No Leak in Auditorium Following Rain; Work Progresses on Civic Center Auditorium
Feb09

No Leak in Auditorium Following Rain; Work Progresses on Civic Center Auditorium

Work at the Regional Civic Center auditorium is moving along at a rapid pace. Don Roundtree and Charlie Wilson reported to the Sulphur Springs School Board that no leak occurred during the recent rains. This is a first for the auditorium in many years. SSISD is remodeling and upgrading the auditorium as the result of a multi-year lease between the school and county. Electrical work is underway. A new transformer has been set. Lights...

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Senator Hall Town Hall Tour Comes to Sulphur Springs Thursday
Feb09

Senator Hall Town Hall Tour Comes to Sulphur Springs Thursday

Senator Bob Hall will be in Sulphur Springs Thursday 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at League Street Church of Christ, 1100 League Street. Hall is making a circuit through Texas Senate District 2 this week for Legislative Town Hall meetings. He is in Greenville Wednesday night, Commerce and Sulphur Springs Thursday, and Lake Towakoni Friday. Share...

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One Vehicle Accident Claims Life of Hopkins County Woman
Feb08

One Vehicle Accident Claims Life of Hopkins County Woman

A 2 a.m. one vehicle accident claimed the life of Haley Pogue, 31, of Sulphur Bluff. Pogue was northbound on FM 3236 Sunday morning when she went through the intersection of FM 3236 and FM 71 East. The vehicle hydroplaned, hitting a tree and rolled. She was not wearing a seatbelt. Speed played a factor in the accident according to investigators. Justice of the Peace Brad Cummings pronounced Pogue dead at the scene. No autopsy was...

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Bond Set in Aggravated Assault of a Peace Officer
Feb08

Bond Set in Aggravated Assault of a Peace Officer

A Hopkins County man is in the county jail charged with Aggravated Assault of a Peace Officer following a standoff in which he fired a pistol several times at Sheriff’s deputies and the SWAT Team. Jerry Walton Crawford, 62, had barricaded himself in his residence on CR 1174. When Crawford exited his house due to tear gas, he had in hand his weapon. He was taken to Memorial Hospital ICU Thursday night and released Sunday afternoon when...

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Aggravated Assault With a Deadly Weapon; High Intoxication Delays Magistrate’s Hearing
Feb07

Aggravated Assault With a Deadly Weapon; High Intoxication Delays Magistrate’s Hearing

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a disturbance at a residence on county road 3310 in Hopkins County  at 8:35 pm on Friday. Before arriving on the scene, dispatch advised that Michael Anthony Baker, 30, had retrieved a knife from the residence and made his way outside the home. The arresting officer made contact with Baker while he was sitting in a vehicle near the residence. Baker was highly intoxicated and had...

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Additional Allocations for United Way 2014-2015 Fund Drive Presented Friday
Feb05

Additional Allocations for United Way 2014-2015 Fund Drive Presented Friday

Hopkins County United Way presented additional funds to the 17 beneficiaries of the 2014-2015 campaign allocations during a special event Friday, February 05, 2016. Chris Voorheese, Campaign Chair for the 2014-2015 drive and current Chair of United Way, presented an additional $36,423.12 to the various organizations. Community Chest, which received $70,000 in the initial allocation will received $18,103.84 or 49.7% of the total...

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Hearts of Life Presents Abby for Adoption
Feb05

Hearts of Life Presents Abby for Adoption

Abby is seeking a home. You can adopt Abby at Hearts of Life Animal Rescue. To see adoptable dogs, call Hearts of Life at 903-439-5019. Share...

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Duct Tape and Back to Work; Man to be Charged With Assault of a Peace Officer
Feb05

Duct Tape and Back to Work; Man to be Charged With Assault of a Peace Officer

A piece of duct tape borrowed from the fire department first responders at the scene and it was back to work for Hopkins County Deputy Koby Hume Thursday night after he and others responded to a call on County Road 1174. A man was threatening to kill himself at a residence on the county road. When officers arrived, the man began firing his weapon at them. One of the bullets went through the windshield of a patrol vehicle and another...

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Unreachable February 8th? Civic Center and AgriLife Extension Office
Feb05

Unreachable February 8th? Civic Center and AgriLife Extension Office

On Monday, February 8, (and worst-case scenario, Tuesday and Wednesday) the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office will not be accessible by phone or internet due to work being done on the system.  According to Johanna Hicks with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, individuals needing assistance are welcome to drop by in person and the staff will accommodate their requests.    ...

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No Phone Service to Civic Center or AgriLife Extension Office Monday
Feb04

No Phone Service to Civic Center or AgriLife Extension Office Monday

On Monday, February 8, (and worst-case scenario, Tuesday and Wednesday) the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office will not be accessible by phone or internet due to work being done on the system.  According to Johanna Hicks with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, individuals needing assistance are welcome to drop by in person and the staff will accommodate their requests. Share...

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