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Early voting ends Friday in party primary elections

Republicans have been to the polls more than three times as often as Democrats in the party primary early voting period, which closes this Friday, Feb. 26, at 5 p.m., at Sulphur Springs Library.


Digging Deep

Construction continues on the corner of Locust and Houston streets Tuesday morning, as workers repair and replace pipelines under the road as part of the revitalization project on Houston Street.

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Grand jury hands down 70 indictments this month

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A Hopkins County Grand Jury this month returned more than 70 indictments against at least 40 people. The largest portion of the charges, 37, were for marijuana and controlled substance violations, with the rest ranging from theft, credit card abuse and drunk driving to more violent offenses such as sexual and aggravated assaults, assault on a peace officer and intoxication manslaughter.


NETLA Junior Livestock Show starts Thursday

The 2010 Hopkins County Junior Market Livestock Show and Sale activities will get in full swing on Thursday afternoon in Hopkins County Regional Civic Center with the start of showmanship and livestock judging and continues through Saturday evening with the Show of Champions.


If You Were Mine -- After 12 years, local adoptee tells her story

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An Unknown Identity: After 12 years, local adoptee tells her story

Editor’s Note: Cindy Roller is a writer at The News-Telegram. In the following piece, she tells the story of her adoption.

Somewhat unprepared, it was not until Friday afternoon that I decided to independently speak for an audience of adoptive parents. However I have spent a lifetime deciding how it would go.

On Saturday afternoon, I was welcomed by a room of adoptive parents at the “If You Were Mine” adoption seminar offered by the Compassion for the Fatherless organization held at the New Beginnings Fellowship Baptist Church.


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