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22 Personnel Changes Approved For SSISD During  Monday Meeting
Apr22

22 Personnel Changes Approved For SSISD During Monday Meeting

Close to two dozen personnel matter were approved by Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees during a special meeting called Monday specifically to speed the spring/summer hiring and assignments process along in readiness for the next school year. Overall, the school board members approved recommendations for nearly a dozen new hires and seven position or campus swaps, as well as three resignation. Resigning was...

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SSHS Dairy Team Advances To State Contest
Apr22

SSHS Dairy Team Advances To State Contest

Sulphur Springs High School dairy cattle judging team celebrates their third place win at the bi-area contest, which advances them to the state contest. The group includes: Elida Miller, Noah Hemby, Maurie Flecker and Jace Mayers Sulphur Springs High School agriculture teams have done well at area judging competitions, with one team advancing from the bi-area judging contest to state, and several individuals placing high among...

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Commissioners Court Approves Disaster Relief grant services provider, Communications Funding
Apr22

Commissioners Court Approves Disaster Relief grant services provider, Communications Funding

Hopkins County AgriLife Extension Assistant Agent Jessica Taylor, and Agents Johanna Hicks and Mario Villarino and update commissioners on projects and programs offers by the local Extension service or that the local office participated in during the last quarters, as well as upcoming programs. Hopkins County Commissioners approved disposal of property for three of the four county precincts, requests from an electric company to put...

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Yantis ISD Board of Trustees Candidate Profiles
Apr22

Yantis ISD Board of Trustees Candidate Profiles

Yantis Independent School District has three candidates running for three full-term at-large seats on the school board. Early voting by personal appearance in the election began at 7 a.m. and will continue until 7 p.m. April 22; resume from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, April 22-26 and April 30; from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 29, in the Early Voting Room inside Wood County Courthouse, 100 South Main St. in Quitman. Election Day voting...

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Early Voting Begins Today In City Council, School Board Elections
Apr22

Early Voting Begins Today In City Council, School Board Elections

Early voting by person appearance began at 8 this morning for Sulphur Springs City Council, Como-Pickton Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees and Yantis ISD Board of Trustees elections. City Council Voters in Sulphur Springs will have six choices, two per seat, for three place on the City Council. Candidates are incumbent Freddie Taylor and challenger Reiko Alexander for Place 4, incumbent Emily Glass and...

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North Hopkins Defeats Cumby, 15-0 as Wharton Throws Shutout
Apr21

North Hopkins Defeats Cumby, 15-0 as Wharton Throws Shutout

The North Hopkins Panthers had eight hits and pitcher Wyatt Wharton tossed a one-hit shutout as the Panthers defeated Cumby, 15-0 Saturday, April 20, at North Hopkins. The Panthers scored three runs in the first, five more in the second, six more in the third and a lone run in the fourth. Cumby committed six errors. The Panthers had no errors. Wharton got the pitching win, allowing no runs and one hit over four innings while striking...

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Lady Cats Softball Bi-District Schedule versus Whitehouse Announced, Begins Wednesday
Apr21

Lady Cats Softball Bi-District Schedule versus Whitehouse Announced, Begins Wednesday

The Lady Cats’ softball team’s best two out of three bi-district series schedule with Whitehouse was announced Saturday. Game one will be on Wednesday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m. at Whitehouse. Game two is scheduled for Friday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m. at Lady Cat Park. Game three, if necessary, will be Saturday, April 27 at 11 a.m. at Whitehouse. The Lady Cats are district champions and the number one playoff seed from District...

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Paris District Road Report For The Week Of April 22
Apr20

Paris District Road Report For The Week Of April 22

Quite a bit of work is planned for roadways throughout the district during the week of April 22, according to a release from TxDOT Paris District Public Information Officer Tim McAlavy. Motorists are reminded to remain alert and pay special attention to all signs, barricades and traffic controls, and reduce their speed as they approach and travel through work zones. The TxDOT official also recommends driver avoid distractions such as...

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Como-Pickton CISD Board of Trustees Candidate Profiles, Part 2
Apr20

Como-Pickton CISD Board of Trustees Candidate Profiles, Part 2

Early voting by personal appearance begins Monday morning, for the May 4 school and municipal elections. Voters within Como-Pickton Consolidated Independent School District will have plenty of candidates to choose from when casting ballots in the school board election. Seven candidates have filed, seeking candidacy for one of four full-term at-large seats on the school board; they include D.J. Carr, JJ Cummings, James R. “Jim” Murray,...

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Como-Pickton CISD Board of Trustees Candidate Profiles, Part 1
Apr20

Como-Pickton CISD Board of Trustees Candidate Profiles, Part 1

Early voting by personal appearance begins Monday morning, for the May 4 school and municipal elections. Voters within Como-Pickton Consolidated Independent School District will have plenty of candidates to choose from when casting ballots in the school board election. Seven candidates have filed, seeking candidacy for one of four full-term at-large seats on the school board; they include D.J. Carr, JJ Cummings, James R. “Jim” Murray,...

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