'Be the Light'

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Roger Elliot of Copy Products, Inc. received the Citizen of the Year Award Thursday evening at the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce annual banquet held at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center. Lezley Brown, president and CEO of the Chamber, listens as Elliot gives a short speech. Staff photo by Jillian Smith

The Beat Goes On

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The music doesn’t stop when football season is over, Sulphur Springs High School Band Director Spencer Emmert said. In fact, he said, after marching season concludes, the work in the Wildcat Band is really just beginning.

$42M proposal prompts lawsuit drop

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Blacklands Railroad has officially dropped their lawsuit against the Northeast Texas Rural Rail Transportation District (NETEX) in the hopes pursuing a $42 million private investment deal from Sabine RailWerks presented to the group during their Thursday meeting.

Board discusses lockers, backpacks

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The Cumby ISD school board met regarding the school's spring schedule and locker availability, among other items at their Feb. 13 regular meeting.

Donations take financial stress out of prom season

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Friends & Formals is taking donations of dresses and tuxedos or suits to provide for prom season to students in need of formal attire, like this available blue dress in size 11/12. Courtesy Spring isn't far away, and that means that prom season is almost here.
A young man was killed in what is believed to be an accident yesterday, according to HCSO. 
The Sulphur Springs Police Department has identified a suspect in the February 5, 2020
The board of City Cemetery Society met Tuesday, Feb. 11 at Myra Wilson Chapel on the cemetery grounds.
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Leon Lino Traghella passed away peacefully Friday, Feb. 6, 2020 at his home in Grand Prairie, Texas. He was born Feb. 19, 1934 to Lino and Ida Piccioni…
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The 30th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration and social justice awards presentations drew a capacity crowd Monday evening at Morning Chapel…