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Suspicious Person Complaint Results in Controlled Substance Arrest
Oct12

Suspicious Person Complaint Results in Controlled Substance Arrest

A suspicious person complaint resulted in a controlled substance arrest, according to arrest reports. Brandon Ray Timmons Sulphur Springs Police Officers Silas Whaley and Cpl. Chris Rosamond reported finding Brandon Ray Timmons seated in a Chevrolet Equinox at the Eaton Drive address where the suspicious person was reported at 3:57 a.m. on Oct. 12, 2021. Timmons allegedly had a glass pipe of the kind commonly used to smoke...

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Two Men Jailed On Felony Charges
Oct12

Two Men Jailed On Felony Charges

At least two men were jailed on felony charges over the weekend, 2021, according to arrest and jail reports. Clifford Martin Wikoff Sulphur Springs Police Officer Sean Hoffman and Officer E. Jaime conducted a traffic stop on a Chevrolet 1500 at 11:59 a.m. Oct. 8, 2021 on Church Street. A records check showed occupant Clifford Martin Wikoff to be wanted by three other agencies on outstanding warrants. Wikoff’s truck was securely...

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Courtesy Stop On SH 19 North To Check On A Motorist Resulted In A Felony Arrest
Oct09

Courtesy Stop On SH 19 North To Check On A Motorist Resulted In A Felony Arrest

5 Others Arrested On Controlled Substance, Related Charges; Teen Jailed On Marijuana Charge What started off as a courtesy stop to check on a motorist in Birthright resulted in a felony controlled substance arrest, according to arrest reports. In unrelated incidents this week, a youth learned the consequences of having an illegal substance in a drug-free zone Friday, and at least four others were also booked into the county jail on...

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Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – Oct. 5, 2021
Oct06

Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – Oct. 5, 2021

Marc Maxwell presented the following monthly city manager’s report to Sulphur Springs City Council during their regular meeting Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021. COVID-19 RESPONSE –The Delta variant wave of COVID-19 seems to have peaked. The number of active cases in Hopkins County decreased 36% since our last meeting with 240 active cases as of October 3. There are 18 patients in the COVID unit at the hospital Monday (and 15 Tuesday),...

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Man Accused Of Assaulting Wife While Holding Machete-Style Knife
Oct01

Man Accused Of Assaulting Wife While Holding Machete-Style Knife

3 Other Men Arrested On Unrelated Assault Charges, 1 For Displaying Firearm In Public A 61-year-old Sulphur Springs man was accused assaulting his wife while holding a machete-style knife. Four other men were also arrested earlier this week on assault or weapon related charges, including a man accused of displaying a firearm in public, a man who struck a divorcing spouse in the head with a door, a man arrested on a felony assault...

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HCUW Recognizes Lead Donors To 2020-21 Campaign At Kickoff Lunch
Sep30

HCUW Recognizes Lead Donors To 2020-21 Campaign At Kickoff Lunch

Hopkins County United Way recognized lead donors to the 2020-21 campaign at a kickoff lunch, hosted at Sulphur Springs Country Club, in their honor. HCUW Board President Mike Horne welcomed those attending the luncheon and offered a prayer for the meal partaken. The United Way Board of Directors was acknowledged. Lead donors to the 2020-21 campaign included Flowserve, Sulphur Springs ISD, GSC Enterprises, City National Bank, CHRISTUS...

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Mississippi Man Arrested On 2 Manslaughter Warrants In Connection With 2020 Fiery Crash That Killed 2 Boys
Sep30

Mississippi Man Arrested On 2 Manslaughter Warrants In Connection With 2020 Fiery Crash That Killed 2 Boys

A 33-year-old man was arrested Wednesday at the District Court on 2 manslaughter warrants in connection with the 2020 fiery crash that killed 2 boys on Interstate 30 in Sulphur Springs. Photo released July 15, 2020 of Lidavin Zmotreal Truitt Lidavin Zmontreal Truitt, his sister, another man and two nephews were reportedly traveling east on Interstate 30 east around 5 a.m. May 24, 2020, destined for Mississippi when the crash occurred....

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Traffic Stop Results In Foot Pursuit, Controlled Substance Arrest
Sep22

Traffic Stop Results In Foot Pursuit, Controlled Substance Arrest

A Van Sickle Street traffic stop resulted in a foot pursuit and controlled substance arrest Tuesday morning, while a State Highway 19 traffic stop late Tuesday night netted 4 grams of methamphetamine a man tried to discard when a deputy search his SUV. Two other men were also arrested Tuesday on controlled substance and related charges, and a teen got to spend the night in for having marijuana in the jail parking lot, according to...

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Budget, Tax Rate, Utility Fees Receive Unanimous Approval From Sulphur Springs City Council
Sep22

Budget, Tax Rate, Utility Fees Receive Unanimous Approval From Sulphur Springs City Council

Ordinance Setting Master Fee Schedule Passes On 4-2 Vote Sulphur Springs City Council made short work of Tuesday evening’s special meeting, unanimously approving ordinances setting the budget, tax rate and utility fees for the 2021-2022 fiscal year and one authorizing updated service credits. Ordinance No. 2783 establishing a master fee schedule passed on a 4-2 vote. Although public hearings were held for each, no members of the...

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Thirteen Men Arrested On Felony Warrants Over Past Week By Local Authorities
Sep21

Thirteen Men Arrested On Felony Warrants Over Past Week By Local Authorities

Thirteen men were arrested on felony warrants by local authorities from Sept. 13-21, 2021, according to arrest and jail reports. Jacob Thomas Ramsey Sulphur Springs Police Officers Dustin Green and Sgt. Brandon Mayes spotted Jacob Thomas Ramsey walking at 9:18 a.m. Sept. 19, on the wrong side of Carter Street. They contacted him and conducted a records check. Communications operators advised the 26-year-old Sulphur Springs man had an...

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