Frameworks Class at PJC_Sulphur Springs Center
Sep26
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One Vehicle Accident Results in Death of Yantis School Board Member
Sep26

One Vehicle Accident Results in Death of Yantis School Board Member

A one vehicle accident on State Highway 154 South, near the FM1567E intersection resulted in the death of the driver, Yantis School Board Member Michael Kenney, 49. Kenney was 1.5 miles from his home at the time of the accident, according to Justice of the Peace Brad Cummings. Cummings stated that witnesses following Kenney stated he was driving with no problems when suddenly he crossed into the oncoming lane of traffic and left the...

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Como-Pickton FFA Successful at Four States Fair
Sep23

Como-Pickton FFA Successful at Four States Fair

Como-Pickton FFA found success at the Four States Fair recently and have a number of events on the calendar for October. Ag Mechanics: FFA members from Como-Pickton FFA participated in the Four States Fair Ag Mechanics contest for the first time.  They exhibited four projects at the show:  A 14ft decorative entry gate constructed by Osvaldo Gutierrez and Brynden Andrews which placed third in its class.  First in class projects were a...

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Yantis High Principal Now Acting Superintendent
Sep21

Yantis High Principal Now Acting Superintendent

Yantis High School Principal Jerry Brem was named Acting Superintendent during the Yantis School Board meeting Monday evening. Brem became Principal at Yantis High in July, 2015. Brem is a graduate of Sul Ross State University with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology/Education and a graduate of the University of Texas at El Paso with a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and Administration.   Share...

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Changes Coming to College Financial Aid Process
Sep20

Changes Coming to College Financial Aid Process

The first step to applying for financial aid to any higher education institution is to fill out a FAFSA – Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This is the required first step before applying for Pell Grants and scholarships. Prior to the recent change, applicants had to wait for January to fill out a FAFSA and use the preceding year’s tax returns. Now, those wanting aid for the 2017-2018 school year can fill out a...

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SSISD Dismisses One Hour Early September 23rd
Sep19

SSISD Dismisses One Hour Early September 23rd

All students and staff in the Sulphur Springs ISD will be released an hour early on Friday, September 23rd, according to Rusty Hardin, SSISD Assistant Superintendent. Buses will also run one hour ahead of their regular schedule. SSISD asks families to “Please make this adjustment to your family schedule for the afternoon of Friday, September 23rd.” Share...

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“Update” Cumby Student Dies in Accident; Second Student Seriously Injured: Names Released
Sep19

“Update” Cumby Student Dies in Accident; Second Student Seriously Injured: Names Released

One Cumby High School student died and a second student was injured Sunday Afternoon when the tire blew on the truck in which they were riding and the truck flipped, according to Cumby Police. The accident happened near Campbell at the I-30 Service Road and FM513. Brandon Brown, 16, driver of the vehicle, was injured in the accident. He was transported to Parkland Hospital in Dallas where he is reported to be in serious condition....

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Yantis School Board Considers Appointment of Acting Superintendent
Sep18

Yantis School Board Considers Appointment of Acting Superintendent

Yantis School Board enters executive session to consider the possible appointment of an acting superintendent shortly after the start of tonight’s board regular session at 6 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Following the recent defeat of an increase in taxes for the school district, the superintendent tendered his resignation. The board president will make remarks following the opening Pledge of Allegiance. Following the executive...

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Emily Johnson Named 2016 Homecoming Queen
Sep16

Emily Johnson Named 2016 Homecoming Queen

dsc_0153 dsc00270 dsc00306 dsc00277 dsc00303 dsc00298 dsc00291 dsc00267 dsc00283 dsc00253 dsc00256 Emily Johnson was named Sulphur Springs High School Homecoming Queen 2016 Friday night in pregame activities at Gerald Prim Stadium. Princesses are Tori Moore and Cindy Arellano. The SSHS student body made the tough decision. Kamryn Wimberley is on the varsity soccer team and she is in HKK. Story Thompson is active in National Honor...

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Calling all Parents of Budding Scientists to MD Anderson Center Presentation at PJC
Sep15

Calling all Parents of Budding Scientists to MD Anderson Center Presentation at PJC

Parents of scientifically inclined young people should make plans to attend a special presentation to be held at Paris Junior College on September 29. The School of Health Professions at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is conducting the program. Speaking will be Dr. Brandy Greenhill, Associate Professor and Program Director – Clinical Laboratory Science. Through an articulation agreement, students who...

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