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United Way $5,600 Closer To $165,000 Campaign Goal

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United Way $5,600 Closer To $165,000 Campaign Goal

Hopkins County United Way campaign worker collected $5,689.46 in campaign contributions and pledges, for a total of $41,410.54 of the $165,000 goal met so far. HCUW President Mike Jumper turned in four packets this week and reported he still has two donation packets out at local dentists offices and that for BackStory Brewer is still out too. Jumper reported Triple Crown Roofing, Miss Behavin’ (collected by another campaign worker), and Wayne Cooper Construction all met their goal. Freedom Realty was “just under 100 percent”...

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2019 NETBIO Cattleman’s Classic, Ribeye Round-Up A Success, Results

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2019 NETBIO Cattleman’s Classic, Ribeye Round-Up A Success, Results

Downtown was filled with people enjoying the NETBIO Cattleman’s Classic & Ribeye Round-Up Oct. 5, 2019. All 1,200 tickets sold out. Many stayed for the concert Saturday night. The 2019 NETBIO Cattleman’s Classic and Ribeye Round-Up was a huge hit Saturday, with thousands of people filling downtown to sample their picks from various contestants. The event offered 1,200 tickets and all were sold out by the start of the event. A drawing was held for a raffled item, 12 additional donated prizes, including a $15,000 gift card to...

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PJC Sulphur Springs News

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PJC Sulphur Springs News

Writing Exercise at PJC WRITING EXERCISE Dr. Ken Haley’s English 1302 class at the PJC-Sulphur Springs Center had a special assignment last week — writing an essay in class. These class members and others gathered in the computer lab to complete their narratives.

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SSISD Fine Arts Plans Tribute To National Anthem Before Oct. 11 Football Game

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SSISD Fine Arts Plans Tribute To National Anthem Before Oct. 11 Football Game

Fine Arts Barring a downpour, Sulphur Springs Independent School District Fine Arts Department will put on a special program before the Oct. 11 Wildcat football game in honor of the 130th anniversary of the first time the Star Spangled Banner was officially designated as the national anthem by the Naval Academy. All groups in the SSISD Fine Arts Department from elementary students on up will be taking part in the celebration. “Our goal is to have the entire stadium join us in singing the Star Spangled Banner. It may end up sounding like a...

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Central Baptist Church Announces Their Annual Pumpkin Patch Event October 12

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Central Baptist Church Announces Their Annual Pumpkin Patch Event October 12

Central Baptist Church Pumpkin Patch 2019

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Coach Owens Discusses First Win of Season and Tragedy on the Way Home on Coach’s Show

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Coach Owens Discusses First Win of Season and Tragedy on the Way Home on Coach’s Show

A sleep deprived Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens showed up to discuss his team’s district win at Forney Friday (October 4) as well as the tragedy on the way home on KSST and Cable Channel 18’s Saturday Morning Coach’s Show. Although school buses managed to avoid trouble, some cars following the buses home from Forney were involved in a fatal accident. Wildcat junior defensive end Kohlson Ivey’s mother and aunt were killed in a head on collision just outside of Canton on Highway 19 late Friday night. Two children...

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Lady Cats Volleyball Bested 3-1 at Greenville last Friday in District Play

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Lady Cats Volleyball Bested 3-1 at Greenville last Friday in District Play

For two sets Friday (October 4), the Lady Cats Volleyball Team was right in their district match at Greenville. Both teams had taken a set. The Lady Lions won set one 25-19 and the Lady Cats won set two 25-20. Playing at home, Greenville took set three, 25-17 and then outlasted the Lady Cats in a highly competitive set four, 26-24 for a 3-1 match win. Lady Cats Coach Bailey Dorner said the Lady Cats did not play too well. She said they played the first set like they never got off the bus. She said they bounced back to take the second set but...

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Wildcat Band Competes at Hot First Contest of Season at Mesquite Memorial Stadium Saturday

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Wildcat Band Competes at Hot First Contest of Season at Mesquite Memorial Stadium Saturday

The Wildcat Band got into contest season as they attended their first one at Mesquite Memorial Stadium this past Saturday (October 5). Band Director Spencer Emmert said Saturday was one of the hottest days he’s ever had at a marching contest. Emmert said his band members persevered through adversity. He noted that kids from some other bands fell out due to the heat during the competition. Emmert said the Wildcat Band got to perform in a stadium he hopes they return to for Area competition. He said Mesquite Memorial has swirling winds...

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Condition Of Children In Fatal Crash Reportedly ‘Much Improved’

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Condition Of Children In Fatal Crash Reportedly ‘Much Improved’

DPS: Crash Resulted From Pickup Swerving Into Opposite Lane, Striking 2 Vehicles Several fundraisers were held over the weekend and more are planned to assist the families of Sandy Cavanaugh Reed and Keesha Gibbs Ivey, who were killed in a three-vehicle crash while returning home from the football game versus Forney late Friday night. Crash information According to Texas Department of Public Safety reports, a vehicle swerving into the opposite lane of traffic resulted in a three-vehicle crash. Reed’s son Jacob and Ivey’s daughter...

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PJC Regents Learn Most Student Achievement Targets Being Met

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PJC Regents Learn Most Student Achievement Targets Being Met

The Paris Junior College Board of Regents learned that the majority of Student Achievement Targets, based on 2018 data, show largely good news. A requirement of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, the targets were originally set in 2015. “I feel pretty good about most of the targets,” said PJC President Dr. Pam Anglin. “We’ve got some work to do with students completing 30 college level credit hours in the first year.” PJC is doing well on students completing 15 hours in the...

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