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Mount Vernon Man Arrested In Sulphur Springs On Warrants
Jan23

Mount Vernon Man Arrested In Sulphur Springs On Warrants

Kevin Ron Wooten Jr. A 25-year-old Mount Vernon, TX man was arrested on North Davis Street Wednesday night on a felony Hopkins County warrant and two traffic warrants. Sulphur Springs Police Sgt. Chris Rosamond and Officer Chad Norris reportedly received information about Kevin Ron Wooten Jr. being at a location in the 100 block of North Davis Street. At least one of the arresting officers recognized Wooten on sight. The warrants were...

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Chamber Connection — Jan. 23, 2020
Jan23

Chamber Connection — Jan. 23, 2020

By Lezley Brown, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce president/CEO Lezley Brown Who is ready to be a light in 2020? It is with great pleasure that the 2020 Board of Directors invites you to the 94th Annual Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Banquet on Thursday, Feb. 13, at 6 p.m. at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center. Tickets are already going fast! We will host a Networking Cocktail Happy Half Hour at 6 p.m. Dinner will be...

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A Few Simple Rules For Tree Pruning
Jan22

A Few Simple Rules For Tree Pruning

By Dr. Mario Villarino, Texas AgriLife Extension Agent, Hopkins County, agriculture/natural resources Mario Villarino According to Oregon Extension Services, Forestry & Natural Resources Extension, there are many reasons people pick up a saw or loppers to prune up their trees in young stands.  The most common motivations I hear are accessibility, aesthetics and fire resistance/prevention. Even pruning up just a single 8...

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Channel 18 News:  Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Jan22
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Nash Files For Place 2 On Sulphur Springs City Council
Jan22

Nash Files For Place 2 On Sulphur Springs City Council

A fourth candidate has filed candidacy for a place on the May 2 Sulphur Springs City Council Election ballot. Harold Nash Sr. Harold Nash Sr. Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 22, signed up for City Council Place 2 seat. He was appointed by the City Council on Dec. 13 to serve in the Place 2 seat, following the City Council’s acceptance of resignations from Erica Armstrong, Jimmy Lucas and Jeff Sanderson. Place 2 is an unexpired term,...

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Aguilar Files For Place 3 On Sulphur Springs City Council
Jan22

Aguilar Files For Place 3 On Sulphur Springs City Council

As of lunch Wednesday, only three people have filed candidacy for the six places to be determined in the May 2 Sulphur Springs City Council Election. Oscar Aguilar Oscar Aguilar had filed candidacy for Place 3 on the City Council late Wednesday morning. Oscar served on the City Council from 2006-2018, when Norman Sanders defeated him in his bid for reelection 685 votes to 509 votes. Sanders was among four council members to resign...

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Presbyterian Church Receives Approval For Sign
Jan22

Presbyterian Church Receives Approval For Sign

Lee Teetes presents the Zoning Board of Adjustments and Appeals with images of the sign planned for First Presbyterian Church. First Presbyterian Church’s request for a variance from the downtown design guidelines sign requirements was approved Tuesday night by the Zoning Board of Adjustments and Appeals. The request marked the second time FPC members requested permission to put up a digital sign. However, the request was denied...

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Channel 18 News:  Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Jan21
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The 30th Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Awards Ceremony
Jan21

The 30th Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Awards Ceremony

The community came together in a spirit of togetherness Monday night to celebrate nearly 90 people in the Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County community who have demonstrated the spirit of the Reverend/Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Individuals honored at the 30th Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Awards Ceremony demonstrated Dr. King’s legacy of raising public consciousness to social justices, securing progress on civil...

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Car Allegedly Involved In Rockwall Pursuit Found At Sulphur Springs Truck Stop
Jan21

Car Allegedly Involved In Rockwall Pursuit Found At Sulphur Springs Truck Stop

A vehicle reportedly involved in a pursuit that started in Rockwall, TX was located by Sulphur Springs police at 7 Star Truck Stop late Thursday night. Authorities had already called off the pursuit when the vehicle was located. The blue Kia Forte was impounded and at least two people were arrested on one misdemeanor charge each, according to arrest reports. Sulphur Springs police responded to a complaint of suspected intoxicated...

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