Sulphur Springs – A swine flu scare in Hopkins County turns out to be a false alarm.
The Sulphur Springs News Telegram reports a woman traveling from Mexico who was suspected of being infected with the virus was taken off a bus and brought to Hopkins County Memorial Hospital for treatment Wednesday morning. Hospital personnel later determined the traveler did not have influenza.
Emory – Acting on a news tip, KETR has confirmed the arrest of a Dallas man following a robbery attempt in Emory Thursday morning.
46-year-old Freddy Chriss is alleged to have robbed the 1st National Bank at around at around 11:20 a.m. Chris fled the scene and was spotted driving a red sedan, reportedly heading north on Highway 69.
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