Channel 18 News January 18, 2018
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80 Indictments Handed Up by Hopkins County Grand Jury in January
Jan18

80 Indictments Handed Up by Hopkins County Grand Jury in January

A Hopkins County Grand Jury handed up 80 indictments Wednesday. Sixty-eight (68) have been arrested. Those arrested and indicted include: Gavin Heath Gilbert was indicted for Murder and on four counts of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. Gilbert, 17, was been charged with one count of Murder and four counts of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. Gilbert is in Hopkins County Jail being held on a $2-million bond for murder...

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Crime Stoppers Tip Led To Arrest
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Crime Stoppers Tip Led To Arrest

When Hopkins County deputies arrived at 1495 Industrial Drive they were there to arrest Monica Renee Millan, 24, and Marquise Alfredo Hernandez, Jr., 26 following a tip from Crime Stoppers. In the room with the two were two one hundred dollar bills that proved to be counterfeit. When the deputies knocked on the door, Millan told deputies she needed time to put a top on to cover herself. When she allowed them to enter, they asked about...

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NETBIO Logs Another Good Sale Despite Cold Weather
Jan18

NETBIO Logs Another Good Sale Despite Cold Weather

Despite the freezing temperature, the January Northeast Texas Beef Improvement Organization’s (NETBIO) Pre-Conditioned Calf and Yearling Sale held Wednesday at the Sulphur Springs Livestock Commission attracted a good crowd of buyers, sellers and visitors — and a lot of good cattle. Consigners shipped 5,387 head of calves and yearlings to the sale, and 27 buyers of those cattle paid an average of $859.46 per head. “The cattle held up...

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Incumbent Dietze Files for SSISD Board of Trustees
Jan18

Incumbent Dietze Files for SSISD Board of Trustees

Wednesday morning incumbent Sulphur Springs School Board member Jason Dietze filed his application for a place on the ballot of the May 5, 2018 school board election. Two seats will be open on the board this year. Incumbent Kerry Wright is expected to file before the end of this week. Those who wish to file may do so at the SSISD Administration Building on Connally Street....

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Chamber Connection January 18, 2018
Jan18

Chamber Connection January 18, 2018

SAVE THE DATE!!! It’s time for the 92nd Annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet! “Extra! Extra! Read all about it!” dinner and community awards set in the roaring 1920’s will be held at the Hopkins County Civic Center on Thursday, February 15th at 6:30 p.m.  Awards including Citizen of the Year, Woman of the Year, Caregiver of the Year, Community Pride Award, Agriculturist of the Year, Large Business of the Year, Small Business of the...

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Gibson Files for Place 2 on City Council
Jan18

Gibson Files for Place 2 on City Council

Wednesday afternoon, Sara Gibson, who has lived in Sulphur Springs for 54 years, filed to seek Place 2 on the Sulphur Springs City Council. A second generation business owner, her campaign theme is “Focusing on the Future”. Ms. Gibson is no stranger to civic service. She served as a member for the Planning and Zoning Board in the late 1990’s and was one of the first members of the Downtown Revitalization Board. Her father, Bill C....

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Channel 18 News Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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Lucas Files for City Council Place 2
Jan17

Lucas Files for City Council Place 2

Jimmy Lucas filed for Place 2 on the Sulphur Springs City Council on the afternoon of the first day to file, January 17, according to City Secretary Gale Roberts. A native resident of Sulphur Springs for 54 years, Lucas said choosing this city as his home has been key to his success in life, and it’s time for him to give back. If elected, Lucas plans to address the growing challenges facing the community including road repairs,...

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Johnson, Davidson File for Place 1 on Morning of First Day to File for City Council Race
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Johnson, Davidson File for Place 1 on Morning of First Day to File for City Council Race

Wednesday, January 17th was the first day to sign up for places on the May 5, 2018 ballot for City Council.  Places 1, 2, and 3 are on the ballot this year. On the morning of the first  day, Incumbent Craig Johnson filed for Place 1 and his challenger, Justin Davidson, also filed. Both Johnson and Davidson announced on social media their intentions to file well before the first day to file. Incumbent Johnson established a social media...

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