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Welding Goes Well at PJC
Sep14

Welding Goes Well at PJC

SULPHUR SPRINGS — Welding Instructor John Plemons, left, inspects a student’s welding project at the PJC-Sulphur Springs Center Welding Shop. From left are Adrian Bannelos, Angel Cedilla and Cameron Fox observing. Social distancing is being practiced in all classrooms, like Instructor Plemons’s lecture shown above. Call PJC-Sulphur Springs Center Campus at 903-885-1232 for more information. Paris Junior College — located in...

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Captain Davis Philips Chapter Of DAR To Meet Sept. 11
Sep08

Captain Davis Philips Chapter Of DAR To Meet Sept. 11

The Captain David Philips Chapter Daughters of American Revolution will meet at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 11, at the Senior Citizens Center in Sulphur Springs. Associate member Charlotte Abbott will bring the program on insignia. Also, dues will be collected at this time. Any guests and all members are encouraged to attend. Social distancing will be upheld and mask-wearing is acceptable.

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Peggy Ann (Fowler) Cook
Aug30

Peggy Ann (Fowler) Cook

November 24, 1938 – August 29, 2021 (age 82) Peggy Ann (Fowler) Cook Peggy Cook, 82, formerly of Cumby, passed away in Rockwall, Texas on Sunday night, August 29, 2021.  Peggy was born on November 24,1938, in Chicota, Texas, the daughter of Doyle Sydney Fowler and Letia Mae Melton Fowler. She married Myron “Buddy” Cook on May 30, 1959. Peggy loved shopping and travelling, and enjoyed every...

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American Red Cross Local Volunteers Deploy to Support Hurricane Ida Relief Efforts
Aug28

American Red Cross Local Volunteers Deploy to Support Hurricane Ida Relief Efforts

American Red Cross Local Volunteers Deploy to Support Hurricane Ida Relief Efforts Additional volunteers needed to support hurricane season. PARIS, TX (August 28, 2021) — As Louisiana residents prepare for the landfall of Hurricane Ida on Sunday, August 29, the American Red Cross is continuing its own preparations. The Red Cross, in partnership with government and community partners, has mobilized hundreds of trained disaster...

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Lots Of Items Exempt From Tax Aug. 6-8, For Texas Back-to-School Sales Tax Weekend
Aug03

Lots Of Items Exempt From Tax Aug. 6-8, For Texas Back-to-School Sales Tax Weekend

If you have kids who will soon resume classes or maybe you just need to replenish your office supplies and basics wardrobe, it could pay to wait until this weekend to make purchases. Many school supplies, clothing, shoes and student backpacks not only will be on sale, but qualifying items valued at less than $100 are exempt from local and state sales taxes as well.  This year’s Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday begins Friday, Aug. 6,...

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Don Julian Retiring After 41 Years In Broadcasting
Jun25

Don Julian Retiring After 41 Years In Broadcasting

Community Invited To Join Julian’s KSST Family and Friends On Monday As They Celebrate The Sports Director Don Julian has turned in his microphone and press pass to enjoy life and games on his own schedule after more than 40 years in broadcasting, the last 15 of which have been as news and sports broadcaster for KSST/Channel 18. While he won’t be gracing the airwaves, retirement doesn’t mean Julian is giving up sports for good....

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Travel Tuesday: Universal Studios – Orlando
Jun08

Travel Tuesday: Universal Studios – Orlando

I missed posting a travel story last Tuesday, beause, well, I was traveling. For the first time in over a year, we finally took a trip, on a plane, and stayed at a hotel for four nights!! Now you probably have already guessed (by the headline) that we flew to Orlando and spent four days chasing a four-year-old around Universal Studios. Below are a few tips if you would like to visit Universal Studios. Flights We chose American...

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Hopkins County Volunteers Recognized For Service
Jun04

Hopkins County Volunteers Recognized For Service

The Retired Senior Volunteer Program recognized the volunteers from the Meal A Day Program and Genealogy Library for their service to the community and one Hopkins County individual’s volunteer work during the annual RSVP Banquet, held Thursday, June 3, 2021. The banquet, held at New Beginnings Fellowship, featured a barbecue meal provided by Phat Phil’s BBQ served by Hopkins County RSVP Board along side a healthy helping...

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A Special Day – Possibly New Traditions – For SSHS Seniors
May23

A Special Day – Possibly New Traditions – For SSHS Seniors

A formal commencement ceremony is scheduled next Friday evening to officially signal the end of the Sulphur Springs Class of 2021’s high school education. The Sulphur Springs senior class also enjoyed one last chance to hang out together as a class during Senior Shut-Out Friday. However, Sulphur Springs High School spent Thursday celebrating the 12th graders’ successes with honors and awards programs and activities all day...

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PJC Students Wishing to Walk Must Sign-Up for Time Slots
May06

PJC Students Wishing to Walk Must Sign-Up for Time Slots

PJC students planning to walk need to check assigned time slots Paris Junior College is holding a modified in-person Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 7 at Noyes Stadium. In order to maintain social distancing, students who applied to graduate by the April 19 deadline and plan to walk at graduation should have received an email giving them an assigned time slot.  “Students who applied to graduate by the deadline have been assigned...

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