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School Sign Unveiled Saturday At Rowena Johnson Primary
Oct18

School Sign Unveiled Saturday At Rowena Johnson Primary

Community members, former students, staff and family gathered Saturday evening, Oct. 16, 2021, for a short unveiling ceremony marking the official name change of the Church Street school campus from Lamar Primary to Rowena Johnson Primary, in honor of the late educator who dedicated 50 years of her life to educating Sulphur Springs school children. Oct. 16, 2021, unveiling of the new sign officially designating 825 Church St. as...

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SSISD Board To Consider Renaming Lamar Primary After Rowena Johnson At May 10 Meeting
May10

SSISD Board To Consider Renaming Lamar Primary After Rowena Johnson At May 10 Meeting

Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees will be asked this evening to consider renaming Lamar Primary in honor of longtime educator Rowena Johnson, who retired after the 2019-2020 school year and passed away last summer. At the April meeting, the board approved a new policy which determines the criteria by which a new campus or facility may be name as well as renaming of an existing facility. “It’s no secret at this point that we...

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Republican, Democratic Party Primary Election Results For March 1, 2022
Mar02

Republican, Democratic Party Primary Election Results For March 1, 2022

While some US and state races for party nominations were determined in the March 1 Primary Elections, others will require a runoff election in May to determine whose name will be on November ballots. The local candidates for county officers ran unopposed for their party’s nomination and face no challengers from the other party either. County Elections Below are the votes received for local county offices held by the candidates,...

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Early Voting In March 1 Primary Elections Began This Morning
Feb14

Early Voting In March 1 Primary Elections Began This Morning

Early voting in the March 1, 2022 Democratic and Republican Party Primary Elections began this morning (Feb. 14, 2022), and will continue through Feb. 24, 2022. Dates, Location Of Early Voting Voters in Hopkins County, regardless of party – Republican or Democratic – will cast ballots in the Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace Courtroom located inside Hopkins County Courthouse Annex Building (the building where car...

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COVID Testing Available By Appointment At CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Primary Care
Sep14

COVID Testing Available By Appointment At CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Primary Care

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Business News – September 14, 2021 CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has ONE mission: To Extend the Health Ministry of Jesus Christ. By Holly Ragan, Senior Market Development, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs, [email protected] Do You Need a COVID test, but are unable to get in to see your provider for testing or an...

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Rowena Johnson’s 50-Year Legacy As Educator To Continue At Lamar Campus
May11

Rowena Johnson’s 50-Year Legacy As Educator To Continue At Lamar Campus

Rowena Johnson’s 50-year legacy as an educator will continue at Sulphur Springs ISD at the campus where she dedicated the final 27 years of her career as principal. SSISD Board of Trustees Monday evening voted unanimously to honor Johnson’s dedication to education by changing the name of Lamar Primary to Rowena Johnson Primary School. Rowena Johnson retired in June 2020, and was honored by the school board for her 50 years...

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Providers To Pause Distribution Of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine; Moderna, Pfizer Vaccine To Be Administered As Scheduled
Apr13

Providers To Pause Distribution Of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine; Moderna, Pfizer Vaccine To Be Administered As Scheduled

CHRISTUS Health: Anyone Receiving J&J Vaccine In Last 2 Weeks Should Monitor For Symptoms, Contact PCP Immediately If Detected The Texas Department of State Health Services issued a statement asking all COVID-19 vaccine providers in Texas to pause all administration of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine following Tuesday’s recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and...

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Rowena Johnson Honored For 50-Year Legacy In Education
Jun11

Rowena Johnson Honored For 50-Year Legacy In Education

Sulphur Springs ISD Board Of Trustees this week celebrated the “career of a valued employee, treasured educator and cherished friend” for a milestone achievement few achieve in their career. Rowena Johnson was honored for 50 years of service at SSISD. “Tonight is an extremely special night. It’s a night we can all come together to celebrate, and I can’t think of a better person to celebrate this night...

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New Lamar Primary Principal Named, 24 Other  Staff Changes Approved
Apr21

New Lamar Primary Principal Named, 24 Other Staff Changes Approved

A new Lamar Primary principal has been named and two dozen additional staff recommendations were approved by Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees following an executive session of their meeting Monday night, April 20, via Zoom conferencing. SSISD logo In addition to to approving professional employment contracts for teachers, counselors, librarians and nurses, the school board approved 25 additional personnel changes: seven...

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Dr. Matthew M. Johnson,  CHRISTUS Interventional Pain Management Therapy
Apr14

Dr. Matthew M. Johnson, CHRISTUS Interventional Pain Management Therapy

At CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Pain Management, Dr. Matthew Johnson is seeing patients with neck, back and joint pain and other types of pain. “From head to toe, including headaches, neck pain, middle back and lower back pain, diabetic nerve pain, sciatica, compression fractures, even patients with failed neck and back surgery syndromes, we treat these complaints and more. Therapies have been developed that weren’t available...

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