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Lady Cats Softball Team Begins Practice Friday as Coach Carrillo Starts His 14th Year Here
Jan23

Lady Cats Softball Team Begins Practice Friday as Coach Carrillo Starts His 14th Year Here

Coach David Carrillo Friday (January 24) is the first day the UIL allows softball teams to have after school practice. The Lady Cats will more than likely end up in the Multipurpose Building Friday after all the rain this week. Veteran Coach David Carrillo begins his 14th year as Lady Cats Head Coach. He says the first practice day is exciting with a new year, new team, new people. Coach Carrillo lost 10 seniors off of last...

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Channel 18 News:  Thursday, January 23, 2020
Jan23
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Dr. Fred Fuentes to Shine a Light on LAMP at Harvard Presentation
Jan23

Dr. Fred Fuentes to Shine a Light on LAMP at Harvard Presentation

COMMERCE, TX— Dr. Fred Fuentes, executive director for enrollment management at A&M-Commerce, will present “Borders, Bridges and Bad Hombres: The stereotypes and realities of being LatinX in 2020” at the National Diversity in Leadership Conference in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His presentation will be held at the prestigious Harvard University, where Fuentes says he will hope to open some eyes about what it means to be LatinX...

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Hawkins Man In Custody in Hopkins County On 2 Outstanding Charges
Jan23

Hawkins Man In Custody in Hopkins County On 2 Outstanding Charges

Stephen Johnson A 30-year-old Hawkins man was in custody at Hopkins County jail Thursday morning on a two local warrants. Stephen Johnson was taken into custody at 11:30 a.m. January 22, 2020 at the Joe F. Gurney Unit of Texas Department of Criminal Justice in Palestine. Johnson was transported to Hopkins County jail, where he was held on warrants for violation of probation on a burglary of a habitation charge and bond forfeiture on a...

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19 City Streets Identified For Improvements in 2020
Jan23

19 City Streets Identified For Improvements in 2020

As many as 19 city streets in Sulphur Springs have been identified for improvements through the annual paving program this year, funding permitting, according to Sulphur Springs Community Development Director Tory Niewiadomski. Overall, the city hopes to be able to pave 5.4 miles of streets, twice as much work as in recent years, thanks to the street maintenance fee charged on utility bills. This would allow for improvements on...

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Paris Junior College  President’s and Dean’s Lists
Jan23

Paris Junior College President’s and Dean’s Lists

Paris Junior College is pleased to announce that nearly 175 students were named to the President’s and Dean’s lists for academic achievement during the fall 2019 semester.To be eligible for the President’s List, students must earn a 4.0 grade point average, (straight A’s) on a minimum of 15 semester hours. Those on the Dean’s List must have a minimum of a 3.5 grade point average for at least 15 semester hours and have no grade lower...

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Cumby Police Arrest Man At Post Office On Felony Warrant
Jan23

Cumby Police Arrest Man At Post Office On Felony Warrant

Waylon Wade Underwood A 41-year-old Cumby man was taken into custody at the Cumby Post Office Wednesday evening on a felony warrant. Cumby Police Officer Zack Steward reported seeing a 2005 Hyundai Sonata registered to Waylon Wade Underwood just before 5:30 p.m. Jan. 22. Aware that Underwood had an active warrant, Steward contacted Underwood in the vehicle from the driver’s side window at Cumby Post Office, the CPD officer...

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Gala Time is Almost Here!
Jan23

Gala Time is Almost Here!

The 2019-2020 Lights of Life Campaign & Gala Chairs are Dr. David and Pam Black. The couple were selected during summer 2019 and are excited that the culmination of the successful fundraising season is almost here. The Blacks have a longstanding commitment to the community and our hospital and are truly the perfect choice to lead the efforts of the Lights of Life Campaign for the Hopkins County Healthcare Foundation. From the KSST...

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Mount Vernon Man Arrested In Sulphur Springs On Warrants
Jan23

Mount Vernon Man Arrested In Sulphur Springs On Warrants

Kevin Ron Wooten Jr. A 25-year-old Mount Vernon, TX man was arrested on North Davis Street Wednesday night on a felony Hopkins County warrant and two traffic warrants. Sulphur Springs Police Sgt. Chris Rosamond and Officer Chad Norris reportedly received information about Kevin Ron Wooten Jr. being at a location in the 100 block of North Davis Street. At least one of the arresting officers recognized Wooten on sight. The warrants were...

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Chamber Connection — Jan. 23, 2020
Jan23

Chamber Connection — Jan. 23, 2020

By Lezley Brown, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce president/CEO Lezley Brown Who is ready to be a light in 2020? It is with great pleasure that the 2020 Board of Directors invites you to the 94th Annual Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Banquet on Thursday, Feb. 13, at 6 p.m. at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center. Tickets are already going fast! We will host a Networking Cocktail Happy Half Hour at 6 p.m. Dinner will be...

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