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Motorcycle Chase Turns To Foot Pursuit; Passenger Apprehended, Driver Still Sought
Aug05

Motorcycle Chase Turns To Foot Pursuit; Passenger Apprehended, Driver Still Sought

A motorcycle chase from Sulphur Springs Springs turned into a foot pursuit in a wooded area just off FM 69 south, then concluded with one of the two riders of the stolen bike being taken into custody on three felony charges. A manhunt was launched for the second suspect, according to arrest and sheriff’s reports. Victoria Nicole Ramsey Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Thomas Patterson reported the incident began...

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Staying Cool Thanks To Saputo
Aug04

Staying Cool Thanks To Saputo

Numerous senior citizens will be staying cool or at least cooler this summer thanks to the generous donation of community partners. Saputo employees dropped off the 30 box fans at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center Aug. 4, 2022, to benefit senior citizens in Hopkins County who need fans to help them stay cool during these extremely hot summer days. Any senior citizen who needs a fan to stay cool, may drop by the Senior...

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Information From the Welding Shop at the Paris Junior College-Sulphur Springs Center
Aug04

Information From the Welding Shop at the Paris Junior College-Sulphur Springs Center

ALUMINUM WELDING David Gonzalez of Winnsboro, an advanced welding student at the PJC-Sulphur Springs Center welding shop, demonstrates his A/C high frequency aluminum tig welding ability for Welding Instructor John Plemons. Paris Junior College Sulphur Springs Gonzales Welding

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Team Tennis Falls 12-7 in Two Straight Contests Tuesday
Aug04

Team Tennis Falls 12-7 in Two Straight Contests Tuesday

Team Tennis played in two matches Tuesday, bet fell in both contests 12-7 on August 2. Coach Tony Martinez’s squad first took on Sherman, but the loss to Tyler Tuesday afternoon was the first time for the tennis coach. The team tennis coach missed three of his players Tuesday for various reasons, but expects to have them back ready to go for next Tuesday’s contest. In spite of missing three players Tuesday, Wildcats tennis...

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When To Be Concerned About Nitrate Accumulation In Hay From Drought-Stressed Plants
Aug04

When To Be Concerned About Nitrate Accumulation In Hay From Drought-Stressed Plants

By Mario Villarino, Extension Agent For Agriculture & Natural Resources, Hopkins County, [email protected] Recently, I got a visit from a beef producer looking for hay. Desperate, she was locating hay far away from Hopkins County. Her concerned was poisonous compounds on the hay made of drought stressed plants. Immediately my concern was nitrate accumulation. Hay bales in a field Ammonium nitrogen is the preferred form of...

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Charges Upgraded To Capital Murder For Pair Accused Of Killing Man, Dumping His Body In Hopkins County
Aug04

Charges Upgraded To Capital Murder For Pair Accused Of Killing Man, Dumping His Body In Hopkins County

Charges have been upgraded to capital murder against a pair accused of killing and dumping a Dallas area man’s body in Hopkins County in mid-June, according to jail reports. Diamonte Jakeli Paynes Diamonte Jakeli Paynes and Aleigha Denise Coble have been in Hopkins County jail since June 22, 2022, on one murder charge each. The pair was accused of killing a 35-year-old man, then, of dumping his body in a wooded area in Hopkins...

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2022 Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday Observed Aug. 5-7
Aug03

2022 Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday Observed Aug. 5-7

Sales Tax Waived On Qualifying School Supplies, Clothes, Shoes and Student Backpacks Priced Under $100 This Weekend in Texas If you’re planning to buy school clothes or supplies, waiting until this weekend to do so could prove monetarily advantageous as this weekend is the annual sales tax holiday in Texas. State law exempts sales tax on qualified items — such as clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks — priced below...

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Additional $113,100 Approved For New Pumper For SSFD
Aug03

Additional $113,100 Approved For New Pumper For SSFD

Fire Department To Begin Billing Out-Of-County Residents Mitigation Rates For Costs of Services, Equipment and Response by Sulphur Springs Fire Department Sulphur Springs City Council approved an additional $113,100 Tuesday night for the purchase of a new pumper for Sulphur Springs Fire Department as well as a program which would allow out-of-county residents to be charged mitigation rates to reoup costs associated with response by...

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Johanna Hicks Receives State Honors, Commissioners Court Recognized At 2022 Extension Conference
Aug03

Johanna Hicks Receives State Honors, Commissioners Court Recognized At 2022 Extension Conference

Hopkins County Family & Community Health Extension Agent Johanna Hicks earned state honors and Hopkins County Commissioner Court was recognized last week at the 2022 Texas Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences state conference. Hicks Receives State Honors Johanna Hicks received the Healthy Texas Award at the TEAFCS Awards ceremony in Decatur, an annual event attended by Extension professionals from across the...

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Hopkins County Records — Aug. 3, 2022
Aug03

Hopkins County Records — Aug. 3, 2022

Land Deed Transactions The following land deed transactions were filed and posted between July 11 and July 15, 2022, at Hopkins County Clerk’s Office: Deed records at Hopkins County Clerk’s Office, Sulphur Springs, Texas Mary Jane Colton Estate, Robert E. Colton independent executor, to Robert E. Colton; tract in the Ira Stephenson surveyBrenda Sue Mosley to Douglas Craig Moseley; tract in the Antonio Lazarin surveyGerardo...

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