Commissioners Approve Electric Distribution Requests, Ranchitos Plat
Oct15

Commissioners Approve Electric Distribution Requests, Ranchitos Plat

Rosemont, Houston Street Building Project Tabled Hopkins County Commissioners Court on Monday tabled a building project, but approved a plat request and requests for re-routing of electrical distribution facilities in three precincts. Electric Distribution The Commissioners Court approved requests from Farmers Electric Cooperative Inc. for existing electrical power distribution facilities to be re-routed across Quail Lane, southeast...

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Sulphur Springs Police Arrest Man On Gregg County, Bonham Warrants
Oct15

Sulphur Springs Police Arrest Man On Gregg County, Bonham Warrants

Bradley Scott Kenne A traffic stop lead to the arrested of a 35-year-old Sulphur Springs man on Bonham and Gregg County warrants, according to arrest reports. Sulphur Springs Police Officers Victor Reyna and Adrian Pruitt reportedly stopped a Ford Escape at 9:55 a.m. Monday, Oct. 14, in the 1400 block of College Street for a traffic violation. A records check showed passenger Bradley Scott Kenne to be wanted in Bonham on a credit or...

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Hopkins County United Way Adds Nearly $4,000 Toward 2019-2020 Campaign Goal
Oct15

Hopkins County United Way Adds Nearly $4,000 Toward 2019-2020 Campaign Goal

Mario Villarino turns in donations packets to Hopkins County United Way Co-Chair Bill Owens and Executive Secretary Susan Berning during the Oct. 15 campaign report meeting Hopkins County United Way campaign workers turned in nearly $4,000 in additional pledges and donations collected during week three of the 2019-2020 campaign to benefit 20 local organizations. As of the Oct. 15 report meeting $45,812.54 of the overall $165,000 goal...

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Commissioners Court Agrees To Partner With City To Use Mechanical Concrete To Stabilize Some Roads
Oct15

Commissioners Court Agrees To Partner With City To Use Mechanical Concrete To Stabilize Some Roads

Inter-local Agreement To Be Presented To Sulphur Springs City Council in November Hopkins County Commissioners Court Monday agreed Monday to partner with the City of Sulphur Springs to re-use parts of scrap tires utilizing the process called mechanical concrete to help improve some city and county roads. Essentially, the county will collect scrap automobile and light truck tires at regular intervals, approximately twice a month. The...

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Sulphur Springs Man Accused Of Retaliation While In County Jail
Oct15

Sulphur Springs Man Accused Of Retaliation While In County Jail

Darien Tre Sims A 27-year-old Sulphur Springs man in custody at the county jail was subsequently charged with obstruction or retaliation Monday, according to arrest reports. Darien Tre Sims has been in the county jail since his arrest Oct. 9 on a couple of traffic warrants, one warrant for violating probation on a burglary of a habitation charge and for tampering with evidence, according to jail reports. Sulphur Springs Special Crimes...

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Take Diabetes To Heart
Oct15

Take Diabetes To Heart

Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Family & Consumer Sciences, 1200-B West Houston St., P.O.Box 518, Sulphur springs, TX 75483; 903-885-3443 – phone 903-439-4909 – Fax, [email protected] By Johanna Hicks November is National Diabetes Month, a time when communities across the country team up to bring attention to diabetes. In partnership with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), this year’s focus...

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Veterans To Be Honored With Nov. 9 Parade, Honor Flight Send-Off On Oct. 31
Oct14

Veterans To Be Honored With Nov. 9 Parade, Honor Flight Send-Off On Oct. 31

 At least two local events are planned to honor local veterans in the coming weeks. A Veteran’s Parade will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9. This year’s grand marshal will be Clayton McGraw. The parade will depart from Gerald Prim Stadium on Houston Street, continuing to Church Street, to Jefferson Street at the square, then continue on Gilmer Street to Brookshire’s. As of last week, 40-50 entries had been...

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Meal-A-Day Menu for Oct. 15-18, 2020
Oct14

Meal-A-Day Menu for Oct. 15-18, 2020

Tuesday – Sliced ham, parsley new potatoes, spinach and a roll. Wednesday – Beef enchilada, Spanish rice and refried beans. Thursday – Chicken taco soup, cheese cubes, tortilla chips and tossed salad. Friday – Barbecue sausage, cole slaw, baked beans and roll.

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Commissioners Court Appoints Bart Green To Civic Center Board Of Directors
Oct14

Commissioners Court Appoints Bart Green To Civic Center Board Of Directors

Resolution Approved Calling for Census 2020 Complete Count Committee Hopkins County Commissioners Court Hopkins County Commissioners Court Monday morning, Oct. 14, approved two resolutions, one designating a Precinct 4 representative to the Hopkins County Civic Center Board and another to create a Census 2020 Complete Count Committee. Bart Green was appointed as the Precinct 4 representative to the Civic Center Board Of Directors....

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Police Remind Residents To Secure Vehicles, Property
Oct14

Police Remind Residents To Secure Vehicles, Property

Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jason Ricketson is once again reminding residents to secure their property when leaving it unattended, especially vehicles. The warning follows some recent vehicle burglaries and thefts. In most cases, vehicles were left unlocked, allowing others access to personal belongings inside — including keys. People are reminded when possible to remove valuables — including money, jewelry, wallets, bank...

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