A Paris Junior College proposal to annex several counties into the college district was soundly rejected by voters in Hopkins County as well as voters in Hunt, Delta, Fannin and Red River counties in Tuesday's general election.
Police arrested Sammy James Sarkisian, 42, of Sulphur Springs Tuesday night on a warrant for the aggravated kidnapping of his former girlfriend, who was treated at the hospital for lacerations and bruising.
Hopkins County United Way campaign workers celebrated exceeding the 2016-17 fundraising goal with a round of applause Wednesday morning. True to this year’s fundraising theme, HCUW was able to “Finish Strong” with $11,526.11 in donations turned in Tuesday, bringing the total collected for the campaign to $170,527 and counting.
As the Northeast Texas Beef Improvement Organization (NETBIO) nears the completion of its 18th year of operation, organizers and directors have reviewed another successful year and are preparing for its anniversary Pre-conditioned Calf and Yearling Sale on Wednesday, Nov. 16.
Step right up, History by Foot is right around the corner. Once again, local historian John Sellers will be taking a walk down memory lane to explore the hidden history behind local businesses near Celebration Plaza.