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Cumby Junior High OAP Finishes Second, 6 Students Earn Recognition At District Contest
Dec02

Cumby Junior High OAP Finishes Second, 6 Students Earn Recognition At District Contest

The Cumby Junior High OAP cast and crew came home from the UIL District 15-AA Junior High One-Act Play competition held Thursday, Dec. 2 in Van ISD, with 7 awards. Cumby Junior High OAP students receiving All Star Cast, Honorable Mention and Outstanding Technician recognition The Cumby Junior High OAP students did an “amazing job” during their 1:30 p.m. performance, and received a 2nd Place plaque for their efforts. Six...

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HCSO Seeks Information Regarding Vehicle Burglaries
Dec02

HCSO Seeks Information Regarding Vehicle Burglaries

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information regarding a string of vehicle burglaries overnight Wednesday to report it to Lake Country Crime Stoppers. Several vehicle break-ins were committed Wednesday night December 1, through the early morning hours of Thursday, December 2, 2021, south of Sulphur Springs and in the city of Sulphur Springs. Tips to Crime Stoppers are handled in such a way the caller’s...

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Christmas From the Paris Junior College Sulphur Springs Campus
Dec02

Christmas From the Paris Junior College Sulphur Springs Campus

CHRISTMAS NEAR PJC-Sulphur Springs Center secretary Jocelyn Sanchez Ambriz, in back reaching for lights, and students decorate the campus Christmas tree. Paris Junior College Sulphur Springs Christmas tree Christmas photo

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Paris Junior College Board of Regents Receives Student Achievement Update
Dec02

Paris Junior College Board of Regents Receives Student Achievement Update

PJC-Greenville CenterPublic Information Service PJC Board of Regents receives student achievement update At their monthly meeting on Nov. 22, the Paris Junior College Board of Regents received the 2020-2021 report on 2021-2030 Student Achievement Targets. “We’ve done well without targets,” said Dr. Pam Anglin, PJC President. “These are the same achievement targets that we’ve had for the last 10 years....

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Peace & Hope Remembrance Offered For Families Harvey Funeral Home Has Served
Dec02

Peace & Hope Remembrance Offered For Families Harvey Funeral Home Has Served

The staff at Sam B. Harvey Funeral Home invite the families they have served to stop by the Mount Vernon office this month for a Peace & Hope Remembrance ornament, to remember the loved ones during the 2021 Christmas season.

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Man Allegedly Threatened Stepson With Gun During County Road 2326 Disturbance
Dec02

Man Allegedly Threatened Stepson With Gun During County Road 2326 Disturbance

A firearm was reportedly displayed during a County Road 2326 disturbance involving a man and stepson Wednesday night, according to arrest reports. Carroll Wayne Clark (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Communications operators dispatched Deputy Isaac Foley and Sgt. Tanner Steward to a rural Sulphur Springs address, where a disturbance was reported around 8 p.m. Dec. 1, 2021. Upon arrival at the County Road 2326...

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Both Basketball Teams in Tournament Play Starting Today
Dec02

Both Basketball Teams in Tournament Play Starting Today

The Lady Cats and Wildcats basketball teams will both be away from home in tournaments this weekend. The women’s basketball team will be a long ways from home when they travel to Glen Rose to participate in their tournament. Thursday game day brings Coach Erica Delley’s squad against Amarillo’s Caprock High School later today at 5 P.M. The women’s basketball team are still looking to mesh and develop more...

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Tis The Season … Be Sure To Lock Vehicles To Guard Against Burglary
Dec02

Tis The Season … Be Sure To Lock Vehicles To Guard Against Burglary

Tis the season, for love, peace and good will. Unfortunately, it’s also a season in which some “shop” others’ unlocked vehicles for personal gain – taking Christmas presents and valuable items left in other’s vehicles. Thus, Sulphur Springs Police Department Chief Jason Ricketson reminds everyone to secure their belongings and lock their vehicle doors when exiting them. “Don’t be an easy...

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2 Women Caught Tuesday With Methamphetamine
Dec01

2 Women Caught Tuesday With Methamphetamine

Two women were caught Tuesday with methamphetamine at local businesses, officers allege in arrest reports. East Shannon Road Arrest While in the 1500 block of East Shannon Road, Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Justin Wilkerson and Zack Steward saw a person slumped over the steering wheel on a white Dodge pickup parked at a gas pump at 12:47 a.m. Nov. 30, 2021. The deputies approached the truck, Wilkerson on the...

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Chili Cooks Needed Dec. 10 For A Cook-Off
Dec01

Chili Cooks Needed Dec. 10 For A Cook-Off

Chili cooks are needed Dec. 10 for a Chili Cook-Off at the Senior Citizens Center. Chili Cook-Off trophy The contest is open to anyone who wishes to dust off their apron and whip up a crock pot full of their best chili recipe to be judged and shared with senior citizens. At the beginning of the week, Senior Citizens Center Director Karon Weatherman sent out a request for additional cooks. At that point, only 5 had signed up to...

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