TxDOT to Help Parents as Agency Reports Most Car Seats Are Used Incorrectly
Sep18

TxDOT to Help Parents as Agency Reports Most Car Seats Are Used Incorrectly

TxDOT now providing free virtual car seat inspections that are COVID-19 safeNEWS [email protected](512) 463-8700 Share This Tweet This Download Video Download Interviews   Sept. 18, 2020  AUSTIN – Texans may think they know how to correctly install and use their children’s car seats, but nearly 60 percent of the time they’re used incorrectly. That’s why TxDOT is helping drivers keep their children safe on...

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Volleyball and Cross Country Are on Tap on This Game Day Friday
Sep18

Volleyball and Cross Country Are on Tap on This Game Day Friday

On this game day Friday (September 18), there is Lady Cats Volleyball and Wildcats and Lady Cats Cross Country on the schedule. The Lady Cats Volleyball Team, 0-1 for the season, plays their second match, again on the road. The Lady Cats are at Frisco Heritage, coached by Jeni Maxton, the cousin of Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Bailey Dorner. There will be Freshmen and JV games at 5:30 p.m. Friday with and the Varsity match following at...

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Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens Said He Saw Good and Bad During Thursday Scrimmage
Sep18

Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens Said He Saw Good and Bad During Thursday Scrimmage

The good, the bad and the ugly. That’s how Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens described the Wildcats scrimmage with Mount Pleasant Thursday night (September 17) at Gerald Prim Stadium. The two teams tied 14-14 in the scrimmage, which went 3-quarters with controlled kicking situations. He said it was about what he expected from a scrimmage where his team was seeing someone for the first time. It was live action and he said...

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HCSO: Wilmer Man Caught In Hopkins County With Gun Stolen From Denton
Sep18

HCSO: Wilmer Man Caught In Hopkins County With Gun Stolen From Denton

A 22-year-old Wilmer man was caught in Hopkins County with a gun stolen from Denton, according to arrest reports. No HCSO jail photo available for Jerry Dwayne Cohns Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Thomas Patterson reported stopping a 2013 Mercedes C250 at 7:20 p.m. Sept. 17, 2020 on Interstate 30 east at mile marker 136 for traveling in the left lane, disregarding a traffic control device. During the course of the...

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Man Accused Of Drunk Driving During Crash On Hillcrest Drive Overpass
Sep18

Man Accused Of Drunk Driving During Crash On Hillcrest Drive Overpass

A 66-year-old Sulphur Springs man was accused of drunk driving during a crash on the Hillcrest Drive overpass early Friday morning, sheriff’s deputies alleged in arrest reports. No HCSO photo available for Roy Stephen Dyer Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Aaron Chaney reported seeing as southbound black Ford F-150 pickup drive straight from the right turn lane on the Hillcrest Drive overpass and collide with the...

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Woman Accused Of Having Methamphetamine In Her Undergarments
Sep18

Woman Accused Of Having Methamphetamine In Her Undergarments

A 41-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was accused of having methamphetamine in her undergarments Thursday morning, according to arrest reports. Kayla Nicole Williams (HCSO jail photo) Sulphur Springs Police reported stopping a white Ford F150 pickup at 11:11 a.m. Sept. 17 for a seat belt violation. Passenger Kayla Nicole Williams was allegedly found to have a methamphetamine pipe in her waistband and was taken into custody for...

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HHSC To Expand Visitation Options At Long-Term Care Facilities
Sep17

HHSC To Expand Visitation Options At Long-Term Care Facilities

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today directed the Texas Health and Human Services Commission to expand visitation options for eligible nursing, assisted living, and intermediate care facilities, home and community-based service providers, and inpatient hospice, effective Thursday, Sept. 24. HHSC’s updated emergency rules will allow a designated essential caregiver to provide supportive, hands-on care to facility residents who do not...

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Wildcats and Mount Pleasant Play To 14-14 Tie In 3 Quarter Scrimmage At The Prim Thursday Night
Sep17

Wildcats and Mount Pleasant Play To 14-14 Tie In 3 Quarter Scrimmage At The Prim Thursday Night

In a 3-quarter football scrimmage that reminded Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens of the old Clint Eastwood spaghetti western “The Good, The Bad and the Ugly,” the Wildcats and Mount Pleasant battled to a 14-14 tie at Gerald Prim Stadium Thursday night. Wildcats logo The Wildcats offense got off to a great start scoring the first two times they had the ball. The Wildcats had the opening drive of the game and went 75 yards for a...

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5,000 Head Of Cattle Sold At Wednesday’s NETBIO Sale
Sep17

5,000 Head Of Cattle Sold At Wednesday’s NETBIO Sale

By Sulphur Springs Livestock Commission Public Information Services NETBIO cattle producers brought over 5,000 head of quality calves and yearlings that were offered at their September sale held Wednesday at the Sulphur Springs Livestock market. The next sale will be held on Oct. 21. Producers sold over 5,000 head of cattle at the September Northeast Texas Beef Improvement Organization’s (NETBIO) Sale held Wednesday, Sept. 16, at the...

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Governor Announces Expanded Occupancy Levels For Some Texas Businesses, Services
Sep17

Governor Announces Expanded Occupancy Levels For Some Texas Businesses, Services

Executive Order Re-Authorizes Elective Surgeries For Majority of Texas Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Texas is expanding occupancy levels for select businesses and services and re-authorizing elective surgeries for a majority of the state. Plans for both are outlined in 2 new Executive orders. Texas Governor Greg Abbott Executive Order No. GA-30 expands occupancy levels for restaurants, retail stores, office...

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