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Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens Says His Team Will Not Do Formal Spring Football This Year
Apr16

Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens Says His Team Will Not Do Formal Spring Football This Year

For the past several seasons since 2016 but not including last year’s COVID-19 cancellation, the Wildcats Football Team has had formal spring football practice. That will not be the case this year. The decision means the Wildcats will be able to begin fall football practice on August 2, a full week ahead of the schools that do spring football. It also means the Wildcats can have two scrimmages instead of the one for spring...

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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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Wildcats Golfer Grant Mohesky Signs Letter of Intent with Arkansas-Monticello Boll Weevils
Apr15

Wildcats Golfer Grant Mohesky Signs Letter of Intent with Arkansas-Monticello Boll Weevils

Wildcats senior golfer Grant Mohesky, a three-year member of the Wildcats Varsity Golf Team, signed a letter of intent Thursday (April 15) to play golf at the next level at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Mohesky is the son of Mike and Neva Mohesky. Mohesky said he met the coach of the Boll Weevils late last year and had a chance to talk with him. He was invited for a visit, was given a campus tour, got a chance to meet the...

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At Least Six People Booked Into Hopkins County Jail On Felony Warrants
Apr15

At Least Six People Booked Into Hopkins County Jail On Felony Warrants

At least six people were booked into Hopkins County jail on felony warrants over the couple of days, according to arrest and jail reports. Justin Alexander Carty (HCSO jail photo) Justin Alexander Carty was served at 11:15 a.m. April 13 by Sgt. Todd Evans and Communications officer Caitlyn Wilson with an indictment for burglary of a vehicle with two or more prior convictions. The 25-year-old Commerce man has been in custody since his...

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Two Wildcats and Four Lady Cats Qualify for Regional Track Meet at Area Competition Wednesday
Apr15

Two Wildcats and Four Lady Cats Qualify for Regional Track Meet at Area Competition Wednesday

The Wildcats and Lady Cats Track Teams will be represented at the Regional Track Meet next weekend in Arlington. Two Wildcats and four Lady Cats made it into the top four at the Area Meet Wednesday (April 14) in Hallsville to qualify for Regional. For the Wildcats, Korderrian “Bull” Turner qualified in the long jump with a 4th place finish leaping 21′-1”. In the triple jump, Jermaine Cleveland qualified in 3rd place with a mark...

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CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Has Open Spots April 28 For First Dose Of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine
Apr15

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Has Open Spots April 28 For First Dose Of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has open spots April 28 for the first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. The first shot will be administered Wednesday, April 28 and the second on Wednesday, May 19, at the hospital. “We do ask that you are able to attend both dates, so that we are able to be good stewards of our supply. These dates are unable to be changed due to the short-stability of the vaccine once...

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Hopkins County Inmate Again Accused Of Assaulting A Public Servant
Apr15

Hopkins County Inmate Again Accused Of Assaulting A Public Servant

An 29-year-old Hopkins County inmate has been accused again of assaulting a public servant, following an alleged altercation with jail staff, according to arrest reports. Jacob Wyatt Burgess (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded at approximately 7:25 a.m. April 14, 2021, to the jail area of Hopkins County Law Enforcement Center, where an assault against a jailer by an inmate was alleged to have...

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Exciting Shopping at ‘Spring Market on Main’ Saturday 9-4!
Apr15

Exciting Shopping at ‘Spring Market on Main’ Saturday 9-4!

The Sulphur Springs Downtown Business Alliance is always looking for ways to promote downtown business! DBA member Marlene deYong has taken the reins in promoting the April 17th event and is involving every merchant on Main Street plus three dozen vendors who are bringing unique items to the pedestrian shopping event! Only the 200 block of Main Street will be closed to vehicle traffic, so park on the square and in other spaces nearby...

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SSHS Art Students Earn Big Awards At Tyler Museum Of Art High School Exhibition
Apr15

SSHS Art Students Earn Big Awards At Tyler Museum Of Art High School Exhibition

Two of the six art students from Philip Dick’s advanced classes at Sulphur Springs High School who entered artwork in the 17th Annual High School Art Exhibition at the Tyler Museum of Art have earned some big awards 2021 exhibition, SSISD Fine Arts Coordinator Cindy Welch announced Thursday morning. “To have two winners from the same school and the same teacher is a new outcome for us,” stated Museum Director Chris Leahy. Senior...

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SSISD Kindergarten, Two-Way Dual Language Program, Pre-K, Head Start Sign Ups Scheduled
Apr15

SSISD Kindergarten, Two-Way Dual Language Program, Pre-K, Head Start Sign Ups Scheduled

Kindergarten Round-Up and the Sulphur Springs ISD’s 2021-2022 Two-Way Dual Language Program application is in progress. Parents/guardians can apply at kindergarten round-up for the dual language program, and two informational parent meetings about it are scheduled as well. Two-Way Dual Language Program Applications are now available for the SSISD Two-Way Dual Language Program, an enrichment program in which students learn to...

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