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Heritage Park and Museum Opens ‘Winiford Place’, a New Multi-Purpose Building
Apr18

Heritage Park and Museum Opens ‘Winiford Place’, a New Multi-Purpose Building

On April 16, 2019 at noon, along with a ribbon cutting ceremony by the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce, Winiford Place was presented a flag and a plaque from Jennie Ash, a staffer of Texas State Representative Dan Flynn’s office. According to the plaque, the Texas flag had “flown over the Capitol of the Sovereign State of Texas”, the perfect note for a park which celebrates our local history upon land near the...

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Grand Jury Indictments For April 2019: Part 1
Apr18

Grand Jury Indictments For April 2019: Part 1

The Hopkins County Grand Jury signed 102 indictments during the April session, pushing those cases forward for prosecution. More than 70 individuals were named in the charges, including some individuals named in more than one indictment, according to the indictment list released recently. The charges range from improper sexual activity with a person in custody, aggravated assault and child endangerment to firearms, theft, fraudulent...

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Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison On DWI Charge
Apr17

Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison On DWI Charge

Two people were taken into custody after being sentenced to time in prison in the Eighth Judicial District Court Tuesday. Brian James Chism Brian James Chism, 47, of Sulphur Springs was taken into custody in the district courtroom after being sentenced to a 15-year commitment in Texas Department of Criminal Justice on a felony driving while intoxicated charge. Chism was jailed locally on Sept. 5 and released on bond Sept. 7 for third...

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Channel 18 News:  Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Apr17
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Meet Jeff Gravens, New Pastor at First Baptist Church, Sulphur Springs
Apr17

Meet Jeff Gravens, New Pastor at First Baptist Church, Sulphur Springs

Pastor Jeff Gravens and his family are new to Sulphur Springs In a KSST Good Morning Show interview, Pastor Jeff Gravens introduced himself to the Hopkins County community. He is the new pastor at First Baptist Church of Sulphur Springs, and will bring his first sermon on Sunday April 21, 2019, on Easter Sunday morning. He invites everyone to attend at 8:30 am or 11 am where both classic and contemporary services are conducted at...

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10 Students From 5 Schools Named 2019 Hopkins County Bright Star Scholars
Apr17

10 Students From 5 Schools Named 2019 Hopkins County Bright Star Scholars

(From left) Faith Wheeler, Rhett Reid, Akayshia Smith, Landry Tyson, Maddie Millsap, Casey Bass, Maddy Ray, Amy Sprague, Nathan Valenzuela and Jennifer Lopez-Cervantes were all recognized for their selection by the John and Deborah Gillis Foundation as Hopkins County Bright Star Scholars Students from five county high schools were recognized Tuesday night as the very first Hopkins County Bright Star Scholars. Honorees include Akayshia...

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Channel 18 News:  Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Apr16
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Man, 72, Jailed For Allegedly Assaulting Wife
Apr16

Man, 72, Jailed For Allegedly Assaulting Wife

John Lawson A 72-year-old Sulphur Springs man was arrested at 1:28 p.m. Monday for injury to an elderly person. The man, identified in April 15 arrest reports as John Wesley Lawson, is accused of hitting his elderly wife in the head with his fist while driving down State Highway 19 north, then of stopping the Kia sport utility vehicle and pushing her out of it onto the side of the road. The woman was alleged to have several marks,...

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The Yantis Catfish Classic Tournament and Community Event is for All Ages to Enjoy
Apr16

The Yantis Catfish Classic Tournament and Community Event is for All Ages to Enjoy

Jerry E. Miller, businessmen and former long-time Mayor of Yantis, Texas, is now enjoying more time to fish these days. He is also getting excited about the annual Yantis Catfish Classic on Lake Fork set for the weekend of April 27 and 28. This catfish tournament is organized for everyone, from kids on up. It also has a $25,000 guaranteed cash payout, which goes to the top seven overall anglers in the two-day fishing contest,...

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City Closer To Gaining Ownership Of Old Thermo Mine Property
Apr15

City Closer To Gaining Ownership Of Old Thermo Mine Property

Sulphur Springs is one step closer to owning the Thermo mine property; the city receive the draft water permit, according to City Manager Marc Maxwell. “For the city, that’s a major milestone passed in gaining ownership of the property,” said Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell. There are still two steps, related to the bridge and road, to be achieved before that can occur, however, the city manger said. If those...

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