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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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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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Early Voting In Place 1 City Council Runoff Election Begins Dec. 3
Dec02

Early Voting In Place 1 City Council Runoff Election Begins Dec. 3

Early voting in the Place 1 Sulphur Springs City Council Runoff Election begins Thursday, Dec. 3. Mark Bradley and Jay W. Julian, candidates in the Dec. 15 Sulphur Springs City Council Runoff Election for Place 1 Sulphur Springs City Council, during a special meeting Nov. 17, called for a special runoff election on Dec. 15 for Place 1 on the City Council No candidate received 50 percent or more of overall votes for Place 1 in the Nov....

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City Council Run-Off Election For Place 1 Called For Dec. 15
Nov17

City Council Run-Off Election For Place 1 Called For Dec. 15

After canvassing the votes as presented, Sulphur Springs City Council approved a resolution calling for a City Council run-off election for Place 1 and setting dates for voting. Screen capture from the special noon meeting of Sulphur Springs City Council, conducted via Zoom and streamed on YouTube for public viewing Two places on the council drew no challengers; those seats easily went to Harold Nash Sr. and Oscar Aguilar. Nash was...

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Sulphur Springs City Council To Call For Run-Off Election For Place 1
Nov12

Sulphur Springs City Council To Call For Run-Off Election For Place 1

The Sulphur Springs City Council is scheduled to call for a run-off election for a Place 1 during a special noon meeting on Nov. 17. The City Council will first be asked to discuss and act on canvass of the Nov. 3 City Council Election for Places 1, 2, 3 and 5 on the Sulphur Springs council. Candidates in only two of the four election drew challengers. The special election was called to fill four seats on the council left vacant when...

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Spraggins Wins Place 5, Runoff For Place 1 On Sulphur Springs City Council
Nov04

Spraggins Wins Place 5, Runoff For Place 1 On Sulphur Springs City Council

Lackey, Hardy Elected to Cumby City Council Two new aldermen were elected to Cumby City Council and one new council member to Sulphur Springs City Council in the Nov. 3 elections. Another seat on the Sulphur Springs council appears to be headed to a runoff. Cumby voters also approved Proposition A Tuesday. Amber Hardy, Sheryl Lackey, Doug Simmerman Cumby voters elected Sheryl Lackey to Alderman, Place 1, and Amber Hardy to Alderman,...

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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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Canvassing The Vote This Week
Nov15

Canvassing The Vote This Week

Three elected governing boards will be canvassing the vote from the Nov. 3 Elections during meetings later this week. Commissioners Court Hopkins County Commissioners Court has called a special session at 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 16, in the Commissioners Courtroom on the first floor of Hopkins County Courthouse, 118 Church St. Hopkins County seal In addition to canvassing the votes from the Nov. 3, 2020 General Election, the Commissioners...

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