Sulphur Springs Man Sentenced On Felony DWI Charge
Jul02

Sulphur Springs Man Sentenced On Felony DWI Charge

A Sulphur Springs man, accused in June 2019 of almost striking a police officer’s vehicle while driving drunk, was sentenced July 1 on the felony DWI charge stemming from the incident. Joseph Andrew Neman (HCSO jail photo) Joseph Andrew Newman, as part of a plea agreement, was sentenced to 10 years in prison, to be probated for 10 years, on the June 28, 2019 driving while intoxicated, third or more offense charge, according to...

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Judy Gilreath Applauds Dinner Bell Sponsors, Volunteers, Community Partners and GSC Inc.
Jul02

Judy Gilreath Applauds Dinner Bell Sponsors, Volunteers, Community Partners and GSC Inc.

July 1 “curbside service” volunteers from Grocery Supply and Fidelity Express Judy Gilreath and the volunteers of Dinner Bell know how important sponsors are when it comes to feeding a crowd every week! So are willing, knowledgeable kitchen helpers and the indispensable community partners who make the Dinner Bell wheels turn, week in and week out. Although Judy has always loved cooking and being in the kitchen she admits...

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SCU Investigation, Traffic Stop Result In 4 Controlled Substance Arrests
Jul02

SCU Investigation, Traffic Stop Result In 4 Controlled Substance Arrests

A SCU investigation of a 33-year-old Sulphur Springs man for possession or distribution of methamphetamine ultimately resulted in 4 controlled substance arrests, Sulphur Springs Police Special Crimes Unit Lt. Mark Estes and Sgt. Joe Scott alleged in arrest reports. Elzie Antwain Sneed (HCSO jail photo) The SCU investigators reported purchasing large quantities of suspected methamphetamine from 33-year-old Elzie Antwain Sneed of...

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Michael Don Gregory
Jul02

Michael Don Gregory

A delayed memorial service will be held graveside at the McWright cemetery near Greenville, Tx. A celebration of life will be held immediately afterwards. Please bring chairs and food. Service starts at 10:00 am, July 11th, 2020. Original Obituary Michael Don Gregory, age 50, of Sulphur Springs, TX will not have any services at this time. Michael passed away on Sunday March 29, 2020 at his residence, in Sulphur Springs, TX. Michael...

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Novice Quilter Creates Gifts of Art as an Act of Kindness
Jul02

Novice Quilter Creates Gifts of Art as an Act of Kindness

Her project may be small, but it packs a personal meaning while demonstrating accomplishment in a relatively new skill. Becky Garrett, new to Sulphur Springs and a member of the Lone Star Heritage Quilt Guild, says she is most at home doing embroidery and crewel work. Something’s usually ‘under her needle’ in the embroidery hoops, but this time, she incorporated a quilting technique. Her scriptural...

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Arkansas Man Allegedly Stole Car The Day He Was Released From Jail
Jul02

Arkansas Man Allegedly Stole Car The Day He Was Released From Jail

A 29-year-old Hot Springs, Arkansas man allegedly stole a car from a gas station the day he was released from jail, according to arrest and jail reports. Adam Blake Smith (HCSO jail photo) Officers were alerted around 1:40 p.m. July 1 that a vehicle had been stolen from a gas station in the 900 block of Gilmer Street. Officers responded in the 1700 block of South Broadway Street, where the man alleged to have driven and then parked...

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Tira News – July 2, 2020
Jul02

Tira News – July 2, 2020

Updates, Repairs Slated In July While Tira Community Center Closed By Jan Vaughn Tira Mayor Allen Joslin reports that the Tira Community Center will remainclosed during the month of July. Some updates and repairs are being done while it’s not in use. The Tira Food Pantry is still being stocked for those who are in need of some assistance with food. Tira sign Wesley and Yvonne Weir attended a youth rally at First Assembly of God...

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Duane “Pop” Skeen
Jul01

Duane “Pop” Skeen

Funeral service for Duane “Pop” Skeen, age 80, of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 4:00 p.m. Friday, July 3, 2020, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with Donnie Powers officiating. Interment will follow at Sulphur Bluff with Danny Ray McPherson, Bobby Lee Gross, Tony McPherson, Timmothy Moody, James Dalton, and Billy Martel serving as pallbearers and Dustin Adair, Ronald Sims, Donald Sims, Shawn Sims, and Phil Knox serving as...

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DCTF Picks Como-Pickton Football To Finish 6th In Their District This Season
Jul01

DCTF Picks Como-Pickton Football To Finish 6th In Their District This Season

The Como-Pickton football team is hoping to confound the so-called experts this coming football season. Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine predicts the Eagles, a playoff team last season, will finish sixth in their seven team District 6-2A in Division I. Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Magazine Picked ahead of Como-Pickton are Wolfe City, Bogata Rivercrest, Honey Grove, Alba-Golden and Cooper. Celeste is selected as the...

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Parents Asked To Complete SSISD Back To School Survey
Jul01

Parents Asked To Complete SSISD Back To School Survey

Sulphur Springs ISD Superintendent Michael Lamb on June 29 posted a letter with the district’s plans for the 2020-21 school year, a work in progress due to the changes related to COVID-19. Today, parents received a request to help shape that plan by completing a SSISD back to school instructional survey, to better aid administrators and staff in preparing for the 2020-21 school year. “This survey is designed to learn more...

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