Channel 18 News:  Thursday, August 15, 2019
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Suspect Who Fled From Cumby Police Has Reportedly Been Arrested Inside The Royse City Walmart
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Suspect Who Fled From Cumby Police Has Reportedly Been Arrested Inside The Royse City Walmart

A vehicle pursuit initiated by Cumby police ended at a Royse City Walmart, which was evacuated to allow authorities to find the suspect. The suspect ran from his wrecked vehicle and attempted to hide inside the store. The man was taken into custody in Rockwall County. He was expected to transported by Cumby police to Hopkins County jail, after being arraigned in Rockwall County. The incident reportedly began when a Cumby police...

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‘Walk the Line’ Singer Shanna Carter Brings Musical Ties to Stage
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‘Walk the Line’ Singer Shanna Carter Brings Musical Ties to Stage

Shanna Carter told KSST listeners, “If not for the Reilly Springs Jamboree, I wouldn’t be here!” and by that, she meant her parents met as teens performing on that stage. Her mother Mary Rose was in the Asbill Trio with her siblings, and Shanna’s dad Don Carter performed with his brother Charles as the Carter Brothers. All three later became successful in music-related careers, and as Shanna recalled, “my...

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PJC Fall Registration Underway
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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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1 Man Jailed For Violating Probation, 2 For Bond Forfeiture Wednesday
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1 Man Jailed For Violating Probation, 2 For Bond Forfeiture Wednesday

Three men were taken into custody Wednesday morning, Aug. 14, by local officers on unrelated felony warrants, according to sheriff’s reports. Justin Dean Cowart Justin Dean Cowart, 32, of Yantis was taken into custody at 10:30 a.m. at the adult probation office by Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Steve Shing on warrant for violation of probation, which he was on the second-degree felony offense of online solicitation of a...

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Sheriff’s Officers Arrest Campbell Man In Cumby On Controlled Substance Charge
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Sheriff’s Officers Arrest Campbell Man In Cumby On Controlled Substance Charge

Kenneth Wayne Busby A suspicious person complaint resulted in discovery of methamphetamine and a 30-year-old Campbell man’s arrest Wednesday morning. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Richard Brantley and Investigator Wade Sheets responded at 9:37 a.m. Aug. 14 to a report of a suspicious person on FM 275 north. Deputies located and contacted 30-year-old Kenneth Wayne Busby of Campbell. A records check reportedly showed Busby...

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Cumby ISD Trustees Expected To Call For Bond Election At Aug. 15 Meeting
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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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Channel 18 News:  Wednesday, August 14, 2019
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Tira News for Aug. 14, 2019
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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
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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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