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All Law Enforement Officers No Billed by Grand Jury
Jun22

All Law Enforement Officers No Billed by Grand Jury

Monday afternoon, June 22, a Hopkins County Grand Jury refused to indict six (6) law enforcement officers—three Sulphur Springs Police officers and three Hopkins County Sheriff’s jailers. A special prosecutor, Collin County Assistant District Attorney Bill Wirske presented the case to the Grand Jury. Monday after the decision of the Grand Jury, Wirske told KSST News that he had given the Chance Ross family every opportunity to present...

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Pair Caught Leaving Walmart Without Paying
Apr21

Pair Caught Leaving Walmart Without Paying

A Sulphur Springs pair was caught leaving Walmart without paying for several items in their shopping cart Tuesday afternoon, according to police reports. Jerry Franklin Hamilton Jr. (HCSO jail photo A loss prevention worker at the store alleged the a 34-year-old Sulphur Springs man and 34-year-old Sulphur Springs woman failed to scan multiple items and tried to hide items inside their shopping cart as well. They then were reported to...

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Sulphur Springs Man Jailed Third Time For Parole Violation
Mar09

Sulphur Springs Man Jailed Third Time For Parole Violation

A 26-year-old Sulphur Springs man was booked into Hopkins County jail for the third time since 2016 on warrant for a parole violation, according to jail reports. Jake Adam Blount (HCSO jail photo) Sulphur Springs Police Department communication operators dispatched officers at approximately 9:50 a.m. Monday, March 8, to a disturbance at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs. Upon arrival, SSPD Officer Tyler Francis was...

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Woman Accused Of Having Methamphetamine In Her Undergarments
Sep18

Woman Accused Of Having Methamphetamine In Her Undergarments

A 41-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was accused of having methamphetamine in her undergarments Thursday morning, according to arrest reports. Kayla Nicole Williams (HCSO jail photo) Sulphur Springs Police reported stopping a white Ford F150 pickup at 11:11 a.m. Sept. 17 for a seat belt violation. Passenger Kayla Nicole Williams was allegedly found to have a methamphetamine pipe in her waistband and was taken into custody for...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Candidate Profiles
Apr28

Sulphur Springs City Council Candidate Profiles

Voting in the May 4 Sulphur Springs City Council and special charter proposition elections continues with early voting from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, April 29-30. Election Day voting will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 4. All voting in city elections is being conducted in the second floor conference room at City Hall. Voters are asked to consider approving 13 changes to the Sulphur Springs Home Rule Charter and to...

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Jarrod Kyle Friddle
Jul11

Jarrod Kyle Friddle

Funeral service for Jarrod K. Friddle, age 40, of Sulphur Springs will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, July 13, 2018 at League Street Church of Christ with Honorable Robert Newsom officiating. Interment will follow at Gafford Chapel Cemetery with Paul Robertson, Ray Embro, Austin Newsome, Ryan Johnson, Antwone Young and Chris Winters serving as pallbearers and Kyle Nichols, Jason Moore, Kevin Bailey, Lonnie Taylor, Chad Ross, Louis...

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80 Indictments Handed Up by Hopkins County Grand Jury in January
Jan18

80 Indictments Handed Up by Hopkins County Grand Jury in January

A Hopkins County Grand Jury handed up 80 indictments Wednesday. Sixty-eight (68) have been arrested. Those arrested and indicted include: Gavin Heath Gilbert was indicted for Murder and on four counts of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. Gilbert, 17, was been charged with one count of Murder and four counts of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. Gilbert is in Hopkins County Jail being held on a $2-million bond for murder...

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County, City Settle Lawsuit without Blame in Death of Ross
Mar08

County, City Settle Lawsuit without Blame in Death of Ross

In a change of interpretation of the magistrate’s ruling, both the City of Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County have publicly stated the amount paid to the family of Chance Ross following Monday mediation in Sherman Division of the Eastern District Court of Texas. Tuesday night the Sulphur Springs City Council approved a sum of $1,000 from the city and $349,000 from the city’s insurance carrier to settle the award. Included in the...

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Federal Magistrate Seals Proceedings and Award Made in Chance Ross Family Case Against City
Mar07

Federal Magistrate Seals Proceedings and Award Made in Chance Ross Family Case Against City

When the Sulphur Springs City Council meets Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. in Executive Session, one item discussed will focus on pending litigation. In open session the council will discuss and take action on the Executive Session item regarding pending litigation. That litigation is the decision of a Federal Magistrate handed down Monday in Federal Court regarding the case. The council will be presented the findings of the magistrate and...

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Ross Family Seeks Justice For Chance In Federal Court
Feb11

Ross Family Seeks Justice For Chance In Federal Court

A Hopkins County family is seeking a jury trial in the Sherman Division of the Eastern District Court of Texas. Shelly and Tony Ross seek damages for emotional distress, medical and funeral expenses, plus attorney fees in case number 4:16-cv-00095-ALM-CAN  filed with the court by the David D. Davis Law office of Grand Prairie. Named in the suit as defendants are the city of Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, Sulphur Springs Police Lt....

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