Friday Night Movie- Pokemon The Movie 2000
Aug24

Friday Night Movie- Pokemon The Movie 2000

This week Friday the 26th is movie night on Celebration Plaza! And this weeks movie is Pokemon The Movie 2000! This movie is about Ash’s adventure begins when a powerful storm beaches him and his friends on Shamouti Island just as the islanders are preparing to cast the hero role in their annual festival. They offer it to Ash. It sounds like fun, so he accepts. The festival enacts an ancient legend about three great and powerful...

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Terrific Tuesdays Club Treated to Musical Talents of Hannah Kirby
Aug24

Terrific Tuesdays Club Treated to Musical Talents of Hannah Kirby

Terrific Tuesdays Club was treated to the musical talents of Hannah Kirby Tuesday, August 23rd. Terrific Tuesdays Club is a respite for patients with Alzheimer’s or dementia related illnesses. Terrific Tuesdays Club meets every Tuesday at First United Methodist Church. Share...

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Lady Cats Defeat Mt Vernon; Ready for Tyler Tourney
Aug24

Lady Cats Defeat Mt Vernon; Ready for Tyler Tourney

Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Justin Maness said his team played perhaps their cleanest game of the year as they defeated Mt. Vernon, 3-0 in Wildcats Gym Tuesday night. The score was 25-15, 25-16 and 25-21. Coach Maness said his team was clicking adding they ran their plays well and passed well. In kills, Kaylee Jefferson led the way with 12, Mieke VanBenthem and Autumn Tanton added 6 each and Sheretta Hill had 5. Tori Moore provided 24...

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Channel 18 News Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Aug23
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PJC Board of Regents Proposes Lower Tax Rates, Adopts Budget
Aug23

PJC Board of Regents Proposes Lower Tax Rates, Adopts Budget

The Paris Junior College Board of Regents, at their regular meeting this week, voted to approve a proposed property tax rate of .1773, a reduction from the previous year’s rate of .1875. The proposed rate will be presented for formal adoption at the September meeting. The board also voted to revise PJC’s district service plan upon receiving updated property tax valuation rolls from the five counties served by PJC, thus...

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Lady Cats Host Tigers; Game to Be Broadcast on KSST
Aug23

Lady Cats Host Tigers; Game to Be Broadcast on KSST

The Lady Cats’ volleyball team returns to the home court Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. as they play Mt. Vernon. It’s the Lady Cats first appearance at home since their season openers on August 9. Two weeks ago they defeated Sherman, 3-0 and then lost a hard fought match with North Lamar, 3-2. Since then the Lady Cats have been on a pretty good roll. They won the consolation championship in a Garland tournament winning four...

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Chamber of Commerce Photography Contest Entries Due August 31
Aug23

Chamber of Commerce Photography Contest Entries Due August 31

Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a digital photo contest. Photos must have been taken in Hopkins County. Deadline for submission of digital photos is August 31, 2016. Below are the rules for the contest and releases for art and models. Chamber of Commerce Photo Contest Rules Term: The Chamber of Commerce’s first Annual Photography Contest begins August 1, 2016, and ends August 31, 2016, at 11:59 PM Central Standard Time...

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Defense Department Reviewing Placing Names on Wall Following Francis Ride
Aug23

Defense Department Reviewing Placing Names on Wall Following Francis Ride

Monday afternoon Sulphur Spring celebrated the return of Del Francis following his bicycle ride to Washington DC. Francis, 74, rode his bicycle over 1500 miles to the capital to raise awareness for the 74 seamen who lost their lives during the Vietnam War. His desire is to have their names placed on the National Vietnam War Memorial Wall. June 3, 1969, 3 a.m. maneuvering around an Australian Aircraft Carrier, inexperienced sailors on...

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Sulphur Springs Man Arrested for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child
Aug23

Sulphur Springs Man Arrested for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child

Hopkins County Deputies found him standing in the doorway of his apartment on Jackson Street. There they served an indictment warrant for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child on William Lonnie Wallis, 57, of Sulphur Springs. The offense occurred in February of this year according to Sulphur Springs Detective Sgt. David Gilmore. Wallis is charged with having committed the aggravated sexual assault of a 3 year old child. Gilmore...

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Another Rain Out for Wildcat Team Tennis
Aug23

Another Rain Out for Wildcat Team Tennis

Wildcats Tennis Coach Tony Martinez had plans for his team tennis squad to have seven matches under their belts before district play gets underway on September 6. A scheduling mix up and lots of August rain have ruined those plans. The latest rain out occurred Monday. The Wildcats had a scheduled afternoon match at Wills Point. It was washed out and will not be rescheduled. An August 9 morning match at Whitehouse was not played due to...

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