Senior Citizens Center’s 6th Annual Summer Fan Drive Kicks Off June 19
May31

Senior Citizens Center’s 6th Annual Summer Fan Drive Kicks Off June 19

The Senior Citizens Center and Corvette Club are once again partnering to host the 6th Annual Summer Fan Drive, which kick off Monday, June 1. The purpose of the drive is to help senior citizens keep cool this summer. This year, the center is asking for donations of new box fans or oscillating fans until Friday, June 19. Fans may be brought to the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center, located at 150 Martin Luther King Drive. box fan...

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Meal A Day Menu For June 1-5, 2020
May31

Meal A Day Menu For June 1-5, 2020

While the Senior Citizens Center remains temporarily closed due to COVID-19, the dedicated Meal A Day volunteers continue to work five days a week preparing and delivering meals to shut-in elderly in the community. The Meal A Day menu for June 1-5, 2020 includes: Monday — Beef Stroganoff, English Peas and Garlic Toast Tuesday — Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli and Rice Casserole with Candied Baby Carrots and a Roll Wednesday — Meatloaf,...

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SSISD Day Camp Offered For School-Aged Children
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SSISD Day Camp Offered For School-Aged Children

Sulphur Springs ISD will offer a day camp this summer for school-aged children. Registration for the SSISD Day Camp is currently open, but enrollment will be limited to a maximum of 50 campers. This could be an option for parents who are heading back to work following the COVID-19 shutdowns and need childcare for kids ages 5-11. This will provide kiddos not only a safe place to be but is designed to keep kids active through engagement...

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4 Jailed On Felony Warrants
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4 Jailed On Felony Warrants

At least 4 individuals were jailed on felony warrants between May 27 and May 29, 2020. Francis Ray Bradshaw(HCSO jail photo) Deputies stopped a 53-year-old Red Oak man shortly before 9 p.m. May 27 on Interstate 30 west at the U.S. Highway 67 east off ramp, after noting he failed to signal a lane made with a white Pontiac with Oklahoma license plates, Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Colt Patterson and Deputy Zack Horne...

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Walmart Theft Complaint Results In Felony Arrest
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Walmart Theft Complaint Results In Felony Arrest

A Walmart theft complaint resulted in a 48-year-old Barry, Texas man’s arrest Friday afternoon on a felony theft charge, according to arrest reports. Kristofferson Alexa McKinney (HCSO jail photo) Sulphur Springs Police officers responded just before 3 p.m. May 29 at Walmart, where a theft was reported. Upon arrival, the officers learned the man had passed all points of sale and was leaving the store without paying for an item...

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Traffic Stops Result In 3 Controlled Substance Arrests
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Traffic Stops Result In 3 Controlled Substance Arrests

Three separate traffic stops Friday resulted in 3 controlled substance arrests, according to sheriff’s and police reports. CR 3502 Traffic Stop Jose Armando Gonzales-Acevedo (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s deputies reported stopping a Honda Odyssey at 12:18 p.m. May 29 after seeing the vehicle swerve toward a vehicle traveling in the opposite direction on County Road 3502. The driver, identified as 34-year-old...

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Paris District Road Report for the Week of June 1, 2020
May30

Paris District Road Report for the Week of June 1, 2020

Paris — Here’s a look at work planned in the district during the week of June 1, 2020. These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues. Motorists are advised to remain alert and pay special attention to all signs, barricades and traffic controls, and reduce their speed as they approach and travel through work zones. They should also avoid distractions such as...

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Man Accused Of Threatening A Cumby Police Officer
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Man Accused Of Threatening A Cumby Police Officer

Jailed Friday night was a 60-year-old man accused of threatening a Cumby Police officer, according to arrest and jail reports. Kerry Dwayne Kinsey (HCSO jail photo) Cumby Police Officer Nicholas Geer responded at a Donelton Street address just before 10 p.m. May 29, at the request of Cumby Police Chief Paul Robertson, to speak with Kerry Dwayne Kinsey. The 60-year-old man’s employment with North East Texas Power had been...

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Hopkins County, District Clerks’ Offices Will Reopen Monday, June 1
May29

Hopkins County, District Clerks’ Offices Will Reopen Monday, June 1

People Are Still Asked To Call County Clerk For Appointment Before Visiting Both the County and District Clerks’ Offices will reopen to the public at 8 a.m. Monday, June 1, Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom reported Friday. Both offices have been closed the the public since Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom announced on March 23 that all county offices were temporarily closing to in-person visitors, except by appointment, due...

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7 Sentenced In District Court Thursday, May 28
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7 Sentenced In District Court Thursday, May 28

Seven individuals were sentenced in district court hearings conducted Thursday afternoon, May 28, via Zoom video conferencing due to required COVID-19 measures in place. District Judge Eddie Northcutt was located in the 8th Judicial District Courtroom, the defendants at Hopkins County jail, defense attorneys at either the county jail or courtroom, and Assistant District Attorney Matt Harris and Court Reporter Jana Rushing at other...

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