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David Woody (front right) directs “the horde” during Community Players auditions for The Neverending Story Wednesday evening. The family-friendly play opens Oct.

Sulphur Springs High School kicks off first day

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Sulphur Springs High School kicked off its nontraditional first day of the 2019-2020 school year with a Back to School Bash at the SSISD Auditorium Tuesday morning.

Fire destroys 5 acres

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A fire at County Road 2426 and Farm Road 269 south destroyed as much as 5 acres of grassland. Twelve 911 calls were placed about the fire, according to Hopkins County dispatch.

Back to School

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Students (from left) Tyler Dracos, Kaydence Poe and Kinley Colfax lead Cumby Elementary with Doug Wicks, principal, in pledges to the American and Texas flags on Wednesday, the first day of the 201

Sheriff: Como VFD chief, secretary arrested

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Como fire chief Darren Harris and former Como chief Roy Darby were arrested on charges of theft of property, according to Hopkins County Sheriff's Office records. 

Senior Center to sponsor animal shelter food drive

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It’s chow time at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center—animal chow, that is. Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 3, the Center will be sponsoring a food drive to benefit the Sulphur Springs

Fortune favors the bold

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Luck: defined as success brought on by chance. According to Sulphur Springs Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) member Doug Moore, EDC’s Executive Director Roger Feagley has been very lucky

Fall into annual festival

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Crisp oak leaves, high school football and hot apple cider; fall is here and it is time once again for Hopkins County’s annual Fall Festival. The Fall Festival kicks off
David Woody (front right) directs “the horde” during Community Players auditions for The Neverending Story Wednesday evening. The family-friendly play opens Oct. 18 at Main Street Theatre, 225 Main St. in Sulphur Springs. Staff photo by Jillian Smith

The Arts

David Woody (front right) directs “the horde” during Community Players auditions for The Neverending Story Wednesday evening. The family-friendly play opens Oct. 18 at Main Street Theatre, 225 Main St. in Sulphur Springs.

La Shey Almager

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La Shey Almager (left) of Sulphur Springs brought her son, Logan, and his cars along to register for classes at the Paris Junior  ollege-Sulphur Springs Center.

Blotter Briefs

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Yantis man arrested on burglary charge Justin Tyler Strahan, 20, of Yantis was arrested at a residence on State Highway 154 south Wednesday night on a charge of burglary of

L-E downs Wildcats

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TEXARKANA — The Sulphur Springs Wildcats came up short on the scoreboard in three quarters of timed game situations in Thursday’s road competition against Liberty-Eylau. The scrimmage was the final

Trojans, Eagles close out grid scrimmages

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Cumby and Como-Pickton closed out football scrimmage action on the road Thursday night. CUMBY TROJANS The Trojans battled at Quinlan Thursday, scoring several times on offense and playing tough defense.

Lions picked 5th in LSC

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RICHARDSON– The Texas A&M University-Commerce e soccer team has been predicted to finish fifth in the annual Lone Star Conference women’s soccer preseason poll. The poll as well as the

It’s a jungle out there

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Six weeks of hard work went on display Friday as the 2019 Children’s Theatre Workshop production of Rudyard Kipling’s “The Jungle Book” opened. This year’s musical production boasts a group

Save $1,000 on expenses

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A number of years ago, I met Kathryn and Galen. They’d won a contest sponsored by Woman’s Day magazine. The prize? A money makeover and financial coaching with ... me!

Friendship fears

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Dear Annie: I’m heading to college next year and am scared of making new friends. While I have don’t have trouble talking to new people or getting along with most

Celebrations, expansions load up for fall season

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The 50th anniversary of Stew Contest will be here before we know it! Cooks have begun reserving their spots, and it’s going to be quite a celebration. Just so you

Earlene Alexander Reynolds

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Earlene Alexander Reynolds went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019 in Cooper, Texas. Earlene was born Feb. 2, 1941, to William and Margaret Alexander in

Dorothy Peterson Houghton

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Dorothy Peterson Houghton died Aug. 19, 2019. She was 84 years old. Dorothy was known for her love for her husband, Bill, her love for her family and her love

Flo Ree Bramlett

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Graveside services for Flo Ree Bramlett, 90, of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23, 2019 at Cumby City Cemetery with Rev. Deidre Maples officiating. There