Nexus:Index
19 City Streets Identified For Improvements in 2020
Jan23

19 City Streets Identified For Improvements in 2020

As many as 19 city streets in Sulphur Springs have been identified for improvements through the annual paving program this year, funding permitting, according to Sulphur Springs Community Development Director Tory Niewiadomski. Overall, the city hopes to be able to pave 5.4 miles of streets, twice as much work as in recent years, thanks to the street maintenance fee charged on utility bills. This would allow for improvements on...

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Cumby Police Arrest Man At Post Office On Felony Warrant
Jan23

Cumby Police Arrest Man At Post Office On Felony Warrant

Waylon Wade Underwood A 41-year-old Cumby man was taken into custody at the Cumby Post Office Wednesday evening on a felony warrant. Cumby Police Officer Zack Steward reported seeing a 2005 Hyundai Sonata registered to Waylon Wade Underwood just before 5:30 p.m. Jan. 22. Aware that Underwood had an active warrant, Steward contacted Underwood in the vehicle from the driver’s side window at Cumby Post Office, the CPD officer...

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Mount Vernon Man Arrested In Sulphur Springs On Warrants
Jan23

Mount Vernon Man Arrested In Sulphur Springs On Warrants

Kevin Ron Wooten Jr. A 25-year-old Mount Vernon, TX man was arrested on North Davis Street Wednesday night on a felony Hopkins County warrant and two traffic warrants. Sulphur Springs Police Sgt. Chris Rosamond and Officer Chad Norris reportedly received information about Kevin Ron Wooten Jr. being at a location in the 100 block of North Davis Street. At least one of the arresting officers recognized Wooten on sight. The warrants were...

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Chamber Connection — Jan. 23, 2020
Jan23

Chamber Connection — Jan. 23, 2020

By Lezley Brown, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce president/CEO Lezley Brown Who is ready to be a light in 2020? It is with great pleasure that the 2020 Board of Directors invites you to the 94th Annual Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Banquet on Thursday, Feb. 13, at 6 p.m. at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center. Tickets are already going fast! We will host a Networking Cocktail Happy Half Hour at 6 p.m. Dinner will be...

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Tira News for Jan. 22, 2020
Jan22

Tira News for Jan. 22, 2020

By Jan Vaughn Joyce and William Dodd had the opportunity to keep their new great-grandson, Kanyen, last week, while his mom started back to school and his dad was back at work. Their grandson Matthew was there with them, too. Joyce reports, “I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it!” Joyce adds, “We have some very faithful people in our community, and some whose hearts are in our community even though they live in other places, who...

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A Few Simple Rules For Tree Pruning
Jan22

A Few Simple Rules For Tree Pruning

By Dr. Mario Villarino, Texas AgriLife Extension Agent, Hopkins County, agriculture/natural resources Mario Villarino According to Oregon Extension Services, Forestry & Natural Resources Extension, there are many reasons people pick up a saw or loppers to prune up their trees in young stands.  The most common motivations I hear are accessibility, aesthetics and fire resistance/prevention. Even pruning up just a single 8...

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Investigation Of Possible Gravel Scam Results In Warrant Arrest
Jan22

Investigation Of Possible Gravel Scam Results In Warrant Arrest

Prince Damon Long An investigation into a suspected gravel scam resulted in a 34-year-old Texarkana, Arkansas man being arrested shortly before noon Tuesday on FM 275 at County Road 1142 on a warrant. Hopkins County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched Tuesday morning, Jan. 21, to more than one complaint of people contacting residents to whom they were trying to sell pavement or rocks, according to sheriff’s reports....

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Nash Files For Place 2 On Sulphur Springs City Council
Jan22

Nash Files For Place 2 On Sulphur Springs City Council

A fourth candidate has filed candidacy for a place on the May 2 Sulphur Springs City Council Election ballot. Harold Nash Sr. Harold Nash Sr. Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 22, signed up for City Council Place 2 seat. He was appointed by the City Council on Dec. 13 to serve in the Place 2 seat, following the City Council’s acceptance of resignations from Erica Armstrong, Jimmy Lucas and Jeff Sanderson. Place 2 is an unexpired term,...

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Hopkins County 4-H Member Wins Class, Group Reserve At Fort Worth Stock Show
Jan22

Hopkins County 4-H Member Wins Class, Group Reserve At Fort Worth Stock Show

(Photo credit: Nicole Mayhew) Aspen Mayhew, Hopkins County 4-H member, wins class and reserve in group at the Braford Point Show, Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo 2020.

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Aguilar Files For Place 3 On Sulphur Springs City Council
Jan22

Aguilar Files For Place 3 On Sulphur Springs City Council

As of lunch Wednesday, only three people have filed candidacy for the six places to be determined in the May 2 Sulphur Springs City Council Election. Oscar Aguilar Oscar Aguilar had filed candidacy for Place 3 on the City Council late Wednesday morning. Oscar served on the City Council from 2006-2018, when Norman Sanders defeated him in his bid for reelection 685 votes to 509 votes. Sanders was among four council members to resign...

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