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Cumby Junior High OAP Finishes Second, 6 Students Earn Recognition At District Contest
Dec02

Cumby Junior High OAP Finishes Second, 6 Students Earn Recognition At District Contest

The Cumby Junior High OAP cast and crew came home from the UIL District 15-AA Junior High One-Act Play competition held Thursday, Dec. 2 in Van ISD, with 7 awards. Cumby Junior High OAP students receiving All Star Cast, Honorable Mention and Outstanding Technician recognition The Cumby Junior High OAP students did an “amazing job” during their 1:30 p.m. performance, and received a 2nd Place plaque for their efforts. Six...

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HCSO Seeks Information Regarding Vehicle Burglaries
Dec02

HCSO Seeks Information Regarding Vehicle Burglaries

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information regarding a string of vehicle burglaries overnight Wednesday to report it to Lake Country Crime Stoppers. Several vehicle break-ins were committed Wednesday night December 1, through the early morning hours of Thursday, December 2, 2021, south of Sulphur Springs and in the city of Sulphur Springs. Tips to Crime Stoppers are handled in such a way the caller’s...

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Morgan Vincent Wooten
Dec02

Morgan Vincent Wooten

Morgan Vincent Wooten Graveside services for Morgan Vincent Wooten, age 44, of Brashear, will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, December 6, 2021, at Sulphur Springs City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at West Oaks Funeral Home, prior to service. Morgan passed away on November 30, 2021. Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home. ww.westoaksfuneralhome.com

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Peace & Hope Remembrance Offered For Families Harvey Funeral Home Has Served
Dec02

Peace & Hope Remembrance Offered For Families Harvey Funeral Home Has Served

The staff at Sam B. Harvey Funeral Home invite the families they have served to stop by the Mount Vernon office this month for a Peace & Hope Remembrance ornament, to remember the loved ones during the 2021 Christmas season.

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Harold Hill
Dec02

Harold Hill

Harold Hill Funeral service for Harold Hill, age 75, will be held at New Pickton Church formerly the First Baptist Church of Pickton, on Saturday, December 4, 2021, at 2 p.m. with interment at the New Pickton Cemetery. Officiating will be Brother Charlie Sickles. Family members will serve as pallbearers and Omer Miller will be the honorary pallbearer. A visitation is scheduled for Friday, December 3, 2021, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Murray...

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Man Allegedly Threatened Stepson With Gun During County Road 2326 Disturbance
Dec02

Man Allegedly Threatened Stepson With Gun During County Road 2326 Disturbance

A firearm was reportedly displayed during a County Road 2326 disturbance involving a man and stepson Wednesday night, according to arrest reports. Carroll Wayne Clark (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Communications operators dispatched Deputy Isaac Foley and Sgt. Tanner Steward to a rural Sulphur Springs address, where a disturbance was reported around 8 p.m. Dec. 1, 2021. Upon arrival at the County Road 2326...

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Sally Williams
Dec02

Sally Williams

Sally Williams Edna (Sally) Ferrell Williams, 92, passed away on November 30, 2021, at Carriage House Manor in Sulphur Springs, Texas. She was born on March 4, 1929, in Emblem, Texas, the daughter of JC and Ethel Etta Speed Ferrell. At the early age of fourteen, she married Douglas Austin Williams on October 20, 1943. After 58 years of marriage, he preceded her in death on March 4, 2002. The family will receive friends at a visitation...

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Tis The Season … Be Sure To Lock Vehicles To Guard Against Burglary
Dec02

Tis The Season … Be Sure To Lock Vehicles To Guard Against Burglary

Tis the season, for love, peace and good will. Unfortunately, it’s also a season in which some “shop” others’ unlocked vehicles for personal gain – taking Christmas presents and valuable items left in other’s vehicles. Thus, Sulphur Springs Police Department Chief Jason Ricketson reminds everyone to secure their belongings and lock their vehicle doors when exiting them. “Don’t be an easy...

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2 Women Caught Tuesday With Methamphetamine
Dec01

2 Women Caught Tuesday With Methamphetamine

Two women were caught Tuesday with methamphetamine at local businesses, officers allege in arrest reports. East Shannon Road Arrest While in the 1500 block of East Shannon Road, Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Justin Wilkerson and Zack Steward saw a person slumped over the steering wheel on a white Dodge pickup parked at a gas pump at 12:47 a.m. Nov. 30, 2021. The deputies approached the truck, Wilkerson on the...

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Chili Cooks Needed Dec. 10 For A Cook-Off
Dec01

Chili Cooks Needed Dec. 10 For A Cook-Off

Chili cooks are needed Dec. 10 for a Chili Cook-Off at the Senior Citizens Center. Chili Cook-Off trophy The contest is open to anyone who wishes to dust off their apron and whip up a crock pot full of their best chili recipe to be judged and shared with senior citizens. At the beginning of the week, Senior Citizens Center Director Karon Weatherman sent out a request for additional cooks. At that point, only 5 had signed up to...

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