Step Pay Increase Approved For Sulphur Springs Police Department Officers
Apr08

Step Pay Increase Approved For Sulphur Springs Police Department Officers

Sulphur Springs City Council Tuesday night approved a step pay raise for police officers. All certified officers will be getting a $4,000 increase per step of the officer step plan, which is equivalent to a 7 percent increase on average. New Sulphur Springs Police Department patrol vehicle Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jason Ricketson reported the department lost six officers in the last three years, and currently has two officers who...

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Update: Tip Results In Two Arrests And Recovery of Two Stolen Vehicles
Apr08

Update: Tip Results In Two Arrests And Recovery of Two Stolen Vehicles

A tip to Hopkins County sheriff’s officers Tuesday resulted in two arrests and recovery of two stolen vehicles, according to sheriff’s reports. Dalton Eugene Tucker Hopkins County Sheriff’s deputies reported receiving a tip indicating where they might find a lime green tow truck that had been reported April 6 to Greenville Police Department as stolen, according to arrest reports. The stolen wrecker, valued at more...

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Chamber Connection- April 9
Apr08

Chamber Connection- April 9

By Lezley Brown, CEO/President, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Here are a few things I wanted to share with you today… I’m seeing some of the most beautiful and heartwarming things happening in our community. We have such good people doing such good things. Keep it up, my friends… I think we are in for a long haul. But don’t think about the long haul, just think about today. How can I make today awesome for someone? My youngest...

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Hicks: Navigating Tough Financial Times During The COVID-19 Pandemic
Apr08

Hicks: Navigating Tough Financial Times During The COVID-19 Pandemic

By Johanna Hicks Johanna Hicks, B.S., M.Ed., Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Family & Community Health Agent, Hopkins County, P.O. Box 518, 1200-B West Houston, Sulphur Springs, TX 75483; 903-885-3443; [email protected] In addition to health concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, many individuals and families are also having to deal with unexpected financial concerns.  For many people, the situation has been just as...

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What To Know Before Taking On A Backyard Poultry Flock
Apr07

What To Know Before Taking On A Backyard Poultry Flock

By Dr. Mario Villarino Mario Villarino DVM, Ph.D. Hopkins County Extension Agent for Ag and NR 1200B Houston Street Sulphur Springs, Texas 75482 903-885-3443 Backyard chicken flocks for meat or egg production are a growing trend among rural, suburban and even urban dwellers, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Craig Coufal, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension poultry specialist and associate professor in the College of...

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Channel 18:  Signs of the Times
Apr07
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Anonymous Donor Sends Lunch To EMS
Apr07

Anonymous Donor Sends Lunch To EMS

Redneck Bar & Grill was contacted by KSST early this week to help an anonymous donor send lunch to paramedics and EMTs on duty at Hopkins County EMS. Zane Darling, owner of Redneck said, “This was a selfless act of an individual to thank those serving our community during these tough times.” He continued by saying his staff was proud to prepare and deliver the meals. EMS Director, Brent Smith accepted the meals on...

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Geneva Dale Rudnicki
Apr07

Geneva Dale Rudnicki

Funeral service for Geneva Dale Rudnicki, of Tool, TX, will be held on Wednesday, April 8, 2020, at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel, in Emory.  Visitation will be held one hour prior.  Due to the current regulations we will only be able to allow 10 people in the building at one time.  So we will be having to abide by these rules and keep the visitation moving along as quickly as possible.  Thank you...

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SSPD: Sulphur Springs Man Arrested For Running From SCU Investigators
Apr07

SSPD: Sulphur Springs Man Arrested For Running From SCU Investigators

A 29-year-old Sulphur Springs man arrested for running from police Monday morning, claimed he runs from police every time they contact him, officers alleged in arrest reports. Sulphur Springs Police Department patrol cars Sulphur Springs Police Department Special Crimes Unit officers reported attempting to detain the man for pulling on the front doors and entering back yards at multiple residences in the 600 block of Texas Street...

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Paris Junior College Joins Online East Texas Giving Day
Apr07

Paris Junior College Joins Online East Texas Giving Day

On April 28, Paris Junior College will join over 143 nonprofit organizations throughout north and east Texas as part of East Texas Giving Day.  For the third year a generous anonymous donor has stepped up to match up the first $5,000 raised. Pre-scheduled gifts began coming in on Monday, April 6. “On April 28, from 6 a.m. to midnight, PJC Alumni, former students, friends, businesses, and everyone with a passion to help others are...

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