Hopkins County United Way has exceeded the $160,000 allocation goal by $24,000, but campaign workers aren’t done yet.
As Christmas draws closer, Sulphur Springs High School Key Club wanted to do something special for US troops who are serving around the world. Key Club President Drew McCullough and fellow cabinet members realized many military service members may not be able to be with their families and decided to join forces with “A Millions Thanks” organization to write Christmas cards for them.
Capital murder charges have been filed against Daphne Elizabeth MeDaniels in connection with the deaths of her daughters, Gabriella Guerrero, 3, and one-year-old Natalye Price, whose bodies were found in a Quitman apartment in late July. Autopsy reports indicated both girls died from blunt force trauma. The woman, who had moved to Tulsa, Okla., was returned to Quitman and bond was set at $2 million at her arraignment. Just days after the murders, Quitman officers arrested Thomas Wayne Liles, 19, for tampering with or fabricating physical evidence after a number of witnesses said they saw him run from the Dogwood Villa apartment in Quitman and throw a large item into a dumpster before help could arrive for the two little girls. In that dumpster, officers found items they suspect came from the apartment the girls were in. Authorities said they expect two additional arrests in the case. Quitman police have been assisted in their investigation by Texas Rangers.the two little girls. In that dumpster, officers found items they suspect came from the apartment the girls were in. Authorities expect two additional arrests in the case. Quitman police have been assisted in their investigation by Texas Rangers.
Sulphur Springs Police are asking for the public’s help to catch a man who robbed a South Broadway Street gas station clerk at gunpoint early Monday morning, marking at least the fourth business robbery in Sulphur Springs in five months and the second at Massey’s.