Hopkins County Historical Society Student Art Show Results
Apr30

Hopkins County Historical Society Student Art Show Results

Hopkins County High School students are presenting their own pieces of work in an art show this Friday and Saturday, April 29 and 30 at Heritage Park in Sulphur Springs, TX. The art show is sponsored by the Hopkins County Historical Society. SSHS Art Teacher Dr. Phillip Dick made it a requirement for his advanced art students that they enter the art show for their class. “It’ll range from print making to...

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Hopkins Count Until 5 a.m. Saturday
Apr29

Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Hopkins Count Until 5 a.m. Saturday

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 5 a.m. for Anderson; Angelina; Bell; Bowie; Camp; Cass; Cherokee; Coryell; Delta; Falls; Fannin; Franklin; Freestone; Gregg; Harrison; Henderson; Hopkins; Houston; Hunt; Kaufman; Lamar; Lampasas; Leon; Limestone; Madison; Marion; McLennan; Milam; Morris; Nacogdoches; Navarro; Panola; Rains; Red River; Robertson; Rusk; Sabine; San Augustine; Shelby;...

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Flood Warning Until 7:30 p.m. for Hopkins and Surrounding Counties
Apr29

Flood Warning Until 7:30 p.m. for Hopkins and Surrounding Counties

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Advisory for Hopkins, Rains, Hunt, Delta, Lamar, Van Zandt, and other Northeast Texas Counties. Very heavy rainfall is creating runoff that is filling creeks and streams flooding roadways and low lying areas. Up to two inches has already fallen in most places. Ponding of water on roadways is also a hazard. If you can’t see the highway or bridge, don’t drive into the water....

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Channel 18 News, Friday, April 19, 2016
Apr29
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No Bail for These Two
Apr29

No Bail for These Two

Russel Edward Skeen and Caitlan Prestidge will remain in jail without bail for up to 60 days or until they can be tried for the cases against them. Friday morning, the District Attorney’s office sought the court to grant motions filed under Article 1 Section 11a of the Texas Constitution against the two defendants based on new charges for which they were arrested on the 27th of April. They were both out on bond for previous possession...

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Tornado Watch Until 10 p.m.
Apr29

Tornado Watch Until 10 p.m.

A tornado watch is in effect until 10 p.m. for Hopkins and surrounding counties. Those counties included in the watch are: Anderson; Bell; Bosque; Collin; Comanche; Cooke; Coryell; Dallas; Delta; Denton; Ellis; Erath; Falls; Fannin; Freestone; Grayson; Hamilton; Henderson; Hill; Hood; Hopkins; Hunt; Johnson; Kaufman; Lamar; Lampasas; Leon; Limestone; McLennan; Milam; Mills; Montague; Navarro; Parker; Rains; Robertson; Rockwall;...

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River Flood Warning Until Sunday Midnight
Apr29

River Flood Warning Until Sunday Midnight

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a Flood Warning for the South Sulphur River near Cooper affecting Delta and Hopkins Counties. The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a flood warning for the South Sulphur River from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon. At 10:15 a.m. Friday the river stage was at 14.88 feet. Flood stage is 16 feet. Minor flooding is forecast. There river should rise above flood stage...

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Saltillo ISD Superintendent Kevin Woolley Retiring
Apr29

Saltillo ISD Superintendent Kevin Woolley Retiring

Kevin Wooley, Superintendent of Saltillo ISD has announced retirement plans following the end of his contract on June 30. He was offered a position with Mt. Sylvan Baptist Church in Lindale as Music Minister, and has decided to accept it and go in that direction. Wooley plans to continue directing the Haystack Youth Choir, and continue other community involvements he enjoys in Hopkins County. Wooley told KSST News that his 32 years in...

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Husband, Wife Arrested Friday Morning For Theft
Apr29

Husband, Wife Arrested Friday Morning For Theft

“If you steal something in Hopkins County, it may have a tracking device that will lead local law enforcement to the location of the item taken and lead to the arrest of the one or ones who removed the items according to Hopkins County Chief Investigator Lewis Tatum. Tatum’s statement is based on an arrest made Friday morning just past the Hopkins County line in Rains County. Ryan Rogers, 40, and Patricia Rogers, 33, of Fruitvale,...

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Two Arrested For Endangering Children and Possession of Controlled Substance
Apr28

Two Arrested For Endangering Children and Possession of Controlled Substance

Russell Edward Skeen, 49, and Caitlan Danae Prestidge, 24, both of Sulphur Springs were arrested Wednesday evening for two counts of Endangering a Child and for Possession of a Controlled Substance. Sulphur Springs Police Officer Amanda Weatherford performed a routine traffic stop on a 2004 Chevy Silverado traveling north bound on Fisher Street. The vehicle was carrying two adults and two young children of the ages of 7 and 8....

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