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SSHS Interior Design Team Win State, Qualify For National FCCLA Contest
Apr17

SSHS Interior Design Team Win State, Qualify For National FCCLA Contest

Three members of Christina Davis’ interior design class at Sulphur Springs High School won the state FCCLA championship. Sophomores Mykylie Meador, Kaylee Schumacher and Jillian Jumper advanced from regional competition to the state interior design contest, both contests conducted virtually due to COVID-19 this year. “They won first place in state. One of the judges gave them a perfect score. I’m really proud of the...

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The Lady Cats Softball Team Wins an Unusual Game at Marshall Friday Evening
Apr17

The Lady Cats Softball Team Wins an Unusual Game at Marshall Friday Evening

The Lady Cats Softball Team turned a tense game into a one-sided contest on the strength of one huge inning Friday evening (April 16) in Marshall. The Lady Cats scored a single run in the top of the first inning and it looked for a long time that might be all they would get. Then in the top of the fifth, the Lady Cats exploded for 12 runs. The final score was 13-0. Lady Cats ace Crimson Bryant was her usual strong self throwing a 5...

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2 Jailed Friday On Probation Warrants
Apr17

2 Jailed Friday On Probation Warrants

Two people were jailed Friday on Hopkins County probation warrants, according to arrest and jail reports. Heather Branch Carey (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office was notified that a 32-year-old woman was arrested April 8, 2021, and was being held in Angelina County jail on a Hopkins County warrant. Deputy Amanda Weatherford took custody of Heather Branch Carey and transported her to Hopkins County Law Enforcement...

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Wildcats Baseball Team Tumbles Into Fifth Place in District After Lopsided Loss at Marshall Friday
Apr17

Wildcats Baseball Team Tumbles Into Fifth Place in District After Lopsided Loss at Marshall Friday

The Wildcats Baseball Team had a very rough night on a drizzly and cold night in Marshall and ended up on the wrong end of a 16-1 game against the Mavericks Friday (April 16). The Wildcats used four pitchers that issued 11 walks and gave up 16 runs. They managed just one hit and scored a single run. Their fielders committed 5 errors. Meanwhile Marshall scored in every inning with 3 runs in the first, another run in the second, 3 more...

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34 Indictments Signed During April 2021 Grand Jury Session
Apr16

34 Indictments Signed During April 2021 Grand Jury Session

At least 34 indictments were signed during the April 2021 Grand Jury session, pushing those cases forward for prosecution, according to records released this week by the District Clerk’s Office. More than 25 individuals were named in the indictments, including four people accused of two or more offenses. Charges ranged from aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and evading arrest or detention with a vehicle to fraudulent use...

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4 Sulphur Springs ISD Campuses Named  Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase Schools
Apr16

4 Sulphur Springs ISD Campuses Named Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase Schools

Capturing Kids Hearts National Showcase Schools Lamar & Travis Primary Schools Recognized as 2nd-Year Winners, Bowie & Bush Primary Schools Make List For First Time  Four campuses in Sulphur Springs ISD are among only 110 schools in Texas and 325 across the country named Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase Schools, SSISD Assistant Superintendent Kristin Monk announced Friday. “Bowie and Bush Primaries are first year...

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Weapon And THC Oil Found During Traffic Stop
Apr16

Weapon And THC Oil Found During Traffic Stop

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Aaron Chaney reported finding a weapon and THC oil in an orange Dodge Journey he stopped just after 1 a.m. Friday, April 16, on Jefferson Street for a defective license plate light. While talking to the driver, Chaney said the 21-year-old man advised him a firearm could be found in the back floorboard. He also admitted to having a vaporizer cartridge with THC inside the vehicle as well....

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Police Investigating Late Night Vehicle Burglaries, Thefts
Apr16

Police Investigating Late Night Vehicle Burglaries, Thefts

Residents Reminded To Lock Vehicles When Leaving Them Parked Outside Sulphur Springs Police Department are investigating a few late night vehicle burglaries and a thefts. At least four vehicle break-ins, one vehicle and one firearm theft. The cases at this time are believed to be connected, as they were all reported overnight Wednesday. Sulphur Springs Police Department is investigating a string of vehicle burglaries reported...

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Catch Trevor Dreher, World Champ Trick Roper, at UPRA Rodeo April 16, 17 in the Regional Civic Center!
Apr16

Catch Trevor Dreher, World Champ Trick Roper, at UPRA Rodeo April 16, 17 in the Regional Civic Center!

Trevor Dreher, World Champion Trick Roper, will perform an All-LED Light Show during Rodeo I literally ‘ran into’ Trevor Dreher on the square in downtown Sulphur Springs as he was doing pre-show promotion for this weekend’s UPRA Spring Rodeo. Trevor had arrived in town and was looking for people to perform his roping tricks for. I first took him to Lezley’s “Farewell Fiesta” inside the Chamber of...

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Wildcat Offensive Lineman Somjai Pryor Signs to Play Football at Kansas Wesleyan University
Apr16

Wildcat Offensive Lineman Somjai Pryor Signs to Play Football at Kansas Wesleyan University

Wildcats senior Somjai Pryor, a member of Coach Greg Owens’s football team, signed a national letter of intent Thursday, Apr. 15 to play football at Kansas Wesleyan University. Pryor is the son of Ayana Pryor and Lewis Harrison. The left tackle of Coach Owens’s offensive line, Pryor said that he sent his film to the Kansas Wesleyan coaching staff, and shortly thereafter was given an offer to join the Coyotes on a football...

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