Hopkins County http://ketr.org en Cumby, Sulphur Springs men jailed, face child pornography charges http://ketr.org/post/cumby-sulphur-springs-men-jailed-face-child-pornography-charges <p>Two Hopkins County men are in jail and facing charges of possessing child pornography, according to a report by Tyler-based KLTV. The men's cases are unrelated, the report said.</p><p>Richard Lee Stewart, 31, of Sulphur Springs told investigators that the presence of graphic images of children on his computer was "accidental," according to police. Stewart was arrested on June 25. His bond is set at $10,000.</p><p>Dathan Artemus Durant, 56, of Cumby was arrested earlier this month, KLTV said. Durant is also at the Hopkins County Jail on $10,000 bond.</p><p></p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 12:56:43 +0000 Mark Haslett 55538 at http://ketr.org Cumby, Sulphur Springs men jailed, face child pornography charges Local schools and councils post election results http://ketr.org/post/local-schools-and-councils-post-election-results <p>Resuming their positions on the Cooper Independent School District Board of Trustees will be Thomas Darden and Blake Randle for full three-year terms along with an unexpired term for Anita Moody. Challenging for a place was Laura Gillean receiving a total of 47 votes. Darden received 165, Randle had 169 and Moody with 168 with the majority of the votes being cast absentee. The votes were canvassed on Monday, May 19.</p> Wed, 21 May 2014 16:24:08 +0000 Cindy Roller 53843 at http://ketr.org Local schools and councils post election results Birthright loses three homes, 67 others damaged http://ketr.org/post/birthright-loses-three-homes-67-others-damaged <p>In the unincorporated Hopkins County community of Birthright, three homes were destroyed and 67 others damaged by a likely tornado on the night of April 3.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 22:49:51 +0000 Mark Haslett 51696 at http://ketr.org Birthright loses three homes, 67 others damaged Arrests made in cattle rustling case http://ketr.org/post/arrests-made-cattle-rustling-case <p>Over the past two months, a puzzling series of cattle thefts had been reported in Delta County.</p><p>The Delta County Sheriff’s Office and the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association’s Special Ranger Tony Hurley have been investigating the thefts. A<span style="line-height: 1.5;">s a result of their investigation, </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">officers have arrested John Green of Klondike and Jonathan Jones of Cooper.</span></p><p>Green was arrested in Fannin County while he was in the process of stealing another load of cattle, officials said.</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 15:55:24 +0000 Cindy Roller 51561 at http://ketr.org Arrests made in cattle rustling case Crime Stoppers reward up to $10K for tips on cattle thefts http://ketr.org/post/crime-stoppers-reward-10k-tips-cattle-thefts <p>Lake Country Crime Stoppers has now increased the reward to more than $10,000 for tips that lead to the arrest or indictment of those responsible for theft of more than 60 head of cattle from the North Hopkins-southern Delta County area since June of 2012, according to Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Toney Hurley.</p><p>The losses have been significant to the cattle owners, upwards of $1,000 per 500-pound calf. The stolen cattle have been a mix of calves, cows, yearlings and other bovine.</p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 17:56:45 +0000 Cindy Roller 50578 at http://ketr.org Crime Stoppers reward up to $10K for tips on cattle thefts UPDATE: One arrested in afternoon drug bust http://ketr.org/post/update-one-arrested-afternoon-drug-bust <p>A search warrant was executed by the Commerce/University joint SWAT with the aid of Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs SWAT Wednesday afternoon.</p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 20:39:06 +0000 Daniel Starks 49664 at http://ketr.org UPDATE: One arrested in afternoon drug bust GOP primary: Hopkins County ballot http://ketr.org/post/gop-primary-hopkins-county-ballot <p>The following candidates are on ballots in the Hopkins County Republican Party primary election on March 4.</p><p><strong>Regional and county offices</strong></p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 19:25:24 +0000 Mark Haslett & Jennise Streaty 49414 at http://ketr.org GOP primary: Hopkins County ballot Cooper Lake center closes http://ketr.org/post/cooper-lake-center-closes <p>Financial problems have compelled the closing of the Cooper Lake Center in Hopkins County.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">A few light poles remain in an abandoned parking lot where bluegrass concerts and other events were held.</span></p><p>The South Sulphur Regional Development Association, sponsor of the Cooper Lake Center since the mid-1990s, has said it decided to close the facility for financial reasons.</p><p>The center, occupying former farm land on County Road 4777, has depended almost entirely on private donations.</p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 22:51:02 +0000 Cindy Roller 48447 at http://ketr.org Cooper Lake center closes Arrests follow shooting in Greenville http://ketr.org/post/arrests-follow-shooting-greenville <p>A shooting in Greenville on Jan. 15 resulted in two wounded victims and four arrests, according to the Greenville Police Department.</p><p>Around noon, officers responded to a call of a shooting in the 2500 block of Broadview Street in Greenville, police said. Once there, officers were told that a shooting had occurred and that once victim had been taken to Hunt Regional Hospital with an arm wound, officials said.</p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 19:48:24 +0000 Mark Haslett 48191 at http://ketr.org Arrests follow shooting in Greenville Applications being accepted for Hopkins County Judge http://ketr.org/post/applications-being-accepted-hopkins-county-judge <p>Hopkins County commissioners approved a plan this week to replace County Judge Chris Brown, who will be leaving the top county post in January to take over the Ark-Tex Council of Governments.</p><p>Brown had one year left on his county judge term. The plan is for the court to accept applications from interested persons and basically hire a replacement on a one-year contract, with next fall’s election determining a long-term answer.</p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 22:46:18 +0000 Cindy Roller 45416 at http://ketr.org Applications being accepted for Hopkins County Judge