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Jim McLeroy Celebrated For 30 Years Of Service As City Attorney
Dec30

Jim McLeroy Celebrated For 30 Years Of Service As City Attorney

Longtime Sulphur Springs City Attorney Jim McLeroy was celebrated for his 30 years of service to the City of Sulphur Springs at a retirement reception Wednesday evening at The Venue. Jim McLeroy, retiring city attorney McLeroy notified city officials earlier in the year of his plans to retire at the end of 2021, giving city officials time to find a replacement, and time for him to work with that individual for a few months to make the...

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Hopkins County Dug Deep In To Help Those In Need Through 2021 United Way Contributions
Dec08

Hopkins County Dug Deep In To Help Those In Need Through 2021 United Way Contributions

The Hopkins County community is known for it’s generosity. This year, however, Hopkins County dug deep and, in the process, set a new record of more than $211,800 donated to the 2021 United Way campaign to assist those in need, and to provide cultural and developmental enrichment opportunities in the community. When the last weekly campaign workers meeting was held on Nov. 9, Hopkins County United Way had received $185,952.15 in...

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Sulphur Springs Lit Up In Holiday Merriment During Friday’s Christmas Tree Lighting, Parade
Dec04

Sulphur Springs Lit Up In Holiday Merriment During Friday’s Christmas Tree Lighting, Parade

Families and community members gathered downtown Friday night for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting. Over the next hour, people continued to arrive in pairs, trios, groups and singles, to finish packing Celebration Plaza and along the 15th Annual Lions Club Lighted Christmas Parade route. Sulphur Springs Christmas Tree Lighting and 15th Annual Lions Club Lighted Christmas Parade Visitors to downtown were able to shop at local...

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2021 Veterans Day Oberservance Downtown
Nov11

2021 Veterans Day Oberservance Downtown

Hopkins County Marine Corps League along with the Military Coaltion and veterans took part in a Veterans Day service Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021, on the downtown plaza. Veterans Day observance in downtown Sulphur Springs Nov. 11, 2021 History of Veterans Day Veterans Day commemorates the armistice signed between the Allies and Germany for the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front of World War I, which took effect at 11 a.m., the...

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SSHS Wildcat Threatre’s 2021 Fall Production, The SpongeBob Musical, Debuts Nov. 11
Nov10

SSHS Wildcat Threatre’s 2021 Fall Production, The SpongeBob Musical, Debuts Nov. 11

The Sulphur Springs High School Wildcat Theatre will present the critically-acclaimed, Tony award-winning “The SpongeBob Musical” at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 and Nov. 13, and a 2 p.m. matinee on Nov. 14, at the SSHS Auditorium (at Hopkins County Regional Civic Center.) Sulphur Springs Elementary and High School will get a preview of Act 1 of the play Friday, a little taste of to whet the appetite for the full program offered two...

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Hopkins County United Way Within $40,000 Of Goal, With 1 Week To Go In 2021-22 Campaign
Nov04

Hopkins County United Way Within $40,000 Of Goal, With 1 Week To Go In 2021-22 Campaign

Hopkins County United Way 2021-22 campaign workers received another $25,158.42 in campaign donations and pledges over the last week, increasing the total collected after the fifth week of the campaign to $110,441.57. That’s leaves a little over $39,500 still to go if HCU to meet the $150,000 campaign goal to benefit 18 local non-profits. HCUW Campaign Chair Kristy Moseley encourages those who still have donation packets out, to...

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School Sign Unveiled Saturday At Rowena Johnson Primary
Oct18

School Sign Unveiled Saturday At Rowena Johnson Primary

Community members, former students, staff and family gathered Saturday evening, Oct. 16, 2021, for a short unveiling ceremony marking the official name change of the Church Street school campus from Lamar Primary to Rowena Johnson Primary, in honor of the late educator who dedicated 50 years of her life to educating Sulphur Springs school children. Oct. 16, 2021, unveiling of the new sign officially designating 825 Church St. as...

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$24,639 Collected During First Week Of 2021 HCUW Campaign
Oct05

$24,639 Collected During First Week Of 2021 HCUW Campaign

A total of $24,639 of the $150,000 goal was collected during the first official week of the 2021 Hopkins County United Way campaign. Hopkins County United Way Oct. 15, 2021, the first weekly campaign report meeting Although only half a dozen were able to stay for the entire meeting, several HCUW campaign workers stopped by before or sent the donation packets they’d collected with other volunteers to the first campaign report...

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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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