2 Sulphur Springs Men Jailed Twice In 2 Weeks
Jul08

2 Sulphur Springs Men Jailed Twice In 2 Weeks

Two Sulphur Springs men were jailed Tuesday for the second time in 2 weeks, according to jail and arrest reports. Cameron Clay Fountain Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies Kevin Lester and Justin Wilkerson were made aware a wanted person was at a South League Street address. Upon arrival, they reported finding 37-year-old Cameron Clay Fountain and 29-year-old Jose Ismael Cuevas standing outside with other people. Both men were...

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City National Bank Again Restricting Access To Lobby Services In All Branches
Jul08

City National Bank Again Restricting Access To Lobby Services In All Branches

As of July 8th, 2020, City National Bank will once again restrict access to any lobby in their branches. Those customers with any business that requires being in the lobby, may call that branch for an appointment. All drive thru locations will be open regular hours. Customers are also encouraged to use online tools or CNB’s digital app as well as ATMs. This action is to better ensure the health and safety of the customers and...

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City Of Sulphur Springs Establishes Small Business Assistance Program In Response To COVID-19
Jul07

City Of Sulphur Springs Establishes Small Business Assistance Program In Response To COVID-19

Applications Available Online And Will Be Accepted Beginning At 8 a.m. July 8 Sulphur Springs City Council Tuesday night authorized the establishment of a small business assistance program in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Qualifying small Sulphur Springs businesses can download the application starting Tuesday evening from the COVID-19 Business Resources menu on the City of Sulphur Springs’ website to seek up to $2,500 in...

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July 7 COVID-19 Update: 2 New Positive Cases In Hopkins County
Jul07

July 7 COVID-19 Update: 2 New Positive Cases In Hopkins County

The Hopkins County Emergency Management Team at 4 p.m. Monday, July 7th, reported they’d been notified of 2 more new positive COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. One was reported late last night and another today, according to Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom. That brings the total of positive COVID-19 cases reportedly since March for Hopkins County to 73. Of those, 50 Hopkins County patients have recovered. That leaves 23...

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Woman Jailed On Felony Warrants
Jul07

Woman Jailed On Felony Warrants

Sulphur Springs, TX – July 7, 2020 – A 46-year-old woman sought police attention and ended up in jail on felony warrants, according to arrest reports. Thomasine Ann Gipson (HCSO jail photo) Thomasine Ann Gipson reportedly arrived at the Sulphur Springs Police Department seeking police assistance. While the woman was speaking with officers, dispatchers advised the woman had two outstanding warrants unrelated to her current...

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Person Found Deceased In Vehicle Reported To Be Wylie Resident
Jul07

Person Found Deceased In Vehicle Reported To Be Wylie Resident

Sulphur Springs, TX – July 7, 2020 – The person found deceased in a vehicle around 5:30 p.m. July 5, 2020 was reported by police to be a Wylie man in his early 60s. The male was found in a Ford pickup parked on the shoulder of Interstate 30 near the 122 mile marker Sunday, July 5, 2020. The man had been deceased for several days, Sulphur Springs Police Det. Sgt. David Gilmore told KSST this morning. Following...

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City Facility Reservation, Use Policy On July 7 Council Agenda
Jul07

City Facility Reservation, Use Policy On July 7 Council Agenda

The regular meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council will once again be conducted via teleconference at 7 p.m. July 7, 2020. A recording of the meetting will be available for the general public to view on Youtube. These measures are due to COVID-19 precautions and restrictions. The July 7 agenda, in addition to the regular administrative reports and consent agenda, includes three resolutions, including one which would impact city...

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Pickton Man Allegedly Drunk At Time Of CR 2383 Crash
Jul07

Pickton Man Allegedly Drunk At Time Of CR 2383 Crash

A 37-year-old Pickton man was allegedly drunk at the time of a CR 2383 crash. At least one other person was arrested on a misdemeanor DWI charge as well. Felony DWI Crash Eduardo Nunez-Hernandez (HCSO jail photo) Eduardo Nunez-Hernandez was reportedly driving a green Chevrolet Silverado north, when the pickup veered off County Road 2383, struck a tree and rolled onto its top around 7 p.m. July 5, 2020. Nunez-Hernandez left the crash...

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July 6, 2020 Update:  Masks Now Mandatory as 1 New COVID-19 Case Confirmed
Jul06

July 6, 2020 Update: Masks Now Mandatory as 1 New COVID-19 Case Confirmed

The Hopkins County Emergency Management Team at 3:30 p.m. Monday, July 6th, reported they’d been notified of 1 more new positive COVID-19 case reported in the last 24 hours. This puts the county over the 20 case threshold meaning the mask mandate from the governor WILL be in effect in Hopkins County. The total number of cases reporting positive since the pandemic began is now 71, with 50 recoveries leaving the 21 active cases....

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2 Traffic Stops Resulted In 2 Controlled Substance Arrests In Sulphur Springs
Jul06

2 Traffic Stops Resulted In 2 Controlled Substance Arrests In Sulphur Springs

Two traffic stops resulted in two controlled substance arrests in Sulphur Springs over the Independence Day weekend. Industrial Drive Traffic Stop Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies Nick Marney and Aaron Chaney reported stopping a black Volkswagen at 1:44 a.m. July 4, 2020 on Industrial Drive near Interstate 30 mile marker 126 for a defective tail light. The driver, a 38-year-old Sulphur Springs man was taken into custody for the...

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