Brinker VFD ‘an excellent representation’

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In their regular session Monday, the Hopkins County Commissioners Court recognized the Brinker Volunteer Fire Department for its service to the community. Brinker VFD was founded March 24, 1994 under

Shutterbugs take a walk

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The Sulphur Springs downtown area will again be the meeting space of local photographers for the annual Scott Kelby Worldwide Photowalk, a contest that last yeargrew worldwide to more than

A Great Escape

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The frigid cold temperatures of the San Francisco Bay. A consistent pull of the current. Sulphur Springs native son and current San Francisco resident Gary Furney, 67, will take the

Free fire alarms available through Red Cross

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The Sulphur Springs Fire Department is pairing with the Red Cross so those in Northeast Texas without a working fire alarm in their homes can now get one for free,

AgriLife to host diabetes cooking class

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Although you wouldn’t guess it, 12% of Hopkins County residents suffer from diabetes, according to 2019 records. They’re just a small fraction of the more than 100 million people in

Progress moves forward with CP solar farm

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COMO-PICKTON—Como-Pickton Consolidated Independent School District took the first step toward a final agreement with the Telios Corporation for a possible solar farm by approving an application for value limitation. “[A]ll
Mason Nalls, a Miller Grove second grader, proudly shows off his fun run medal. The school hosted the Miller Grove Invitational Cross Country meet on Thursday, Sept. 12, and elementary school students participated in their own race as part of the activities. Staff photo by Taylor Nye

Miller Grove Fun Run

Mineola church to install Bishop as 7th Rector

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MINEOLA — The Church of St. Dunstan in Mineola has been blessed to have a Bishop in residence as its new Rector. Bishop Fraser W. Lawton, who hails from Peace

County Records for Sept. 14, 2019

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LAND TRANSACTIONS Everett Van Jennings to R4U Rentals LLC; tract in the Mary Ann Bowlin survey Kimberly A. Screws and Paul Alan Screws to Cassidy A. Cameron and Justin C.

Blotter Briefs for Sept. 14, 2019

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Convicted felon arrested near Cumby School Andrew Jackson Housley, 47, of Alco, Arkansas was arrested at 2:21 a.m. Wednesday on Donelton Street in Cumby on charges of possession of less

Lions play at W. Oregon

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Texas A&M-Commerce will play their second game of the football season Saturday at 1:05 p.m. PDT (3:05 CDT) in Monmouth, Ore. as they take on Western Oregon University. A&M-Commerce is

SS netters down Greenville

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The Sulphur Springs tennis team scored a key district win Tuesday, taking a 15-4 decision at Greenville. Sulphur Springs won five of six matches in boys singles. Jonah Kirkpatrick defeated

Sports Briefs

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Sulphur Bluff downs TCA, 3-1 The Sulphur Bluff varsity and junior varsity volleyball teams swept Trinity Christian Academy in Sept. 7 action during home non-district action. The Lady Bears varsity

Welcome to the 3rd smallest Texas town

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Entertainment | Main Street Theatre

Community Players presents “Greater Tuna” by Ed Howard, Jason Williams and Joe Sears, a comedy play set in the third smallest town in Texas.

Students ready for the new year

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Hopkins County students began a new year over the past week at their respective schools. The News-Telegram asked readers to submit their first day back at school photos with the

Forgotten heroes of the Korean War

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A20 year old corporal from Fort Hancock sacrificed his life on the night of Sept. 6-7, 1952 and became the fourth native Texan to earn the Medal of Honor in

Not my brother

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Dear Annie: I am looking for some help in dealing with my alcoholic, grossly overweight brother-in-law. He is 53 years old and has been an alcoholic since high school. Over

Limited ornament available

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I have some more very exciting news! The Chamber of Commerce is currently selling our 2019 Hopkins County Christmas ornament. This ornament is the second of our series and features

Jimmy Wayne Sims

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Funeral service for Jimmy Wayne Sims, 72, of Cumby will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel with Rev. Jim Moore officiating and Tony

Larry Leon Haygood

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Funeral services for Larry Leon Haygood, 69, of Sulphur Springs will be held Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Tapp Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Sherley

Glen Duvall

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Glen Duvall passed away Monday, Sept. 9, 2019 at his home in Denham Springs, Louisiana. Glen was born Aug. 21, 1938 to Elby and Lillie Duvall. Graveside services and burial