Gun Reported Stolen In Houston Found During Hopkins County Traffic Stop
Oct11

Gun Reported Stolen In Houston Found During Hopkins County Traffic Stop

Ismael Gregorio-Ramirez A traffic stop on State Highway 11 Thursday evening resulted in location of a firearm that’d been reported to Houston authorities as stolen and one arrest. Texas Department of Public Safety trooper stopped a Toyota Scion around 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, on SH 11 for following too close behind another vehicle. On contact, the driver identified himself as 32-year-old Ismael Gregorio Ramirez of Como. The...

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Sulphur Springs Man Sentenced To 18 Years On Felony DWI Charge
Oct11

Sulphur Springs Man Sentenced To 18 Years On Felony DWI Charge

Justin Karl Roderick Justin Karl Roderick, 61, of Sulphur Springs man was sentenced Thursday afternoon to 18 years in Texas Department of Criminal Justice for driving while intoxicated, third or more offense, according to arrest reports. The charge stems from a May 1 traffic stop. Roderick was reportedly seen drinking while driving. He was stopped on Hillcrest Drive and allegedly admitted to having an open beer in the vehicle, and...

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Lady Cats, Wildcats Cross Country Qualify for Regional Meet at District Wednesday
Oct10

Lady Cats, Wildcats Cross Country Qualify for Regional Meet at District Wednesday

The Lady Cats Cross Country Team finished second and the Wildcats third as both teams qualified for the Regional Meet at the District Meet Wednesday (October 9) in Mount Pleasant. The Lady Cats were just 16 points behind Mount Pleasant. The Wildcats came in behind Mount Pleasant and Royse City, just 3 points behind the Bulldogs. The Lady Cats were led by senior Sydney Washburn who finished third overall while running her best time on...

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United Way 100 Percent Club, Updated Total For Oct. 8
Oct10

United Way 100 Percent Club, Updated Total For Oct. 8

Hopkins County United Way officers each week following a campaign workers report meeting reported how much has been collected that week and total toward the annual fundraiser, which businesses and organizations met or exceeded the posted goal set for their group, and details for the next meeting. This week, even after the meeting ended, funds kept coming in, with an additional $440 in donations turned in later Tuesday. “We are...

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SSPL Recognizes 3 Career Online High School Grads
Oct10

SSPL Recognizes 3 Career Online High School Grads

Sulphur Springs Public Library celebrates Pamela Daniels, Marquasha Hawkins and Heather Miller’s graduation from Career Online High School. Based on 2017 census records, 19 percent of adults living in the city of Sulphur Springs lack a high school diploma. There are many reasons that students are not able to complete a high school education in a traditional timeframe. A young person may be pushed out of school with discipline,...

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PJC Sulphur Springs News
Oct10

PJC Sulphur Springs News

PJC Sulphur Springs PTK inductees NEW HONOR SOCIETY MEMBERS The Beta Zeta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the two-year college honor society at Paris Junior College, held fall induction ceremonies for new members at the PJC-Sulphur Springs Center campus this week. To be eligible for membership, students must have a grade point average of 3.5. Newly inducted members L to R: Raven Wedeking, Wendy Springfield, Misty Partin, Sadie Hargrove,...

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Channel 18 News:  Thursday, October 10, 2019
Oct10
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Saltillo Cross Country Teams Finish 1st, 2nd at District
Oct10

Saltillo Cross Country Teams Finish 1st, 2nd at District

The Saltillo ISD Boys and Girls Cross Country teams had a successful day at the District meet. All six teams earned either first of second place honors. Saltillo Varsity Girls Cross Country Team The varsity girls won first place team honors. That group included Ofelia Cabrera, Chandler Bain, Brianna Tawil, Coach Bill Giles, Kristina Wade, Raegan Speir, Makensa Morris and Yadhira Alonso. Saltillo Varsity Boys Cross Country Team Varsity...

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EDC, WorkForce Commission Hosting Oct. 15 Conference
Oct10

EDC, WorkForce Commission Hosting Oct. 15 Conference

Sulphur Springs-Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation and Texas Workforce Commission are partnering to offer “Building our Future Workforce” Tuesday, Oct. 15. Registration for the event is $15, which includes lunch. The event is slated to begin at 9:30 a.m. and continue through 2 p.m. Oct. 15 at Sulphur Springs Country Club. The agenda includes presentations by TWC staff, round-table and open discussions. Topics...

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Mesquite Man Arrested Near Cumby On Reckless Driving, Drug Paraphernalia Charges
Oct10

Mesquite Man Arrested Near Cumby On Reckless Driving, Drug Paraphernalia Charges

A 19-year-old Mesquite man caught a deputy’s attention as he sped past him, stopped near an address for which he’d previously been issued a criminal trespass warning, and was jailed on two misdemeanor charge, according to sheriff’s reports. A sheriff’s deputy reported seeing a Honda Civic traveling at an excessive speed on FM 275 at County Rod 4792 about 9:40 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9; stationary radar showed the...

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