Two-Vehicle Crash Resulted In One Death, 2 Being Flown To Trauma Center
Sep17

Two-Vehicle Crash Resulted In One Death, 2 Being Flown To Trauma Center

A two-vehicle crash resulted in one death and two people being flown from the I-30 service road, east of Sulphur Springs, to an area trauma center Friday morning, authorities reported. A four-door passenger car traveling east on the south I-30 service road east of FM 69 near Shaggy Road careened in to the back of a sanitation collection truck, trapping the three occupants of the car. Hopkins County 911 operators were contacted at 7:49...

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Missing Brashear Man Found Deceased In Crashed Vehicle In A Creek Off FM 2653 Friday
Mar29

Missing Brashear Man Found Deceased In Crashed Vehicle In A Creek Off FM 2653 Friday

A missing 55-year-old Brashear man was found deceased in a vehicle wedged down an embankment in a creek off FM 2653 around 2:40 p.m. Friday, March 26, 2021. A family member had reportedly contacted the sheriff’s officer early in the week to report the man missing. Local authorities responded around 2:40 p.m. Friday on FM 2653 south of Brasher, where a vehicle ran off the road, and stuck in a creek down a 10 foot embankment. A...

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Republican Candidates For District 2 Texas House Of Representatives Participate In Hopkins County Forum
Feb19

Republican Candidates For District 2 Texas House Of Representatives Participate In Hopkins County Forum

All three Republican candidates for Texas House of Representatives District 2 weighed in Monday on a number of current issues, including Second Amendment rights, agriculture, illegal immigration, abortion, property taxes and appraisals, and campaign finance. The three candidates participated in Hopkins County Republican Party’s Presidents’ Day Forum and fundraiser, for which more than 400 tickets were reportedly sold. The...

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Hopkins County Commissioners’ Court Meets Monday, February 25, 2019
Feb23

Hopkins County Commissioners’ Court Meets Monday, February 25, 2019

Hopkins County Commissioners Court will meet Monday, February 25, 2019 at 9 a.m. in the Commissioners’ Courtroom on the First Floor of the Hopkins County Courthouse located at 118 Church Street in Sulphur Springs. A work session will follow the regular meeting. The Agenda for the court includes: I.             Invocation...

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Jury Duty Cancelled for JP Court, Precinct 2, May 9th
May04

Jury Duty Cancelled for JP Court, Precinct 2, May 9th

Jury duty for Hopkins County Justice of the Peace Court, Precinct 2 for May 9, 2018, has been cancelled according to Judge Brad Cummings. Jurors do not need to report.

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Cummings Announces Intent to Seek Re-election as JP Precinct 2
Aug08

Cummings Announces Intent to Seek Re-election as JP Precinct 2

Judge Brad Cummings announces his intent to seek re-election for the Republican nomination for Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2. “It has been an honor and a pleasure to serve the citizens of Hopkins County as Justice of the Peace for the last 2 ½ years. I look forward to the opportunity to continue to provide assistance, compassion, and service to this county.” Judge Cummings was elected in 2014 and took office January 1, 2015.  Since...

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County, District Officials Take Oath Of Office For Another Term
Jan04

County, District Officials Take Oath Of Office For Another Term

County and district officials who were reelected in November 2022 in Hopkins County took the oath of office for another term Tuesday morning, Jan. 3, 2023, during a swearing in ceremony conducted in the second floor courtroom at Hopkins County Courthouse. All local nine candidates were unchallenged in their bids for reelection to their district, county and precinct offices and were the certified unopposed incumbent candidates on...

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4 Killed In 5-Vehicle Crash On State Highway 19 North Sunday
Dec05

4 Killed In 5-Vehicle Crash On State Highway 19 North Sunday

Nine Others Transported by Ambulance To Hospital For Injuries Sustained In Crash At least four people are reported to have been killed in a 5-vehicle crash, which shut down State Highway 19 north for more than 3 hours Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022. Nine others were transported by ambulance to the hospital for treatment of injuries, eight with what were reported as non-incapacitating injuries and one with capacitating injuries, authorities...

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Republicans Rally Around Stump Speakers
Sep13

Republicans Rally Around Stump Speakers

Republicans rallied around stump speakers while enjoying homemade ice cream, popcorn and hot dogs Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022, at Hopkins County Civic Center. The prevailing message carried throughout the 2nd Old Time Political Rally hosted by Hopkins County Republican Party was the need to make a big push to get everyone possible to Stephen Willeford, national spokesman for Gun Owners of America and “The Good Man and a Gun”...

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1 Killed In 18-Wheeler Crash on I-30 Over The Weekend
Jul19

1 Killed In 18-Wheeler Crash on I-30 Over The Weekend

Truck Wreck Tuesday Afternoon Impacts I-30 Traffic For 4 Miles Through Sulphur Springs One person was killed in an 18-wheeler crash on I-30 over the weekend, one of many crashes reported on the interstate this summer. In fact, a truck wreck Tuesday afternoon had impacted traffic for at least four miles west of the crash site on I-30 and 4-6 miles east of the crash site for over 2 hours; travel delays were ongoing at 2:30 p.m. A fatal...

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