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911 Down Due To Service Disruption In Area, Numbers Given To Call For Emergencies
Jan20

911 Down Due To Service Disruption In Area, Numbers Given To Call For Emergencies

Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County are currently having an issue with the 911 systems; 911 systems are down. According to Sulphur Springs Police Department, there is a disruption in the area, resulting in the local 911 system not receiving calls for all carriers. Until 911 is restored, those seeking assistance should: Call 903-439-3719 for emergencies in Sulphur Springs, andCall 903-885-2768 for Hopkins County...

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Gale Roberts Honored For Service With Retirement Reception
Jan20

Gale Roberts Honored For Service With Retirement Reception

Gale Roberts was honored Wednesday for her service to the City of Sulphur Springs with a retirement reception held in her honor at city hall. Sulphur Springs Mayor John Sellers said it was appropriate the reception drew a great gathering to wish her well in retirement. The service she provided to the city, staff, officials and residents has been invaluable, he noted. Her love for the city of Sulphur Springs has shown daily in her work...

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Paris Junior College Sulphur Springs Center Music Instructor Richard Shanks Introduces Students
Jan20

Paris Junior College Sulphur Springs Center Music Instructor Richard Shanks Introduces Students

PJC-Sulphur Springs Center Music Instructor Richard Shanks introduces students in his spring semester class to a variety of musical instruments. The students, from left, are Amber Stribling, Jesilyn Kelley, Ofelia Cabrera, Brisevda Rodriquez and Andrew Simon. Paris Junior College Sulphur Springs band class Center Music Instructor Richard Shanks introduces students

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2 Small Children Found Deceased In Burned South Moore Street Home
Jan20

2 Small Children Found Deceased In Burned South Moore Street Home

Investigation Into The Blaze Ongoing Two small children were found deceased in a South Moore Street home which burned early Thursday morning, according to Sulphur Springs Fire Chief/Marshal David James. Very few details have been released. Chief James, in a press release issued after 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, stated that Sulphur Springs Fire Department responded at 3:52 a.m. Thursday to a reported structure fire at a South Moore...

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Commissioners Review Tax Abatement Policy, Approve Agricultural License Agreement
Jan20

Commissioners Review Tax Abatement Policy, Approve Agricultural License Agreement

Hopkins County Commissioners Court renewed the county’s tax abatement policy. A resolution approving a 5-year updated mitigation action plan and an order authorizing the sale of fireworks for certain observances were also approved by the Commissioners Court during a special court session held Tuesday. Hopkins County Commissioners Court Tax Abatement Policy Sulphur Springs-Hopkins County Economic Development Executive Director...

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Both Soccer Squads Up On Thursday Game Day
Jan20

Both Soccer Squads Up On Thursday Game Day

Both soccer teams begin their final tournaments of their winter seasons. Wildcats soccer have their first day of action in Terrell for the Winter classic. Thursday, Jan. 20 has Coach Alexi Upton’s squad on the pitch at 9:30 A.M. taking on Kilgore. Men’s soccer has two more games in the winter tournament, on Friday, Jan. 21 versus Paris at 2 P.M. and wrap up against Sunnyvale on Saturday, Jan. 22 at 12:30 P.M. Sulphur...

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Donating To Veterans Memorial
Jan19

Donating To Veterans Memorial

Pictured, right to left, are Danny Davis, Hopkins County Treasurer/Veterans Services Officer; Brad Johnson, Beau Bankston and Kevin Perez, Ag Mechanic students; and JT Luper, SSHS Ag Mechanics Instructor This “Wall That Heals” bench was donated to the Hopkins County Veterans Memorial by Northeast Texas Farmers Co-op Wednesday afternoon. This bench was made by the SSHS Ag Mechanics class for the SSHS FFA Auction held last fall and...

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Pickton Man Dies From Injuries Sustained In FM 3019 Crash Tuesday
Jan19

Pickton Man Dies From Injuries Sustained In FM 3019 Crash Tuesday

A 35-year-old Pickton man has died from injuries sustained in a crash on FM 3019, 7 miles north of Winnsboro Tuesday morning, according to crash reports. David Rivers was reported to have been driving a 2005 Chevrolet C1500 north on FM 3019 at 8:15 a.m. Jan. 18, 2022, about seven miles north of Winnsboro, when the crash occurred, according to DPS accident reports. “The vehicle was attempting to pass another vehicle when it lost...

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Lady Cats Basketball Loses at Home to Mount Pleasant, 69-18
Jan19

Lady Cats Basketball Loses at Home to Mount Pleasant, 69-18

Women’s basketball had a tough time against Mount Pleasant, falling to the Lady Tigers 69-18 on Tuesday, Jan. 18. Mount Pleasant full court-pressed the Lady Cats from the opening jump and Sulphur Springs did not respond well, scoring four points in the first as Coach Delley’s squad trailed 21-4 heading in to the second quarter. Scoring opened in the second for the women’s basketball team, putting up 11 points against...

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Candidate Filing Now Open For May 7 Sulphur Springs City Council, Sulphur Springs ISD & Yantis ISD School Board Elections
Jan19

Candidate Filing Now Open For May 7 Sulphur Springs City Council, Sulphur Springs ISD & Yantis ISD School Board Elections

All 3 Incumbents Seeking Reelection To Sulphur Springs ISD Board Of Trustees Candidate filing for the May 7 school and municipal elections opened Wednesday morning and will continue during business hours through Feb. 18, 2022. Sulphur Springs ISD School Board All three incumbents — Craig Roberts, Leesa Toliver, John Prickette — filed candidate applications first thing Wednesday morning seeking reelection to their three...

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