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Five Arrested Within 3 Hours Following Traffic Stops On FM 1537 And CR 3511
Jan25

Five Arrested Within 3 Hours Following Traffic Stops On FM 1537 And CR 3511

County and state law enforcement made five arrests, all except one on misdemeanor charges, within three hours Saturday following traffic stops in the area of FM 1537 and CR 3511, according to arrest reports. A Hopkins County sheriff’s deputy conducted a traffic stop just before 9 p.m. on FM 1537 at County Road 3511. A probable cause search of the vehicle revealed a small amount of marijuana, resulting in a 19-year-old Paris...

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Three Arrested For DWI Saturday
Jan25

Three Arrested For DWI Saturday

Three people were arrested for DWI Saturday: a Sulphur Springs man allegedly driving drunk during a Tate Street crash late Saturday night, a woman spotted behind the wheel of a vehicle on State Highway 11 east and a man who appeared to be asleep at the wheel in the middle of FM 3236 early Saturday morning, according to arrest reports. Tate Street Crash Sulphur Springs Police officers responded at 11:15 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021 in...

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Hopkins County Civic Center To Receive Upgrade To Livestock Pens With New Panels
Jan25

Hopkins County Civic Center To Receive Upgrade To Livestock Pens With New Panels

Hopkins County Civic Center will receive an upgrade to livestock pens at the facility with new panels. Manager Lonnie Fox was given the go ahead by the Commissioners Court to purchase $81,183.78 worth of panels from Priefert Ranch Equipment through TIPS contract. Fox reported the panels are really needed to replace those at the Civic Center, which are estimated to be 30-40 years old. The purchase will make pens safer and get them up...

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Brinker VFD To Receive Funding Cut For Violating The Contract With The County
Jan25

Brinker VFD To Receive Funding Cut For Violating The Contract With The County

Brinker Volunteer Fire Department will receive a half-month allowance cut, effective at the next payment cycle, for violating the contract with the county, Hopkins County Commissioners Court determined during the regular meeting Monday, Jan. 25. Brinker VFD patch Precinct 3 Commissioner Wade Bartley noted that Brinker VFD violated section 16 of the contract by self-dispatching themselves to a call for service. This requirement is...

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Alliance Bank Announces Shurtleff Promotion
Jan25

Alliance Bank Announces Shurtleff Promotion

Monday, January 25, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Tom Sellers was pleased to announce that the Board of Directors for Alliance Bank has approved the promotion of Keith Shurtleff to Market President for the Hopkins County market. “We are very pleased to announce the promotion of Keith Shurtleff to Branch/Market President for the Hopkins County market. He has an active role in the Hopkins County community,...

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Deputies Diligence, Hard Work Credited With Quick Identification, Location Of Vehicle Burglary Suspect
Jan25

Deputies Diligence, Hard Work Credited With Quick Identification, Location Of Vehicle Burglary Suspect

Deputies’ diligence and hard work Sunday is credited with the quick identification and location of a vehicle burglary suspect, according to Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Chief Investigator Corley Weatherford. Below is a news release from Weatherford regarding the vehicle burglary case: Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office release regarding identification and apprehension of a vehicle burglary...

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Free SKYWARN Storm Spotter Training Class To Be Held Virtually Jan. 26
Jan25

Free SKYWARN Storm Spotter Training Class To Be Held Virtually Jan. 26

Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jason Ricketson reminds community residents interested in learning more about the weather that the annual SKYWARN Storm Spotter Training Class will be conducted virtually at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, according to the National Weather Service and Sulphur Springs Police Department. The class is offered free for people in Delta, Fannin, Hopkins and Lamar Counties. SKYWARN® is a citizen volunteer program...

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Cumby Police Arrests Grand Prairie Man Caught In A Stolen Vehicle
Jan25

Cumby Police Arrests Grand Prairie Man Caught In A Stolen Vehicle

Cumby Police Lt. Paul Robertson arrested a 33-year-old Grand Prairie man caught in a stolen vehicle Saturday afternoon, according to arrest reports. Robertson initiated a traffic stop on a Chevrolet Impala at 1:20 p.m. Jan. 23, 2021, on Interstate 30 at mile marker 113. A records check of the vehicle information revealed the gray 2011 car had been reported to Grand Prairie Police Department as stolen. Dispatchers confirmed the vehicle...

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Saltillo FFA Student Earns Blue Ribbon in Ag Mechanics Class
Jan25

Saltillo FFA Student Earns Blue Ribbon in Ag Mechanics Class

Miss Dacey Neal, a Saltillo FFA Chapter student, placed third overall in Wildlife Class with the project she entered in the Glenrose Show on January 19, 2021. She took home a blue ribbon. Congratulations to Dacey and the Saltillo FFA Chapter!

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Saltillo Lions Basketball Homecoming Court, Duchess
Jan25

Saltillo Lions Basketball Homecoming Court, Duchess

Senior court – Sitting L to R: Kristina Wade, Ofelia Cabrera, Bianca Castro & Josey Bench; Standing L to R:  Ally Smith, Anna Reeder, Brittney Peeples, Maddy Smith, Paisley Kastner & Chandler Bain. It’s Homecoming Week at Saltillo ISD, and it’s a good year for the Basketball teams. According to sponsor Johnna West, Friday night January 29, 2021 is the Homecoming game and will also be Senior night for the...

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