Deputies Found 2 Baggies Of Methamphetamine While Serving A Felony Warrant
Oct28

Deputies Found 2 Baggies Of Methamphetamine While Serving A Felony Warrant

2 Others Arrested On Felony Warrants As Well Deputies allegedly found 2 baggies of methamphetamine while serving a felony warrant. Two others were also arrested on unrelated felony warrants as well, according to arrest reports. Methamphetamine Arrest Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Tanner Steward and Deputies M. Poindexter and Bobby Osornio went to a South Moore Street residence Tuesday night, Oct. 27, in an attempt to...

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Oct. 28 COVID-19 Update: 37 New Cases, 2 Fatalities, 236 Active Cases
Oct28

Oct. 28 COVID-19 Update: 37 New Cases, 2 Fatalities, 236 Active Cases

Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials in the Oct. 28 COVID-19 update reported that 37 additional Hopkins County residents received positive lab-confirmed COVID-19 results in the last 24 hours and 2 additional COVID-19 fatalities were assigned to Hopkins County by Texas Department of State Health Services on Oct. 28 as well. October has officially surpassed September as the worst month this year in Hopkins...

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Chamber Connection: Thanks To Stew Contest Sponsors
Oct28

Chamber Connection: Thanks To Stew Contest Sponsors

By Lezley Brown, CEO/President, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce This year’s Hopkins County Stew Contest certainly looked different than it ever has before; 88 cooks were spread out over 14 acres, most people got their stew via the drive-through, and the park looked a bit empty. But, there was something that was the same … people had fun! The spirit of the stew contest remained in this year marked with cancellations, and we are so...

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Ribbon Cutting, Blessing For New Ruth And Jack Gillis Women’s Center Held Oct. 27
Oct28

Ribbon Cutting, Blessing For New Ruth And Jack Gillis Women’s Center Held Oct. 27

A ribbon cutting and blessing for the new Ruth & Jack Gillis Women’s Center was held Tuesday evening, Oct. 27, 2020 at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs. Officially unveiled to the community was the new new living Donor wall. It recognizes those who have made contributions to Hopkins County Health Care Foundation over the years. Janet Jordan and Judy Gillis and special guests at ribbon cutting for the Ruth and...

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Friends of NRA Fundraiser Dinner Will Benefit Local 4H Archery, Boy Scouts, Law Enforcement Youth Program
Oct28

Friends of NRA Fundraiser Dinner Will Benefit Local 4H Archery, Boy Scouts, Law Enforcement Youth Program

A BBQ dinner is part of a fundraising event set for Saturday evening November 14, 2020 at The Savannah venue in the North Hopkins area of Hopkins County. Fire and Company will provide the meal. The event is being put on through the charitable side of the NRA organization, which also raises money to support shooting sports. Tickets are being offered at $35 per person or $350 for a table. Diners can take part in auctions through the...

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New Book On The Shelf, ‘Blind Tiger – My Time in Vietnam’ By Local Author
Oct28

New Book On The Shelf, ‘Blind Tiger – My Time in Vietnam’ By Local Author

This memoir is available for purchase at the Hopkins County Genealogical Society Research Library, inside the public library, at 611 North Davis Street, Sulphur Springs, Texas. Blind Tiger-My Time in Vietnam By: Avery W Smith II  A “First Family” member of the Hopkins County Genealogical Society, Avery served in Vietnam as a Special Forces Advisor to the South Vietnamese Army, and finally at the U.S. Army Surveillance School at Ft...

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Oct. 27 COVID-19 Update: 18 New Cases, 199 Active Cases
Oct28

Oct. 27 COVID-19 Update: 18 New Cases, 199 Active Cases

Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials, in the Oct. 27 COVID-19 update, reported 18 new positive COVID-19 cases, more than double Monday’s new case count. That’s 626 Hopkins County residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 since March, including 265 who received positive results this month. Of the 626 residents, 427 have recovered and 199 still had the virus at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 27. HC/SSEM...

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Now is a Perfect Time to Add a New Tree or a Grouping of Shrubs to the Landscape by Mario Villarino
Oct27

Now is a Perfect Time to Add a New Tree or a Grouping of Shrubs to the Landscape by Mario Villarino

Developed by Dr. Mario A. Villarino, County Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources Hopkins County, Texas Finally, fall is here. The weather is becoming slightly cooler, and gardeners are slowly migrating back outdoors after record-breaking heat this summer. According to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension,  now is a perfect time to add a new...

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Suspicious Activity Investigation Results In Controlled Substance Arrest
Oct27

Suspicious Activity Investigation Results In Controlled Substance Arrest

A suspicious activity investigation conducted by Sulphur Springs Police Department Special Crimes Unit on South Hillcrest Drive resulted in a controlled substance arrest Monday afternoon. Deputies also made a felony warrant arrest and drug paraphernalia arrest Monday. Suspicious Activity Investigation Dylan Cole Anderson (HCSO jail photo) Sulphur Springs Police SCU responded around 4:30 p.m. Oct. 26 conducted investigation suspicious...

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United Way Has Collected 33 Percent Of $150,000 Goal
Oct27

United Way Has Collected 33 Percent Of $150,000 Goal

Hopkins County United Way has collected 33.3 percent of the $150,000 goal so far, with only 2 weeks left in the campaign. Campaign workers on Oct. 27 at the fourth campaign report meeting turned in another $7,318.50 in donations and pledged over the last week for this year’s campaign, increasing the overall total collected so far to $50,012.92. Campaign Chair Mike Horne encourages campaign workers to follow up on packets...

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