Home on Moore Street Damaged by Fire Friday Night
Jan31

Home on Moore Street Damaged by Fire Friday Night

Fire heavily damaged the attic and dining room of a house at 207 South Moore in Sulphur Springs just after midnight Friday morning. The fire, probably accidental, may have been caused by a wood-burning stove.

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Hopkins County United Way Exceeds Goal Will Distribute the Excess
Jan31

Hopkins County United Way Exceeds Goal Will Distribute the Excess

Wednesday will be a big day for the Hopkins County United Way. Since they went over their $160,000 goal, they will distribute excess allocation checks to 17 organizations they supported last year at the AgriLife Extension Office at 11 a.m.

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Sulphur Springs City Council Meets Tuesday Night
Jan31

Sulphur Springs City Council Meets Tuesday Night

At a regular meeting Tuesday night, the Sulphur Springs City Council will consider on first reading an ordinance amending the city zoning ordinance regarding off premise signage. A May 9 city council election will also be called.

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Wildcats’ district UIL Academic Competition Takes Place Tuesday
Jan31

Wildcats’ district UIL Academic Competition Takes Place Tuesday

The first chance to score points in the Wildcats’ district UIL Academic competition takes place Tuesday in Mt Pleasant. Cross Examination debaters will be competing for district honors.

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Hopkins County Commissioners Court’s Holds Jail Construction Meeting
Jan31

Hopkins County Commissioners Court’s Holds Jail Construction Meeting

The Hopkins County Commissioners Court’s weekly visit with their construction manager-at-risk for the new county jail project will take place earlier this Wednesday. The meeting in the Sedalco Meeting Facility at 201 Houston will take place at 11 a.m.The meetings are open to the public.

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Kids Trout Fishing Day is Scheduled for Saturday
Jan31

Kids Trout Fishing Day is Scheduled for Saturday

The annual Kids Trout Fishing Day is scheduled for Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Peavine Pinion Pond. The free event also features soft drinks and hotdogs as well as door prizes.

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Yantis School Board Starts It’s Search for a Superintendent
Jan31

Yantis School Board Starts It’s Search for a Superintendent

The Yantis School Board will discuss the search for an interim superintendent and a new superintendent at a special meeting Monday at 5 p.m. in the district cafeteria. Current Superintendent Penny White is headed for Medina ISD.

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Joe Finnie
Jan31

Joe Finnie

Joe Finnie, age 75, of Sulphur Springs, TX, passed away Saturday, January 31, 2015 at Medical Center Plano in Plano. Arrangements are pending with West Oaks Funeral Home. www.westoaksfuneralhome.com

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Maxine Hamlin
Jan31

Maxine Hamlin

Maxine Hamlin, age 77, of Sulphur Springs, TX, passed away Saturday, January 31, 2015 at Sulphur Springs Health & Rehab. Arrangements are pending with West Oaks Funeral Home. www.westoaksfuneralhome.com

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William “Cheyenne” Hudson, Sr.
Jan31

William “Cheyenne” Hudson, Sr.

Funeral services for William “Cheyenne” Hudson, Sr., age 79 of Sulphur Springs, will be held 1:00 p.m., Monday, February 2, 2015 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home with T.J. Hudson officiating.  Interment will follow at Restlawn Memorial Park with Marshall Hudson, Chance Hudson, Dustyn Jones, Dakota Hudson, Brandon Hudson and Cameron Hudson serving as pallbearers.  Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Sunday,...

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