On Thursday Game Day, Wildcats Basketball In Tourney, Lady Cats Soccer Has Home Scrimmage
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On Thursday Game Day, Wildcats Basketball In Tourney, Lady Cats Soccer Has Home Scrimmage

There are basketball and soccer games scheduled on this Thursday, Dec. 12, game day. The #3 ranked Wildcats Basketball Team opens play Thursday in the three-day 2019 Forney ISD Winter Classic with a pair of pool play games. The Wildcats play Ennis at 4:30 p.m. and then meet Rockwall-Heath at 7:30 p.m. Both games will be at Forney High School. Wildcats Coach Clark Cipoletta says Ennis is athletic and will play a zone defense that the...

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Sheriff: 8 Kilograms Of Methamphetamine Found During I-30 Traffic Stop In Brashear
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Sheriff: 8 Kilograms Of Methamphetamine Found During I-30 Traffic Stop In Brashear

A traffic stop on Interstate 30 in Brashear, TX early Thursday morning reportedly resulted in seizure of 8 kilograms of a suspected controlled substance by interdiction officers. A traffic stop was made near mile marker 116 on I-30 east at approximately 12:45 a.m. December 12th, 2019 by sheriff’s deputies. Officers from the Cumby Police Department assisted in the stop. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Lavender...

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DBA's 'Jingle Mingle' Ladies Night on Thursday Dec. 19 is     a Holiday Shopping Event!
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DBA's 'Jingle Mingle' Ladies Night on Thursday Dec. 19 is a Holiday Shopping Event!

The Sulphur Springs Downtown Business Alliance always encourages ‘shopping at home’ from local shops and restaurants. The December 19 ‘Ladies Night Out Jingle Mingle’ is an invitation to anyone and everyone to windowshop, shop and dine. As you go, sign up for prizes inside each store and enjoy the numerous in-store discounts, snacks and refreshments between 5:30 and 7:30 that evening. The more stores you visit,...

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Dike Woman Arrested For DWI Following I-30 Crash In Sulphur Springs
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Dike Woman Arrested For DWI Following I-30 Crash In Sulphur Springs

A 46-year-old Dike woman was reportedly jailed on a drunk driving charge Wednesday afternoon, following a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 30 in Sulphur Springs. The woman allegedly had an almost empty pint of brandy when troopers contacted her, and tested twice the legal limit on breath tests, according to arrest reports. A Texas Department of Public Safety trooper reported responding at 5:10 p.m. Dec. 11 near mile post 126 on I-30...

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Merger of Two Volunteer Fire Departments, Fundraising for New NH-SS Substation
Dec12

Merger of Two Volunteer Fire Departments, Fundraising for New NH-SS Substation

NH-SS VFD Chief Bobby Harris Earlier in 2019, the North Hopkins Volunteer Fire Department led by Chief Bobby Harris and the South Sulphur Volunteer Fire Department led by Chief Jim Rich merged into one department. It is now called the North Hopkins-South Sulphur Volunteer Fire Department. NH-SS VFD serves the fire region stretching from Hwy 11 West northward and northeasterly all the way to Hatchetville Road, east of Hwy. 19 North. A...

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Dallas Man Arrested In Cumby On Controlled Substance Charge
Dec12

Dallas Man Arrested In Cumby On Controlled Substance Charge

An Interstate 30 traffic stop by Cumby police early Wednesday morning resulted in a Dallas man’s arrest on a controlled substance charge, according to arrest reports. Cumby Police Sgt. Ray Embro reported seeing a Honda Odyssey van at 12:56 a.m. Dec. 11 with no license plate lights traveling in the left lane of I-30 near mile marker 111 without passing other vehicles. Embro initiated a traffic stop. Embro contacted the occupants:...

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Chamber Connection For Dec. 12, 2019
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Chamber Connection For Dec. 12, 2019

Attention All Chamber Members: Membership Directories are being prepared NOW! Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Lezley Brown Chamber members, we are going to print with the 2020 Membership Directory. We are going to have it ready for distribution the first part of January, so we need you to do a few things … Please go to www.HopkinsChamber.org and click in the directory search. Please check to make sure that we have the...

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Sulphur Springs Man Jailed On 2 Warrants
Dec12

Sulphur Springs Man Jailed On 2 Warrants

David Lynn Petrea Officials contacted David Lynn Petrea, 49, of Sulphur Springs in the 200 block of Hinnant Street. A records check showed him to be wanted on two warrants for violation of probation, which he was on for criminal mischief resulting in $1,500 worth or more but less than $30,000 worth of loss, according to arrest and jail reports. Petrea was taken into custody and transported by Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy...

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Tira News For Dec. 12, 2019
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Tira News For Dec. 12, 2019

By Jan Vaughn The Community Christmas party is this Saturday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m. at the Community Center. Brisket and tea will be provided. Please bring a side dish and/or dessert and come enjoy a time of visiting with your neighbors. Tira Volunteer Firefighters will be recognized for their service to our community. The Christmas story will be read and Santa is planning to stop by and visit with the kids.  We want to express our...

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Sulphur Springs Pair Arrested On Controlled Substance Charge
Dec11

Sulphur Springs Pair Arrested On Controlled Substance Charge

ORSBURN, BILLY JACK : Photo courtesy of the Texas Public Sex Offender Registry. A disturbance call on South Locust Street Tuesday afternoon resulted in the arrest of a 64-year-old Sulphur Springs man and his 26-year-old girlfriend on a controlled substance charge each. SCOTT, DESTINY RENEE Officers were reportedly at the pair’s Locust Street address for a disturbance at 2 p.m. Dec. 10. Upon arrival, Special Crimes Unit Lt. Mark...

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