Merger of Two Volunteer Fire Departments, Fundraising for New NH-SS Substation
Dec12

Merger of Two Volunteer Fire Departments, Fundraising for New NH-SS Substation

NH-SS VFD Chief Bobby Harris Earlier in 2019, the North Hopkins Volunteer Fire Department led by Chief Bobby Harris and the South Sulphur Volunteer Fire Department led by Chief Jim Rich merged into one department. It is now called the North Hopkins-South Sulphur Volunteer Fire Department. NH-SS VFD serves the fire region stretching from Hwy 11 West northward and northeasterly all the way to Hatchetville Road, east of Hwy. 19 North. A...

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Dallas Man Arrested In Cumby On Controlled Substance Charge
Dec12

Dallas Man Arrested In Cumby On Controlled Substance Charge

An Interstate 30 traffic stop by Cumby police early Wednesday morning resulted in a Dallas man’s arrest on a controlled substance charge, according to arrest reports. Cumby Police Sgt. Ray Embro reported seeing a Honda Odyssey van at 12:56 a.m. Dec. 11 with no license plate lights traveling in the left lane of I-30 near mile marker 111 without passing other vehicles. Embro initiated a traffic stop. Embro contacted the occupants:...

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Chamber Connection For Dec. 12, 2019
Dec12

Chamber Connection For Dec. 12, 2019

Attention All Chamber Members: Membership Directories are being prepared NOW! Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Lezley Brown Chamber members, we are going to print with the 2020 Membership Directory. We are going to have it ready for distribution the first part of January, so we need you to do a few things … Please go to www.HopkinsChamber.org and click in the directory search. Please check to make sure that we have the...

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Sulphur Springs Man Jailed On 2 Warrants
Dec12

Sulphur Springs Man Jailed On 2 Warrants

David Lynn Petrea Officials contacted David Lynn Petrea, 49, of Sulphur Springs in the 200 block of Hinnant Street. A records check showed him to be wanted on two warrants for violation of probation, which he was on for criminal mischief resulting in $1,500 worth or more but less than $30,000 worth of loss, according to arrest and jail reports. Petrea was taken into custody and transported by Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy...

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Tira News For Dec. 12, 2019
Dec12

Tira News For Dec. 12, 2019

By Jan Vaughn The Community Christmas party is this Saturday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m. at the Community Center. Brisket and tea will be provided. Please bring a side dish and/or dessert and come enjoy a time of visiting with your neighbors. Tira Volunteer Firefighters will be recognized for their service to our community. The Christmas story will be read and Santa is planning to stop by and visit with the kids.  We want to express our...

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New Lady Cats Soccer Coach is Excited About His Team's First Scrimmage Thursday Night at The Prim
Dec11

New Lady Cats Soccer Coach is Excited About His Team's First Scrimmage Thursday Night at The Prim

New Lady Cats Soccer Coach Javier Aguayo said it’s exciting to think about his team’s first scrimmage of the season Thursday night at Gerald Prim Atadium against a strong Kilgore team. There will be a JV scrimmage at 5 p.m. A varsity scrimmage with the Lady Bulldogs will follow at around 7:15 p.m. Coach Aguayo said he thinks his Lady Cats will be ready. They have been practicing since December 2. He said they have been...

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When Forage is Scarce, Cattle Will Often Search for Alternative Food Sources by Mario Villarino
Dec11

When Forage is Scarce, Cattle Will Often Search for Alternative Food Sources by Mario Villarino

Developed by Dr. Mario A. Villarino, County Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources Hopkins County, Texas When forage is scarce, cattle will often search for alternative food sources. According to Dr. J. Powell, Extension Veterinarian in U-Arkansas when cattle are frequently grazed on pastures that may contain oak timber, the possibility exists...

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Channel 18 News:  Wednesday, December 11, 2019
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Wildcats and Lady Cats Basketball Teams Both Come Up Short on Tuesday
Dec11

Wildcats and Lady Cats Basketball Teams Both Come Up Short on Tuesday

New Boston Has Big Second Half to Top Lady Cats Basketball Team Tuesday Night It was the classic tale of two halves at the Main Gym at Sulphur Springs High School as the Lady Cats Basketball Team took on New Boston Tuesday (December 10) evening. The Lady Cats played a strong first half and led the Lady Lions, 32-14 at the break. New Boston had a big second half and the problem for the Lady Cats was that it was bigger than the Sulphur...

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Houston-Rosemont Building Razed
Dec11

Houston-Rosemont Building Razed

The property on the corner of Houston and Rosemont Streets before. Hopkins County Trustees could be seen mopping up the remains of the building that stood at Rosemont and Houston Streets Wednesday afternoon. Bundles of salvaged lumber were being loaded onto flatbed trailers. The property on the corner of Houston and Rosemont Streets on Wednesday December 11th, 2019. This is another step toward the construction of a new building on the...

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