Celebration Logo Appeared Saturday on South Broadway/Gilmer Route to Dining District
Aug03

Celebration Logo Appeared Saturday on South Broadway/Gilmer Route to Dining District

Inquiring minds have begun to ask what the Celebration City logo is doing placed every 200 feet from I-30 to Celebration Plaza. The logo appeared Saturday morning between the hours of 4 a.m. and 8 a.m. along the route. It is also found on the runway at the Municipal Airport, according to some sources. The logo begins just on the plaza side of the South Broadway, I-30 bridge and follows the route pointed out by the lighted signs on the...

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Cheerleaders Learning New Cheers, Run 3 Miles
Aug03

Cheerleaders Learning New Cheers, Run 3 Miles

Zearlene Roberts is beginning her fourth year as Cheerleader Sponsor at Sulphur Springs High School. Conditioning was a big emphasis at the squads’ first workout Monday. Included was a three mile run. Ms. Roberts said the cheerleaders had a lot of material to learn that was introduced to them at a recent camp in Grapevine. All three squads, Freshmen, JV and Varsity, received awards at the camp. “We hit it hard,”...

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Blue Blazes Going to Camp As New Season Begins
Aug03

Blue Blazes Going to Camp As New Season Begins

The Blue Blazes Drill Team got in a conditioning workout Monday morning at the High School before taking off in the afternoon for a week long boot camp. The camp will be held south of Fort Worth and will include girls from Joshua and Burleson. Blue Blazes Director Christie McCullough says besides bonding, the 33 Blue Blazes will be busy learning numerous football game and pep rally routines. Share...

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Library Presents Award Winning Storyteller
Aug03

Library Presents Award Winning Storyteller

Hope Cain, Librarian at Sulphur Springs Public Library, says the Summer Reading Program may have ended, but the Sulphur Springs Public Library is not finished with summer yet! She said, “If you remember going to the library when you were a child to listen to stories, pass those memories to a new generation… bring a kid to the library!”  Elizabeth Ellis will be at the library Saturday morning August 15 at 10am! Elizabeth...

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SSHS Tennis Team Counting on Quality as Practice Begins
Aug03

SSHS Tennis Team Counting on Quality as Practice Begins

The Wildcats co-ed Team Tennis squad showed up at 7 a.m. Monday for their first practice of this school year. Tennis Coach Tony Martinez says the early part of practice was used for conditioning drills. Coach Martinez expects his boys to be very competitive with five hungry freshmen battling five quality upperclassmen for court time. Coach Martinez says he only has three girls on the team after some dropped out this summer. Martinez...

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Wildcat Football Begins Practice
Aug03

Wildcat Football Begins Practice

Monday at 8 a.m. Sulphur Springs High School Wildcat football practice began for the 2015 season. Head Coach Greg Owens said the team has a lot of work to do but he is excited about the prospects for this year’s team. The team is focusing for some of the players catching up on conditioning, terminology, and play schemes. Owens said the players that participated in the summer Edge program are in shape but those that did not are...

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Basic Computer and Health Care Continuing Ed Classes at PJC-Sulphur Springs
Aug03

Basic Computer and Health Care Continuing Ed Classes at PJC-Sulphur Springs

The Paris Junior College-Sulphur Springs Center Continuing Education Department is offering basic computer and health care classes in August. The courses will meet on the campus located at 1202 West Houston. For registration or additional information, call 903-885-1232 or visit www.parisjc.edu/ce. Medication Aide Update will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 14. The course fulfills Texas Department of Health...

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SSISD Offers Online Paperwork Help Session
Aug03

SSISD Offers Online Paperwork Help Session

Sulphur Springs ISD will be offering another help session for online student registration through Skyward Family Access on Tuesday, August 4th at the Administration Building on Connally Street. Help will be available from 9:00AM until 7:00PM. SSISD will be providing help with all steps of the registration process including computers, logins, passwords, and assistance with forms. Please take advantage of this opportunity so that you...

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Voluntary Exit Agreement Provides Positive Note in MVISD Superintendent’s Resignation
Aug03

Voluntary Exit Agreement Provides Positive Note in MVISD Superintendent’s Resignation

Although Superintendent John Kaufman’s resignation gives an August 31, 2015 date, under the terms of his resignation agreement with the Mount Vernon School District, he vacated his office returning “…all keys, credit cards, if any, and other property, if any, of the District in Kaufman’s possession as it relates…” to his employment there. He was also to have all personal effects and property removed from his office. The agreement...

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Tira News by Jan Vaughn
Aug03

Tira News by Jan Vaughn

Tira News By Jan Vaughn   Dacy and the kids visited her parents, Robert and Yvonne Weir, on Saturday, the 18th.  They went to garage sales, while Wesley bowled with his “My Hero’s” bowling team. Later, they all met and played laser tag and then came home and swam. Chanse Fite and Brandi Day from Tira are headed to the World Series games in West Monroe, Louisiana. Their daughter Daylee Fite is a member of the All-Star Team...

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