Otis James (O. J.) Wade
Aug04

Otis James (O. J.) Wade

Funeral service for Otis James (O.J. ) Wade, 86, of Emory, will be held 10:30 am, Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, at Emory United Methodist Church.  Rev. David Diller will officiate.  Interment will follow in Smyrna Cemetery.  Visitation will be on Thursday evening, 6:00-8:00 pm at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home. Mr. Wade died at his residence on Monday morning, Aug. 3, 2015. He was born Nov. 25, 1928, in Emory, to Egbert and Jessie Northcutt...

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FBI Arrests Sosa-Pintor
Aug04

FBI Arrests Sosa-Pintor

Fernando Sosa-Pintor, 52, was arrested again last week for possession of child pornography. This time the arrest was initiated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Sosa-Pintor was held in Hopkins County Jail until Tuesday, August 04, 2015, when he was taken to Plano for a hearing in federal court. The hearing was scheduled for Tuesday afternoon but the results are not known at this time. The Sulphur Springs man was arrested by...

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PJC Public Information Services by Paul Bailey
Aug04

PJC Public Information Services by Paul Bailey

  Paris Junior College begins its 91st year of offering higher education and vocational training opportunities in Northeast Texas this fall. Through the years, it has opened campuses in Sulphur Springs and Greenville, in addition to the original Paris campus. This has given more people access to advanced education and training. Here is how and why PJC has a long history of success.   By Paul Bailey PJC Public Information...

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National Weather Service Issues Heat Advisory for Next Two Days
Aug04

National Weather Service Issues Heat Advisory for Next Two Days

High temperatures will approach triple digits Wednesday afternoon, August 5th with heat index values exceeding 105 degrees across the Northern half of North Texas including Hopkins, Delta, Hunt, Rains Counties, as well as the D/FW metro area. The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a heat advisory from 1 p.m. Wednesday, August 5th, until 8 p.m. Thursday August 6th. Temperatures will exceed 100 degrees with maximum heat...

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What is 54321+8?  Read to Find Out! – by Johanna Hicks
Aug04

What is 54321+8? Read to Find Out! – by Johanna Hicks

What is 54321+8?  Read to Find Out! I recently had the privilege of attending the 2015 Texas Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences conference in Brenham.  We had some very informative speakers, and I want to highlight one in particular.  Maureen Lyons is a familiar name among Family & Consumer Sciences professionals.  She works for Health Edco, an educational resource company.  Her presentation was “54321+8 (or...

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Sulphur Springs Law Enforcement Rescue Dog Locked in Car
Aug04

Sulphur Springs Law Enforcement Rescue Dog Locked in Car

Tuesday morning, August 4, at 11 a.m. Sulphur Springs Animal Shelter officers and local law enforcement officers responded to a call about a dog left locked in a vehicle in the Walmart parking. It took nearly two hours for responders to get the dog out of the car. “Ironically, the dog had actually broken its chain at home and the owners were afraid of the dog getting loose, so they took the dog with them to Walmart and locked it...

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Animals of the Week: Anna and Elsa
Aug04

Animals of the Week: Anna and Elsa

Anna and Elsa are two Shepard/Border Collie mix “sisters”. The two dogs were found on Russell Drive last week. “They are untrained,” Animal Control Officer Barbi Blanch said.” They are young, so they’re trainable.” The two dogs are both 6 months old, which is the perfect time to begin their training, according to Animal Shelter staff. It is actually unknown if the two dogs are, in fact,...

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Pilot Dies As Result of Burns and Injures Sustained in Crash
Aug04

Pilot Dies As Result of Burns and Injures Sustained in Crash

The pilot of a small biplane that crashed at Sulphur Springs Municipal Airport has died today, August 4, according to Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jay Sanders. David German, 46, of Nebraska, had been in critical condition at Parkland Hospital in Dallas since Thursday, July 30th after fire engulfed his private plane and he was transported to there by air ambulance. His death resulted from his burns and injuries sustained in the crash....

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Ty Funderburk Benefit
Aug04
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Now There Are Three; GSC, Inc Becomes Diamond Sponsor for Lights of Life Campaign
Aug04

Now There Are Three; GSC, Inc Becomes Diamond Sponsor for Lights of Life Campaign

Donna Rudzik, Gloria Mitchell and Polly Swatsell, the 2015-2016 Lights of Life Campaign chairs, are excited, grateful and humbled to announce that GSC, Inc., Mickey and Barbara McKenzie have committed to be a $20,000 DIAMOND Sponsor of the campaign. The presentation was made Tuesday, August 4th at 11 a.m. at GSC corportate offices.  “That’s our 3rd DIAMOND sponsor” exclaimed Polly Swatsell.  “We are so blessed to have three DIAMOND...

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