Rachel Bramlett crowned queen

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Rachel Bramlett, the 17-year-old daughter of Mark and Brenda Pope, was crowned Dairy Festival queen at Saturday evening’s pageant. She wowed the audience and judges alike with her rendition of

Honored for their service

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Hopkins County paid tribute to its military veterans Thursday in an Honor Flight send-off ceremony at the courthouse. Two local veterans joined 40 fellow veterans from World War II to

Korra Darden happily shows off her drawing

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Korra Darden happily shows off her drawing of an egg in progress. Korra participated in the first session of AgriLife’s health and wellness kids camp this week, where kids learned

Farmer’s Co-Op turns 80

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The Northeast Texas Farmers Co-Op hosted its 80th annual stockholders meeting Thursday, to discuss the highs and lows that come with a life and career in agriculture. With 226 members

Iconic Budweiser Clydesdales

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Max, at about 18 hands high, with one of his handlers, Josh Manternach, is one of the team of eight Clydesdale horses that will be pulling Budweiser’s 8,000-pound, 1903 Studebaker

Whipped! champions named

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The second annual Whipped! Challenge kicked off Saturday morning at Heritage Park with six teams competing, including last year’s defending champion Butter Chaos. The teams included: Butter Chaos, a team

Los Mochis brings classic Tex-Mex to downtown

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Local Tex-Mex food enthusiasts will be happy to welcome a familiar name back to Sulphur Springs this week. Los Mochis Tex-Mex will celebrate their grand opening at 11 a.m. Friday,
Newly-crowned Rachel Bramlett (center) beams after being crowned 2019 Dairy Festival Queen at Saturday’s pageant. From left: Katey Brown, third runner-up; Bramlett; Madison Nordin, first runner-up; and Ashlyn Bimmerle, second runner-up and Miss Congeniality. Staff photo by Tammy Vinson

Rachel Bramlett crowned queen

Rachel Bramlett, the 17-year-old daughter of Mark and Brenda Pope, was crowned Dairy Festival queen at Saturday evening’s pageant. She wowed the audience and judges alike with her rendition of

High temps, possible rain until midweek

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Thunder and lightning may ring through the Hopkins county area, according to the National Weather Service. Tuesday holds partly sunny skies with a high near 90. Tuesday night has a

Today in History - June 18, 2019

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Today is Tuesday, June 18, the 169th day of 2019. There are 196 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 18, 1979, President Jimmy Carter and

City Cemetery Society rolls out new website

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The City Cemetery Society met Tuesday, June 11 in the Myra Wilson Chapel on cemetery grounds. Members present were Annada and Jim Jones, Linda Jackson, Ruthmary Hall, Helen Starrett, Nell

Among the top: Blackmon in top-25 at 110th Texas Amateur

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Going toe-to-toe with some of the best amateur golfers from across Texas, Sulphur Springs’ Brody Blackmon more than held his own. This weekend, Blackmon competed in the 110th Texas Amateur,

Sports Briefs for June 18, 2019

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NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — NASCAR overturned a victory for the first time since 1960 on Sunday when Brett Moffitt was declared the winner of the Truck Series race at Iowa

Truck driving

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Truck driving students (from right) Kenneth Case, Rene Mendoza, Emmett Minor and Daniel Himlin listen as instructor Bryce Walker reviews instructions before they begin driving practice. The truck driving school

Kind person turns in lost gas card

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I owe a very kind, considerate person a giant thank-you! I was out of town until sometime between 3 and 4 p.m. today. I

Russiagate is no Watergate

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“History is repeating itself, and with a vengeance,” John Dean told the judiciary committee, drawing a parallel between Watergate, which brought down Richard Nixon, and “Russiagate” which has bedeviled Donald

Reporters supposed to decline opinions

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Every Monday when I sit down and write my opinion column that will come out on print Tuesday, it’s very difficult for me. I don’t have many opinions, because it’s

Nell Jobe Russell

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Nell Jobe Russell passed away peacefully at her home Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at the age of 85. Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends whom she

Jimmy De Odell

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Jimmy De Odell of Como, passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2019. He was the son of J.L. (Boy) and Eva Jo Odell. He is survived by sons Jimmy Brandon Odell

Joseph Thomas Green

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Funeral services for Joseph Thomas Green, 77, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 15, in First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ed Lantz and Lew Riggsby officiating.