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Names Of Hopkins County Residents Age 90 Or Older Still Sought for Banquet
Jan18

Names Of Hopkins County Residents Age 90 Or Older Still Sought for Banquet

Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center Marketing and Programs Director Karon Weatherman is still taking names of adults in Hopkins County who are or will be 90 years or older in 2020 so they can be honored at a banquet held in their honor later this spring. The 15th Annual Clara Bridges 90+ Banquet will begin at noon Saturday, April 25, 2020 and once again be held at First Baptist Church’s Recreational Outreach Center, The ROC,...

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A&M-Commerce to Host Inaugural Southern Gospel Brunch Event
Jan18

A&M-Commerce to Host Inaugural Southern Gospel Brunch Event

COMMERCE, TX — The inaugural “Southern Gospel Brunch: Celebrating African-American Heritage” event is set for February 8 at the Sam Rayburn Student Center on the campus of Texas A&M University-Commerce. The event is being organized by the Office of Intercultural Engagement and Leadership at A&M-Commerce, as well as university Alumni Center, Sodexo and the Eta Zeta chapter of the Phi Beta Sigma fraternity. The festivities will...

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Burglary Investigation Results In Location of Stolen Vehicles and Weapons, Tools, Methamphetamine; 5 Arrests
Jan18

Burglary Investigation Results In Location of Stolen Vehicles and Weapons, Tools, Methamphetamine; 5 Arrests

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office patrol trucks An investigation into a recent burglary resulted in five felony arrests; cleared cases in two counties; resulted in recovery of 10 stolen weapons, two stolen vehicles and multiple tools; and discovery of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, according to sheriff’s and arrest reports. Credited for their involvement in the investigation were Hopkins County Sheriff’s...

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Lady Cats Basketball Wins First District Game
Jan18

Lady Cats Basketball Wins First District Game

Lady Cats Basketball Team Gets First District Win Topping Greenville on the Road, 52-31 Friday The Lady Cats Basketball Team broke into the district win column with a solid, 52-31 win at Greenville Friday evening. The Lady Cats led 16-11 after one quarter and increased their lead to 29-22 at the half and 39-26 after three quarters. The Lady Cats wrapped up the win outscoring the Lady Lions, 13-5 in the fourth quarter. The Lady Cats...

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SSHS Students Herd, Lopez Recognized For Creating Logos For Hopkins County EMS
Jan17

SSHS Students Herd, Lopez Recognized For Creating Logos For Hopkins County EMS

Hopkins County EMS Director Brent Smith, Osiel Lopez, HCEMS C Shift Lt. Megan Boyles and Capt. Jeff Sanderson, and Katie Beth Herd Sulphur Springs High School graphic design students Katie Beth Herd and Osiel Lopez Friday were presented with cash awards for submitting the designs selected by Hopkins County EMS as their new logos. Herd was awarded at $250 honorarium check for her first place logo and Lopez received a $125 honorarium...

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Moore Files For Place 6 On City Council
Jan17

Moore Files For Place 6 On City Council

Incumbent Doug Moore around lunch time Friday filed candidacy for Place 6 on the May 2 Sulphur Springs City Council ballot. Moore, a retired businessman, was elected in May 2019 to finish the last year of Dan Froneberger’s term on the council, which expires this spring. Moore was appointed earlier in 2019 to serve in Place 6 until the May 2019 election following Froneberger’s resignation midway through his term. Moore is...

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Sheriff's Officers Warn Residents To Be Alert For Possible Driveway Scammers
Jan17

Sheriff's Officers Warn Residents To Be Alert For Possible Driveway Scammers

Hopkins County residents are warned to be cautious of people offering to perform unsolicited driveway repair work as they may be scammers. Sheriff Lewis Tatum was notified this week of people soliciting driveway repair work in the Northwest portion of Hopkins County. A deputy was able to make contact with the suspects, reportedly driving a silver pickup with a lightbar. The suspects have been warned not to use illegal practices when...

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Hopkins County Pair Arrested After 1-Year-Old Tests Positive For Meth
Jan17

Hopkins County Pair Arrested After 1-Year-Old Tests Positive For Meth

Joseph Ryan SimsStephanie Jo Howse A Sulphur Springs man and Brashear woman, both 31, were jailed Thursday for child endangerment. A 26-year-old Rowlett man with the woman at the time of her arrest also was jailed, according to arrest reports. The arrests are reportedly the result of a joint investigation by the Sulphur Springs Special Crimes Unit and Child Protective Services personnel of Joseph Ryan Sims and Stephanie Jo Howse. They...

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Cumby Boil Warning Lifted For FM 275 North Water Customers
Jan16

Cumby Boil Warning Lifted For FM 275 North Water Customers

The boil water notice issued Jan. 9 for Cumby water customers on FM 275 north has been lifted, according to the notice Cumby Place 5 Alderman Julie Morris posted on the City of Cumby Facebook page shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16. The boil water notice was issued as required by Texas Commission on Environmental Quality due to a water main break

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Sulphur Springs ISD Bus Involved In Minor Crash
Jan16

Sulphur Springs ISD Bus Involved In Minor Crash

school buses A Sulphur Springs Independent School District bus was involved in a minor traffic crash Thursday afternoon, Jan. 16, according to SSISD administrators. “This afternoon one of our buses was hit from behind by a passenger vehicle on College Street. There were students along with the driver on the bus. EMTs checked out the students and the driver, and no injuries were reported,” SSISD Assistant Superintendent...

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