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Candidate Profiles: Como-Pickton CISD Board Of Trustees
Apr18

Candidate Profiles: Como-Pickton CISD Board Of Trustees

Early voting by personal appearance begins Monday morning, for the May 1 school and municipal elections. Voters within Como-Pickton Consolidated Independent School District will be asked to vote for up to three of the five candidates vying for a full term seat on the school board; seats are at large, so they will go to the three candidates receiving the most votes in this election. Also on the ballot is on unopposed candidate for a...

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SSHS Interior Design Team Win State, Qualify For National FCCLA Contest
Apr17

SSHS Interior Design Team Win State, Qualify For National FCCLA Contest

Three members of Christina Davis’ interior design class at Sulphur Springs High School won the state FCCLA championship. Sophomores Mykylie Meador, Kaylee Schumacher and Jillian Jumper advanced from regional competition to the state interior design contest, both contests conducted virtually due to COVID-19 this year. “They won first place in state. One of the judges gave them a perfect score. I’m really proud of the...

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2 Jailed Friday On Probation Warrants
Apr17

2 Jailed Friday On Probation Warrants

Two people were jailed Friday on Hopkins County probation warrants, according to arrest and jail reports. Heather Branch Carey (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office was notified that a 32-year-old woman was arrested April 8, 2021, and was being held in Angelina County jail on a Hopkins County warrant. Deputy Amanda Weatherford took custody of Heather Branch Carey and transported her to Hopkins County Law Enforcement...

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34 Indictments Signed During April 2021 Grand Jury Session
Apr16

34 Indictments Signed During April 2021 Grand Jury Session

At least 34 indictments were signed during the April 2021 Grand Jury session, pushing those cases forward for prosecution, according to records released this week by the District Clerk’s Office. More than 25 individuals were named in the indictments, including four people accused of two or more offenses. Charges ranged from aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and evading arrest or detention with a vehicle to fraudulent use...

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4 Sulphur Springs ISD Campuses Named  Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase Schools
Apr16

4 Sulphur Springs ISD Campuses Named Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase Schools

Capturing Kids Hearts National Showcase Schools Lamar & Travis Primary Schools Recognized as 2nd-Year Winners, Bowie & Bush Primary Schools Make List For First Time  Four campuses in Sulphur Springs ISD are among only 110 schools in Texas and 325 across the country named Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase Schools, SSISD Assistant Superintendent Kristin Monk announced Friday. “Bowie and Bush Primaries are first year...

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At Marshall, Wildcats Baseball Still a Go For Friday at 7 p.m., Lady Cats Softball Playing Monday
Apr16

At Marshall, Wildcats Baseball Still a Go For Friday at 7 p.m., Lady Cats Softball Playing Monday

The rainy weather is impacting baseball and softball on this game day Friday (April 16). Both the Wildcats Baseball Team and Lady Cats’ softball team were scheduled to play Marshall in Marshall Friday. Lady Cats Coach David Carrillo expects that his game will be rescheduled for Monday with a JV game at 4:30 p.m. and then the Varsity game at 6 p.m. at Marshall. However as of now, Wildcats Coach Jerrod Hammack and the Marshall...

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Weapon And THC Oil Found During Traffic Stop
Apr16

Weapon And THC Oil Found During Traffic Stop

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Aaron Chaney reported finding a weapon and THC oil in an orange Dodge Journey he stopped just after 1 a.m. Friday, April 16, on Jefferson Street for a defective license plate light. While talking to the driver, Chaney said the 21-year-old man advised him a firearm could be found in the back floorboard. He also admitted to having a vaporizer cartridge with THC inside the vehicle as well....

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Police Investigating Late Night Vehicle Burglaries, Thefts
Apr16

Police Investigating Late Night Vehicle Burglaries, Thefts

Residents Reminded To Lock Vehicles When Leaving Them Parked Outside Sulphur Springs Police Department are investigating a few late night vehicle burglaries and a thefts. At least four vehicle break-ins, one vehicle and one firearm theft. The cases at this time are believed to be connected, as they were all reported overnight Wednesday. Sulphur Springs Police Department is investigating a string of vehicle burglaries reported...

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Catch Trevor Dreher, World Champ Trick Roper, at UPRA Rodeo April 16, 17 in the Regional Civic Center!
Apr16

Catch Trevor Dreher, World Champ Trick Roper, at UPRA Rodeo April 16, 17 in the Regional Civic Center!

Trevor Dreher, World Champion Trick Roper, will perform an All-LED Light Show during Rodeo I literally ‘ran into’ Trevor Dreher on the square in downtown Sulphur Springs as he was doing pre-show promotion for this weekend’s UPRA Spring Rodeo. Trevor had arrived in town and was looking for people to perform his roping tricks for. I first took him to Lezley’s “Farewell Fiesta” inside the Chamber of...

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Wildcat Offensive Lineman Somjai Pryor Signs to Play Football at Kansas Wesleyan University
Apr16

Wildcat Offensive Lineman Somjai Pryor Signs to Play Football at Kansas Wesleyan University

Wildcats senior Somjai Pryor, a member of Coach Greg Owens’s football team, signed a national letter of intent Thursday, Apr. 15 to play football at Kansas Wesleyan University. Pryor is the son of Ayana Pryor and Lewis Harrison. The left tackle of Coach Owens’s offensive line, Pryor said that he sent his film to the Kansas Wesleyan coaching staff, and shortly thereafter was given an offer to join the Coyotes on a football...

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