Get caught in the NETT

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Eli Sellers, Rhett Reid and Landon Thornton have been friends since sixth grade. When COVID-19 hit and they were all sent home from college, the Sulphur Springs natives weren’t ready for the adventure to end. They decided to take on the Northeast Texas Trail (NETT), 130 miles of hiking, biking and backpacking that stretches from Farmersville to New Boston.

300 bikes rally for child with cancer

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MOUNT VERNON—About 300 motorcycle riders from across North Texas showed up in Sulphur Springs to serve as an impromptu escort for a young cancer survivor who was heading home from Children’s Hospital, Dallas Sunday.

Sulphur Springs’ Maynard ‘a perfect fit’

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New Parks and Recreation Director Jerry Maynard should be proud of his work. You’ve probably seen it before or even taken pictures of it, but never realized Maynard and his crew of nine employees were behind the well-landscaped and irrigated outdoor spaces of Sulphur Springs. With Maynard’s long history of being the silent force behind downtown’s quaintness, Maynard said he’s excited and honored to step into a leadership role over Celebration City’s Recreation.

Titus COVID outbreak now over 200

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An outbreak of COVID-19 in Titus County should not affect Hopkins County if proper distancing and sanitation measures are followed, according to the Hopkins Coun

In front of the Paris, Texas Eiffel Tower, (from left) Landon Thornton, Rhett Reid and Eli Sellers pose on their 130-mile bike ride. Courtesy

Get caught in the NETT

Eli Sellers, Rhett Reid and Landon Thornton have been friends since sixth grade. When COVID-19 hit and they were all sent home from college, the Sulphur Springs natives weren’t ready for the adventure to end. They decided to take on the Northeast Texas Trail (NETT), 130 miles of hiking, biking and backpacking that stretches from Farmersville to New Boston.
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