Sherry McGraw SSISD Business Manager
Aug28

Sherry McGraw SSISD Business Manager

Sulphur Springs ISD Business Manager Sherry McGraw said putting together the budget for this school year was relatively easy. Lots of things that were started last year were continued including a new salary scale and different pay grades. Ms. McGraw said the tax rate was reduced one-cent on the Interest and Sinking fund side. The budget includes 22 new positions mostly due to co-teaching and extra aides. Sulphur Springs ISD Business...

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Coach Owens on the Game vs The Hawks
Aug28

Coach Owens on the Game vs The Hawks

Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens notes that Rockwall-Heath is #8 in the state in class 5A in one poll for a reason. He says they are really good. They have an offensive tackle headed for Texas A&M and a safety going to Texas. On offense Coach Owens says the Hawks play smash mouth power football and they like to run the ball. Their offensive line and defensive secondary are strengths. He adds they ought to help the Wildcats get...

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Steps of Faith Movie Trailer
Aug27

Steps of Faith Movie Trailer

Eric King of Sulphur Springs will have a Red Carpet Premiere for his latest film, Steps of Faith, at Shannon Oaks Church Sunday at 5 p.m. King says the family faith-based dramedy is based on a young lady’s story. A portion of the film was shot at Shadow Ranch Therapeutic Riding Center in Hopkins County. Steps of Faith won Best Feature at the Capital City Black Film Festival in Austin...

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Hospital Approves Deficit Budget
Aug27

Hospital Approves Deficit Budget

Prior to voting for a deficit budget and a tax rate increase, Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board member Suzanne Bankston said she was unhappy. She said she would vote for the budget as the very best that they could do but she added the board needed to look for major ways to make major revisions in the budget. Ms. Bankston said the board needed to determine what services they could deliver and which ones might be best done by...

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Lamar Primary School – Day One
Aug26

Lamar Primary School – Day One

For the twenty-second year, the first day of school in Sulphur Springs meant Rowena Johnson was at work as principal at Lamar, now a primary school. Monday morning, Ms. Johnson said the first day was going well. She reported no crying children but some crying parents. Principal Johnson was pleased to see school district police officer Jim Bayuk in the halls. She noted that she had 222 students on the first day of class, with first...

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Triston Abron Wildcat Defensive Co-ordinator
Aug26

Triston Abron Wildcat Defensive Co-ordinator

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Matt Young Wildcat Offensive Co-ordinator
Aug26

Matt Young Wildcat Offensive Co-ordinator

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Sgt. Peppers Lonely Bluegrass Band
Aug26
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Lesha Woodard SSHS Theater Arts Instructor
Aug26

Lesha Woodard SSHS Theater Arts Instructor

Lesha Woodward is the new Director of Theatre Arts at Sulphur Springs High School. She has already selected a musical production to do this fall. It’s Shrek the Musical. Drama students will be auditioning for roles next week. Ms. Woodward says she has never directed this musical before. She says expect the sets and costumes to be visually interesting. Superintendent Michael Lamb and High School Principal Josh Williams are hoping to...

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