3rd Annual Music and Comedy Review a D.A.R.E. Fundraiser
Jul02

3rd Annual Music and Comedy Review a D.A.R.E. Fundraiser

The third annual Hopkins County Music and Comedy Review benefiting the Sheriff’s Department’s DARE program in rural schools is coming up Friday, July 24 in the Civic Center Banquet Hall.  Tickets are $10 and will include a meal.  Among entertainers will be Monty Tipps and Main Street, Brad Cummings, Dale the C, Cousin Cedric and special guest Stephen Pride, brother of Charley Pride....

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Carr Named to Como-Pickton School Board
Jul01

Carr Named to Como-Pickton School Board

The Como-Pickton School Board now has a full compliment of members after the appointment of D.J. Carr Monday during a special meeting.  Carr works with his father on a hay farm in Pickton.  His brother Brad Carr and father David Carr previously served on the school board.  The appointment became necessary after only three candidates filed for four seats up for grabs during May elections.  The other three candidates were elected in...

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Top Students and Graduation Dates for Area High Schools
May20

Top Students and Graduation Dates for Area High Schools

North Hopkins High School has 15 seniors who will graduate on Saturday Jun 6. Commencement will be conducted at 3 p.m. in Panther Gym. Valedictorian is Maruricio Gamez and Salutatorian is Denice Franco. Sulphur Bluff High School will graduate 13 seniors Saturday June 6th at 5 p.m. in the new high school gym. Their top two graduates will be announced May 29th during awards day ceremonies. Yantis ISD will graduate 16 in commencement...

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Kearns Thows Complete Game in 12-2 Win for Como-Pickton
May07

Kearns Thows Complete Game in 12-2 Win for Como-Pickton

        Right hander Tyler Kearns threw 64 pitches for a complete game in a 12-2 win for Como-Pickton Eagle baseball. The Eagles traveled to Fruitvale where they defeated North Hopkins in a winner take all game. The Eagles scored early and often with Tanner Childers leading the way with his first career homerun. With the victory, the Eagles will play Simms Bowie in a first round playoff series. Game 1 Friday @...

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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 also. Share...

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“Updated” Wednesday School, Government, Business Delays and Closings
Feb24

“Updated” Wednesday School, Government, Business Delays and Closings

This post will be continually updated as new information is made available. Please check back often. Alliance Bank will close drive thru’s at 5 p.m. Sulphur Springs ISD: Closed Wednesday Como-Pickton ISD: Closed Hopkins County Courthouse, offices, and JP Courts: Closed Wednesday Cooper ISD: Closed Meal-a-Day Center: Closed Cumby ISD: Closed Central Christian Academy: Closed Saltillo ISD: Closed Yantis ISD: Closed Texas A &...

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Como – Pickton Schools Closed Today
Oct13

Como – Pickton Schools Closed Today

Como – Pickton classes are cancelled for the day. They still do not have any electricity. Share...

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Como-Pickton School Board has a Budget Workshop Planned for Monday
Aug09

Como-Pickton School Board has a Budget Workshop Planned for Monday

The Como-Pickton School Board has a budget workshop planned for Monday at 5 p.m. in the Como-Pickton Conference Center. Then during a regular meeting at 6 p.m., the board will consider a proposed tax rate for this school year’s budget. They are also expected to set a date to adopt the budget and the tax rate. Meanwhile the Yantis School Board, meeting Monday at 7 p.m. in the Yantis Cafeteria, is also expected to discuss a tax rate and...

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Como-Pickton ISD board meets Monday, July 14
Jul11

Como-Pickton ISD board meets Monday, July 14

Como-Pickton ISD board meets Monday, July 14, 6 p.m. in their conference room. A lengthy agenda is planned including authorizing out of state travel for the principal, approval of the employee handbook, discussing an addition to the athletic building, approving the student code of conduct, and budget items. Resignations and employment items are also on the agenda. Share...

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