County Attorney Responds to Gambling Raid
Apr15

County Attorney Responds to Gambling Raid

Wednesday morning (April 15), Hopkins County Attorney Dusty Rabe said her office would consider both legal and civil action in the three cases filed by local law enforcement regarding the use of gambling machines in Sulphur Springs. Rabe stated forfeiture of property and different types of violations, all Class A misdemeanors, which include charges for keeping a gambling place and possession of a gambling device could result from the...

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Property Tax Option Bill Before Senate

Senate Bill 1158, filled last week by State Senator Bob Hall, calls for allowing citizens of Hopkins County to vote on a proposition that would allow the lowering for property taxes and introducing a sales tax to pay for the construction of the new county jail. Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom said the bill would also call for the add on sales tax to end when the jail is paid off. According to Newsom, Representative Dan Flynn has...

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100th Birthday Celebration Old Post Office/City Hall North
Jul15

100th Birthday Celebration Old Post Office/City Hall North

100th Birthday celebration and dedication shot, compiled and edited by Doug Haston Share...

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Hopkins County Historical Society Gets Award

Several members of the Hopkins County Historical Society were present at the Monday morning meeting of the County Commissioners Court to receive the Distinguished Service Award plaque from the Texas Historical Commission. The award for 2013 is for demonstrating concerted efforts to preserve the history and character of Texas. The Historical Society has received this honor for several years now. Share...

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