SSHS National Honor Society Induction planned Nov. 18
Nov16

SSHS National Honor Society Induction planned Nov. 18

Sulphur Springs High School, 1200 Connally St. The Sulphur Springs High School Annual National Honor Society Induction Ceremony will be held Monday, Nov. 18, at 6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.  Approximately 51 students will be inducted this year into the Gladys Alexander National Honor Society chapter. Students are chosen based on scholarship, service, leadership and character. All NHS members students are encouraged to...

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Wildcats Basketball Team Opens the Regular Season Against Decatur Saturday in the Cowtown Showdown
Nov15

Wildcats Basketball Team Opens the Regular Season Against Decatur Saturday in the Cowtown Showdown

After two scrimmages against four teams, the Wildcats Basketball Team, ranked #5 in Class 5A, will open the 2019-2020 season Saturday (November 16) at 11 a.m. against Decatur, ranked #7 in Class 4A, in the Cowtown Showdown at North Crowley. Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta indicates the Decatur Eagles will present a good challenge for the Wildcats. Last year’s Wildcats had a 29-9 season record. They were district...

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Lady Cats Basketball Team Drops Close Game With Aubrey Friday at Bells Tournament
Nov15

Lady Cats Basketball Team Drops Close Game With Aubrey Friday at Bells Tournament

The Lady Cats Basketball Team lost a close game Friday (November 15) in the Silver Bracket of the Bells Invitational Tournament to Aubrey, 39-35. The game was tied 30-30 with just less than five minutes left to play. The Lady Chaps hit some key free throws down the stretch to eke out the win. The game was closely called with numerous fouls called on both teams. Despite missing some court time due to foul trouble, freshman Kenzie...

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PJC President and Staff Receive Texas Pathways Award in San Antonio
Nov15

PJC President and Staff Receive Texas Pathways Award in San Antonio

PJC-Sulphur Springs Center Public Information Services PJC wins top award from Texas Success Center Staff and faculty at Paris Junior College was surprised and elated to receive the Texas Pathways 2019 Excellence in Implementation and Scaling award from the Texas Success Center for the institution’s work in improving student success. This was the top award presented by the Texas Success Center, out of 50 community colleges, at...

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Miller Grove Volleyball Team Earns Another Trip to Regional Tournament
Nov14

Miller Grove Volleyball Team Earns Another Trip to Regional Tournament

Miller Grove Volleyball 2019 2020 team The Miller Grove Volleyball Team is headed to the Regional Tournament for the third year in a row. The Lady Hornets earned the trip with 3-0 win over Sulphur Bluff in a Regional Quarterfinal match in the Main Gym at Sulphur Springs High School Tuesday night (November 12). The score was 25-13, 25-19 and 25-14. Miller Grove went through district play with a perfect 14-0 record and improved their...

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Commissioners Court To Canvass Nov. 5 Votes At Special Friday Meeting
Nov14

Commissioners Court To Canvass Nov. 5 Votes At Special Friday Meeting

Miller Grove VFD Recognized, Houston-Rosemont Street Building Bid Selected At Previous Court Session Hopkins County Commissioners Court and Fire Chief Andy Endsley present a framed proclamation recognizing Miller Grove VFD to Ray Sparks, MGVFD captain/treasurer. Hopkins County Commissioners Court have scheduled a special session Friday morning primarily to canvass the votes from the Nov. 5, Constitutional Amendment Election. The...

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Lady Cats Basketball Wins First Game of Season as They Split Two Games in Bells Tourney
Nov14

Lady Cats Basketball Wins First Game of Season as They Split Two Games in Bells Tourney

The Lady Cats Basketball Team won their first game of the season in dramatic fashion as Lady Cat Nylah Lindley rebounded a missed shot and hit a follow shot that just beat the buzzer to give the Lady Cats a 58-57 win over Cooper in a Bells Invitational Tournament game Thursday (November 14). Cooper had taken the lead in the last minute before Lindley’s heroics. The Lady Cats win spoiled a nice Cooper comeback. The Lady Cats...

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SSISD Receives Superior Financial Rating
Nov13

SSISD Receives Superior Financial Rating

Proposal Selected For 8 HVAC Replacement Units Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees heard a number of reports from school personnel and students and were asked to consider a few items, including bids for half a dozen HVAC systems. SSISD Business Manager Sherry McGraw at the Nov. 11 meeting cnoducted a public meeting regarding the district’s 2019 Financial Accountability Rating. McGraw explained that the...

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Wildcats Basketball is Better At Second Scrimmage Tuesday Night
Nov13

Wildcats Basketball is Better At Second Scrimmage Tuesday Night

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta said the Wildcats played much better at a scrimmage Tuesday night (November 12) than they did on Saturday. The Wildcats scrimmaged Mesquite Poteet and Tyler Lee at Mesquite Poteet Tuesday evening. Coach Cipoletta said the Wildcats did not appear to be having fun on Saturday. He said he knows the team has a target on their back and will get everyone’s best shot but he said the team did...

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Two Basketball Wildcats Sign Letters of Intent: Hall to IUPUI and Kahn to DBU
Nov13

Two Basketball Wildcats Sign Letters of Intent: Hall to IUPUI and Kahn to DBU

Two Wildcats Basketball seniors signed letters of intent to play college ball Wednesday morning (November 13) in the Main Gym at Sulphur Springs before a big crowd of students, friends and family. 6-foot-5 forward and guard Cameron Kahn signed to play at Dallas Baptist University. Kahn said DBU began to follow him through his AAU basketball playing. He said the religious school would allow him to follow his faith and help him be a...

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