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How Gold Stars, Surcharge Repeal Impact Driver’s Licensing, State ID Cards
Aug29

How Gold Stars, Surcharge Repeal Impact Driver’s Licensing, State ID Cards

Many adults will recall working hard to earn a gold star on paperwork. Texans who haven’t renewed their driver’s licenses or state ID cards since 2016 will receive a gold star from Texas Department of Public Safety if they do so before Oct. 1, 2020. Those who don’t renew before Oct. 1, 2020, could be barred from boarding domestic flights and federal buildings, per the REAL ID Act of 2005. And, that’s just one...

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Winnsboro Man Accused Of Swinging Knife At Another Man During Fight About A Sulphur Springs Woman
Aug14

Winnsboro Man Accused Of Swinging Knife At Another Man During Fight About A Sulphur Springs Woman

A 23-year-old Winnsboro man was accused Tuesday evening of wrestling another man to the ground, then swinging a pocket knife at him. The disturbance started when Cody Gene Pyron became upset a woman chose the other man as her boyfriend instead of him, according to arrest reports. Sulphur Springs police officers were dispatched around 6:30 p.m. to Quail Ridge Apartments, where they were told an active disturbance involving a knife was...

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Mount Vernon Woman Who Nearly Side-Swiped 18 Wheeler Jailed On Felony DWI Charge
Jul13

Mount Vernon Woman Who Nearly Side-Swiped 18 Wheeler Jailed On Felony DWI Charge

Amanda K. Miller A 40-year-old Mount Vernon woman was arrested Friday night after nearly side-swiping a truck-tractor semi-trailer on Interstate 30, marking at least the fifth time she’s been arrested for drunken driving, two of which lead to convictions, troopers alleged in arrest reports. Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Arturo Ugalde reported stopping 40-year-old Amanda K. Miller around 9:40 p.m. at mile marker 130...

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Pre-K, Kindergarten Round Up Continues Tuesday At North Hopkins Elementary
Apr29

Pre-K, Kindergarten Round Up Continues Tuesday At North Hopkins Elementary

North Hopkins Elementary Pre-kindergarten and Kindergarten Round Up kicked off Monday, and will continue from 9 a.m. To noon Tuesday, April 30, in the elementary office for new-to-the-district students. Early registration does not assure your child a spot in prekindergarten. “In order to ensure the safety of the children and the quality of their education we will only be able to accept a certain number,” Kodi Wright stated in a letter...

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City-Wide Clean Up Announced For April 8-13
Mar27

City-Wide Clean Up Announced For April 8-13

Sulphur Springs residents will have an opportunity next month to get rid of unwanted most household items during the city’s annual City-Wide Clean Up. marc maxwell The clean up will be conducted 1/4-mile east of Flowserve from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, April 8 through Saturday, April 13. “About half the time, people bring tree limbs and brush, sofas, things of that nature. Unfortunately, if we don’t do this, things might...

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Voter Registration Cards Contain Error; Will Not Affect Casting Ballot in Elections
Dec09

Voter Registration Cards Contain Error; Will Not Affect Casting Ballot in Elections

If you have a middle name, your 2016-2017 Voter Registration Card will reflect that name first on the left hand side. The error will not affect your ability to vote, according to Debbie Jenkins,  Hopkins County Tax Assessor Collector. Jenkins said it would cost the county $5,000 to correct the error if they had chosen to do so. The new voter registration cards were mailed Friday, December 4th prior to the December 6th state deadline....

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Bulkley Trucking History and Upcoming Driver’s Event
Mar19

Bulkley Trucking History and Upcoming Driver’s Event

With a home in Hopkins County, Buckley Trucking is an over the road Trucking Company specializing in time and tempersture-sensitive freight. At age 19, Clint Buckley started the company with a license and just one truck. Today the trucking firm remains locally owned and operated, has 60 trucks on the road and employs over 100 persons. Each spring drivers with the best fuel mileage and performance are recognized. This year’s...

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10 Arrested On Controlled Substance And Related Charges
Mar27

10 Arrested On Controlled Substance And Related Charges

Ten people were jailed on controlled substance and related charges on Friday and early Saturday – two for having methamphetamine and marijuana in their room, five on drug paraphernalia charges, and three on warrants, according to arrest reports. South Broadway Street Arrests Officers went to a South Broadway Street address to serve a felony warrant, found 2.6 grams of suspected methamphetamine, about 5 ounces of marijuana and...

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Pickton Man Sentenced On 5 Indecency With A Child Cases
Feb26

Pickton Man Sentenced On 5 Indecency With A Child Cases

8 Others Also Sentenced in District Court This Week A 35-year-old Pickton man was sentenced on five indecency with a child cases during a hearing conducted in the 8th Judicial District Court. One man was sentenced on a fraud charge and another on a theft of firearm charge. Six others appeared in court for controlled substance offenses. Another man is scheduled for a future sentencing hearing on a theft charge. Noe Negrete Noe Negrete...

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Sulphur Springs Woman Returned To Hopkins County Jail On Warrant
Feb04

Sulphur Springs Woman Returned To Hopkins County Jail On Warrant

A 22-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was returned to Hopkins County jail Wednesday morning on a felony warrant, according to arrest reports. Harleah Irene Petrea (HCSO jail photo) A Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office employee took custody of Harleah Irene Petrea at an Intermediate Sanction Facility around 8:45 a.m. Feb. 3 and transported her to Hopkins County jail. She was booked at 10:30 a.m. Feb. on a warrant for abandoning or...

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