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3 County Chase Ends With Wreck And Felony Arrest
Nov24

3 County Chase Ends With Wreck And Felony Arrest

A 3 county chase concluded Monday night with a wreck and felony arrest, according to sheriff’s deputies. The vehicle pursuit reportedly began at 9:06 p.m. November 23, 2020 on State Highway 19 south in Hopkins County when Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Drew Fisher attempted to stop a 2020 Ford Mustang for a traffic violation. MANNINO,JESSICA ASHLEY – Taken in 2019 Instead of stopping for officers, the driver...

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Veterans Memorial Receives Donation From Alliance Bank
Nov24

Veterans Memorial Receives Donation From Alliance Bank

Danny Davis, Tom Sellers Tom Sellers, Alliance Bank President/CEO, presents a $1,000 donation, in lieu of a public customer appreciation event, to (left) Danny Davis of the Hopkins County Veterans Memorial.

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Star Gazing and Dark Skies at Cooper Lake State Park!
Nov24

Star Gazing and Dark Skies at Cooper Lake State Park!

Experience Dark Skies and the Cosmos at Cooper Lake State Park! Cooper, TX— When was the last time you stopped to gaze into the heavens at night?  For most Americans, the once common activity is now no more than a distant cultural memory, or maybe an unsatisfying upward glance towards a fussy glow with maybe a dozen stars and planets visible: Not an awe-inspiring experience.  Rewind a hundred years and in most locations on...

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Nov. 23 COVID-19 Update: 22 In Hospital COVID Unit, Changes In Case Reporting
Nov23

Nov. 23 COVID-19 Update: 22 In Hospital COVID Unit, Changes In Case Reporting

Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials in the Nov. 23 COVID-19 update reported a whopping 22 patients in the COVID unit at the hospital and a change in state COVID-19 case reporting. Texas Department of State Health Services, as of Sunday, Nov. 22, will no long be providing daily updates to county officials, HC/SSEM reported in the Nov. 23 COVID-19 update. No new positive cases nor new recoveries were noted by...

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2 Accused Of Credit Or Debit Card Abuse
Nov23

2 Accused Of Credit Or Debit Card Abuse

Two Sulphur Springs residents were accused of credit or debit card abuse over the weekend, according to sheriff’s reports. Jonathan Wayne Smith (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jason Lavender spotted Jonathan Wayne Smith standing behind a Honda at his rural Sulphur Springs residence and took him into custody Saturday, Nov. 21 on the warrant. The 23-year-old was booked into Hopkins County jail on the...

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Commissioners Court Approves 2 Tax Incentives, Reinvestment Zone
Nov23

Commissioners Court Approves 2 Tax Incentives, Reinvestment Zone

Hopkins County Commissioners Court approved 2 tax incentives and a reinvestment zone for a planned solar farm, among other items, during the regular court meeting Monday morning. My Perfect Pet Agreement Sulphur Springs-Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Roger Feagley asked the Commissioners Court to consider approving two Chapter 381 agreements. My Perfect Pet logo First, Feagley told the court My...

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Burleson Woman Arrested Twice Nov. 22
Nov23

Burleson Woman Arrested Twice Nov. 22

A 52-year-old Burleson woman was arrested twice November 22, 2020 in Hopkins County, according to jail reports. Sulphur Springs Police Officer Silas Whaley responded just before 10 p.m. Sunday in the 200 block of College Street, where officials had received a tip of suspected narcotics on the premises. No HCSO jail photo available for Samantha Mitchell Elkins Whaley reported seeing a woman who fit the suspect description and contacted...

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Miss UPRA Sarah Dalton, Former Winnsboro Rodeo Royalty, Appears at Finals Along with Miss Teen UPRA
Nov23

Miss UPRA Sarah Dalton, Former Winnsboro Rodeo Royalty, Appears at Finals Along with Miss Teen UPRA

Sarah Dalton, Miss UPRA 2020 18-year-old Sarah Dalton was crowned Miss UPRA in November 2019 in Hopkins County and she has proudly worn that crown during the most unusual year in UPRA history! Sarah’s competition career began a little differently than most. A brief four years ago, having never ridden a horse before or been active in rodeo interests, she expressed an interest in “queening” and was mentored by friends...

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VFW To Offer Free Lunch to First Responders, Needy on Thanksgiving Day
Nov23

VFW To Offer Free Lunch to First Responders, Needy on Thanksgiving Day

Phillip Gabbert, Chaplain and Adjutant of VFW Post Home 8560 of Sulphur Springs and his fellow officers are spearheading a “Pay it Forward’ Thanksgiving meal for First Responders on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 26, 2020. starting at 11:30am, til it’s all gone. The traditional Thanksgiving take-out plate can be picked up in a drive-thru fashion at the covered entranceway of Patriot Hall, located at 1 Veterans...

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Hopkins County Commissioners Court Nov. 23 Regular Meeting Agenda
Nov22

Hopkins County Commissioners Court Nov. 23 Regular Meeting Agenda

Hopkins County Commissioners Court Regular Meeting Agenda TIME: 9:00 A.M.DATE: Monday, November 23, 2020PLACE: In The Commissioners’ Courtroom On The First Floor Of The Hopkins County Courthouse Located At118 Church St., Sulphur Springs, TX. I. InvocationII. Pledge Of Allegiance To The Flag A. AMERICAN FLAG:B. TEXAS FLAG: “Honor The Texas Flag; I Pledge Allegiance To Thee, Texas, One State Under God, One And Indivisible.” The...

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