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Appointment made to fill Colyer's vacant post


By Scott Harvey

Sulphur Springs – Sulphur Springs Police Lt. Jay Sanders has been promoted to Captain, to fill the vacancy created when Norman Colyer was named a Hopkins County Constable.

Beginning next year, Colyer assumes the position left by Roger "Tex" Maynard. Colyer was among more than ten candidates Hopkins County Commissioners considered earlier this month for the position.

Maynard is stepping down at the end of the year after nearly 50 years in law enforcement.