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City’s Public Safety Director On Administrative Leave Pending Investigation
Mar25

City’s Public Safety Director On Administrative Leave Pending Investigation

Sulphur Springs Public Safety Director Jay Sanders The city’s top public safety official has been placed on administrative leave, Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell said Monday. Jay Sanders, whose job as public safety director is to oversee both Sulphur Springs Police Department and Fire Department, was placed on administrative leave with pay at the end of last week, city officials reported. The action is “due to...

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Wilcats Fall to Texas High
Mar23

Wilcats Fall to Texas High

Texas High 6, Wildcats Baseball 4 (8 innings)The Wildcats’ baseball team almost worked their way out of an eighth inning jam against Texas High at Wildcat Park Friday night. (March 22) The Tigers had loaded the bases with nobody out. The Wildcats got a ground out and a pop out to dodge two bullets. Then a clutch single by Tiger lead off hitter Chris Sutton scored two runs giving the Tigers a two run lead. The Wildcats could not...

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Coach Carrillo Discusses Win
Mar22

Coach Carrillo Discusses Win

Coach Carrillo on Lady Cats 4-0 Win Over Greenville Needless to say, Lady Cats Softball Coach David Carroll was very pleased with his freshman pitcher Addison Caddell who threw a 2-hit shutout and struck out 12 in a 4-0 win over Greenville at Lady Cat Park Thursday afternoon (March 21). Coach Carrillo also gave credit to Assistant Coach Bailey Dorner who called the pitches in the game. Coach Carrillo said Caddell has a really good...

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Wildcat Baseball Tonight
Mar22

Wildcat Baseball Tonight

Wildcats Baseball at Home Versus Texas High on Friday Game Day The Wildcats’ district baseball game with Texas High is always a big one and the Wildcats play host to the Tigers as Texas High visits Wildcat Park on this game day Friday (March 22). There will be a JV Royal contest at 4 p.m. The varsity will begins at 7 p.m. Texas High comes into the game with a 3-1 district record. They have wins over Greenville, Royse City and...

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Cumby Boil Water Notice Rescinded
Mar22

Cumby Boil Water Notice Rescinded

Water service is back to normal in Cumby after the city received notification from the state TCEQ that the boiling requirement has been lifted. Customers no longer need to boil their water before consumption, as was required 10 days ago, due to low water pressure. Boil Water Notice Rescinded March 21, 2019 On March 12, 2019, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality required the City of Cumby water system, PWS 1120001 public water...

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Ladycat Softball Wins Second District Game
Mar21

Ladycat Softball Wins Second District Game

Lady Cats Softball 4, Greenville 0 Lady Cats’ freshman sotfball pitcher Addison Caddell threw a 2-hit shutout and the Lady Cats improved to 2-0 in district play with a 4-0 win over Greenville at Lady Cat Park Thursday afternoon. Caddell allowed only two singles, one in the first inning and one in the third. She also struck out 12 , walked only two and hit one batter. Meanwhile the Lady Cats scored an unearned run in the first,...

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Road Debris Results in Multiple Crashes, 2-hour Closure of   I-30
Mar21

Road Debris Results in Multiple Crashes, 2-hour Closure of I-30

A section of Interstate 30 in Saltillo was shut down for more than 2 hours Wednesday night as a result of crashes caused by debris in the roadway. No one was reported to have sustained serious injuries, but multiple vehicles were reported to have become involved, according to sheriff’s reports.Officials were first alerted at 9:56 p.m. that a semi appeared to have lost at tire, resulting in the vehicle hitting the guard rail on...

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Coach Cipoletta Already Thinking of Next Year
Mar20

Coach Cipoletta Already Thinking of Next Year

Coach Cipoletta Has Final ‘Coaches Show’ of the Season and is Already Thinking About Next Year. Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta made his final visit of the season on KSST Radio and Cable Channel 18’s Saturday Morning Coaches Show last Saturday (March 16). He said he would be losing some very talented seniors off of this year’s team. Coach Cipoletta talked about the amazing offense of Keaston Willis...

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Speeding Vehicle Stop Lands Passenger in Jail
Mar20

Speeding Vehicle Stop Lands Passenger in Jail

DPS officers pulled over a 2018 White Altima with Michigan plates for speeding just west of Sulphur Springs on Interstate 30. A strong of odor of marijuana was observed by the officer as he talked to the driver of the vehicle. This prompted a probable cause search of the vehicle and 2 containers of marijuana and 3 tablets of Adderall were found in the glove box. The passenger, 21 year old, Ocatavio Simms, of Schertz, TX was placed...

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County Disaster Declaration Could Help Fund Road Repairs
Mar20

County Disaster Declaration Could Help Fund Road Repairs

Hopkins County Commissioners Court discussed a measure which would allow additional funds to be designated for much-needed road repairs, Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom said Tuesday. The commissioners court, during a work session this week, discussed the possibility of declaring a county emergency based on September and October flooding, which caused significant damage to county roads. Newsom explained declaring a county emergency...

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