Meth Arrest on Gilmer Street
Dec06

Meth Arrest on Gilmer Street

A traffic stop by Hopkins County deputies in the 600 block of Gilmer Street Monday at 6:18 p.m. resulted in the arrest of Roy Freeman Burkham, 59, of Sulphur Springs. Burkham was nervous and led officers to perform a pat down search. During the search Burkham gave the deputy permission to search his pockets. There they found several clear plastic baggies that contained a white crystal substance believed to be methamphetamine. As...

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Special Offering of Heifers, Bulls and Mixed Cow/Calf Pairs at Auction
Dec06

Special Offering of Heifers, Bulls and Mixed Cow/Calf Pairs at Auction

by Paul Bailey The Sulphur Springs Livestock and Dairy Auction will close out 2016 with a special offering of heifers, bulls and mixed cows and cow/calf pairs along with their regular Monday, Dec. 19 livestock sale. The special offering of cattle will begin around 3:30 p.m. and will include 25 big Simmental/Angus heifers — all bred Angus bull “Special Focus” for March calves. Also being offered at the sale will be 15 Brangus heifers,...

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Channel 18 News, Monday, December 5, 2016
Dec05
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“Updated” Durant Sentenced to 10 Years for Possession of Child Pornography
Dec05

“Updated” Durant Sentenced to 10 Years for Possession of Child Pornography

Monday morning in Eighth Judicial District Court, Dathan Artemus Durant, 58, was sentenced to 10 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for Possession of Child Pornography, a Felony 2. Durant was charged in June, 2014. He, along with another Cumby man, was arrested in a child pornography sting operation. The two cases were not related. Durant’s case was developed through the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force....

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Alliance Bank Employees Donate Canned Food to Meal A Day
Dec05

Alliance Bank Employees Donate Canned Food to Meal A Day

Alliance Bank Employees participated in a Canned Food Drive for Meal A Day located at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center on Martin Luther King Blvd. Monday morning, Kevin Monk and Jessica Kurtgen dropped off the food collected.   Share...

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2nd Annual Blanket Drive: Spread the Warmth
Dec05
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Defective License Plate Result in Arrest
Dec03

Defective License Plate Result in Arrest

Janice Kelly Barnes, 53, of Dallas had a defective license plate on vehicle and the Cumby Police officer took notice at the 110 Mile Marker on I-30. The traffic stop let to a search of the vehicle that revealed a clear baggie containing a crystal like substance in the pocket of a jacket located on the passenger side of the vehicle. Barnes is in Hopkins County Jail charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 less...

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Channel 18 News Friday, December 2, 2016
Dec02
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Local Civil Air Patrol Cadet remembered
Dec02

Local Civil Air Patrol Cadet remembered

Charles White grew up in a dairy-farming family in Hopkins County. In fact, his family’s business, White’s Dairy on I-30 West, is one of the oldest continually-operating farms in the county. But Charles never really wanted to be a farmer: the boy from the country met his life’s work.. ..flying… when he was still a student at SSHS.  He already had an after-school job at the local airport, doing odd jobs,...

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PJC Announces Graduation, Early Registration, Winter Mid-Term for All Campuses
Dec02

PJC Announces Graduation, Early Registration, Winter Mid-Term for All Campuses

Paris Junior College will hold fall semester graduation on Friday, Dec. 16 in the Hunt Center beginning at 7 p.m. Students who plan to be in the ceremony are encouraged to come at 6 p.m. to the Rheudasil Learning Center to begin lining up. Early registration for spring classes on the Sulphur Springs campus is underway. Early registration is also going on for the winter mini-term, which starts on Dec. 19, and the spring semester that...

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