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SSISD Kindergarten, Two-Way Dual Language Program, Pre-K, Head Start Sign Ups Scheduled
Apr15

SSISD Kindergarten, Two-Way Dual Language Program, Pre-K, Head Start Sign Ups Scheduled

Kindergarten Round-Up and the Sulphur Springs ISD’s 2021-2022 Two-Way Dual Language Program application is in progress.┬áParents/guardians can apply at kindergarten round-up for the dual language program, and two informational parent meetings about it are scheduled as well. Two-Way Dual Language Program Applications are now available for the SSISD Two-Way Dual Language Program, an enrichment program in which students learn to...

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SSHS Honors Students At Honor Society, Technical Honor Society Induction Ceremonies
Apr15

SSHS Honors Students At Honor Society, Technical Honor Society Induction Ceremonies

Sulphur Springs High School honored two groups of exemplary students during first the National Technical Honor Society induction then the National Honor Society induction. Typically, the National Honor Society induction is held in the fall and the National Technical Honor Society induction ceremony is conducted in the spring. However, this school year, as was the case with many events and activities, the NHS induction ceremony could...

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SSISD Board Approves Laptop Lease, Head Start COLA, School Naming Policy
Apr14

SSISD Board Approves Laptop Lease, Head Start COLA, School Naming Policy

A lease agreement for laptops, Head Start COLA (cost of living adjustment) for Head Start and a school naming policy were among the items Sulphur Springs ISD trustees approved during their regular board meeting Monday night. The school board, minus two members who were at the high school watching the honor society induction ceremonies their students participated in, made short work of the regular agenda in less than an hour. Head...

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Police Asking For Help Identifying Person In Connection With Criminal Mischief Case
Apr14

Police Asking For Help Identifying Person In Connection With Criminal Mischief Case

Sulphur Springs Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a criminal mischief offense, which reportedly occurred downtown overnight Tuesday. Do you recognize the person pictured in the clip below? If you do recognize this person, SSPD Special Crimes Unit investigators ask that you contact them at the police station at 903-885-7602 or call Crime Stoppers at 903-885-2020. Calls to Crime...

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SH 154 Disturbance Results In Felony Warrant Arrest
Apr14

SH 154 Disturbance Results In Felony Warrant Arrest

A State Highway 154 disturbance resulted in a felony arrest Tuesday night, according to arrest reports. Mardy Lynn Hughey (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Elijah Fite, Drew Fisher and Mark Poindexter responded to a report of a disturbance involving two white males on State Highway 154 south. Prior to deputies’ arrival at the site for the SH 154 disturbance, one of the men involved in the...

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3 Transferred From Other Facilities On Felony Hopkins County Warrants
Apr14

3 Transferred From Other Facilities On Felony Hopkins County Warrants

A least three people were transferred from other facilities to Hopkins County jail on felony Hopkins County warrants; one woman was also arrested in Hopkins County on a felony warrant, according to arrest reports. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Amanda Weatherford was notified two men were being held in Kansas jails on one Hopkins County felony warrant each. Quantez Raymone Berry (HCSO jail photo) Brian Neil Faram (HCSO...

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CASA, Commissioners Court Encourage Community To Help Spread Awareness, Take Action To Help Prevent Child Abuse
Apr13

CASA, Commissioners Court Encourage Community To Help Spread Awareness, Take Action To Help Prevent Child Abuse

Lake Country CASA and Hopkins County Commissioners Court joined forces this week to encourage the community to help them with a very important cause, spreading awareness and acting to prevent child abuse. Several area schools also are standing together with officials in the efforts to protect kids from abuse and neglect, hosting dress up days, posting blue pinwheels of prevention, and making posters to spread awareness about child...

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SSISD Trustees Approve 10 Personnel Items
Apr13

SSISD Trustees Approve 10 Personnel Items

Following an executive session, SSISD Board of Trustees Monday night approved professional employment contracts and approved 10 personnel items. Overall, the board accepted one notice of retirement and four resignations, approved two new hires and three job swaps which will impact five campuses. Kenya Singleton notified the district of her planned retirement as special programs/testing coordinator at Sulphur Springs Middle School. The...

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Crain Reports No Problems Noted In County Audit
Apr13

Crain Reports No Problems Noted In County Audit

HVAC Units For Courthouse, Building Consulting Services, Donations, Agreement with City Approved By Commissioners Court Lewis Crain of Rutherford, Crain & Company, PC, when presenting the audit during the April 12, 2021 Hopkins County Commissioners Court, say despite a strange year, Hopkins County’s financials look good as far as the annual independent review. Crain repors the biggest change in revenues between the 2018-19...

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Wildcats Baseball Team and Lady Cats Softball Teams Host Texas High on Tuesday
Apr13

Wildcats Baseball Team and Lady Cats Softball Teams Host Texas High on Tuesday

Both the Wildcats Baseball Team and the Lady Cats Softball Team have home games on this game day Tuesday (April 13). Both host district games with Texas High with quite a bit on the line. The Wildcats come into the game in a three-way tie for second place with Texas High and Longview. All three have 5-3 district records. The Wildcats are 9-13 for the season and Texas High is 11-5-1. Plans call for a JV game at 4 p.m. The Varsity game...

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