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 2021 IJSBA World Finals -Rider Spotlight for Local Rider Andrew Vo
Oct21

 2021 IJSBA World Finals -Rider Spotlight for Local Rider Andrew Vo

Andrew Vo, the local Sulphur Springs 12-year-old Junior Jetski Racer This marks an inaugural year for Andrew Vo, your local Sulphur Springs 12-year-old Junior Jetski racer. Andrew was able to travel to Lake Havasu City, Arizona for 10 days to participated at the IJSBA Jet Ski World Finals – where the best of the best Jetski racers from all over the world battle it out for the coveted world title. This momentous event has been...

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Man Who Escaped From District Courtroom Wednesday Still Wore Handcuffs When Located
Oct21

Man Who Escaped From District Courtroom Wednesday Still Wore Handcuffs When Located

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office launched a search Wednesday morning for a 53-year-old Sulphur Springs man who managed to escape from the district court room after being placed into custody; the Sulphur Springs man still wore handcuffs when located shortly after midnight, according to sheriff’s and arrest reports. Daryl Christopher Simmons(HCSO jail photo) HCSO Sgt. Tanner Steward, in arrest reports, reported being notified...

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National Drug ‘Take Back’ Day Collection Will Be Saturday October 23 at 223 Rosemont St. Parking Lot
Oct21

National Drug ‘Take Back’ Day Collection Will Be Saturday October 23 at 223 Rosemont St. Parking Lot

In April 2020, local Posse members collected approximately 200 pounds of potentially dangerous controlled substances for disposal. Nationally, over 500 tons were collected and disposed of during 2020. PARTICIPATE IN LOCAL DRUG TAKE BACK DAY SATURDAY OCT. 23, 2021 Hopkins County Sheriff’s Posse/ DEANational Pharmaceutical Take Back On October 23, 2021, from 10am-2pm, in conjunction with the DEA, The...

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District & Campus Improvement Plans, Policy Update, Personnel Recommendations Considered During Sulphur Springs SSISD Board Meeting
Oct20

District & Campus Improvement Plans, Policy Update, Personnel Recommendations Considered During Sulphur Springs SSISD Board Meeting

Fine Arts Letter Jacket Policy, Head Start Policies Discussed As Well Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees worked their way through their regular October agenda this week rather quickly. Approved were campus and district improvement plans, several Head Start documents, a policy update, and 10 personnel recommendations. During public forum, a parent and grandmother asked the school board to review policy requirements for students to...

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Lady Cats Volleyball Drops Four Game Set in Edgewood
Oct20

Lady Cats Volleyball Drops Four Game Set in Edgewood

Coach Bailey Dorner’s program was able to jump out to a 1-0 set lead, but lost three straight sets to drop a four game match to Edgewood. The Lady Cats volleyball team were originally set to have a bye on their schedule, but Coach Dorner added another game to the mix to make sure her team was prepared for the playoffs. After set one it looked like a good decision, with Sulphur Springs taking a tight first set 25-22 to take the...

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Wildcats Basketball 2021-22 Season Firmed Up
Oct20

Wildcats Basketball 2021-22 Season Firmed Up

Wildcats football head coach and athletic director of SSISD Greg Owens released the Wildcats basketball schedule on Wednesday, Oct. 20. It will be the first year under new head coach Brandon Shaver, who previously coached at Pine Tree. The season gets underway in a few weeks on Saturday, Nov. 6 when they travel to the thick of the DFW metroplex to take on Irving MacAuthor. The Wildcats basketball...

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Wildcats Middle School Football A and B Teams Stay Undefeated With Two Games Left
Oct20

Wildcats Middle School Football A and B Teams Stay Undefeated With Two Games Left

The Middle School Wildcat Football A and B team traveled to Pine Tree to face the Pirates and both teams came out victorious. This makes six straight wins for the Wildcats Middle School Football teams with only two games left in the season. A and B teams are 6-0 for the season. The eighth grade A Team won 35-26 versus the Pirates. On both offensive and defensive lines Juan Reyes, Justin Strickland, Aiden Godbolt, Jeffery Stevenson,...

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Week 3: Hopkins County United Way At 40 Percent Of Goal
Oct20

Week 3: Hopkins County United Way At 40 Percent Of Goal

Hopkins County United Way marked the half-way point in the United Way campaign, after three full weeks of the campaign approximately 40 percent of the $150,000 campaign goal had been collected. Over the last week alone, HCUW campaign workers collected $27,786. When added to the 22 collected during the first two weeks of the campaign, that brings the total amount raised as of Oct. 19 to $60,554.15. That leaves three weeks to go in the...

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Teen Jailed For Terroristic Threat Made At North Hopkins ISD
Oct20

Teen Jailed For Terroristic Threat Made At North Hopkins ISD

A teen was jailed for a terroristic threat allegedly made at North Hopkins ISD on Tuesday, according to Hopkins County Sheriff Lewis Tatum. Troy Michael Stockton (HCSO jail photo) The North Hopkins ISD police chief contacted Sheriff Tatum at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 19, 2021, in reference to a threat that occurred at the school earlier in the day. Tatum said he immediately had an investigator contact school personnel to start a criminal...

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Chamber Connection: 52nd Annual World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest To Be Held Saturday, Oct. 23
Oct20

Chamber Connection: 52nd Annual World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest To Be Held Saturday, Oct. 23

By Butch Burney It’s stew time in Sulphur Springs! Saturday is the 52nd Annual World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest, sponsored by Alliance Bank, Alliance Bank Financial Services and Galyean Insurance, at Buford Park. Get there on Friday to check out more than two dozen market vendors, who will be set up on the south side of the square, stay for the appetizer contest and get ready for Dubb and the Luv Machines in concert from...

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