Tatum Invites Community To Become Associate Members Of Sheriffs’ Association
Oct16

Tatum Invites Community To Become Associate Members Of Sheriffs’ Association

Hopkins County Sheriff Lewis Tatum invites community members interested in assisting law enforcement officials in their fight against crime to become associate members of the Sheriffs’ Association of Texas. Sheriffs’ Association of Texas memberships are $25 for individuals, $40 per family and $100 for businesses, with funds used to help provide “critically important technical resources, training, and legislative...

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Tira News for Oct. 16, 2019
Oct16

Tira News for Oct. 16, 2019

By Jan Vaughn Jason Beck, son of Kim and Lee Beck, rode out Typhoon Hagibis and an earthquake last week, while stationed at the Naval Base in Japan. He said there is some flooding nearby and lots of debris, but all is well. Yvonne Weir flew to Bismarck, North Dakota, Sept. 24, to visit family from Fargo, Bismarck, and Mobridge, South Dakota. On the 26th, she traveled to the Hall ranch with her cousin, where they met up with relatives...

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Health Care Foundation’s Mardi Bras For A Cause Will Fund Free Mammograms For Uninsured Women Over 40
Oct16

Health Care Foundation’s Mardi Bras For A Cause Will Fund Free Mammograms For Uninsured Women Over 40

Hopkins County Health Care Foundation will be hosting Bras for a Cause this month as an awareness campaign as well as a means to raise funds. Community members are encouraged to decorate a bra, promote Breast cancer awareness and raise funds for the cause. “This year, we are raising money to provide free mammograms to uninsured women over 40,” stated Meredith Caddell, executive director of Hopkins County Health Care...

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Lady Cats Volleyball Loses In Close Match
Oct16

Lady Cats Volleyball Loses In Close Match

Lady Cats Volleyball Takes Royse City to Fifth Set Before Losing Heartbreaker, 3-2 Tuesday Night A grueling district volleyball match between the Lady Cats and Royse City Tuesday night ultimately came down to a fifth and deciding set which the Lady Bulldogs won at home taking the match, 3-2. The anticlimactic fifth set was won by Royse City, 15-7 as the Lady Cats struggled. The Lady Cats got off to a slow start in set one trailing...

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Hopkins County United Way 100 Percent Club For Oct. 15
Oct15

Hopkins County United Way 100 Percent Club For Oct. 15

Hopkins County United Way Tuesday afternoon recognized the following businesses and organizations whose doantions met or exceeded the goal for their group as part of the 100% Club for Oct. 15, 2019: Southwest Dairy MuseumDr. William LonginoCorner GrubProfessional Land TitleEverything UniqueThe Propane Co.Abboe’s Collision Center Oxford Bros.Water Oak ElementaryIon Jiu JitsuJanet Martin RealtyDr. Daniel LawrenceDr. Matt JohnsonWinburn...

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Sulphur Bluff Volleyball Tops Rivercrest at Home
Oct14

Sulphur Bluff Volleyball Tops Rivercrest at Home

Chalk up another win for the Sulphur Bluff Volleyball Team. Friday (October 11) they won at home over Rivercrest, 3-0. The score was 25-18, 25-17 and 25-23. Lady Bears Coach Zandra Peyton says her team keeps getting better each game they play. She notes the last time the two teams met, it took four sets to win. Coach Peyton praised the passing of Dalena di Donato and Angel Brown. Di Donato also had 5 service points and 4 kills. Setter...

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PJC Sulphur Springs News
Oct14

PJC Sulphur Springs News

PJC Sulphur Springs Dental Assistant Class PJC-Sulphur Springs Center Director Rob Stanley (standing right) visits Instructor Robbie Padgett Tapp’s dental assistance class on its first day at the campus. For information about workforce education classes offered at PJC, call 903-885-1232.

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Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens Comments on Loss to Ennis Friday at The Prim
Oct14

Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens Comments on Loss to Ennis Friday at The Prim

Despite a 42-14 loss to Ennis at Gerald Prim Stadium last Friday (October 11), Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens on KSST Radio and Cable Channel 18’s Saturday Morning Coaches Show said his team played their tails off and played with heart. He said the Wildcats had a very emotional week after going through the trauma of a fatal vehicle accident that occurred near their school buses on the way home from Forney last week. Coach...

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Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Bailey Dorner Liked What She Saw From Her Team in Friday Win
Oct14

Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Bailey Dorner Liked What She Saw From Her Team in Friday Win

Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Bailey Dorner said it felt good to pick up a 3-0 district victory Friday (October 11) over Texas High in a tough place to win. She said the game was very important since the teams were in a third place tie going into the last game of the first half of district play. Coach Dorner said the Lady Cats played well and passed the ball well. She said the team still has things to improve on and they were busy...

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Wildcat Band Places Fourth at Royse City Contest Saturday
Oct14

Wildcat Band Places Fourth at Royse City Contest Saturday

Wildcat Band Director Spencer Emmert called Saturday (October 12) a great day for the band as they performed in Royse City at the second contest of the season. He said the Wildcats went against a good field of fifteen bands in prelims. Emmert added the weather was great. He said the Wildcats finished in fourth place during prelims advancing to Saturday night’s finals. The Wildcats finished fourth overall behind Garland Lakeview...

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