Courthouse Living


Roger Maynard last known living person to have lived in county’s iconic building

Tex and Smoky, his saddle horse, relax on a summer afternoon in 2019. Courtesy/Enola Gay Mathews
This is a story about the only living person to have resided inside the Hopkins County Courthouse. I have this on good authority, because that person told me the story himself recently. Roger "Tex" Maynard, Special Texas Ranger, charter member of the Hopkins County Sherrif's Posse's mounted patrol and former Hopkins County Constable Precinct 1, began his law enforcement career with the Texas…

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