Sulphur Springs Man Jailed On 2 Warrants
Dec12

Sulphur Springs Man Jailed On 2 Warrants

David Lynn Petrea Officials contacted David Lynn Petrea, 49, of Sulphur Springs in the 200 block of Hinnant Street. A records check showed him to be wanted on two warrants for violation of probation, which he was on for criminal mischief resulting in $1,500 worth or more but less than $30,000 worth of loss, according to arrest and jail reports. Petrea was taken into custody and transported by Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy...

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Tira News For Dec. 12, 2019
Dec12

Tira News For Dec. 12, 2019

By Jan Vaughn The Community Christmas party is this Saturday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m. at the Community Center. Brisket and tea will be provided. Please bring a side dish and/or dessert and come enjoy a time of visiting with your neighbors. Tira Volunteer Firefighters will be recognized for their service to our community. The Christmas story will be read and Santa is planning to stop by and visit with the kids.  We want to express our...

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Sulphur Springs Pair Arrested On Controlled Substance Charge
Dec11

Sulphur Springs Pair Arrested On Controlled Substance Charge

ORSBURN, BILLY JACK : Photo courtesy of the Texas Public Sex Offender Registry. A disturbance call on South Locust Street Tuesday afternoon resulted in the arrest of a 64-year-old Sulphur Springs man and his 26-year-old girlfriend on a controlled substance charge each. SCOTT, DESTINY RENEE Officers were reportedly at the pair’s Locust Street address for a disturbance at 2 p.m. Dec. 10. Upon arrival, Special Crimes Unit Lt. Mark...

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City Attorney Discusses Potential Impact Of Friday's Called City Council Meeting
Dec11

City Attorney Discusses Potential Impact Of Friday's Called City Council Meeting

Sulphur Springs (far left) Mayor Pro Tem Erica Armstrong, Council member Jimmy Lucas, (center) Mayor Norman Sanders and (second from right) Jeff Sanderson submitted notices of resignation from the City Council in the last week. How the city operates and functions for the next 6 months could be determined Friday at the called noon meeting of Sulphur Springs City Council. A quorum is needed to hold the meeting. Four of the seven...

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Oklahoma Man Jailed On Hopkins County Trafficking Of Person Charge
Dec11

Oklahoma Man Jailed On Hopkins County Trafficking Of Person Charge

Raymond Antywan Larry III Raymond Antywan Larry III, 19, of Idabel, Oklahoma was booked into Hopkins County jail Tuesday on a warrant alleging trafficking of a person, a female runaway, according to sheriff’s and arrest reports. “We had a female subject run away. The subject was transported to the Idabel area. He is believed the person responsible for the transporting and harboring of the subject. He has been arrested and...

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White Castle Recalls Limited Production of Frozen Sliders
Dec10

White Castle Recalls Limited Production of Frozen Sliders

White Castle has initiated a voluntary recall of a limited number of frozen 6-pack cheeseburgers, frozen 6-pack hamburgers, frozen 6-pack jalapeno cheeseburgers, 16-pack hamburgers, 16-pack cheeseburgers for the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes. The voluntary recall will impact product on shelves at select retailers with best by dates ranging from 04 Aug 2020 to 17 Aug 2020. Any product with these dates on shelves is...

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2 Arkansas Men, 1 Sulphur Springs Man Jailed Monday On Felony Warrants
Dec10

2 Arkansas Men, 1 Sulphur Springs Man Jailed Monday On Felony Warrants

Two Arkansas men and a Sulphur Springs man were reported to have all been booked into the county jail on Monday, Dec. 9, on felony warrants, according to sheriff’s reports. Jeramie Jermaine Smith Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Bobby Osornio and Sgt. Shea Shaw were reportedly notified Monday by Jeramie Jermaine Smith’s parole officer that that a warrant had been issued for his arrest, according to arrest reports....

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Commissioners Approve Agreements With 5 VFDs, FEMA Hazardous Mitigation Grant Project Documents, Resolution Supporting 2nd Amendment Rights
Dec10

Commissioners Approve Agreements With 5 VFDs, FEMA Hazardous Mitigation Grant Project Documents, Resolution Supporting 2nd Amendment Rights

Hopkins County Commissioners Court Fire protection agreements for five of the county’s volunteer fire departments, resolutions and agreements regarding FEMA Hazardous Mitigation Projects, a resolution in support of the Second Amendment and Article 1 Section 23 of Texas Constitution, and a budget amendment for Precinct 2 receive approval of Hopkins County Commissioners Court at their regular meeting Monday. Fire Protection...

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Special City Council Meeting Called For Friday To Accept Resignations; Appoint 1 New Council Member, Mayor
Dec10

Special City Council Meeting Called For Friday To Accept Resignations; Appoint 1 New Council Member, Mayor

Sulphur Springs City Hall, 201 North Davis St. A special meeting of Sulphur Springs City Council has been called to address resignations of council members made over the last week and to appoint a mayor and pro tem. Sulphur Springs Mayor Norman Sanders gave notice of resignation on Thursday December 5th, 2019. Council members Erica Armstrong, Jimmy Lucas and Jeff Sanderson submitted notice of resignation, “effective...

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9 Personnel Decisions, 1 Appointment Made By Sulphur Springs ISD Board
Dec10

9 Personnel Decisions, 1 Appointment Made By Sulphur Springs ISD Board

On Monday, Sulphur Springs Independent School Board of Trustees gave approval for nine personnel decisions and appointed a school representative to the appraisal board. Mike Horne, who has been representing the school district on Hopkins County Appraisal District Board of Directors, was contacted and agreed to serve another term, school officials told trustees. SSISD trustees at their regular December meeting, held at 11:30 a.m. Dec....

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