Como-Pickton FFA, Skills USA, FCCLA Thanks Community for Support
Dec06

Como-Pickton FFA, Skills USA, FCCLA Thanks Community for Support

Como-Pickton FFA, Skills USA and FCCLA would like to thank the community for their continued support at our annual Stew and Auction. Thank you to everyone who took the time to come out and support us by purchasing auction items. Jalufka Farms Humphrey Farms Farm Country David Lawson Ed Moore Northeast Texas Farmers Coop Hopkins – Rains County Farm Bureau Danny Cooksey            Brad Johnson                Bell Concrete Black...

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North Hopkins FFA Chapter Does Well at District, Area: Prepares for Stock Show
Dec06

North Hopkins FFA Chapter Does Well at District, Area: Prepares for Stock Show

From November 2017 report by FFA Reporter Breeanna Hicks For the North Hopkins FFA Chapter, this past month has been spent competing in LDEs and preparing for the holidays. Now that LDEs are done with, the chapter can finally take a quick breather before the upcoming stock show in February. In the Leadership Development Events, we had a great outcome with success at both the District and Area Levels. At District competition The North...

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Fuentes Appointed to Texas Assocation of Chicanos in Higher Education State Board
Nov30

Fuentes Appointed to Texas Assocation of Chicanos in Higher Education State Board

COMMERCE, TX—Assistant Dean of Enrollment Dr. Fred Fuentes was appointed by the president of the Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education (TACHE) to serve on the State Board and regional representative of the Northeast Texas area. Fuentes is a 2012 recipient of the TACHE Graduate Fellowship Award and has presented at TACHE’s annual conferences in the past. In 2010 he co-presented with colleagues Luis Franco and Gilbert...

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SSHS FFA Leadership Development Event Team Competes at State
Nov30

SSHS FFA Leadership Development Event Team Competes at State

FFA Leadership Development Events qualify Sulphur Springs High School Chapter Members for State! by John Holland, SSHS FFA Advisor Over the past few weeks, we have had lots of students competing in LDE for Sulphur Springs FFA. We traveled to the Alba-Golden Invitational bringing home banners and Lindale Invitational bringing home some plaques. In addition to the invitationals we had 8 teams compete at the Paris District LDE contest...

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PJC Regents Modify Campbell Soup Agreement
Nov29

PJC Regents Modify Campbell Soup Agreement

The Paris Junior College Board of Regents approved amending a tax abatement agreement with Campbell Soup. The original 2013 agreement was for a single serve beverage line. The modification will apply to the new Plum Organics line for the remainder of the agreement, which runs to 2020. In other business, the Regents: Approved the 2018-2019 Academic Calendar, setting the dates for terms in the academic year. Adopted changes to nursing...

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Registration for PJC-Sulphur Springs Campus Spring Welding Program
Nov24
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Support Your SSHS Wildcats
Nov24
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Sulphur Springs ISD Elementary Teacher Receives Award for Her Student Teaching at Commerce ISD
Nov17

Sulphur Springs ISD Elementary Teacher Receives Award for Her Student Teaching at Commerce ISD

COMMERCE, TX— Tiffany Kral received the “Clinical Teacher of the Year Award” from the Texas Directors of Field Experience (TDFE) for her student teaching at Commerce Independent School District. She was one of three teachers to accept the award at the Consortium of State Organizations for Texas Teacher Education (CSOTTE) on October 22 in Corpus Christi. Kral credited part of her success to the faculty’s ability to...

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Vote for Local Teen Syndee Hawkins to Sing National Anthem Contest at Cattle Industry Convention in Phoenix, Az.
Nov17

Vote for Local Teen Syndee Hawkins to Sing National Anthem Contest at Cattle Industry Convention in Phoenix, Az.

Nineteen year-old Sydnee Hawkins of Sulphur Springs, Texas is one of four finalists vying for the privilege of singing the National Anthem at the Spring convention of one of the oldest and largest cattleman’s organizations in the United States. The National Beef Cattleman’s Association sponsors the singing contest each year, the winner earning the honor of appearing at the convention and trade show in Phoenix in early...

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Miss Rodeo America, Lisa Lageschaar, Comes Home to Hopkins County
Nov16

Miss Rodeo America, Lisa Lageschaar, Comes Home to Hopkins County

At age 26, Miss Lisa Lageschaar whose home is Pickton, Texas is about to hang up her crown and banner because she has already achieved the pinnacle of Rodeo Royalty in the United States. As Miss Rodeo America 2017, she has served as the top representative of the PRCA Rodeo world wearing the crown she earned at National Finals Rodeo in December 2016. Lisa sat down with Enola Gay in the Channel 18 TV studio for a rare hometown interview...

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