Sixty-one Indictments Handed Down by February Grand Jury
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Sixty-one Indictments Handed Down by February Grand Jury

Sixty-one indictments were handed down by a Hopkins County Grand Jury Tuesday afternoon, February 22, 2017. Most of the indictments were related to drug charges or charges associated with drugs. A few were not. Nelson Mitchell Privette, 20, was indicted on two counts Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon. A driver weaving in and out of traffic on State Highway 11E Wednesday night stopped his antics near the Highway 11E/FM 3019...

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Channel 18 News, Wednesday February 22, 2107
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Alliance Bank Robber Captured in Arizona
Feb22

Alliance Bank Robber Captured in Arizona

The man who robbed Sulphur Springs Alliance Bank has been captured in Arizona according to Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jay Sanders. At this time Sanders has little information available other than the man has confessed to the local robbery and several others. Sulphur Springs Police, the FBI, Texas Rangers, and Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office along with other agencies in areas where he committed robberies had been seeking the white...

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One Flown to Tyler Hospital Following Accident on FM 69 South
Feb22

One Flown to Tyler Hospital Following Accident on FM 69 South

A two vehicle accident Wednesday morning on FM 69 South near Tanglewood Drive resulted in one individual being extricated from their vehicle and flown to CHRISTUS Mother Francis Hospital in Tyler. The extent of injuries is unknown at this time according to Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office. Share...

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Wildcats Advance to Area; Set School Record for Wins In A Season
Feb22

Wildcats Advance to Area; Set School Record for Wins In A Season

The Wildcats’ basketball team led from start to finish and defeated North Forney, 55-50 in a bi-district game at Lindale Tuesday night. The Wildcats were aided by some big plays down the stretch from freshman Michael Jefferson. Late in the game, North Forney scored six straight points to cut the Wildcats lead to 52-50 with time running out. The Falcons had the ball. Jefferson was able to deflect a Falcon pass into the hands of...

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Wildcats Soccer Start Second Half of District With Win
Feb22

Wildcats Soccer Start Second Half of District With Win

The Wildcats’ soccer team upset one of the district’s best teams, Pine Tree, winning 1-0 at the SSHS Track Complex Tuesday night. The Wildcats scored the game’s lone goal at around the 16:00 minute mark of the first half. Neither team could manage a goal after that. The Wildcats are hoping the win will be a part of a big second half surge in district play. During the six game first half, the Wildcats could manager...

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Lady Pirates Single Goal Drops Lady Cats to 4-3 in District Play
Feb22

Lady Pirates Single Goal Drops Lady Cats to 4-3 in District Play

The Pine Tree Lady Pirates scored a single second half goal and held on to defeat the Lady Cats’ soccer team, 1-0 at Pine Tree Tuesday night. The loss dropped the Lady Cats to 4-3 in district play. Their season record is 9-6-2 It was the Lady Cats second straight loss, both of them on the road. The Lady Cats will play Marshall at the SSHS Track Complex Friday night. The Lady Cats won in Marshall, 6-0 on January 31. Share...

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Winnsboro Police Report February 13-19, 2017
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Winnsboro Police Report February 13-19, 2017

Winnsboro Police made two arrests, investigated a minor accident, responded to 116 calls for service, and issued 27 citations and 25 warnings during the February 13-19 report period. James Swann, 22 of Winnsboro, was arrested on February 17th for possession of a controlled substance Penalty Group 1, less than 1-gram. Damon Bell, 30 of Mt Pleasant was arrested on February 13th on a Titus County warrant. In the 400 block of South...

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Channel 18 News Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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Lady Cats Golf
Feb21

Lady Cats Golf

Lady Cats Golf Coach Whitney Spigener said her team shot good scores on the first day but then had a hard time on the second day of a Rockwall sponsored tournament at Sulphur Springs Country Club last Friday and Saturday. The Lady Cats were fourth after day one and finished fifth. Sophomore Morgan Landers shot a personal record 85 on the first day and then 98 on day two and finished in 14th place in the tournament. Alissa Sotelo shot...

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