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Osornio, Krotky Named Top Graduates of Cumby High School Class of 2021
May17

Osornio, Krotky Named Top Graduates of Cumby High School Class of 2021

Cumby High School announced Lucero Ruth Osornio and Rylee Jo Krotky as the top 2021 graduates, with only 0.01 separating the top two places. Each of the top CHS 2021 honor graduates has also received her associate’s degree three weeks before she will receive her high school diploma. Lucero Ruth Osornio Lucero Ruth Osornio, daughter of Ruth and Jose Osornio, earned top ranking as this year’s Cumby High School Class of 2021...

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Saltillo Lady Lions Softball Team Falls Short In Regional Semifinal
May17

Saltillo Lady Lions Softball Team Falls Short In Regional Semifinal

The Saltillo Lady Lions softball team gave up late runs that proved too much to handle, losing to Bloomburg 3-1 on Friday, May 14 to conclude their season. The two teams looked to be involved in a pitchers duel, as through five innings, both teams had only accumulated 4 hits combined. That changed in the top of the sixth, when with two outs, two Bloomburg batters got timely singles, the second of which crossed home to break the 0-0...

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SSHS Switching Up Senior Activities A Little Bit This Year
May17

SSHS Switching Up Senior Activities A Little Bit This Year

Sulphur Springs High School will be switching up senior activities a little bit this year, according to one school counselor. The 12th graders ranked in the top 10 percent of their graduating class will still be honored this year with a special breakfast starting at 7 a.m. Thursday, May 20, with interior design and culinary arts students reported to be collaborating to ready the facility for the event. So, this could look a bit...

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Bonnie Davis
May17

Bonnie Davis

Funeral service for Bonnie Davis, age 83, of Emory, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, May 17, 2021 at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home with Steve Couch officiating. Interment will follow at Lake Fork Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held 1-hour prior to the service. Bonnie was born on April 15, 1938 to Wesley Martin and Lillie Rea in Walters, Oklahoma. She passed away at her home in Emory on May 13, 2021.  She married Jerry Davis on...

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5th Annual OVET BBQ Cookoff Brings 25 Best Cooks to Town!
May17

5th Annual OVET BBQ Cookoff Brings 25 Best Cooks to Town!

Just as the delicious aromas of BBQ cooking draw people, so did the idea of all the best BBQ cooks coming together in one place! That place was Sulphur Springs, Texas over the weekend of May 14 and 15. And the VFW Post Home 8560 along the Interstate was the perfect place to hold it, on the north side of the property which was once a rodeo grounds. The only thing there wasn’t quite a-plenty of was parking, however the OVET...

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Registration For SSISD Summer Day Camp Now Open
May17

Registration For SSISD Summer Day Camp Now Open

Sulphur Springs ISD is offering Summer Day Camp to assist families who need summer child care for students ages 5-11 years? Summer Day Camp is available for any school-aged child, from 5 to 11 years old. The program is offered in place of the YMCA program, since they will not be able to offer a program this summer.  The camp will begin Tuesday, June 1, and continue Monday-Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through July 23, at Barbara...

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Practice Welding Goes Well at PJC-Sulphur Springs
May17

Practice Welding Goes Well at PJC-Sulphur Springs

Cody Belz of Sulphur Springs, left, and Jordan Cummings of Quinlan work on their pipe welding skills during their recent class at the welding school on the PJC-Sulphur Springs Center campus. For information about the program call 903-885-1232. To see offered classes, go to www.parisjc.edu/schedule.  To apply to PJC, go to www.parisjc.edu/apply or email [email protected] Click here for more articles about Paris Junior...

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Hicks: Hopkins County 4-H Members Earn Hefty Scholarships
May17

Hicks: Hopkins County 4-H Members Earn Hefty Scholarships

Tucked away at the end of my column las week was mention of two Hopkins County 4-H members who earned sizable scholarships from the Texas 4-H Foundation.  I wanted to give them the recognition they deserve for their accomplishments.  If you keep up with my column, you have read about these two young ladies, but previously, the amounts of their scholarships were unknown.  As it turns out, they each received the highest amount awarded...

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60 Bottles Of Medication, Stolen Gun, Marijuana Found During I-30 Traffic Stop
May17

60 Bottles Of Medication, Stolen Gun, Marijuana Found During I-30 Traffic Stop

Hopkins County sheriff’s Office Deputies Drew Fisher and Nick Marney reported finding 60 bottles of medication, a stolen gun and misdemeanor amount of marijuana during an Interstate 30 traffic stop early Sunday morning. Jeremiah Nahum Jones The deputies stopped a Chevrolet Avalanche at 1:49 a.m. May 16, 2021, at the rest stop on I-30 east in Hopkins County for an expired registration. Deputies conducted a probable cause search...

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Zoom Meeting for May HC Genealogical Society ‘Social History Can Enhance Family Stories’ is Thursday May 20
May17

Zoom Meeting for May HC Genealogical Society ‘Social History Can Enhance Family Stories’ is Thursday May 20

The May 2021 meeting of the Hopkins County Genealogical Society will be presented by Zoom meeting on Thursday May 20 at 7pm. The address to register for the Zoom meeting is listed below. Presenter is Susan Kaufman, currently Director of Education in the Texas State Genealogical Society. Her theme will be ‘Using Social History to Enhance Family Stories’. Susan Kaufman “Using Social History to Enhance Family...

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