Rebecca “Becky” Ann Calvert
May29

Rebecca “Becky” Ann Calvert

Mrs. Rebecca “Becky” Ann Calvert, age 72 of Lindale, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at home, with her family by her side. Becky was born in Sulphur Springs on January 30, 1943 to the late Morris Sheppard Bullock and Mary Ellen Green Bullock. She graduated from Pickton High School in 1961, attended East Texas State University, and The University of Southwestern Louisiana. She loved serving others,...

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Community Education Classes Offered at PJC-Sulphur Springs
May29

Community Education Classes Offered at PJC-Sulphur Springs

Several health care classes are available in June from the Paris Junior College-Sulphur Springs Center Continuing Education Department.  Courses will meet at the center campus, located at 1202 West Houston. For registration or additional information, call 903-885-1232. A Nurse Aide class will be offered from 5 to 9 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays, June 15-July 8. The clinical will meet from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday,...

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Public Library Announces Children’s Summer Reading Program
May29

Public Library Announces Children’s Summer Reading Program

Hope Cain, librarian, announces the Summer Reading Program for the Sulphur Springs Public Library. Every Monday in June and July is “It’s your Mission Monday” Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to check out a book from the library! Each child that checks out a book with his own card gets to choose a prize in our treasure chest! Each Tuesday and Thursday offer Storytime! To better serve our community we are offering our...

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Friday School Board Special Meeting Had Light Agenda
May29

Friday School Board Special Meeting Had Light Agenda

During a Friday special meeting of the Sulphur Springs ISD school board, Superintendent Michael Lamb presented a preliminary report on testing scores for the district. The board passed a resolution stating compliance with Senate Bill 149 and approved a bid to purchase a maintenance vehicle from Sulphur Springs Dodge. Also during the meeting, Board President John Prickette presented Don Sapaugh a plaque in recognition of his service as...

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Toni Lynn Allbritton
May29

Toni Lynn Allbritton

Toni Lynn Allbritton, 52, of Winnsboro, passed away on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 in Winnsboro, TX. Arrangements are pending with West Oaks Funeral...

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Memorial Hospital Partners with CHRISTUS Health
May29

Memorial Hospital Partners with CHRISTUS Health

Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board of Directors has announced the selection of CHRISTUS Health as its proposed partner in the ongoing management and operation of the hospital.  The organizations have signed a non-binding letter of intent, taking the first step toward finalizing their relationship. When the deal is completed, CHRISTUS Health will acquire the majority share of and will manage the hospital, clinic, and related...

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Man’s Bond Set at $1.4-Million for Sexual Assault Charges
May29

Man’s Bond Set at $1.4-Million for Sexual Assault Charges

A 20-year old Sulphur Springs man was arrested Thursday morning at the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Department for sexual assault of two girls under the age of ten. Hunter James Dixon was charged with continuous sexual assault of a child and with aggravated sexual assault of a child before Justice of the Peace Brad Cummings who set bond for Dixon at a total of $1.4-million. Sheriff’s Chief Criminal Investigator Lewis Tatum...

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Hopkins County Dairy Festival Recipe Contest
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2015 Hopkins County  TOMATO FESTIVAL!
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City Seeks Grant for Market
May28

City Seeks Grant for Market

The city of Sulphur Springs is seeking $99,900 in grant funds from the USDA to improve the cities Farmers markets. City Director of Community Development Shane Shepard says approximately 75-percent of the grant moneys will be used to promote the market and near 25-percent will be used for entertainment at the market. A small amount of the grant will be used to train the venders in how to better display their products and how to sell...

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