Wood County Sheriff’s Report For Aug. 7-13, 2019
Aug16

Wood County Sheriff’s Report For Aug. 7-13, 2019

August 7 Deputies were dispatched to County Road 2377 near Alba, at approximately 12:40 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.Deputies were dispatched to County Road 1670 near Alba, at approximately 12:40 a.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.At 7:05 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 515 near Winnsboro.At 8:12 a.m., cows were...

Read More
Lady Cats Volleyball Team Snaps Two Match Losing Streak With Pair of Tourney Wins Thursday
Aug16

Lady Cats Volleyball Team Snaps Two Match Losing Streak With Pair of Tourney Wins Thursday

The Lady Cats Volleyball Team won both their pool games Thursday (August 15) at the Hardman/Watson Varsity Volleyball Tournament in Wills Point. The Lady Cats downed Emory Rains, 2-1 with the score by set being 25-17, 27-29 and 25-20 and defeated Tatum, 2-0 with the set score being 25-9 and 25-18. Lady Cats Coach Bailey Dorner said the Lady Cats looked good in both wins. She said the Lady Cats did not let up and fought to the end....

Read More
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...

Read More
Wildcats Marching Band Ends Summer Band With Traditional Squad Off at Prim Stadium Thursday
Aug16

Wildcats Marching Band Ends Summer Band With Traditional Squad Off at Prim Stadium Thursday

The Wildcats Marching Band marked the end of summer band with its’ traditional Squad Off Thursday evening (August 15) at Gerald Prim Stadium. A good number of parents and other band boosters attended. During the Squad Off, the euphonium section, formerly called baritone horns, took first place. They were the last squad left outlasting the clarinets. Then the band performed for the first time this season before an audience. The...

Read More
Manhunt Underway In Delta County
Aug16

Manhunt Underway In Delta County

From Delta County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page. Sheriff’s deputies and other law enforcement personnel are conducting manhunt in Delta County for a suspect allegedley wanted for theft. Citizens are warned to not approach the subject and to avoid the area of the search.

Read More
Wildcats and Lady Cats Cross County Teams Get Glimpse of Main District Foes at Saturday Tri-Meet
Aug16

Wildcats and Lady Cats Cross County Teams Get Glimpse of Main District Foes at Saturday Tri-Meet

Wildcats and Lady Cats Cross County Teams Get Glimpse of Main District Foes at Saturday Tri-Meet The Wildcats and Lady Cats Cross Country Teams open their season Saturday (August 17) in an unusual fashion. Both teams will run in a tri-meet at Royse City against the host and Mount Pleasant. That means the expected top three teams in the district will be getting an early look at each other. Like in intrasquad meets to open the season in...

Read More
Warren Edward King
Aug16

Warren Edward King

Funeral Service for Warren Edward King, age 87, of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel with Rev. Johnny Wheat officiating and Captain John Garrison assisting. Interment will follow at Yantis Cemetery with Coleman Loose, Davis Loose, Matthew King, Will King, Kenzie Adams and Landis Adams serving as pallbearers and Winford Wilson, Kenneth Jenkins, Billy Baker, Eugene...

Read More
Bobbie Nell Brown
Aug16

Bobbie Nell Brown

Bobbie Nell Brown, of Pickton, Texas, passed away on August 15, 2019. Mrs. Brown was born on October 10, 1927, in Pickton, Texas to William Attaway and Lillie (Wilson) Attaway. She was a lifelong resident of Pickton and enjoyed many years out in the country with her beloved husband Ottis. Mrs. Brown was baptized at Caney Baptist Church in Pickton. She loved sewing and especially loved spoiling her grandchildren and great-grandchildren...

Read More
Cumby Police Arrest Mount Pleasant Man On Controlled Substance Charge
Aug16

Cumby Police Arrest Mount Pleasant Man On Controlled Substance Charge

Harry Cleatis Coleman Cumby police arrested a 40-year-old Mount Pleasant man early Thursday morning after finding a bag of suspected methamphetamine in his vehicle during a routine traffic stop. Cumby Police Sgt. Ray Embro reported a westbound Dodge 1500 pickup caught his attention around 4 a.m. Aug. 15 as it passed him on FM 499 at County Road 4722 because passenger’s side headlight on the truck was defective, as were the...

Read More
Man Who Ran From Cumby Police In Hopkins County Jail On Three Charges
Aug16

Man Who Ran From Cumby Police In Hopkins County Jail On Three Charges

Jordan Isaiah Cockrum The 20-year-old man who allegedly fled from Cumby police to Royse City, where he was arrested inside of a Walmart, has been indentified as Jordan Isaiah Cockrm. Cockrm was transported Thursday evening to Hopkins County jail, where he remained Friday morning in lieu of $2,000 bond on a resisting arrest charge, $35,000 bond on an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge and $15,000 bond on an evading arrest...

Read More