Miller Grove Student’s Art Wins Congressional Contest, To Be Displayed At US Capitol
May28

Miller Grove Student’s Art Wins Congressional Contest, To Be Displayed At US Capitol

Mother of Texas, winner of the Congressional Art Competition, 4th Congressional District Miller Grove High School student Bailee Shipp’s artwork will be displayed at the USCapitol for the next year. Shipp’s work was selected as the winner from Texas’ Fourth Congressional District. The Congressional Art Competition, the U.S. House of Representatives’ official art competition for high school students, allows each...

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SSHS 2022 Seniors Receive Almost $5 Million In Scholarship Offers And Military Awards
May27

SSHS 2022 Seniors Receive Almost $5 Million In Scholarship Offers And Military Awards

Sulphur Springs High School 2022 Seniors received almost $5 million in scholarship offers and military awards during the annual Senior Awards Ceremony. Scholarship offers totaled $2,939,460 and military awards accounted for the rest of the $4,919,460 announced during the senior awards assembly. The SSHS Senior Class of 2022 honor graduates, valedictorian and salutatorian, UIL Scholars, National Merit Scholar, and senior state Academic...

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Tran, Galvan Top 2022 Honor Graduates At Como-Pickton High School
May27

Tran, Galvan Top 2022 Honor Graduates At Como-Pickton High School

Sandra Tran and Leslie Galvan are the top 2022 Honor Graduates at Como-Pickton High School. Como-Pickton CISD Valedictorian Sandra Tran and Salutatorian Leslie Galvan Valedictorian Sandra Tran, daughter of Quynh Tran and Suong Van, will graduate May 27, 2022, with a 4.0 grade point average. She has attended Como-Pickton CISD for eight years. Tran was in the band and color guard from 10th to 12th grade, serving as Color guard captain...

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Cumby Man Accused Of Firing A Gun During Disturbance
May26

Cumby Man Accused Of Firing A Gun During Disturbance

A 49-year-old Cumby man was accused of firing a gun during a disturbance with a woman and her son Tuesday. Christopher Michael Parker(HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chris Baumann responded at 4:17 p.m. May 24, 2022, to what was reported as an active disturbance on County Road 4734. Upon arrival, he detained the 49-year-old male resident for further investigation. Christopher Michael Parker claimed he was...

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75-Year-Old Man Jailed For Possessing Child Pornography
May26

75-Year-Old Man Jailed For Possessing Child Pornography

A 75-year-old man was jailed Wednesday for possessing child pornography, which was reportedly found during a search of his home, according to arrest and sheriff’s reports. James Frank Neel (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint from someone who believed there to be child porn at the man’s address. An investigation was launched and evidence of child porn linked back to the North Davis...

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Como-Pickton Senior Awards Program 2022
May26

Como-Pickton Senior Awards Program 2022

Como-Pickton High School seniors were honored this week with scholarships, honors and awards. Overall, the CPHS Class of 2022 received more than $221,000 in scholarships at the annual awards program. Alyssa Corona leads the Pledge of Allegiance Kara Tifft, Hopkins county Veterans Patriot Scholarship Meghan Presley Cummins, Legacy Ag Credit Scholarship Como-Pickton Assistant Superintendent Lydia Walden presented Kara Tifft with a $500...

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3 Residents, TREAD Official Speak Out Against Solar Projects During Commissioners Court
May25

3 Residents, TREAD Official Speak Out Against Solar Projects During Commissioners Court

Four people addressed Hopkins County Commissioners during the public forum portion of the regular court meeting this week regarding large solar complexes planned to go up in Hopkins County. Dike resident Michele Barnes addresses the Commissioners Court Two Dike residents who expressed disapproval of Commissioners’ decision to grant a tax incentive for Hopkins Energy, LLC, the solar facility planned in the Dike area and a third pointed...

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Results Of May 24 Party Primary Runoff Election Results
May25

Results Of May 24 Party Primary Runoff Election Results

Below are the results of the Tuesday, May 24, 2022, Democratic and Republican Party Primary Runoff Elections, which determine who will represent their party on ballots on Nov. 8, 2022. It should be noted that all results are unofficial until canvassed. Texas Lieutenant Governor In the Democratic Runoff for lieutenant governor, Mike Collier received 104 votes and Michelle Beckley 74 votes in Hopkins County. The total for the state was...

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Request For A New, Different Type Of Ambulance Considered by Hospital District Board
May25

Request For A New, Different Type Of Ambulance Considered by Hospital District Board

A new, different type of ambulance was considered by Hopkins County Hospital District Board of Directors Tuesday night. Typically, EMS submits for HCHD Board approval in the budget process a truck remount. Monday evening, the board was asked to consider purchasing a new truck at a higher rate but with many additional safety features and more in line with current industry standards, at the recommendation of the department’s...

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CP Senior Recipient Of First Hopkins County Patriot Scholarship
May25

CP Senior Recipient Of First Hopkins County Patriot Scholarship

The 2022 Hopkins County Freedom Ball was graciously supported this year by various families and businesses in the community who donated to the organization’s scholarship fund. The first Hopkins County Veterans Patriot Scholarship is awarded to a student in Hopkins County who is involved in activities that support veterans in our community – like organizing or working at the Veterans Day School Program, or volunteering at...

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