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Voters To Consider 2 Propositions On May 1 Cumby ISD Bond Election Ballot
Apr18

Voters To Consider 2 Propositions On May 1 Cumby ISD Bond Election Ballot

Early voting begins this week in the Cumby ISD bond election. Voters are asked to consider two bond propositions, one for facilities improvements and construction of a new high school, and a second, contingent on the first, for athletic facilities. Cumby ISD bond Voters within Cumby ISD may cast their choice either for or against both Proposition A and Proposition B from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, April 19-23 and April 26-27,...

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Candidate Profiles: Como-Pickton CISD Board Of Trustees
Apr18

Candidate Profiles: Como-Pickton CISD Board Of Trustees

Early voting by personal appearance begins Monday morning, for the May 1 school and municipal elections. Voters within Como-Pickton Consolidated Independent School District will be asked to vote for up to three of the five candidates vying for a full term seat on the school board; seats are at large, so they will go to the three candidates receiving the most votes in this election. Also on the ballot is one unopposed candidate for a...

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Drug Take Back Day Planned April 24 In Sulphur Springs
Apr15

Drug Take Back Day Planned April 24 In Sulphur Springs

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office and Posse will be hosing a Drug Take Back event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 24, 2021 in the parking lot of Atwoods, 817 Gilmer St. Anyone can drop off potentially dangerous prescription medications. The DEA and its partners will be collecting tablets, capsules, patches, and other solid forms of prescription drugs. However, liquids – including intravenous solutions, syringes and other...

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SSHS Honors Students At Honor Society, Technical Honor Society Induction Ceremonies
Apr15

SSHS Honors Students At Honor Society, Technical Honor Society Induction Ceremonies

Sulphur Springs High School honored two groups of exemplary students during first the National Technical Honor Society induction then the National Honor Society induction. Typically, the National Honor Society induction is held in the fall and the National Technical Honor Society induction ceremony is conducted in the spring. However, this school year, as was the case with many events and activities, the NHS induction ceremony could...

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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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CASA, Commissioners Court Encourage Community To Help Spread Awareness, Take Action To Help Prevent Child Abuse
Apr13

CASA, Commissioners Court Encourage Community To Help Spread Awareness, Take Action To Help Prevent Child Abuse

Lake Country CASA and Hopkins County Commissioners Court joined forces this week to encourage the community to help them with a very important cause, spreading awareness and acting to prevent child abuse. Several area schools also are standing together with officials in the efforts to protect kids from abuse and neglect, hosting dress up days, posting blue pinwheels of prevention, and making posters to spread awareness about child...

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Go Blue Day – April 16th, 2021
Apr12

Go Blue Day – April 16th, 2021

Wear blue on Friday April 16th, 2021 to show your support for the prevention of Child Abuse. Post pictures of you and your family in blue, and be sure to tag them with @lakecountrycasa. For more information go to Lake Country CASA’s website.

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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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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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Tira Residents Celebrate Birthdays, Easter with Family And Friends
Apr08

Tira Residents Celebrate Birthdays, Easter with Family And Friends

By Jan Vaughn, Tira News correspondent We want to express our sympathy to the family of Jimmy Don Goldsmith. He passed away on Sunday, April 4, 2021, and his funeral was held on Wednesday, April 7, at the Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel. Please be in prayer for his family. Jimmy Don Goldsmith Landon, Laiken, Rylan, Brailon, and Slaiden Joslin spent Easter weekend camping at Cooper Lake. They had an early birthday celebration for Rylan...

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