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Flash Flood Watch Continues Until Noon Sunday
Sep23

Flash Flood Watch Continues Until Noon Sunday

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a Flash Flood Watch for portions of north central Texas and northeast Texas, including the counties of Fannin, Hunt, Delta, Hopkins, Lamar, and Rains. Until noon CDT today (Sunday, September 23, 2018). Additional areas of moderate to heavy rainfall will be possible through the morning.  Additional rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches are possible. Conditions are favorable for...

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State Candidate Forum Focuses on Public Education
Sep23

State Candidate Forum Focuses on Public Education

Hopkins-Rains Retired School Personnel are sponsoring a candidate forum focused on Public Education at Sulphur Springs City Hall, October 9th. The event features candidates for Lieutenant Governor, Texas District 2 State Senator, and Texas District 2 Representative. A meet the candidates begins at 5:30 and candidates will speak in turn beginning at 6 p.m.  Each candidate will be given 10 minutes to present their views regarding public...

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Dinner Bell Menu For September 26, 2018
Sep22

Dinner Bell Menu For September 26, 2018

Dinner Bell September 26, 2018 The Dinner Bell Ministry remembers Herman and Ova Lee Goldsmith for their devotion to Hopkins County  Menu:  Shepherd’s Pie Mediterranean Carrots Hot Rolls and Butter Garden Salad Do Nothing Cake Pineapple Cottage Dessert Rain or shine the Dinner Bell volunteers are waiting for you! Same time (11:45 a.m.). Same place (Fellowship Hall of the First United Methodist Church). Hope to see...

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Hopkins County Commissioners Court Agenda for September 24, 2018
Sep22

Hopkins County Commissioners Court Agenda for September 24, 2018

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING TIME: 9:00 A.M. DATE: Monday, September 24, 2018 PLACE: In The Commissioners’ Courtroom On The First Floor Of The Hopkins County Courthouse Located At 118 Church St., Sulphur Springs, TX. I. Invocation II. Pledge Of Allegiance To The Flag A. AMERICAN FLAG: B. TEXAS FLAG: “Honor The Texas Flag; I Pledge Allegiance To Thee, Texas, One State Under God, One And Indivisible.” The Following Items Will Be Considered...

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Channel 18 News Friday, September 21, 2018
Sep21
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TxDOT Paris District Planned Work in Franklin, Hopkins Counties for Week Beginning September 24
Sep21

TxDOT Paris District Planned Work in Franklin, Hopkins Counties for Week Beginning September 24

Paris — Here’s a look at work planned in Franklin and Hopkins Counties during the week of Sept. 24, 2018. These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues. Motorists 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...

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Yantis Student Helps Create the First-Ever ‘Yantis Prairie Day’ and Outdoor Community Classroom
Sep21

Yantis Student Helps Create the First-Ever ‘Yantis Prairie Day’ and Outdoor Community Classroom

L. to R. front row, Julie Maddox and Kasey Rhodes   Back row, Raleigh, Debbie and Sydnee Rhodes, all of Yantis Miss Kasey Rhodes, an 11-year-old home-schooled student living with her family at Yantis, Texas started the ball rolling when she arrived home from a family trip to Mexico this Spring to begin a campaign to preserve habitat for migrating Monarch butterflies. Now, in keeping with her interest in nature, Kasey has been...

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Have Some Serious Fun! Join the Next Mini-Walk or Event Benefitting Terrific Tuesdays
Sep21

Have Some Serious Fun! Join the Next Mini-Walk or Event Benefitting Terrific Tuesdays

Kim Hansford of Sunny Springs Nursing and Rehab leads the parade Administrator of Sunny Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Kim Hansford spread joy and smiles to raise extra funds for Terrific Tuesdays during the mini-walk on Thursday September 20, 2018. You can inspire smiles and raise money for Terrific Tuesdays too, by attending a mini-walk next week as well as the major Walk to Remember on Thursday October 4 at 6pm at The...

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Four Tennessee Men in Hopkins County Jail Following Thursday High Speed Pursuit
Sep21

Four Tennessee Men in Hopkins County Jail Following Thursday High Speed Pursuit

Four Tennessee men are in Hopkins County Jail following a Thursday (September 20, 2018) afternoon pursuit that traveled at speeds in excess of 120 mph and extended from the 131 mile-marker on I-30 to a pasture east of State Highway 19N and north of FM 1536. When stopped by DPS Cpl. Josh Banta, a black Chrysler 300 had a strong odor of marijuana. The driver, John Lorenzo Brown, 30, of Memphis, TN, and the other occupants were asked to...

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Rafael Cruz Inaugural Speaker for Hopkins County Republican Club
Sep21

Rafael Cruz Inaugural Speaker for Hopkins County Republican Club

Rafael Cruz Hopkins County now has a Republican Club and the first public meeting is set for Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at at 6 p.m. in the Hopkins County Civic Center, 1200 Houston Street in Sulphur Springs.  The inaugural speaker will be Rafael Cruz, the father of Senator Ted Cruz.    Donnie Wisenbaker, Hopkins County Republican Party Chair, said, “Raffia has a powerful story about his life and how he escaped communists...

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