Channel 18 News Tuesday, August 23, 2016
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Chamber of Commerce Photography Contest Entries Due August 31
Aug23

Chamber of Commerce Photography Contest Entries Due August 31

Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a digital photo contest. Photos must have been taken in Hopkins County. Deadline for submission of digital photos is August 31, 2016. Below are the rules for the contest and releases for art and models. Chamber of Commerce Photo Contest Rules Term: The Chamber of Commerce’s first Annual Photography Contest begins August 1, 2016, and ends August 31, 2016, at 11:59 PM Central Standard Time...

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Defense Department Reviewing Placing Names on Wall Following Francis Ride
Aug23

Defense Department Reviewing Placing Names on Wall Following Francis Ride

Monday afternoon Sulphur Spring celebrated the return of Del Francis following his bicycle ride to Washington DC. Francis, 74, rode his bicycle over 1500 miles to the capital to raise awareness for the 74 seamen who lost their lives during the Vietnam War. His desire is to have their names placed on the National Vietnam War Memorial Wall. June 3, 1969, 3 a.m. maneuvering around an Australian Aircraft Carrier, inexperienced sailors on...

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Sulphur Springs Man Arrested for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child
Aug23

Sulphur Springs Man Arrested for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child

Hopkins County Deputies found him standing in the doorway of his apartment on Jackson Street. There they served an indictment warrant for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child on William Lonnie Wallis, 57, of Sulphur Springs. The offense occurred in February of this year according to Sulphur Springs Detective Sgt. David Gilmore. Wallis is charged with having committed the aggravated sexual assault of a 3 year old child. Gilmore...

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Channel 18 Monday, August 22, 2016
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Welcome Home Celebration for Del Frances
Aug22

Welcome Home Celebration for Del Frances

A “Welcome Home” celebration for Del Frances and Loretta McKay from his 1550+ mile bike ride to Washington DC is set for 5:15 p.m. Monday, August 22, 2016 at Muddy Jake’s on Main Street in Sulphur Springs.  His ride was in honor of his 74 shipmates who were killed when their ship wrecked during the Vietnam War. Frances started his Bike “Ride for Recognition” in Sulphur Springs at noon on June 3rd, 2016 and arrived at noon on the...

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“Updated” Warrant Served; It’s Complicated
Aug21

“Updated” Warrant Served; It’s Complicated

Hopkins County Deputies were searching for Scott Arthur Gorton, 53, to serve a warrant for Violation of Probation for Possession of a Controlled Substance, Penalty Group 1 over 1-gram and less than 4-grams. In the process of their search things became complicated when Jana Marie Kirtley, 50, attempted to hinder his apprehension, was in Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 under 1-gram, resisted arrest, and tampered...

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Large Sum of Money and Controlled Substance Found in Cumby Traffic Stop
Aug21

Large Sum of Money and Controlled Substance Found in Cumby Traffic Stop

A traffic violation led to the arrest of Destiny Darlene Bradshaw, 22 and Billy Joe Duke,29, Saturday. Duke and Bradshaw admitted to having a controlled substance in the vehicle. They also had a large sum of money in their possession. At the jail, Bradshaw was found to have more drugs on her person. The large sum of money resulted the Unlawful Use of a Criminal Instrument charges according to court officers. Bradshaw was charged with...

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Commissioners’ Court Considers Housing Rockwall County Inmates In Local Jail
Aug20

Commissioners’ Court Considers Housing Rockwall County Inmates In Local Jail

An inter-local agreement with Rockwall County that will house some of that county’s inmates in Hopkins County Jail is on the agenda for Hopkins County Commissioners’ Court agenda for Monday, August 22. The court meets at 9 a.m. in the courthouse first floor courtroom. The contract has cleared attorneys and was on the desk of County Judge Robert Newsom Friday morning. The agreement calls for Rockwall County to pay $45 per day, provide...

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Channel 18 News Friday, August 19, 2016
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