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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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Jason Hudson Recognized For 20 Years Of Leadership TO Cumby ISD
May10

Jason Hudson Recognized For 20 Years Of Leadership TO Cumby ISD

Cumby ISD administrators recently recognized the Cumby ISD Board of Trustees President Jason Hudson for 20 years of “outstanding leadership, devotion, and commitment to the Cumby ISD Board of Trustees.” Cumby ISD Board of Trustees President Jason Hudson’s family was on hand to see him recognized for 20 years of service on the school board. Slaughter and school administrators arranged for Cumby ISD Board of Trustees...

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SH 11 West Stop Results In Man’s Arrest On A Denton County Warrant
May10

SH 11 West Stop Results In Man’s Arrest On A Denton County Warrant

A State Highway 11 west stop resulted in a Sulphur Springs man’s arrest Friday night on a Denton County warrant, while a Dike woman was jailed Friday afternoon on a probation warrant, according to arrest reports. Sean Paul Arrington (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chris Baumann reported a computer check of a Toyota Corolla’s license plate showed the car to be registered to Sean Paul...

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Commissioners Approve Plat Requests For 2 Housing Additions in Hopkins County
May10

Commissioners Approve Plat Requests For 2 Housing Additions in Hopkins County

Hopkins County Commissioners Court approved plat requests for two housing additions in Hopkins County during the regular court meeting Monday, May 10, 2021. Beckham Addition Precinct 4 Commissioner Joe Price said as far as he could tell the final plat submitted by the developer for Beckham Addition meets county requirements. Fire Marshal Andy Endsley also reviewed the request and approved it as meeting fire codes, according to Price....

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Sulphur Springs Man In Jail On Three Aggravated Assault Warrants
May10

Sulphur Springs Man In Jail On Three Aggravated Assault Warrants

A 22-year-old Sulphur Springs man remained in Hopkins County jail Monday, May 10, 2021, on three aggravated assault warrants. While assisting Sulphur Springs Police Department Sunday with an investigation, Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Aaron Chaney contacted Dallas Diamond Chandler Holt on Texas Street at Lee Street. A records check showed the 22-year-old Sulphur Springs man to be wanted on the three aggravated assault...

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Quick Response To Early Morning Blaze At Atwoods Limits Damage
May10

Quick Response To Early Morning Blaze At Atwoods Limits Damage

Quick response on the part of local firefighters to an early morning blaze at Atwoods limited damage to the building, according to fire reports. Sulphur Springs Fire Chief David James said the fire was reported at 4 a.m. Monday at the ranch and home store. When firefighters arrived fire was observed inside the building. Sulphur Springs Fire Department and Hopkins County Fire Department, working together, made a “real quick...

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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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THC Pen Found During College Street Traffic Stop
May10

THC Pen Found During College Street Traffic Stop

A THC pen found during a College Street traffic stop resulted in a 23-year-old Sulphur Springs man’s arrest, according to police reports. Sulphur Springs Police Officer Sean Hoffman reported stopping a Chevrolet Silverado around 8:40 p.m. Saturday, May 8, in the 1300 block of College Street. While the pickup came to a stop, the officer saw moving inside the vehicle as if trying to conceal something before stopping. Upon contact,...

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Meal A Day Menu For May 10-14, 2021
May09

Meal A Day Menu For May 10-14, 2021

The meals are prepared at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center five days a week for Meal A Day program recipients. The Meal A Day Menu for May 10-14, 2021, includes: Monday – Chicken Parmesan, Penne Pasta, Italian Vegetables and Garlic BreadTuesday – Salisbury Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Normandy Vegetables and RollWednesday – Cheesy Beef and Potato Casserole, Green Beans and CornThursday – Chicken Pot Pie, Cranberry Sauce...

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Cumby ISD Trustees Canvass May 1 Bond Election Returns, Hire Architectural Firm
May08

Cumby ISD Trustees Canvass May 1 Bond Election Returns, Hire Architectural Firm

May 1 and May 6, 2021, were historic days for Cumby ISD. The voters approved two bond propositions for a new high school and ag shop, and facilities improvements at the other campuses, and a new track last Saturday. Cumby ISD Board of Trustees followed that up on Thursday night with the canvassing of the vote from the May 1 bond election and approval of a contract for the design and other documents related to the school bond projects....

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