Wildcats Face Prosper at McKinney Boyd in Regional Semi
May23

Wildcats Face Prosper at McKinney Boyd in Regional Semi

The Wildcats’ baseball team is one of only four teams still playing in Region II in Class 5A.  Next up for the Wildcats:  the Prosper Eagles, 29-3 on the season.  Wildcats Baseball Coach Jerrod Hammack says the Eagles have a total of 20 home runs this season.  He has chosen to play them on a big field at McKinney Boyd.  Games are Thursday at 7 p.m., Friday at 7 p.m. and if necessary Saturday at 2 p.m. In game two of the best of...

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Lights of Life Receives $20,000 Donation
May23

Lights of Life Receives $20,000 Donation

Friday afternoon in the lobby of Carriage House Manor, Arvis and Sheila Tanton, owners of Carriage House Manor and The Cottages, presented a check for $20,000 to the 2015-2016 Lights of Life Gala co-chairs Donna Rudzik, Polly Swatsell, and Gloria Mitchell. The Lights of Life Gala is a funding mechanism for the Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Foundation. Moneys received through the gala are invested in the purchase medical equipment...

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Wildcats Advance With Come From Behind Win
May23

Wildcats Advance With Come From Behind Win

The Wildcats’ baseball team came from behind to defeat Corsicana, 6-3 Friday night in Sunnyvale to win the third round playoff series two games to zero. Corsicana jumped out in front in the third inning scoring three unearned runs.  The Wildcats closed the gap to 3-2 as Ethan Phillips drove home two runs with a double in the fourth.  In a four run sixth, the Wildcats tied the game at 3 as Larry Pryor had an RBI single.  Carson...

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Saltillo ISD 8th Grade, Senior Graduates
May22

Saltillo ISD 8th Grade, Senior Graduates

8th Grade Group L to R – Karmin Villeda (not here anymore), Monica Harvick, Ben Moore, Madai Gomez, Canyon Davis, Lorena Castro; 2nd Row L to R: Calli Calahan, Devin Pullen, Sienna Collins & Matthew Gurley; 3rd Row L to R: McKenna Wiler, Melissa Tawil, Nathan Valenzuela, Levi Hoover, Devin Matthews, Jodie Tippit, Jace Dunlap & Christy Marquez. Not Pictured – Lindsay Butler.   Sienna Collins, the 8th Grade...

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Diana is Available for Adoption
May21

Diana is Available for Adoption

Deborah Balkcom, a volunteer with Hearts of Life Animal Rescue, brought  Diana, who is up for adoption, to KSST Wednesday. Diana, a blue heeler mix, was found along with her puppies and another adult dog after they were dumped on the streets just before a major ice storm during the previous winter. “Two of her puppies were actually on the show just two weeks ago, and they are still up for adoption,” Balkcom said....

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Parents Charged with Child Endangerment
May21

Parents Charged with Child Endangerment

            The parents of an 8-month old child are in Hopkins County Jail charged with child endangerment with eminent bodily injury. The man and woman from Sulphur Springs were arrested Wednesday for endangering their child. The female child had tested positive for methamphetamine. The parents also tested positive. Twenty eight (28) year old Jeremy Don Campbell and 27-year old Crystal Leeann Allen Campbell were charged with...

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Family Displaced by Apartment Fire in Como
May20

Family Displaced by Apartment Fire in Como

A family was displaced as a result of a smoky fire in a unit of an apartment complex located in the 300 block of First Street in Como at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. A pet cat died in the fire but there were no other injuries. The one unit had very heavy smoke damage to contents. Adjacent units received some smoke damage. Como Fire Chief Roy Darby was the first one on the scene and said the volunteers encountered a great deal of smoke coming...

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More Arrests In Investigation of County Burglaries
May19

More Arrests In Investigation of County Burglaries

Two adults and one juvenile were arrested Sunday as Hopkins County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigators continue to apprehend those responsible for a rash of burglaries in the county. As of early Monday morning, the trio had been tied to four of the burglaries and the county CID thought other burglaries will also be solved with this arrest. Tuesday morning, Hopkins County Criminal Investigator Lewis Tatum said his department...

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Prickette Chosen SSISD Board President
May19

Prickette Chosen SSISD Board President

John Prickette was selected as board president for the next year by the Sulphur Springs school board Monday night during their May session.   Leesa Toliver was chosen vice-president and Robin Vaughn secretary. The Sulphur Springs School Board recognized Valedictorian Andrew Allen and Salutatorian Ariel Gonzalez and gave them plaques at Monday night’s board meeting.  Oaths of office for another term were also given to Don Sapaugh...

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Record Number Participate in PJC Commencement Ceremony
May18

Record Number Participate in PJC Commencement Ceremony

A record number of Paris Junior College participated in Friday evening’s commencement ceremony. With more than 300 students wanting to walk across the stage to receive their diploma, the ceremony was moved to the Paris High School Gymnasium to accommodate overflow crowds.  Dr. Pamela Anglin, Paris Junior College President, led the Board of Regents, faculty and graduates in procession. Sophomore Lauren Jeans of Paris, Student...

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