Cumby ISD Science Fair, January 2017
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Cumby ISD Science Fair, January 2017

The Cumby ISD Science Fair Showcase was held Thursday evening, January 19th, 2017.  Grades 5 – 7 brought out their work for judging and public critique. Cumby ISD Science Teachers worked together to make the event happen. Principal Dracos handed out her own awards to projects that merited extra recognition. In an effort to evolve the largest number of students, the projects were judged by upper class Trojans. Their judgement was...

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Channel 18 News January 19, 2017
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NETBIO Sale Largest So Far
Jan19

NETBIO Sale Largest So Far

Setting records has become a tradition for the NETBIO (Northeast Texas Beef Improvement Organization) Pre-conditioned Calf and Yearling sale — and the January sale was no different despite the rainy, wet and cold conditions. The sale, held Wednesday at the Sulphur Springs Livestock Commission, was the largest January sale in NETBIO’s nearly 20-year history, with producers selling 7,716 head of cattle. “It was a very good sale...

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Chamber Connection January 19, 2017
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Chamber Connection January 19, 2017

SAVE THE DATE!!! It’s time for the 91st Annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet! “An Evening in the Woods,” dinner and community awards will be held at the Hopkins County Civic Center on Thursday, February 16th at 6:30 p.m.  Awards including Citizen of the Year, Woman of the Year, Caregiver of the Year, Community Pride Award, Agriculturist of the Year, Large Business of the Year, Small Business of the Year, and Educator of the Year will be...

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SSISD Board Sets Public Hearing To Discuss the Annual Report of Educational Performance
Jan19

SSISD Board Sets Public Hearing To Discuss the Annual Report of Educational Performance

In a news release, Rusty Harden, Director of Communications and Assistant Superintendent of Sulphur Springs Schools announced the Sulphur Springs Independent School District will hold a public hearing on Monday, February 13, 2017 at 6:00 pm for the purpose of discussing the Annual Report of Educational Performance and the Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR) for the 2015-2016 school year. The hearing will be held in conjunction...

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Channel 18 News Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Alliance Bank Announces Promotions
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Alliance Bank Announces Promotions

Wednesday, January 18, 2017, President and Chief Executive Officer, Tom Sellers was pleased to announce that the Board of Directors for Alliance Bank have approved the promotions of Ruth Ann Crowson to Executive Vice President-Chief Risk Officer, Kevin Monk to Executive Vice President-Chief Operations Officer, Mike Jumper to Senior Vice President-Mortgage and Julie Degelia to Senior Vice President-Human Resource.   “Ruth Ann...

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A GoFundMe Account Raises Over $13,000 in First Hour for Homeless Sulphur Springs Man
Jan18

A GoFundMe Account Raises Over $13,000 in First Hour for Homeless Sulphur Springs Man

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 saw over $13,000 has been raised in one hour for Anthony’s Village, a gofundme.com account established by Colleen Hoover for a 19-year old homeless man in Sulphur Springs. The original goal of $5,000 was increased to $20,000 as money began pouring into the account. Some 385 people or more gave in the first hour. Hoover described the campaign on GoFundMe: Anthony’s Village. Share...

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Phoney Check Scam Making the Rounds
Jan18

Phoney Check Scam Making the Rounds

The images shown were taken of a letter sent to a Hopkins County Senior Citizen.   The bogus check had her name and current address on it. Spread the word and help people avoid these scam artists. This type of scam is common.  A bogus check is sent to unsuspecting people.  They attempt to deposit the check and meanwhile send real money back to the thieves via wire transfer.  The bait is the promise of a huge cash winning.  That payout...

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Moore’s Plea Garners Five Years in Prison
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Moore’s Plea Garners Five Years in Prison

Bradley Dale Moore pled guilty to Assault Family Violence with Previous Conviction Wednesday morning in Eighth Judicial District Court. He will serve five years in prison. He also pled true to a deadly weapon enhancement making him ineligible for parole until he has served at least 2.5 years day for day, according to Assistant District Attorney Clay Harrison. The State charged the Defendant with assaulting Michelle Jones, his former...

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