Hopkins County

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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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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7:16 am
Fri February 24, 2012

Rains help local entities escape drought conditions


The latest edition of the United States Drought Monitor for the State of Texas shows a few area counties no longer under a drought.

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Community Event
8:25 am
Mon February 20, 2012

Local candidates to speak on President's Day

SULPHUR SPRINGS - A GOP President’s Day political forum and fundraising dinner will be held Monday night at the Hopkins County Civic Center.

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7:53 am
Tue February 14, 2012

Bankston files paperwork for hospital seat

SULPHUR SPRINGS - A university instructor is the first to file for the Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board of Directors. 

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9:23 am
Wed December 21, 2011

Texas lawmaker to forgo second term for judge's post


AUSTIN - District 3 State Representative Erwin Cain says he will not seek another term in Austin, but rather behind the bench. 

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8:36 am
Mon December 19, 2011

Local unemployment figures show positive gains

According to figures released by the Texas Workforce Commission, Hopkins County’s lowest jobless rate in the region continued to fall, down to 6.5 percent in November, a half percent drop from October.

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Shots fire
3:45 pm
Fri December 9, 2011

Police chase, residential shootout under investigation

Dead end area of Bonham and Bois D Arc streets where shots were reportedly fired Friday.

COMMERCE - Multiple shots were fired and four suspects arrested following a Friday morning pursuit in Commerce. 

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Drug bust
9:44 am
Thu October 13, 2011

Authorities raid Northeast Texas drug operation

HOPKINS COUNTY - An investigation is underway after a huge marijuana farm was found along the Hopkins-Franklin County line.

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Local News
3:48 pm
Wed September 28, 2011

Neal to run for vacant constable's seat

SULPHUR SPRINGS - Longtime Hopkins County deputy Bobby Neal has announced he'll seek the democratic nomination for Precinct 2 Constable.

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-Local News
4:19 pm
Mon September 26, 2011

Local burn bans to remain in effect for awhile

Area county commissioners approved to extent their county's current burn bans during meetings Monday morning.

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