Channel 18 News Friday 09-23-16
Sep23
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Work at Municipal Airport Pond Enhances Its Purpose
Sep23

Work at Municipal Airport Pond Enhances Its Purpose

No grass growing in a pond means fewer birds attracted to the water. That’s the goal of the work underway at the Sulphur Springs Airport pond. City workers are pouring concrete this week to conclude a project that has been delayed for some time. The project is funded by a Texas Ramp Grant and the city’s enterprise fund. Peter Karsten, City Finance Director, said the pond was first put in place to serve as a retention pond to assist...

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Wood County’s Delayed Response only Delayed Arrest
Sep23

Wood County’s Delayed Response only Delayed Arrest

A delayed result of a registration search did not deter the arrest of William Raymond Tate, 51 of Yantis and the recovery of a stolen Wood County vehicle. A traffic stop followed normal procedure but when Wood County returned a delayed hit for the stolen vehicle, Hopkins County deputies and Sulphur Springs Police became aware of the Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle. SSPD located the 2011gray Jetta in the Super Handy parking lot at...

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Agrilife: Family & Consumer Science Professionals Impact Young Lives
Sep23

Agrilife: Family & Consumer Science Professionals Impact Young Lives

What Does it Take? Eighth graders all across the country are being encouraged to think about a study track to enter when they begin high school.  That is always a difficult decision, because may adults are still trying to decide what they want to do! My Family & Consumer Sciences colleagues and I are firm believers that our careers are making a difference in the lives of others.  We are professionals whose work assists...

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Channel 18 News Thursday 09-22-16
Sep23
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Second Annual NETBIO Ribeye Roundup October 7
Sep22

Second Annual NETBIO Ribeye Roundup October 7

    Since NETBIO (Northeast Texas Beef Improvement Organization) and the Texas Agri-life Extension Service began assisting independent cow/calf producers in promoting the beef industry, the concept has grown beyond the borders of the state.  Today, beef producers and agribusiness representatives work together through pre-conditioning and marketing to optimize their product to beef buyers. A celebration of this success is...

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Glover Sentenced to Two Years for Injury to Child
Sep22

Glover Sentenced to Two Years for Injury to Child

Thursday morning in Eighth Judicial District Court, Ashley Glover, 30 of Sulphur Springs was sentenced to two years in prison for injury to a child following a plea agreement. Glover was arrested in August of this year after a child in her care tested positive for drugs during an investigation by Child Protective Services. The offense occurred on July 25, 2016. Share...

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Chamber Connection September 22
Sep22

Chamber Connection September 22

By Lezley Brown The deadline has come and gone for last year’s cooks to keep their stew site, but we will always take entries for the 47th Annual Stew Cook-off.  The absolute deadline for entry into the contest is Friday, October 7th at 5:00 p.m.  All cooks signed up for the 47th Annual Stew Cook-off will need to attend the Cooks Meeting on Tuesday, October 11th at 6 p.m. at the Southwest Dairy Museum.  Cooks will receive their...

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Woman Attacks Brother With Knife, Resists Arrest
Sep22

Woman Attacks Brother With Knife, Resists Arrest

Sulphur Springs Police were called to a disturbance in the 700 block of Fuller Street Wednesday night shortly before 11 p.m. There the officer found Kyri Shakur Ivery, 23, in the yard of the residence yelling and acting belligerent. When the officer asked her to calm down, she began to curse and yell again. As he attempted to restrain her, she pulled away and resisted the officer. As he used necessary force, she scratched his wrist....

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Gordon  Sentenced to Seven Years Following Third DWI 3rd or More Conviction
Sep22

Gordon Sentenced to Seven Years Following Third DWI 3rd or More Conviction

In Eighth Judicial District Court Wednesday, David Gordon, 56, was sentenced to seven years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for his third DWI conviction. His third arrest for DWI resulted from an accident in May 2015 that sent a Hopkins County teenager to then Hopkins County Memorial Hospital. Gordon had received felony probation for his two previous DWI 3rd convictions, according to the District Attorney’s office.   In...

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