Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Bailey Dorner Found A Lot To Like In Friday Win Over Hallsville
Oct19

Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Bailey Dorner Found A Lot To Like In Friday Win Over Hallsville

Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Bailey Dorner passed out praise to her Lady Cats after their solid 3-0 district win over Hallsville Friday, October 16, at the Main Gym at Sulphur Springs High School. The Lady Cats improved to 4-1 in district play and 7-6 for the season. Coach Dorner said the Lady Cats rose to the occasion knowing it was a big game. She said it was good to see the Lady Cats get it done with the pressure on. The Lady Cats...

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Lady Cats Cross Country Wins Commerce Invitational Meet Saturday With Wildcats Placing Third
Oct19

Lady Cats Cross Country Wins Commerce Invitational Meet Saturday With Wildcats Placing Third

In a final tune up before next Monday’s District 15-5A Cross Country Meet in Mount Pleasant, the Lady Cats took first place and the Wildcats were third at the Commerce Invitational Meet on Saturday, October 17. The Lady Cats competed in a two mile race and they were led again by freshman Haylee Shultz who was third overall with her best two mile time of 12:31.99. Sophomore Laney Hurst was fifth, Sophomore Mattie Bridges finished...

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Wildcats Varsity Football Home Game Against Ennis Friday Is Postponed
Oct19

Wildcats Varsity Football Home Game Against Ennis Friday Is Postponed

For the third Friday night in a row, there will be no Wildcats varsity Football. SSISD Wildcats Wildcats Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Greg Owens announced Monday that due to the varsity football quarantine, the Friday, October 23, Wildcats home varsity football game against the Ennis Lions was postponed. He indicated it was to be determined if the game would be rescheduled. Next on the Wildcats schedule is a district game...

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TxDOT Paris District Road Report For The Week Of Oct. 19, 2020
Oct19

TxDOT Paris District Road Report For The Week Of Oct. 19, 2020

TxDot Logo Paris — Here’s a look at work planned in the district during the week of Oct. 19, 2020. These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues. Motorists are advised to remain alert and pay special attention to all signs, barricades and traffic controls, and reduce their speed as they approach and travel through work zones. They should also avoid distractions such...

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Local Centenarian Honored With ‘This is Your Life’ Event
Oct19

Local Centenarian Honored With ‘This is Your Life’ Event

Margie Dale Parkins Hathcox age 100 On October 15, 2020, Margie Dale Hathcox joined the other 300,000 persons worldwide who are documented to have lived to be 100 years old. Because life expectancies worldwide are below 100 years, the term Centenarian is invariably associated with longevity. That Margie Dale has longevity as a family trait was brought out by her daughter Valinda Hathcox in a presentation of Margie Dale’s life...

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Volunteer Cooks Needed On Thursdays For Meal A Day
Oct19

Volunteer Cooks Needed On Thursdays For Meal A Day

Senior Citizens Center Director Karon Weatherman reports the Meal A Day program is again in need of help. Two volunteer cooks are needed on Thursday mornings to replace a pair who will notified Weatherman that they will cease volunteering at Meal A Day at the end of the month. “That will leave us 2 short on Thursdays. So, If you can give a few hours of your time to help in your community we would really appreciate the...

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Como Pickton FFA Stew n Auction Postponed til 2021
Oct19

Como Pickton FFA Stew n Auction Postponed til 2021

Como Pickton CISD FFA Advisor Michael Bowen and his students enjoyed success recently at the Help a Child Benefit, with the 2nd Place Chili plaque and First Place Award for Ag Mechanics now on the chapter’s awards shelf. At the same time, the FFA Chapter makes an announcement about postponement of a much-anticipated annual Autumn event for the Chapter. Bowen posted this announcement on October 19, 2020. CP FFA Members, Parents...

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Chili for a Chilly Morning at the Help a Child Benefit
Oct19

Chili for a Chilly Morning at the Help a Child Benefit

Wade Bartley’s 13th annual Help a Child Benefit started out cooler than expected on Saturday October 17, but the warm hearts of Hopkins County folks brought them out by the droves! The Chili Cookoff, a tractor pull inside the arena, an Ag Mechanics Show and Auction on the grounds and a Reilly Springs Jamboree going on the outdoor stage made a good combination for a successful fundraiser. Results from the fundraiser will be...

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Sulphur Springs ISD Board To Appoint Head Start Policy Council Rep, Consider Renewing Legal Contract
Oct18

Sulphur Springs ISD Board To Appoint Head Start Policy Council Rep, Consider Renewing Legal Contract

The Oct. 19 Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees meeting agenda is light on action items, but heavy on administrative and informational reports. A special recognition, Red Ribbon Week, the bilingual and English as a second language program, and Head Start training are among the the items listed under the latter heading. SSISD logo Superintendent Michael Lamb is scheduled to recognize the City of Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County for...

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Oct. 19-23 Meal A Day Menu
Oct18

Oct. 19-23 Meal A Day Menu

Although the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center remains closed due to COVID-19, volunteers continue to work five days a week preparing and delivering meals to shut-in elderly in the community. The Oct. 19-23 Meal A Day Menu includes: Monday — Manager’s choice Tuesday — Cheeseburger Casserole, Corn and Sonoma Blend Vegetables Wednesday — Chicken Enchilada Casserole, Refried Beans, Chips and Salsa and Tossed...

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