Shadow Ranch: Changing the lives of people and horses

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Shadow Ranch, founded by Marion Cox and Pam Richardson, is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of kids and adults with disabilities and/or debilitating situations in their lives and

Living a faery’s tale

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Amanda Johnson of Dike says she visited her first Renaissance festival about 20 years ago and has been a fan ever since. She and her son James Hasten are new

The Royal Treatment

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With an expected 7,000-10,000 visitors this year, the second annual Shadow Renaissance Festival will again benefit Shadow Ranch Therapeutic Riding Center in Sulphur Springs. Volunteers from around the state and

Camp Pursuit: Where passion becomes talent

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Camp Pursuit Yantis wrapped up Friday, concluding a fun-filled week of education and exploration. Activities included 3-D art, rocketry, everyday chemistry, a Godzilla-themed engineering challenge, mathematics arts, optical illusions, ancient

NETEX, Blacklands and the $11 million terminal

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The fate of a $1.2 million U.S. Economic Development Administration grant hangs in the balance for both Hopkins and Franklin Counties, as a lawsuit between the Northeast Texas Rural Rail

Hopkins veteran receives Quilt of Valor

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On Thursday, July 18, at 11:30 a.m., Hopkins County veteran John Hug, 99, was the guest of honor at a surprise presentation commemorating his 30-year military career, receiving a beautiful quilt

All raises total over $2 million

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The Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees met in a special session Thursday and approved raises for non-instructional staff. Teachers received a raise earlier this summer as mandated

Davila: Despite lawsuit, service will continue

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Northeast Texas Rural Rail Transportation District (NETEX) executive director Phil Davila is going on record to provide clarification about the source of continued rail service for the possible discontinuation by
Shadow Ranch co-founders Pam Richardson (left) and Marion Cox (right) flank Star, one of the equine therapists on staff at the therapeutic riding center just outside Sulphur Springs. Star is a black and white Appaloosa and has been at Shadow Ranch since 2010.

Shadow Ranch: Changing the lives of people and horses

Shadow Ranch, founded by Marion Cox and Pam Richardson, is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of kids and adults with disabilities and/or debilitating situations in their lives and

Blotter Briefs for July 20, 2019

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Motorist assist leads to allegedly stolen vehicle Jane Louise Broglin, 21, of Fort Worth was arrested at 5:39 p.m. Thursday when Sergeant Greer of the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office responded

For the Record - July 20, 2019

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Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County law enforcement and fire department activity from 5:30 a.m. Monday to 7 a.m. Wednesday included: POLICE Thursday 11:10 a.m.: Chrystal Brooke Vargas, 37, of Sulphur

Cancelled meetings for July 2019

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The following governing bodies have cancelled or not scheduled a meeting for July 2019: • Ark-Tex Council of Governments (ATCOG): Conflicting July schedules • Hopkins County CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital

State court suit over ‘no call’ can proceed

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana judge ruled Thursday that a damage lawsuit can continue against the NFL over the playoff "no-call" that helped the Los Angeles Rams beat the

Happy return: Holly heads back to State Games

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Jayden Holly is a typical Hopkins County 14-year-old. She loves to hang out with her friends at the Square, go swimming and read books. She recently dove into The Hunger

FDR’s black sheep son marries Texas socialite

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Elliott Roosevelt stepped off a passenger plane at the Chicago airport on July 18, 1933 and into a swarm of reporters. Responding to the newshounds’ first question, the president’s 22-year-old

Texting lost loved one

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Dear Annie: I have been dating my boyfriend for two years now. He had lost his fiancee three years before we began dating. The problem I am having is he

Ima Mae Northcutt

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Graveside services for Ima Mae Northcutt, 77, of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 21, 2019 at Willow Wild Cemetery in Bonham with Steve Bohannon

Kim Wayne Ogles

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Graveside service for Kim Wayne Ogles, 48, of Sulphur Springs, will be held 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Seymore Cemetery with Bro. Al Davis officiating. Pallbearers will be

Andrew Bussell

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Graveside service for Andrew A. “Rabbit” Bus-sell, 85, of Yantis was held at 9 a.m. Monday, July 15, 2019 at Yantis Cemetery with James Spurgeon officiating and Taylor Pennington, Iain