Winnsboro Man Receives 2-Year Sentence On Controlled Substance Charge
May17

Winnsboro Man Receives 2-Year Sentence On Controlled Substance Charge

Christopher Evin Pyron AKA Chris Evin Pyron Jr. and Chris Ervin Pyron Jr. (HCSO jail photo) A 32-year-old Winnsboro man received a 2-year sentence on a controlled substance charge Monday afternoon, according to arrest and jail reports. Christopher Evin Pyron was scheduled to appear in the 8th Judicial District Court at 1:30 p.m. May 16, 2022, for a trial before the court on a motion to proceed on the April 4, 2019 possession of a...

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Griffin, Alberts Recognized As Top Miller Grove 8th Graders
May17

Griffin, Alberts Recognized As Top Miller Grove 8th Graders

Eli Griffin and Janie Alberts are recognized as the top Miller Grove 8th graders. Eli Griffin, MG 8th Grade 2022 valedictorian Eli Griffin has been named valedictorian of the 8th grade graduating class of 2022 with an overall grade point average of 92.4.  Eli is the son of Cyndi and Dean Williams and has one sibling: his Uncle Jeremy. As a Hornet athlete, Eli has competed in basketball, baseball, cross country, and track. He is also a...

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Krodle, Wheat Top Graduates At Cumby High School
May17

Krodle, Wheat Top Graduates At Cumby High School

Logan Krodle and Matthew Wheat have been named the top honor graduates of Cumby High School Senior Class of 2022. Logan Krodle is recognized during the Cumby Athletic and Awards Program as the Cumby High School Senior Class of 2022 Valedictorian. Logan Krodle, son of Brandon and Keri Krodle, earned the distinction of being this year’s valedictorian with a 4.0018 cumulative grade point average. Krodle has been a student at Cumby...

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SSMS 8th Grade Readers Meeting Reading Goals To Be Rewarded With Up-Close Look At Aircraft
May17

SSMS 8th Grade Readers Meeting Reading Goals To Be Rewarded With Up-Close Look At Aircraft

Pilots and aircraft enthusiasts will help reward Sulphur Springs Middle School 8th grade readers who met their reading goals with a trip to Sulphur Springs Municipal Airport to get an up-close look at aircraft Wednesday morning. SSMS 8th graders who met reading goals will be treated to an up-close look at airplanes at Sulphur Springs Municipal Airport Wednesday. Bryan Jacobs told 8th grade reading classes that if they met their...

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1 Reportedly Hit In Leg By Gunshot During Sunday Incident
May17

1 Reportedly Hit In Leg By Gunshot During Sunday Incident

Police Asking For Help Identifying Those Responsible Sulphur Springs Police Monday afternoon posted a request on social media asking for help identifying those responsible for a gunshot which hit one person in the leg. The incident is reported to have occurred around 1:25 a.m. May 15, in the area of Martin Luther King Drive and Pacific Park. Several groups of people were reported to be in the area. Several gunshots were reported to...

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FDA Authorizes EAU Of Pfizer COVID-19 Single-Dose Booster For Kids 5-11 Years Old
May17

FDA Authorizes EAU Of Pfizer COVID-19 Single-Dose Booster For Kids 5-11 Years Old

US FDA news release – Tuesday, May 17, 2022 Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration amended the emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, authorizing the use of a single booster dose for administration to individuals 5 through 11 years of age at least five months after completion of a primary series with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine.  “While it has largely been the case that...

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A Dozen Personnel Changes Approved For SSISD
May16

A Dozen Personnel Changes Approved For SSISD

Oath Administered To 3 Trustees Beginning New Term on School Board A dozen personnel changes were approved for Sulphur Springs ISD Monday afternoon. The oath of office was administered to the 3 trustees beginning a new term on the school board, then the board was reorganized with new slate of officers selected. Election Canvassing Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees acknowledged the results of the May 7, 2022, bond election. The...

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FDA Authorizes First COVID-19 Test Available Without Prescription That Also Detects Flu, RSV
May16

FDA Authorizes First COVID-19 Test Available Without Prescription That Also Detects Flu, RSV

The EUA Authorizes At-Home Sample Collection With Testing Performed In A Laboratory FDA NEWS RELEASE – Monday, May 16, 2022 Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the Labcorp Seasonal Respiratory Virus RT-PCR DTC Test for use without a prescription by individuals with symptoms of respiratory viral infection consistent with COVID-19. This product is the first direct-to-consumer (non-prescription) multi-analyte...

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Traffic Stop Results In Methamphetamine Arrest
May16

Traffic Stop Results In Methamphetamine Arrest

A traffic stop on Jefferson Street Saturday night resulted in one methamphetamine arrest. Perfecto Cumpian Jr. Sulphur Springs Police Cpl. Silas Whaley reported the driver of a Jeep Commander he stopped at 11:22 p.m. May 14, 2022, exhibited nervous behavior when contacted. The front seat passenger who owned the vehicle agreed to let Whaley and SSPD Officer Edward Jaime search the Jeep. Officers located a white baggy containing...

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Specific Gummy Varieties of SKITTLES, STARBURST, LIFE SAVERS Recalled
May16

Specific Gummy Varieties of SKITTLES, STARBURST, LIFE SAVERS Recalled

May 13, 2022 – Today, Mars Wrigley Confectionery US, LLC announced a voluntary recall of specific varieties of SKITTLES® Gummies, STARBURST® Gummies, and LIFE SAVERS® Gummies due to the potential presence of a very thin metal strand embedded in the gummies or loose in the bag. The company received reports from consumers alerting them to this matter but not aware of any illnesses to date. Products were manufactured by a third party and...

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