Cumby Police Arrest Mount Pleasant Man On Controlled Substance Charge
Aug16

Cumby Police Arrest Mount Pleasant Man On Controlled Substance Charge

Harry Cleatis Coleman Cumby police arrested a 40-year-old Mount Pleasant man early Thursday morning after finding a bag of suspected methamphetamine in his vehicle during a routine traffic stop. Cumby Police Sgt. Ray Embro reported a westbound Dodge 1500 pickup caught his attention around 4 a.m. Aug. 15 as it passed him on FM 499 at County Road 4722 because passenger’s side headlight on the truck was defective, as were the...

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Man Who Ran From Cumby Police In Hopkins County Jail On Three Charges
Aug16

Man Who Ran From Cumby Police In Hopkins County Jail On Three Charges

Jordan Isaiah Cockrum The 20-year-old man who allegedly fled from Cumby police to Royse City, where he was arrested inside of a Walmart, has been indentified as Jordan Isaiah Cockrm. Cockrm was transported Thursday evening to Hopkins County jail, where he remained Friday morning in lieu of $2,000 bond on a resisting arrest charge, $35,000 bond on an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge and $15,000 bond on an evading arrest...

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Sulphur Springs Woman Runs From Police, Found With Meth, Marijuana
Aug16

Sulphur Springs Woman Runs From Police, Found With Meth, Marijuana

Cathy Sue Pichardo A brief vehicle pursuit in Sulphur Springs Thursday night ended with the vehicle’s tires being spiked. The 48-year-old Sulphur Springs woman driving was jailed after marijuana and methamphetamine were found in her pickup. Sulphur Springs Police officers attempted to stop a Chevrolet Silverado at 9:12 p.m. Aug. 15, after noticing the driver failed to signal a turn on Brinker Street at Peach Street, SSPD Officer...

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HCSO: Commerce Associate Judge Arrested In Hopkins County On Assault Warrant
Aug16

HCSO: Commerce Associate Judge Arrested In Hopkins County On Assault Warrant

Tequila Rochell Johnson A 38-year-old Commerce woman, who is shown in arrest reports to be employed as an associate judge for the City of Commerce, was arrested at 6:30 p.m. Thursday on a Class A misdemeanor assault charge. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office had reportedly been conducting an investigation of her for the alleged assault of her boyfriend in Hopkins County. Based on that evidence, a Class A misdemeanor warrant was...

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FDA Cautions Pet Owners Not To Feed Texas Tripe Inc. Raw Pet Food Due To Salmonella, Listeria
Aug15

FDA Cautions Pet Owners Not To Feed Texas Tripe Inc. Raw Pet Food Due To Salmonella, Listeria

Some lots of Texas Tripe brand raw frozen pet food are being recalled due to several samples of Texas Tripe raw pet food testing positive for Salmonella and/or Listeria monocytogenes, bacteria that can cause illness and death in humans and animals. The FDA followed that on Aug. 15 with a caution for pet owners to check any Texas Tripe raw frozen food products before feeding their pets to be sure the food is not among the lot numbers...

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SSISD Superintendent Michael Lamb Awarded Scholarship To Attend Leadership Academy
Aug15

SSISD Superintendent Michael Lamb Awarded Scholarship To Attend Leadership Academy

SSISD Superintendent Michael Lamb Sulphur Springs Independent School District Superintendent Michael Lamb was announced by The Bob Thompson Executive Leadership Institute as the recipient of a scholarship to attend the 27th annual Superintendent Academy, a nationally known advanced leadership development program for school superintendents, according to a press release. Only 25 superintendents were chosen from a list of nominees from...

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Nearly A Dozen Personnel Changes Approved At SSISD
Aug15

Nearly A Dozen Personnel Changes Approved At SSISD

Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees during their regular meeting this week approved 11 staff changes in readiness for the new school year, which begins on Aug. 20. The trustees also approved teacher appraisers and appraisal calendars. One new teacher was hired, 1 aide resigned, one aide was reassigned and the rest were new support staff. LaToya Hood’s resignation as a special education aide at high...

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Suspect Who Fled From Cumby Police Has Reportedly Been Arrested Inside The Royse City Walmart
Aug15

Suspect Who Fled From Cumby Police Has Reportedly Been Arrested Inside The Royse City Walmart

A vehicle pursuit initiated by Cumby police ended at a Royse City Walmart, which was evacuated to allow authorities to find the suspect. The suspect ran from his wrecked vehicle and attempted to hide inside the store. The man was taken into custody in Rockwall County. He was expected to transported by Cumby police to Hopkins County jail, after being arraigned in Rockwall County. The incident reportedly began when a Cumby police...

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1 Man Jailed For Violating Probation, 2 For Bond Forfeiture Wednesday
Aug15

1 Man Jailed For Violating Probation, 2 For Bond Forfeiture Wednesday

Three men were taken into custody Wednesday morning, Aug. 14, by local officers on unrelated felony warrants, according to sheriff’s reports. Justin Dean Cowart Justin Dean Cowart, 32, of Yantis was taken into custody at 10:30 a.m. at the adult probation office by Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Steve Shing on warrant for violation of probation, which he was on the second-degree felony offense of online solicitation of a...

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Sheriff’s Officers Arrest Campbell Man In Cumby On Controlled Substance Charge
Aug15

Sheriff’s Officers Arrest Campbell Man In Cumby On Controlled Substance Charge

Kenneth Wayne Busby A suspicious person complaint resulted in discovery of methamphetamine and a 30-year-old Campbell man’s arrest Wednesday morning. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Richard Brantley and Investigator Wade Sheets responded at 9:37 a.m. Aug. 14 to a report of a suspicious person on FM 275 north. Deputies located and contacted 30-year-old Kenneth Wayne Busby of Campbell. A records check reportedly showed Busby...

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