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Hopkins County VFDs Receive 2 Additional Air Cylinders
Sep27

Hopkins County VFDs Receive 2 Additional Air Cylinders

All of the county’s volunteer fire departments received 2 SCBA (self-contained breathing apparatus) cylinders Monday morning to assist them in their fire respond duties. Hopkins County Commissioners Court and Fire Marshal Andy Endsley show appreciation to VFDs announce distribution of 2 additional cylinders per volunteer fire department. This marks the second year in a row the VFDs have received air cylinders from Hopkins...

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Teer Announces Intent To Seek Re-Election As Justice of the Peace For Precinct 1
Sep27

Teer Announces Intent To Seek Re-Election As Justice of the Peace For Precinct 1

Judge BJ Teer has announced his intent to seek re-election for the Republican nomination for Hopkins County Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1, in the party’s Primary in Spring 2022. Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1, BJ Teer “It has been an honor and pleasure to work for the citizens of Hopkins County, as the Justice of the Peace Precinct 1 since 2015. I look forward to the opportunity to serve for many more years,” Teer said....

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Wildcats Football Has Tough First Half in Ennis on Friday, and Wildcats Cross Country Hosted First Ever Sulphur Springs Invitational Last Weekend
Sep27

Wildcats Football Has Tough First Half in Ennis on Friday, and Wildcats Cross Country Hosted First Ever Sulphur Springs Invitational Last Weekend

It was something of a quiet weekend for Sulphur Springs sports. Normally, Fridays and Saturday bring Wildcats football, Lady Cats volleyball, and Wildcats and Lady Cats cross country, but the volleyball team will be enjoyed one of their two byes in district play on Friday, Sept. 24. So with that, last weekend brought Wildcats football on Friday and Saturday in Sulphur Springs had the first ever Wildcat Invitational for the cross...

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Dinner Bell Menu For September 29, 2021
Sep27

Dinner Bell Menu For September 29, 2021

Celebrating the Ninitieth Birthday of CLYDE BROWNING!!! GRAB and GO with a meal from the distribution area under the covered driveway (porte cochere) on the Northeast corner of the First United Methodist Church campus starting at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday. MENU Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken Breasts Seasoned Wild Rice and Long Grain Rice Fresh Whole Green Beans with Bacon Pieces Garden Salad with Broccoli and Cauliflower Yeast Rolls...

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Business History: Mattison Insurance Agency-Here When You Need It!
Sep27

Business History: Mattison Insurance Agency-Here When You Need It!

Mattison Insurance Agency, Inc. is a family owned and operated insurance agency serving Northeast Texas. Founded by Glenn Mattison in 2001 in Sulphur Springs, they opened their Paris office in 2013 and the Greenville office in 2019. After a year in Greenville, Mattison Insurance purchased Sinclair-Ramsey Insurance Agency in February of 2020 when Steve Ramsey retired. Glenn’s wife, Leeta, serves as the Office Manager, running...

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Paris District Road Report for the Week of September 27, 2021
Sep25

Paris District Road Report for the Week of September 27, 2021

Paris — Here’s a look at work planned in the district during the week of Sept. 27, 2021. 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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Wildcats Football Struggles Against Top-10 Ennis Lions
Sep25

Wildcats Football Struggles Against Top-10 Ennis Lions

The Wildcats football team could not find their footing in the first half in a 47-14 loss in Ennis versus the Lions.  The Lions came in to Friday, Sept. 24’s district match-up as the number four team in 5A Division II, according to Dave Campbell’s Texas High School Football. Things got off to a rocky start for Sulphur Springs when Wildcats QB Matthew Mitchell was sacked in the end zone for a safety.  The ensuing...

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Wildcats Football Team in Ennis Today For Friday Gameday, Plus First Ever Wildcats Cross Country Invitational Tomorrow
Sep24

Wildcats Football Team in Ennis Today For Friday Gameday, Plus First Ever Wildcats Cross Country Invitational Tomorrow

It will be something of a bye weekend for Sulphur Springs sports. Normally, Fridays and Saturday bring Wildcats football, Lady Cats volleyball, and Wildcats and Lady Cats cross country, but on the Sept. 24 edition of Friday gameday the volleyball team will be enjoying one of their two byes in district play today. So with that, today, Friday Sept. 24 brings Wildcats football and tomorrow brings the first ever Wildcat Invitational for...

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Author, Civil Engineer Describes What, In His Observations, It Takes To Make “Strong Towns”
Sep24

Author, Civil Engineer Describes What, In His Observations, It Takes To Make “Strong Towns”

Author Charles “Chuck” Marohn Jr., a civil engineer, Thursday evening described what, in his observations as a professional engineer and a land use planner for decades, it takes to make “Strong Towns.” Charles Marohn Jr., author of “Strong Towns” Some of the basic principals Chuck Marohn discussed have already been implemented or discussed for Sulphur Springs. The ordinance passed allowing accessory...

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Love Oldies? Consider the Atomic Prom
Sep24

Love Oldies? Consider the Atomic Prom

Dallas, Texas, November 12, 2021 – The Atomic Prom is a vintage themed dance party for adults from all walks of life. Don your best vintage attire, between 1930 and 1969, and join them on the dance floor, where they will be shimmying and shaking to the oldies, rockabilly music, and jazz pop. Throughout the night, there will be live performances, such as the local rockabilly band, Ready Betty. Dallas’ local swing dance troupe...

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