Dr. Philip White Retirement Reception
Nov21

Dr. Philip White Retirement Reception

Dr. and Mrs. White were honored today by the Memorial Hospital and their daughter Meredith an RN for his 34 years of service to the hospital and his patients. Memorial Hospital CEO Michael McAndrew and Dr. Philip White                                   Mr. and Mrs. Philip White                      ...

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Hopkins Place Sponsors a Holiday Toy Drive
Nov20

Hopkins Place Sponsors a Holiday Toy Drive

Hopkins Place in Sulphur Springs is partnering with Hospice Plus to collect toys for Blue Santa. A Blue Santa barrel is located at Hopkins Place. The effort began November 1 and will continue until December 9. On the 9th there will be a special toy drop-off event at Hopkins Place. The building will be decorated and there will be carolers, candy canes for children along with hot cocoa and hot cider. Sherry Drummond, Director of...

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FUMC Jerusalem Carving Gains Fame
Nov17

FUMC Jerusalem Carving Gains Fame

Story by Steven Payne, KSST Intern The First United Methodist Church hosts a carving of early AD Jerusalem which is on display in the main building for anyone who wants to see. The carving was done by  Eyad, Wisam, and Arch Rasha Salsaa, three brothers from Israel who met FUMC senior Pastor Pete Adrian when Wisam was his guide during Pastor Adrian’s time in the Middle East. “All the pieces of the carving have been glued...

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PJC Has Big Plans for the Former Foxworth Building on the Loop
Nov17

PJC Has Big Plans for the Former Foxworth Building on the Loop

Big changes are coming to the Paris Junior College Sulphur Springs campus. PJC has purchased the old Foxworth-Galbraith building and they plan to build a 4,800 square foot welding shop. A state grant will provide equipment. The old showroom will be converted to classes to teach mechatronics and 3D drafting. Courses will be available in the spring. Phase II calls for building 18 new classrooms to move classes for traditional students...

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United Way 100% Club for November 12th, 2014
Nov17

United Way 100% Club for November 12th, 2014

100 % Club for November 12, 2014; companies meeting or exceeding the posted goal Sulphur Springs Middle School SSISD Technology Dept. Big Smith’s/Dip Net Muddy Jake’s Payne Electric Texas Trading Company Appliance Hospital Medicine Chest Lou Nell’s Sulphur Springs Floral 24 Hour Gym A&S Air Conditioning The Shoe Inn All World Travel Berning Insurance Group Sulphur Springs Vision Dr. Doughtie Dr. Tris Dr. Fielder Civic Center Staff...

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UPRA Cinch Rodeo Nov. 21st, 22nd and 23rd
Nov16
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Local Banks Closing Thursday the 27th
Nov14

Local Banks Closing Thursday the 27th

All local banks will be closed Thursday, November 27th and will re-open for business on Friday, November 28th.

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The Blue Santa Toy Drive is Underway
Nov14

The Blue Santa Toy Drive is Underway

The Blue Santa toy drive is underway. Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jay Sanders says they hope to help from 1500 to 1600 children, their biggest year ever. Parents can fill out applications at CANHelp at 613 Gilmer. Deadline for applications is November 26 although Chief Sanders says no one in need will be turned away. The Salvation Army will be taking applications for clothing from Angel Tree Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon and next...

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Brian Toliver and Family Hosts the Grand Opening of Toliver Ford
Nov12

Brian Toliver and Family Hosts the Grand Opening of Toliver Ford

At noon Wednesday, Brian and Leesa Toliver, along with their sons Brent and Jonathan, their wives and grandchildren, hosted the Grand Opening of the renovated Toliver Ford. The turn out for the event was excellent with the showroom packed from wall to wall. The Toliver family has been in the automobile business since 1930, when the price of a Ford pickup was $295.00. As their great-grandfather , Mr. R.L. Burton, used to say,...

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