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Planning & Zoning Commission Approves Final Subdivision Plat Request, 2 Three-Story Apartments Planned
Jan22

Planning & Zoning Commission Approves Final Subdivision Plat Request, 2 Three-Story Apartments Planned

The Sulphur Springs Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously approved a request from BGE, Inc. of Fort Worth, to combine two lots in Z. Jewell Subdivision, located northwest of the League and Bell Street intersection into one plat 5.488 acres plat for pair of three-story apartments. The Zoning Board of Adjustments also gave approval this week to Sergio Mendez’s request for a variance to setback requirements to construct a...

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Friday Sports Report Includes SS Basketball, Soccer, Baseball and Tennis
Jan22

Friday Sports Report Includes SS Basketball, Soccer, Baseball and Tennis

The Wildcats Basketball Team travels to Pine Tree for an important district game on this game day Friday (January 22). The Wildcats Freshmen will play the Pirates at 5 p.m. The Wildcats JV is scheduled to play at 5:30 p.m. The Wildcats and Pirates’ varsity teams’ game will begin at around 7 p.m. The Wildcats have won their last two district games and they are 5-2 in district play. The Wildcats season record is 12-8....

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Hopkins County Records – Jan. 22, 2021
Jan22

Hopkins County Records – Jan. 22, 2021

Hopkins County records for the week ending Jan. 22, 2021 included: Land Deed Transactions Kelly Jack Broyles and Lynda Gale Broyles to Maricela B. Gutierrez and Juan Uribe; tract in the Wm Moore SurveyDeborah Ann Dicus and Owen Ellis Dicus Jr. to Hailee Marie Brown and James Wendell Brown; tract in the James R. McKee surveyDoug Ferguson to Wrenly Group LLC; tract in the Romack AdditionJohnny Carter and Kathy Carter to Charlotte E....

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Five Jailed In Two Days On Warrants For Violating Probation
Jan22

Five Jailed In Two Days On Warrants For Violating Probation

At least five people were jailed in the last two days in Hopkins County on warrants for violating probation, according to police and sheriff’s reports. Jacob Lee Ferrell (HCSO jail photo) Sulphur Springs Police Officer Cameron Robinson reported an investigatory stop was conducted by officers Jan. 21 on Jarbo Street at South Locust Street on a red Ford F-150 pickup a wanted man was known to drive. Upon contact, 39-year-old Jacob...

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Sylvia Ruth Thomas
Jan22

Sylvia Ruth Thomas

Funeral services for Sylvia Ruth Thomas will be held Monday, January 25, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at Murray Orwosky Funeral Home with Chris Kelley officiating and Mickey Kelley assisting. Interment will follow at Long Cemetery. Visitation will be held Sunday, January 24, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Murray Orwosky Funeral Home. Sylvia Thomas, age 80, of Sulphur Springs, passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Christus Mother...

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Hopkins County Inmate Accused Of Assaulting Three Jailers
Jan22

Hopkins County Inmate Accused Of Assaulting Three Jailers

A Hopkins County inmate is accused of assaulting three jailers Thursday afternoon, according to arrest reports. Lamont Lankeen Mitchell (HCSO jail photo) Around 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, a Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office deputies were notified an inmate was actively assaulting jailers. Deputy Bobby Osornio responded to assist. Upon arrival, Osornio reported seeing Lamont Lankeen Mitchell actively resisting and fighting with...

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Jeffery Lynn Loggins
Jan22

Jeffery Lynn Loggins

Jeffery Lynn Loggins, 60, passed away at home in Cumby on Jan. 20, 2021, following complications from surgery. He was born Feb. 8, 1960, in Denton, Texas, to parents James Clifford Loggins and Louise Armstrong Loggins. He is survived by his wife of 32 years Holly Horton Loggins of Cumby; a daughter, Amanda Gilmour of Emerald Isle, South Carolina; two sons, Garrett Loggins of Haltom City and James Loggins of Austin; five grandchildren;...

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Membership Drive Now Open by HC Genealogical Society
Jan22

Membership Drive Now Open by HC Genealogical Society

The Hopkins County Genealogical Society is opening membership for 2021 with a special offer. The regular annual membership fee is $20 per individual, and right now every member of your household can become a member for just a $25 flat fee. Generous resources through the HCGS Research Library and website, the Hopkins County Heritage Quarterly publication of current research topics, plus informative Zoom meetings are just a few reasons...

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Como-Pickton FFA Sweeps Glenrose ‘No Name Ag Mech Show’ on January 19, 2021
Jan22

Como-Pickton FFA Sweeps Glenrose ‘No Name Ag Mech Show’ on January 19, 2021

Como-Pickton FFA Chapter members came away with wins in several categories when they traveled to Glen Rose for the annual No Name Ag Mechanics Show. They started and ended the day with wins, and all projects exhibited came away with blue ribbons! A great start to the day when 3 of our 8 projects have been judged and 3 Blue ribbons received. Utility Trailer – Blue Ribbon: Mario Lara, Caden Pere,z Klain Thomas, Cameron Ray Entry...

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