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Reception for Retiring Carolyn McKinney Held Friday at SW Dairy Museum
Jun19

Reception for Retiring Carolyn McKinney Held Friday at SW Dairy Museum

From an accounting position to the Directorship, the 20-plus year career of Carolyn McKinney officially came to an end on June 18, 2021. A steady stream of friends, co-workers and business associates came to say goodbyes and share memories of good times shared at community events. For many years, Carolyn’s duties have included making sure cheese and milk products were featured at major events locally and across the several...

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Ribbon-Cutting at the new Grays Building on June 18 in Observance of Juneteenth, a New National Holiday
Jun18

Ribbon-Cutting at the new Grays Building on June 18 in Observance of Juneteenth, a New National Holiday

The community was well-represented as a couple of milestone events came together on a single day for Hopkins County residents. At noon on Friday June 18, as the nation was observing the new Juneteenth national holiday, the local community celebrated the near-completion of the Grays Building Community Center. City Councilman Reverend H. B. Nash More than 100 persons were present to see the interior of the beautiful new facility, hear a...

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Downtown Business Alliance is Accepting New Members and Planning 2021 Events
Jun18

Downtown Business Alliance is Accepting New Members and Planning 2021 Events

The Sulphur Springs Downtown Business Alliance is a group of business people and individuals meeting monthly to develop ways to foster and support local business and community pride. DBA has been active in Sulphur Springs for more than two decades. During the recent in-person meeting held on June 15, 2021, discussions were held on the new Billboard located on I-30 near Greenville promoting shopping in Sulphur Springs, the recent...

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SSISD Eligible To Apply For $11.5 Million In Federal ESSER Grant Funding
Jun18

SSISD Eligible To Apply For $11.5 Million In Federal ESSER Grant Funding

Sulphur Springs ISD students and staff could benefit from up to $11.5 million in federal ESSER Grants funding over the next three years, provided the district can adequately articulate in grant applications that the funds meet the terms stipulated for their intended use. SSISD Assistant Superintendent Josh Williams reported the district has been notified SSISD is eligible to receive two types of federal funding, but must apply to...

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Independence Concert is Back! July 3 by SS Symphony League
Jun18

Independence Concert is Back! July 3 by SS Symphony League

From a Press Release by SS Symphony League: We’re back!! The Symphony League is so excited to be hosting the downtown concert and fireworks once again! This event is outdoors and free to the public thanks to our major sponsors: Alliance Bank, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs, and Grocery Supply Company. Bring your chairs and visit one of our downtown restaurants/eateries for a memorable evening of music...

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2 Hopkins County Men Returned To Jail On Felony Charge
Jun17

2 Hopkins County Men Returned To Jail On Felony Charge

Two Hopkins County men were returned to jail this week on a felony charge each, one who was released less than 3 months ago and another just four days months after his release, according to arrest and jail reports. Charles Ray “Chuck” Rollins(HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Steve Shing and Kevin Lester located 43-year-old Charles Ray “Chuck” Rollins at his Saltillo residence just...

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2021 SSHS Wildcat Football Season Tickets To Be Sold Online
Jun17

2021 SSHS Wildcat Football Season Tickets To Be Sold Online

Wildcat football season tickets will be sold online this year, a June 17 release from Sulphur Springs ISD superintendent’s office stated. Individuals who were season ticket holders in 2019 will be contacted first via email (or by letter if the school has no email on file) with instructions on how to secure season tickets in the next week or so. The email will come from the email address of [email protected] More...

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Current Tax Practices Discussed At Sulphur Springs ISD Board Of Trustees Meeting
Jun17

Current Tax Practices Discussed At Sulphur Springs ISD Board Of Trustees Meeting

It’s no secret school finance is a complicated animal, with many different factors affecting funding, including how high Sulphur Springs ISD and other school districts may set the ad valorem rate. Lucas Janda with Live Oak Public Finance LLC discussed with SSISD Board of Trustees the “current tax practices” aspect of school finance, specifically the state’s values versus appraisal district values in Texas....

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Court Issues Nationwide Preliminary Injunction Blocking Biden Administration’s Pause On New Oil And Gas Leases
Jun17

Court Issues Nationwide Preliminary Injunction Blocking Biden Administration’s Pause On New Oil And Gas Leases

News Release – June 17, 2021 AUSTIN – Attorney General Paxton announced that a district judge has issued a nationwide preliminary injunction on the Biden Administration’s oil and gas leasing moratorium, which intended to put a pause on the sale of new oil and gas leases on federal public lands and offshore waters by an executive order issued January 27, 2021. The executive order was a clear violation of the Administrative...

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Steve Killian Reports Cooper Lake State Park is Summer-Ready!
Jun17

Steve Killian Reports Cooper Lake State Park is Summer-Ready!

Steve Killian is Complex Supervisor for Cooper Lake’s dual State Parks. He’s renewing his invitation to everyone in the community to take advantage of the affordable fun, recreation and education offered by the Doctor’s Creek Unit, situated on the north side of the lake and the South Sulphur Unit, located on the south side of Cooper Lake. Whether it’s fishing, boating or swimming at the sandy beach,...

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