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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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Commerce Tigers Baseball Gets 13-5 Come-From-Behind Win Over Edgewood
Apr14

Commerce Tigers Baseball Gets 13-5 Come-From-Behind Win Over Edgewood

The Commerce Tigers Baseball team overcame a 4-run deficit to beat district foe Edgewood 13-5 on Tuesday, Apr. 13. Edgewood came out of the gate swinging for the fences, as 4 quick runs by the Bulldogs quickly put the Tigers in a 4-0 hole after only a half-inning of baseball. Commerce would not go gently in to that good night though, as they began chipping away at Edgewood’s lead, putting a run on the board in the bottom of the...

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Wildcats and Lady Cats Track Qualifiers Are At An Area Meet Wednesday
Apr14

Wildcats and Lady Cats Track Qualifiers Are At An Area Meet Wednesday

Six Wildcats and eight Lady Cats track athletes compete Wednesday (April 14) at an Area Track Meet at Hallsville. Top finishers at Area can qualify for the Regional Track Meet April 23-24 in Arlington. The Area Meet features top four finishers in district meets in District 15-5A and District 16-5A. For the Wildcats, Devon Franklin will compete in high jump. Korderrian “Bull” Turner is in long jump and triple jump. Raydon McCormick is...

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North Hopkins Baseball Team Comes Out on the Short End of 16-14 Slug Fest at Home Against Alba-Golden Tuesday
Apr14

North Hopkins Baseball Team Comes Out on the Short End of 16-14 Slug Fest at Home Against Alba-Golden Tuesday

The North Hopkins Baseball Team lost a wild one at home Tuesday coming up just short in a 16-14 loss at home to Alba-Golden. The Panthers built an 8-0 lead after 3 innings. Alba-Golden answered with an 8 run top of the fourth to tie the game. North Hopkins took back the lead with 2 runs in the fourth to go up 10-8. Alba-Golden had a 6 run fifth to take the lead for good, 14-10. Alba-Golden added 2 more runs in the sixth for a 16-10...

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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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Wildcats Baseball Team Loses Lead in Seventh Inning in 6-5 Loss to Texas High at Home Tuesday
Apr14

Wildcats Baseball Team Loses Lead in Seventh Inning in 6-5 Loss to Texas High at Home Tuesday

The Wildcats Baseball Team rallied for 5 runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to take a 5-3 lead only to see Texas High score 3 in the top of the seventh in a 6-5 loss to the Tigers in a district game at Wildcat Park Tuesday night. Texas High build a lead early scoring the games first run on a balk in the top of the fourth inning. The Tigers added 2 more runs in the top of the sixth to go up 3-0. The Wildcats surged into the lead...

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Saltillo Lady Lions Offense Explodes Against Fruitvale
Apr14

Saltillo Lady Lions Offense Explodes Against Fruitvale

The Saltillo Lady Lions got back in to the win column, Tuesday, Apr. 13 after crushing Fruitvale by a score of 22-0. Fruitvale was no match for Saltillo this evening, as the Lady Cats could not get any offense going versus the Lady Lions. Fruitvale did not score a single run in 3.5 innings. The Lady Lions, however, did not have that issue Tuesday, Apr. 13 as they burst open the gates of the game by putting eight runs on the board in...

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Chamber Connection – April 14, 2021
Apr14

Chamber Connection – April 14, 2021

By Butch Burney That clogging sound you hear is me trying to fill the big shoes left by Lezley Brown at the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce. Lezley’s last day in her current position is Friday, April 16. In her five years as President/CEO of the Chamber, Lezley has done an incredible job of positioning it for future success. During her tenure, Lezley has guided the Chamber into the updated office at 110 Main St., celebrated an...

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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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