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Como-Pickton Seniors Honored At Academic Awards Assembly
May23

Como-Pickton Seniors Honored At Academic Awards Assembly

Como-Pickton High School Principal Kelly Baird welcomes students and guests to the school’s annual Senior Academic Awards Assembly. Como-Pickton High School seniors were honored this week with awards, scholarships and honors during the annual Senior Academic Awards program. The Class of 2019 was awarded at least $170,600 in scholarships, at the annual salute of outstanding 12th graders. Valedictorian K’Lah Skidmore was...

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Amy Sprague, Breeanna Hicks Announced As NHHS Valedictorian, Salutatorian
May23

Amy Sprague, Breeanna Hicks Announced As NHHS Valedictorian, Salutatorian

Amy Sprague, daughter of Duane and Lisa Sprague, and Breeanna Hickks, daughter of Mindy Hicks, have been recognized as the top seniors at North Hopkins High School. Five years ago, they were the top two students in their class in junior high, Hicks as valedictorian and Sprague salutatorian. Throughout high school their GPAs continued to be close. Over the years, a rivalry developed between the two, but a friendly one, as each...

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Channel 18 News:  Thursday, May 23, 2019
May23
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Local Author’s Book Showcases the Texas Ranger Who Ended Bonnie and Clyde’s Crime Spree in 1934
May23

Local Author’s Book Showcases the Texas Ranger Who Ended Bonnie and Clyde’s Crime Spree in 1934

It was on May 23, 1934 that the bloody career of the most notorious criminal couple in American history came to an end. Now, eighty-five years later, a recent release by local author Gene Shelton will better acquaint readers with the lawman who stopped the pair. The book is entitled “MANHUNTER” and is a novel based on the life and times of Frank Hamer, Texas Ranger. Shelton actually wrote the book over 20 years ago based...

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Convicted Sex Offender Accused Of Failing To Comply With Terms to Register
May23

Convicted Sex Offender Accused Of Failing To Comply With Terms to Register

Garrett Mahew Bursby A 23-year-old Brashear man was arrested at 1:18 p.m. Thursday at his County Road 1158 residence by Investigator Charles Humphries for failure to comply with sex offender laws which require individuals with prior sex convictions to register with local authorities. Humphries said authorities were first alerted to Garrett Mahew Bursby, after he was reportedly seen April 26 during regular school hours at a county...

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7 Pounds Of Suspected Methamphetamine Discovered In Car Speaker During Traffic Stop
May23

7 Pounds Of Suspected Methamphetamine Discovered In Car Speaker During Traffic Stop

Andrew Zachery Berry A traffic stop on Interstate 30 by Cumby police yielded more than 7 pounds of methamphetamine in a sub-woofer box located in the trunk of a car and a small container of THC inside of the vehicle, according to arrest reports. Cumby Police Officer Kenneth Jones reported seeing an eastbound beige colored vehicle drive onto the shoulder and over the white line, after passing him on I-30 around 1:45 p.m. Thursday....

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Meet Four More Contestants for  Ms. Hopkins County Sr!
May23

Meet Four More Contestants for Ms. Hopkins County Sr!

Everyone of this year’s field of ten contestants is excited about the Pageant, set for Saturday June 1. Let’s meet four more of the ladies who visited the KSST studios during the Good Morning Show with Enola Gay. L. to R. JanGray, Vender Wright, Marjean Allen and PamGeorge Marjean Allen is a first-year contestant who learned about it through Karon Weatherman at the Senior’s Center,and immediately signed up! Marjean...

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Channel 18 News:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019
May22
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Wildcat Football Camp Takes Place Next Week During the Evening
May22

Wildcat Football Camp Takes Place Next Week During the Evening

For years the Wildcat Football Camp for youngsters has been one of the last one’s held during the summer. This year it will be the first. It will also be an evening camp. Camp dates are next Tuesday through Thursday (May 28-30) from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. each day in the Multipurpose Building. Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens hopes the changes will result in increased attendance. The Camp is for boys entering the third grade...

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SS Public Library Summer Reading Program
May22

SS Public Library Summer Reading Program

The Sulphur Springs Public Library Summer Reading Program is coming up soon. Sulphur Springs Public Library Director, Hope Cain, says ” We look forward to summer every year and are pleased to be so well received. ” Please see the details about the 2019 Summer Reading Program below. Sulphur Springs Public Library Summer Reading Program 2019 Sulphur Springs Public Library Summer Reading Program 2019...

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