Lt. Gary Keith McLarry
Oct13

Lt. Gary Keith McLarry

Funeral services for Lt. Gary Keith McLarry, age 58, of Campbell, will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Central Baptist Church with Rev. Bruce Stinson officiating. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at West Oaks Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be the Honorary Color Guard. Honorary pallbearers will be the Hopkins County Sherriff Patrol, P. W. White, Ben Estep, Morgan Anderson,...

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Trail Dust Inn Reopens Its Doors
Oct08

Trail Dust Inn Reopens Its Doors

The Trail Dust Inn is now open…again. The Best Western hotel opened its newly remodeled doors on Monday, October 8 after the main building suffered major fire damage over a year ago. Renovations on the Trail Dust Inn began on June 1 of this year. A brand new lobby and breakfast area now stands where the two-story lobby and indoor-entrance rooms stood prior to the structure fire. Heritage Hall, the hotel’s conference center and banquet...

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Team Tennis Wins Third Straight District Match
Sep25

Team Tennis Wins Third Straight District Match

The Wildcats’ team tennis squad captured an important road match Tuesday as they defeated Mt. Pleasant, 16-3. The win was the third straight district win for the Wildcats who are now 3-3 in district play. The Wildcats will host Greenville in the final district match of the year next Tuesday. If the Wildcats win, they will qualify for the Area Tournament in late October. By Don Julian, KSST News and Sports...

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Possible Location Change For County Genealogical Society
Sep25

Possible Location Change For County Genealogical Society

Behind the scenes, the city of Sulphur Springs has been working to strike a deal where the Hopkins County Genealogical Society would move out of their prime Main Street building into the meeting room at the city Public Library. At Tuesday night’s City Council Meeting, the issue was brought to the surface as two members of the Genealogical Society spoke out against the move. One conceded though, it’s almost a done deal. By Don Julian,...

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Cross Country Teams At Wylie

The Wildcats Cross Country Team finished third and the Lady Cats sixth at a Wylie meet on Saturday.  Jacob Gatewood paced the Wildcats with an 8th place finish.  The Lady Cats were missing two top runners due to illness and injury.  Myranda Pierce continued her strong season as she led the Lady Cats with a 16th place finish.  Both teams will run in Mt. Pleasant this Saturday.  The site of the district meet is also expected to draw...

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Wildcats Team Tennis Keep Playoff Hopes Alive
Sep23

Wildcats Team Tennis Keep Playoff Hopes Alive

What a difference a weekend can make!  The Wildcats Team Tennis squad won their first two matches of the season Saturday and now controls their own destiny for getting into the playoffs.  The Wildcats downed Pine Tree, 12-7 and then bested short-handed Marshall, 16-3.  The Wildcats are 2-3 in district play and 2-7 overall.  Wins at Mt. Pleasant Tuesday and at home next Tuesday against Greenville will earn the Wildcats a berth in the...

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Coach Abron Talks Off Week And Texas High
Sep23

Coach Abron Talks Off Week And Texas High

Wildcats Defensive Coordinator Triston Abron commented on the off week and on this week’s opponent, Texas High, Monday morning.  Coach Abron said he was pleased with defensive players attitude and work ethic during the off week.  He said the Wildcats would have their hands full this week.  Coach Abron said the defense would have to remain focused because the Tigers seem to line up in a different alignment every week. By Don Julian,...

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First Half Marathon Draws Hundreds Of Runners
Sep23

First Half Marathon Draws Hundreds Of Runners

Some 200 runners competed in the first ever half marathon in Sulphur Springs Saturday.  It benefited Lights of Life.  Overall male winner was Shiloh Childress who had the fastest time of 1-hour 35-minutes.  Overall female winner was Brandi Caddell with a time of 1-hour 52 minutes.  Master Male winner was Bies Van Besien.  Master female winner was Kristi Beech.  Winner of the Partner Relay was Katrisha Milligan and partner and the Team...

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H.C.M.H. Health Care Foundation Board Receives Donation

The Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Health Care Foundation Board announced Monday that they have received a very generous donation to the Leaving A Legacy campaign.  Paul and Lilah Newton made the donation, to be used for a 3D/4D sonogram,  in memory of Lilah’s parents Joe Dan and Maurine Sapaugh Avinger, both Hopkins County natives.  Joe Dan owned an independent insurance agency in Sulphur Springs, Avinger Insurance. By Don Julian,...

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Arrest Made In Connection To Tobacco Shop Burglary
Sep23

Arrest Made In Connection To Tobacco Shop Burglary

Five thieves broke into a Sulphur Springs tobacco shop in the 1000 block of Gilmer around 3 a.m. Sunday.  A citizen heard glass breaking and notified police.  Lawmen pursued a vehicle west on I-30 until spike strips disabled it near Cumby.  One man was arrested in a manhunt but another eluded capture.  Police believe he stole a car in Cumby that was later recovered in Dallas.  Three other suspects also fled the burglary scene. ...

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