Channel 18 News:  Thursday, December 12, 2019
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Como In Pre-Construction Process For Sewer Plant Improvement Project
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Como In Pre-Construction Process For Sewer Plant Improvement Project

Como City Hall The City of Como is one step closer to officially reopening its police department, according to city staff. The city has been working since summer to obtain an official Texas Commission On Law Enforcement number, which is required to reestablish a police department and officially operate as a recognized law enforcement agency. TCOLE has reviewed the application, and the city officials anticipate receiving their official...

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On Thursday Game Day, Wildcats Basketball In Tourney, Lady Cats Soccer Has Home Scrimmage
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On Thursday Game Day, Wildcats Basketball In Tourney, Lady Cats Soccer Has Home Scrimmage

There are basketball and soccer games scheduled on this Thursday, Dec. 12, game day. The #3 ranked Wildcats Basketball Team opens play Thursday in the three-day 2019 Forney ISD Winter Classic with a pair of pool play games. The Wildcats play Ennis at 4:30 p.m. and then meet Rockwall-Heath at 7:30 p.m. Both games will be at Forney High School. Wildcats Coach Clark Cipoletta says Ennis is athletic and will play a zone defense that the...

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Sheriff: 8 Kilograms Of Methamphetamine Found During I-30 Traffic Stop In Brashear
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Sheriff: 8 Kilograms Of Methamphetamine Found During I-30 Traffic Stop In Brashear

A traffic stop on Interstate 30 in Brashear, TX early Thursday morning reportedly resulted in seizure of 8 kilograms of a suspected controlled substance by interdiction officers. A traffic stop was made near mile marker 116 on I-30 east at approximately 12:45 a.m. December 12th, 2019 by sheriff’s deputies. Officers from the Cumby Police Department assisted in the stop. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Lavender...

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DBA's 'Jingle Mingle' Ladies Night on Thursday Dec. 19 is     a Holiday Shopping Event!
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DBA's 'Jingle Mingle' Ladies Night on Thursday Dec. 19 is a Holiday Shopping Event!

The Sulphur Springs Downtown Business Alliance always encourages ‘shopping at home’ from local shops and restaurants. The December 19 ‘Ladies Night Out Jingle Mingle’ is an invitation to anyone and everyone to windowshop, shop and dine. As you go, sign up for prizes inside each store and enjoy the numerous in-store discounts, snacks and refreshments between 5:30 and 7:30 that evening. The more stores you visit,...

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Daniel E. Pierce
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Daniel E. Pierce

Celebration of Life for Daniel E. Pierce, 81, of Longview, will be held at 1 PM Friday, December 13, 2019 in the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home of Henderson with Dr. Gregg Zachary and Ben Terry officiating. Burial will follow at Glenfawn Cemetery in Rusk County. Services are under the direction of Rader Funeral Home of Henderson. The family will receive friends Friday from 12-1 prior to the service.Dan was born on August 13, 1938 in...

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Dike Woman Arrested For DWI Following I-30 Crash In Sulphur Springs
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Dike Woman Arrested For DWI Following I-30 Crash In Sulphur Springs

A 46-year-old Dike woman was reportedly jailed on a drunk driving charge Wednesday afternoon, following a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 30 in Sulphur Springs. The woman allegedly had an almost empty pint of brandy when troopers contacted her, and tested twice the legal limit on breath tests, according to arrest reports. A Texas Department of Public Safety trooper reported responding at 5:10 p.m. Dec. 11 near mile post 126 on I-30...

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Merger of Two Volunteer Fire Departments, Fundraising for New NH-SS Substation
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Merger of Two Volunteer Fire Departments, Fundraising for New NH-SS Substation

NH-SS VFD Chief Bobby Harris Earlier in 2019, the North Hopkins Volunteer Fire Department led by Chief Bobby Harris and the South Sulphur Volunteer Fire Department led by Chief Jim Rich merged into one department. It is now called the North Hopkins-South Sulphur Volunteer Fire Department. NH-SS VFD serves the fire region stretching from Hwy 11 West northward and northeasterly all the way to Hatchetville Road, east of Hwy. 19 North. A...

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Dallas Man Arrested In Cumby On Controlled Substance Charge
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Dallas Man Arrested In Cumby On Controlled Substance Charge

An Interstate 30 traffic stop by Cumby police early Wednesday morning resulted in a Dallas man’s arrest on a controlled substance charge, according to arrest reports. Cumby Police Sgt. Ray Embro reported seeing a Honda Odyssey van at 12:56 a.m. Dec. 11 with no license plate lights traveling in the left lane of I-30 near mile marker 111 without passing other vehicles. Embro initiated a traffic stop. Embro contacted the occupants:...

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Chamber Connection For Dec. 12, 2019
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Chamber Connection For Dec. 12, 2019

Attention All Chamber Members: Membership Directories are being prepared NOW! Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Lezley Brown Chamber members, we are going to print with the 2020 Membership Directory. We are going to have it ready for distribution the first part of January, so we need you to do a few things … Please go to www.HopkinsChamber.org and click in the directory search. Please check to make sure that we have the...

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