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Hopkins County Sheriff Lewis Tatum presents 8th Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Mar24

Hopkins County Sheriff Lewis Tatum presents 8th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Sherriff Tatum hosted his eighth annual Easter Egg Hunt. There was face painting, contest giveaways, cake walks, egg hunts and much more! There was a bunch of families out enjoying the nice weather and all the fun activities. Trustees worked behind the scenes, cooking hot dogs, hamburgers, and Oil Field sausage, as well as helping to set out eggs for the different age groups. The sheriff’s office hosted a giveaway for kids from...

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Redistricting Required For Hopkins County Due To Population Growth Reflected In 2020 Census
Nov07

Redistricting Required For Hopkins County Due To Population Growth Reflected In 2020 Census

Changes Proposed By ATCOG Would Mostly Impact Precincts 1 and 2 in Sulphur Springs Hopkins County Commissioners Court Monday morning will be asked to consider approving a number of items, including a redistricting proposal which would impact Precincts 1 and 2 in Sulphur Springs, and amended and restated 381 agreements with Hopkins Energy LLC and a road maintenance agreement with Stampede Solar Project LLC. The 9 a.m. meeting agenda...

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Teen Jailed For Terroristic Threat Made At North Hopkins ISD
Oct20

Teen Jailed For Terroristic Threat Made At North Hopkins ISD

A teen was jailed for a terroristic threat allegedly made at North Hopkins ISD on Tuesday, according to Hopkins County Sheriff Lewis Tatum. Troy Michael Stockton (HCSO jail photo) The North Hopkins ISD police chief contacted Sheriff Tatum at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 19, 2021, in reference to a threat that occurred at the school earlier in the day. Tatum said he immediately had an investigator contact school personnel to start a criminal...

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Hopkins County Corrections Officer Arrested In Connection With Investigation Into Discrepancy In Inmate Medication Counts
Oct11

Hopkins County Corrections Officer Arrested In Connection With Investigation Into Discrepancy In Inmate Medication Counts

A Hopkins County corrections officer has been arrested in connection with an investigation into a discrepancy in inmate medication counts at Hopkins County jail, according to jail and sheriff’s reports. Toshia Marie Edmonson AKA Toshia Marie Lindsey (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff Lewis Tatum reported being contacted Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, by jail medical staff, who’d “noticed a discrepancy in the count of...

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Budget Amended To Cover Increased Costs Of Feeding Inmates At Hopkins County Jail
Sep28

Budget Amended To Cover Increased Costs Of Feeding Inmates At Hopkins County Jail

Housing Agreement With Rockwall County, Architect For New ‘Trustee Housing Facility’ Approved Too Several jail-related items were approved this week. The jail budget required amending to balance additional food costs not factored into the 2020-21 budget. An interlocal cooperation agreement with Rockwall County and an architect to construct the new Hopkins County Jail ‘Trustee Housing Facility’ too received...

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New HCSO Trucks, Election Judges, Updated County Calendar Approved
Aug25

New HCSO Trucks, Election Judges, Updated County Calendar Approved

New trucks for the sheriff’s office, an updated county holiday calendar, appointment of election judges and alternates, two agreements with governmental entities and the county-maintained road mileage inventory were among the items discussed and approved by Hopkins County Commissioners Court during their regular meeting earlier this week. New HCSO Trucks Hopkins County sought bids for two 2021 model or newer half-ton pickup...

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Hopkins County Commissioners Court Meeting Agendas For Aug. 9, 2021
Aug08

Hopkins County Commissioners Court Meeting Agendas For Aug. 9, 2021

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING OF HOPKINS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT TIME: 9:00 A.M DATE: Monday, August 9, 2021 PLACE: In The Commissioners’ Courtroom On The First Floor Of The Hopkins County Courthouse Located At 118 Church St., Sulphur Springs, TX. InvocationPledge Of Allegiance To The FlagAMERICAN FLAG:TEXAS FLAG: “Honor The Texas Flag; I Pledge Allegiance To Thee, Texas, One State Under God, One And Indivisible.”The Following Items...

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Portion Of County’s ARP Funding Earmarked for Trustee Housing Facility
Jul27

Portion Of County’s ARP Funding Earmarked for Trustee Housing Facility

County Eyes Hazardous Mitigation Assistance Grant For Community Safe Room Hopkins County officials are considering building two structures near the sheriff’s office, a trustee housing facility and a community safe room. Trustee Housing Hopkins County officials plan to use a portion of the $7-plus million the county has been awarded in American Rescue Program funding to construct a trustee housing facility. The facility would...

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Hopkins County Commissioners Court March 29 Work Session Agenda
Mar28

Hopkins County Commissioners Court March 29 Work Session Agenda

Hopkins County Commissioners Court March 29 Work Session Agenda DATE: Monday, March 29, 2021TIME: 9 A.M.PLACE: Meeting Room Located On The Third Floor Of The Hopkins County Courthouse Located At 118 Church St., Sulphur Springs, Texas ORDER OF BUSINESS The Court To Meet With Chief Endsley To Discuss The County Fire Department Operations, Review Of Revenue & Expenditures, Proposed Improvements And Repairs.The Court To Meet With...

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Hopkins County Received 153 Pallets Of Water, 2 Trailers Full Of Supplies Donated Following Winter Storms
Mar01

Hopkins County Received 153 Pallets Of Water, 2 Trailers Full Of Supplies Donated Following Winter Storms

Emergency Management Officials, Businessmen Recognized For ‘Meritorious Service’ During Winter Weather Disaster Hopkins County received 153 pallets of water and two trailers full of supplies donated to help those in need in the community following February’s extreme winter weather. Two emergency management officials, the sheriff and local businessmen were recognized Monday by Hopkins County Commissioners Court for...

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