Hopkins County Could Benefit from FEMA Declaration Made Monday
Feb26

Hopkins County Could Benefit from FEMA Declaration Made Monday

Hopkins County could benefit from a declaration made by The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Monday, February 25, 2019. FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Texas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms and flooding on September 10 to November 2, 2018. Hopkins County is one of 33 counties included in the disaster assistance. The...

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Commerce ASPIRE Celebrates Second Anniversary
Feb26

Commerce ASPIRE Celebrates Second Anniversary

The Commerce community gathered to reflect on the achievements of the ASPIRE program in a second-anniversary celebration held February 20 at the Sam Rayburn Student Center.  At the Dinner & Dialogue:  ASPIRE Community Update, attendees discussed the achievements of the program and how to move the program forward. ASPIRE is a partnership among Commerce ISD, A&M-Commerce and the City of Commerce with a purpose to...

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Enrollment for 2019-2020 School Year Open at Central Christian Academy
Feb26

Enrollment for 2019-2020 School Year Open at Central Christian Academy

Central Christian Academy (Where Christ is Central) The enrollment for the 2019-2020 school year will begin Friday, March 1, 2019 at Central Christian Academy (Where Christ is Central). Applications may be picked up at the school office, the Church office or at Jordan’s Place Pediatrics. Grades: 3 year old through 6th grade Phone: 903-335-8913 Address: 840 Connally St. Sulphur Springs, TX 75482 Proverbs 22:6 “Train up a child in the...

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Ballot Position Drawn for May 4th Municipal Election
Feb26

Ballot Position Drawn for May 4th Municipal Election

Candidates for Sulphur Springs City Council drew for places on the May 4, 2019 Municipal ballot at 9 a.m. Tuesday. Candidate order for Place 4 on the ballot: Freddie Taylor (incumbent)                  1; Reiko Alexander               2 Candidate order for Place 5 on the ballot: Jeff Sanderson                  1 Emily...

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SCU Investigation Leads to Arrest of Emory Man
Feb26

SCU Investigation Leads to Arrest of Emory Man

Following a Special Crimes Unit investigation into the sales of methamphetamine, Curtis LeRoy Marler, 47, of Emory, was arrested on two charges of Manufacture Delivery of a Controlled Substance. Two separate undercover buys resulted in approximately 7.4-grams of meth being purchased. Marler is in Hopkins County Jail Charged with Manufacture Deliver Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, more than 4-grams but less than 200-grams in a...

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Truck Driver Found to Have Methamphetamine in Possession
Feb26

Truck Driver Found to Have Methamphetamine in Possession

Responding to a welfare concern, Sulphur Springs Police found Kyle Dean Fargo, 37, of Gage, Oklahoma, standing outside his Freightliner Truck at a local travel center. Fargo seemed to be under the influence of a narcotic and the police officer had received word that Fargo might have methamphetamine in his possession. Although Fargo refused consent to search the vehicle, a K9 assisted in a positive alert on the vehicle. The subsequent...

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Man Wanted on Homicide Warrant Arrested in Traffic Stop
Feb26

Man Wanted on Homicide Warrant Arrested in Traffic Stop

A man wanted on a Homicide Warrant in Dallas County was apprehended Monday evening on I-30 at the 140-mile marker. Sulphur Springs Police Officer Cleve Williams made a traffic stop. Juan Alberto Bautista, 17, of Memphis, Tennessee was found to have a warrant for his arrest. Bautista is in Hopkins County Jail held without bond for Dallas County Authorities.

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Winnsboro Police Report February 18-24, 2019
Feb26

Winnsboro Police Report February 18-24, 2019

Winnsboro Police arrested two, responded to 103 calls for service, issued 26 citations, 27 warnings during the February 18-24 report period. Jody Henson, 30, of Yantis, was arrested February 21st on a Wood County Probation Violation Warrant. Michael Pascoe, 28, of Lewisville, was arrested February 24th on a State of Texas Parole Violation Warrant. There were no accidents to report during the report period.

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Wildcats Win Season Home Opener
Feb26

Wildcats Win Season Home Opener

The Wildcats’ baseball team used good starting pitching and nine base hits to defeat North Lamar, 10-4 at Wildcat Park in the regular season home opener Monday night (February 25). The Wildcats also benefited from 4 walks, 4 hit batters and 2 Panther errors. Pacen Edwards got the pitching win for the Wildcats allowing no runs and only 2 hits over 4 innings. Edwards also walked 4 and struck out 5. The Wildcats backed Edwards with...

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Tuesday Forecast
Feb26

Tuesday Forecast

20% chance of showers; High: 59; Low: 52; Wind: East, southeast 5-10 mph

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