Lady Cat Softball Faces Whitehouse in Bi-District
Apr25

Lady Cat Softball Faces Whitehouse in Bi-District

Lady Cat Softball enters bi-district action Thursday, April 30 and May 1 facing Whitehouse. The Thursday game, Game 1 will be played at either Whitehouse or Brookhill with Game 2 played Friday night at Lady Cat Park. Both games begin at 6 p.m. The Friday night game in Sulphur Springs will also serve as Senior Night for the Lady Cats. The Lady Cats were unable to finish their district schedule on their home field due to weather...

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Annual Ice Cream and Auction at FFA Project Show Saturday
Apr25

Annual Ice Cream and Auction at FFA Project Show Saturday

The Local FFA Project Show SaturdayApril 25, 2015 at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center featured entries from Sulphur Springs High School students. The show and judging began at 10 a.m. Items are on display throughout the day. At 5 p.m. the annual ice cream supper featuring homemade ice cream made by parents of FFA students will serve until 6 p.m. at which time the annual auction/fund raiser begins. Donations, purchase price of...

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Lady Cats Win; Wildcats Play Monday 7 p.m.
Apr25

Lady Cats Win; Wildcats Play Monday 7 p.m.

The Lady Cats’ softball team ended district play on a high note with a 17-6 win at Pine Tree Friday night.  The Lady Cats improved their district record to 11-3 and their season mark to 17-5.  The Lady Cats will play Whitehouse, Lindale or Corsicana in the playoffs. Meanwhile the Wildcats’ baseball game scheduled for Friday at 7 p.m. at Eagle Stadium was postponed by rain and wet grounds.  It had been rescheduled for...

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Early Voting Begins Monday for City Election
Apr25

Early Voting Begins Monday for City Election

The only race in Sulphur Springs city, school and hospital elections is one for a seat on the City Council.  Incumbent Oscar Aguilar faces a challenge from former councilman Charles Oxford. Early voting begins Monday at new City Hall and will continue weekdays through Tuesday, May 5.  Hours are 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. daily except next Tuesday and Thursday, which will have extended hours of 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.  The early voting site is on...

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High Winds, Heavy Rain, Hail Move Across Hopkins County Friday Evening
Apr24

High Winds, Heavy Rain, Hail Move Across Hopkins County Friday Evening

At 7:51 p.m. Friday night, the National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Rains and Hopkins Counties. A strong thunderstorm near Emory and 16 miles southwest of Sulphur Springs was moving across the area at 55 miles per hour. Winds in excess of 40 mph and nickel sized hail along with heavy rain were possible in the storm. Flood watch and then a flood advisory were issued for urban and low lying areas in the...

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