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Scales, Pipes And Methamphetamine Found Following A South Broadway Street Traffic Stop
Feb24

Scales, Pipes And Methamphetamine Found Following A South Broadway Street Traffic Stop

Crack and methamphetamine pipes, scales and suspected meth were found following a South Broadway Street traffic stop Tuesday afternoon, resulting in one controlled substance arrest, according to police reports. Tiffany Dawn McCrary (HCSO jail photo) A 40-year-old Sulphur Springs woman caught police attention for failure to drive in a single lane while texting on a cell phone and was notably nervous when stopped by Sulphur Springs...

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Great Turnout for 2021 Hopkins County FFA Ag Mechanics Show
Feb24

Great Turnout for 2021 Hopkins County FFA Ag Mechanics Show

Close to 100 county high school FFA students filled up the Hopkins County Civic Center arena on February 23, 2021 showing their Ag Mechanics projects. Six Hopkins County schools participated; Sulphur Springs, Cumby, Miller Grove, Saltillo, Como-Pickton and North Hopkins. Congratulations on the hard work and teamwork displayed by each student during the construction of their projects.

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Knights of Columbus Fish Fry February 26, 2021
Feb24

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry February 26, 2021

St. James Catholic Church in Sulphur Springs, TX will be serving up fish on Fridays. Catfish, fries, coleslaw and hush puppies will be served Fridays at 5 and 7pm from February 19 till March 26, 2021. Prices range from $10 – 15 depending on your choices.

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Trooper Caught Man Assaulting Woman In Vehicle
Feb24

Trooper Caught Man Assaulting Woman In Vehicle

A 34-year-old Sulphur Springs man resident was arrested after a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper caught the man assaulting a woman in a vehicle Monday night, according to arrest reports. Sulphur Springs Police Department received a 911 call just before 8:30 p.m. Feb. 22 from a state trooper who reported seeing a man in a white Ford F-150 pickup assaulting a female who was inside the truck at a restaurant in the 100 block of...

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Time To Register For the 32rd Annual Hopkins County Golf Tournament
Feb24

Time To Register For the 32rd Annual Hopkins County Golf Tournament

By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Great news! It’s time to register to play golf in the 32nd Annual Hopkins County Golf Tournament! We are mailing registration forms to our members this week. If you are interested in playing, call the Chamber at (903) 885-6515 to reserve your spot. We will have morning and afternoon tee times available, but they go fast! The tourney is set for Friday, April 9. It’s...

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Free Bottled Water Available Wednesday For Families In North Hopkins Area
Feb24

Free Bottled Water Available Wednesday For Families In North Hopkins Area

Hopkins County Emergency Management Coordinator Andy Endsley reported 20 more pallets of bottle water were trucked Tuesday afternoon to FM 71 at State Highway 19 north. Officials returned Wednesday morning, Feb. 24, to distribute by the case free bottled water to assist local residents who still have low water pressure, no water or are still under a boil water notice from 3 p.m. and after Tuesday. pallets of battled water

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Wildcat Theatre To Offer Feb. 28 Preview Performance Of ‘You On The Moors Now’
Feb24

Wildcat Theatre To Offer Feb. 28 Preview Performance Of ‘You On The Moors Now’

Sulphur Springs High School Wildcat Theatre students will present a preview at 2 p.m. this Sunday, February 28, of Jaclyn Backhaus’ “You On The Moors Now,” which the troupe will perform at the UIL One Act Play competition next week. The matinee preview will be performed in the SSHS Auditorium at Hopkins County Civic Center. The show features four literary heroines of the 19th century who set conventionalism ablaze...

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SSHS FFA Annie Horton’s Lamb Wins at San Antonio Show, Earns Place in SA Jr. Livestock Auction
Feb24

SSHS FFA Annie Horton’s Lamb Wins at San Antonio Show, Earns Place in SA Jr. Livestock Auction

Annie Horton with her prize lamb In a message from SSHS FFA Chapter Advisor Lindsey Arthur came this good news! On Saturday February 20th, Sulphur Springs High School Senior Annie Horton exhibited her Medium Wool Lamb in the Junior Market Show at the San Antonio Livestock Show & Rodeo.  She placed 3rd in her class and earned herself a spot in the Junior Livestock Auction that will be held on Thursday February 25th.  Annie has...

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Lady Cats Softball Team Opens Season Tuesday With No-Hitter and 12 Hit Attack in 15-0 Win
Feb23

Lady Cats Softball Team Opens Season Tuesday With No-Hitter and 12 Hit Attack in 15-0 Win

It was a season opener worth waiting for for the Lady Cats as they defeated Richardson J.J. Pearce on the road, 15-0 Tuesday, Feb. 23. The game was shortened to 4 innings due to the ten run rule. Lady Cat newcomer Crimson Bryant had quite a debut pitching a 4-inning no-hitter while striking out 12 and going 4 for 4 at the plate driving in three runs with a triple and a stolen base. The Lady Cats pounded out 12 hits and stole 8 bases....

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Commissioners Court Approves Two Items Related To TxDOT Projects
Feb23

Commissioners Court Approves Two Items Related To TxDOT Projects

Hopkins County Commissioners Court moved a bridge project two steps forward Monday, by approving an advance funding agreement draft and to perform authorized equivalent match projects in return for a waiver of a local match fund requirement. Michael Pickens also addressed the Commissioners Court regarding statements from the Governor regarding the sustainability of solar and wind power as energy sources. TxDOT Bridge Projects The...

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