Auto Fire, Repossessions, Questionable Business Practices Plague Lot on Gilmer Street
May05

Auto Fire, Repossessions, Questionable Business Practices Plague Lot on Gilmer Street

A Sulphur Springs fire investigator is seeking to determine the reason for an April 29th auto fire discovered at 2:03 a.m. behind what has been the location for Father and Son Auto on Gilmer Street. Fire Inspector Aaron Kager is seeking the cause of the fire discovered when Sulphur Springs Firemen were returning to Fire Station 2, according to the City Fire Marshall. The firemen noticed the blaze and responded to the location. After...

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Video Documentary of Rotary Claws for a Cause
May05
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Lady Cats Count on Hitting Skills Against Waxahachie
May05

Lady Cats Count on Hitting Skills Against Waxahachie

When one hears about the Waxahachie Lady Indians that the Lady Cats’ softball team will be playing in an Area game Saturday at 6 p.m. at North Forney, they sound just like the Lady Cats. However Lady Cats Coach David Carrillo says there are some subtle differences that should gave his team an advantage. Coach Carrillo says Waxahachie is a young teams and a good hitting team. He adds the offensive strength of the Lady Indians...

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Sports Banquet Honors SSHS Athletes Tonight
May05

Sports Banquet Honors SSHS Athletes Tonight

The 2015-2016 Sulphur Springs Wildcat All-Sports Banquet takes place tonight (Thursday, May 5, 2016) beginning at 6 p.m. in the High School Cafeteria. Decorations were being put in the cafeteria this morning. Big Smith’s Barbeque will be served starting at 6 p.m. Wildcats Athletic Director Greg Owens will be giving some special awards including one for a special athlete. In all some 17 teams will be recognized in 11 different...

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“Click It or Ticket” Campaign Saving Lives
May05

“Click It or Ticket” Campaign Saving Lives

“Click It or Ticket.” It’s simple, it’s the law and it’s a reminder from the Texas Department of Transportation that seat belts save lives. “With Memorial Day weekend and summer vacation season approaching, we’re urging people to buckle their seat belts every time they get in their vehicle,” said TxDOT Executive Director James Bass. “Every person in a vehicle, front or back seat, needs to buckle up. Not only is it the law, but seat...

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Daehn’s Essay Chosen by Nursing Leadership Group
May05

Daehn’s Essay Chosen by Nursing Leadership Group

Forty-six (46) essays with the topic “Caring is the Essence of Nursing” were submitted by high school students in the area. The essays were written as a precursor to National Nurses Week 2016. Miranda Daehn’s essay was chosen as the top essay (see below) by the Nursing Leadership group at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital. Miranda is in the Heath Science program at Sulphur Springs High School and recently decided to enter the health...

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Cooking, Marriage, 4-H Camp: Agrilife in Hopkins County
May05

Cooking, Marriage, 4-H Camp: Agrilife in Hopkins County

“Cooking Through the Seasons” Excitement is building for the 2016 “Cooking Through the Seasons.”  There is still time to register, but the deadline is drawing to a close soon!  For those reading about it for the first time, here are the details: What:  “Cooking Through the Seasons” – a morning of cooking demonstrations, tablescape ideas, gadget demonstrations, and more.  Our own local celebrity, Chef Lyndsay Caldwell, will be our...

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A 529 Plan Can Help With College Expenses
May04

A 529 Plan Can Help With College Expenses

We’re at the end of another school year. If you have younger kids, you might be thinking about summer camps and other activities. But in the not-too-distant future, your children will be facing a bigger transition as they head off to college. Will you be financially prepared for that day? A college education is a good investment – college graduates earn, on average, $1 million more over their lifetimes than high school graduates,...

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Channel 18 News Wednesday May 4, 2016
May04
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Animal of the Week: Libby
May04

Animal of the Week: Libby

Libby is a two year old female Labrador with some bloodhound DNA. She is a loving and playful dog, but she does have some issues following the rules. “She likes to run, she likes to play, but she doesn’t listen,” Animal Shelter Officer Barbi Blanch said. “If she gets off the leash, she will run and good luck catching her.” Libby had been previously adopted for several months before her former owners...

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