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SSHS Band Drum Majors, Color Guard Named Following Try-Outs
Apr28

SSHS Band Drum Majors, Color Guard Named Following Try-Outs

At tryouts Thursday night, three drum majors and twelve color guard members for the Wildcats’ band were selected for next school year. New drum majors for next year are Riley Farley, a junior tenor sax player, Gillian Thomas, a junior percussionist and Brayden Fisher, a sophomore alto sax player. Thirteen students tried out for drum major. Band Director Charles McCauley said all the candidates were good. This will be the third...

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North Hopkins ISD Provides No Dull Moment for Superintendent Jolly
Apr28

North Hopkins ISD Provides No Dull Moment for Superintendent Jolly

In May, 2016, the North Hopkins Independent School District Board of Trustees named Dr. Darin Jolly as finalist for Superintendent to replace the retiring Donna George. He was chosen from a pool of 55 applicants. Jolly had been recommended to the school district by the Texas Association of School Boards Executive Search Services. He has had no dull moment since arriving at North Hopkins. The North Hopkins Board determined that Jolly,...

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Trojans Celebrate World Win at KSST!
Apr27

Trojans Celebrate World Win at KSST!

To celebrate their World title, seven of the nine members of the Cumby Robotics teams visited during the KSST Morning Show. They brought two robots and their sponsor, Lee Gifford. Controllers Larek Walker and Ken Chapin described the job of “driving” with hand-held controls while the robots perform tasks during contests. ┬áHannah Jarvis and Lacy Jacobs are part of the support team, helping the drivers watch what the...

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PJC-Sulphur Springs Hosts Campus Carry Policy Town Hall Meetings
Apr26

PJC-Sulphur Springs Hosts Campus Carry Policy Town Hall Meetings

Paris Junior College will host three town hall meetings next week in Paris, Greenville and Sulphur Springs. The town hall meetings will be held at each location so that students, faculty and staff may have input for PJC’s Campus Carry Policy that will be developed by the Campus Carry Committee. The final draft will be presented to the PJC Board of Regents for approval. State law, passed by the 2015 Texas Legislature, requires...

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Four Wildcat Band Members Sign Letters of Intent
Apr26

Four Wildcat Band Members Sign Letters of Intent

Four members of the Wildcats’ band signed letters of intent Wednesday morning to continue music study in college. Sam Robinson, a percussionist, is going to Henderson State in Arkansas. Christian Diaz DeLeon, a trombone player, has picked Texas A&M-Commerce. Andrew Moore, in percussion, decided on Stephen F. Austin in Nacogdoches. Seth Womack, a saxophone player, is headed to Texas A&M-Commerce. Robinson said Band...

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Wildcat Baseball Hosts Senior Night
Apr26

Wildcat Baseball Hosts Senior Night

On April 25th, 2017, the Wildcats baseball team honored five senior players during senior night celebrations. Kyle Dodd, Micheal Arnold, Mason Buck, Easton Silman, and Heston Golightly all played their final game for the Wildcats, as well as the last ever game in Eagle Stadium. Following presentations of the seniors, former Eagle players threw out the first pitches for the game. In between each inning prizes were given out to fans to...

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Twelve Candidates Run For Mt Vernon School Board
Apr25

Twelve Candidates Run For Mt Vernon School Board

There are officially twelve candidates for the Mt Vernon School Board election. The twelve candidates are after three seats on the board, all looking to create an atmosphere of change within the Mt Vernon school community. Candidates on the May 6th ballot will be Mellisa Dunavant, Brook Bussell, Josh Jordan, Sal LeBlanc, Colin Clasby, Jeremey Monroe, Claudio Telles, Bill Travis, Lyle Swatsell, Steve Asay, Marie Latortue, and Allison...

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Regents Approve Higher Background Check Fee; Lower Meal Rates
Apr25

Regents Approve Higher Background Check Fee; Lower Meal Rates

Students who live in Paris Junior College residence halls should have an added measure of protection next year, as well as improved food services at lower costs thanks to actions taken by the Board of Regents Monday evening. Regents voted to increase a fee to $35 for a comprehensive background check of residence hall applicants. The current $25 check only included the state of Texas. The new fee will include Texas counties and other...

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PJC-Sulphur Springs Summer Registration Underway
Apr25
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Hallsville Lost at Home to Marshall Friday Night
Apr24

Hallsville Lost at Home to Marshall Friday Night

The biggest surprise to come out of KSST Radio and Cable Channel 18’s Saturday Morning Coaches Show was when Wildcats Baseball Coach Jerrod Hammack revealed that Hallsville had lost at home to Marshall in extra innings Friday night. The loss gives the Wildcats a one game lead with two district games to play. While Hallsville was losing, the Wildcats hammered Mt. Pleasant, 10-0 in Mt. Pleasant. Wildcats pitcher Triston McCormick...

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