Alleged Car Thief Served With 10 Additional Debit Card Abuse Warrants
Jul12

Alleged Car Thief Served With 10 Additional Debit Card Abuse Warrants

Michael Allen Coker A 51-year-old Sulphur Springs man arrested May 28 in a stolen car with another man’s debit card was served Thursday afternoon, July 11, with 10 additional debit card abuse warrants for offenses alleged to have occurred on May 28, according to arrest reports. Michael Allen Coker was first arrested Tuesday, after Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper William Gillentine discovered the silver Chevrolet sedan...

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Altaire Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall Of Multiple Eye Care Products Sold At CVS
Jul11

Altaire Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall Of Multiple Eye Care Products Sold At CVS

Altaire Pharmaceuticals Inc. over the last week has issued recalls of certain eye care drops, ointments and products sold at Walgreens, Walmart and CVS stores. Altaire Pharmaceuticals, Inc. on July 10 issued a recall on multiple CVS Health over-the-counter eye care drops, ointments and solutions. “As a precautionary measure, Altaire is voluntarily initiating the recall due to management concerns regarding the sufficiency of...

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Coach Art Briles Mount Vernon Tigers Are Picked 3rd In Their Football District
Jul11

Coach Art Briles Mount Vernon Tigers Are Picked 3rd In Their Football District

Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Magazine picks the Mount Vernon Tigers to finished third in their seven team District 7-3A in Division I. Art Briles is back as a Texas high school coach at Mount Vernon. Last year, the Tigers went 8-4 making it to the Regional Semi-final game. They were 4-2 in district play. Texas Football picks Atlanta first, Jefferson second, Mount Vernon third, Hughes Springs fourth, Hooks fifth, Redwater sixth...

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The Edge Wraps up Fifth Week With Thursday Morning Session
Jul11

The Edge Wraps up Fifth Week With Thursday Morning Session

The unusual fifth week of The Edge conditioning program wrapped up Thursday morning, July 11, in the Multipurpose Building. Thursday’s session followed two UIL mandated days off. Wildcats Football Offensive Coordinator Matt Young called Thursday’s workout highly productive, although he did say attendance was a little lower than usual after the two days off. The Edge wraps up next week with four more sessions Monday through...

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Sulphur Springs Man Arrested By Police For Indecency With A Child
Jul11

Sulphur Springs Man Arrested By Police For Indecency With A Child

Marcos Steven Mehlhoff An investigation of alleged sexual abuse resulted in the arrest of a 46-year-old Sulphur Springs man July 10 for indecency with a small child by contact. Sulphur Springs Police Department detectives were contacted after a report of suspected sexual abuse of a child was reported to Child Protective Services. Police launched an investigation, which is still ongoing. Marcos Steven Mehlhoff was identified as the...

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2 Men Jailed Felony Warrants
Jul11

2 Men Jailed Felony Warrants

Hopkins County Sheriff’s deputies took two men into custody Wednesday July 10 on felony warrants for violating probation, according to arrest and jail reports. Jacob Nathaniel Granger HCSO Cpl. Todd Evans was dispatched at 9:15 a.m. July 10 to the probation office, where he took 22-year-old Jacob Nathaniel Granger of Sulphur Springs into custody on a warrant for violation of probation, which he was on for possession of 2 ounces...

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Atmos Energy Conducting Natural Gas Flaring Through July 19 in Hopkins County
Jul11

Atmos Energy Conducting Natural Gas Flaring Through July 19 in Hopkins County

Controlled natural gas flaring Residents who see flames in the area of County Road 2319 during the day this week likely have no reason to be concerned. Atmos Energy crews and contractors are overseeing controlled natural gas flaring as part of routine maintenance from approximately 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through July 19 at the Crush Junction yard located on Hopkins County Road 2319, east of FM 1870, People in the area will likely see a...

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Chamber Connection for July 11, 2019
Jul11

Chamber Connection for July 11, 2019

By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce It’s time again for a huge night of networking sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce! The Chamber is hosting The Chamber Showcase, a night of networking that features Chamber members in Hopkins County, on Thursday, Aug. 1, at the Sulphur Springs Country Club. Booth space is already sold out, but we encourage you attend the event for $10 and enjoy the opportunity to do...

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After Two Days Off, The Edge Conditioning Program is Back on Thursday
Jul10

After Two Days Off, The Edge Conditioning Program is Back on Thursday

After two UIL mandated days off, July 9-10, The Edge conditioning program resumes Thursday morning, July 11. It will be the second and last session in this abbreviated week. The UIL mandated Tuesday and Wednesday as dead days so coaches could attend sessions of the Texas Girls Coaches Association. This is the fifth week of the six week Edge program. The Edge will conclude next week with regular Monday through Thursday...

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Tira News For July 9, 2019
Jul10

Tira News For July 9, 2019

By Jan Vaughn A good crowd gathered for the annual Tira Homecoming on Sunday, July 7. We enjoyed an inspirational musical program presented by Danna Lewis and Jerry Brandenburgh. Coy Vicars served as Master of Ceremonies and Mark Chapman, Vice President of the Tira Cemetery Association, conducted the business meeting. Martha Payton recognized the families of those buried in the Tira Cemetery over the past year and they were presented...

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