MADD Presents Additional Breathalyzer to SSPD
Jul07

MADD Presents Additional Breathalyzer to SSPD

Tuesday afternoon Mothers Against Drunk Driving presented the Sulphur Springs Police Department with a breathalyzer. The presentation at the city police station featured members of MADD along with Mayor Kayla Price, City Manager Marc Maxwell, and Chief of Police Jay Sanders. SSPD now has four patrol units equipped with the portable equipment. Eddie Moon, with the SSPD, said the new equipment would be put into service with the Tuesday...

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Wesley “Buddy” Manning McMahan
Jul07

Wesley “Buddy” Manning McMahan

Wesley “Buddy” Manning McMahan left his earthy vessel and went to be with the Lord on July 6, 2015. He was born in Dike, Texas on November 1, 1926 to Walter and Rebecca McMahan. Buddy married Eva Nell Joslin on July 6, 1953 which blessed them with two children, three granddaughters, and five great-grandchildren. Buddy served in the Army during WWII. He was a member of IOOF #77 for several years serving as Vice Grand and Vice Noble...

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Person of Interest found in Weekend Assault
Jul07

Person of Interest found in Weekend Assault

A person of interest has been identified by Sulphur Springs Police as they seek to identify the suspect that attacked a Sulphur Springs man this past weekend. Monday the injured man was undergoing eye surgery at Parkland Hospital in Dallas. When identified as the assailant and arrested, the attacker will be charged with aggravated assault according to Police Chief Jay Sanders. Sanders stated the difficulty has been having someone...

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South Broadway Building to House Express Care Facility
Jul07

South Broadway Building to House Express Care Facility

Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board of Directors voted to proceed with the lease of a building on South Broadway that once housed Radio Shack. The building will serve the hospital as an emergency express care facility. The yet to be named facility will provide express medical care for southside residents of the city and county, as well as any that desire to attain services there. Questions regarding parking and the expansion of...

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Meal-A-Day
Jul07

Meal-A-Day

Every morning the volunteer cooks of Meal-A-Day arrive at the senior center at  7 am to prepare delicious meals for your local seniors. All meals are prepared and ready to deliver by 10 am.  About 120 to 180 meals are prepared each day. It’s a well orchestrated process as each driver pulls up, loads coolers and crates then head off. Director Karon Weatherman tells us they are almost always in need of volunteer drivers to fill...

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Diver Recovers Weapon; Mother, Son Arrested
Jul07

Diver Recovers Weapon; Mother, Son Arrested

A woman lost a purse from her car in an auto burglary and the credit cards taken from the purse were used at Walmart in Mineola. From surveillance video, Hopkins County sheriff’s officers were able to identify the individual using the cards. That arrest led officers to another individual, which will enable the clearing of all the remaining car burglaries that recently occurred in the county. Three different groups had been...

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Jay Evan Landers
Jul07

Jay Evan Landers

Jay Evan Landers, age 43 of Sulphur Springs passed away July 5th at his home.  He was born on January 24, 1972 in Tyler the son of Ronnie Landers and Deanna Landers.  Jay was a loving son, brother, uncle, husband and had many friends.  He married Bonnie Amanda Morehead on August 8, 2003.  She preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife, Amber Busby and her daughters, Callie and Cassidy; his parents; grandmother, Imogene Jacobs;...

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PJC-Sulphur Springs Center Offers Classes to Community
Jul07

PJC-Sulphur Springs Center Offers Classes to Community

The Continuing Education Department at the Paris Junior College – Sulphur Springs Center is offering medical and software training courses to the public during the month of July. The classes will be held at the campus, located at 1202 West Houston. For registration or additional information, call 903-885-1232 or visit www.parisjc.edu/ce. Microsoft Word Level 1 covers creating, saving and opening documents; editing documents;...

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Dive Team Dredge Lakes for Stolen Firearms
Jul06

Dive Team Dredge Lakes for Stolen Firearms

Local law enforcement officers were tipped off by an informant about two stolen firearms that had been thrown into two lakes in Sulphur Springs. One firearm, a 9mm, was thrown into Lake Sulphur Springs, while the other firearm, a 380 auto, was thrown into Peavine Pinion Pool. The two firearms are believed to have been stolen through car burglaries according to Chief Criminal Investigator Lewis Tatum. The weapons have not been tied to...

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David Adams
Jul06

David Adams

David Adams of Emory passed away Thursday, July 2, 2015, at his home.  Services are pending at this time with Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home of Emory. Share...

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