Michael Kenney
Sep26

Michael Kenney

Funeral arrangements for Michael Kenney, age 49, of Sulphur Springs are pending with Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home. Mr. Kenney passed away Sunday, September 25, 2016, in Sulphur Springs. Share...

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Alice Marie Sissel
Sep26

Alice Marie Sissel

Alice Marie Sissel, age 100, of Emory, passed away Friday, September 23, 2016, at her granddaughters home in Alba. Funeral service is scheduled for 10:00 AM, Monday, September 26, 2016, at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home of Emory with Bro. Wayne Wolfe and Bro. Billy Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Pilgrim Rest Cemetery #1.  Visitation will be Sunday, September 25, 6-8 pm at the funeral home. Alice was born on January 25, 1916,...

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One Vehicle Accident Results in Death of Yantis School Board Member
Sep26

One Vehicle Accident Results in Death of Yantis School Board Member

A one vehicle accident on State Highway 154 South, near the FM1567E intersection resulted in the death of the driver, Yantis School Board Member Michael Kenney, 49. Kenney was 1.5 miles from his home at the time of the accident, according to Justice of the Peace Brad Cummings. Cummings stated that witnesses following Kenney stated he was driving with no problems when suddenly he crossed into the oncoming lane of traffic and left the...

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Renovation On State Highway 19 in Rains County Begins October 3
Sep26

Renovation On State Highway 19 in Rains County Begins October 3

PARIS – Texas Department of Transportation officials today announced that work to renovate State Highway 19 in Rains County will begin Oct. 3, 2016. Contractor DL Lennon Inc., Commerce, Texas, was awarded the contract for this project valued at more than $8.4 million. TxDOT officials said the contractor has 255 working days, weather permitting, to complete this project. The target completion date is November 2017. The contractor’s...

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Walk Like MADD 9/24/21016  Video Story
Sep25
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A. B. Wade
Sep25

A. B. Wade

Funeral services for Mr. A.B. Wade, age 70, of Sulphur Springs, have been scheduled for Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 11:00am at Tapp Funeral Home Chapel.  Visitation will be on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Tapp Funeral Home. Mr. Wade passed away Saturday, September 24, 2016 at his residence. Arrangements under the direction of Tapp Funeral Home.   Share...

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Safety Texturing Work Begins Sept. 26 Across TxDOT Paris District
Sep25

Safety Texturing Work Begins Sept. 26 Across TxDOT Paris District

PARIS – Texas Department of Transportation officials today announced that motorists traveling in seven of nine counties in the Paris District may encounter contractor crews working along several roadways during the next few weeks. Contractor Stripe-A-Zone of Grand Prairie, Texas, will be milling rumble strips into roadway shoulders and centerlines on many roadways beginning Sept. 26. Rumble strips are a road texture safety feature...

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Wildcats Win District Opener as Offense Rolled Up 518 Yards
Sep24

Wildcats Win District Opener as Offense Rolled Up 518 Yards

For the first half of the first quarter against Pine Tree on the road Friday night, the Wildcats appeared to be in trouble. The Pirates scored on two short runs and had a 14-0 lead. They recovered an onside kick after the first touchdown and promptly scored the second. Then the Wildcats unveiled a secret weapon, senior wide receiver Tyrese Peters, who has missed the last season and a half due to injuries. Quarterback Ryan Humphries...

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Lady Cats Win Epic Battle in Pine Tree
Sep24

Lady Cats Win Epic Battle in Pine Tree

The Lady Cats’ volleyball team won an epic district volleyball match Friday at Pine Tree. They seemed to be on the ropes all evening. The Lady Pirates took set one, 32-30. The Lady Cats fought back for a set two win, 25-17. Pine Tree then took a 2-1 lead in sets winning 25-16. On the verge of defeat, the Lady Cats managed a 25-23 set four win. In the decisive fifth set, the Lady Cats pulled out the 3-2 victory, winning 15-10. It...

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Channel 18 News Friday 09-23-16
Sep23
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