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Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Douglass ECLC has partnered with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library and would love nothing more than to get all Hopkins County children, four years old or younger, registered!  Two years ago, Mothers’ Culture Club generously provided seed money to get the program up and running. With the district’s decision to restructure, kickoff ...

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Former Hopkins County Commissioner Injured In Tractor Accident

Former Precinct 2 Hopkins County Commissioner, Mike O’Dell, is recovering after he was run over by a tractor south of Como. He was flown to CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler after the accident. He suffered several severe injuries and reportedly had surgery on his pelvis. It’s not known how ...

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Hopkins County Bookings

Chassidy Burrell Hopkins County Deputies arrested 34-year-old Chassidy Deanne Burrell for Possession of more than 28 but less than 200 grams of a Penalty Group 2 Controlled Substance. She was also charged on a warrant with violating her parole. No bond was set and she remains in the Hopkins County ...

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Texarkana Pastor Wanted For Child Abuse Surrenders To Authorities

Wesley Logan III The Texarkana-area pastor wanted for continuously sexually abusing a young child has surrendered to authorities. Reportedly, 56-year-old Wesley Logan, III, of Texarkana, Texas, and is a pastor in Texarkana, Arkansas. Investigators say the victim, who is now an adult, was first abused when she was 12, and ...

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Man Sentenced For Decapitating Mother

Kyriakos Georghiou Houston PD A Texas man who decapitated his mother and stabbed his father has been sentenced to 45 years in prison. Reportedly, 30-year-old Kyriakos Georghiou, of Houston, had pleaded guilty to the grizzly murder.

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Hopkins County Chamber Connection

by Lezley Brown Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! 2019 has been a fast and furious year, and now here we sit preparing for Thanksgiving Day! The Friday after Thanksgiving is a day often referred to as Black Friday. It was named Black Friday because it described the heavy and disruptive pedestrian and ...

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NE Texas Man Faces Possible “Enhancement” On Assault Charge

A white man accused of assaulting a 14-year-old-boy because of his race has pleaded not guilty to the charges in Bowie County. Allegedly, 25-year-old Charles Mitchell Patton shouted racial slurs as the boy walked down the street, and then punched him in the face. He’s been charged with felony injury ...

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East Texas Man Dies In Harrison County Crash

An East Texas man was killed early Tuesday morning in a Harrison County crash. State Troopers report that 42-year-old Kelvin Dewayne Perkins, of Marshall, was driving on the wrong side of the highway when he collided head-on with an 18-wheeler. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of ...

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