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SSPD: 75-Year-Old Sulphur Springs Woman Injured During Altercation With Granddaughter

A 75-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was reportedly injured during an altercation with her granddaughter at a Glover Street residence Saturday afternoon. Sulphur Springs Police Sgt. Brandon Mayes and Officer Derrick Williams responded at 12:43 p.m. Aug. 6, 2022, to the reported disturbance. Upon arriving the older woman was reported to have been pushed down by her granddaughter, Jessica Elizabeth Bender. The grandmother reportedly fell over a wooden glider and hit a glass end table, causing injury to her wrist. The grandmother claimed the wrist to be burning. A short time later, Mayes noted the woman’s wrist was red.
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Sulphur Springs Couple Accused Of Child Endangerment

A Sulphur Springs couple was accused of child endangerment after their 1-year-old tested positive for methamphetamine. Child Protective Services launched an investigation of the pair in early July. During the course of the month-long investigation, Justin Dwayne Humphries and Shania Lynn Humphries and their 1-year-old all tested positive for methamphetamine, according to arrest and police reports.
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Obituary – Michael Warren Attaway

A funeral service for Michael Warren Attaway, age 64, of Winnsboro, Texas, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home with Bro Malcom Ellis and Rev Lavelle Hendricks officiating. Interment will follow at Lee Cemetery with Ronnie Stapleton, Mike Simpson, Dwayne Attaway, Byron George, Marin Tomulet, Allan Hague, Murphy Howle, Shannon Davis, Roger Gaby and Nub Brown serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Mr. Attaway passed away on August 7, 2022, at CHRISTUS Mother Frances – Winnsboro.

Pills, Marijuana, Drug Paraphernalia, Meth Found During Search Of A Cumby Residence Saturday

3 Others Also Jailed Over Weekend On Unrelated Controlled Substance Charges. Officials reported finding multiple types of pills, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, methamphetamine and fraudulently used or possession of ID and debit cards during a search of a Cumby residence Saturday night; four people were taken into custody on felony charges as a result. At least three others were also jailed on felony controlled substance charges over the weekend, according to arrest and jail reports.

Dike Man Accused Of Shooting At Son During Disturbance

A 46-year-old Dike man was accused Saturday evening of shooting at his son during a disturbance, according to arrest reports. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies Isaac Foley, Zack Horne, Chris Baumann and Sgt. Tanner Steward responded at 6:14 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, to a disturbance in which a man was alleged to be shooting a firearm at another man in front of a County Road 3518 residence.

Trading Post for August 8, 2022

Washing machine Kenmore, white, 2 cedar chests, a patio table shaped like the State of Texas stained, 2 benches and 2 chairs made from pallet wood also stained, 903 440 1171. Mt Vernon. Full blooded Great Pyrenees puppies for sale. Five males and two females. Ready for new homes. You...

Trading Post for August 5, 2022

Table and 4 chairs, 42 round solid oak, very reasonable make offer also brown leather recliner good condition, make offer, 903 919 3377. For Sale: 6 new pairs of Wolverine steel toed work boots. Never worn, still in boxes.Size 8 1/2 men’s. $50 a pair. Also 4 pairs of Athletic shoes, worn very little, $20 a pair. Call 903-866-2770.

Staff makes Pioneer Cafe sizzle

Standing in for head cook and co-manager Kelly Holt, Steve Gallaher, co-manager of the kitchen at Pioneer Cafe downtown Sulphur Springs served up his perspective on kitchen life. Holt, working during the interview, was busy at the grill, preparing enough food to feed a lobby full of patrons during breakfast hours on Monday — meanwhile Gallaher spoke proudly of him.

Back-to-School Features That College Students (or Teens) Will Love

Separate living inside the 80×30 metal shop for the College student or hangout for the teens!. Elegant finishes in this updated 3bed, 2bath brick home on 3.6 acres with a 80×30 insulated metal shop with 16×13 living quarters! Home features open floor plan with granite countertops in large kitchen, island, breakfast bar, & a custom hood vent. From the living area, you’ll find built-in cabinets next to the gas, stone fireplace. Rich laminate floors flow seamlessly through living & dining. Spacious laundry-mud room with built-ins. Bathrooms come with custom showers, granite countertops (one with double vanity), built-in shelving, & tile floors.

Trading Post for August 1, 2022

Lots of big Yellow squash $1 each; green bell peppers 2/$1; a few zucchini and hot peppers available; frozen blueberries $5/lb or end-of-season You-pick $3/lb. All from our family farm east of Sulphur Springs; No herbicides or pesticides used. Also have a tub of white-lavender violets $2. Please call 903-945-2986 for details.

New A&M-Commerce Animal Welfare Judging Team Hoping to Build on Early Success

COMMERCE, TX—Animal welfare judging has emerged as one of the newest ways for Texas A&M University-Commerce students to pursue their interest in animal science. The A&M-Commerce Animal Welfare Judging Team has already experienced success in its first year at the university. The team was formed for the Fall 2021...

Pet of the Week

Meet Dobby, the Sulphur Springs Animal Shelter pet of the week. Dobby is a year-old mixed breed who is fully vetted and microchipped. Dobby chipped. Dobby will be fine with other dogs but has not had any at his home in the past. If you are interested in meeting Dobby or any of our other dogs or cats please call Barbi 903.348.1868 or Annie 903.348.312.

Wild horse and burro event finds homes for 65

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) visited the Hopkins County Civic Center on Friday and Saturday, promoting the adoptions of 120 wild horses and burros. Once roaming on public lands with limited forage and water, a total of 65 animals left the arena, heading to their new homes with approved adopters after the two-day adoption event.

Off-site adoption event at Backstory

The Sulphur Springs Animal Shelter held their adoption event at the Backstory Brewery Saturday, July 16, adopting out three of six blue healer puppies. The Backstory Brewery adoption event was the first time all six siblings were able to play together outside. “I love having these events at the brewery...

Scooping the competition

The Sulphur Springs Citizen’s Center held an Ice Cream Freeze Off on Friday, July 22. Senior citizens 55 and over enjoyed homemade ice cream by the gallons. In the guise of ‘judge,’ the guests pretended to be stern critics on the 13 different flavors provided by several individuals and community health agencies.