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SSISD Eligible To Apply For $11.5 Million In Federal ESSER Grant Funding
Jun18

SSISD Eligible To Apply For $11.5 Million In Federal ESSER Grant Funding

Sulphur Springs ISD students and staff could benefit from up to $11.5 million in federal ESSER Grants funding over the next three years, provided the district can adequately articulate in grant applications that the funds meet the terms stipulated for their intended use. SSISD Assistant Superintendent Josh Williams reported the district has been notified SSISD is eligible to receive two types of federal funding, but must apply to...

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2 Hopkins County Men Returned To Jail On Felony Charge
Jun17

2 Hopkins County Men Returned To Jail On Felony Charge

Two Hopkins County men were returned to jail this week on a felony charge each, one who was released less than 3 months ago and another just four days months after his release, according to arrest and jail reports. Charles Ray “Chuck” Rollins(HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Steve Shing and Kevin Lester located 43-year-old Charles Ray “Chuck” Rollins at his Saltillo residence just...

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2021 SSHS Wildcat Football Season Tickets To Be Sold Online
Jun17

2021 SSHS Wildcat Football Season Tickets To Be Sold Online

Wildcat football season tickets will be sold online this year, a June 17 release from Sulphur Springs ISD superintendent’s office stated. Individuals who were season ticket holders in 2019 will be contacted first via email (or by letter if the school has no email on file) with instructions on how to secure season tickets in the next week or so. The email will come from the email address of [email protected] More...

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Current Tax Practices Discussed At Sulphur Springs ISD Board Of Trustees Meeting
Jun17

Current Tax Practices Discussed At Sulphur Springs ISD Board Of Trustees Meeting

It’s no secret school finance is a complicated animal, with many different factors affecting funding, including how high Sulphur Springs ISD and other school districts may set the ad valorem rate. Lucas Janda with Live Oak Public Finance LLC discussed with SSISD Board of Trustees the “current tax practices” aspect of school finance, specifically the state’s values versus appraisal district values in Texas....

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Court Issues Nationwide Preliminary Injunction Blocking Biden Administration’s Pause On New Oil And Gas Leases
Jun17

Court Issues Nationwide Preliminary Injunction Blocking Biden Administration’s Pause On New Oil And Gas Leases

News Release – June 17, 2021 AUSTIN – Attorney General Paxton announced that a district judge has issued a nationwide preliminary injunction on the Biden Administration’s oil and gas leasing moratorium, which intended to put a pause on the sale of new oil and gas leases on federal public lands and offshore waters by an executive order issued January 27, 2021. The executive order was a clear violation of the Administrative...

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Tira News: Homecoming Slated July 4
Jun17

Tira News: Homecoming Slated July 4

By Jan Vaughn, Tira News correspondent, [email protected] The Tira Homecoming is quickly approaching. It will be held on Sunday, July 4. The program and business meeting will begin at 11 a.m. inside the Tira Methodist Church, and then a covered dish lunch will be shared at the picnic tables on the grounds. Donations for the upkeep of the cemetery grounds may be given that day or you can mail them to the Tira Cemetery Association,...

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Cranford Street Lot And Setback Variance, Industrial Drive Sign Variance Granted
Jun16

Cranford Street Lot And Setback Variance, Industrial Drive Sign Variance Granted

The Zoning Board of Adjustments and Appeals granted two variances Tuesday evening, a Cranford Street lot and setback variance and an Industrial Drive sign variance. Cranford Street Variance Susan Stearns asked the ZBA to allow a variance for the lot and setback requirements for 639 Cranford St. Essentially, Community Development Director Tory Niewiadomski explained the variance would allow Lots 2C and 3C in Block 34 1 to be...

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WC Opens Child Care Subsidy Program To Workers Engaged in Job Searches
Jun16

WC Opens Child Care Subsidy Program To Workers Engaged in Job Searches

News Release – June 6, 2021 Commission Waives Rule Requiring Participants Be Employed; Temporary Eligibility During Work Search Allowed AUSTIN – The Texas Workforce Commission on Tuesday passed a waiver of a rule to allow unemployed individuals to enroll in the child care subsidy program.  Previously, only individuals who were already employed, or participating in education/training, could be enrolled into the child care subsidy...

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Margie Harvey
Jun16

Margie Harvey

Funeral Services for Margie Harvey, age 97, of Emory, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 18, 2021, at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with Tommy Gaston officiating. Interment will follow at Dunbar Cemetery. Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, June 17, 2021, at Wilson- Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel. Margie was born on December 13, 1923, to Elmer Decker and Leota Smith in Van Zandt County. She passed on June 15, 2021, at...

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William Bomar
Jun16

William Bomar

Funeral service for William Bomar, age 84, of Dike, Texas will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 20, 2021, at League Street Church of Christ with Jerry Savage officiating. Interment will follow at a later date at Robert Lee Cemetery, Robert Lee, Texas. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Mr. Bomar passed away on June 15, 2021 at Spring Lake Assisted Living in Paris, Texas. William was born on November 26, 1936, in...

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