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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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20 Years Later, Hopkins County Remembers Emergency Service Personnel Killed In 9/11 Terrorist Attacks
Sep10

20 Years Later, Hopkins County Remembers Emergency Service Personnel Killed In 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

For the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States, local emergency responders held a service to honor the emergency responders who were killed Sept. 11, 2001, while responding to offer aid to those in the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. Hopkins County and Sulphur Springs Fire Departments, Hopkins County Emergency Medical Services personnel, Fire In Texas recruits, Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office,...

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Construction To Begin Monday At Main Street Theatre
Aug20

Construction To Begin Monday At Main Street Theatre

One of the longtime cultural fixtures just off Celebration Square will soon get a face lift. If all goes according to schedule construction will begin Monday. A rework of the front and back walls of Main Street Theater, which have deteriorated over time, is required. This repair project is necessary for the safety of patrons and passersby. This will assure Main Street Theater can continue bringing live theater arts to the local...

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Sabine River Authority Awards $20,000 Community Assistance Grant To Hopkins County
Aug05

Sabine River Authority Awards $20,000 Community Assistance Grant To Hopkins County

The Sabine River Authority of Texas Thursday afternoon awarded a $20,000 Community Assistance Grant to Hopkins County on Aug. 5. The funding, part of SRA’s Fiscal Year 2021 Economic Development Initiative, is the second CAP grant Hopkins County has received from SRA in the past 2 years. SRA also awarded $20,000 to the county for their efforts during the pipeline rupture at Turkey Creek on Oct. 3. The funds will be used to help...

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Community Generosity Allows Hopkins County United Way To Award An Additional $17,500 To Agencies
Jul07

Community Generosity Allows Hopkins County United Way To Award An Additional $17,500 To Agencies

The Hopkins County community’s generosity allowed United Way officers to award an additional $17,531.47 to 17 of the agencies that benefitted from the 2019-2020 campaign. All funds were contributions to the campaign co-chaired by Bill and Beverley Owens, which exceeded the year’s goal. A representative from the agencies allocated a portion of the excess funding received from the 2019-2020 campaign were invited to Hopkins...

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Independence Day Celebration A Big Hit
Jul05

Independence Day Celebration A Big Hit

Following more than a year sans regular observances and events, the 29th Annual Independence Day Celebration held appropriately on Celebration Plaza in Sulphur Springs was a big hit. Many brought lawn chairs and blankets for family and friends to enjoy the military march, concert and fireworks. Others enjoyed their meals al fresco at downtown restaurants, soaking in the festive spirit and music performed by Northeast Texas Symphony...

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HCHD Breaks Ground On New Headquarters, EMS Station
Jul01

HCHD Breaks Ground On New Headquarters, EMS Station

Hopkins County Hospital District and EMS broke ground Thursday morning at the site of what will become a new HCHD headquarters and EMS Station, marking what HCHD COO and EMS Director Brent Smith calls a milestone for Hopkins County EMS. Groundbreaking ceremony for a new Hopkins County Hospital District headquarters and EMS station to be constructed across Airport Road from the hospital and current EMS/HCHD facilty. Approximately 30-40...

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Senator Hall Gives Update On How Priorities, Bills Fared During 87th Legislative Session
Jun11

Senator Hall Gives Update On How Priorities, Bills Fared During 87th Legislative Session

Texas Senator Bob Hall Thursday evening in a town hall meeting at Hopkins County Courthouse gave n update on his involvement in the 87th Legislative session, including not only his office’s process regarding bills, the committees he serves on and priorities he took with him to the Regular Session, but how those bills and priorities fared. Hall then took questions from the audience of approximately 50 people in attendance in the...

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Moseley Announced As HCUW Campaign Chair
Jun09

Moseley Announced As HCUW Campaign Chair

Kristy Moseley Hopkins County United Way began Wednesday’s Board meeting by announcing Kristy Moseley as the 2021-22 HCUW Campaign Chair, and recognized the four new incoming board members. Mike Horne served as 2020-21 campaign chair and will now serve as 2021-22 HCUW Board president. Susan Berning continues to serve as executive director of the organization. Hopkins County United Way 2021-22 Campaign Chair Kristy Moseley and...

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SSHS Class Of 2021 Graduation
May29

SSHS Class Of 2021 Graduation

Sulphur Springs High School Class of 2021 wasted no time getting down to business at Friday night’s graduation inside Hopkins County Civic Center. The senior graduate candidates filed into the Arena in pairs, starting with honor graduates, as the band played “Pomp and Circumstance,” leaving two empty chairs in front of the stage, each draped in caps and gowns, a tangible tribute to their late beloved classmates...

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