Attention Veterans: Local Post Wants YOU !
Oct14

Attention Veterans: Local Post Wants YOU !

Attention Veterans of Hopkins County. Are you looking for more like minded people? If your answer is yes then now is the time to join your local American Legion Post. Meetings are held every third Tuesday of the month. Fellowship begins at 6:30 pm and Business Meeting to be held at 7 pm. The meeting is held at VFW Patriots Hall. All eras of service are now accepted. We look forward to meeting you!

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Local Health Authority Sounds Alarm
Oct14

Local Health Authority Sounds Alarm

During the COVID-19 pandemic, our Local Health Authority has been working diligently to help combat the virus. With the current spike in cases Hopkins County is currently experiencing, Brynn Smith who serves as the Local Health Authority Nurse for Hopkins and Delta Counties has become very concerned. She shared her concerns with KSST News, drawing a direct correlation between the public’s lax participation of social distancing...

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Red Carpet Event Comes To Bright Star Cinemas
Oct13

Red Carpet Event Comes To Bright Star Cinemas

You have a chance to attend an advance showing of the soon to be released movie “Hot Water” this Saturday, October 17th at Bright Star Cinemas in Sulphur Springs. Jettribe,  a global watercraft gear company that recently relocated from California, is hosting this advance showing of the movie “Hot Water”. Jettribe would like to celebrate this event with community members and is offering free admission to the event. It will...

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Local VFW Raises Funds Through Raffle
Oct09

Local VFW Raises Funds Through Raffle

The local VFW Post 8560 and American Legion Post 66 will be holding a raffle for a brand new over/under 12 gauge shot gun. For tickets contact Andy Lowen @ (903) 355-3733 or Billy Cassy @ (903) 440-1873. Tickets are $5 each or you can purchase 5 for $20. Proceeds go to local American Legion and VFW posts to support veterans still serving their communities. Members will also be set up on Celbration Plaza on Saturday, October 10th from...

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Manhunt Proves Successful For Sheriff’s Office
Oct07

Manhunt Proves Successful For Sheriff’s Office

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office releases details from manhunt that proved successful in capturing a fleeing suspect north of Cumby. Press Release – for immediate release October 7, 2020 October 6, 2020 Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office and Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association had been conducting a joint investigation regarding theft of various farm related equipment. Hopkins County Sheriff’s received information...

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Strides For Blue 122 On Their Walk To Dallas
Sep29

Strides For Blue 122 On Their Walk To Dallas

The Strides For Blue 122 organization is making it’s way through Hopkins County on their journey from Mt. Pleasant to Dallas. The walking trip, a distance of 122 miles, is to educate, train and advocate for the prevention of PTSD and suicide for all First Responders, Veterans and their families. Their journey started on September 28th in Mount Pleasant and should take five days to reach Dallas. Supporters from all of the country...

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The American Pickers Are Coming To Texas
Sep23

The American Pickers Are Coming To Texas

The hit History Channel TV show is coming back to Texas in November and plans to be filming several episodes while in the state. AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique “picking” on History. The hit show follows Mike and Frank, two of the most skilled pickers in the business, as they hunt for America’smost valuable antiques. They are always excited to find sizeable, unique collections...

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Local AMBUS Deployed For Hurricane Laura
Aug27

Local AMBUS Deployed For Hurricane Laura

Before Hurricane Laura hit the coast early Thursday morning, the AMBUS stationed in Hopkins County had already gotten the call on Monday and headed to a staging area near Beaumont to be ready to assist. They first transported eleven patients from a rehabilitation hospital to San Antonio and spent the night in San Antonio. The next day they were involved in a “heavy strike” team that involved 4 busses, 5 ambulances and...

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Free COVID-19 Testing Available In Sulphur Springs
Aug20

Free COVID-19 Testing Available In Sulphur Springs

Free COVID-19 testing will be available in Sulphur Springs starting at 1 p.m. today (Aug. 20) at Hopkins County Regional Civic Center, according to local emergency management officials. The oral swab testing will then be offered from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day except Sunday. COVID-19 symptoms are not required for testing. Online registration at GoGetTested.com is required for the free COVID-19 testing in Sulphur Springs, but should...

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Scholarships Awarded To Future Educators
Aug09

Scholarships Awarded To Future Educators

Hopkins-Rains Retired School Personnel recently presented two Hopkins County high school graduates with $500 scholarships. Nancy Barton Moore presents a $500 scholarship to Sulphur Springs High School graduate, Grayson McClure and a $500 scholarship to Como-Pickton High School graduate, Diana Gallegos. The scholarships were awarded by the Hopkins-Rains Retired School Personnel to a graduating senior who will be seeking a degree in...

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