Dickinson Man Jailed Following Vehicle Pursuit, Manhunt
Aug10

Dickinson Man Jailed Following Vehicle Pursuit, Manhunt

A 30-year-old Dickinson man was jailed Saturday evening following a vehicle pursuit that turned into a manhunt, according to sheriff’s reports, Christopher Daniel Houpt Sulphur Springs Police Officer Nick Floyd reported responding to a disturbance on August 8, 2020. Upon contact with the man, a vehicle pursuit ensued out of Sulphur Springs eastward into Hopkins County. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Richard Brantley...

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Pat Fallon Receives Republican Nomination For Congressional District 4
Aug08

Pat Fallon Receives Republican Nomination For Congressional District 4

Pat Fallon of Prosper received the Republican Party’s nomination for Congressional District 4 Saturday. Fallon replaces John Ratcliffe on the Nov. 3 ballot. Ratcliffe resigned the position upon being confirmed in May as the director of national intelligence. Pat Fallon, Congressional District 4 Republican nominee In order to be considered, a candidate had to be nominated by one of the county or precinct chairs at...

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3 New COVID-19 Cases, 6 Recoveries Reported For Hopkins County On Aug. 8
Aug08

3 New COVID-19 Cases, 6 Recoveries Reported For Hopkins County On Aug. 8

Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, announced the state had notified local emergency management officials of 3 new positive COVID-19 cases, and 6 recoveries for Hopkins County. That marks the seventh straight day in which new positive results have been reported for Hopkins County, for a total of 47 new COVID-19 cases and 43 patient recoveries reported so far in August. That’s a total of 199 cases and...

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Hopkins County GOP Hosts Executive Meeting To Select Republic Nomination For Congressional District 4
Aug08

Hopkins County GOP Hosts Executive Meeting To Select Republic Nomination For Congressional District 4

Hopkins County this afternoon will host a special election this afternoon, with Republican delegates from across Northeast Texas choosing who will represent the party on the November ballot. Candidates for the Republican nomination for 4th Congressional District of Texas introduce themselves. Approximately 150 Republican delegates and officials, candidates and guests are anticipated to fill Hopkins County Civic Center when the doors...

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SSHS Back To School Device Prep Slated Aug. 24-28
Aug07

SSHS Back To School Device Prep Slated Aug. 24-28

Sulphur Springs High School students should plan to visit the campus on their designated day Aug. 24-28 to have their device updated. SSHS device prep applies to all students, both those opting for the virtual academy and those attending face-to-face classes on campus. All virtual academy students are asked to report to the school to return their devices to school sometime between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. either Aug. 24 or Aug. 25. Students...

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Monday Designated For Yantis ISD Schedule, Technology Pick Up
Aug07

Monday Designated For Yantis ISD Schedule, Technology Pick Up

Monday has been designated for Yantis ISD schedule pick up. Middle and High School students may visit the school during a designated time to pick up their schedules. School officials note that the schedules in the Parent Portal online are not the finished schedules. These tasks will be conducted a bit differently this year due to COVID-19. The pick up will be conducted as a drive-through event on Aug. 10. Students must remain in the...

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6 New COVID-19 Cases, 61 Active Cases Reported In Hopkins County Aug. 7
Aug07

6 New COVID-19 Cases, 61 Active Cases Reported In Hopkins County Aug. 7

Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, reported 6 new positive COVID-19 cases for Hopkins County. That’s the sixth consecutive day in which new cases have been reported and the third day in a row in which 6 new cases were reported for Hopkins County. No recoveries have been reported in two days. positive COVID-19 result That’s 44 new cases and 37 recoveries reported so far this week. That brings the overall...

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Sulphur Springs Man Accused Of Choking Female Household Member
Aug07

Sulphur Springs Man Accused Of Choking Female Household Member

Woman Allegedly Threatened 63-Year-Old Man A 43-year-old Sulphur Springs man was accused of choking a female household member. A 40-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was accused August 6, 2020 of making a terroristic threat. Jackson Street Assault Sulphur Springs Police Officer Tyler Francis responded at 1:42 p.m. August 6, 2020 to a disturbance in the 1000 block of North Jackson Street. Cris Glenn Brown (HCSO jail photo) Upon...

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Holiday Drive Closing At Creek Crossing Due to Erosion
Aug07

Holiday Drive Closing At Creek Crossing Due to Erosion

The City of Sulphur Springs is closing Holiday Drive behind Lowe’s at the creek crossing, according to Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell. “We have discovered significant erosion underneath the road. it may be 30 days before the road is repaired. It should not cause much inconvenience for the few residents on Holiday Drive, since they will still have access,” Maxwell reported on Friday, August 7, 2020. A...

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2 Jailed On Child Sex Charges
Aug07

2 Jailed On Child Sex Charges

Two Sulphur Springs men were jailed on child sex charges, according to Aug. 4-6 arrest reports Indecency Charge Jordan Matthew Williams (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Investigators Wade Sheets and Michael Russell at 10 p.m. Aug. 6 contacted Jordan Matthew Williams at a Sulphur Springs residence and served him with a warrant for an indecency with a child by exposure charge, according to arrest reports. The...

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