Free Summer Class Tuition to Graduating Seniors
Apr27

Free Summer Class Tuition to Graduating Seniors

While most high school seniors are thinking about their graduation, Paris Junior College is working to assist them in taking summer and fall classes. PJC is again offering a scholarship covering tuition for one summer class to all high school seniors graduating this year. The summer tuition offer is available to those graduating from high schools in the PJC service area in Delta, Fannin, Lamar, Hunt, Hopkins and Red River counties....

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Late Start for Como-Pickton Schools Monday
Apr27

Late Start for Como-Pickton Schools Monday

Due to a power outage, Como-Pickton Schools will begin classes at 10 a.m. Monday. Buses will run two hours later than their regular schedule. According to Linda Rankin, Principal at Como-Pickton Elementary, Morning Pre-K Class has been canceled for Monday...

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“Updated” Drowning Victim Perez Called a Special Type of Person
Apr26

“Updated” Drowning Victim Perez Called a Special Type of Person

Memorial service for Isaac Antonio Perez, age 18, of Sulphur Springs will be held at 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at Hopkins County Civic Center. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Tuesday April 28, 2015 at West Oaks Funeral Home.  Isaac Antonio Perez passed away on April 25, 2015 in Sulphur Springs. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home. A swimming accident led to the death of...

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Annual Ice Cream and Auction at FFA Project Show Saturday
Apr25

Annual Ice Cream and Auction at FFA Project Show Saturday

The Local FFA Project Show SaturdayApril 25, 2015 at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center featured entries from Sulphur Springs High School students. The show and judging began at 10 a.m. Items are on display throughout the day. At 5 p.m. the annual ice cream supper featuring homemade ice cream made by parents of FFA students will serve until 6 p.m. at which time the annual auction/fund raiser begins. Donations, purchase price of...

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Paris Junior College celebrates creative writers with awards ceremony
Apr24

Paris Junior College celebrates creative writers with awards ceremony

Talented writers were honored Wednesday at Paris Junior College with an awards ceremony.  Prior to the presentations, several instructors read their favorite poems to mark April as National Poetry Month. Ceremony organizer and PJC English instructor Marsha Dennis thanked the presenters and welcomed everyone to the ceremony, commenting that it is a great pleasure to reward so many good writers. The William A. Owens Scholarship Award...

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Blue Blazes Preparing for Saturday Spring Show
Apr23

Blue Blazes Preparing for Saturday Spring Show

The annual spring show put on by the Sulphur Springs High School Blue Blazes Drill Team hits the stage of the Auditorium Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. each night. The show, entitled “Boots and Bling, It’s a Blazes Thing” promises insight into what it’s like to be a Blue Blaze. The show will feature big production numbers and smaller routines from a variety of drill team groups.  Hunter Allen is the emcee....

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Blue Blazes Spring Show Saturday

The annual spring show put on by the Sulphur Springs High School Blue Blazes Drill Team hits the stage of the Auditorium Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. each night.  The show, entitled “Boots and Bling, It’s a Blazes Thing” promises insight into what it’s like to be a Blue Blaze.  The show will feature big production numbers and smaller routines from a variety of drill team groups.  Hunter Allen is the...

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Saltillo FCCLA Students Place at State Meet
Apr22

Saltillo FCCLA Students Place at State Meet

Saltillo FCCLA students competed and placed at the State FCCLA meeting in Corpus Christi, Texas April 9-11th. Thirteen students won Gold medals – Melissa Groenewold, Ana Gallegos, Brianna Harvick, Rainie English, Kaili Carr, BreAnna Reynolds, Kendall Hayley, Katy Perea, Paula Boekhorst, Mackenzie Johnson, Brenda Castro, Selena Hernandez & Clarissa Gamez; while five silver medals were won by Monika Wartenbee, Caitlin Shelby,...

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Saltillo Academic UIL Sends 10 to Regionals
Apr22

Saltillo Academic UIL Sends 10 to Regionals

Saltillo Academic UIL Students qualified for Regional competition following the recent District Academic UIL meet at Northeast Texas Community College. They will travel Saturday, April 25th to the Regional Academic meet in Stephenville. Those competing include: Katy Perea in Accounting and Number Sense; Jordan Lane, Walter Tippit, & James Stretcher in Current Events; Carlos Marquez in Current Events & Persuasive...

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Changes to End of Year Schedule for SSISD

According to Rusty Hardin, Director of Human Resources and Communication for Sulphur Springs IDS, Sulphur Springs schools’ will be using Thursday June 4th as their second bad weather day for this school year. This will make June 4th the last day of school for students. Students will be released at 12:50 pm on that day. Friday, June 5th will be a teacher workday. TEA has also approved a waiver for the 3rd bad weather day. Sulphur...

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