Fire heavily damaged the attic and dining room of a house at 207 South Moore in Sulphur Springs just after midnight Friday morning. The fire, probably accidental, may have been caused by a wood-burning stove.
Wednesday will be a big day for the Hopkins County United Way. Since they went over their $160,000 goal, they will distribute excess allocation checks to 17 organizations they supported last year at the AgriLife Extension Office at 11 a.m.
At a regular meeting Tuesday night, the Sulphur Springs City Council will consider on first reading an ordinance amending the city zoning ordinance regarding off premise signage. A May 9 city council election will also be called.
The first chance to score points in the Wildcats’ district UIL Academic competition takes place Tuesday in Mt Pleasant. Cross Examination debaters will be competing for district honors.
The Hopkins County Commissioners Court’s weekly visit with their construction manager-at-risk for the new county jail project will take place earlier this Wednesday. The meeting in the Sedalco Meeting Facility at 201 Houston will take place at 11 a.m.The meetings are open to the public.
The annual Kids Trout Fishing Day is scheduled for Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Peavine Pinion Pond. The free event also features soft drinks and hotdogs as well as door prizes.
The Yantis School Board will discuss the search for an interim superintendent and a new superintendent at a special meeting Monday at 5 p.m. in the district cafeteria. Current Superintendent Penny White is headed for Medina ISD.
Joe Finnie, age 75, of Sulphur Springs, TX, passed away Saturday, January 31, 2015 at Medical Center Plano in Plano. Arrangements are pending with West Oaks Funeral Home. www.westoaksfuneralhome.com
Maxine Hamlin, age 77, of Sulphur Springs, TX, passed away Saturday, January 31, 2015 at Sulphur Springs Health & Rehab. Arrangements are pending with West Oaks Funeral Home. www.westoaksfuneralhome.com
Funeral services for William “Cheyenne” Hudson, Sr., age 79 of Sulphur Springs, will be held 1:00 p.m., Monday, February 2, 2015 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home with T.J. Hudson officiating. Interment will follow at Restlawn Memorial Park with Marshall Hudson, Chance Hudson, Dustyn Jones, Dakota Hudson, Brandon Hudson and Cameron Hudson serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Sunday,...