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SSISD Trustees To Consider Hiring Athletic Director, Terminating SSMS Employee Jan. 24
Jan24

SSISD Trustees To Consider Hiring Athletic Director, Terminating SSMS Employee Jan. 24

Sulphur Springs ISD will hold a special meeting tonight (Monday, Jan. 24,) to consider a number personnel matters. SSISD logo In an executive session, the board is slated to discuss and consider hiring an athletic director/head football coach. Afterward, during the action items portion of the 6 p.m. meeting, the trustees will be asked to consider approving a resolution for wage payments during emergency school closings, including the...

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Middle School Students Face Charges In Connection With Alleged Sulphur Springs ISD Bus Incident
Jan21

Middle School Students Face Charges In Connection With Alleged Sulphur Springs ISD Bus Incident

SSISD Administration: Bus Driver, Monitor Are No Longer With District Following Jan. 8 Incident An incident on a school bus on Jan. 8 allegedly resulted in middle school students being injured by other students, and the bus driver and monitor are no longer in the employ of Sulphur Springs ISD, according to a release from the superintendent’s office Friday afternoon, Jan. 21, 2022. “In addition to disciplinary measures...

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Friday Game Day Has Both Basketball, Soccer Teams Plus Team Tennis on Deck
Jan21

Friday Game Day Has Both Basketball, Soccer Teams Plus Team Tennis on Deck

Friday, Jan. 21 is a busy one for Sulphur Springs sports. Five teams are on deck today and ready for action. Team Tennis had an early start on Friday, Jan. 21 in Hallsville in the Bobcat tournament. Contests began on this Friday game day at 8 A.M. in Hallsville. Today’s tournament contains the first contests for Coach Tony Martinez’s program in their spring 2022 season. They no doubt hope to get their spring season off on...

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Paris Junior College Sulphur Springs Center Music Instructor Richard Shanks Introduces Students
Jan20

Paris Junior College Sulphur Springs Center Music Instructor Richard Shanks Introduces Students

PJC-Sulphur Springs Center Music Instructor Richard Shanks introduces students in his spring semester class to a variety of musical instruments. The students, from left, are Amber Stribling, Jesilyn Kelley, Ofelia Cabrera, Brisevda Rodriquez and Andrew Simon. Paris Junior College Sulphur Springs band class Center Music Instructor Richard Shanks introduces students

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Both Soccer Squads Up On Thursday Game Day
Jan20

Both Soccer Squads Up On Thursday Game Day

Both soccer teams begin their final tournaments of their winter seasons. Wildcats soccer have their first day of action in Terrell for the Winter classic. Thursday, Jan. 20 has Coach Alexi Upton’s squad on the pitch at 9:30 A.M. taking on Kilgore. Men’s soccer has two more games in the winter tournament, on Friday, Jan. 21 versus Paris at 2 P.M. and wrap up against Sunnyvale on Saturday, Jan. 22 at 12:30 P.M. Sulphur...

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Donating To Veterans Memorial
Jan19

Donating To Veterans Memorial

Pictured, right to left, are Danny Davis, Hopkins County Treasurer/Veterans Services Officer; Brad Johnson, Beau Bankston and Kevin Perez, Ag Mechanic students; and JT Luper, SSHS Ag Mechanics Instructor This “Wall That Heals” bench was donated to the Hopkins County Veterans Memorial by Northeast Texas Farmers Co-op Wednesday afternoon. This bench was made by the SSHS Ag Mechanics class for the SSHS FFA Auction held last fall and...

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Lady Cats Basketball Loses at Home to Mount Pleasant, 69-18
Jan19

Lady Cats Basketball Loses at Home to Mount Pleasant, 69-18

Women’s basketball had a tough time against Mount Pleasant, falling to the Lady Tigers 69-18 on Tuesday, Jan. 18. Mount Pleasant full court-pressed the Lady Cats from the opening jump and Sulphur Springs did not respond well, scoring four points in the first as Coach Delley’s squad trailed 21-4 heading in to the second quarter. Scoring opened in the second for the women’s basketball team, putting up 11 points against...

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Candidate Filing Now Open For May 7 Sulphur Springs City Council, Sulphur Springs ISD & Yantis ISD School Board Elections
Jan19

Candidate Filing Now Open For May 7 Sulphur Springs City Council, Sulphur Springs ISD & Yantis ISD School Board Elections

All 3 Incumbents Seeking Reelection To Sulphur Springs ISD Board Of Trustees Candidate filing for the May 7 school and municipal elections opened Wednesday morning and will continue during business hours through Feb. 18, 2022. Sulphur Springs ISD School Board All three incumbents — Craig Roberts, Leesa Toliver, John Prickette — filed candidate applications first thing Wednesday morning seeking reelection to their three...

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Cumby ISD Will Remain Closed Rest Of Week Due Staffing Shortages In Essential Areas Due To Illness
Jan19

Cumby ISD Will Remain Closed Rest Of Week Due Staffing Shortages In Essential Areas Due To Illness

Cumby ISD will remain closed the rest of the week due to continued staffing shortages in essential areas due to COVID and illnesses. Currently, classes are scheduled to resume at the usual time on Monday, Jan. 24, 2022. All extracurricular activities except varsity games have been canceled. Varsity will be played because they are district games and must be made up. The Wednesday and Friday games will be away. Saturday’s varsity...

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Tuesday Game Day Has Both Basketball Teams, Lady Cats Soccer in Action
Jan18

Tuesday Game Day Has Both Basketball Teams, Lady Cats Soccer in Action

Tuesday, Jan. 18 has three teams on deck; both basketball squads and women’s soccer on the road. Men’s soccer was originally set to be on deck as well at home, hosting Terrell, but that game was cancelled due to staff and squad depletions from COVID-19. Lady Cats soccer are the first team up in Tyler taking on the Lady Lions. Coach Aguayo’s squad looks to get back in the win column when they take on Tyler at 6 P.M....

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