How solar panels work to turn on the lights at home

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Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in a series of articles examining the impact of a solar farm planned for installation in Sulphur Springs. For this article, we thought we’d

Juneteenth celebrates 10 years of honoring history

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You may or may not know about Juneteenth, local historian Prince Beachum says. Known alternatively as Freedom Day, it commemorates June 19, 1865, the abolition of slavery in Texas. The

J.D. Franklin recognized with street renaming

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Deacon J.D. Franklin has one word to describe his life: “blessed.” “We do have people that love us,” Franklin said. “We’re blessed; we’re so blessed.” Resolution 1165 at the regular

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

Emergency management ‘no major flaws’ after drill

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Hopkins County emergency management was put to the test Friday, and according to auditors monitoring their progress, they passed with flying colors. The simulated disaster, a tornado that hit Gerald

4th of July to feature longer fireworks display

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After an electrical problem with the fireworks last year, the 28th annual Independence Celebration presented by the Sulphur Springs Symphony League Saturday, June 29 will feature a longer fireworks display

Latino trio fate still hangs in the balance

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Three Venezuelan nationals who were arrested in Hopkins County on charges of alleged fraud and organized criminal activity have spent 198 days in jail — and still have more to
Illustration by Todd Kleiboer

How solar panels work to turn on the lights at home

Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in a series of articles examining the impact of a solar farm planned for installation in Sulphur Springs. For this article, we thought we’d

For the Record - June 25, 2019

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Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County law enforcement and fire department activity from 5:30 a.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Monday included: POLICE Saturday 4:05 a.m.: Gerardo Rubio Martinez, 37, of Sulphur

Blotter Briefs for June 25, 2019

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Man arrested after driving around barricade during manhunt A 22-year-old Commerce man was arrested by DPS at 1:28 a.m. Sunday on the Interstate 30 east service road at mile marker

Suspicious activity leads to two arrests

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Sgt. Scott Davis of the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office reportedly observed a vehicle parked at a closed entrance gate in the 600 block of Interstate 30 east at 12:17 a.m.

David, Cavallini notch hat tricks in 7-0 victory

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Coach John Herdman couldn't be happier about the state of Canadian soccer. "Our Canadian football system is starting to produce players," Herdman said. "That's exciting, seeing

Camp sessions coming this week in SS area

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Dewayne Ross puts up a shot during the annual Wildcat Basketball camp earlier this month. A number of camps are kicking off this week in Sulphur Springs and surrounding areas.

Sports Briefs for June 25, 2019

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The Edge athletic training camp is currently underway, with sessions taking place Monday-Friday with days off July 9-10. The camp comes at no charge to Sulphur Springs athletes. Athletic camps

Car enthusiasts gathered

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Duke Jones (left) and his son, Giorgio Lopez Jones, 11, of Sulphur Springs check out Randy Pendleton’s (not pictured) 1926 Ford TT at Saturday’s 22-mile Cruise & Car Show held

The Sulphur Springs Corvette Club

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The Sulphur Springs Corvette Club partnered with Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center for the fourth year in a row to hold an annual fan drive for senior residents. This year the organizations ha

Crazy days of summer full of activity

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Summertime around our office is busy – not so much from phone calls and foot traffic, but from camps, 4-H events, conferences and youth leadership events. We are over halfway

Feeling obligated to see grandfather

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Dear Annie: My grandfather was violently abusive to his wife, and then his daughter (my mother), and then to me. He was also very racist -- he punished me for

Retail panic means job security for some

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I’m not proud of myself for loading up a shopping cart and then, in some kind of retail panic attack, leaving it in the aisle and fleeing the store. Well,

Jimmy Jordan

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Jimmy Wheeler Jordan, 81, of Greenville, died Monday, June 17, 2019 at his home. Graveside services with full Greenville Police Department Honors will be 10 a.m.

Alvin Ronald Campbell

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Alvin Ronald (Ronnie) Campbell, son of the late Billy Murray Campbell and LeeAnn Massey, was born Nov. 4, 1942 in Dallas Texas. He died peacefully Feb. 23, 2019. Ronnie grew

Ronald Lynn McCool

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Memorial service for Ronald Lynn “Ronny” Mc-Cool, 64, of the Greenview Community will be held at 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at Greenview Church. Ronny passed away on