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Another Near Quiet Week in Winnsboro
Sep01

Another Near Quiet Week in Winnsboro

Winnsboro Police Department made four (4) arrests, investigated one accident, answered 160 calls for service, and issued 36 citations and 34 warnings during the week of August 24- 30. On Tuesday, August 25, Alexis Gooch, 19, of Winnsboro was arrested for possession of less than 2 ounces of Marijuana. Friday, August 28, Douglas Barrow, 35, was arrested when his probation was revoked. Dustin Baer, 37, was arrested Sunday on a Hopkins...

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Israel Moreno
Sep01

Israel Moreno

Funeral service for Israel Moreno, 79, of Sulphur Springs, were held at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, Septmeber 1, 2015 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home. No formal visitation. Graveside Services will be held Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 10:00 A.M., at Sulphur Springs City Cemetery. Israel Moreno died Tuesday, September 1, 2015, at Trinity Mother Frances Hospital, in Tyler. Arrangements were under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home....

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Adoptable Animal of the Week: Lilly
Sep01

Adoptable Animal of the Week: Lilly

  Lilly is a two month old Labrador mix. She is suspected to be mixed with a Retriever or Shepard breed. Lilly was found two weeks ago on August 18th when Animal Control Officers were releasing a wild animal back into the countryside at Lake Sulphur Springs. “We were actually releasing one of our own wildlife critters, and there she was running around someone’s truck and boat trailer,” Animal Shelter Officer...

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Watson Becomes Brewster County Auditor
Sep01

Watson Becomes Brewster County Auditor

Hopkins County Human Resources Director Treva Watson is leaving the county to become the first-ever Auditor in Brewster County in Alpine. Tuesday morning, Ms. Watson told KSST News Brewster County and Alpine, Texas are called the Gateway to Big Bend National Park. She grew up in Alpine, attended Sul  Ross University there, and her brother and cousins live in the area now. Watson served Hopkins County in the auditor’s office from...

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Noah Lee Franklin
Sep01

Noah Lee Franklin

Funeral services for Noah Lee Franklin, age 70, of Sulphur Springs will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, September 3, 2015 Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home, with Elder Patrick Lee officiating.  The visitation will be no formal visitation. Mr. Franklin passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2015 at Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler.  He was born on January 8, 1945, the son of Alvin and Mattie Lou (Malone) Franklin, in East Coney, TX. Mr....

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Number of Cities Hit by Police Imposter Increases
Sep01

Number of Cities Hit by Police Imposter Increases

Law enforcement agencies along I-30 from the east side of the Metroplex to Texarkana continue to investigate cases involving a man claiming to be a lawman and who is robbing people. The man first struck outside of a veterinarian’s clinic on the I-30 service road in Sulphur Springs back on June 20. The man was back at a city motel last Saturday at around 6 p.m. A 66-year old Sulphur Springs’ man said the thief said he was a...

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TSCRA Hosts Ranch Gathering in Kaufman
Sep01

TSCRA Hosts Ranch Gathering in Kaufman

The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host a ranch gathering Tues., Sept. 8 at the Kaufman County Fairgrounds in Kaufman, Texas.  The ranch gathering is free and open to the public.  TSCRA Special Ranger Troy McKinney will provide a law enforcement update and offer ranchers information on how they can keep their livestock and equipment safe and secure. Additionally, TSCRA staff will update cattle raisers...

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Lights of Life Thursday September 17 at 6:30pm
Sep01

Lights of Life Thursday September 17 at 6:30pm

Carrie Crowson, owner of Lou Nell’s Fashions, joins Lights of Life co-chairs in bringing a Style Show and Dinner to this year’s fundraising campaign. The fun food and fashion event will be held on Thursday September 17 at 6:30pm at First United Methodist Church fellowship Hall. Tickets are $25, available at Lou Nell’s, 122 Lee St. in Sulphur Springs. Lights of Life events benefit the Hopkins County Healthcare...

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Welding Program Begins at PJC-Sulphur Springs Workforce Center
Aug31

Welding Program Begins at PJC-Sulphur Springs Workforce Center

The first welding class in the Paris Junior College-Sulphur Springs Workforce Center, located at1137 East Loop 301, began Monday. Above, Instructor John Plemons was briefing the students on the program, including instruction procedures and safety before beginning work at the weldstations. –Paul Bailey Share...

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Lee Avery Daniel
Aug31

Lee Avery Daniel

A memorial service for Lee Avery Daniel, 64, of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, Septmeber 6, 2015 at First Baptist Church in Sulphur Springs with Chuck King officiating and Stacey Cody and Jason Stanley assisting. Visitation will be at 2:00 p.m., one hour prior to the service, at the church. Lee Avery Daniel died Monday, August 31, 2015. Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home. Share...

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