Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by Felon; Two Arrested for Methamphetamine
Jul23

Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by Felon; Two Arrested for Methamphetamine

A traffic stop of a 1998 Ford F-150 pickup Friday found the Arkansas driver nervous and the passenger tampering with evidence in an attempt to hide some of the suspected methamphetamine. Hopkins County deputies found the driver to have a suspended Arkansas driver’s license. Following consent to search the vehicle, the driver side door contained contraband including a black vile with a clear baggie inside containing a green leafy...

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Channel 18 News Friday, July 22, 2016
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From the Convention Floor: Wisenbaker’s “Interesting Experience” Concludes
Jul22

From the Convention Floor: Wisenbaker’s “Interesting Experience” Concludes

The final night of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland found the Texas Delegation seating changed and Hopkins County’s Donnie Wisenbaker found himself seated behind the Colorado delegation but with a better view of the speaker’s podium.  The final night of the convention focused on the party’s nominee for President, Donald J. Trump. Wisenbaker praised speeches made by Trump’s daughter as well as Trump. He stated that Trump...

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Channel 18 News Thursday, July 21, 2016
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From the Convention Floor; Cruz Failure to Endorse Trump Displeased Texas Delegation
Jul21

From the Convention Floor; Cruz Failure to Endorse Trump Displeased Texas Delegation

“Last year Texas Senator Ted Cruz stood on that very place and said he would support the nominee of the Republican National Convention. Wednesday morning at a Cruz event he said ‘vote conscience,’” according to Hopkins County Republican Chairman and RNC delegate from Texas Donnie Wisenbaker. Wisenbaker and many in the Texas delegation were not pleased that Cruz told the convention crowd Wednesday to “vote your conscience” and did not...

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Physical Bruising, Scarring and Tearing Leads to Arrest of Man for Two Counts of Injury to a Child
Jul21

Physical Bruising, Scarring and Tearing Leads to Arrest of Man for Two Counts of Injury to a Child

Keidrick Dewayne Green, 28 of Sulphur Springs was arrested by Hopkins County Deputy Scott Davis on Sulphur Springs Police Department warrants for injury to a child, a felony 3. Deputy Davis located Green at a residence on County Road 3562 about 12:45 a.m. Thursday morning. Detective Sgt. David Gilmore told KSST News that Child Protective Services contacted him last week regarding the injuries sustained by a 6-year old and 3-year old....

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Channel 18 News Wednesday, July 20, 2016
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Federal Court of Appeals Rules Texas Photo ID Law Racially Discriminatory; Hopkins County Clerk Responds
Jul20

Federal Court of Appeals Rules Texas Photo ID Law Racially Discriminatory; Hopkins County Clerk Responds

New Orleans, La. and Washington, D.C. – The full Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals found today that Texas’s photo ID law, the strictest in the nation, is racially discriminatory. This marks the fourth court to find that the law has a disproportionate impact on African-American and Latino voters in Texas. However, Hopkins County Clerk Debbie Shirley told KSST News that almost every Hopkins County voter used their photo ID and not their...

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Friday Night Movie!
Jul20

Friday Night Movie!

This week Friday the 22nd is Movie Night on Celebration Plaza!   The good Dinosaur is this weeks movie. This movie is about luckily for young Arlo, his parents  and his two siblings, the mighty dinosaurs were not wiped out 65 million years ago. When a rainstorm washes poor Arlo downriver, he ends up bruised, battered and miles away from home. Good fortune shines on the frightened dino when he meets Spot, a Neanderthal boy who...

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From the Convention Floor: A Political Junkie’s Dream Comes True
Jul20

From the Convention Floor: A Political Junkie’s Dream Comes True

Unity continues to be a common thread in the reports received from Hopkins County’s Donnie Wisenbaker, a delegate to the Republican National Convention this week. However, one of the dreams of his self-defined political junkie life came true Tuesday evening. Tuesday evening, Wisenbaker was on the floor as Lt. Governor Dan Patrick voiced the vote of the Texas Delegation during the roll call vote for the Presidential nominee....

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