NextLink To Break Ground at 9 a.m. Aug. 20 On New Sulphur Springs Facility
Aug19

NextLink To Break Ground at 9 a.m. Aug. 20 On New Sulphur Springs Facility

Construction will soon begin in Heritage Business Park on a new Sulphur Springs office for NextLink. The Weatherford-based company is expanding Internet coverage in rural areas across the state, and plans to open an office in Sulphur Springs within the next year. The office is expected to employ 15 people starting out, with plans to hire up to 20 people, most of whom will work in the field putting up towers to help make Internet...

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Meal A Day Needs Driver For Friday Como-Pickton Route
Aug19

Meal A Day Needs Driver For Friday Como-Pickton Route

The Meal A Day program is looking for a volunteer on Fridays to deliver meals to elderly shut-ins in the Como-Pickton area. “One of my drivers has had to quit for a while due to health reasons. If you can drive a route on Fridays please let me know. You can go with another driver to run the route. You will be blessed beyond words,” said Karon Weatherman, who as program and marketing director for the Senior Citizens Center...

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2 Men Arrested Over The Weekend In Hopkins County On Felony Warrants
Aug19

2 Men Arrested Over The Weekend In Hopkins County On Felony Warrants

Two men were arrested over the weekend by local authorities on felony warrants, one for violating terms of his probation and the other for violation of parole, according to arrest reports. Todd Alfred Clark Todd Alfred Clark, 44, of Bogata turned himself in at 5:45 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, at Hopkins County Sheriff’s office. He was escorted by Deputy Chris Baumann into the county jail, where he was booked on a warrant for violation...

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Rural Sulphur Springs Man Accused Of Striking Another Man In The Head With Pistol
Aug19

Rural Sulphur Springs Man Accused Of Striking Another Man In The Head With Pistol

Miguel Isaias Sandoval A 26-year-old Sulphur Springs man was jailed Sunday on a warrant for allegedly hitting another man in the head with a pistol earlier this month, according to arrest and sheriff’s reports. Miguel Isaias Sandoval was taken into custody at his County Road 4791 residence at 8:08 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 18 by Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Chris Baumann on an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon warrant....

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Quick Action Of Firefighters Credited With Saving Home
Aug19

Quick Action Of Firefighters Credited With Saving Home

The quick work of firefighters in responding to a fire Sunday afternoon saved a Saltillo residence, according to Hopkins County Fire Chief Andy Endsley. Hopkins County dispatchers were first told at 12:15 p.m. Aug. 18 that a grass fire was starting to catch a County Road 3536 house on fire. Hopkins County, Saltillo, Pickton-Pine Forest and Brinker firefighters were dispatched at that time to the Saltillo residence. At 12:24 p.m.,...

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Sulphur Springs Woman Accused Of Tossing A Bag Of Marijuana Out Car Window
Aug19

Sulphur Springs Woman Accused Of Tossing A Bag Of Marijuana Out Car Window

Destinee Freneisha Weeks A 20-year-old Sulphur Springs woman ended up with not only a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge but also a felony tampering with evidence charge. She allegedly tossed a bag of marijuana out of a vehicle window during a traffic stop, according to arrest reports. Sulphur Springs Police Officer Nick Floyd reported he first noticed the Dodge Challenger because it appeared to be speeding. Radar showed the car...

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Candidate Filing Deadline For School Board, Cumby City Council Seats Is Aug. 19
Aug18

Candidate Filing Deadline For School Board, Cumby City Council Seats Is Aug. 19

Those planning to file as candidates for North Hopkins and Cumby school boards and Council have one more day to get their applications in. The filing deadline to get a name on the Nov. 5 election ballot is Monday, Aug. 19, at the end of the business day. Cumby ISD Cumby Independent School District will have three places to be determined in the Nov. 5 election. All three are full three-year seats on the board. Currently, Jason Hudson,...

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Meal A Day Menu For Aug. 19-23, 2019
Aug18

Meal A Day Menu For Aug. 19-23, 2019

Meal A Day Menu for Aug. 19-23, 2019 Monday –  Beef Stroganoff, English peas and garlic sticks Tuesday –  Sweet and sour chicken, rice, egg roll and Chinese vegetables Wednesday –  Chicken and dressing casserole, sweet potatoes, green beans, cranberry sauce and a roll Thursday –  Sliced ham, macaroni and cheese, cole slaw and a roll Friday – Salad Plate: Chicken salad,...

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While All SSISD Elementary Students To Receive Free Meals, Adult Lunch Going Up
Aug17

While All SSISD Elementary Students To Receive Free Meals, Adult Lunch Going Up

All Sulphur Springs Independent School District students from pre-kindergarten and Head Start through fifth graders will receive free school meals this year. However, faculty and visitors will pay more during the 2019-2020 school year when purchasing meals at SSISD campuses. SSISD Child Nutrition Department earlier this month announced additional campuses qualify for the Community Eligibility Provisions program. Douglass Early...

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Cumby ISD Switching Up Food Service Program To Give More Meal Options
Aug17

Cumby ISD Switching Up Food Service Program To Give More Meal Options

Not only will Cumby Independent School District students still be able to enjoy a free breakfast and pre-kindergarten students free lunches too this year, but all Cumby ISD students will have more choices when they go through the line for lunch. Recognizing the importance of quality meals to students’ learning development, Cumby ISD administrators were given approval to enter into a partnership with FoodService Peeps to improve...

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