2 Como VFD Officers Arrested For Theft, Station 2 Taken Out Of Service
Aug16

2 Como VFD Officers Arrested For Theft, Station 2 Taken Out Of Service

Darren Dwayne “Bro” HarrisRoy George Darby Several months of investigation by Hopkins County Fire Marshal’s Office and Texas Rangers resulted in two longtime members of Como Volunteer Fire Department being jailed for misuse of fiduciary funds and the department being temporarily taken out of service, Hopkins County fire marshals said Friday afternoon. Como VFD Secretary\Treasurer Roy George Darby, 78, and Chief...

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FDA Cautions Pet Owners Not To Feed Texas Tripe Inc. Raw Pet Food Due To Salmonella, Listeria
Aug15

FDA Cautions Pet Owners Not To Feed Texas Tripe Inc. Raw Pet Food Due To Salmonella, Listeria

Some lots of Texas Tripe brand raw frozen pet food are being recalled due to several samples of Texas Tripe raw pet food testing positive for Salmonella and/or Listeria monocytogenes, bacteria that can cause illness and death in humans and animals. The FDA followed that on Aug. 15 with a caution for pet owners to check any Texas Tripe raw frozen food products before feeding their pets to be sure the food is not among the lot numbers...

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PJC Fall Registration Underway
Aug15

PJC Fall Registration Underway

Jonathan Cedillo of Sulphur Springs receives assistance from PJC-Sulphur Springs Center Assistant Director Iris Gutierrez, right, and Secretary Joselyne Sanchez Ambriz as he begins registration for classes at the Center. Early registration for the fall semester is underway. The fall semester begins August 26.

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Cumby ISD Trustees Expected To Call For Bond Election At Aug. 15 Meeting
Aug14

Cumby ISD Trustees Expected To Call For Bond Election At Aug. 15 Meeting

Cumby ISD facilities committee members Bobby Yarbrough, Joe Salinas and Jimmy Helfferich discuss curing a community meeting different points for school improvements if a school bond is passed in November. Cumby ISD Board of Trustees are expected to call for a bond election at their Aug. 15 meeting. Cumby Independent School District Board of Trustees are expected to meet for three different sessions on Thursday. During on, the school...

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Tira News for Aug. 14, 2019
Aug14

Tira News for Aug. 14, 2019

By Jan Vaughn Joyce Dodd reports that the next Bible Study at the Tira Methodist Church will be on Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 1 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Robert, Yvonne, and Wesley Weir flew to Atlanta on August first and were joined by Tony and Melinda Yantch, who took them to their Lake House in North Carolina at Lake Chatuge. Yvonne comments, “We had a grand time boating and enjoyed the cooler weather. We flew home on the 5th.” Yvonne...

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North Hopkins ISD Holds Inauguration Breakfast For Campus Police Department
Aug14

North Hopkins ISD Holds Inauguration Breakfast For Campus Police Department

Noth Hopkins ISD Police Chief Kelly Wiser addresses the staff and guests during the “inauguration” of the police department Aug. 13 at NHISD. Staff, trustees and members of the law enforcement community gathered Tuesday morning in North Hopkins Independent School District cafeteria to officially welcome Kelly Wiser as the new police chief for the school district. “This is a very special occasion, the official...

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Cumby VFD Honored; Town’s History Of Fire Protection Dates Back To 1870s
Aug13

Cumby VFD Honored; Town’s History Of Fire Protection Dates Back To 1870s

Hopkins County Commissioners Court and Fire Chief Andy Endsley recognize Cumby Volunteer Fire Department for their dedicated service to the community. The commissioners court and county fire chief also recognized Cumby VFD and expressed appreciation to them for their continued dedication to the community, with volunteers responding with apparatus housed both at the main station in Cumby and the substation in Brashear. The county is...

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Merger Of North Hopkins, South Sulphur VFDs Receives Approval Of Commissioners
Aug13

Merger Of North Hopkins, South Sulphur VFDs Receives Approval Of Commissioners

North Hopkins VFD Chief Bobby Harris and South Sulphur VFD Chief Jim Rich shake hands in agreement over the combining of the two departments, approved by Hopkins County Commissioners Court Monday morning, Aug. 12, 2019. A handshake between North Hopkins Volunteer Fire Department Chief Bobby Harris and South Sulphur VFD Chief Jim Rich marked what Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom called a “historic moment” in county...

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Channel 18:  Chamber of Commerce Open in their New Location
Aug12
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Winnsboro Police Department Report for August 5-11, 2019
Aug12

Winnsboro Police Department Report for August 5-11, 2019

Arrests Calum Foldenauer, age 22, of Pittsburg, was arrested on 08/08/2019 on a Hopkins County Warrant. Johnny Harless, age 54, of Winnsboro, was arrested on 08/08/2019 for Possession of Controlled Substance PG1>=4G<200G. Milton Figueroa Campos, age 33, of Pickton, was arrested on 08/09/2019 for Driving While Intoxicated with child under 15 years of age. Accidents The Winnsboro Police Department responded to a 1 vehicle accident on...

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