Eric Dexter Fuller, Sr.
Oct23

Eric Dexter Fuller, Sr.

Funeral Home: Tumey Mortuary Funeral Services for Eric Dexter Fuller, Sr. (Age) 51 of (Residence) Mt. Pleasant, Texas will be at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, October 25, 2014 at the Sheppard Street Church of Christ, Mt. Pleasant, Texas With Bro. Skippy Norman, Sr., Minister, officiating and Bro. Bruce McKinney will do the Eulogy. Burial will be held in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Mt. Pleasant, Texas under the direction of Tumey Mortuary, Mt....

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United We Stand
Oct23

United We Stand

Three of our local banks joined forces today to do a fund raiser for the United Way Campaign. The Alliance Bank, City National Bank and Guarantee Bank and Trust served a hamburger lunch to 100’s of hungry customers and raised money for the United Way. All of the lunch costs were funded by the banks so all of the proceeds could be donated. Our hats are off to the banks and their employees who graciously worked the fund raiser....

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Foundation Endowment Established
Oct23

Foundation Endowment Established

  Thursday, October 23, 2014, Guaranty Bank & Trust – The Health Care Foundation board of directors are thrilled to announce the establishment of the “Leaving a Legacy” endowment fund. A check presentation will be made Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Guaranty Bank & Trust. The $400,000 presented to Guaranty Bank & Trust Wealth Management group represents six years of donations received and reserved from the success of...

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“Updated” Cumby Man Killed by Falling Tree
Oct23

“Updated” Cumby Man Killed by Falling Tree

A 40-year old Cumby man was killed Wednesday morning when a large oak tree fell on him as he was clearing property in Hopkins County. The deceased had been identified as Ramiro Maares Jimenez. Justice of the Peace Yvonne King pronounced the man dead at the scene. The accident occurred on property off of FM 1567 between Miller Grove and Highway 19 at around 10:15 a.m. Wednesday...

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Lone Star Action Sports
Oct23

Lone Star Action Sports

A champion in-line skater and champion BMX bike rider with Lone Star Action Sports will perform at Fall Festival Friday and Saturday afternoon in the area in front of the Civic Center entrance. Jaren Grobe is the in-line skate champion. Landon Gideon is the BMX bike champion. John Shaw organized the team. All three appeared with Fall Festival Board Member Tony Aguilar on KSST’s Good Morning Show with Enola Gay Thursday morning....

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“Updated” Jail Project Update
Oct23

“Updated” Jail Project Update

Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom says all the more than 100 piers have been installed for the foundation of the new County Jail project. He says work is beginning for plumbing and electrical. After that a foundation slab is expected to be poured by December 1. Walls will be put up next. Judge Newsom says by December 1 the project should be back on schedule. He adds it remains within budget....

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Hopkins County General Election Sample Ballots
Oct23

Hopkins County General Election Sample Ballots

Sample ballots are now available for the November General Election on the hopkinscountytx.org site. Click on your voting precinct number for the sample ballot. See link below… Voting Precincts and Sample Ballot Link

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Thomas F. Jenkins
Oct23

Thomas F. Jenkins

Funeral Services for Thomas F. Jenkins, age 88 of Yantis will be 2:00 pm, Saturday, October 25, 2014 at Tapp Chapel. Interment will follow in the Colony Cemetery in Alba with Ashley Jenkins, Bobby Jenkins, Tommy Jenkins, Thomas Jenkins, Scott Masher and Richard Bearden serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be 6 till 8 pm, Friday, October 24, 2014 at Tapp Funeral Home. Thomas Franklin Jenkins passed away on Wednesday, October 22,...

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“Updated” Hopkins County Sheriff’s Detective Daniel Winn Arrested
Oct23

“Updated” Hopkins County Sheriff’s Detective Daniel Winn Arrested

A Hopkins County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigator, 34-year old Daniel Madison Winn of Sulphur Springs, has been arrested and charged with tampering with physical evidence. Indications are the charge involves theft of drugs from the Sheriff’s evidence room. JP Yvonne King set bond for Winn at $25,000. Winn was asked to take a drug test. Then a two-day Sheriff’s investigation resulted in his arrest. A Texas Ranger is now assisting in the...

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Zombie Run To Raise Funds For SSHS Project Graduation Celebration
Oct23

Zombie Run To Raise Funds For SSHS Project Graduation Celebration

The Sulphur Springs High School Senior Class of 2015 is having a Zombie Run and Fun to raise money to defray costs of their Project Graduation Celebration. It’s Saturday beginning at 6:45 p.m. taking off from Celebration Plaza. Zombies along the route will be trying to take runners’ flags. The run is part of lots of activities from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. including a dunking booth, games, a live DJ, dance contest and much more. By Don...

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