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Paris Police Report For Friday (Jul 20)

Thursday morning, Paris Police worked a burglary in the 400-block of SW 19th. An unknown suspect had forced entry into the complainant’s storage building and took several lawn tools. The investigation is ongoing. Officers worked a fraud complaint in the 1000-block of SE 9th. The crime took place elsewhere using ...

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Hopkins County Commissioner’s Court Meeting 07.23.18

      TIME:                   9:00 A.M. DATE:                   Monday, July 23, 2018 PLACE:                In The Commissioners’ Courtroom On The First Floor Of The Hopkins County Courthouse is at 118 Church St., Sulphur Springs, TX.                           Invocation Pledge Of Allegiance To The Flag AMERICAN FLAG: TEXAS FLAG:  “Honor The Texas Flag; I Pledge ...

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Quake On Town Lake This Weekend In Mt Pleasant

    ‘Quake on Town Lake,’ benefiting Cypress Basin Hospice, will be in Mt Pleasant this weekend. The drag boat races and BBQ begin at 11:00 am on Saturday and Sunday morning. Town Lake is located on Hwy 271 North in Mt Pleasant.

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Hopkins County Bookings

  Bond was set at $25,000 for a Sulphur Springs man arrested by SCU officers at his residence on Fisher Street. Officials charged 22-year-old Jordon Lee Chaney, on a warrant with manufacture or delivery of a small amount of methamphetamine. Officers arrested 48-year-old Steve Sterling Fouse, of Sulphur Springs, as the ...

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Splish, Splash Bash In Downtown Sulphur Springs

    The Hopkins County Fall Festival is throwing a Splish Splash Water Bash tomorrow from noon to 5:00 pm on Celebration Plaza in Sulphur Springs. Kids seven and under are free, and children eight years of age and older are $5. Kids under five must be accompanied by an ...

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Upshur County Jury Awards Millions In Lawsuit

    An Upshur County jury has awarded more than $75 million to a man who sued a trucking company and one of its drivers who rear-ended his pickup. Drug tests showed the driver of the 18-wheeler was under the influence of methamphetamine and marijuana at the time of the crash. ...

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Texas Sets All-Time Record For Electricity Use

  Extreme heat has caused the state’s biggest electrical grid to shatter its all-time record peak for electric power demand twice in one day. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas says demand peaked between 4:00 pm and 5:00 pm Thursday, breaking the previous hour’s record. Ercot and electricity providers say ...

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Excessive Heat Warning Continues Through Sunday

  The Excessive Heat Warning for the entire area remains in effect through at least 7:00 pm Sunday. High temperatures ranging from 103 to 110 are likely each afternoon and Heat index values may exceed 110 degrees at times. The extremely hot conditions will increase the risk of heat-related illnesses. ...

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‘Brady Bunch’ House On The Market For $1.885 Million

  The Los Angeles home used for exterior shots in the classic sitcom “The Brady Bunch,” is now for sale with an asking price of $1.885 million. The house, located in the Colfax Meadows neighborhood, was used for exterior shots of the titular family’s home on “The Brady Bunch,” although ...

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NETBIO Awards College Scholarships

    By Paul Bailey Sulphur Springs Livestock Commission Buyers, sellers, and visitors attending the July 18 Northeast Texas Beef Improvement Organization (NETBIO) cattle sale at the Sulphur Springs Livestock Auction had the opportunity to witness the presentation of four $1,000 college scholarships awarded to students majoring in agriculture. The scholarships ...

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Over 6,000 Head Of Cattle Sold At July NETBIO Sale

  by Paul Bailey Sulphur Springs Livestock Commission Despite the extremely hot weather, the Northeast Texas Beef Improvement Organization’s (NETBIO) pre-conditioned calf and yearling sale set a new record for the July sale. Consigners shipped 6,356 head of cattle to the sale. A total of 31 buyers purchased the cattle, ...

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US Passport Fairs Scheduled For Paris, Greenville July 28

    The U.S. Postal Service will be holding multiple passport fairs Saturday, July 28, at locations in Northeast Texas.  The fairs will be held at Paris Post office at 500 Clarksville from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm, and at the downtown Greenville Post Office at 2600 Wesley Street from 8:30 ...

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Paris Police Report For Thursday (Jul 19)

  Wednesday morning, Paris Police worked an identity theft in the 5100-block of SE Loop 286. Reportedly an unknown suspect had used the identifying information of another to conduct a financial transaction. The investigation is ongoing. Officer worked a burglary in the 800-block of W. Cherry. An unknown suspect had ...

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Hopkins County Chamber Connection 07.19.18

    By Lezley Brown It’s time to turn in your T-shirt designs for the 49th Annual Stew Contest! The Chamber will be accepting submitted designs through Tuesday, July 31. The submitted entries will be voted on by the Chamber Board of Directors, and the winner will be announced on ...

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Teen Jailed In Titus County On Drug Charges

    Titus County arrested 19-year-old Austin Lane Sawyer for possession of more than one but less than four grams of a Penalty Group 1 Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Bond was set at $10,000.

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NE Texas Crimestoppers Treasurer Jailed For Theft

    More information has been released about the Tuesday arrest by Mt Pleasant Police of 63-year-old Charles Sawyer on a charge of theft of more than $30,000 but less than $150,000. KLTV-Tyler is reporting that Sawyer is accused of stealing $34,000 from Northeast Texas Crimestoppers, where he was the ...

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New Trial For Man Who Shot East Texas Trooper In Face

    The Sixth Court of Appeals has ordered a new trial for a Mineola man accused of shooting a state trooper in the face. The court ruled that 53-year-old Timothy Charles Parmer had ineffective counsel at his trial and the judge committed reversible error. He has been transferred from ...

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Weapons Stolen During East Texas Gun Shop Break-In

    Authorities throughout the area are looking for the suspects and the 26 rifles and several handguns stolen from an East Texas gun shop. Kilgore Police responded shortly before 5:00 am Wednesday to Smitty’s Guns and Ammo and found someone used a stolen pickup to tear the front door ...

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