Cumby, Sulphur Springs elect new council members

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Busy election and high turnout for local voters

  • The last ballot box— Cumby— was brought in at 8:19 p.m. County Clerk Tracy Smith ensured its integrity before it was counted. Staff photo by Taylor Nye
    The last ballot box— Cumby— was brought in at 8:19 p.m. County Clerk Tracy Smith ensured its integrity before it was counted. Staff photo by Taylor Nye
  • Texas St. Lutheran Church poll workers Joe Scott, Doug McCool, Sarah Watson and Tiffany Yarborough as they closed up the poll site at 7 p.m.
    Texas St. Lutheran Church poll workers Joe Scott, Doug McCool, Sarah Watson and Tiffany Yarborough as they closed up the poll site at 7 p.m.
Hopkins County's voting got off to a stalled start on Nov. 3, as voters in rural locations reported that when polls opened at 8 a.m., electronic machines were not able to accept their ballots. However, by 9 a.m. all voting locations were online and accepting votes, according to the county clerk’s office. At 11 a.m., County Judge Robert Newsom reported that a steady stream of voters were passing…

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