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Hopkins County Bookings

  Thirty-two – year-old Steven Errison Black was arrested in Hopkins County  on an outstanding felony warrant for Surety off Bond for Possession of a Controlled Substance. His new bond was set at $30,000. Thirty-eight-year-old Victor Simon Hernandez and thirty-nine-year-old amber Deann Hernandez was arrested in Hopkins County on felony ...

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Parents of Special Education Invited to Program In Sulphur Springs

    A Parent Night for Special Education students will be held tonight from 6 – 7:30 at the First Baptist Church ROC Center in Sulphur Springs. The program will provide parents and guardians a place to gather information about processes and services for students with disabilities. Representatives from Texas ...

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Hopkins County Home Invasion Suspect At Large

  Hopkins County Sheriff’s Investigators are looking for a white man in his 40’s – 50’s with a slim build who committed a home invasion robbery on Hwy 11 west of Sulphur Springs. The suspect entered the residence through an unlocked door and snuck up behind a senior citizen, demanded ...

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Henderson County Authorities Searching for NE Texas Woman

    Henderson County deputies have launched an investigation into a woman who went missing in LaRue. Thirty-four-year Tammy Cashion left her children with her mother in Emory, and said she was moving in with her boyfriend but would return. The boyfriend told deputies they had had an argument, and ...

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Major Meth Bust at U.S. – Mexico Border Crossing

  Agents with U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized nearly $13 million worth of methamphetamine hidden inside a shipment of frozen strawberries from Mexico. The truck carrying the strawberries was stopped for inspection at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge cargo facility. The driver was arrested.

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Mesquite Student Arrested For Bringing Gun To School

  A Mesquite-Poteet High School student was arrested for allegedly bringing a gun to school after some students notified an administrator that another student possibly had a gun on campus.  The School Resource Officers searched the student and discovered he had a handgun.

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Feed The Flame Dinner and Auction This Friday in Paris

  Feed the Flame fund raiser for the Lamar County Contenders will be held Friday February 22nd at the Paris Elks Lodge. Entertainment by Cas Haley and Montgomery Moore. Tickets are $30 per person and include dinner and entertainment, plus live and silent auctions. The Lamar County Contenders are adults ...

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United Way Sponsored Tax Assistance Continues Through March

  The United Way of Lamar County is again offering free tax preparation through the IRS sponsored Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program available to qualifying Lamar County residents. VITA tax preparation will be held by appointment only on Thursdays and Fridays during February and March. To make an appointment, ...

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VFD’s Battle Powderly Blaze

  Volunteer Fire Departments from multiple companies battled a house fire on Helena Drive in Powderly Wednesday morning that was reported about 8:20. About half the home was destroyed, and the family says it intends to rebuild. The cause of the fire has not been determined.

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Paris Man Indicted for Sexual Assault of a Child

  The latest panel of the Lamar County grand jury has indicted thirty-five-year-old Elbert Luke Evans of Paris for 1 count of Continuous Sexual Assault of a Child and seven counts of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child.  He remains behind bars in lieu of $250,000 bond. He was arrested ...

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Winning Fans See Self-Esteem Boost

  If you’re a sports fan you know it feels good when your team wins, but a new study pinpoints exactly how it affects you. University of Alabama researchers found fans of a college football team that wins a big game could experience a boost in self-esteem that lasts at ...

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Great Country Covers in Today’s Nashville Roundup

  TMZ claims Miranda Lambert’s husband, Brendan McLoughlin, has been taken off foot patrol in Times Square because of his newfound fame. TMZ has posted video of Brendan doing the Cupid Shuffle during the NYC Pride Parade in 2015. Pop Culture Country claims Miranda Lambert’s new husband, Brendan McLoughlin, was once on the ...

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Camp County Cattlemen’s Association

Camp County Cattlemen’s Association Monthly Meeting: February 26, 6:30 pm, the speaker is Dr. Dan Kincaid. The topic is “basic herd health, a relationship with your vet.” The location has changed* it is now at the Old Emmanuel Building on Moreland St, Pittsburg. Additional details on the attached flyer. Texas ...

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Pension Liabilities Could Affect Texas

    The State of Public Pensions in Texas In the February issue of Fiscal Notes, we discuss Texas’ pension systems for state and local employees. These systems, which serve more than 2.5 million current and former employees, face significant and growing financial challenges. We also examine business incubators in ...

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MPISD – News

  Mt. Pleasant Junior High School 4th Six Weeks All “A” Honor Roll 7th grade Joselin Almazan, Addison Amerson, Hannah Anderson, Tobi Bradford, Shirlyn Cardona, Oscar Castellanos, Alejandro Castro, Briana Chavez, Kaylee Connally, Ella Cross, Brianne Davis, Clinton Debord, Noemy Dorantes, Drew Dyke, Kennady Ebarb, Diego Flores, Adrieanna French, Jose ...

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Sulphur Springs Woman Jailed For Assaulting Officers

Sulphur Springs Police responded to a report of a possibly suicidal woman on Weaver Drive Tuesday night and made contact with 47-year-old Tammy Rene McWilliams. She became increasingly combative and fought with officers before she was eventually placed in handcuffs. She reportedly banged her head several times against the dividing ...

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One Dead In Cass County Crash

State Troopers responded Tuesday to a two-vehicle fatal crash on US-59 in Cass County, 0.5 miles north of Linden. Preliminary crash reports indicate that the driver of a 2013 Dodge Durango, Jordan Pierce, 28, of White Hall, was traveling south on US-59 when he lost control of the vehicle and ...

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Firefighter Jailed For Sexual Abuse Of A Child

Mugshot not available A Collin County firefighter has been charged with child sexual abuse. Officials arrested 38-year-old Chad Watson after investigators received a tip that he had allegedly abused a child under the age of 14 continuously. His bond was set at $250,000. McKinney Fire Department fired him immediately.

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Titus County Man Sentenced In Upshur County Shooting

Steven Seth Rosewell, of Cookville, pleaded guilty in Upshur County Tuesday to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He drove the woman around several area counties for several hours and shot her after she tried to get out of his car. He later dropped her off, unattended in front of a ...

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