No bridge over troubled waters

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During the wet spring of May 2018, Emblem resident Marna Martinez noticed a prodigious stench emerging from the forest near her house. In Martinez’s best approximation, it smelled “horrible …

‘Oh, say can you see ...’

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Sulphur Springs students line up at Friday night’s football game at Gerald Prim Stadium before lining up on the field to participate in a patriotic tableau with the Sulphur Springs High School marc

Area schools show support after Reed, Ivey accident

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After the tragic deaths last week of Sandy Reed and Keesha Ivey, two Sulphur Springs residents killed in a traffic accident following last Friday’s football game, the community has pulled

Ag in the Classroom

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Jessica Taylor, Hopkins County AgriLife Extension assistant agent, holds a chicken for Cooper Independent School District elementary students to pet during Ag ...

And the crowns go to ...

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Homecoming Crowns

Right: Como-Pickton Homecoming Queen Carol Nabors was crowned before the game against Trenton Friday. Her father, Ronnie, stands alongside her.

Helping find your roots

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MOUNT VERNON — The Hopkins County and Franklin County Genealogical Societies will host a live webinar at the FCGS building at 110 Main St. in Mount Vernon Friday as part

And the jam goes on: 2nd Texafied wows

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The sounds of the bass, keyboards, and even the steel guitar floated over the fences of Heritage Park in Sulphur Springs, as 17 bands took the stage over the course
Drone footage of the flooded State Highway 71 bridge taken April 2019. Courtesy/Marna Martinez

No bridge over troubled waters

During the wet spring of May 2018, Emblem resident Marna Martinez noticed a prodigious stench emerging from the forest near her house. In Martinez’s best approximation, it smelled “horrible …
Jason Beck, son of Kim and Lee Beck, rode out Typhoon Hagibis and an earthquake last week while stationed at the Naval Base in Japan. He said there is some
Tim is approximately 1 year old, and he loves affection and is full of energy. Tim will need a lot of toys, love, patience and some training to fit your…
Community members once again demonstrated how much they “C.A.R.E.” at Saturday’s first Walk ’n’ Roll for Disability Awareness at Celebration Plaza. The event…
Cross Country BIRTHRIGHT — The Como-Pickton varsity girls cross country team finished second in the Oct. 9 district meet held at North Hopkins High School.…
Sulphur Springs | Volleyball ROYSE CITY — The Lady Cats took a district loss on the road Tuesday falling to Royse City, 3-2. The Lady Bulldogs won by scores…
Sulphur Springs | Football The Sulphur Springs Wildcats are looking to bounce back from a district loss as they trek to Corsicana. The Wildcats fell to 1-54…
Advice | Ask Annie Dear Annie: My son was married eight months ago and now lives on the other side of the country. During their courtship, engagement and…
Advice | Everyday Cheapskate Do you know what I love? Walking into my supermarket the day after Thanksgiving and hearing the best Christmas music ever. Yeah!…
CHRISTUS Report CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Sulphur Springs is excited about all of the ways we continue to expand our services to the local community…
After braving years of illness, Tommy C. Turner, 67, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at Hunt Regional Medical Center in Greenville. He was born Oct. 1,…
Brenda Joyce Kelly died Oct. 10, 2019. She was born Feb. 7, 1956 to Vernell Kelly and Hugh Dot Thomas in Dallas, Texas. Services will be held Saturday, Oct.…
Funeral services for Sam Porter Jr., 77, of Sulphur Springs, will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019 at Morning Chapel Missionary Baptist Church.…
As any reader can attest, a good story can transport someone to another world. Such is the case with the latest production at the Main Street Theater, “The…