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Construction Project, Repairs Discussed By Commissioners Court
Jan23

Construction Project, Repairs Discussed By Commissioners Court

Hopkins County Commissioner Court, during a work session this week, discussed a construction project and needed repairs at county facilities. Inmates remove debris from a demolished building to clear the site for a new county building at the corner of Rosemont Street and Houston Street. Tom Glossup reported construction on the new building to be located at the corner of Houston and Rosemont Streets is expected to really get under way...

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Hawkins Man In Custody in Hopkins County On 2 Outstanding Charges
Jan23

Hawkins Man In Custody in Hopkins County On 2 Outstanding Charges

Stephen Johnson A 30-year-old Hawkins man was in custody at Hopkins County jail Thursday morning on a two local warrants. Stephen Johnson was taken into custody at 11:30 a.m. January 22, 2020 at the Joe F. Gurney Unit of Texas Department of Criminal Justice in Palestine. Johnson was transported to Hopkins County jail, where he was held on warrants for violation of probation on a burglary of a habitation charge and bond forfeiture on a...

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Investigation Of Possible Gravel Scam Results In Warrant Arrest
Jan22

Investigation Of Possible Gravel Scam Results In Warrant Arrest

Prince Damon Long An investigation into a suspected gravel scam resulted in a 34-year-old Texarkana, Arkansas man being arrested shortly before noon Tuesday on FM 275 at County Road 1142 on a warrant. Hopkins County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched Tuesday morning, Jan. 21, to more than one complaint of people contacting residents to whom they were trying to sell pavement or rocks, according to sheriff’s reports....

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Sulphur Springs Teen Jailed On Warrant
Jan21

Sulphur Springs Teen Jailed On Warrant

Chanin A. Holiness A 17-year-old Sulphur Springs resident was jailed Monday, Jan. 20, on two warrants. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Aaron Chaney reported contacting Chanin A. “Chico” Holiness at the Hopkins County Law Enforcement Center. Upon confirming Holiness to have outstanding warrants, Chaney at 11:30 a.m. escorted the teen into the jail, where he was released to jail staff for booking, according to arrest...

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Burglary Investigation Results In Location of Stolen Vehicles and Weapons, Tools, Methamphetamine; 5 Arrests
Jan18

Burglary Investigation Results In Location of Stolen Vehicles and Weapons, Tools, Methamphetamine; 5 Arrests

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office patrol trucks An investigation into a recent burglary resulted in five felony arrests; cleared cases in two counties; resulted in recovery of 10 stolen weapons, two stolen vehicles and multiple tools; and discovery of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, according to sheriff’s and arrest reports. Credited for their involvement in the investigation were Hopkins County Sheriff’s...

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Wood County Sheriff’s Report For Jan. 1-7, 2020
Jan17

Wood County Sheriff’s Report For Jan. 1-7, 2020

Wood County Sheriff’s Office patrol car Wednesday, Jan. 1 Deputies were dispatched to FM 2225 in Quitman at 12:03 a.m. regarding a dispute. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.At 1:32 a.m., deputies were dispatched to Elmwood Lane in Hawkins regarding a stolen car. Deputies and Holly Lake Security were able to determine the location of the involved vehicle and clear the incident.Deputies were...

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3 Jailed in Hopkins County For Violation Of Probation
Jan17

3 Jailed in Hopkins County For Violation Of Probation

At least three people were jailed Thursday afternoon on felony charges, including a Sulphur Springs woman found in possession of methamphetamine following arrest on a misdemeanor charge, according to arrest reports. Deanna Leigh Boyett Deanna Leigh Boyett, 57, of Sulphur Springs was taken into custody at 8:57 a.m. Jan. 16, by Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Richard Brantley at the adult probation office for violation of...

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Sheriff's Officers Warn Residents To Be Alert For Possible Driveway Scammers
Jan17

Sheriff's Officers Warn Residents To Be Alert For Possible Driveway Scammers

Hopkins County residents are warned to be cautious of people offering to perform unsolicited driveway repair work as they may be scammers. Sheriff Lewis Tatum was notified this week of people soliciting driveway repair work in the Northwest portion of Hopkins County. A deputy was able to make contact with the suspects, reportedly driving a silver pickup with a lightbar. The suspects have been warned not to use illegal practices when...

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Sulphur Springs Man Sentenced On Controlled Substance Charge
Jan16

Sulphur Springs Man Sentenced On Controlled Substance Charge

Randy Lynn Webb A 35-year-old Sulphur Springs man was sentenced Wednesday to serve 10 months in a state jail for possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance, according to arrest and jail reports. Randy Lynn Webb was scheduled to appear at 9 a.m. Jan. 15 in the district court for a sentencing hearing on the controlled substance charge. Webb was taken into custody at 10:09 a.m. at the courthouse after being...

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Sulphur Springs Man Receives 18-Year Prison Sentence For Choking Assault Of His Wife
Jan15

Sulphur Springs Man Receives 18-Year Prison Sentence For Choking Assault Of His Wife

Ricky Lee Wyly Ricky Lee Wyly II, 41, of Sulphur Springs was sentenced by 8th Judicial District Judge Eddie Northcutt Tuesday, Jan. 14, to 18 years in prison for the July 5, 2019, assault of his wife that impeded her breathing. Assistant District Attorney Jodi Cox described the case as “a domestic violence case where a husband physically assaulted and terrorized his wife and children with his violent behaviors.” The family...

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