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SSHS National Honor Society Induction planned Nov. 18

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SSHS National Honor Society Induction planned Nov. 18

Sulphur Springs High School, 1200 Connally St. The Sulphur Springs High School Annual National Honor Society Induction Ceremony will be held Monday, Nov. 18, at 6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.  Approximately 51 students will be inducted this year into the Gladys Alexander National Honor Society chapter. Students are chosen based on scholarship, service, leadership and character. All NHS members students are encouraged to participate in community service and extracurricular activities in order to be competitive in the college realm....

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Paris District Weekly Road Report for November 18

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Paris District Weekly Road Report for November 18

Paris — Here’s a look at work planned in the district during the week of Nov. 18, 2019. These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues. Motorists are advised to remain alert and pay special attention to all signs, barricades and traffic controls, and reduce their speed as they approach and travel through work zones. They should also avoid distractions such as cell phones, eating, drinking, or car audio or navigation systems. Sherman Area (Fannin, Grayson Counties)...

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Wildcats Basketball Team Opens the Regular Season Against Decatur Saturday in the Cowtown Showdown

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Wildcats Basketball Team Opens the Regular Season Against Decatur Saturday in the Cowtown Showdown

After two scrimmages against four teams, the Wildcats Basketball Team, ranked #5 in Class 5A, will open the 2019-2020 season Saturday (November 16) at 11 a.m. against Decatur, ranked #7 in Class 4A, in the Cowtown Showdown at North Crowley. Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta indicates the Decatur Eagles will present a good challenge for the Wildcats. Last year’s Wildcats had a 29-9 season record. They were district champions with a perfect 10-0 record in district play. The Wildcats won five playoff games and earned a trip to the...

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Lady Cats Basketball Team Drops Close Game With Aubrey Friday at Bells Tournament

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Lady Cats Basketball Team Drops Close Game With Aubrey Friday at Bells Tournament

The Lady Cats Basketball Team lost a close game Friday (November 15) in the Silver Bracket of the Bells Invitational Tournament to Aubrey, 39-35. The game was tied 30-30 with just less than five minutes left to play. The Lady Chaps hit some key free throws down the stretch to eke out the win. The game was closely called with numerous fouls called on both teams. Despite missing some court time due to foul trouble, freshman Kenzie Willis led the Lady Cats and all scorers in the game with 15 points including one three-point basket. Freshman...

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Miller Grove Volleyball Team Earns Another Trip to Regional Tournament

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Miller Grove Volleyball Team Earns Another Trip to Regional Tournament

Miller Grove Volleyball 2019 2020 team The Miller Grove Volleyball Team is headed to the Regional Tournament for the third year in a row. The Lady Hornets earned the trip with 3-0 win over Sulphur Bluff in a Regional Quarterfinal match in the Main Gym at Sulphur Springs High School Tuesday night (November 12). The score was 25-13, 25-19 and 25-14. Miller Grove went through district play with a perfect 14-0 record and improved their season record Tuesday to 29-13. Coach Ana Billingsley said her girls showed up ready to play. She said they hit...

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Lady Cats Basketball Wins First Game of Season as They Split Two Games in Bells Tourney

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Lady Cats Basketball Wins First Game of Season as They Split Two Games in Bells Tourney

The Lady Cats Basketball Team won their first game of the season in dramatic fashion as Lady Cat Nylah Lindley rebounded a missed shot and hit a follow shot that just beat the buzzer to give the Lady Cats a 58-57 win over Cooper in a Bells Invitational Tournament game Thursday (November 14). Cooper had taken the lead in the last minute before Lindley’s heroics. The Lady Cats win spoiled a nice Cooper comeback. The Lady Cats opened strong in the game and had a 21-9 first quarter lead. The Lady Cats expanded the lead to 17 at the half,...

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Fund Established To Help Alberts Family

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Fund Established To Help Alberts Family

Fundraisers have been announced to help Patti Alberts. A GoFundMe account has been set up to benefit the Alberts family of Sulphur Bluff. The Alberts family suffered a devastating loss. Not only was the family home destroyed by fire on Tuesday, Nov. 12, but Rick Alberts perished in the blaze as well, according to local officials. According to a press release issued Wednesday evening by Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office, “The family is staying at a local hotel in Sulphur Springs and funeral arrangements are pending.” The posted...

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Chamber Connection – Nov. 14, 2019

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Chamber Connection – Nov. 14, 2019

By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce I’m excited to let you know that we have begun work on the 2020 Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Directory. We distribute over 7,000 of these directories to visitors, relocation hopefuls, and even hometown heroes who are interested in learning more about our local businesses. They include historical information as well all things to the see and do in Hopkins County. The best part is, they include an alphabetical and categorical listing of your business....

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Wildcats Basketball is Better At Second Scrimmage Tuesday Night

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Wildcats Basketball is Better At Second Scrimmage Tuesday Night

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta said the Wildcats played much better at a scrimmage Tuesday night (November 12) than they did on Saturday. The Wildcats scrimmaged Mesquite Poteet and Tyler Lee at Mesquite Poteet Tuesday evening. Coach Cipoletta said the Wildcats did not appear to be having fun on Saturday. He said he knows the team has a target on their back and will get everyone’s best shot but he said the team did not seem to handle that Saturday. He added some team members seemed to take it personally when things did not go...

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Two Basketball Wildcats Sign Letters of Intent: Hall to IUPUI and Kahn to DBU

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Two Basketball Wildcats Sign Letters of Intent: Hall to IUPUI and Kahn to DBU

Two Wildcats Basketball seniors signed letters of intent to play college ball Wednesday morning (November 13) in the Main Gym at Sulphur Springs before a big crowd of students, friends and family. 6-foot-5 forward and guard Cameron Kahn signed to play at Dallas Baptist University. Kahn said DBU began to follow him through his AAU basketball playing. He said the religious school would allow him to follow his faith and help him be a better man. Kahn said DBU has started the season 2-0. He said they play well together, love the game, communicate...

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