Channel 18 News, Monday, May 2, 2016
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Regional Track Wrap-up
May02

Regional Track Wrap-up

Wildcats Track Coach Matt Young said distance runner Jacob Gatewood capped off a sensational season competing in the 3200-meter run and 1600-meter run at the regional track meet Friday and Saturday at UT Arlington. Coach Young knew the competition was tough and he hoped Gatewood could finish among the top six. In the 3200-meter run Friday, Gatewood challenged the best runners and was at 4:49 half way through. Coach Young said that was...

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Bond for Roach Increased to $200,000
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Bond for Roach Increased to $200,000

Bond for Donald Michael Roach, 44, was revoked and reset Monday, May 2, 2016 in Eighth Judicial District Court during a hearing on the state’s request to re-bond.  Roach is now under a $200,000 bond. Roach, who was out of jail on bond, was taken into custody Monday morning and returned to Hopkins County Jail. Roach was arrested and had been in Hopkins County jail following the outcry of a 7-year old child to a relative. He had been on...

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Wildcats Baseball May Have One More Game Tonight
May02

Wildcats Baseball May Have One More Game Tonight

The Wildcats’ baseball team may not be done for the season after all. There is the possibility that the Wildcats game at Marshall, postponed Friday night could be made up Monday or Tuesday night. The latest is the game has been rescheduled for 8 p.m. Monday night. That according to Athletic Director Greg Owens. Right now Marshall and Hallsville are tied for second place in the district. Coach Owens said their would be an...

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PJC-Sulphur Springs Campus Offers Beginning Teacher Ed. Courses
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Bright Star Baseball Cancels May 2 Game
May02

Bright Star Baseball Cancels May 2 Game

The Bright Star Baseball game set for Monday May 2 has been cancelled due to wet field conditions. Share...

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Nancy Simms Hudson
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Nancy Simms Hudson

Nancy Simms Hudson, age 73, of Pickton, born on January 25, 1943, her mother’s birthday, peacefully passed into the arms of the Lord on Sunday, May 1, 2016. She was the daughter of Rigdon Orr “Jack” Simms and Margaret Burkitt Simms of Houston. She was a retired school teacher and member of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Pickton. She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Matthew J. Hudson. She is survived by...

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SSISD Board Special Session Considers New Bowie Prinicpal
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SSISD Board Special Session Considers New Bowie Prinicpal

Sulphur Springs ISD Board meets in special session Tuesday, May 3rd at noon to swear in incumbent trustees, reorganize board with the election of a President, Vice President, and Secretary. They will also consider the hiring of a new Principal for Bowie Primary School. Carol Worsham recently retired as Principal at Bowie. Other personnel matters including hiring, reassignment, and resignations will also come before the board. The...

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Flat Tire Deflates Arkansas Man’s Options
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Flat Tire Deflates Arkansas Man’s Options

Christopher Jerome Strong, 33, of Banks, Arkansas was arrested Sunday night for Failing to Identify and Money Laundering. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a possible vehicle crash between the north service road and I-30 at the 120 mile marker. A flat tire caused the vehicle to leave the interstate roadway. Upon arrival, deputies asked for the driver’s name and date of birth. Strong gave a false name of...

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Yantis ISD Spelling/Vocabulary Team wins Regional Conference
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Yantis ISD Spelling/Vocabulary Team wins Regional Conference

The Yantis High School Spelling/Vocabulary Team won the Conference A Regional Championship at the Regional Academic Meet at Tarleton State University in Stephenville Saturday. Among the 36 teams taking the test at the four Regional Academic Meets throughout the state, the Yantis Spellers achieved the third highest score. Senior Cristo Sanchez led the team with a 1st place finish while Shelbie Shoemaker won 2nd in the individual...

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