Sulphur Bluff Homecoming

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Sulphur Bluff ISD held its Homecoming Friday night after two victories over Bloomburg. The left pair of Antwon Brookins and Madilyn Collett won Prince and Princess, the middle pair of Shane Johnson and Trinity Roberts won King and Queen and the right pair of Jonah Foley and Alice Bondurant won Duke and Duchess. See more photos on page 2. Staff photo by Todd Kleiboer

Hundley named interim Cumby police chief

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After more than two hours of discussion in executive session, the Cumby City Council moved to demote police chief Paul Robertson to lieutenant and to promote Jeff Hundley to interim chief for a six-month period.

Miller Grove Homecoming

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Left: Jorja Bessonett and Kobe Robertson were named the Miller Grove Homecoming Queen and King Friday night. Right: Isaiah Billingsley and Jolee Fox, the left pair, were second runners-up, and Lauren Bullard and Matt Brignon, the right pair, were first runners-up for Homecoming royalty Friday night.

$750K project in the works

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A $750,000 sewer project at Saputo is the next big step in Sulphur Springs’ capital improvement plan and is totally grant-funded by the Texas Department of Agriculture, reported city manager Marc Maxwell to the city council Tuesday night.

First Baby of 2021

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Isabella Nessie Velasco was born to Marcella, 24, and Francisco, 27, Velasco of Sulphur Springs at 12:26 a.m. Jan. 1 at Christus Mother Frances Hospital in Sulphur Springs. Isabella weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was one week early, and she has five other siblings ages 7, 6, 4, 2 and 1. CORRECTION: In the print edition of the Jan. 6 News-Telegram, Marcella's age was incorrectly listed as 20. Her correct age is 24. The News-Telegram regrets the error.
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Sulphur Bluff Homecoming

Sulphur Bluff Homecoming Sulphur Bluff ISD held its Homecoming Friday night after two victories over Bloomburg. The left pair of Antwon Brookins and Madilyn Collett won Prince and Princess, the middle pair of Shane Johnson and Trinity Roberts won King and Queen and the right pair of Jonah Foley and Alice Bondurant won Duke and Duchess. See more photos on page 2. Staff photo by Todd Kleiboer
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Staff photos by Todd Kleiboer
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