Channel 18 News Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Local Man Arrested for Arson
May25

Local Man Arrested for Arson

Eric Dale Bailey, 30, of Sulphur Springs is in Hopkins County Jail charged with arson and held on a $20,000 bond. Bailey’s arson charge is related to an early morning fire in the 900 block of Gilmer Street. The investigation is continuing according to Fire Investigator Aaron Kager. The offense is a second degree felony. As previously reported by KSST News, Sulphur Springs fire investigators were seeking to determine the reason for an...

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Memorial Day Event May 30 on Celebration Plaza
May24

Memorial Day Event May 30 on Celebration Plaza

Darlene Stanford of Hunt County has a heart for Veterans. She has organized a solemn event to observe the true meaning of Memorial Day, to be held Monday May 30 at 11am on Celebration Plaza. The public is invited to the free event which will include Pledge of Allegiance, patriotic music and readings, lowering and raising of the American flag, recognition of branches of military, and a three-volley salute. At 12 noon, a hamburger and...

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Channel 18 News Monday, May 23, 2016
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Apology For Vandalism Accepted Saturday
May21

Apology For Vandalism Accepted Saturday

Public outcry turned into tears as Romeo, the 14-year old who defaced Hopkins County Veteran’s Memorial kiosk faced the public Saturday from noon until 4 p.m. On Saturday, May 21st while Celebration Plaza was filled with families celebrating the 9-1-1 connection of law enforcement, EMS, and fire fighters, Romeo bravely met those who came to receive his apology for his actions and to tell him their stories of family, friends, or...

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9-1-1 The Connection Connected Citizens with Public Servants
May21

9-1-1 The Connection Connected Citizens with Public Servants

“Many more than we expected” are the words Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jay Sanders used as he summarized 9-1-1 The Connection an Emergency Medical Services, Fire Department and Sulphur Springs Police Department event on Celebration Plaza Saturday, May 21st. The midday event featured activities for the entire family. Blood pressure and sugar checks, bounce houses, Batman and Superman highlighted the day. Pictures and ID...

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Channel 18 News Friday, May 20, 2016
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How Do Local Students Feel About Obama’s “Bathroom Decree”?
May20

How Do Local Students Feel About Obama’s “Bathroom Decree”?

On Friday, May 13, 2016, the Obama Administration sent out a decree for all public schools in the nation. The decree stated that all public schools must allow transgender students to use the bathroom they identify with or lose federal funding. On average, the nation’s K-12 school districts receive around 10% of all their funding from the federal government. The decree won’t just impact funding for K-12 public school...

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Three Young Men Arrested For Possession and Intent To Sell Controlled Substances
May20

Three Young Men Arrested For Possession and Intent To Sell Controlled Substances

Sulphur Springs Special Crimes Unit officers arrested three young men who were in possession of and intending to sell narcotics to high school students in two separate incidents on Thursday. On Thursday morning Sulphur Springs High School officers discovered that Cameron Blayne Davis, 17, was in possession of a approximately 13 Xanax pills. Davis was attempting to sell the pills to other students at the high school. SCU Sergeant Mark...

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Channel 18 News Thursday, May 19, 2016: Early Voting; SSHS Honors Breakfast; Adoptable Pet; Imaging Center
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