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From the White House to Texas A&M University-Commerce: Alumnus Makes “Historic” Gift
Sep16

From the White House to Texas A&M University-Commerce: Alumnus Makes “Historic” Gift

COMMERCE, Texas — As a White House liaison for the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, Ted Crim was privileged to watch American history unfold from a front-row seat. Now, the Texas A&M University-Commerce alumnus will share his impactful life and career with the university through a bequest intention using both real estate and other personal property assets. A gift through a bequest is a simple and generous...

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Welding Class at the Paris Junior College Sulphur Springs Campus
Sep15

Welding Class at the Paris Junior College Sulphur Springs Campus

CHECKING WORK PJC-Sulphur Springs Center welding shop instructor John Plemons, right, checks out the metal arc welding job of student Nathan Brown completed in class. For information about welding classes or other workforce courses, call the Sulphur Springs campus at 903-885-1232. Paris Junior College Sulphur Springs weld Brown welding class at the Sulphur Springs campus

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Wildcats Cross Country Places Fifth at Hallsville Invitational
Sep15

Wildcats Cross Country Places Fifth at Hallsville Invitational

The Wildcats cross country team had a good day last Saturday. The Lady Cats got things going at 8 A.M. in Hallsville, followed by the Wildcats around 8:30 A.M. While the women’s team did not perform as well as the men did, two Lady Cats runners managed to medal at the competition. That means of about 100 runners participating in the women’s 5A and 6A 5K race, two Lady Cat runners from Sulphur Springs placed in the top-15....

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Get Ready for the Saltillo Community Homecoming Sunday October 10,2021
Sep15

Get Ready for the Saltillo Community Homecoming Sunday October 10,2021

The Saltillo Community Home Coming will be held in the Saltillo High school cafeteria. Those who are attending are asked to bring a covered dish. Tea and water will be provided. The Homecoming event will begin with coffee and visiting at 10:30 a.m.Lunch will start at 12:20 p.m.Following lunch, there will be a short program and the discussing of business, starting at 1:15 p.m.After the program everyone is free to visit with each other...

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Dike Property Owners Voice Opinions Regarding Planned Solar Facility, Property Rights, Incorporation
Sep14

Dike Property Owners Voice Opinions Regarding Planned Solar Facility, Property Rights, Incorporation

Nearly half of Monday morning’s Hopkins County Commissioners Court meeting revolved around planned solar projects in Hopkins County, especially the one greenlit for the Dike community. Dike property voice their opinions Monday morning regarding a planned solar farm in Dike, property rights and incorporation during public comments portion of the meeting. Dike property owner Michele Barnes Dike property owner Michele Barnes has...

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Lady Cats Volleyball Loses Five Set Thriller to Texas High
Sep14

Lady Cats Volleyball Loses Five Set Thriller to Texas High

The Lady Cats volleyball team fought all night long, but ultimately it was not enough as Texas High escaped the SSHS Main Gym with a 3-2 five set thrilling victory over Sulphur Springs. Tuesday’s district match was a back-and-forth affair all night long; each time a team would score a few points and claim momentum, the other team would strike back within reaching distance or tie the game up. There were 38 ties total in the...

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Lady Cats District Volleyball and Playoff Implicating Tennis Match on Deck For This Game Day Tuesday
Sep14

Lady Cats District Volleyball and Playoff Implicating Tennis Match on Deck For This Game Day Tuesday

The Sept. 13 edition of game day Tuesday brings Wildcats team tennis in a huge match and the Lady Cats volleyball team in their second district contest. Wildcats team tennis has been busy the last few weeks, playing in several tough matches. And while a number of them were losses to district foes, like Texas High and Longview, Coach Tony Martinez’s squad were able to win some matches against the aforementioned powerhouse tennis...

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Welding Goes Well at PJC
Sep14

Welding Goes Well at PJC

SULPHUR SPRINGS — Welding Instructor John Plemons, left, inspects a student’s welding project at the PJC-Sulphur Springs Center Welding Shop. From left are Adrian Bannelos, Angel Cedilla and Cameron Fox observing. Social distancing is being practiced in all classrooms, like Instructor Plemons’s lecture shown above. Call PJC-Sulphur Springs Center Campus at 903-885-1232 for more information. Paris Junior College — located in...

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Sulphur Springs High School 2021 Homecoming Nominees Named
Sep13

Sulphur Springs High School 2021 Homecoming Nominees Named

The Sulphur Springs High School kicked off the 2021 Homecoming week festivities Monday with recognition of the 11 Homecoming Queen nominees and a Marvelous superhero theme. Students across the district are encouraged to dress in the designated theme of the day. Sept. 13 was designated Marvel Monday. Students were encouraged to wear a superhero shirt or cape. Students and staff at SSHS as well as across the district donned got in on...

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Lady Cats Volleyball Sweeps Mount Pleasant Friday For First District Win
Sep10

Lady Cats Volleyball Sweeps Mount Pleasant Friday For First District Win

The Lady Cats volleyball team traveled out to Mt. Pleasant last night and left having swept the Tigers 3-0 in their first district contest of their fall 2021 season.  Coach Bailey Dorner’s squad has not only won their last three straight games, they have also won four of their last five as district play officially gets underway.  Now the volleyball team’s season record is 15-10. That momentum propelled them all the way to their...

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