SSHS 2022 Seniors Receive Almost $5 Million In Scholarship Offers And Military Awards
May27

SSHS 2022 Seniors Receive Almost $5 Million In Scholarship Offers And Military Awards

Sulphur Springs High School 2022 Seniors received almost $5 million in scholarship offers and military awards during the annual Senior Awards Ceremony. Scholarship offers totaled $2,939,460 and military awards accounted for the rest of the $4,919,460 announced during the senior awards assembly. The SSHS Senior Class of 2022 honor graduates, valedictorian and salutatorian, UIL Scholars, National Merit Scholar, and senior state Academic...

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Como-Pickton Senior Awards Program 2022
May26

Como-Pickton Senior Awards Program 2022

Como-Pickton High School seniors were honored this week with scholarships, honors and awards. Overall, the CPHS Class of 2022 received more than $221,000 in scholarships at the annual awards program. Alyssa Corona leads the Pledge of Allegiance Kara Tifft, Hopkins county Veterans Patriot Scholarship Meghan Presley Cummins, Legacy Ag Credit Scholarship Como-Pickton Assistant Superintendent Lydia Walden presented Kara Tifft with a $500...

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3 Residents, TREAD Official Speak Out Against Solar Projects During Commissioners Court
May25

3 Residents, TREAD Official Speak Out Against Solar Projects During Commissioners Court

Four people addressed Hopkins County Commissioners during the public forum portion of the regular court meeting this week regarding large solar complexes planned to go up in Hopkins County. Dike resident Michele Barnes addresses the Commissioners Court Two Dike residents who expressed disapproval of Commissioners’ decision to grant a tax incentive for Hopkins Energy, LLC, the solar facility planned in the Dike area and a third pointed...

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Results Of May 24 Party Primary Runoff Election Results
May25

Results Of May 24 Party Primary Runoff Election Results

Below are the results of the Tuesday, May 24, 2022, Democratic and Republican Party Primary Runoff Elections, which determine who will represent their party on ballots on Nov. 8, 2022. It should be noted that all results are unofficial until canvassed. Texas Lieutenant Governor In the Democratic Runoff for lieutenant governor, Mike Collier received 104 votes and Michelle Beckley 74 votes in Hopkins County. The total for the state was...

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Request For A New, Different Type Of Ambulance Considered by Hospital District Board
May25

Request For A New, Different Type Of Ambulance Considered by Hospital District Board

A new, different type of ambulance was considered by Hopkins County Hospital District Board of Directors Tuesday night. Typically, EMS submits for HCHD Board approval in the budget process a truck remount. Monday evening, the board was asked to consider purchasing a new truck at a higher rate but with many additional safety features and more in line with current industry standards, at the recommendation of the department’s...

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Chamber Connection – May 25: Lots Of Activities Coming Up
May25

Chamber Connection – May 25: Lots Of Activities Coming Up

By Butch Burney Graphic artists are invited to submit a logo for the April 8, 2024 Total Solar Eclipse that will occur that afternoon. The deadline for submissions is May 31. Sulphur Springs is on the centerpoint of the Path of Totality, which means we will assuredly have thousands of visitors that weekend. What that means is that Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County needs to gear up for that event. People travel from literally all over...

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Tuesday Is Election Day for Party Primary Runoffs In Texas
May24

Tuesday Is Election Day for Party Primary Runoffs In Texas

Tuesday, May 24, 2022, is Election Day for Party Primary Runoffs in Texas. Registered Hopkins County voters may cast ballots in either the Republican or Democratic runoff until 7 p.m. Tuesday. Voting has been consolidated to six centers. Registered Hopkins County voters may cast ballots at any of the following six consolidated voting locations: Lutheran Church (Front Foyer), 1000 Texas Street Sulphur Springs, TX 75482;H.W. Grays...

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Como-Pickton Junior High Receives Exxon Mobil Grant
May24

Como-Pickton Junior High Receives Exxon Mobil Grant

Como-Pickton Junior High has been awarded an Exxon Mobil Grant to enrich math and science instruction in the classroom. The grant of $500 was made possible by funding from the ExxonMobil Corporation through our local McGraw Oil and Joe Bob’s Convenience Store. CPCISD extends thanks to the community for supporting CPCISD. Pictured are from left to right  Como-Pickton teacher Casey Busby; Casey Blount, Exxon Mobil; Jenn Rock, CP...

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Some Tips To Help Stay Safe This Memorial Day
May23

Some Tips To Help Stay Safe This Memorial Day

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Business News: Sulphur Springs, Texas May 23, 2022 CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has ONE mission: To Extend the Healing Ministry of Jesus Christ. By Jennifer Heitman, Senior Market Development, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs, [email protected] In honor of our fallen heroes this Memorial Day, we say THANK YOU. May...

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Williams Returning To High School As Principal
May21

Williams Returning To High School As Principal

Sulphur Springs ISD Assistant Superintendent Josh Williams announced in a social media post Saturday afternoon that he will be returning to the high school as principal, pending board approval of the change. Williams had previously served as principal at the high school. In April of 2016, he was approved to become the assistant superintendent of secondary education and state programs in June of 2016. Derek Driver began his contract as...

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