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Channel 18 News Thursday, August 17, 2017
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Sulphur Springs Boys Baseball Association Fall Ball Registration is Underway
Aug17

Sulphur Springs Boys Baseball Association Fall Ball Registration is Underway

It’s time to register for Fall Ball. Forms are available at Fieldhouse Sports. Deadline to register is August 26. Fees : Ages 3&4 – $50 Ages 5 and up – $65 $5 discount for siblings in the same household, after the first registration at full price.  Mandatory fundraiser participation, OR pay $25 opt out fee at the time of registration.  Out of town teams – $650 + fundraiser. Games are *tentatively* set to...

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Offensive Coordinator Likes Team’s Energy
Aug17

Offensive Coordinator Likes Team’s Energy

Wildcats Offensive Coordinator Matt Young likes what he is seeing from offensive players so far. The Wildcats completed a third day of practice without pads Wednesday evening outside the Multipurpose Building. Coach Young says he loves the kids’ energy. He says Monday was an especially good day. He says there was a dip Tuesday. Coach Young says Tuesday wasn’t bad. It just did not match Monday. He says players rebounded...

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Wildcat Team Tennis Still Seeking First Win
Aug17

Wildcat Team Tennis Still Seeking First Win

Despite the fact that the Wildcats’ team tennis squad lost to Tyler Lee, 17-2 Wednesday at the Wildcat Tennis Complex, something quite extraordinary happened. Wildcat senior Jasmine Cruz won her girls’ singles match against a Tyler lee opponent. Cruz has been playing tennis about a month and a half and her win Wednesday was her first ever. Cruz and another senior asked Wildcats Tennis Coach Tony Martinez for a chance to...

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Wood County Scout Successful in Fundraiser for Vests for Law Enforcement
Aug17

Wood County Scout Successful in Fundraiser for Vests for Law Enforcement

It all started with a mission for his community service project to achieve his Merit Badge working towards becoming an Eagle Scout. Thirteen (13) year old Jaxon “Hoss” Holland saw the need after the shooting of police officers in Dallas, TX July 8, 2016. Jaxon decided to make it his mission to start a fundraiser that he would be able to purchase 31 vests in 31 days for the Wood County Deputies and 1 K9. These vests are Level IV...

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Video and Story: Two Hearts: Country Music Sisters Hanah and Hailee Will Steal Your Heart
Aug17

Video and Story: Two Hearts: Country Music Sisters Hanah and Hailee Will Steal Your Heart

Just two years apart for most of the year, sisters Hanah Moore and Hailee Nixon may look and sound like budding country music artists, and they are. But thanks to their Nana, they are miles ahead of other small-town singers their age. They already have two years experience on the family “summer tours”, with bookings from South Texas to Amarillo and from Nashville to California. And that’s not to mention the many...

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City Council Told Aging Infrastructure Presents Even Bigger Problems for Future
Aug17

City Council Told Aging Infrastructure Presents Even Bigger Problems for Future

During Tuesday’s City of Sulphur Springs Council meeting, infrastructure—water and sewer lines and streets—was noted to be poised to pose huge issues for the city. In a study of City of Sulphur Springs infrastructure, the water and sewer systems were aged to determine areas over 50 years old. Fifty years is the age at which lines and equipment should be changed. When the first study was conducted, 32% of water and sewer lines had...

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Chamber Connection August 17, 2017
Aug17

Chamber Connection August 17, 2017

Time is running out to enter the 2nd Annual Chamber of Commerce Photography Contest!  Let me review the basics.  Anyone of any age can enter as we have a children’s category.  The picture must be newer than January 1, 2015, and must have been taken in Hopkins County. The contest will be open from August 1st to August 31st.  There are seven categories you may enter: Natural World, Travel, People, The Hopkins County Experience, Altered...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Discusses 2017-2018 Budget, Infrastructure
Aug17

Sulphur Springs City Council Discusses 2017-2018 Budget, Infrastructure

Sulphur Springs City Council discussed the $38-million budget for 2017-2018 with all department heads on Tuesday night. The budget is larger than last year thanks to the work being done at the Waste Water Treatment Plant. The water plant will received the same rework in five to seven years. Planning has begun. The plants must be reworked due to EPA guidelines. Although water, sewer, and sanitation rates will see a slight cost of...

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Channel 18 News Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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