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City Officials Propose Plan To Help Fund New Senior Citizens Center, Pacific Park Improvements
Jun19

City Officials Propose Plan To Help Fund New Senior Citizens Center, Pacific Park Improvements

Sulphur Springs City Council is expected to be asked during their July meeting to call for an election which would help fund improvements at Pacific Park and construction of a new Senior Citizens Center. City Manager Marc Maxwell during the June council meeting said the election would simply allow the city to utilize funds designated for business development to be spent for other purposes. Maxwell said the city in 1999 took the same...

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Ranch for Profit Workshop Scheduled June 29
Jun19

Ranch for Profit Workshop Scheduled June 29

By Dr. Mario Villarino, Hopkins County AgriLife Extension Agent, agriculture, natural resources According to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, financial sustainability of a business is measured by the ability to maintain equity and to generate a net after tax positive income and cover withdrawals for owner operator labor and management. The reason withdrawals and distributions are important in evaluation of business sustainability is...

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Channel 18 News:  Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Jun19
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Local Businesses Be Aware of Who You Purchase Poster Ads From
Jun19

Local Businesses Be Aware of Who You Purchase Poster Ads From

Here’s a story that seems to come up every year at about this time. Wildcats Head Football Coach and Athletic Director Greg Owens is seeking the news media’s help. He wants us to inform businesses that want to support school athletic programs to make sure that when they are contacted by someone putting together a poster to make sure they are school personnel and not some outsider. Someone is currently making the rounds of...

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Bailey Dorner Is New Lady Cats Head Volleyball Coach
Jun19

Bailey Dorner Is New Lady Cats Head Volleyball Coach

Lady Cats Assistant Softball Coach Bailey Dorner is the new Lady Cats Volleyball Coach. Coach Dorner replaces Justin Maness, who has retired from coaching but will continue to teach at the high school. Coach Dorner says she is excited about her new challenge and she adds she is ready to get rolling. Coach Dorner is currently teaching skills to Lady Cats’ volleyball players, as allowed by a new UIL rule. Coach Dorner says her...

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Jeremy DeLorge Will Be the New Wildcats Golf Coach
Jun19

Jeremy DeLorge Will Be the New Wildcats Golf Coach

Lady Cats Assistant Basketball Coach Jeremy DeLorge is the new Wildcats Golf Coach. DeLorge replaces Chris Owens, who has retired from coaching and will be taking over as the SAC teacher, a high school in-school disciplinary program. DeLorge is looking forward to his new challenge. He says he is excited and ready for the opportunity. He gives Coach Owens credit for doing phenomenal work with the team. Coach DeLorge notes that the...

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Future Of Pipeline Road Discussed By Local Officials
Jun19

Future Of Pipeline Road Discussed By Local Officials

City and local transportation officials joined Hopkins County Commissioners Court opened discussions regarding a bridge project and possibility of reopening of Pipeline Road to provide another access route for emergency responders and property owners. Essentially, the city and county have both considered ways to reopen Pipeline Road, which in addition to having water issues and being grown up also has a bridge in need of repair....

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“Disaster Drill”  is Hopkins County Emergency Management Local Test
Jun19

“Disaster Drill” is Hopkins County Emergency Management Local Test

Emergency Management Coordinators L.to R. Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jason Ricketson, Hopkins County Emergency Management Specialist Kristi Springfield, and Hopkins County Fire Chief Andy Endsley A “disaster drill”, set for Friday morning June 21, will be held near the Sulphur Springs High School area. If you notice a number of response vehicles and personnel in that area, rest assured it is part of a State-recommended...

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Sheriff’s Investigators Locate Man Who Missed Scheduled Court Appearance
Jun19

Sheriff’s Investigators Locate Man Who Missed Scheduled Court Appearance

Anthony Glenn Ewton Hopkins County Sheriff’s Chief Investigator Corley Weatherford and Investigator Dennis Findley were made aware Anthony Glenn Ewton, 52, of Sulphur Springs did not appear in the 8th Judicial District Court at 9 a.m. Tuesday as he was scheduled to do. Two warrants had been issued for Ewton’s arrest on the charges he failed to appear on. So, the sheriff’s investigators went to his last known address...

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Officials Looking Into Program That Could Help Extend Roads, Reduce Scrap Tire Waste
Jun18

Officials Looking Into Program That Could Help Extend Roads, Reduce Scrap Tire Waste

City and county officials said they are looking into options that could help not only provide a long term working solution to address the large number of scrap tires that need to be disposed of locally but also the need for more road improvements. One process, called mechanical concrete, could potentially, if utilized, extend the lifespan of some roads. Mechanical concrete uses a patented process and machine to cut down scrap tires...

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