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Sulphur Springs ISD Earned Top Marks On 2 Financial Evaluations
Dec15

Sulphur Springs ISD Earned Top Marks On 2 Financial Evaluations

Sulphur Springs ISD earned top marks on two financial evaluations, and approved a request from Hopkins Energy LLC amending the agreement granting a tax incentive for Hopkins Energy LLC, a solar farm planned in Dike. FIRST Rating During a public hearing Monday afternoon, SSISD Business Manager Sherry McGraw presented trustees with the 17-page Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas financial management report. Texas Education Agency...

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2 Targeted Improvement Plans, Financial Audit, Sick Leave Policy On Sulphur Springs ISD  Dec. 14 Agenda
Dec13

2 Targeted Improvement Plans, Financial Audit, Sick Leave Policy On Sulphur Springs ISD Dec. 14 Agenda

Targeted Improvement Plans for Lamar and Travis Primary, the annual financial audit and extension of the sick leave policy are all topics to be discusses and considered during Monday’s Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees meeting, scheduled to be conducted at noon rather than 6 p.m. as is tradition so as not to conflict with any other potential holiday programs and schedules. SSISD logo Two public hearings will be conducted,...

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GSC Enterprises Acquiring Selected Brenham Wholesale Grocery Assets
Dec11

GSC Enterprises Acquiring Selected Brenham Wholesale Grocery Assets

Mickey McKenzie, Chairman of the Board of GSC Enterprises, Inc., Friday announced the acquisition of selected assets of Brenham Wholesale Grocery Co., Inc., located in Brenham, Texas. The anticipated closing is scheduled for January 29, 2021. “Brenham Wholesale has been in the grocery business for over 100 years, and we are excited to carry the torch forward from their rich legacy,” McKenzie stated. Brenham Wholesale Grocery Co. was...

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2 Contracts Related To Pacific Park, Senior Center Projects Approved
Dec03

2 Contracts Related To Pacific Park, Senior Center Projects Approved

Sulphur Sulphur Springs City Council this week during their regular December meeting approved two contracts related to the Pacific Park improvement and Senior Citizens Center construction projects. Community Development Director Tory Niewiadomski recommended the council approve of the contract as proposed with MHS Planning & Design, LLC, for professional services for design and engineering for a Texas Parks and Wildlife Department...

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All Hopkins County, Winnsboro, Yantis School Districts Received Superior FIRST Ratings
Nov30

All Hopkins County, Winnsboro, Yantis School Districts Received Superior FIRST Ratings

All Hopkins County, Winnsboro and Yantis school districts have received superior FIRST ratings from the state of Texas. These are the annual Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas evaluations of fiscal year 2018-2019 finances based on information submitted by districts using a state template. According to Texas Education Agency, 1,021 school districts across the state were evaluated. Only 9 school districts (Meridian ISD,...

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Lake Country CASA Benefits From Alliance Bank Donation
Nov25

Lake Country CASA Benefits From Alliance Bank Donation

Lake Country CASA Executive Director Gina Law, Alliance Bank President/CEO Tom Sellers Tom Sellers, Alliance Bank President/CEO, presented a $1,000 donation on behalf of the bank in lieu of a public customer appreciation event to Lake Country CASA Executive Director Gina Law to the Court Appointed Special Advocates for children this week. The contribution is especially appreciated this year as Lake Country CASA will not be able to...

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Commissioners Court Tabled Road Closure Order, Approved Agreements, Contracts
Nov24

Commissioners Court Tabled Road Closure Order, Approved Agreements, Contracts

Hopkins County Commissioners Court on Monday tabled a road closure order but approved several agreements and contracts as presented. Road Closure The court was originally scheduled to consider approving road closure order for a portion of County Road 3602 during their regular meeting Monday. However, Precinct 3 Commissioner Wade Bartley asked the court to table the motion as not all steps in the process required to close a road had...

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Veterans Memorial Receives Donation From Alliance Bank
Nov24

Veterans Memorial Receives Donation From Alliance Bank

Danny Davis, Tom Sellers Tom Sellers, Alliance Bank President/CEO, presents a $1,000 donation, in lieu of a public customer appreciation event, to (left) Danny Davis of the Hopkins County Veterans Memorial.

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Atmos Energy Provides Big Boost to PJC Early Childhood Education Students
Nov18

Atmos Energy Provides Big Boost to PJC Early Childhood Education Students

Paris Junior CollegePublic Information Services Paris Junior College has received a $10,000 donation for early childhood education scholarships from Atmos Energy. The first-time partnership between PJC and Atmos will assist education students attending PJC in Paris, Greenville and Sulphur Springs. “Through our Fueling Safe and Thriving Communities program, we proudly support the local school districts that nurture bright minds and...

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PJC JobReady Courses Provide Quick Start For High Demand Positions
Nov16

PJC JobReady Courses Provide Quick Start For High Demand Positions

Paris Junior College Sulphur Springs — First day of fall semester, 2020 PJC-Sulphur Springs CenterPublic Information Services Paris Junior College is joining community colleges across Texas to meet the needs of Texans who need to upgrade their skills in the midst of the current economic crisis. Through the Texas Community College Teachers Association, PJC has partnered with JobReady to offer high-quality skills training at an...

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