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Buford Park Awaits Stewstock October 22, 23!
Oct22

Buford Park Awaits Stewstock October 22, 23!

Before Buford Park became a crowded cooking contest site, I stopped for a few photos on Thursday to show some of the changes to the landscape of our familiar Stew grounds. With the 52nd World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest, a home football game for the  Sulphur Springs Wildcats and a Carnival midway on site, it’s going to be a beehive of activity and fun! Get out and enjoy the 2021 Stew season October 22 and...

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Paris Junior College Sulphur Springs Students who are Candidates for Homecoming King and Queen
Oct21

Paris Junior College Sulphur Springs Students who are Candidates for Homecoming King and Queen

CANDIDATES These three students from the PJC-Sulphur Springs Center campus are among the nominees for Homecoming King and Queen at the upcoming Paris Junior College celebration. From left, they are Autumn Teague, Nathan Wyndham and Hannah Chairez. Paris Junior College Sulphur Springs homecoming PJC students who are candidates for homecoming king and queen

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Traffic Stop During Manhunt Results In Controlled Substance Arrest
Oct21

Traffic Stop During Manhunt Results In Controlled Substance Arrest

Four Others Jailed On Felony Controlled Substance, Related Charges A traffic stop during a manhunt resulted in Commerce woman’s arrest Wednesday night on a controlled substance charge and Hunt County warrant, according to arrest reports. At least four others were also arrested this week in Hopkins County on felony controlled substance or related charges, according to arrest and jail reports. County Road 2310 Traffic Stop Brooke...

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 2021 IJSBA World Finals -Rider Spotlight for Local Rider Andrew Vo
Oct21

 2021 IJSBA World Finals -Rider Spotlight for Local Rider Andrew Vo

Andrew Vo, the local Sulphur Springs 12-year-old Junior Jetski Racer This marks an inaugural year for Andrew Vo, your local Sulphur Springs 12-year-old Junior Jetski racer. Andrew was able to travel to Lake Havasu City, Arizona for 10 days to participated at the IJSBA Jet Ski World Finals – where the best of the best Jetski racers from all over the world battle it out for the coveted world title. This momentous event has been...

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FDA Takes Additional Actions On Use Of A Booster Dose For COVID-19 Vaccines
Oct21

FDA Takes Additional Actions On Use Of A Booster Dose For COVID-19 Vaccines

US FDA News Release The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Wednesday, Oct. 20, took action to expand the use of a booster dose for COVID-19 vaccines in eligible populations. The agency is amending the emergency use authorizations (EUA) for COVID-19 vaccines to allow for the use of a single booster dose as follows: The use of a single booster dose of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine that may be administered at least 6 months after...

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TAMUC To Honor Veterans At 31st Annual Veterans Vigil
Oct21

TAMUC To Honor Veterans At 31st Annual Veterans Vigil

Oct. 21, 2021 TAMUC News Release COMMERCE, Texas — Texas A&M University-Commerce will continue its storied tradition of honoring our nation’s veterans by hosting the 31st Annual Veterans Vigil. The event is scheduled for Nov. 12, and the theme is “The Forever Oath.” Brigadier General Mike H. McClendon (Ret.) is this year’s guest speaker for the opening ceremony. McClendon is a 1975 graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy.  Texas...

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Man Who Escaped From District Courtroom Wednesday Still Wore Handcuffs When Located
Oct21

Man Who Escaped From District Courtroom Wednesday Still Wore Handcuffs When Located

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office launched a search Wednesday morning for a 53-year-old Sulphur Springs man who managed to escape from the district court room after being placed into custody; the Sulphur Springs man still wore handcuffs when located shortly after midnight, according to sheriff’s and arrest reports. Daryl Christopher Simmons(HCSO jail photo) HCSO Sgt. Tanner Steward, in arrest reports, reported being notified...

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National Drug ‘Take Back’ Day Collection Will Be Saturday October 23 at 223 Rosemont St. Parking Lot
Oct21

National Drug ‘Take Back’ Day Collection Will Be Saturday October 23 at 223 Rosemont St. Parking Lot

In April 2020, local Posse members collected approximately 200 pounds of potentially dangerous controlled substances for disposal. Nationally, over 500 tons were collected and disposed of during 2020. PARTICIPATE IN LOCAL DRUG TAKE BACK DAY SATURDAY OCT. 23, 2021 Hopkins County Sheriff’s Posse/ DEANational Pharmaceutical Take Back On October 23, 2021, from 10am-2pm, in conjunction with the DEA, The...

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District & Campus Improvement Plans, Policy Update, Personnel Recommendations Considered During Sulphur Springs SSISD Board Meeting
Oct20

District & Campus Improvement Plans, Policy Update, Personnel Recommendations Considered During Sulphur Springs SSISD Board Meeting

Fine Arts Letter Jacket Policy, Head Start Policies Discussed As Well Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees worked their way through their regular October agenda this week rather quickly. Approved were campus and district improvement plans, several Head Start documents, a policy update, and 10 personnel recommendations. During public forum, a parent and grandmother asked the school board to review policy requirements for students to...

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Lady Cats Volleyball Drops Four Game Set in Edgewood
Oct20

Lady Cats Volleyball Drops Four Game Set in Edgewood

Coach Bailey Dorner’s program was able to jump out to a 1-0 set lead, but lost three straight sets to drop a four game match to Edgewood. The Lady Cats volleyball team were originally set to have a bye on their schedule, but Coach Dorner added another game to the mix to make sure her team was prepared for the playoffs. After set one it looked like a good decision, with Sulphur Springs taking a tight first set 25-22 to take the...

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