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Two Adults Dead, Two Children Injured in Saturday Auto Accident in Como
May19

Two Adults Dead, Two Children Injured in Saturday Auto Accident in Como

A two vehicle accident Saturday morning around 11 a.m. in Como left two adults dead and two children hospitalized. One child was flown to Children’s Hospital in Dallas and the second child transferred to a local hospital by ambulance. The two adults were pronounced dead at the scene by Justice of the Peace B. J. Teer. The victims were from Alba, TX. The accident occurred at State Highway 11 and FM 69 when the Chevrolet Colorado Pickup...

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Video Presentation: SSHS Honors and Awards Program 2018
May18

Video Presentation: SSHS Honors and Awards Program 2018

With more scholarships expected to be presented to members of the Class of 2018, Sulphur Springs High School Honors/Awards Program recognized those who have already been named to receive scholarships and those who have received awards. The assembly took just over an hour as Principal Derek Driver, staff, and members of various civic, military, business, financial, and educational institutions made presentations (see video below). The...

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Producers Sell Over 6,000 Head of Cattle at May NETBIO Sale
May17

Producers Sell Over 6,000 Head of Cattle at May NETBIO Sale

Livestock producers from throughout Texas and some neighboring states converged on the Sulphur Springs Livestock Commission Wednesday to market their cattle at the May Northeast Texas Beef Improvement pre-conditioned stocker and feeder calf sale. A total of 291 sellers shipped in 6,203 head of calves and yearlings to the NETBIO sale. The demand was very good for all weights of cattle with 32 buyers paying an average of $797.19 per...

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Sulphur Springs Public Library Announces Summer Reading Program 2018
May15

Sulphur Springs Public Library Announces Summer Reading Program 2018

Who remembers these sayings?…A Spoonful of sugar makes the medicine go down…choose your friends wisely…Be prepared for anything…carefully consider your words…be polite and keep your cool.  These are words of wisdom from Mary Poppins!  Sulphur Springs Public Library teaming up with Shining Star Productions proudly announces Fun with Mary Poppins Summer Reading Program 2018. As always, the library challenges kids to complete three...

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SSISD Places Second in Elementary Academic UIL Competiton
May15

SSISD Places Second in Elementary Academic UIL Competiton

SSISD’s 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students participated in an Elementary Academic UIL competition on Saturday, March 24th, 2018.  The contest was hosted at Pine Tree Middle School in Longview, TX.  Our team was represented by 120 students, 33 coaches, and our five campus coordinators.  Our students competed in 27 events ranging from number sense to storytelling. Our SSISD team earned second place standing overall. This is SSISD’s...

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Aviation History:  “Douglas Commercial 3” (DC-3 Commercial Transport)
May13

Aviation History:  “Douglas Commercial 3” (DC-3 Commercial Transport)

The Douglas DC-3, which made air travel popular and airline profits possible, is universally recognized as the greatest airplane of its time. Some would argue that it is the greatest of all time. The first DC-3 built was the Douglas Sleeper Transport — also known as Skysleepers by airline customers — and it was the height of luxury. Fourteen plush seats in four main compartments could be folded in pairs to form seven berths, while...

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Health Care Foundation Lights of Life Campaign And Gala Chairs Announced
May11

Health Care Foundation Lights of Life Campaign And Gala Chairs Announced

by Meredith Caddell, Executive Director, Hopkins County Health Care Foundation On behalf of the Hopkins County Health Care Foundation Board of Directors, it gives me tremendous pleasure to announce that the 2018-2019 Lights of Life Campaign & Gala Chairs will be Tanner & Holly Ragan. The Ragans have a longstanding commitment to this community and are truly the perfect choice to lead the efforts of the Lights of Life Campaign. ...

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Hopkins County Deputies, SPCA Seize Approximately 50 Dogs, Find Approximately 50 Dead Dogs in Freezer at Northern Hopkins County Residence
May10

Hopkins County Deputies, SPCA Seize Approximately 50 Dogs, Find Approximately 50 Dead Dogs in Freezer at Northern Hopkins County Residence

Between 48 and 50 live dogs were found in a house and outbuildings and approximately 50 dead animals including litters, puppies, grown dogs and animal tissue stored in a freezer were found at a residence located just off FM 2285 north of Sulphur Springs in Hopkins County, according to Hopkins County Chief Investigator Corley Weatherford. Animal cruelty charges are being filed Thursday against the home and animal owners. The...

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Video Update: Dietze, Harper Named Top Grads SSHS Class of 2018
May10

Video Update: Dietze, Harper Named Top Grads SSHS Class of 2018

Thursday morning, May 10, 2018, Sulphur Springs High School Principal Derek Driver introduced the Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the Class of 2018. Peyton Dietze, with a 4.28 Grade Point Average (GPA), was named Valedictorian and Sarah Harper, with a 4.25 GPA, was named Salutatorian. Peyton, daughter of Jason and Jill Dietze, will attend Baylor University and major in Accounting. She has served as Class President her Sophomore,...

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Wildcats, Lady Cats Receive Major Awards at All-Sports Banquet
May08

Wildcats, Lady Cats Receive Major Awards at All-Sports Banquet

Major awards were all shared at the 2017-2018 Sulphur Springs Wildcat All-Sports Banquet Monday night (May 7). Football, baseball and track athlete Ryan Humphries and football player and powerlifter D’Idrec Dugan were co-winners of the Forrest Gregg MVP Award for a Wildcat. Track, volleyball and basketball player Imani Taylor and Volleyball and basketball player Kaylee Jefferson shared the Forrest Gregg MVP Award for a Lady Cat....

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