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1,061 Ballots Cast During First Week Of Early Voting
Feb25

1,061 Ballots Cast During First Week Of Early Voting

After one full week of early voting, 1,061 ballots had been cast in the March 3, 20202 Republican and Democratic Party Primary Elections, according to the official totals posted by the early voting judges. Of those, 924 had been cast in the Republican Primary and 137 in the Democratic Primary at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 24. In the Democratic Primary, 23 voters had cast ballots by 9:30 a.m. on Feb. 19, the second day of voting. That number had...

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Yantis Woman Jailed On Felony Hopkins County Child Endangerment Warrant
Feb25

Yantis Woman Jailed On Felony Hopkins County Child Endangerment Warrant

A 35-year-old Yantis woman was booked into Hopkins County jail Monday afternoon on a felony warrant. Brandi Christine Potts Brandi Christine Potts was taken into custody at 1:28 p.m. Feb. 24. She was escorted into the jail by Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Nicholas Marney and booked at 1:41 p.m. on a warrant alleging abandoning or endangering of a child-criminal negligence, according to arrest reports. Potts, who is also known...

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Artwork Of 3 SSHS Students To Be Featured March 3-21 In TVAA Showcase At UTD
Feb25

Artwork Of 3 SSHS Students To Be Featured March 3-21 In TVAA Showcase At UTD

The artwork of three Sulphur Springs students will be featured at The University of Texas-Dallas next month. The art will be among approximately 150 pieces selected from those entered in the Texas Visual Arts Association 2020 High School Competition. Colored pencil and acrylic artwork of SSHS student Callie Harvey “The Texas Visual Arts Association holds one of the most competitive art shows in the state each year at UTD,”...

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High Point Re-plat Request Approved By Hopkins County Commissioners Court
Feb25

High Point Re-plat Request Approved By Hopkins County Commissioners Court

Lakes Regional Community Center Board Appointment Tabled Hopkins County Commissioners Court had a full agenda Monday. They approved two items regarding solar panels, a resolution regarding related to a proposed solar farm, a re-plat request, line item transfer and received the annual audit. Decision on a proposed board appointment was tabled, however. Replat Request Steve Hudson addresses the Commissioners Court A request was made for...

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CTE: EMT Class Offered At Sulphur Springs High School
Feb24

CTE: EMT Class Offered At Sulphur Springs High School

At Sulphur Springs High School 270 students are involved in the health science programs, more than any other offered. To give as many students as possible a leg up when it comes to career training, the school works to offer as many opportunities and courses as possible. Students for a few years have had the opportunity, after successfully completing course work, to test to become a Certified Nurse Assistant or a Certified Medical...

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SSPD: 2 Sulphur Springs Residents Jailed For Burglary
Feb24

SSPD: 2 Sulphur Springs Residents Jailed For Burglary

Police arrested two Sulphur Springs residents Sunday afternoon for alleged involvement in a home burglary, according to arrest reports. Sulphur Springs Police Officers Adrian Pruitt and Cameron Robinson reported responding after 4:30 p.m. Feb. 23 in the 400 block of Hinnant Street in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, the officer spoke to the alleged victim and several other people, including the two males, according to arrest...

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Hopkins County Hospital District  Board of Directors Feb. 25, 2020 Meeting Agenda
Feb23

Hopkins County Hospital District Board of Directors Feb. 25, 2020 Meeting Agenda

Hopkins County Hospital District Regular Meeting of Board of Directors Notice is hereby given that a Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors of Hopkins County Hospital District will be held on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 6:00 pm in the Plaza Conference Room of the CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic at 113 Airport Road, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482 AGENDA Call to OrderInvocationPublic ForumReview and Approve Audit for the 09-30-19 Financial...

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Sulphur Springs Shooting Suspect Jailed In Wood County
Feb22

Sulphur Springs Shooting Suspect Jailed In Wood County

A Mineola man wanted in connection with a Feb. 5 shooting in Sulphur Springs was arrested in Wood County jail Friday. Brandon Clayton Soles Soles was arrested by Wood County Precinct 2 Constable on Feb. 21 on the aggravated assault warrant for the alleged aggravated assault in Sulphur Springs, according to Wood County jail reports. Soles also had Wood County charges, according to SSPD. Wood County jail reports show Soles was also...

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Texas A&M Commerce Hosts First College Rodeo
Feb21

Texas A&M Commerce Hosts First College Rodeo

Students from across Texas and Louisiana made their way to the Hopkins County Civic center for first ever Texas A&M Commerce hosted rodeo. The event kicked off Friday February 21st, 2020. The rodeo competition will resume Friday evening at 7:00PM. The rodeo will continue all day Saturday. “It takes a while for 500 students to compete!” said A&M Rodeo Coach Damien White. Texas A&M Commerce Students...

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Saltillo Teen Jailed Following Disturbance With Stepfather
Feb21

Saltillo Teen Jailed Following Disturbance With Stepfather

Deputies took an 18-year-old Saltillo teen into custody on a misdemeanor assault charge, following a disturbance that allegedly began with his stepfather throwing water on him Thursday morning. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office patrol trucks Hopkins County emergency dispatchers at 10:52 a.m. received a call alleging a son and dad to be in a physical fight at an FM 269 south residence. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Nicholas...

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