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Free popcorn, hamburgers and hot dogs, bounce houses, mule-pulled buckboard rides, balloons, puppets, face painting, thousands of Easter eggs and prizes are what Hopkins County Law Enforcement Association has in store for families Saturday.
Sgt. Tanner Stone Higgins’ family and friends are determined not only to ensure his ultimate sacrifice in service to his country will not be forgotten, but to also honor his life by helping service personnel who need a little extra help through the foundation started in his name.
A fever has taken over Sulphur Springs, and her name is Hannah Kirby.
Kirby will be on tonight’s episode of “The Voice” at 7 p.m. and the Downtown Business Alliance is continuing their watch party but are changing location.
“Because of the sun setting later in the evening, we are not going to have the watch party on the square again,” said Rita Edwards, president of the DBA. “We will be at First United Methodist Church for the watch party tonight and will continue the watch parties at that location from now on. Hannah will also make a brief appearance.”
This evening, Kirby will be showcasing her singing ability in the knockout round. Coach Pharrell Williams will pair Kirby against another competitor on his team for a head-to-head competition. If Kirby wins this round, or gets “stolen” by another judge, she will continue to the live performance section of the show.
The three victims of the fiery crash on State Highway 19 north early Saturday morning are believed to be Andrea Cook, 18, Nicole Barela, 17, and Shyanne Kull, 16 — three Mount Vernon teens reported to authorities later Saturday as missing, officials reported.