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*Updated: Emergency Sirens Will NOT Be Tested Today
Jun22

*Updated: Emergency Sirens Will NOT Be Tested Today

Emergency sirens were originally scheduled to be tested in Sulphur Springs today, Wednesday, June 22, 2022 by the Sulphur Springs Emergency Management at noon. However, due to the National Weather Service’s current prediction of potential cloud cover and showers and thunderstorms into the afternoon, city officials have decided to delay the test until a day when the weather is predicted to be clear and sunny, with no potential...

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The Reinforcement Foundation First Annual Golf Tournament and Fundraiser Huge Success
Jun17

The Reinforcement Foundation First Annual Golf Tournament and Fundraiser Huge Success

Tamara Williams was pleased that the her charity’s first fundraiser was such a huge success to benefit local emergency responders. Twenty teams competed in the golf tournament on Friday, June 10th at the Sulphur Springs Country Club followed by a dinner and banquet. Tamara Williams The Reinforcement Foundation was created by Tamara Williams, in conjuction with her husband and father, to bring awarness and help support emergency...

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John “Johnny” Gillis
Jun12

John “Johnny” Gillis

John Gillis, (known mostly as “Johnny” to Family and Friends), left this Earth suddenly and peacefully, on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 in his home in Sulphur Springs, TX. Johnny graduated from Sulphur Springs High school in 1979. He attended East Texas State University, and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree, in Business Administration. He married his High School sweetheart, Deborah Nowlin Gillis on August 24, 1985. Johnny was born...

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Rev. Chalmer Lee Dennis
Jun07

Rev. Chalmer Lee Dennis

Rev. Chalmer Lee Dennis, 83, of Brashear, passed away on June 2, 2022, at his residence. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Bibleway Lighthouse Church, 253 CR 4591, Sulphur Springs with Rev. Lance Crump officiating. Coker-Mathews Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.   Rev. Chalmer Dennis was born July 20, 1938 in VanZandt, Missouri, to Arthur Dennis and Ruth Lowry. He married Sally Baugh on...

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Linda Marie Owens
Jun06

Linda Marie Owens

Linda Marie Owens passed from this Earth and through Heaven’s gates on June 4, 2022, at Heritage House Nursing Home in Paris, Texas. Linda was born in Hunt County on August 7, 1944. She was the daughter of Montie and Bertha Woodard Wood. She married Travis Owens of Sulphur Springs on July20, 1962, in Hopkins County. Linda attended public school in Commerce Texas. Upon graduation, she attended East Texas State University, obtaining her...

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Thomas Hugh Gulledge
Apr25

Thomas Hugh Gulledge

Funeral service for Thomas Hugh Gulledge, age 75, of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at West Oaks Funeral Home with Bro. Fred Randles officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Academy Cemetery with James Taylor, Philip Hoffman, Bryan Cooey, Thomas Gulledge, Ryan Cooey, and Nolan Cooey serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry Mack Gillem and Ronny Randolph. Visitation will be...

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Jerry Moss
Apr11

Jerry Moss

Graveside service for Jerry Moss, age 81 of Sulphur Springs, TX will be held at 2:00P.M. on Tuesday,April 12, 2022 at Restlawn Memorial Park with CJ Duffey officiating. There will be no formal visitation.Mr. Moss passed away on April 10, 2022 at his residence. Jerry was born on October 16, 1940 in Hopkins County, TX to Clifford L. and Sarah Elizabeth(Anderson) Moss. He married Helen Crowson on May 9, 1959. Jerry graduated from Sulphur...

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Jason Nichols Thomas
Mar29

Jason Nichols Thomas

Jason Nichols Thomas passed away on March 13, 2022 at his home in Keller, Texas at the age of 54. In July 2020 he was diagnosed with bile duct cancer and battled it till the end. Jason was a true and faithful servant of the Lord. Since his diagnosis, he spent every day strengthening his faith, being grateful and thanking God for all the blessings in his life. Jason was born in Dallas on December 21, 1967 to Janice and Gerald Thomas....

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Vance Elton Payne, Jr
Mar29

Vance Elton Payne, Jr

Vance Elton Payne, Jr., beloved husband, father, and grandfather passed away peacefully with his family by his side on March 24, 2022, at the age of 72. He was born the only child to Vance Elton Payne and Katherine Birdwell in Huntsville, Tx. The family relocated to Nacogdoches where Vance attended Nacogdoches High and graduated from SFA. After graduating, he joined the Naval Reserves and was stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Vance...

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Dolores “Doe” Maddux Reed
Mar22

Dolores “Doe” Maddux Reed

Dolores “Doe” Maddux Reed, 93, of Houston, Texas, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 21, 2022. She was born on December 10, 1928 to Henry Sherman and Alice (Starr) Maddux. She graduated from Centerville High School in 1947, and attended college at Sam Houston State Teacher’s College. On September 4, 1949, she married the love of her life, Raymond “Ray” Reed. They were married 63 years. Together, Doe and Ray had and raised...

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