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Como-Pickton and Yantis School Boards To Hold May 1 Elections; Incumbents Are Unopposed For Sulphur Springs Offices
Feb14

Como-Pickton and Yantis School Boards To Hold May 1 Elections; Incumbents Are Unopposed For Sulphur Springs Offices

When candidate filing drew to a close Friday, incumbents were the only candidates to file for Sulphur Springs elections, while Yantis and Como-Pickton CISD each had at least one more candidate file than seats on the board. Because the incumbents are unopposed, Sulphur Springs Board of Trustees and City Council should be able to cancel their elections. Como-Pickton and Yantis schools will hold trustees elections on May 1, 2021....

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Candidate Filing Ends Friday, Feb. 12, For City Council, School Board Elections
Feb11

Candidate Filing Ends Friday, Feb. 12, For City Council, School Board Elections

Candidate filing ends Friday for a place on the May 1, 2021 municipal and school election ballots, including those for Sulphur Springs and Como City Councils; and Como-Pickton Sulphur Springs and Yantis school boards. Sulphur Springs City Council Candidate filing for a place on the May 1 ballot for four seats on Sulphur Springs City Council will continue through 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12. On the first day of filing, all four incumbents...

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Filing For School And Municipal Elections Continues; All Reports So Far Are Of Uncontested Races
Jan30

Filing For School And Municipal Elections Continues; All Reports So Far Are Of Uncontested Races

With a little less than 2 weeks left in the filing for school and municipal elections, all reports thus far are of uncontested races in Hopkins County. Sulphur Springs In Sulphur Springs, the incumbents are the only candidates who had filed candidacy in both the City Council and school board elections. School Board On the first day of the filing period, Kerry Wright and Jason Dietze filed candidate applications seeking a place on the...

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Aguilar Files For Place 3 In Sulphur Springs City Council Election
Jan13

Aguilar Files For Place 3 In Sulphur Springs City Council Election

Oscar Aguilar signed up Wednesday afternoon to run for Place 3 on Sulphur Springs City Council. Aguilar currently serves in the seat. He ran for and drew no opponents in 2020 for Place 3 on the council, one of four seats left vacant when four council members resigned in December 2019. Aguilar is now seeking a full 3-year term on the City Council. Oscar Aguilar Aguilar is the fourth incumbent to file Wednesday for a place on the May 1...

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Julian Files Candidacy For Place 1 In Sulphur Springs City Council Election
Jan13

Julian Files Candidacy For Place 1 In Sulphur Springs City Council Election

Jay W. Julian Wednesday filed candidacy for Place 1 on Sulphur Springs City Council. Julian currently serves in the seat. He was elected in December, coming out ahead of Mark Bradley in a runoff election last month for the remaining months of the unexpired term. Julian is now seeking a full 3-year term on the City Council. Jay W. Julian The Place 1 seat was one of four on the 2020 ballot due to the resignations of four council members...

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Nash, Spraggins Sign Up For Election for Places 2 and 5 On Sulphur Springs City Council
Jan13

Nash, Spraggins Sign Up For Election for Places 2 and 5 On Sulphur Springs City Council

Candidate filing got under way Wednesday morning, with two candidates signing up, one each for Places 2 and 5 on the May 1, 2021 Sulphur Springs City Council Election ballot. Harold Nash Sr. is seeking a full 3-year term on the City Council for Place 2 and Gary Spraggins is seeking election to the 1-year unexpired term for Place 5. Both currently serve on the City Council. Gary Spraggins and Harold Nash Sr. Nash was appointed in...

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Filing For May 2021 Sulphur Springs City Council Elections Begins Jan. 13
Jan12

Filing For May 2021 Sulphur Springs City Council Elections Begins Jan. 13

Candidate filing for the May 2021 Sulphur Springs City Council Elections begins Wednesday, Jan. 13. The City of Sulphur Springs will be conducting an election to fill four seats on the City Council. Filing is for Places 1, 2, 3 and 5. A regular election is called for a full three-year term for Places 1, 2 and 3, while a special election is scheduled for the remaining year of the Place 5 term on the City Council. Sulphur Springs...

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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, Sulphur Springs To Hold City Council Elections
Aug18

Cumby, Sulphur Springs To Hold City Council Elections

Both Cumby and Sulphur Springs are scheduled to hold City Council elections on Nov. 3, each to fill two seats on the council. City of Cumby Cumby Municipal Building The City of Cumby had called for a special election in May to fill the open seats on the council. However, state election officials contacted city officials in April regarding the Cumby special election. All candidates for Places 1 and 2 in the May 2 election were...

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Tax Rate Process, Federal Funding Discussed At June 22 SSISD Board Of Trustees Meeting
Jun23

Tax Rate Process, Federal Funding Discussed At June 22 SSISD Board Of Trustees Meeting

School finance is complicated on a good day. Add in changes in legislation, “golden pennies” and a pandemic and the budget process becomes even challenging. That’s exactly what school officials are up against this year. A school financial advisor and assistant superintendent discussed with Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees the complexities of shaping the tax rate this year as federal funding available to help...

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