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‘The Progressive City: History of Downtown Sulphur Springs 1914’ Now Available at HCGS Library

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‘The Progressive City: History of Downtown Sulphur Springs 1914’ Now Available at HCGS Library

The officers and members of the Hopkins County Genealogical Society are thrilled to announce the much-anticipated book, “The Progressive City – History of Downtown Sulphur Springs 1914” has now been published and is ready to get into the hands of readers and collectors. The book is the culmination of five years of research, compiled by Shirley Lunceford Patchen. This book contains incredible history about the town of Sulphur Springs and the people that lived here during the historic early part of the twentieth century. It contains...

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Saltillo ISD Announces Top Students of 8th Grade Class

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Saltillo ISD Announces Top Students of 8th Grade Class

Cristian Trejo, Valedictorian Cristian Trejo is the Valedictorian of the 8th Grade Class of 2020 at Saltillo ISD. He is the son of Fransisca Trejo and Ramiro Moreno. Cristian’s favorite subjects are Math and Science, and he enjoys playing basketball. During the 2019/2020 school year, he earned 1st Place in UIL Chess, Math and Number Sense, and Maintained the 3rd highest average in Math. He also earned a position on the UIL 2nd Place Team in Maps, Charts and Graphs. During the year, he also earned several medals in Cross Country....

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Young Cancer Patient Gets a Memorable Trip Home with Large Motorcycle Escort

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Young Cancer Patient Gets a Memorable Trip Home with Large Motorcycle Escort

About 300 motorcycle riders from across North Texas showed up in Sulphur Springs to serve as an impromptu “escort” for a young cancer survivor heading home from Children’s Hospital, Dallas on Sunday May 23, 2020. The child’s dad had placed a post on Facebook, asking if anyone would like to ride along with them on May 23, and expected only a few friends if any, because of a forecast of rain. A surprise awaited them in Sulphur Springs! Caston Stewart with his mom Emily Two-year-old Caston Stewart has been undergoing...

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The Independence Concert, Fireworks Set on Celebration Plaza Saturday September 5!

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The Independence Concert, Fireworks Set on Celebration Plaza Saturday September 5!

L. to R. Sharla Campbell, Symphony League Treasurer and Linda Galligher, League President The news is out and it’s flag-waving news! The annual Independence Concert and Fireworks, put on by the Sulphur Springs Symphony League, will be held in 2020. The will be staged in the usual grand style on Celebration Plaza on Saturday September 5, 2020 during the Labor Day weekend. First cancelled by COVID-19 restrictions from it’s initial June 27 date, League representatives came out with the exciting news during a KSST Good Morning Show...

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Relay For Life Format Will Be Modified To Honor, Keep Survivors Safe This Year

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Relay For Life Format Will Be Modified To Honor, Keep Survivors Safe This Year

This year’s Relay For Life format is being adapted in order to both honor and protect survivors as the community and world continues to employ health safety practices due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The format of the June 12 Relay For Life Tri-County Tx is being modified to honor survivors, while still keeping them and the community safe. “We are so sorry for the many changes this year, but we are trying to adapt to the situation while still honoring our survivors. We appreciate your understanding,” said Gina Giguere on behalf...

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Tira News — May 19, 2020

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Tira News — May 19, 2020

By Jan Vaughn Yvonne Weir reports, “Destri visited Wednesday and delivered a headboard she had made for me. Also, she recovered the seats on my dining room chairs. I got to enjoy Nico, while she did that for my Mother’s Day.” She adds, “We are trying to be careful not to get out much.” Tira City limit sign Janie Lewis said she’s just staying home, taking care of the yard, and “cooking way too much.” Our daughter and granddaughter, Tiffany and Jaidyn, came in on Mother’s Day weekend. Our grandson, Kenden, and his girlfriend, Emma, joined us...

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Daniela Santizo, Jenna Haney Top Graduates of 22 Students, Yantis Class of 2020

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Daniela Santizo, Jenna Haney Top Graduates of 22 Students, Yantis Class of 2020

Daniela Jackelyn Santizo Samayoa, Valedictorian Jenna Matte Haney, Salutatorian Twenty-two Yantis students will officially graduate as the Class of 2020 in a filmed ceremony led by Supt. Tracey Heffelrich and High School Principal Buddy Winstead. Valedictorian is Daniella Santizo and Salutatorian is Jenna Haney. Following a welcome address by Heffelrich, the Pledge of Allegiance by Dustin Santizo and the Invocation by Haley Sanchez, the graduates will be seen receiving their diplomas from Principal Winstead inside the Owls gym. The previously...

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EMS Week Appreciation Parade Planned May 20

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EMS Week Appreciation Parade Planned May 20

The week of May 17 – 23 has been designated EMS Week. It will be a time to show appreciation to the men and women who serve their community as Emergency Medical Services personnel. Local officials have an event planned for May 20, 2020. It will be an opportunity for those who would like to help recognize Hopkins County EMS. Hopkins County EMS ambulances In 1974, President Gerald Ford authorized National EMS Week to celebrate EMS practitioners and the important work they do in communities. President Donald Trump issued a May 16...

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National Peace Officers Memorial Day Observed

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National Peace Officers Memorial Day Observed

Firefighters and local elected officials joined local law enforcement officers, Hopkins County Marine Corps League and American Legion members Friday morning downtown as they observed National Peace Officers Memorial Day. National Peace Officers Memorial Day observance in Sulphur Springs on May 15, 2020 Held during National Police Week, National Peace Officers Memorial Day is a time to honor those law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. The holiday was created on October 1, 1961, when Congress authorized the president to...

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From the Director’s Notebook The Sulphur Springs Public Library is Open

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From the Director’s Notebook     The Sulphur Springs Public Library is Open

The Sulphur Springs Public Library is open!  We are so happy to be assisting the public again.  Please stop by, say Hello and get re-acquainted with your library.  The hours for May are Monday through Friday 10-6.  We will add our Thursday evening and Saturday morning hours in June. Children 0-13 -We have a great Summer Reading Program planned…online! It may take a little getting used to, but please give it a try.  Friend us on Facebook for announcements, download the ReadSquared app and register for the Sulphur...

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