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Winnsboro Police Report March 11-17, 2019
Mar18

Winnsboro Police Report March 11-17, 2019

Winnsboro Police made one arrest, answered 149 calls for service, issued 40 citations, and wrote 41 warnings during the report period March 11-17, 2019. There was one accident reported during the week. Treyvon Henderson, 21, of Winnsboro was arrested on 3/15/2-19 on a Wood County Warrant. The Winnsboro Police Department responded to a 1 vehicle accident on 3/1/2019 in the 1000 block of S. Walnut. The driver was transported by...

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Shadow Renaissance High Tea Fundraiser March 31st
Mar18

Shadow Renaissance High Tea Fundraiser March 31st

On March 31st, a fundraiser for Shadow Renaissance Festival will be held. There will be tea sandwiches, cupcake shepherds pies, many different selections of scones, fruits, cheeses, 6-8 different teas and the event will close with a wine tasting by Phinesse Farms. Tickets are priced at $25 per person and this event is for 21+. High Tea...

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Quick Response By Local Firefighters Saves Duplex From Total Destruction
Mar18

Quick Response By Local Firefighters Saves Duplex From Total Destruction

A duplex on Lemon Dr. caught fire around noon on Monday. The call came in while the owner was on an errand, and firefighters were dispatched. The fire started in the tenant side of the duplex, and the tenant was not home. The tenant side of the duplex quickly became engulfed in flames and sustained heavy damage as the smoke crossed the carport attaching the two units and poured smoke into the owner’s side of the duplex. The...

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Community Comes Together at Reilly Springs After Tree Damage from Wind
Mar17

Community Comes Together at Reilly Springs After Tree Damage from Wind

Following a storm which affected parts of Hopkins County early Thursday, March 14, a few damage reports came in to KSST. One of those was from tree damage at the Reilly Springs Community Center. A large tree was uprooted and fell across a driveway to the Community Center which connects it to the Reilly Springs Baptist Church next door. Apparently, the tree had a weakened root system. There was no injury and no damage to any building,...

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Sulphur Springs Animal Shelter Receives a Grant from Lambert’s MuttNation
Mar17

Sulphur Springs Animal Shelter Receives a Grant from Lambert’s MuttNation

On Saturday March 16, 2019, Barbi Blanch, an employee of City of Sulphur Springs Animal Control, noticed on Facebook that her shelter was the Texas recipient of the 50 States/50 Shelters Grant, an annual selection among deserving animal shelters. She quickly shared the news with her co-worker Annie Patridge. Interestingly, the Shelter already had a Pet Adoption Day scheduled that day at Tractor Supply in Sulphur Springs, so it turned...

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Dinner Bell Menu For March 20, 2019
Mar17

Dinner Bell Menu For March 20, 2019

Dinner Bell March 20, 2019 The V. F. W. local post is the Community Partner  Menu: Shepherd’s Pie Roasted Vegetables Garden Salad Yeast Rolls Pecan Pie Cake Butterscotch Pudding (the no added sugar dessert) Make Dinner Bell a Spring Break outing. Your out of school children are very welcome. Same time (11:45 a.m.). Same place (Fellowship Hall of the First United Methodist Church). Hope to see you for good food and great...

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Late Night Sports: Friday March 15th, 2019
Mar16

Late Night Sports: Friday March 15th, 2019

Wildcats Baseball 9, Greenville 2 Wildcat Jaxon Chaney pounded a grand slam home run and a three-run homer to power the Wildcats’ baseball team past Greenville, 9-2 in their home district opener at Wildcat Park Friday night (March 15). Chaney’s three-run shot was a part of a five run first inning that put the Wildcats up 5-0. His grand slam in the bottom of the sixth made it a 9-1 game. Jace Burchfield also drove in a run...

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Commerce Tennis Tournament-Big Wins for SS
Mar16

Commerce Tennis Tournament-Big Wins for SS

Sulphur Springs secures 1st place in the Boys and Girls Division. Emily Dick 1st place Consolation Girls Singles Zoe Wilson 3rd place Girls Singles Savannah Lilley and Paige Miesse 1st place Consolation Girls Doubles Carlos Lopez / Jeauxleigh Cantu 1st place Mixed...

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Blue Blazes Upcoming Spring Show
Mar15

Blue Blazes Upcoming Spring Show

SSHS Blue Blazes Continue to Work on Their Spring Show Coming in April After next week’s spring break, when the Sulphur Springs Blue Blazes Drill Team returns to school, they will have about 5 weeks until their annual Spring Show. This year’s Spring Show will take place April 26-27. The theme of this year’s show is Jukebox Saturday Night. Blue Blazes Director Christie McCullough calls it a trip down memory lane that...

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PJC Regents commend students,  learn of enrollment increase
Mar15

PJC Regents commend students, learn of enrollment increase

Paris Junior College Students at Regent meeting Paris Junior College was well represented at Community College Day at the Texas Capital late last month with students from all three campuses participating in the special event in Austin. While in Austin for Community College Day on Jan. 30, the students were able to meet Rep. Dan Flynn and Rep. Gary VanDeaver. PJC Regents recognized Cyan Burkhart, Kyson Hogue, Sylvia Feijen, Tabitha...

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