‘Skins, Skulls and Tracks’ is Theme of Nature Programs at Cooper Lake State Parks
Jul12

‘Skins, Skulls and Tracks’ is Theme of Nature Programs at Cooper Lake State Parks

Park Superintendent Steve Killian shows skunk, bobcat and coyote hides and a beaver tail for a program on Cooper Lake’s wildlife Did you know we have TWO Texas State Parks in our back pocket? We do! Doctor’s Creek Unit and South Sulphur Units are separate state parks which share a 20,000 acre lake. Entrances and roadways, facilities, activities and staff are separate. According to Complex Superintendent Steve Killian,...

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Catch Amanda Pruitt on Celebration Plaza July 13, Reece Malone/Kelsi Key to Open the Concert
Jul11

Catch Amanda Pruitt on Celebration Plaza July 13, Reece Malone/Kelsi Key to Open the Concert

Amanda Pruitt Country musician Amanda Pruitt will perform on Celebration Plaza on Saturday night July 13. Opening act will be 15-year-olds Reece Malone and Kelsi Key whose band ‘Salvation from Sundown’ often appears on Amanda’s tour. Reece Malone and Kelsi Key Pruitt has roots in Rains County and now lives in Nashville where she has gained a reputation as one of the hardest working women in the country music...

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Seniors Ice Cream Freeze Off Was a Cool Success
Jul11

Seniors Ice Cream Freeze Off Was a Cool Success

Held on Thursday July 11 at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center, the annual Ice Cream Freeze Off was the place to be for persons age 50 and older. “We had a GREAT time at the Senior Citizens Center today at the Annual Ice Cream Freeze Off. We had 18 freezers of ice cream,” said Karon Weatherman, Senior Citizens Center program and marketing director. “Everyone had some really delicious flavors. Yummy! If you...

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Altaire Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall Of Multiple Eye Care Products Sold At CVS
Jul11

Altaire Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall Of Multiple Eye Care Products Sold At CVS

Altaire Pharmaceuticals Inc. over the last week has issued recalls of certain eye care drops, ointments and products sold at Walgreens, Walmart and CVS stores. Altaire Pharmaceuticals, Inc. on July 10 issued a recall on multiple CVS Health over-the-counter eye care drops, ointments and solutions. “As a precautionary measure, Altaire is voluntarily initiating the recall due to management concerns regarding the sufficiency of...

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Channel 18 News:  Thursday, July 11, 2019
Jul11
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2 Men Jailed Felony Warrants
Jul11

2 Men Jailed Felony Warrants

Hopkins County Sheriff’s deputies took two men into custody Wednesday July 10 on felony warrants for violating probation, according to arrest and jail reports. Jacob Nathaniel Granger HCSO Cpl. Todd Evans was dispatched at 9:15 a.m. July 10 to the probation office, where he took 22-year-old Jacob Nathaniel Granger of Sulphur Springs into custody on a warrant for violation of probation, which he was on for possession of 2 ounces...

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Tira News For July 9, 2019
Jul10

Tira News For July 9, 2019

By Jan Vaughn A good crowd gathered for the annual Tira Homecoming on Sunday, July 7. We enjoyed an inspirational musical program presented by Danna Lewis and Jerry Brandenburgh. Coy Vicars served as Master of Ceremonies and Mark Chapman, Vice President of the Tira Cemetery Association, conducted the business meeting. Martha Payton recognized the families of those buried in the Tira Cemetery over the past year and they were presented...

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Channel 18 News:  Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Jul10
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Wildcats Football Season Tickets Go on Sale July 29-August 2 at SSHS
Jul10

Wildcats Football Season Tickets Go on Sale July 29-August 2 at SSHS

Season tickets for Wildcats’ home football games will go on sale the week of July 29-August 2. Sulphur Springs High School Administrative Assistant Dwayne McMeans made the announcement in a letter to current season ticket holders and media members. The price of a five game season ticket package is $50 for chair back seats and $40 for rail back row seats. The Wildcats home games include the home and season opener against Frisco...

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New Parkinson’s Support Group Starts Soon
Jul10
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