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Complaint Of Naked Man In Car Results In Arrest
Jun17

Complaint Of Naked Man In Car Results In Arrest

Sulphur Springs Police Department responded just after midnight Sunday night to a report of a person who did not have clothing on climbing the seats of his vehicle. Officers contacted a 41-year-old Sulphur Springs man, who they noted in arrest reports was exhibiting signs and indicators of intoxication on a stimulant drug. He was sweating profusely despite the fact that the temperature was only 66 degrees outside, the officers alleged...

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I-30 Traffic Stop In Cumby Yields Methamphetamine, Marijuana Pipe, 2 Arrests
Jun17

I-30 Traffic Stop In Cumby Yields Methamphetamine, Marijuana Pipe, 2 Arrests

Alexis Danielle CarlsonJoshua Devin Depriest A routine traffic stop on Interstate 30 in Cumby early Sunday morning resulted in the arrest of two Arkansas residents. They each received one controlled substance charge. Cumby Police Sgt. Ray Embro reported seeing a white Toyota Camry at 1:28 a.m. June 16 without a license plate light. The car passed him on Interstate 30 west at mile marker 109. Embro reported catching up and stopping the...

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Channel 18 News:  Monday, June 17, 2019
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Channel 18 J.D. Franklin:  Monday, June 17, 2019
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Wildcats 7 on 7 Football Team Comes Close To Qualifying For State At Tyler Tourney Saturday
Jun17

Wildcats 7 on 7 Football Team Comes Close To Qualifying For State At Tyler Tourney Saturday

The Wildcats’ Varsity 7 on 7 Football Team just missed qualifying for the state tournament at a state qualifier tournament in Tyler on Saturday, June 15. The Wildcats opened pool play with a 26-24 loss to Marshall. Wildcats Quarterback Coach Mike Meador said the Wildcats really should have won that game. He said the Wildcats knew that they had to win their last two pool game contests to advance. The Wildcats defeated Tyler Lee,...

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J.D. Franklin Honored At Street Unveiling, Ceremony
Jun17

J.D. Franklin Honored At Street Unveiling, Ceremony

J.D. Franklin was honored Monday morning for his many civic contributions during a ceremony at Morning Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, which concluded with an unveiling of J.D. Franklin Drive. Franklin’s family, friends, church and community members gathered to recognize Franklin and celebrate the renaming of Jackson Street from Martin Luther King Jr. Drive to College Street as J.D. Franklin Drive Monday. Gloria and J.D....

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Commissioners Court Agrees to Tax Rebate Program
Jun17

Commissioners Court Agrees to Tax Rebate Program

Hopkins County Commissioners Court Hopkins County Commissioners Monday agreed to a proposal from Sulphur Springs-Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation to move away from tax abatement programs to tax rebate programs The program still allows the county go grant tax incentives for businesses, especially new businesses investing in a Hopkins County location. However, instead of the business getting the abatement up front. The...

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2 Commissioners, Sheriff Announce Plans to Seek Reelection
Jun17

2 Commissioners, Sheriff Announce Plans to Seek Reelection

Hopkins County Precinct 1 Commissioner Mickey Barker, Sheriff Lewis Tatum and Precinct 3 Commissioner Wade Bartley announced Monday morning their intent to run for reelection to their respective offices in the 2020 primaries. Two county commissioners and the county sheriff Monday morning announced their plans to seek reelection in 2020. Precinct 3 Commissioner Wade Bartley plans to seek a third term as commissioner, while both...

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Metro Diner Suffers Minor Damage From Car Jumping Curb
Jun17

Metro Diner Suffers Minor Damage From Car Jumping Curb

The Metro Diner in Sulphur Springs has a little remodeling to do after a Dodge pickup jumped over a parking stop and impacted the wall of the diner around 9:30 AM Monday morning. According to a witness at the scene, two people were slightly injured inside the restaurant and at least one was transported to CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital with minor injuries. The driver backed up from the building, parking in the spot correctly and was...

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Sulphur Springs Man Jailed For Felony DWI
Jun17

Sulphur Springs Man Jailed For Felony DWI

Matthew William West A 35-year-old Sulphur Springs man was arrested for driving with two children in the car Saturday night. Sulphur Springs Police Lt. Eddie Moon and Officer Derick Williams stopped a Chevrolet 1500 at 9:48 p.m. June 15 after observing it being driven unsafely while the driver made a lane change on Davis Street at Hinnant Street. Upon contact with the driver, identified in reports as Matthew William West, the officers...

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