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School Begins … In Hopkins County, Yantis
Aug09

School Begins … In Hopkins County, Yantis

As has been the case in the past couple of years, school start dats for students in Hopkins County and Yantis will resume for the 2022-2023 school year is staggered over the next two weeks. Close up miniature metal toy yellow school bus (Credit: Bilal Kocabas Dreamstime.com) In fact, Sulphur Bluff ISD is just completing their second day of classes Tuesday. After two full weeks of school, students will only be required to attend...

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SSISD Hosting Meet The Teacher, Other Activities To Help Students Get Ready For New School Year
Aug09

SSISD Hosting Meet The Teacher, Other Activities To Help Students Get Ready For New School Year

Sulphur Springs ISD is hosting Meet the Teacher and other activities designed to help students get ready for the new school year, which begins Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022. SSISD logo Barbara Bush and Bowie Primary Schools will lead off the Meet the Teacher activities by inviting parents to bring their students by the child’s assigned campus during the designated time Tuesday evening. Families can meet the child’s teachers,...

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Consumer Alert: Scammer Posing As TDI Employee
Aug09

Consumer Alert: Scammer Posing As TDI Employee

News Release – Aug. 9, 2022 The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) is urging consumers to be wary of phone calls or other communications from anyone claiming to be a representative of TDI. TDI will call you only when you ask for assistance. TDI’s Fraud Unit received a report from a person who was contacted by someone claiming to be a TDI employee, offering to meet at their home to go over their insurance needs. “The individual...

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EEA Our Youth 5th Annual Back 2 School Ready Scheduled Aug. 14
Aug09

EEA Our Youth 5th Annual Back 2 School Ready Scheduled Aug. 14

East End Allegiance: OUR YOUTH will host the 5th Annual Back 2 School Ready event from 3 to 6 p.m. August 14, 2022, at the HW Grays Building in Pacific Park. EEA Our Youth is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that relies on the generous donations of the community to make events such as this one possible. “Every year, we have been consistent on getting the kids in the community ready to be great! With the support of all, we have...

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Paris Junior College Empowers Students With Move to 8-Week Classes
Aug08

Paris Junior College Empowers Students With Move to 8-Week Classes

Paris Junior College Public Information Services PJC empowers students with move to 8-week classes Building on a long-standing commitment to student success, a majority of Paris Junior College courses will transition from 16-week to eight-week terms this fall. Students registering for Fall 2022 courses will choose Fall 1 from August 29 to October 24 and Fall 2 from October 24 to December 15. Some courses, such as those with clinicals,...

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Trading Post for August 8, 2022
Aug08

Trading Post for August 8, 2022

Washing machine Kenmore, white, 2 cedar chests, a patio table shaped like the State of Texas stained, 2 benches and 2 chairs made from pallet wood also stained, 903 440 1171. Mt Vernon. Full blooded Great Pyrenees puppies for sale. Five males and two females. Ready for new homes. You can come out and pick out your own new fur babies. Call or text 972-841-9642. Need someone to hall off old washer. Contact Mark at 903 439 8005.leave...

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Meal A Day Menu – Aug. 8-12, 2022
Aug07

Meal A Day Menu – Aug. 8-12, 2022

Volunteers prepare meals at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center and deliver them five days a week to Meal A Day program recipients in Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County. The Meal A Day Menu for the week of Aug. 8-12, 2022 includes: Monday – Beef Spaghetti, Italian Vegetables and Garlic Toast.Tuesday – Baked Sliced Ham, Macaroni and Cheese, Broccoli and a Roll.Wednesday – Chicken Fried Chicken and Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Green...

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Changes Proposed For City’s Enterprise Zone Program, Video Gaming Facility Policies
Aug06

Changes Proposed For City’s Enterprise Zone Program, Video Gaming Facility Policies

Sulphur Springs City Council this week approved on final reading a reinvestment zone and a rezoning request, as well as a reinsurance contract, a resolution appointing 3 to the Tax Increment Financing Reinvestment Zone Board, and on first reading two ordinance amendments. Video Gaming Facility Ordinance Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jason Ricketson asked the City Council to consider approving Ordinance No. 2810, which would amend...

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Paris District Road Report for Aug. 8, 2022
Aug06

Paris District Road Report for Aug. 8, 2022

Paris — Here’s a look at work planned in the district for the week starting Aug. 8, 2022. These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen 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 through work zones. They should also avoid distractions such as...

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FM 64 Closure Set To Begin Aug. 22 in Delta County
Aug05

FM 64 Closure Set To Begin Aug. 22 in Delta County

Aug. 5, 2022PARIS – Texas Department of Transportation officials today announced that a short-term closure of FM 64 in Delta County will be necessary beginning Aug. 22 to replace an existing box culvert on this roadway. The temporary closure of FM 64 will occur approximately 1.3 miles south of the intersection of this roadway with FM 128, officials said. During this closure, through traffic will be detoured around this site via FM...

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