In the contested race for Hopkins County Precinct 3 Commissioner, Republican incumbent Wade Bartley defeated Democratic challenger Billy Emerson in one of the few locally contested races on Tuesday’s General Election ballot.
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.