Faith Huffman, Author at Ksst Radio
Commissioners Court Approve New Position, Truck Purchase; Hear Rail Declaration, Vetarans Services Update
May20

Commissioners Court Approve New Position, Truck Purchase; Hear Rail Declaration, Vetarans Services Update

A new truck to replace one that burned, a new maintenance position and routine budget amendments were among the items Hopkins County Commissioners were asked to consider approving at their Monday meeting. County Treasurer/Veterans Service Office Danny Davis gave an update on services helped procure for veterans in 2018. Brad Johnson with Northeast Texas Farmers Co-op presented a resolution to the court regarding future rail...

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PJC sees 450 spring semester graduates
May20

PJC sees 450 spring semester graduates

Paris Junior College President Dr. Pamela Anglin presented graduate John Altman the PJC Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor a student may receive, during last Friday evening’s commencement ceremony held at Noyes Stadium on the Paris campus. Seats on the west side of Noyes Stadium were packed as Paris Junior College held its 94th spring graduation ceremony Friday evening, May 17. PJC had 450 students graduating with a...

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Amazon Truck Trailer Fire Reduces I-30 West To 1 Lane For Nearly 6 Hours Sunday
May20

Amazon Truck Trailer Fire Reduces I-30 West To 1 Lane For Nearly 6 Hours Sunday

Traffic on Interstate 30 west was reduced to one lane for nearly 6 hours Sunday morning, while emergency officials worked to extinguish a blaze which destroyed a truck and Amazon trailer packed with general merchandise. The two men team driving the truck-trailer unit were unharmed; no injuries requiring hospitalization were reported among emergency responders. While Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County firefighters were responding a...

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Trees, Power Lines Took Brunt Of Saturday’s Storm; More Storms Possible
May20

Trees, Power Lines Took Brunt Of Saturday’s Storm; More Storms Possible

Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County weathered Saturday’s storm with minimal to moderate property damages reported overall, county emergency management officials reported Monday. One barn was reported to authorities as having been damaged by a tree, according to county reports. At least one Suphur Bluff resident reported seeing a funnel cloud that dropped three times, but that report as of Monday morning was unconfirmed, according...

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Traffic Stop Results In 2 Controlled Substance Arrests
May20

Traffic Stop Results In 2 Controlled Substance Arrests

Jesus Daniel OlguinJuan Antonio Ramirez-Morales Sulphur Springs Police Officer Zach Brown arrested two Sulphur Springs men Saturday on a controlled substance charge each after allegedly finding cocaine in their possession. Brown reportedly stopped a Chevrolet 1500 at 8:04 p.m. May 18 on Kyle Street for an equipment violation. The pickup was occupied by two Sulphur Springs men, identified in arrest reports as 18-year-old Jesus Daniel...

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Paris Woman Accused Of Having Child In Vehicle When Arrested For DWI
May20

Paris Woman Accused Of Having Child In Vehicle When Arrested For DWI

Christie Ann Applegate A 38-year-old Christie Ann Applegate of Paris was taken into custody early Saturday morning on Gilmer Street on the felony charge of driving while intoxicated with a child passenger who was younger than 15 years of age. Sulphur Springs Police Lt. Eddie Moon reported stopping a Chevrolet Tahoe at 11:47 p.m. Friday for failure to drive in a single lane. Police alleged on contact with the woman, identified in...

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Sulphur Springs FFA Members Recognized For Proficiency, Hard Work
May18

Sulphur Springs FFA Members Recognized For Proficiency, Hard Work

Several students were recognized earlier this week during the annual Sulphur Springs High School FFA Banquet for their successes and hard work. SSHS FFA had eight Leadership Development Teams and 16 students competing n a number of invitational contests as well as district and area contest in the fall. Those teams included: Greenhand Quiz Team – Cash Vititow, Hannah Sells, Brooklyn Burnside, and Beau BankstonChapter Quiz- Breanna...

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Traffic Stop Leads To Warrant Arrest
May18

Traffic Stop Leads To Warrant Arrest

Danny Joe Wade Jr. A traffic stop just before 10 p.m. Friday resulted in a warrant arrest. Danny Joe Wade Jr., 48, of Sulphur Springs was reportedly stopped at 9:52 p.m. on State Highway 11 by Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Chris Sorley for a license plate light violation on the Chevrolet 1500 he was driving. A records check showed Wade to be wanted for violation of probation on a possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty...

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Man Arrested Following Near Collision on SH 19
May18

Man Arrested Following Near Collision on SH 19

A Sulphur Springs man, 38, was arrested for DWI after nearly crashing into another vehicle with the Chevrolet Silverado he was driving on State Highway 19 late Friday night. Texas Department of Public Safety troopers reported stopping the man just after 11 p.m. May 17 “for a traffic violation after he narrowly missed striking another vehicle head on.” After contacting the driver, the highway patrolman noted the man had...

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Suspected Ecstasy, Marijuana Reportedly Found During I-30 Traffic Stop
May18

Suspected Ecstasy, Marijuana Reportedly Found During I-30 Traffic Stop

Lanorya Shaneka Stokes Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper George Greenway arrested Lanorya Shaneka Stokes, 35, of Fort Worth late Friday night for possession of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 2 controlled substance, possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana and driving while license invalid. Greenway reported stopping a Toyota Camry at 11:25 p.m. May 17 at mile marker 130 for traveling 88 miles per...

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