Backyard Hanger In Yantis Area Obliterated by Monday Storm
May25

Backyard Hanger In Yantis Area Obliterated by Monday Storm

A backyard aircraft hangar is (was) located two miles north of Yantis on Hwy 154 was obliterated but the plane (a Breezy) seems undamaged.  The plane had just passed it’s annual inspection Monday morning and was tied down and covered inside the hangar. Three of the poles to which the plane was tied were broken off at ground level and tossed around, but not far enough to take the plane with them.  The beam over the 40 foot...

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Large Number Rural Power Outages As a Result of Monday’s Storm
May25

Large Number Rural Power Outages As a Result of Monday’s Storm

Approximately 4,000 homes in Hopkins County were without electrical power as of 7:40 p.m. Monday evening. Over 2,000 in the Arbala, Reilly Spring, Shirley area were without power. Between Sulphur Springs and Dike, some 1,075 were without electrical power. Smaller numbers in the Martin Springs area and Como area were without power. In the Brashear area County Roads 1119, 1110, 1117, 1112, 1115 are closed. A tree was on fire near a barn...

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“Updated” Memorial Day Storm Report
May25

“Updated” Memorial Day Storm Report

As of 6:50 p.m. Monday evening, 6,000 Sulphur Springs residents were without electrical power. By 7:30 p.m. Oncor reports there are 7,000 electric meters in Sulphur Springs without power. According to David Collier with Oncor, all electrical power in the city will not be restored by Tuesday morning. Oncor has pledged to work through the night and continually until the problem is solved according to City Manager Marc Maxwell....

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Photos of Wind Damage Submitted to KSST (email yours to ksst1230@gmail.com)
May25
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**Updated** Crop Dusters Damaged at Sulphur Springs Airport
May25
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Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 5:15 p.m. for Hopkins and Surrounding Counties
May25

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 5:15 p.m. for Hopkins and Surrounding Counties

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has Issued A severe thunderstorm Warning for: Hopkins, Hunt , Delta , Southern Lamar counties until 5:15 p.m. At 400pm CST, severe Thunderstorms Were Along a Line from Farmersville to 8mi North of Terrell, Moving East at 45 MPH. Hazard, 60 MPH Wind Gusts and penny size Hail. Impact, Expect Damage to Roofs, Siding and Trees. Locations Impacted Include: Greenville, Sulphur Springs, Commerce,...

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“Updated” Tornado Watch Until 10 p.m. May 25 Cancelled
May25

“Updated” Tornado Watch Until 10 p.m. May 25 Cancelled

The National Weather Service has canceled a tornado watch in effect until 10 p.m. for Hopkins, Hunt, Rains, Lamar, Delta, and Van Zandt counties in Northeast Texas. The watch was cancelled at 7:15 p.m. Monday.  ...

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Flooding For South Sulphur River Continues; More Rain Possible
May25

Flooding For South Sulphur River Continues; More Rain Possible

The Flood warning continues until further notice for the South Sulphur River near Cooper. At 11:15 a.m. Monday the stage was 18.80 Feet. Flood Stage is 16.0 Feet. Minor Flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast. The River will continue rising to a crest near 20 feet by Tuesday morning then begin falling but remain above flood stage for the next several days. At 20 Feet, moderate out of bank flooding will occur along the...

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Three Additional Arrests in Investigation of County Burglaries
May25

Three Additional Arrests in Investigation of County Burglaries

Hopkins County Sheriff’s deputies and investigators have been busy during the month of May making arrests in connection with burglaries. Sunday, May 24th was no exception. A 17-year old Sulphur Springs man was arrested just before 11 a.m. Sunday after his vehicle had become stuck in the mud. The man was accused of breaking into several vehicles on County Road 1171. The male is in Hopkins County jail Monday awaiting a Tuesday...

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Congressman Hosts Wednesday Local Informal Event
May25

Congressman Hosts Wednesday Local Informal Event

U.S. Representative John Ratcliffe (R-Heath) will host a local meet and greet in Sulphur Springs on Wednesday, May 27, from 8-9a.m. at Coffee Off the Square on 204 Church St. The event is called “Coffee With Your Congressman” which is informal and requires no advanced registration. All constituents are welcome to attend. “The priorities of the people of our district are my priorities,” said Ratcliffe. “Every time I go to cast my vote...

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