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Chamber Connection August 17, 2017
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Chamber Connection August 17, 2017

Time is running out to enter the 2nd Annual Chamber of Commerce Photography Contest!  Let me review the basics.  Anyone of any age can enter as we have a children’s category.  The picture must be newer than January 1, 2015, and must have been taken in Hopkins County. The contest will be open from August 1st to August 31st.  There are seven categories you may enter: Natural World, Travel, People, The Hopkins County Experience, Altered...

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Channel 18 News Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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Freezer Purchased for County Jail Saves Taxpayer Dollars
Aug16

Freezer Purchased for County Jail Saves Taxpayer Dollars

The freezer purchased at a cost near $40,000 for use by Hopkins County Jail will save the county thousands of dollars and according to Sheriff Lewis Tatum, will prove storage for meat and vegetables produced by local inmates for meals at the jail. Tatum said currently some 900 chickens have been stored courtesy of a local business and those will be moved to the freezer. He also said that about $70,000 of meat has been processed since...

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Garland Bomb Squad Called When Suspicious Items Found Near Saltillo
Aug16

Garland Bomb Squad Called When Suspicious Items Found Near Saltillo

The Garland Bomb Squad was called to the Saltillo area to assist Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies and Investigators when four items that looked like homemade explosive devices were found in a storage building seldom used by the family that was inventorying the contents and cleaning the building. The family notified the Hopkins County Sheriff’s office when the items were found. Sheriff Lewis Tatum said two of his deputies, who are...

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The Vintage Side of Celebration City: Quilt Show and Brick Street Market
Aug16

The Vintage Side of Celebration City: Quilt Show and Brick Street Market

Billie Ruth Standbridge, known as “B.R.” to her friends, and Danna Bain of “Danna’s Southern Charm and The Florist” are members of the Sulphur Springs Downtown Business Alliance.  DBA membership is made up of individuals and businesspeople from all over town, not just downtown. So, it was with great enthusiasm that these ladies stopped by the studio to share the news about a fun, colorful public event...

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Channel 18 News Tuesday, August 15, 2017
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Genealogical Seminar at Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center
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Divorce Care Series Begins August 23 at FUMC Sulphur Springs
Aug15

Divorce Care Series Begins August 23 at FUMC Sulphur Springs

  Divorce Care, a weekly support group for persons dealing with the effects of divorce, is starting a new series of meetings. Divorce Care will be held on Wednesday August 23, 2017 and the following Wednesdays from 6-7:30 pm at First United Methodist Church in Sulphur Springs in the basement classroom. Look for signs from the canopy entrance of the church. For details, contact Tom Young at 903-413-1673 or [email protected] or...

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Hopkins County Jury Finds Epps Guilty for Manufacture Delivery of Controlled Substances
Aug15

Hopkins County Jury Finds Epps Guilty for Manufacture Delivery of Controlled Substances

In Eighth Judicial District Court Tuesday, a Hopkins County Jury found Glenn Anthony Epps, 37, guilty of one count of Felony 1 Manufacture Delivery of Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 more than 1 gram but less than 4-grams in a Drug Free Zone, one count of Felony 3 Manufacture Delivery of Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 less than 1 gram in a Drug Free Zone, and one count of Felony 2 Manufacture Delivery of Controlled...

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Wright Appointed to SSISD Board
Aug15

Wright Appointed to SSISD Board

Don Sapaugh resigned as a member of the Sulphur Springs School Board Monday night August 14, 2017 during their August regular meeting. His resignation ended almost 12 years of service on the board. His resignation was motivated by the desire of his wife to reenter the teaching profession. One cannot serve on the board when a family member is hired as a teacher. Appointed to Sapaugh’s place on the board is Kerry Wright who was present...

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