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‘Fiesta Farewell’ Planned April 15 at Chamber Office for Outgoing President/CEO Lezley Brown
Apr12
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Spring Signals Start Of Construction Projects In Sulphur Springs
Apr11

Spring Signals Start Of Construction Projects In Sulphur Springs

Spring signals a time of new things, and in Sulphur Springs, many are taking advantage of the warmer weather to begin construction projects – including road work, new apartments and multifamily housing units and business renovations. Four additional single family housing projects were green lit by city officials, and the city also approved a contract to jump start the Saputo sewer line expansion project, submission of a grant...

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Hopkins County Commissioners Court April 12 Meeting Agenda
Apr11

Hopkins County Commissioners Court April 12 Meeting Agenda

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING TIME: 9:00 A.M.DATE: Monday, April 12, 2021PLACE: In The Commissioners’ Courtroom On The First Floor Of The Hopkins County Courthouse Located At118 Church St., Sulphur Springs, TX. I. Invocation II. Pledge Of Allegiance To The Flag AMERICAN FLAG TEXAS FLAG: The Following Items Will Be Considered By Commissioners’ Court For Discussion And/Or Action:The Court May Go Into Executive Session To Discuss Legal...

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Lady Lions Softball Loses to Detroit, 19-9
Apr11

Lady Lions Softball Loses to Detroit, 19-9

The Saltillo Lady Lions softball team could not hold a seven run lead and lost to Detroit, 19-9 on Friday, Apr. 9. Saltillo was able to overcome an early 2-0 deficit in the bottom of the first by scoring nine runs of their own to take a 9-2 lead going in to the second inning. Neither team scored a run in the second. In the third, though, Detroit had a nine-run inning of their own, turning a seven run deficit in to a two-run, 11-9...

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Kentucky Man Arrested Following Friday Night Pursuit Also Charged With Aggravated Assault
Apr11

Kentucky Man Arrested Following Friday Night Pursuit Also Charged With Aggravated Assault

The 31-year-old Louisville, Kentucky man arrested Friday night, after allegedly striking an Arkansas State Police patrol vehicle and leading authorities on a slow I-30 pursuit which began in Hope, Arkansas and concluded near Cumby in Hopkins County, remained in Hopkins County jail Sunday afternoon. In addition to the Hopkins County evading arrest or detention with a vehicle charge he was booked into jail for on April 9, ,Mohammedali...

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Meal A Day Menu For April 12-16, 2021
Apr11

Meal A Day Menu For April 12-16, 2021

The Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center reopens this week, after being closed for more than a year due to COVID-19 precautions. Thanks to all of the volunteers who continued to donate their time on weekdays to prepare and deliver meals to shut-in elderly and senior adults in the community during the closure. The Meal A Day Menu for April 12-16, 2021, includes: Monday – Beef Spaghetti, Italian Vegetables and Garlic...

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19 Commerce Tigers Field Qualify for Area Meet at District Meet Last Week
Apr11

19 Commerce Tigers Field Qualify for Area Meet at District Meet Last Week

The Commerce Tigers track and field team won the 12-3A district meet held Apr. 7-9 in Rains, TX. Not only did the varsity leave the meet district champions, but so too did the junior varsity. The varsity won the district meet after accumulating 173.5 points, almost 50 points above second place Paris Chisum. The JV fared even better, winning the 12-3A district meet held in Rains after beating second place Emory Rains by 32 points. The...

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PJC Hosts Annual Giving Day Apr. 27
Apr11

PJC Hosts Annual Giving Day Apr. 27

On April 27, 2021 Paris Junior College will join over 195 nonprofit organizations throughout north and east Texas as part of East Texas Giving Day.  East Texas Giving Day is an 18-hour online event that provides critical funding for our area. The purpose of an area-wide Giving Day is to bring the region together on one day and as one community, raising money and awareness for local needs.  “Thanks to donor assistance, it has become...

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Wildcats Baseball Team Gets Come From Behind Win Over McKinney North on Saturday
Apr10

Wildcats Baseball Team Gets Come From Behind Win Over McKinney North on Saturday

After falling behind 2-0 early, the Wildcats Baseball Team rallied for 5 straight runs to defeat McKinney North, 5-2 on the road in a non-district game Saturday. Wildcats Coach Jerrod Hammack likes the Saturday games because he can take a look at some of his other pitchers and some bench players that see limited time on the field during district. Several players surely made an impression Saturday in McKinney. Jake Armstrong started...

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Paris District Road Report for the Week of April 12, 2021
Apr10

Paris District Road Report for the Week of April 12, 2021

Paris — Here’s a look at work planned in the district during the week of April 12, 2021. These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues. Motorists are advised to remain alert and pay special attention to all signs, barricades and traffic controls, and reduce their speed as they approach and travel through work zones. They should also avoid distractions such as...

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