NETLA 2021

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A stunned and amazed Isaac Taylor of Cumby FFA shakes the hand of goat judge after Taylor's goat was named the Grand Champion at the 2021 Northeast Texas Livestock Association show. Taylor was also named the winner of Intermediate Showmanship. His goat, along with other grand and reserve champion animals will be sold at the Sale of Champions 1 p.m. Saturday. A full recap of placing for NETLA will be published in the Wednesday edition of the News-Telegram.

North Hopkins WSC lifts boil water advisory

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The last boil water advisory in Hopkins County was lifted Thursday as North Hopkins Water Supply Corporation announced the end of their advisory that had been in place for almost a week.

North Hopkins WSC searching for water main leak

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Water has been on and off for North Hopkins Water Supply Corporation’s customers as the city of Sulphur Springs cut off its supply Friday night, restoring it Saturday morning, cutting it off again Sunday night and then restoring it Monday morning again.

SNOWED IN

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A federal emergency declaration was made after bitter cold and blowing snow swept across the Lone Star State Sunday night into Monday, a weather event that set new power usage records and forced rolling outages to control demand.
No one was spared from Winter Storm Uri as it swept across Hopkins County and rest of the Lone Star State, and Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom said the county suffered an estimated loss of $1.5…
The details are in for the $192.8 million investment made by Stampede Solar inside Saltillo ISD’s boundaries as part of a larger solar farm project that will generate 250 megawatts of power once…
As a lot of Texans likely saw last week, water line breaks, whether inside a home or on a city line, were common during the bitter cold of Winter Storm Uri, bu the freeze-thaw cycle severely damaged…

NETLA 2021

NETLA 2021 A stunned and amazed Isaac Taylor of Cumby FFA shakes the hand of goat judge after Taylor's goat was named the Grand Champion at the 2021 Northeast Texas Livestock Association show. Taylor was also named the winner of Intermediate Showmanship. His goat, along with other grand and reserve champion animals will be sold at the Sale of Champions 1 p.m. Saturday. A full recap of placing for NETLA will be published in the Wednesday edition of the News-Telegram.
The future of agriculture took to the show ring as hundreds of students gathered at the Hopkins County Civic Center to participate in the Northeast Texas…
The Pre-K class at Little Texans Learning Center learned about solids and liquids in a science experiment conducted by teacher Jerrilyn Posey Wednesday morning…
Jeff Bledsoe, left, sits with his wife Lorita after he was released from the hospital. Jeff spent 96 days at CHRISTUS Mother Frances - Sulphur Springs fighting…
CORSICANA- The Saltillo Lady Lions traveled to Corsicana Friday to face Iredell in the Regional Semifinals round of the playoffs. The Lady Lions, ranked No. 5…
SANGER- The Miller Grove Hornets traveled to Sanger High School Tuesday to face No. 2 ranked Graford in the Area round of the playoffs. The Hornets got to the…
The All-District awards for District 15-5A were announced this week, with the Sulphur Springs Lady Cats racking up a number of honors. Sophomore Kenzie Willis…
Puerto Rican terrorists turned the U.S. House of Representatives into a turkey shoot on March 1, 1954. While his colleagues dove for cover, Congressman Wingate…
This recent snowstorm really got me thinking about getting old. I’m sure you’re wondering how snow can make a 58-year-old man think about how old he’s getting…
Dear Annie: My husband has been insulin dependent for 56 years and must avoid COVID-19, so I have stayed at home during the past 10 months, away from people as…
Dachiel Ann Turner, 54 of Mineola, melted into her Mother’s arms, as she slipped into her Lord and Savior’s arms and Heaven Sunday evening, Feb. 7, 2021.…
Chris Fahey went to be with Jesus Feb. 15 after a month-long illness. She was born Sept. 30, 1947 to Army Sgt. Lionel and Claudia Carless. She was a retired…
Funeral service for Emma Jean Johnson, 95, of Sulphur Springs, Texas will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel.…
Staff photos by Todd Kleiboer
Bishop Nelson Gatlin of Mitchell Chapel Church of God in Christ has left his mark on the Sulphur Springs community who thanked him and his wife First Lady…