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Welding Project at the Paris Junior College-Sulphur Springs
Jan26

Welding Project at the Paris Junior College-Sulphur Springs

OVERHEAD JOB Welding student Wyatt Cross works on an overhead TIG welding project at the PJC-Sulphur Springs Center welding shop. Cross is in the advanced welding program at the Center. To learn more about the welding program and workforce education opportunities, call 903-885-1232. Paris Junior College Welding student Wyatt Cross

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Wildcats and Lady Cats Basketball and Wildcats Soccer on Game Day Tuesday
Jan26

Wildcats and Lady Cats Basketball and Wildcats Soccer on Game Day Tuesday

The Wildcats Basketball Team, currently in second place in district, plays fourth place Hallsville in the Main Gym at Sulphur Springs High School on this game day Tuesday (January 26). There will be a freshmen contest beginning at 5 p.m. A JV game will follow at around 6:15 p.m. The varsity Wildcats and Bobcats are schedule to begin at around 8 p.m. The Wildcats are 6-2 in district play and they have won their last three district...

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Basic Tools for the Garden From Ronnie Wilson Hopkins County Master Gardeners January 26, 2021
Jan26

Basic Tools for the Garden From Ronnie Wilson Hopkins County Master Gardeners January 26, 2021

January is a good time for gardeners to take stock of their garden tools and accessories, and make sure everything is ready to go for the coming spring gardening season.  There are several tools every gardener should have at their disposal to ensure a successful garden.  All items described are hand tools, powered only by gardener muscle.  Here are several basic garden tools that may help get the job done a little bit...

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Block Supplements Convenient Mechanism for Delivering Nutrients to Beef Cattle by Mario Villarino
Jan26

Block Supplements Convenient Mechanism for Delivering Nutrients to Beef Cattle by Mario Villarino

Developed by Dr. Mario A. Villarino, County Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources Hopkins County, Texas Block supplements are a convenient mechanism for delivering supplemental nutrients to grazing beef cattle. As the labels on most blocks or tubs state, they are meant to  be used as supplements, not feeds. Success or failure of a block/tub...

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Johanna Hicks: Healthy Heart in Time of COVID
Jan25

Johanna Hicks: Healthy Heart in Time of COVID

By Johanna Hicks, B.S., M.Ed, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Family & Consumer Sciences Agent HEALTHY HEART IN TIME OF COVID Johanna Hicks, B.S., M.Ed. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Family & Community Health Agent Hopkins County P.O. Box 518 1200-B W. Houston Sulphur Springs, TX 75483 903-885-3443 [email protected]  Keeping your heart healthy and protected is always important – even more so for those with heart...

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Wildcats Soccer Team Defeats Host School in Final Game to Win Terrell Tournament Saturday
Jan24

Wildcats Soccer Team Defeats Host School in Final Game to Win Terrell Tournament Saturday

It turned out to be a very good Saturday (January 23) for Wildcats Soccer Coach Alexi Upton. He woke up not knowing if his team would get into the championship game at the Terrell Tiger Winter Classic. Things broke the Wildcats way Saturday afternoon and they earned the right to play host Terrell in the Saturday evening final game. The Wildcats responded with a solid 3-0 win to earn the trophy. Omar Hernandez scored the first two...

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Lady Cats Soccer Team Defeats Life Waxahachie and Wins Terrell Tournament on Saturday
Jan24

Lady Cats Soccer Team Defeats Life Waxahachie and Wins Terrell Tournament on Saturday

Perhaps the Lady Cats Soccer Team won one for their coach Saturday (January 23) at the Terrell Winter Classic. Lady Cats Coach Javier Aguayo could not attend the tournament Friday or Saturday due to illness. First Saturday the Lady Cats won their group with a 9-3 win over Life Waxahachie. Then they were declared Champion of the Tournament when other possible opponents in the tournament final game were not able to play. In an offensive...

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Saltillo Lions Basketball Team Picks Up Another District Win
Jan24

Saltillo Lions Basketball Team Picks Up Another District Win

The Saltillo Lions Basketball Team continues on a good roll in district play. The Lions got another lopsided win Friday (January 22) against Bloomberg. The Lions outscored Bloomberg in every quarter leading 31-7 after one period, 47-18 at the half, 67-30 after three quarters and 84-41 at the end. The Lions are now 7-0 in district play and 12-7 for the season. The Lions’ Andrew Redburn had a huge game against Bloomberg scoring 30...

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Paris District Road Report for the Week of January 25, 2021
Jan23

Paris District Road Report for the Week of January 25, 2021

Paris — Here’s a look at work planned in the district during the week of Jan. 25, 2021. Theseschedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or otherunforeseen issues. Motorists are advised to remain alert and pay special attention to all signs,barricades and traffic controls, and reduce their speed as they approach and travel throughwork zones. They should also avoid distractions such as cell...

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Friday Sports Report Includes SS Basketball, Soccer, Baseball and Tennis
Jan22

Friday Sports Report Includes SS Basketball, Soccer, Baseball and Tennis

The Wildcats Basketball Team travels to Pine Tree for an important district game on this game day Friday (January 22). The Wildcats Freshmen will play the Pirates at 5 p.m. The Wildcats JV is scheduled to play at 5:30 p.m. The Wildcats and Pirates’ varsity teams’ game will begin at around 7 p.m. The Wildcats have won their last two district games and they are 5-2 in district play. The Wildcats season record is 12-8....

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