EDC, Ark-Tex COG To Host Oct. 30 Northeast Texas Transportation Summit
Oct12

EDC, Ark-Tex COG To Host Oct. 30 Northeast Texas Transportation Summit

Business and industry leaders, city council and commissioners court members and staff from 14 counties across Northeast Texas will gather Wednesday, Oct. 30, at Sulphur Springs Country Club to discuss something that affects nearly everyone — transportation. The Northeast Texas Transportation Summit, hosted by the Sulphur Springs/Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation and Ark-Tex Council of Governments, is designed to...

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Cancelled: Jury Duty For County Court
Oct11

Cancelled: Jury Duty For County Court

Hopkins County Courthouse, 118 Church St., Sulphur Springs The jury panel summoned to appear at 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 14, for County Court At Law with Judge Clay Harrison does not need to report. The jury panel has been cancelled, according to Hopkins County Clerk Tracy Smith. This is only for Harrison’s court. The jury panel called to appear the same day and time in the 8th Judicial District Court with Judge Eddie Northcutt was...

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Clean Up Of Diesel Spill Near Miller Grove Nearing Completion
Oct11

Clean Up Of Diesel Spill Near Miller Grove Nearing Completion

Spill Location and Areas Affected Efforts to clean up diesel spilled on October 3rd in the Miller Grove area at Turkey Creek are expected to wrap up in a few days, according to Hopkins County Fire Chief Andy Endsley. A represenitave from the Environmental Protection Agency tells KSST News that virtually all of the diesel has been removed from the “dry creek”, and the surrounding area has no long lasting damage. KSST News...

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100 bags of Schwan’s Brand Garlic Herb Shrimp Recalled Due to Undeclared Milk, Soy
Oct11

100 bags of Schwan’s Brand Garlic Herb Shrimp Recalled Due to Undeclared Milk, Soy

Fisherman’s Pride Processors Inc. of Vernon, California, is recalling 100 bags of Schwan’s Brand “Garlic Herb Shrimp” with date code 4A924608xx-B1 due to undeclared milk and soy. People who have allergic or sensitivity to milk or soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if the recalled product is consumed. 100 bags of Schwan’s Garlic Herb Shrimp have been recalled due to undeclared milk and soy. The...

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Sulphur Springs Man Sentenced To 18 Years On Felony DWI Charge
Oct11

Sulphur Springs Man Sentenced To 18 Years On Felony DWI Charge

Justin Karl Roderick Justin Karl Roderick, 61, of Sulphur Springs man was sentenced Thursday afternoon to 18 years in Texas Department of Criminal Justice for driving while intoxicated, third or more offense, according to arrest reports. The charge stems from a May 1 traffic stop. Roderick was reportedly seen drinking while driving. He was stopped on Hillcrest Drive and allegedly admitted to having an open beer in the vehicle, and...

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United Way 100 Percent Club, Updated Total For Oct. 8
Oct10

United Way 100 Percent Club, Updated Total For Oct. 8

Hopkins County United Way officers each week following a campaign workers report meeting reported how much has been collected that week and total toward the annual fundraiser, which businesses and organizations met or exceeded the posted goal set for their group, and details for the next meeting. This week, even after the meeting ended, funds kept coming in, with an additional $440 in donations turned in later Tuesday. “We are...

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ITLA Show Underway
Oct10

ITLA Show Underway

Thursday morning the Hopkins County Civic Center was packed with horns and buckets and people tending to their animals. At one end of the arena judges and spectators watch yearling longhorn bulls mill around a paddock. Pam Kinsel was busy watering and feeding her longhorn steer ‘Birthday’. He is 13 years old (around 65 in human years), and possibly the oldest steer at the show. Pam admits there are younger steers at the...

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Cumby City Council Approves Resolution Calling For Special May 2 Election For Place 2 Alderman
Oct09

Cumby City Council Approves Resolution Calling For Special May 2 Election For Place 2 Alderman

Discussion On Annual Audit, Employee Manual, An Annexation Cumby City Hall, 100 East Main Street, Cumby, Texas The resignation of a recently appointed alderman marks the second in recent months, which could necessitate a May 2 special election of fill the Place 2 alderman seat on Cumby City Council. The city employee manual, rescinding the recent Alderman appointment and a resolution calling for a special May 2, 2020 election,...

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11 SSHS Choir Students Advance To Pre-Area Contest
Oct09

11 SSHS Choir Students Advance To Pre-Area Contest

Eleven members of Sulphur Springs High School Choir advanced Saturday from All Region to the Pre-Area Competition to be held in December. Eleven members of the Sulphur Springs High School Choir advanced Saturday from the All Region contest on Saturday, Oct. 5, to the Pre-Area contest in December. According to SSHS Choir instructor Beth Cole, students learned five very challenging pieces of music chosen by Texas Music Educators...

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Hopkins County Grand Jury Signs 48 Indictments During October Session
Oct08

Hopkins County Grand Jury Signs 48 Indictments During October Session

The Hopkins County Grand Jury during the Oct. 3 session signed at least 48 indictments, pushing those cases forward for prosecution. Named in the indictments were at least 36 people, including nine accused of two offenses and two individuals accused of three offenses. Charges ranged from burglary, felony drunk driving, fraud, theft, tampering with evidence and controlled substance charges to obstruction or retaliation, aggravated...

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