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Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Says Team Played Pretty Well In Friday Night Loss
Nov23

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Says Team Played Pretty Well In Friday Night Loss

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta found himself in an unusual place Monday morning, Nov. 23. Coach Cipoletta says he is not used to talking about his team playing pretty well, but losing. His evidence includes 1.16 point per possession for his team. In fact, he says the Wildcats played outstanding ball and shot well on the offensive end. He says the Wildcats were at 42% in three point shooting and hit 85% of their free throws....

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2 Accused Of Credit Or Debit Card Abuse
Nov23

2 Accused Of Credit Or Debit Card Abuse

Two Sulphur Springs residents were accused of credit or debit card abuse over the weekend, according to sheriff’s reports. Jonathan Wayne Smith (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jason Lavender spotted Jonathan Wayne Smith standing behind a Honda at his rural Sulphur Springs residence and took him into custody Saturday, Nov. 21 on the warrant. The 23-year-old was booked into Hopkins County jail on the...

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Commissioners Court Approves 2 Tax Incentives, Reinvestment Zone
Nov23

Commissioners Court Approves 2 Tax Incentives, Reinvestment Zone

Hopkins County Commissioners Court approved 2 tax incentives and a reinvestment zone for a planned solar farm, among other items, during the regular court meeting Monday morning. My Perfect Pet Agreement Sulphur Springs-Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Roger Feagley asked the Commissioners Court to consider approving two Chapter 381 agreements. My Perfect Pet logo First, Feagley told the court My...

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Hicks: Preparing for Holiday Gatherings and Upcoming Programs in January
Nov23

Hicks: Preparing for Holiday Gatherings and Upcoming Programs in January

By Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Family & Community Health Agent, Hopkins County Five Ways to Prepare for Holiday Gatherings The holiday season is here, along with fun, family, and or course, delicious foods. Food play a big role during the holidays as it bring traditions, comfort, and a sense of togetherness. It’s okay to enjoy your holiday foods, but keep in mind moderations is key. Aside from a well-balanced...

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Burleson Woman Arrested Twice Nov. 22
Nov23

Burleson Woman Arrested Twice Nov. 22

A 52-year-old Burleson woman was arrested twice November 22, 2020 in Hopkins County, according to jail reports. Sulphur Springs Police Officer Silas Whaley responded just before 10 p.m. Sunday in the 200 block of College Street, where officials had received a tip of suspected narcotics on the premises. No HCSO jail photo available for Samantha Mitchell Elkins Whaley reported seeing a woman who fit the suspect description and contacted...

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Miss UPRA Sarah Dalton, Former Winnsboro Rodeo Royalty, Appears at Finals Along with Miss Teen UPRA
Nov23

Miss UPRA Sarah Dalton, Former Winnsboro Rodeo Royalty, Appears at Finals Along with Miss Teen UPRA

Sarah Dalton, Miss UPRA 2020 18-year-old Sarah Dalton was crowned Miss UPRA in November 2019 in Hopkins County and she has proudly worn that crown during the most unusual year in UPRA history! Sarah’s competition career began a little differently than most. A brief four years ago, having never ridden a horse before or been active in rodeo interests, she expressed an interest in “queening” and was mentored by friends...

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VFW To Offer Free Lunch to First Responders, Needy on Thanksgiving Day
Nov23

VFW To Offer Free Lunch to First Responders, Needy on Thanksgiving Day

Phillip Gabbert, Chaplain and Adjutant of VFW Post Home 8560 of Sulphur Springs and his fellow officers are spearheading a “Pay it Forward’ Thanksgiving meal for First Responders on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 26, 2020. starting at 11:30am, til it’s all gone. The traditional Thanksgiving take-out plate can be picked up in a drive-thru fashion at the covered entranceway of Patriot Hall, located at 1 Veterans...

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Hopkins County Commissioners Court Nov. 23 Regular Meeting Agenda
Nov22

Hopkins County Commissioners Court Nov. 23 Regular Meeting Agenda

Hopkins County Commissioners Court Regular Meeting Agenda TIME: 9:00 A.M.DATE: Monday, November 23, 2020PLACE: In The Commissioners’ Courtroom On The First Floor Of The Hopkins County Courthouse Located At118 Church St., Sulphur Springs, TX. I. InvocationII. Pledge Of Allegiance To The Flag A. AMERICAN FLAG:B. TEXAS FLAG: “Honor The Texas Flag; I Pledge Allegiance To Thee, Texas, One State Under God, One And Indivisible.” The...

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Nearly Half Of November Indictments Were For Drug, Alcohol Offenses
Nov21

Nearly Half Of November Indictments Were For Drug, Alcohol Offenses

Approximately 100 indictments were signed during the November 2020 Grand Jury session, pushing those cases forward for prosecution. Approximately half of the November 2020 indictments were for drug, alcohol and related offenses. (Click here for the other half of the November 2020 indictments.) In some instances, individuals were accused of more than one offense. Adam Joshua Hodges (HCSO jail photo) Adam Joshua Hodges was named in nine...

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100 Indictments Signed During November 2020 Grand Jury Session
Nov21

100 Indictments Signed During November 2020 Grand Jury Session

Approximately 100 indictments were signed during the November 2020 Grand Jury session, pushing those cases forward for prosecution. Named in the indictments are more than 70 defendants, including 11 individuals accused of two offenses and five alleged to have committed multiple offenses. In some charges, more than one defendant was named for alleged involvement in offenses. Charges ranged from aggravated robbery, sexual assault,...

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