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Ladycat Softball Heads To Royse City For District Opener
Mar19

Ladycat Softball Heads To Royse City For District Opener

Lady Cats Softball Team Opens District Play on Game Day Tuesday The Lady Cats’ softball team begins district play on this Tuesday (March 19) game day. The Lady Cats will play at Royse City with a JV game at 5 p.m. and the varsity game at 6:30 p.m. This will be a battle of two teams having very good seasons. The Lady Bulldogs come in 16-3-1 and the Lady Cats are 14-4. Monday night the Lady Cats had their final non-district tune...

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Firefighter Injured In Monday Fire
Mar19

Firefighter Injured In Monday Fire

A Sulphur Springs firefighter was treated and released for what authorities are calling minor injuries sustained during a duplex fire on Lemon Drive Monday. The firefighter, who has not been identified, was treated for first and second degree burns to his ears and shoulder before being released from medical care Monday. When the blaze was first called in, emergency officials were told someone was inside the structure, but learned...

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Ladycat Softball Huge Win
Mar18

Ladycat Softball Huge Win

Lady Cats Softball 15, Paris 0 So much for a final warmup before district play, the Lady Cats were on fire Monday night (March 18) in a 15-0 win over Paris at Lady Cat Park. Freshman Addison Caddell threw a four-inning no hit shutout striking out 6 and walking only 2. The Lady Cats clubbed 18 hits and had a 13 run third inning. Kelsey Wallace led the hit parade hitting a grand slam home run in the big third inning and another round...

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Quick Response By Local Firefighters Saves Duplex From Total Destruction
Mar18

Quick Response By Local Firefighters Saves Duplex From Total Destruction

A duplex on Lemon Dr. caught fire around noon on Monday. Someone called in the fire, and firefighters as well as other emergency services were dispatched, and quickly on the scene. The fire started in the tenant side of the duplex, and the tenant was not home. The tenant side of the duplex quickly became engulfed in flames and sustained heavy damage as the smoke crossed the carport attaching the two units and poured smoke into the...

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A Text to 911 Results in Arrest for Family Violence
Mar18

A Text to 911 Results in Arrest for Family Violence

The new “text to 911” service available in Hopkins County proved to be beneficial to descalate a situation over the weekend. Hopkins County deputies responded to information about a man that was trying to harm himself at a residence on Hwy 69S. Upon arriving at the scene and talking with the man’s girlfriend, officers noticed visible marks on the woman’s neck from the boyfriend attempting to grabbing her and...

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Car Stuck In Ditch Lands Driver In Jail
Mar15

Car Stuck In Ditch Lands Driver In Jail

On Thursday afternoon, DPS officers responded to a vehicle stuck in the ditch near mile marker 141 on I-30 eastbound. The driver identified herself and showed what she said was her Texas Driver’s License. During the course of the investigation it was determined that this was false information. A routine check of the subject revealed that the driver had Dallas County and Tarrant County warrants for her arrest, under her real name...

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Suspicious Vehicle Report Ends In Arrest Of Arkansas Couple
Mar14

Suspicious Vehicle Report Ends In Arrest Of Arkansas Couple

A report of a suspicious vehicle on South Broadway led a DPS officer as well as county officials to contact the two occupants of the vehicle. During contact, the driver David Lee Welch, age 35, appeared nervous, and consent was given to search the vehicle. During the search, a clear plastic baggie was found, that appeared to contain methamphetamine “ice”. Both the driver and passenger, Heidi Welch, both from Benton...

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Boil Water Notice for Community Public Water Systems, Cumby Texas  March 12, 2019
Mar12

Boil Water Notice for Community Public Water Systems, Cumby Texas March 12, 2019

Due to low water pressure, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has required the City of Cumby water system, PWS Number 1120001 public water system to notify all customers to boil their water prior to consumption (e.g., washing hands/face, brushing teeth, drinking, etc). Children, seniors, and persons with weakened immune systems are particularly vulnerable to harmful bacteria, and all customers should follow these...

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A look at the big game.  Photos from the Sulphur Springs Wildcats Basketball Semifinals.
Mar08

A look at the big game. Photos from the Sulphur Springs Wildcats Basketball Semifinals.

“Photos courtesy of Isabel Reyna”  Wildcats Basketball Semifinals Wildcats Basketball Semifinals Wildcats Basketball Semifinals Wildcats Basketball Semifinals Sulphur Springs Wildcats Basketball Semifinals Sulphur Springs Wildcats Basketball Semifinals Sulphur Springs Wildcats Basketball Semifinals Sulphur Springs Wildcats Basketball...

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Wildcats lose to Wagner
Mar08

Wildcats lose to Wagner

By Butch Burney Sulphur Springs Wildcats Basketball Semifinals SAN ANTONIO – The best offense is a good defense, and San Antonio Wagner rode that old saying to a 62-52 victory over the Sulphur Springs Wildcats in the Class 5A state semifinals at the Alamodome Thursday night. The Thunderbirds forced 21 Wildcat turnovers and converted those into 25 points. It was especially damaging in the first quarter when Wagner scored 16 of...

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