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Charles Aiken
Feb26

Charles Aiken

Charles Edgar Aiken came into this world on April 1st, 1933 in Atlanta, Georgia, born to Loura Annabelle Futrelle, one of the first female political journalists in the United States, and Charles Grady Aiken, an Engineer for the Ford Motor Company. Charles grew up in Boston Massachusetts, and later attended Brookline High School with Art Donovan and Michael Dukakis. At Brookline he was an accomplished Football and Track and Field Star....

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Lady Cats Soccer Team Plays Hallsville Close Thursday But Comes Up Short, 4-3
Feb26

Lady Cats Soccer Team Plays Hallsville Close Thursday But Comes Up Short, 4-3

The Lady Cats Soccer Team has had a district campaign that has featured highs and lows. That continued Thursday night (February 25) in a 4-3 loss at Hallsville. For the first 20 minutes of the game, the Lady Cats took a 2-0 lead. Haylee Shultz scored both goals, one assisted by Janine Yamaguchi and the other unassisted. Then over the next 15 to 20 minutes, the Lady Bobcats answered with 3 goals of their own. Lady Cats Coach Javier...

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Carrolton Man Attempted To Pass A Forged Check At Sulphur Springs Bank
Feb26

Carrolton Man Attempted To Pass A Forged Check At Sulphur Springs Bank

A 40-year-old Carrollton man allegedly attempted to pass a forged check, at a South Broadway Street bank during the noon hour Feb. 25. He then allegedly compounded his troubles by taking off running when police arrived and called for him to stop just inside the bank. After a short chase, Christopher Andrew Stachel was taken to the ground and arrested. He was suspected to be impaired from methamphetamine; a pipe of the kind used to...

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Residents, Businesses Can Help County Qualify Next Level Of FEMA Funding
Feb26

Residents, Businesses Can Help County Qualify Next Level Of FEMA Funding

Hopkins County residents and businesses can help Hopkins County qualify for the next level of FEMA funding for damages incurred during the winter weather event last week and in doing so potentially help themselves as well. The next category for FEMA Assistance is Category 1A, the category for individual assistance, and requires documentation of financial impact from the “winter weather event of 2021.” “If you have...

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Wildcats Basketball Team Hits Second-Round Roadblock in 44-36 Area Loss to Midlothian
Feb26

Wildcats Basketball Team Hits Second-Round Roadblock in 44-36 Area Loss to Midlothian

It was a tale of two halves, Thursday, Feb. 25, as even though the Wildcats Basketball team led Midlothian in the area round of playoffs, the Wildcats could not keep up with the high-flying offense of the Panthers in the second half as the Wildcats fell to Midlothian in the Area round of playoffs, 44-36. Coach Clark Cipoletta’s squad took a big 13-4 lead after the first quarter, and looked to be on their way to a commanding win...

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Man Jailed In South Carolina On Hopkins County Warrant
Feb26

Man Jailed In South Carolina On Hopkins County Warrant

A 53-year-old was jailed in South Carolina on an outstanding Hopkins County warrant, according to arrest reports. No HCSO jail photo available for Matthew Roy Person Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office was notified the Mount Pleasant, South Carolina resident was in custody in Charleston County, South Carolina. HCSO Deputy Amanda Weatherford traveled to South Carolina, took custody of Matthew Roy Person at 6:11 p.m. Feb. 24....

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As Lightning Flashes, the Wildcats Soccer Team Gets Solid Home Win Over Hallsville at The Prim
Feb26

As Lightning Flashes, the Wildcats Soccer Team Gets Solid Home Win Over Hallsville at The Prim

Between lightning strikes and weather delays, the Wildcats Soccer Team managed to get a solid, 5-0 win over Hallsville at Gerald Prim Stadium Thursday night. Edgar Salazar scored two unassisted first half goals to give the Wildcats a 2-0 lead at halftime. The Wildcats scored three times in the second half. Uriel Santacruz scored the game’s third goal and Omar Hernandez added the last two. One was on a free kick and the other was...

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Wildcats Baseball Team Opens the Season with Loss to Host Tyler Legacy at Rose City Classic Thursday
Feb26

Wildcats Baseball Team Opens the Season with Loss to Host Tyler Legacy at Rose City Classic Thursday

There are bound to be better days for the Wildcats Baseball Team. Thursday, Feb. 25 the Wildcats opened the regular season with an 11-1 loss to host Tyler Legacy on day one of the 30th annual Rose City Classic at Mike Carter Field in Tyler. The game was halted in the bottom of the fifth inning due to the ten run rule. Legacy outhit the Wildcats 12-6. Neither team made an error. Hayden Hurst took the pitching loss for the Wildcats...

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Lady Cats Softball Team Splits Two Games in Allen Tournament Thursday
Feb26

Lady Cats Softball Team Splits Two Games in Allen Tournament Thursday

The Lady Cats Softball Team suffered both the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat on day one of the Allen Varsity Tournament Thursday, Feb. 25. The Lady Cats opened with a 12-2 loss to Rockwall. The Lady Cats built a 2-0 lead through the first two innings only to see the Lady Yellowjackets score 12 runs in the top of the third. The game went four innings. Rockwall outhit the Lady Cats 9-3. The Lady Cats had the games only error....

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Saltillo Basketball Cruises Past Midway to Advance to Quarterfinal Playoff
Feb26

Saltillo Basketball Cruises Past Midway to Advance to Quarterfinal Playoff

The Saltillo Lions Basketball team never faltered in the Area round of playoffs, cruising to a big win over Midway, 65-44 on Thursday, Feb. 25. The Lions led 15-6 over Midway, and continued their dominance into halftime, as they led the Panthers 32-23 going in to the second half. Saltillo out-scored Midway in every quarter except the second, as both teams scored 17. From there, though, it was all Lions, all the time, as Saltillo...

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