Norman Colyer Announces Candidacy
Sep17

Norman Colyer Announces Candidacy

I would like to announce my intent to run for re-election to the office of Hopkins County Constable Precinct 1. I have held this office since January 1, 2011, and it has been my honor to serve the citizens of Hopkins County during this time. As Constable, I am proud to be part of a rich heritage in Law Enforcement that began in 1823, when Stephen F. Austin appointed the first Constable in what would soon be Texas. Since starting my...

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Hopkins-Rains Retired School Personnel 50th Anniversary
Aug22

Hopkins-Rains Retired School Personnel 50th Anniversary

Hopkins-Rains Retired School Personnel are hosting a 50th anniversary celebration on September 10th at Venue219 on Main Street in Sulphur Springs beginning at 10am. The organization was originally named the Sulphur Springs Area Retired School Personnel. The public is invited to the reception. Past Presidents and long-time members will be recognized at 10:30am and the TRTA State President, Patricia Macias will also speak for a few...

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*Updated* Broadway Closed For 9 Hours Due to Major Gas Leak
Apr29

*Updated* Broadway Closed For 9 Hours Due to Major Gas Leak

South Broadway Street was finally reopened after midnight Monday, about 9 hours after the section of roadway from Wildcat Way to Duckworth Street was closed to traffic due to a natural gas line bging struck. Residents and business owners in the area were warned around 3 p.m. to not start their cars in the vicinity as a result of a major natural gas leak. Utility crews damaged a large line traversing the area and have closed off all of...

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SSISD Early Release Set for Thursday
Nov12

SSISD Early Release Set for Thursday

All students and staff in the Sulphur Springs ISD will be released an hour early on Thursday, November 15th. Buses will also run one hour ahead of their regular schedule. This will allow everyone time to travel to the football playoff game in Frisco. 

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re: Springtime, Annual Fire Safety Reminders
Mar13

re: Springtime, Annual Fire Safety Reminders

Hopkins County Fire Chief Andy Endsley is also Emergency Management Coordinator (EMC) for Hopkins County, and fire safety awareness is part of his duty. He visited on the Good Morning Show with Enola Gay to remind citizens of the importance of fire safety inside and outside their homes, especially now as Spring arrives. When birds begin to chirp outside, are your smoke detectors also chirping? They may need new batteries, or they may...

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North Hopkins FFA Chapter Looks Forward to NETLA Show February 22-24, 2018
Feb06

North Hopkins FFA Chapter Looks Forward to NETLA Show February 22-24, 2018

              By Reporter Breanna Hicks The holiday and New Year season was fast and furious for the North Hopkins FFA! The 53-member chapter finished up the holidays with one of their favorite service projects, the SCAT program. The chapter received the names of two local senior citizens in need and asked them to write a Christmas list to “Santa”. The chapter got as many of the items as we could and spent a day delivering the special...

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“Tis the Season”! DBA “Ladies Night Out” Brings Prizes and Christmas Cheer!
Dec19

“Tis the Season”! DBA “Ladies Night Out” Brings Prizes and Christmas Cheer!

This trio of merchant members of DBA are joining about three dozen other businesses to launch a fun night for shopping in Sulphur Springs this week.  On Thursday December 21, 2017 downtown merchants  and merchants throughout the city limits will keep their doors open with extended hours and door prizes for shoppers who register between 6 and 8 pm. Unadvertised markdowns and specials as well as refreshments will be the rule inside many...

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SSHS FFA Leadership Development Event Team Competes at State
Nov30

SSHS FFA Leadership Development Event Team Competes at State

FFA Leadership Development Events qualify Sulphur Springs High School Chapter Members for State! by John Holland, SSHS FFA Advisor Over the past few weeks, we have had lots of students competing in LDE for Sulphur Springs FFA. We traveled to the Alba-Golden Invitational bringing home banners and Lindale Invitational bringing home some plaques. In addition to the invitationals we had 8 teams compete at the Paris District LDE contest...

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DBA Debuts Brick Street Vintage Market This Saturday September 16
Sep13

DBA Debuts Brick Street Vintage Market This Saturday September 16

All the details are in place, down to custom-printed shopping bags! for the Brick Street Vintage Market set to open Saturday September 16 at 8am through downtown Sulphur Springs. The Market will be set up until 6pm in a large horseshoe shape along Connally, Jefferson, Gilmer and Main Streets. About 50 vendors, most from out of town, will be displaying vintage antiques and art, quilts, handmade furniture, repurposed and handmade items,...

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Total Solar Eclipse on Monday August 21, 2017
Aug21

Total Solar Eclipse on Monday August 21, 2017

Although today’s path of the total eclipse will not cross Texas, persons residing in NE Texas can observe a partial eclipse today between 1 pm and 3 pm. For example, viewers in Texarkana can observe an 82% partial eclipse. Please use appropriate eye protection if you plan to watch the eclipse. In 2024, a total solar eclipse will affect Northeast Texas. The last time the phenomenon occurred above this part of the United States...

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