DWI Arrests Over Weekend
Oct09

DWI Arrests Over Weekend

Two Sulphur Springs men were arrested for second offense Driving While Intoxicated incidents in separate cases over the weekend. One man was taken into custody after being involved in a two vehicle crash at Broadway and McCann in Sulphur Springs just after 1 a.m. Sunday. He reportedly exhibited signs of intoxication. Later during a blood draw, two sheriff’s deputies were needed to hold him down. 38-year old Jonathan Frank Bishop...

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Legacy Hospice Set to Boost Blue Santa
Sep27

Legacy Hospice Set to Boost Blue Santa

Legacy Hospice will once again  provide BBQ lunches during the Blue Santa Campaign.   During the 2016 event, Legacy sold around 300 lunches.  The money raised goes toward the purchase of toys for area children.   Each lunch contains: A Duffey chopped brisket sandwich chips desert and water For a donation of $6.00 per lunch, folks can get their own original Duffey Brisket Sandwich. The 2017 Event will be at Lowe’s in Sulphur...

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Texas is #13 in Strictest DUI Laws: You May Be Surprised Where Hopkins County Fits In
Aug12

Texas is #13 in Strictest DUI Laws: You May Be Surprised Where Hopkins County Fits In

“With drunk driving resulting in roughly 1 million arrests, 10,000 deaths and $44 billion in economic damage each year, we released an in-depth report on 2017’s Strictest & Most Lenient States on DUI.” WalletHub explained. Texas is #13 on the strictness sale. In Texas there were 987 fatalities due to DUI incidents in 2016. In 2016 Hopkins County had 39 DUI crashes, specifically 8 were in Sulphur Springs. To view the...

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Cutting Crime With Curfew Laws
Jul27

Cutting Crime With Curfew Laws

By Savannah Owens In response to incidents of vandalism – many cities such as Greenville, Dallas, Rockwall, Paris, Allen, and Mt. Pleasant have implemented curfew laws. Sulphur Springs currently does not have curfew laws.  KSST interviewed various sources on the pros and cons of curfew laws and their impact on crime and vandalism. To start the discussion – Curfews for minors differ from city to city, they typically impact...

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Wood County Sheriff’s Report July 12-18, 2017
Jul21

Wood County Sheriff’s Report July 12-18, 2017

July 12th Deputies were dispatched to CR 1686 near Alba, at approximately 12:35 a.m., in reference to a possible burglary. Deputies searched the residence and the scene was cleared. Deputies were dispatched to CR 2377 near Alba, at approximately 7:25 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the area and the building was secure. Deputies were dispatched to Comanche near Quitman, at approximately 7:54 a.m., in reference to a...

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13 year old collecting for Deputies
Jun29

13 year old collecting for Deputies

If you have any questions or comments or wish to donate or purchase a T-Shirt, call or email Silvia Reyes at (903) 569-3711   or...

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911 Connection Event
May27

911 Connection Event

By Savannah Owens The 911 Connection event was put on by the first responders to educate children and the public about safety.   “The city of Commerce has a fire education trailer and the Sulphur Springs firemen asked if we would bring the trailer over and teach the kids about fire safety. It’s important to get people used to practicing [their safety plans].” Myles Zimmerman a firefighter from Commerce said as...

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Hopkins County Teen Court
Jan12

Hopkins County Teen Court

Hopkins County Teen Court is an event to behold. Phrases like “If it pleases the court” and “No further questions your Honor” are used and used well. A trial, complete with a twelve member jury, takes place each month. Judge and Bailiffs aside, teens makeup the entire court.  Both sides even interview potential jury members, and in turn strike potentials for various reasons. At a basic level, Teen Court...

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Winnsboro Police Department Report 8-1-2016 to 8-7-16
Aug09

Winnsboro Police Department Report 8-1-2016 to 8-7-16

The Winnsboro Police Department made five arrests, responded 176 calls for service, 50 citations, 28 warnings, 5 arrests, and no accidents during this reporting period. Devaney, April, age 31, of Point, was arrested on 8-3-16 for possession of a controlled substance. Roberts, Michael, age 65, of Winnsboro, was arrested on 8-4-16 on a Wood County warrant. Williams, Craig, age 24, of Hallsville, was arrested on 8-5-16 for driving while...

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Winnsboro Police Department Report 7-4-2016 to 7-10-2016
Jul13

Winnsboro Police Department Report 7-4-2016 to 7-10-2016

Albright, Steven, 37 years of age, of Hawkins, was arrested on 7-5-2016 on Upshur County warrants and City of Winnsboro Municipal warrants. French, Samuel, 28 years of age, of Mt. Vernon, was arrested on 7-6-2016 on a Franklin County warrant. Wagner, Anthony, 32 years of age, of Tyler, was arrested on 7-7-2016 on Wood County warrants. The Winnsboro Police Department responded to 152 calls for service, 40 citations, 47 warnings, and no...

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