Ewton Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Controlled Substance Possession
Oct10

Ewton Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Controlled Substance Possession

Anthony Glenn Ewton, 52, of Sulphur Springs was sentenced Wednesday in the 8th Judicial District Court to 20 years in prison for controlled substance possession. Jury selection was scheduled Sept. 9, with the trial set two weeks later for Ewton on possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance on Jan. 13 and possession of 4 grams or more but less than 200 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance with...

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Cumby Man Accused Of Hiding Methamphetamine In His Boot
Oct10

Cumby Man Accused Of Hiding Methamphetamine In His Boot

Joshua Case Cumby police allege Joshua Case intentionally brought methamphetamine into a correctional facility in his boot. Cumby Police Officer Zack Steward reportedly stopped the 19-year-old Cumby man, who he knew did not possess a state-issued driver’s license, about 6:15 p.m. Oct. 9, on West Main Street. Case was taken into custody for no driver’s license. At the jail, he was asked questions and searched as part of the...

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“The Never Ending Story” Fantasy Takes Stage at Main Street Theater October 18-27
Oct10

“The Never Ending Story” Fantasy Takes Stage at Main Street Theater October 18-27

You may fondly remember the 1980’s children’s fantasy movie, ‘The Never Ending Story”. If so, you’ll want to take your offspring to see the stage version in Sulphur Springs this month! Community Players has cast more than two dozen local individuals for roles in this play, and a number of parents and their children were selected to play parts. “It’s serving as a kind of a hold-over from the...

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Hay Now: Some Advice On Hay by Mario Villarino
Oct10

Hay Now: Some Advice On Hay by Mario Villarino

Developed by Dr. Mario A. Villarino, County Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources Hopkins County, Texas One of the first considerations when purchasing hay is that it should be based on individual animal requirements. According to Dr. Vanessa Corriher-Olsen, forage specialist in Texas A&M AgriLife for optimal production, forage quality...

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Chamber Connection – Oct. 10, 2019
Oct10

Chamber Connection – Oct. 10, 2019

Lezley Brown By Lezley Brown, president and CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce The 50th Annual Hopkins County Stew Contest will be held at Buford Park on Saturday, Oct. 26. Stew service will begin at 10:45 a.m., and quart sales begin at 11:30 a.m. Stew tickets are already on sale at all local banks and at the Chamber of Commerce. Tickets are for all-you-can-eat of Stew for $6 each. T-shirts will also be available for $15 each....

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Cumby City Council Approves Resolution Calling For Special May 2 Election For Place 2 Alderman
Oct09

Cumby City Council Approves Resolution Calling For Special May 2 Election For Place 2 Alderman

Discussion On Annual Audit, Employee Manual, An Annexation Tabled Cumby City Hall, 100 East Main Street, Cumby, Texas The resignation of a recently appointed alderman marks the second in recent months, which could necessitate a May 2 special election of fill the Place 2 alderman seat on Cumby City Council. The city employee manual, rescinding the recent Alderman appointment and a resolution calling for a special May 2, 2020 election,...

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Meet Brent Smith, Hopkins County EMS Director
Oct09

Meet Brent Smith, Hopkins County EMS Director

Brent Smith loves his job and is pleased with the many ways in which Emergency Medical Services is being recognized across the State for the services it renders to the public. But he is especially pleased with the professional level of care and the continuity of services that Hopkins County EMS renders to persons in need of emergency transport and medical care. In fact, according to Brent, “our EMS vehicles are like a mobile...

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Lady Cats Volleyball Win Over Mount Pleasant
Oct09

Lady Cats Volleyball Win Over Mount Pleasant

Lady Cats Volleyball Takes Home Court Win Over Mount Pleasant, 3-0 Tuesday night. The Lady Cats Volleyball Team took care of business and defeated the Mount Pleasant Lady Tigers, 3-0 in the Main Gym at Sulphur Springs High School Tuesday evening (October 8). Score was 25-20, 25-18 and 25-19. With the win, the Lady Cats improved their district record to 2-2. It also made a 20 game winner out of Lady Cats Coach Bailey Dorner as the Lady...

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United Way $5,600 Closer To $165,000 Campaign Goal
Oct08

United Way $5,600 Closer To $165,000 Campaign Goal

Hopkins County United Way campaign worker collected $5,689.46 in campaign contributions and pledges, for a total of $41,410.54 of the $165,000 goal met so far. HCUW President Mike Jumper turned in four packets this week and reported he still has two donation packets out at local dentists offices and that for BackStory Brewer is still out too. Jumper reported Triple Crown Roofing, Miss Behavin’ (collected by another campaign...

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2019 NETBIO Cattleman’s Classic, Ribeye Round-Up A Success, Results
Oct08

2019 NETBIO Cattleman’s Classic, Ribeye Round-Up A Success, Results

Downtown was filled with people enjoying the NETBIO Cattleman’s Classic & Ribeye Round-Up Oct. 5, 2019. All 1,200 tickets sold out. Many stayed for the concert Saturday night. The 2019 NETBIO Cattleman’s Classic and Ribeye Round-Up was a huge hit Saturday, with thousands of people filling downtown to sample their picks from various contestants. The event offered 1,200 tickets and all were sold out by the start of the...

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