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Update: 11-Year-Old Killed In 2-Vehicle Crash Friday Identified As Local Youth
Sep18

Update: 11-Year-Old Killed In 2-Vehicle Crash Friday Identified As Local Youth

The 11-year-old killed in a 2-vehicle crash Friday morning has been identified by Texas Department of Public Safety Funeral services have also been set for the local youth. DPS Sgt. Gregg Williams, with the Texas Highway Patrol Media Communications for the Texarkana/Mount Pleasant region which includes Hopkins County, Saturday reported Angel Olvera was the 11 boy who died at the crash site Friday morning. Precinct 2 Justice of the...

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Jeffrey Scott Wilson
Sep18

Jeffrey Scott Wilson

Jeffrey Scott Wilson Funeral services for Jeffrey Scott Wilson, age 51, of Saltillo will be held Sunday, September 19, 2021, at 2 p.m. at West Oaks Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Craig Toney officiating. Interment will follow at Stouts Creek Cemetery with Hunter Wilson, Cody Wilson, Chad Rawson, Howard Birchfield, Brent Burkett, and Buddy Lappin serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 19, 2021, from 10 a.m....

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Charles Duckett
Sep18

Charles Duckett

Charles Duckett Charles Otis Duckett of Idabel, Ok passed away on September 17, 2021. He was born March 30, 1947, to Ward and Rosanna Duckett. Charles graduated in the Class of 1964 from Riverside High School, Harris, Oklahoma He continued his education with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business. He was a retiree from Weyerhaeuser County of Valliant, Oklahoma. Charles enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He enjoyed riding...

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Chitto Olvera
Sep18

Chitto Olvera

Chitto Olvera Funeral service for Chitto Olvera, age 11, of Saltillo, will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at the Saltillo Kerry Garmon Gymnasium, Saltillo Texas with Jesse Olvera officiating. Serving as pallbearers will be Miguel Olvera, Jesse Olvera, Eddie Olvera, Edwars Vicente, Tim Lane and Arturo Olvera, Sr.; and serving as honorary pallbearers are Bo Morris, and his classmates and friends. Visitation will be...

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3 Additional COVID Fatalities Confirmed For Hopkins County This Week
Sep18

3 Additional COVID Fatalities Confirmed For Hopkins County This Week

Three additional COVID fatalities have been confirmed for Hopkins County this week, increasing the pandemic total to 130 cases, Texas Department of State Health Services reported Friday afternoon, Sept. 17, 2021. All COVID-19 deaths come from death certificates filed by the doctor, medical examiner or other official who completes the paperwork and sends it to the state vital statistics office with COVID listed as the direct cause of...

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SSHS 2021 Homecoming Pre-Game Recognition
Sep18

SSHS 2021 Homecoming Pre-Game Recognition

The mood at Gerald Prim Stadium was festive Friday night, Sept. 17, as fans and alumni packed the stands for the Sulphur Springs High School 2021 Homecoming pre-game recognition and Varsity Wildcats Football versus the Crandall Pirates. The pre-game activities included recognition of the 11 young ladies nominated by the senior class to serve as the Homecoming Court. Each nominee was escorted by her parents or other family members onto...

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Hopkins County Records – Sept. 18, 2021
Sep18

Hopkins County Records – Sept. 18, 2021

Land Deed Transactions Record books at Hopkins County Clerk’s Office Melody Brantley and Robert Brantley to David Ivan Gutierrez; tract in the MA Bowlin surveyTresia Hooten to William Ray Reed; tract in the Jasper County School LandJoe Byron Suggs and Kerry Jane Suggs to Johnny Blake Weir; tract in the William Gregg surveyJohn Milton Sinclair Estate, Rhonda Renne Sinclair independent executor, to Rhonda Renne SinclairCarey...

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Man Arrested In 2017 For Smuggling People Into The Country Is Back In Hopkins County Jail On Warrants
Sep17

Man Arrested In 2017 For Smuggling People Into The Country Is Back In Hopkins County Jail On Warrants

A 30-year-old Mexico man Arrested In 2017 for smuggling people into the country was back in Hopkins County jail Friday morning on warrants. Alejandro Castro Rodriguez Hopkins Count Sheriff’s Office was alerted Alejandro Castro Rodriguez was in custody in Webb County jail on two Hopkins County warrants. HCSO Deputy Steve Huffman traveled to Laredo, took custody of Rodriguez at 6:48 a.m. Sept. 16 and transported him to Hopkins...

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Glenna Beth Ballard Ball
Sep17

Glenna Beth Ballard Ball

Glenna Beth Ballard Ball Funeral service for Glenna Beth Ballard Ball, age 77, of Sulphur Springs will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 19, 2021, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel with Rev. Neal Cochran officiating. Interment will follow at Peerless Cemetery with Michael Boyd, Bryan Ballard, Steven Boyd, Bubba Ball, Matthew Ball, Michael Ball, Phillip Ball and Andrew Loper serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are...

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Buddy Walker
Sep17

Buddy Walker

Buddy Walker A graveside service for James Orville “Buddy” Walker, Jr., age 76, of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, September 18, 2021, at Greenview Cemetery with Bros. Hoyt Scogin and Jay Porterfield officiating. Pallbearers will be Grant Looney, Lance Looney, Jay Porterfield, Brandon Kelley, Jarred Pickett, and Michael Vititow. Honorary pallbearers will be the Red Barn Morning Group. There will be no formal...

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