Bicyclist Arrested On Misdemeanor Warrant, Controlled Substance Charge
Oct17

Bicyclist Arrested On Misdemeanor Warrant, Controlled Substance Charge

Marco Antonio Orduna A 23-year-old Sulphur Springs man reportedly stopped for riding a bicycle on the wrong side of the road ended up in jail Wednesday afternoon on a misdemeanor warrant and for methamphetamine possession, according to arrest reports. The man reportedly caught Sulphur Springs Police Department Special Crimes Unit Sgt. Joe Scott’s attention by his bicycle on the wrong side of the road against traffic, thus he was...

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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Caddo Mills Man On Tampering With Evidence Charge
Oct17

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Caddo Mills Man On Tampering With Evidence Charge

A 31-year-old Caddo Mills man was arrested at 1:20 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, for tampering with evidence, found in Dr. Pepper cans, according to arrest reports. Josue Joshue Espinoza was reportedly stopped by a Hopkins County sheriff’s deputy, who noticed the Ford Mustang that passed him on Loop 301 about 12:52 a.m. Oct. 17 didn’t have front license plate. The deputies turned around and tried to stop the man on West...

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Chamber Connection – Oct. 17, 2019
Oct17

Chamber Connection – Oct. 17, 2019

Lezley Brown By Lezley Brown, president/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce The 50th Annual Hopkins County Stew Contest will be held at Buford Park on Saturday, Oct. 26th. Stew service will begin at 10:45 a.m., and quart sales begin at 11:30 a.m. Stew tickets are already on sale at all local banks and at the Chamber of Commerce. Tickets are All-You-Can-Eat Stew for $6 each. T-shirts will also be available for $15 each. I have some...

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Fall Is Here: Remember Dallisgrass Staggers
Oct16

Fall Is Here: Remember Dallisgrass Staggers

Mario Villarino By Dr. Mario Villarino Earlier in the week, a beef producer walked into the Extension Office in Sulphur Springs looking for help. His small herd was having issues with dallisgrass poisoning. The problem was that cattle got into a heavily grown dallisgrass paddock and cattle got sick. Our first recommendation was to notify his veterinarian, who suggested to move them out of the paddock and feed them pellets and hay...

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Children Injured In Fatal Crash Reportedly Improving
Oct16

Children Injured In Fatal Crash Reportedly Improving

The medical conditions of the two children seriously injured in the crash which killed their mothers late Friday, Oct. 4 in Van Zandt County have improved, according to family reports. Cousins Jacob Reed and Kaycee Ivey were flown from the crash site to Children’s Medical Center for treatment of critical injuries sustained in the crash. Jacob, 9, is the son of Sandy Reed, who died in the crash, and Brian Reed. Kaycee,14, is the...

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Tatum Invites Community To Become Associate Members Of Sheriffs’ Association
Oct16

Tatum Invites Community To Become Associate Members Of Sheriffs’ Association

Hopkins County Sheriff Lewis Tatum invites community members interested in assisting law enforcement officials in their fight against crime to become associate members of the Sheriffs’ Association of Texas. Sheriffs’ Association of Texas memberships are $25 for individuals, $40 per family and $100 for businesses, with funds used to help provide “critically important technical resources, training, and legislative...

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Tira News for Oct. 16, 2019
Oct16

Tira News for Oct. 16, 2019

By Jan Vaughn Jason Beck, son of Kim and Lee Beck, rode out Typhoon Hagibis and an earthquake last week, while stationed at the Naval Base in Japan. He said there is some flooding nearby and lots of debris, but all is well. Yvonne Weir flew to Bismarck, North Dakota, Sept. 24, to visit family from Fargo, Bismarck, and Mobridge, South Dakota. On the 26th, she traveled to the Hall ranch with her cousin, where they met up with relatives...

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Meal A Day In Jeopardy Of Closing 2 Days A Week Due Lack of Cooks; Route Driver Needed Starting Next Week
Oct16

Meal A Day In Jeopardy Of Closing 2 Days A Week Due Lack of Cooks; Route Driver Needed Starting Next Week

Meal A Day is in desperate need of Wednesday and Thursday cooks, and starting next week will need a Como-Pickton delivery route driver. Meal A Day is in jeopardy of having to shut down on Wednesdays and Thursdays due to lack of cooks to help prepare meals to be delivered to elderly shut-ins and serve to senior citizens at the Martin Luther King Drive activity center, according to program manager Karon Weatherman. “If you can...

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Health Care Foundation’s Mardi Bras For A Cause Will Fund Free Mammograms For Uninsured Women Over 40
Oct16

Health Care Foundation’s Mardi Bras For A Cause Will Fund Free Mammograms For Uninsured Women Over 40

Hopkins County Health Care Foundation will be hosting Bras for a Cause this month as an awareness campaign as well as a means to raise funds. Community members are encouraged to decorate a bra, promote Breast cancer awareness and raise funds for the cause. “This year, we are raising money to provide free mammograms to uninsured women over 40,” stated Meredith Caddell, executive director of Hopkins County Health Care...

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Wildcats Offensive And Defensive Coordinators Discuss Ennis Game, Provide Preview Of Corsicana
Oct15

Wildcats Offensive And Defensive Coordinators Discuss Ennis Game, Provide Preview Of Corsicana

Wildcats Football Offensive Coordinator Matt Young Wildcats Football Offensive Coordinator Matt Young said the Wildcats might have played their best game of the season in the Friday night, Oct. 11, loss to Ennis at Prim Stadium. However, he said there were at least three drives he did not like. Coach Young said the offensive efficiency was just as high against Forney as it was in the win at Forney. He said two first half drives were...

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