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Honorees announced for 24th MLK awards ceremony PDF Print E-mail
Written by Kerry Craig   
Monday, 22 December 2014 14:02

East Caney Missionary Baptist Church and Hopkins County African American Leadership Conference will host the 24th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Awards Ceremony at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 19, at Morning Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Dr. Dan Jones, president of Texas A&M-Commerce, will serve as master of ceremonies for the annual event. Other speakers will be Tom Sellers, Mick Trusty, State Rep. Dan Flynn, Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom, W.C. Pryor and Pastor H.B. Nash. The 2015 MLK award recipients are: n Spiritual Award, Francis Dial; Freedom Award, the Rev. Jason Lindley; Medical Award, Chachandra Henley and Yvonne Thornton; Humanitarian Award, Wyvonne Ford and Dimitri Moon-Petty; Spirit of Dependability, Nick Harris; Social Change Award, Minister Joyce Moore; Mother of the Year, Christene Askew; Father of the Year, J.D. Franklin; Spirit of Service, Kim Chisom; and Spirit of Fellowship, Lonnita Robinson Finnie. n Achievement awards will be presented to Tommy Clayton, Lisa Reed, Debra Davis, Roslyn Lee and Quan Johnson. n Other awards to be presented include: Political, Mike Odell; Encouragement, Tony Reed; Faithfulness, Eric King, Business, Epic Barber and Beauty Institute; MLK Media Award, Don Wallace; Employer of the Year, Sulphur Springs Health and Rehab; Employees of the Year, Janice Henley, Nan Sims-Harris, Dwayne Berry and Kandi Thomas; Law Enforcement, Sheriff Butch Adams; Spirit of Dedication, Karon Weatherman and Amye Smith; MLK Educators of the Year, Vanessa Abron, Ashante Alexancer and Hillary Young; Pastor of the Year, Pastor Troy Young; Spirit of Commitment, Jason Cunningham; Woman of the Year, Yvonne King. n MLK Students of the Year: Nysia Reed, Landon Watkins, Tori Moore, Chrissalynd Person and Jason Reed from Sulphur Springs Independent School District; and, from Texas A&M Commerce, Wayne Atha, Tyrik Rollison and Erin Echols. The public is invited to attend the free event at Morning Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 208 Fuller St. Alliance Bank and Walmart will provide refreshments after the program.

 
Spirit of Christmas PDF Print E-mail
Written by By JON LANCE, Media Design Editor   
Saturday, 20 December 2014 15:08

More than 350 families will now receive Christmas dinner because of the combined help of Brookshire’s Food and Pharmacy, Kiwanis Club and Hopkins County residents. The Spirit of Christmas food drive is an annual event that helps needy families have a holiday meal.

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DPS increasing DWI patrols during holidays PDF Print E-mail
Written by DPS   
Friday, 19 December 2014 17:21

While traveling the roadways during the holiday season, motorists are reminded to drive safely and observe all traffic and other laws, including those prohibiting drunk driving.

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Renovations will transform Civic Center Auditorium PDF Print E-mail
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Written by By Jon Lance   
Thursday, 18 December 2014 11:48

The auditorium in the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center will be leased for the next 20 years by Sulphur Springs Independent School District. First thing on the agenda is a complete renovation — something SSISD Superintendant Michael Lamb is excited about. 

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Local schools report flu absences moderate PDF Print E-mail
Written by By FAITH HUFFMAN, News-Telegram News Staff   
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 16:12

While some districts across the state report higher than normal rates of student absences due to sickness this week, all districts in Hopkins County and in Yantis said Wednesday they have no need to call off classes due to illness among students and staff.

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Blaze destroys county residence PDF Print E-mail
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Written by By FAITH HUFFMAN, News-Telegram News Staff   
Saturday, 20 December 2014 15:05

A blaze destroyed a County Road 3341 residence Friday. The residents were able to get out safely, and their pet was found in the structure a little while afterward with only what appeared to be minor injuries.

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Region D find 'fatal flaw' in Region C's analysis of Marvin Nichols Reservoir impact PDF Print E-mail
Written by From Staff Reports   
Friday, 19 December 2014 17:21

The water planning group for Northeast Texas on Wednesday told the Texas Water Development Board that their Mextroplex counterparts have not adequately detailed how the proposed Marvin Nichols Reservoir would  impact natural resources and the economy along the Sulphur River.

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’Tis the season for fraud PDF Print E-mail
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Written by By Jon Lance   
Thursday, 18 December 2014 07:53

With the holiday season in full swing, scam artists are calling Hopkins County residents and in some cases, showing up at their doors. 

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Mobile home fire limited to underside of structure PDF Print E-mail
Written by From Staff Reports   
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 16:07

Firefighters’ quick response Tuesday night to a reported structure fire limited damages to a double-wide mobile home in Weaver. The underside of the home sustained minimal damage.

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