Student Attorneys at Law

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Sulphur Springs High School student Brian Osornio delivers the defense's opening statement to the jury during a mock trial Thursday morning at the Hopkins County Courthouse. County Court at Law Judge Clay Harrison presided over the trial, a change from last year when a student judge presided. See more photos on page 2. Staff photo by Todd Kleiboer

Commissioners Court

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The Hopkins County Commissioners Court recognized those who went above and beyond during the winter storm two weeks ago. In front, from left, are Joe Bob Burgin, Hopkins County Fire Marshal Andy Endsley, Hopkins County Emergency Management assistant coordinator Kristi Springfield and Hopkins County Sheriff Lewis Tatum. Behind them is the court made up, from left, of Mickey Barker, Greg Anglin, Judge Robert Newsom, Wade Bartley and Joe Price. Staff photo by Dave Shabaz

NETLA 2021

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A stunned and amazed Isaac Taylor of Cumby FFA shakes the hand of goat judge after Taylor's goat was named the Grand Champion at the 2021 Northeast Texas Livestock Association show. Taylor was also named the winner of Intermediate Showmanship. His goat, along with other grand and reserve champion animals will be sold at the Sale of Champions 1 p.m. Saturday. A full recap of placing for NETLA will be published in the Wednesday edition of the News-Telegram.

North Hopkins WSC lifts boil water advisory

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The last boil water advisory in Hopkins County was lifted Thursday as North Hopkins Water Supply Corporation announced the end of their advisory that had been in place for almost a week.

North Hopkins WSC searching for water main leak

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Water has been on and off for North Hopkins Water Supply Corporation’s customers as the city of Sulphur Springs cut off its supply Friday night, restoring it Saturday morning, cutting it off again Sunday night and then restoring it Monday morning again.
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Student Attorneys at Law

Student Attorneys at Law Sulphur Springs High School student Brian Osornio delivers the defense's opening statement to the jury during a mock trial Thursday morning at the Hopkins County Courthouse. County Court at Law Judge Clay Harrison presided over the trial, a change from last year when a student judge presided. See more photos on page 2. Staff photo by Todd Kleiboer
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Staff photos by Todd Kleiboer
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