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Coker jailed 2nd time in 16 days

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Michael Allen Coker, 51, of Sulphur Springs was arrested for the second time in 16 days for allegedly abusing a credit or debit card, a state jail felony, according to

Petition calls JR Services a hazard

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More than 100 residents, calling themselves the Putnam and Jackson Street community, have signed a petition demanding JR Services, a plumbing company at 310 South Jackson St. and 313 Putman St.,

Honored for their service

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Hopkins County paid tribute to its military veterans Thursday in an Honor Flight send-off ceremony at the courthouse. Two local veterans joined 40 fellow veterans from World War II to

Southwest founder ‘democraticized the skies’

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After three years of courtroom battles, Southwest Airlines finally got off the ground June 18, 1971 with a trio of Boeing 737s flying passengers between Dallas, Houston and San Antonio.

MEAL A DAY

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The Meal A Day serves lunch for $2 a plate Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. The menu

Dairy Festival a success in more ways than one

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The weather played its part in the success of the Balloon Festival, Ice Cream Freeze-off, Dairy Festival Parade and Milking Contest that were held this weekend. We couldn’t have asked

M&F celebrates 50th anniversary

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It was 1969 when Frankie Eddins brought his brother a new-fangled product called a boot jack. Mickey Ed-dins liked the idea, and thought he could sell it. From that simple

United Way announces new campaign co-chairs

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The Hopkins County United Way is looking for some heroes. And the organization found them in Beverley and Bill Owens as the 2019-2020 campaign co-chairs “I for one am very