Sulphur Springs Woman Runs From Police, Found With Meth, Marijuana
Aug16

Sulphur Springs Woman Runs From Police, Found With Meth, Marijuana

Cathy Sue Pichardo A brief vehicle pursuit in Sulphur Springs Thursday night ended with the vehicle’s tires being spiked. The 48-year-old Sulphur Springs woman driving was jailed after marijuana and methamphetamine were found in her pickup. Sulphur Springs Police officers attempted to stop a Chevrolet Silverado at 9:12 p.m. Aug. 15, after noticing the driver failed to signal a turn on Brinker Street at Peach Street, SSPD Officer...

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Energy is Good at Wildcats Football Practice Wednesday Night
Aug15

Energy is Good at Wildcats Football Practice Wednesday Night

It was practice day number three for the Wildcats Football Team Wednesday night (August 14). The UIL allows shoulder pads on day three but no contact. Wednesday is well known as a challenging practice day in terms of energy. Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens said that was not the case Wednesday night. Most of the work occurred on the practice field outside the Multipurpose Building. Starting temperature shortly after 6 p.m. was 95...

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SSISD Superintendent Michael Lamb Awarded Scholarship To Attend Leadership Academy
Aug15

SSISD Superintendent Michael Lamb Awarded Scholarship To Attend Leadership Academy

SSISD Superintendent Michael Lamb Sulphur Springs Independent School District Superintendent Michael Lamb was announced by The Bob Thompson Executive Leadership Institute as the recipient of a scholarship to attend the 27th annual Superintendent Academy, a nationally known advanced leadership development program for school superintendents, according to a press release. Only 25 superintendents were chosen from a list of nominees from...

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Channel 18 News:  Thursday, August 15, 2019
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Nearly A Dozen Personnel Changes Approved At SSISD
Aug15

Nearly A Dozen Personnel Changes Approved At SSISD

Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees during their regular meeting this week approved 11 staff changes in readiness for the new school year, which begins on Aug. 20. The trustees also approved teacher appraisers and appraisal calendars. One new teacher was hired, 1 aide resigned, one aide was reassigned and the rest were new support staff. LaToya Hood’s resignation as a special education aide at high...

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‘Walk the Line’ Singer Shanna Carter Brings Musical Ties to Stage
Aug15

‘Walk the Line’ Singer Shanna Carter Brings Musical Ties to Stage

Shanna Carter told KSST listeners, “If not for the Reilly Springs Jamboree, I wouldn’t be here!” and by that, she meant her parents met as teens performing on that stage. Her mother Mary Rose was in the Asbill Trio with her siblings, and Shanna’s dad Don Carter performed with his brother Charles as the Carter Brothers. All three later became successful in music-related careers, and as Shanna recalled, “my...

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PJC Fall Registration Underway
Aug15

PJC Fall Registration Underway

Jonathan Cedillo of Sulphur Springs receives assistance from PJC-Sulphur Springs Center Assistant Director Iris Gutierrez, right, and Secretary Joselyne Sanchez Ambriz as he begins registration for classes at the Center. Early registration for the fall semester is underway. The fall semester begins August 26.

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Chamber Connection for August 15, 2019
Aug15

Chamber Connection for August 15, 2019

By Lezley Brown, president/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce I’ve been waiting for this day for quite some time! It’s the day I get to tell you that we are officially moving into our new building at 110 Main Street in Sulphur Springs. We are excited to be in the middle of everything on Celebration Plaza. Come see us! Cook letters and entry forms have been mailed out for the 50th anniversary of the Stew Contest! Your letter, if...

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Channel 18 News:  Wednesday, August 14, 2019
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Blood Drive Planned Friday At Sulphur Springs High School
Aug14

Blood Drive Planned Friday At Sulphur Springs High School

Sulphur Springs ISD will be having a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, in Sulphur Springs High School Conference Center. For more information, contact Kristin Monk at 903-885-2153, ext. 1107.

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