VBS at Central Baptist

Listen to the interview. Central Baptist Church in Sulphur Springs is having Vacation Bible School next week Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until noon each day. The public is invited to send their children entering the first through the fifth grades. The children will rotate between areas offering snacks, bounce houses and games, bible teaching featuring Jamie Newell and one for making items for church ministry outreach groups....

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Blue Blazes Camp
Jul24

Blue Blazes Camp

Listen to the interview. The Sulphur Springs High School Blue Blazes are offering their first ever summer dance camp next week in the High School Cafeteria. It will run Monday through Wednesday. Girls entering Kindergarten through 5th grades will be camp each day from 9 a.m. until noon while girls in Middle School will have camp from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. each day. Cost is $45. Girls can be pre-registered or can be registered on site....

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Pinkie Cooper to Retire
Jul24

Pinkie Cooper to Retire

A longtime key person at the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office, bookkeeper Pinkie Cooper, is retiring but you will still see her around the office some. Pinkie will continue to work part time as an Executive Consultant to train her replacement. Ms. Cooper, a native of Pickton, has been with the Sheriff’s Office for 25 years. She has worked for three sheriffs: Bill Dirks, Mark Bassham and Butch Adams. She has also been a mother figure...

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Fire Update
Jul16

Fire Update

Listen to the Interview with Captain David James Sulphur Springs Fire Department Captain David James gave updates on three fires the department fought over the weekend. A man who received serious burns to his lower legs and a hand in a Rockdale Road fire is said to be doing better in the Parkland Burns Unit. James said the fire appeared to be accidental. He called a fire at a vacant house in the 900 block of College suspicious. James...

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Fire Update
Jul15

Fire Update

Listen to the don Julian Interview on the fires in Hopkins County and an update on the man that was...

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State Representative Dan Flynn
Jul15

State Representative Dan Flynn

Dan spoke at the dedication of the new city hall on the 100th anniversary of the building....

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Dixie State Tournament
Jul15

Dixie State Tournament

Listen to Don and Chris Voorheese talk about our kids and grandkids. Going into Dixie State Tournament action Monday, three Hopkins County teams are still playing, the 10 and under Angels playing in Sulphur Springs, one of two 18 and under Debs teams playing in Commerce and the 13 and under Ponytails in Lindale. The Angels won four weekend games. The Ponytails are undefeated. The Angels, Debs and Ponytails were all scheduled to play...

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Summer Boys’ Basketball Camp Opens Monday
Jul15

Summer Boys’ Basketball Camp Opens Monday

Listen to the Interview New Wildcats Varsity Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta opened a summer boys’ basketball camp Monday at the Middle School Gym. About 30 boys entering Kindergarten through 5th grade attended an 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. session and boys entering 6th through the 9th grade an 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. session. Camp runs through Thursday. Coach Cipoletta says he’s stressing fundamentals and having...

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Marc Predicts Drought End
Jul15

Marc Predicts Drought End

Listen to the Interview Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell is looking toward an old friend faraway in the Pacific Ocean, El Nino, to help fill up drought-impacted Cooper Lake. Cooper Lake is 8.5-feet low, just marginally better than at this time last year. Maxwell says scientists predict a 70% chance of El Nino conditions, which usually mean more rainfall here. Meanwhile the good news is Lake Sulphur Springs, the city’s backup...

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Sulphur Springs Man Burned
Jul15

Sulphur Springs Man Burned

Listen to the Interview A Sulphur Springs man received serious burns as he tried to get a vehicle out of his burning garage in the 1300 block of Rockdale Road in Sulphur Springs Sunday night. Fire trucks from Sulphur Springs were assisted by County fire trucks. The identity of the victim has not yet been released. The man was flown by helicopter to the Parkland Hospital burns unit Sunday...

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