Hopkins County

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

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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

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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
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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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Drug bust
9:22 am
Thu March 15, 2012

I-30 traffic stop leads to drug arrest

HOPKINS COUNTY - An Indiana resident is behind bars after a traffic stop in Hopkins County netted more than 50 pounds of marijuana.

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Politics
8:01 am
Fri March 9, 2012

Contested races for area hospital board elections

We’ve been reporting this week on the city council and school board races in our region, as Monday marked the filing deadline for the May 12 elections. Filing also came to a close Monday for area hospital board elections, scheduled for the same day.

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