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A Hopkins County Jury Awards in Excess of $8-million in Injury Case
May23

A Hopkins County Jury Awards in Excess of $8-million in Injury Case

A Hopkins County jury returned a verdict of what will be in excess of $8-million Tuesday in the 62nd District court. The verdict is by far, the largest ever in Hopkins County history. The Plaintiff was represented by Randy Roberts and Mike Ace of The Roberts and Roberts Law Firm in Tyler and by local attorney John C. Ginn of Smith, McDowell, Ginn. The Plaintiff, Charles Knighton, a Franklin County truck driver, was unloading a feed...

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Channel 18 News, Tuesday, May 23, 2017
May23
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Public Library Announces Knights and Princesses 2017 Summer Reading Program
May23

Public Library Announces Knights and Princesses 2017 Summer Reading Program

Hope Cain, Librarian at the Sulphur Springs Public Library, has announced the schedule for the children’s summer reading program. Theme for the summer is Knights and Princess Summer Reading program. It begins with a Medieval Times Storytime. June 7 at 10:30am Sulphur Springs Public Library’s Knights and Princess Summer Reading Program will host an unofficial kickoff with a Medieval Times Storytime. We cannot wait to see who will...

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Winnsboro Police Department Report for May 15-21, 2017
May23

Winnsboro Police Department Report for May 15-21, 2017

Winnsboro Police Department arrested three, investigated one accident, issued 41 citations, wrote 47 warnings, and responded to 155 calls for service during the report period May 15-21, 2017 Matthew Harris, 21 of Sulphur Springs was arrested May 15th on a Hopkins County warrant. Melanie Slayton, 34, of Sulphur Springs was arrested May 16th for Driving while License Invalid with Previous Convictions. Richard Bailey, 39, of Winnsboro...

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PJC Meets State Financial Health Standards
May23

PJC Meets State Financial Health Standards

According to an annual report done by The Higher Education Coordinating Board for the Governor’s Office and the Legislative Budget Board, Paris Junior College is in good financial health. “It’s an assessment of the overall financial health of the 50 community colleges in Texas,” said PJC President Dr. Pam Anglin. “It’s done to identify potential financial stress and there were only 24 colleges meeting all the thresholds and PJC is one...

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SSHS Fishing Club’s Scott, Hunt Place 19th at State Tournament
May23

SSHS Fishing Club’s Scott, Hunt Place 19th at State Tournament

The Sulphur Springs High School Fishing Club’s team of senior Sam Scott and sophomore Hagan Hunt won $1,000 in scholarship money each and other prizes for finishing in nineteenth place in the Texas High School Bass Association’s State Tournament this past weekend at Lake Ray Roberts. According to Fishing Club Coach Norman Sanders, another team finished around thirty-sixth or thirty-seventh while a third team came in around...

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Over 200 Attend City’s Comprehensive Plan Discussion
May23

Over 200 Attend City’s Comprehensive Plan Discussion

Approximately 200 citizens of Sulphur Springs arrived early Monday evening at the Hopkins County Civic Center to discuss the Comprehensive Plan for the city. Ian Lockwood of Toole Design Group will lead the four person team that is working with city staff and residents in developing the plan that will replace a 20-year old plan that, according to City Manager Marc Maxwell, is now outdated due to growth in the city. Lockwood, who...

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Don’t Be Late for Eighth Judicial District Court
May23

Don’t Be Late for Eighth Judicial District Court

Ladarius Devonte Thomas, 21, of Memphis, Tennessee failed to appear at the appointment time Monday for arraignment in Eighth Judicial District Court. Thomas is charged with Money Laundering more than $2500 but less than $30,000 in a March 25, 2017 arrest. When he did appear, he was arrested and placed in Hopkins County Jail. His original bond was $15,000 for the money laundering. His bond now is $30,000. Share...

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Como Man Plans Surprise. Or Did He?
May23

Como Man Plans Surprise. Or Did He?

A 32-year old Como man is charged with Theft of Property over $2500 to $30,000 after he was found in possession of a Mule ATV reported stolen Monday. Cpl Todd Evans and Investigator Dennis Findley found the property on County Road 560, Winnsboro behind the house in which the man, Issac Tyrell Dotson, was living. Dotson admitted taking the property and that he did not have permission to do so. He said he was planning to surprise the...

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Summer Reading Program Launches June 7-8 with a Castle, Dragon, Knights and Princesses!
May23

Summer Reading Program Launches June 7-8 with a Castle, Dragon, Knights and Princesses!

Don’t miss the Sulphur Springs Public Library’s launch of the 2017 Summer Reading Program because this year’s program is going to be awesome! According to Librarian Hope Cain, youngsters who attend the June 7 “Storytime” at 10:30am will get to meet an actor from Medieval Times and hear stories bearing the Knights and Princesses theme. Youngsters and their families who come back on June 8 at 6pm can attend...

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