Cumby Coaches Recognize Outstanding Students With Athletic Awards
May19

Cumby Coaches Recognize Outstanding Students With Athletic Awards

Cumby High School coaches and cheerleading sponsor this week recognized outstanding students for their contributions as members of school sports teams during the annual athletic awards program. Top Athlete of the Year honors for boys sports went to Jacob DeMidio. Neely Hammond and Rylee Krotky shared the Top Athlete of the Year honors for girls sports. The 2020-21 Trojan Heart Award recipients were Fabian Camargo and Jordan Cheney....

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Osornio, Krotky Named Top Graduates of Cumby High School Class of 2021
May17

Osornio, Krotky Named Top Graduates of Cumby High School Class of 2021

Cumby High School announced Lucero Ruth Osornio and Rylee Jo Krotky as the top 2021 graduates, with only 0.01 separating the top two places. Each of the top CHS 2021 honor graduates has also received her associate’s degree three weeks before she will receive her high school diploma. Lucero Ruth Osornio Lucero Ruth Osornio, daughter of Ruth and Jose Osornio, earned top ranking as this year’s Cumby High School Class of 2021...

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Candidate Profiles: Cumby City Council Election
Oct12

Candidate Profiles: Cumby City Council Election

Early voting begins Tuesday, Oct. 13, for the General Election. In addition to containing national, county and state races, the ballot for voters who live in Cumby will contain the Cumby City Council and City of Cumby sales and use tax reauthorization elections as well. Sample ballot for Cumby elections Voters who reside within the city limits of Cumby will be asked to choose one of two choices for Alderman Place 1 and Alderman Place...

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Cumby Catcher Bailey Busby Receives Scholarship
May04

Cumby Catcher Bailey Busby Receives Scholarship

Cumby softball catcher Bailey Busby has received a $500 scholarship from the Tyler Lone Star Softball Umpires Chapter of TASO, the Texas Association of Softball Officials. Bailey is the daughter of Mark and Casey Busby. The annual scholarship awards ceremony took place last Sunday afternoon (April 29) at the Tyler Rose Gardens Center. Thirteen young ladies from all over East Texas were selected to receive scholarships. Scholarship...

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Cumby’s Bailey Braddock Places First as State Champion Powerlifter in Her Weight Class
Mar23

Cumby’s Bailey Braddock Places First as State Champion Powerlifter in Her Weight Class

Bailey Braddock, Cumby Senior Powerlifter, placed first in state in her  weight class. Braddock and her team mates placed seventh as a team. Braddock lifted a total of 900 lbs to take the title in the 165 Weight Class. She has competed in powerlifting since the 8th grade. Braddock is an all-around student-athlete at Cumby. She is a cheerleader, catcher for the softball team, volleyball, She did not play basketball this past season to...

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Moore, Neal Named Top Seniors At Sulphur Bluff High School
May18

Moore, Neal Named Top Seniors At Sulphur Bluff High School

The top seniors at Sulphur Bluff High School have been announced. Trevor Don Moore is the valedictorian and Bailey Rachelle Neal salutatorian of the SBHS Senior Class of 2022. Valedictorian Trevor Moore has attended Sulphur Bluff ISD for 10 years and will graduate with a 4.9 weighted grade point average. This is Moore’s second time to be named valedictorian; he also was the valedictorian of the 8th grade class. Trevor Don Moore,...

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Velma Rawson
Jan25

Velma Rawson

Velma Rawson Funeral services for Velma (Short) Rawson, 95, of Sulphur Springs will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, January 27, 2022, at West Oaks Funeral Home Chapel with Jerry Savage officiating. Graveside services will be at Restlawn Memorial Park with Bryan Heaps, Mason Rawson, Chad Rawson, Leslee Rawson, Troy Tutle and Caleb Denton serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be at West Oaks Funeral Home on Wednesday, January 26, 2022,...

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Don Julian Retiring After 41 Years In Broadcasting
Jun25

Don Julian Retiring After 41 Years In Broadcasting

Community Invited To Join Julian’s KSST Family and Friends On Monday As They Celebrate The Sports Director Don Julian has turned in his microphone and press pass to enjoy life and games on his own schedule after more than 40 years in broadcasting, the last 15 of which have been as news and sports broadcaster for KSST/Channel 18. While he won’t be gracing the airwaves, retirement doesn’t mean Julian is giving up sports for good....

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FCA Heart of Champions All-Star Games Include Six From Hopkins County
Jun12

FCA Heart of Champions All-Star Games Include Six From Hopkins County

Sulphur Springs High School graduate Mason Buck stroked a single and drove in a run during a Fellowship of Christian Athletes All-Star baseball game played in Tyler last Friday. Buck’s Red Team won the game, 11-7. Former Lady Cats’ softball players and SSHS graduates Hannah Crowson and Jaye Doughtie also played in an FCA All-Star softball game Friday in Tyler. Doughtie had an RBI single. Former Wildcat offensive lineman...

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Lady Trojans 3-3 in District Following Fannindel Win
Mar24

Lady Trojans 3-3 in District Following Fannindel Win

The Cumby Lady Trojans’ softball team improved their district record to 3-3 with a solid 27-8 win at Fannindel Thursday. Paige Seely got the pitching win for Cumby going an inning and a third with 3 strikeouts and 4 walks. Bailey Busby and Carly Talley also pitched. The Lady Trojans had three inside the park home runs. Alyssa Morgan, Busby and Alysse Bullock had one each. Morgan was 3 for 5 with three RBI’s. Busby was 3...

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