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‘Fly Your Flag’ Combines Fun and Fundraising for New Women’s Center Equipment
Nov20

‘Fly Your Flag’ Combines Fun and Fundraising for New Women’s Center Equipment

Meredith Caddell and Holly Ragan of Healthcare Foundation When you hear the term “Fly Your Flag” what do you think of? Well, in Hopkins County during Thanksgiving season, it means school pride, pride in community and generous hearts. ‘Fly Your Flag’ has become a fun, competitive way to raise money for needed hospital equipment to better serve the local community. This year’s event is slightly different...

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Peckham Sentenced to 20 Years
Nov20

Peckham Sentenced to 20 Years

Editor’s Note: KSST thanks Assistant District Attorney and County-Court-At-Law Elect Clay Harrison for information in this report. On November 19, Koty Peckham, 38, of Winnsboro, was sentenced for the offense of felony Evading with a Motor Vehicle by District Judge Eddie Northcutt. The defendant had multiple prior felony convictions, including Evading with a Motor Vehicle and Bail Jumping. The defendant pled guilty to fleeing...

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Fly Your Flag Today! Get Ready To Bid
Nov20

Fly Your Flag Today! Get Ready To Bid

The Hopkins County Health Care Foundation will be on Celebration Plaza today accepting bids for their “Fly Your Flag” auction.  More opportunities to win are available this year as in years past.  In addition to the winning school having bragging rights to having their college alma mater’s flag flown in Celebration Plaza, the second place school will also have their flag flown.  Also, if enough bids...

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Channel 18 News, Monday, November 19, 2018
Nov19
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Cumby FFA Placed 7th out of 70 Clubs during Area VI Leadership Development
Nov19

Cumby FFA Placed 7th out of 70 Clubs during Area VI Leadership Development

According to Dayton Wood, President of the Cumby FFA Chapter, the team had already placed 2nd at District earlier this Fall in Radio Broadcast contests, and that placement allowed them to advance to Area competition on November 14, 2018. Using scripts they developed during workshops and working as a broadcast team, they faced down students from 70 other schools to bring home 7th Place. However, they did not fulfill their dream of...

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Lions Club Planning Bigger Brighter Christmas Parade
Nov19

Lions Club Planning Bigger Brighter Christmas Parade

As the season of giving approaches, the Sulphur Springs Lions are making plans for a bigger and brighter Christmas Light Parade. The eleventh annual Sulphur Springs Lions Club Lighted Christmas Parade presented by Carriage House Manor will be held in downtown Sulphur Springs on the evening of December 7th at 7:00 PM.  As the city lights go out, the parade entries, which are required to be lit up with working Christmas lights,...

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Obscured License Plate Leads to Arrest
Nov19

Obscured License Plate Leads to Arrest

Signs of criminal activity were evident to the Texas DPS Trooper when he stopped a 2014 Chrysler 200 on I-30 at the 131 mile marker. Inside the vehicle, the trooper found approximately 19 lbs of marijuana, 2300-grams of THC in e-cig cartridges, and approximately 600-grams of prescription codeine. The trooper initiated the traffic stop when the vehicle passed his stationary position. The vehicle had an obscured license plate and,...

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Channel 18 News Friday, November 16, 2018
Nov16
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TxDOT Plans Work on Highway 11 From Como to Winnsboro
Nov16

TxDOT Plans Work on Highway 11 From Como to Winnsboro

TxDOT has announced work planned in Franklin and Hopkins Counties during the week of Nov. 19, 2018. These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues. MotoristsĀ are advised to remain alert and pay special attention to all signs, barricades and traffic controls, and reduce their speed as they approach and travel through work zones. They should also avoid distractions such as...

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Cinch Rodeo Finals Royalty Invites You to Exciting Rodeo Action Through Sat. Nov.  17
Nov16

Cinch Rodeo Finals Royalty Invites You to Exciting Rodeo Action Through Sat. Nov. 17

Rodeo Queen Bobbi Loran from Archer County, Texas has traveled to dozens of counties in seven states, making 121 rodeo appearances during her tenure as Miss UPRA 2018. That doesn’t count ribbon cuttings and parades she has been asked to attend! This redhead is now attending Mid Western State University majoring in Business Marketing, but does not plan to give up her horses anytime soon. She will crown the 2019 Miss UPRA during...

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