New member sworn in for board

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A new member was sworn in and audit findings were heard among other items at last Thursday's Sulphur Bluff ISD board meeting which also honored outgoing member John Vance for 10 years of service. “Mr.

Blue Santa toy drive Nov. 30, Dec. 1

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This year’s Blue Santa toy drive will be held Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Walmart parking lot. Families in need of assistance with gifts for children ages 1-16 can sign up through CANHelp’s website, www.canhelponline.org, until Dec. 4. Proof of identity, Hopkins County residency and income is required.

Wildcat band advances to area

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The Sulphur Springs Wildcat band wowed the audience and UIL judges to earn all first division ratings for their performance of 'Paris Sketches' during the regional UIL marching band competition held at Gerald Prim Stadium Tuesday.

E. A. Junell marks 100th birthday

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Top left: E. A. Junell’s nieces Judy Gillis, left, and Janet Jordan, right, helped to organize the afternoon celebration. Junell is their only living uncle, Gillis said, and she added he “has so many friends and coworkers that love him.”

Honoring the brave

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The Hopkins County Marine Corps League Detachment 1357 (right, in red) and Hopkins County Military Coalition (left, in black) prepare for the Veteran’s Day presidential proclamation with the playing of taps by MCL member Camilo Perez.
The year 2020 has been a difficult time for Hopkins, with the COVID-19 virus and its financial impacts sweeping the county’s approximately 30,000 residents. However, although citizens struggle, they…
COVID-19 numbers are on the rise as the hospital creates additional space for hospitalized patients and nursing home deaths are on the rise, yet the county will be given less information than before…
Hopkins County again posted the best unemployment numbers in the Northeast Texas region for fall 2020, although leaders are pushing trade jobs as the numbers are worse than last year’s.  At 4.8%,…

New member sworn in for board

New member sworn in for board A new member was sworn in and audit findings were heard among other items at last Thursday's Sulphur Bluff ISD board meeting which also honored outgoing member John Vance for 10 years of service. “Mr.
When was the last time you stopped to gaze into the heavens at night? For most Americans, the once common activity is now no more than a distant cultural…
The Captain David Philips Chapter of the Daughters of American Revolution met Nov. 14 at the Gafford Chapel United Methodist Church with Regent Marynell Bryant…
Monday—Not available Tuesday—Breakfast: Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch: Steak fingers, cream potatoes, gravy, roll and green beans.
The All-District volleyball awards for District 18-2A were recently announced, with a number of country athletes being awarded. North Hopkins’ Raylee Mathis…
DALLAS - The Sulphur Springs Wildcats traveled to Dallas Tuesday to face Dallas Lincoln. The Wildcats were looking to pick up a win after dropping a pair of…
ROYSE CITY - The Sulphur Springs Lady Cats traveled to Royse City Tuesday to face North Forney in the area round of the playoffs. The Lady Cats got to the area…
Sam Houston was so badly shaken by the Nov. 30, 1837 death of Deaf Smith, the famed San Jacinto scout, that he took a month-long leave of absence from the…
Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! 2020 has been a year for the history books, and now… here we sit preparing for Thanksgiving Day! The Friday after Thanksgiving is…
CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Sulphur Springs has ONE mission: To Extend the Health Ministry of Jesus Christ. We would like to wish you a very Happy…
Memorial service for William “Ryan” Miller, 29, of Yantis, will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020 at Community Bible Fellowship Church with Rev. Paul…
Last Saturday, Butch McIllwain, took his last earthly breath and woke in the presence of his Lord, surrounded by all his beloved family and friends in heaven…
Michael Wess Jordan, 73, of Mt. Vernon, Texas, passed away on Nov. 23, 2020. Michael is survived by his wife Janet of 49 years; son Josh Jordan and his wife…
Staff photos by Todd Kleiboer
Bishop Nelson Gatlin of Mitchell Chapel Church of God in Christ has left his mark on the Sulphur Springs community who thanked him and his wife First Lady…