Hopkins County

Voter Guide 2013: Hopkins Co.
10:38 am
Thu May 9, 2013

Oxford to take third swing at council seat

Sulphur Springs City Hall
Wikimedia commons

Charles Oxford hopes that that the third time will be a charm as he tries once again to regain a city council seat.

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Hopkins County Jailbreak
4:34 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Brian Tucker given life without parole

Brian Allen Tucker

A life sentence without the possibly of parole awaits former Hopkins County jail escapee Brian Allen Tucker.

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Hopkins County jailbreak
2:36 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

Rockwall man jailed for joke gone wrong

Darrell Don Green of Rockwall turned himself in to authorities after learning he was wanted by the law.
myssnews.com

In a strange footnote to the Hopkins County jailbreak story, a Rockwall man has been jailed for fabricating evidence related to the chase.

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Hopkins County
5:01 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

Law enforcement following '3 or 4 leads' in hunt

Brian Allen Tucker
myssnews.com

The manhunt continues, with no timeline set for the conclusion of the effort to capture the men who escaped Tuesday.

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Hopkins County
3:05 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

Manhunt continues near Sulphur Springs

Brian Allen Tucker, a 45-year-old capital murder suspect from Sulphur Springs, and John Marlin King, a 40-year-old from Cumby convicted of burglary, escaped from the jail's recreation yard.
myssnews.com

Law enforcement officials from state and local agencies are continuing the search Wednesday for two escaped prisoners in the area around Sulphur Springs.

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Hopkins County
9:05 am
Tue February 19, 2013

Photos: 'That's my girl' dance

North Hopkins ISD fourth grader Katelyn Roach dances with her stepfather Scotty Nguyen at the "That's my girl" dance Feb. 9 in Hopkins County.
Cindy Roller KETR

KETR's Cindy Roller - and her camera - were in on the fun at a dance in Hopkins County.

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Hopkins County
5:09 pm
Wed February 6, 2013

Helicopter chase ends in arrest

A police helicopter helped track down a suspect evading arrest in Hopkins County.
Cindy Roller KETR

A manhunt in northern Hopkins County on Wednesday ended in an arrest.

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Community Event
5:12 pm
Mon September 10, 2012

Slideshow: Hopkins County Fall Festival Underway

Donald Meeks and the Dr Pepper car
Cindy Roller KETR/Cooper Review

On Saturday, Sept. 8 folks lined the streets of Sulphur Springs for the 43 Annual Hopkins County Fall Festival Parade.

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West Nile Virus
8:54 am
Tue August 28, 2012

West Nile Detected in Hopkins County

Allen Sullivan Athens Banner-Herald

SULPHUR SPRINGS - It is the first confirmed case of a human infected with the West Nile virus in Hopkins County this year. Reports show the victim is from Sulphur Springs.

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Traffic
8:03 am
Thu August 16, 2012

Woman in Stable Condition after Vehicle Fire near Saltillo

Google Maps

A woman locked in a burning vehicle had to be extricated by Hopkins County emergency personnel early Thursday morning.

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Elections
8:46 am
Wed August 8, 2012

Filing Open for More Than a Dozen Hopkins County Trustee Seats

Vote for Aryln Flickr

HOPKINS COUNTY - Rather than just county and statewide races on the local ballot this November, several school districts will conduct trustee elections.

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Deadly Accident
8:41 am
Thu July 19, 2012

Rains County Man Killed in Two-Vehicle Wreck

Intersection of CR 4721 and Frontage Road north of Interstate 30
Google Maps

CUMBY - The Department of Public Safety says the Wednesday collision of pickup and commercial vehicle in Hopkins County has killed 33-year-old Martin Ruiz-Herrera.

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Unemployment
3:36 pm
Mon May 21, 2012

Hunt County jobless rate rises, while many others fall

AUSTIN - The Texas jobless rate in April dropped below 7 percent (6.9 percent) for the first time in three years, bringing with it improved figures for several Northeast Texas counties.

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Emergency Service
9:13 am
Tue May 8, 2012

911 services down in Hopkins County

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SULPHUR SPRINGS - Hopkins County dispatch is reporting that a total equipment failure occurred overnight resulting in the loss of 911  fire and  law enforcement service in the county.

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House fire
8:12 am
Wed May 2, 2012

No injuries, but home destroyed in early morning fire

WEAVER - Hopkins County firefighters were unable to save a rural home Wednesday morning as they were called to CR 3531 in Weaver.

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