Protected: Night Time Feeding
Aug20

Protected: Night Time Feeding

About 8pm each evening we call the ducks and feed them and the fish. Here is a short video of the process. We got the ducks in March when they were about 6 days old. If you listen closely, you should be able to hear the locusts in the tree behind me and the ducks...

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Community Eligibility Provision — USDA

Community Eligibility Provision — USDA 1. The new Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) allows high poverty schools to offer both breakfast and lunch at no charge to all students while eliminating the traditional school meal application process for the approved schools. 2. CEP uses a percentage of “identified” students for program eligibility. 3. “Identified” students include only students who are directly certified for free...

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Sulphur Springs ISD, Community Eligibility Provision 2014-2015

Dear Parent/Guardian: Early Childhood Learning Center is participating in a Universal Lunch and School Breakfast Program for the current school year 2014-2015. If your children attend Early Childhood Learning Center, breakfast and lunch will be available to them at no charge. All students enrolled at this school may participate in the breakfast and lunch program at no charge to them. We do ask that you complete the enclosed family...

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Hopkins County Hay Show!

Forage and forage-based livestock production enterprises are big business in the U.S. and in Texas. The latest United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) statistics (2008) indicate that hay harvested in the U.S. was worth approximately $18.8 billion, third in overall value among crops grown in the U.S. Only corn and soybeans exceeded the value of hay. In 2008, Texans harvested approximately 4.4 million acres of hay worth an...

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Danni Massey Fundraiser Set

Listen to the interview Five year old Danni Massey is on the list for a kidney transplant. Medical expenses for Danni, who lives in Hopkins County, will benefit from Jace’s Jog set for Saturday, August 23 at Coleman Park. The PKD Foundation and Medical City Hospital in Dallas will also receive proceeds from the run/walk. The Kid’s run begins at 7:30 a.m. and a 5K walk/run begins at 8 a.m. To enter the run enter Coleman Park off the...

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School Lunch Programs Announced
Aug20

School Lunch Programs Announced

All students attending the SSISD Early Childhood Learning Center will receive free breakfast and lunch during the 2014-15 school year according to Ricki Elliot, Director of Food Services for SSISD. The ECLC is the only local campus participating in the Universal Lunch and School Breakfast Program for the current school year. The school breakfasts and lunches served follow USDA guidelines for healthy school meals. Students at all SSISD...

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Property Tax Rises with Property Values
Aug19

Property Tax Rises with Property Values

A special meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council will prove time for public comment regarding a proposed tax increase. Although the council has not increased taxes and the 44-cent per $100 valuation will not increase, the amount paid by those property owners taxed will increase due to the increase in the value of their property, according to City Manager Marc Maxwell. The public hearing/special session of the council will be...

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Packing a Safe & Healthy School Lunch

We’ve all seen the signs – isles of schools supplies, cars parked at the various school campuses, school staff scurrying around making preparations, Back-to-School store promotions. The first day of school is just a few hours away, leaving parents with mixed emotions. For some, their little ones will be attending school for the first time. For others, their children are no longer kids and will be spending their final year in the...

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Meal A Day Menu, August 25th – August 29th

Monday Beef Spaghetti English Peas Garlic Toast Tuesday Breaded Chicken Patties Mashed Potatoes Broccoli Roll Wednesday Ham and Dressing Sweet Potatoes Green Bean Casserole Roll Thursday Sour Cream Enchiladas Refried Beans Spanish Rice Tossed Salad Friday Cheese Burgers (Lettuce, Tomato and Onion) Pickle Spear Chips Served: Monday – Friday 10:00 – 11:30 $ 2.00 Karon Weatherman Program and Marketing Director Senior...

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Special Meeting of the City Council, Aug. 21st and 26th
Aug19

Special Meeting of the City Council, Aug. 21st and 26th

CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS SPECIAL MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL AUGUST 21, 2014 11:30 A.M.   A special meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 21, 2014 in the Council Room at 201 North Davis. The following items will be discussed: 1. Pledge and invocation. 2. Conduct a Public Hearing for the proposed tax increase. 3....

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