Betty Herman
Dec10

Betty Herman

Betty Herman, age 95, of Sulphur Springs, passed away on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at her residence. Arrangements are pending with West Oaks Funeral Home. Share...

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Ward Melvin Cooksey
Dec10

Ward Melvin Cooksey

Ward Melvin Cooksey, age 81, of Sulphur Springs, passed away on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Carriage House Manor. Arrangements are pending with West Oaks Funeral Home. Share...

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Six Wildcat Football Players Earn Academic All-State Honors
Dec10

Six Wildcat Football Players Earn Academic All-State Honors

Six Wildcats’ football players earned Academic All-State Honors. Receiver D.J. Hall and linebacker Easton Silman made the Second Team. Four offensive linemen, Jessy Darrow, Richard Green, Gideon Gregory and Logan Pierce, were Honorable Mention selections. Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens, who announced the team, said this is a great honor to be recognized as an Academic All-State Football Player. He added these young men are...

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Wildcats Win in Double Overtime; Lady Cats Defeat Edgewood; Both Play in Tournament Championships
Dec10

Wildcats Win in Double Overtime; Lady Cats Defeat Edgewood; Both Play in Tournament Championships

Wildcats 62, Center 57 (double overtime) The Wildcats’ basketball team qualified for the final game at a Nacogdoches Central Heights tournament with a thrilling double overtime win over Center, 62-57 Friday night. The game ended up in a 49-49 tie after regulation and 53-53 after the first overtime before the Wildcats outscored Center 9-4 in the second overtime to win. Victor Iwuakor battled foul trouble but still led the...

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Channel 18 News, Friday, December 9, 2016
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3rd Annual Coat Giveaway Saturday
Dec09
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SSISD Elementary Students Challenged to Dream Big
Dec09

SSISD Elementary Students Challenged to Dream Big

Students in Sulphur Springs Elementary, Primary, and Early Childhood schools were challenged to Dream Big Friday during a presentation by Dare to Dream leader Jeff Harris and SSHS students Sadie Evans and Juan Gudino. Gudino and Evans anchor a weekly newscast for the Dare to Dream program. Harris stated the elementary aged students see them as role models due to their televised fame. The presentation will be included in Channel 18...

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County Fire Station Produces Safe View of Roadway
Dec09

County Fire Station Produces Safe View of Roadway

Trees and shrubs that have hidden Hopkins County Fire Department Station 20 and their access to Texas and League Streets have been cleared. County Fire Chief Andy Endsley stated the better view for drivers along the street and for the fire trucks leaving and entering the station will improve safety at the location that serves as the central fire station for the county. All firemen at that station are professional, paid firemen....

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Couple Arrested for Injury to a Child
Dec09

Couple Arrested for Injury to a Child

Tiffany Nicole Epps, 29, and Glenn Anthony Epps, 37, were arrested at the Child Protective Services Office in Sulphur Springs regarding two felony warrants for injury to a child. Epps and her husband were involved in a lengthy investigation by the Special Crimes Unit and CPS Agents regarding the sale and use of cocaine from their residence, 525 South Locust Street in Sulphur Springs.  During the completion of the case the two youngest...

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Tira News
Dec09

Tira News

by Jan Vaughn Please be in prayer for the family of Joyce Oetting Рher husband, Ed Oetting, daughters, Annette Loper and Tina Gardner, from our community, and sons, Michael Wilson, Eric Wilson, and Dean Oetting and their families. Visitation is scheduled from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at the Birthright Baptist Church on Friday, December 9th,  with a memorial service to follow. The Tira City Council meeting was held at the on Tuesday,...

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