Channel 18 News, Friday, April 19, 2016
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No Bail for These Two
Apr29

No Bail for These Two

Russel Edward Skeen and Caitlan Prestidge will remain in jail without bail for up to 60 days or until they can be tried for the cases against them. Friday morning, the District Attorney’s office sought the court to grant motions filed under Article 1 Section 11a of the Texas Constitution against the two defendants based on new charges for which they were arrested on the 27th of April. They were both out on bond for previous possession...

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Glass Urges Early Voting; Notes Expanding Vision for Sulphur Springs
Apr29

Glass Urges Early Voting; Notes Expanding Vision for Sulphur Springs

Early voting is underway in the Sulphur Springs City Council Election. Early voting continues through Tuesday, May 4th with Election Day, Saturday, May 7th. Emily Glass, Mayor Pro-Tem urges Sulphur Springs citizens to cast their ballot in the election. Glass has served three years and is ending her first term on the council. She is seeking re-election to Place Five on the council. Glass told KSST News Friday morning that during her...

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Two Arrested For Endangering Children and Possession of Controlled Substance
Apr28

Two Arrested For Endangering Children and Possession of Controlled Substance

Russell Edward Skeen, 49, and Caitlan Danae Prestidge, 24, both of Sulphur Springs were arrested Wednesday evening for two counts of Endangering a Child and for Possession of a Controlled Substance. Sulphur Springs Police Officer Amanda Weatherford performed a routine traffic stop on a 2004 Chevy Silverado traveling north bound on Fisher Street. The vehicle was carrying two adults and two young children of the ages of 7 and 8....

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Mayor Celebrates Arbor Day Planting Tree in Buford Park
Apr28

Mayor Celebrates Arbor Day Planting Tree in Buford Park

Sulphur Springs Mayor Kayla Price-Mitchell planted a tree in honor of Arbor Day Thursday, April 28, 2016, near the new pavilion in Buford Park. The 9 a.m. event, attended by city staff members and fellow City Council member Emily Glass, brought attention to the loss of trees due to drought and new construction.  tree 1 tree 3 tree 2 20160428_090031 tree 4   Share...

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Early Voting In City Council Race at 92
Apr28

Early Voting In City Council Race at 92

As of 9 a.m. Wednesday morning, 92 ballots have been cast during early voting in the Sulphur Springs City Council race. Early voting is conducted at City Hall in the second floor conference room. Thursday, early voting is extended until 7 p.m. Easy access to the board room is available to the handicapped and others with limitations. To access the boardroom, use the ramp entrance to City Hall. After entering City Hall from the ramp,...

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Animals of the Week: Huey, Dewey and Louie
Apr27

Animals of the Week: Huey, Dewey and Louie

Huey, Dewey and Louie are three male kittens of two months of age. They were found in a cardboard box under a tree at the Shadow Ridge Apartments and were picked up by Animal Shelter Officers this morning, April 27. “Somebody found them this morning after the storm, so we went and picked them up.” Animal Shelter Officer Barbi Mitchell said. “We don’t know anything about them, but they look very healthy....

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Channel 18 News Friday, April 22, 2016
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Auditorium Remodel Forces Cancellation of Children’s Concert
Apr22

Auditorium Remodel Forces Cancellation of Children’s Concert

An annual cultural event for all third, fourth, and fifth graders in all Hopkins County Schools has been canceled. The Sulphur Springs Symphony League has been presenting the annual children’s concert that features a music-focused learning experience for students for the past 18 years. This year the May event has been cancelled due to lack of venue. Over 1,000 students were to have attended the event at the Civic Center/SSISD...

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Channel 18 News Thursday, April 22, 2016
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