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SSISD Board Presents Memorial Resolution Honoring Coach Jeff Chapman
Jan26

SSISD Board Presents Memorial Resolution Honoring Coach Jeff Chapman

Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees and Superintendent Michael Lamb Monday evening presented to Karen Chapman, a memorial resolution in memory of her late husband, honoring Coach Jeff Chapman for his lasting impact on Sulphur Springs ISD and community. The former Sulphur Springs High School head girls basketball coach died Dec. 26, 2020, in Paris. Superintendent Mike Lamb presents Karen Chapman a framed resolution honoring the...

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Pursuit Concludes With Driver Falling Into A Swimming Pool In Sulphur Springs
Jan26

Pursuit Concludes With Driver Falling Into A Swimming Pool In Sulphur Springs

What started as a vehicle pursuit north of Sulphur Springs concluded with the driver falling into a swimming pool in someone’s back yard, according to arrest reports. Ajalen Meontre Sanders Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Scott Davis stopped a southbound white Ford Focus just after 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25 for traveling 75 miles per hour in a 65 mph speed zone on State Highway 19 north at County Road 4763. However, as soon...

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Five Arrested Within 3 Hours Following Traffic Stops On FM 1537 And CR 3511
Jan25

Five Arrested Within 3 Hours Following Traffic Stops On FM 1537 And CR 3511

County and state law enforcement made five arrests, all except one on misdemeanor charges, within three hours Saturday following traffic stops in the area of FM 1537 and CR 3511. A Hopkins County sheriff’s deputy conducted a traffic stop just before 9 p.m. on FM 1537 at County Road 3511. A probable cause search of the vehicle revealed a small amount of marijuana, resulting in a 19-year-old Paris man’s arrest on a...

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Three Arrested For DWI Saturday
Jan25

Three Arrested For DWI Saturday

Three people were arrested for DWI Saturday: a Sulphur Springs man allegedly driving drunk during a Tate Street crash late Saturday night, a woman spotted behind the wheel of a vehicle on State Highway 11 east and a man who appeared to be asleep at the wheel in the middle of FM 3236 early Saturday morning, according to arrest reports. Tate Street Crash Sulphur Springs Police officers responded at 11:15 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021 in...

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Lady Cats Soccer Team Readies For District Play With 4-0 Home Win Against Longview Spring Hill Monday
Jan25

Lady Cats Soccer Team Readies For District Play With 4-0 Home Win Against Longview Spring Hill Monday

The Lady Cats Soccer Team should be entering district play Friday at Longview with quite a bit of confidence. The Lady Cats shutout Longview Spring Hill Monday evening, January 25, 4-0, at Gerald Prim Stadium. Lady Cats Soccer That sends the Lady Cats into district play with a 3-0-1 record in their last four games and with a tournament championship in the Terrell Winter Classic this past weekend. The Lady Cats caught fire during an...

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Winnsboro Police Department Media Report – Jan. 18-24, 2021
Jan25

Winnsboro Police Department Media Report – Jan. 18-24, 2021

The Winnsboro Police Department media report for the week of  Jan.18-24, 2021, included the following activity: Arrests Arturo Clavel, 25 years of age, of Georgia, was arrested on Jan. 20, 2021, for evading arrest or detention. Calls for Service The Winnsboro Police Department responded to a total of 133 calls for service during this reporting period. Citations The Winnsboro Police Department issued 52 citations and 59 warnings during...

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Lady Cats Soccer Team Has Non-District Game At Home Versus Spring Hill Monday
Jan25

Lady Cats Soccer Team Has Non-District Game At Home Versus Spring Hill Monday

In their final non-district match before district play, the Lady Cats Soccer Team will take on Longview Spring Hill Monday, January 25, at Gerald Prim Stadium. The Lady Cats JV will play Quinlan Ford JV in an early game at 4:30 p.m. The Lady Cats and Spring Hill will begin play at 6:30 p.m. The Lady Cats enter play having won the Terrell Winter Classic Tournament this past weekend. The Lady Cats won two and tied one in the three-day...

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Wildcats Tennis Does Well at First Competition Of 2021 At Sherman Friday
Jan25

Wildcats Tennis Does Well at First Competition Of 2021 At Sherman Friday

The Wildcats Tennis Team won the majority of their matches on Friday, January 22, in a dual contest at Sherman. Winners included the Wildcats #1 girls doubles team of MyKylie Meador and Trynity Luckett. Both Meador and Luckett also won singles matches. Also #1 girls’ singles player Jeauxleigh Cantu won singles matches against the Bearcats’ #1 and #2 girls players. Senior Harleigh Stegient won her match in #2 girls singles....

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Hopkins County Civic Center To Receive Upgrade To Livestock Pens With New Panels
Jan25

Hopkins County Civic Center To Receive Upgrade To Livestock Pens With New Panels

Hopkins County Civic Center will receive an upgrade to livestock pens at the facility with new panels. Manager Lonnie Fox was given the go ahead by the Commissioners Court to purchase $81,183.78 worth of panels from Priefert Ranch Equipment through TIPS contract. Fox reported the panels are really needed to replace those at the Civic Center, which are estimated to be 30-40 years old. The purchase will make pens safer and get them up...

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Brinker VFD To Receive Funding Cut For Violating The Contract With The County
Jan25

Brinker VFD To Receive Funding Cut For Violating The Contract With The County

Brinker Volunteer Fire Department will receive a half-month allowance cut, effective at the next payment cycle, for violating the contract with the county, Hopkins County Commissioners Court determined during the regular meeting Monday, Jan. 25. Brinker VFD patch Precinct 3 Commissioner Wade Bartley noted that Brinker VFD violated section 16 of the contract by self-dispatching themselves to a call for service. This requirement is...

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