Wildcat band advances to area

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The Sulphur Springs Wildcat band wowed the audience and UIL judges to earn all first division ratings for their performance of 'Paris Sketches' during the regional UIL marching band competition held at Gerald Prim Stadium Tuesday.

E. A. Junell marks 100th birthday

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Top left: E. A. Junell’s nieces Judy Gillis, left, and Janet Jordan, right, helped to organize the afternoon celebration. Junell is their only living uncle, Gillis said, and she added he “has so many friends and coworkers that love him.”

Honoring the brave

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The Hopkins County Marine Corps League Detachment 1357 (right, in red) and Hopkins County Military Coalition (left, in black) prepare for the Veteran’s Day presidential proclamation with the playing of taps by MCL member Camilo Perez.

Honoring Veterans

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Mike Thompson (left) and Derb Goodman, members of the Hopkins County Marine Corps League, placed flags on the graves of veterans located at both Restlawn and Yantis Cemeteries Saturday morning. Staff photo by Miranda Caddell

Cumby, Sulphur Springs elect new council members

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By TAYLOR NYE taylor.nye@ssnewstelegram.com Hopkins County's voting got off to a stalled start on Nov. 3, as voters in rural locations reported that when polls opened at 8 a.m., electronic machines were not able to accept their ballots.
Hopkins County again posted the best unemployment numbers in the Northeast Texas region for fall 2020, although leaders are pushing trade jobs as the numbers are worse than last year’s.  At 4.8%,…
The Hopkins County Commissioners Court discussed establishing relationships with several businesses at their regular Nov. 23 meeting, among other items of business.  MY PERFECT PET Sulphur Springs…
The Hopkins County Commissioners Court discussed regular business and AgriLife update at their regular Nov. 23 meeting, among other items of business.  REGULAR BUSINESS After opening at 9:03 a.m.…

Wildcat band advances to area

(Left) A member of the Sulphur Springs is hoisted onto the shoulders of his bandmates as he holds the Regional UIL plaque. The Wildcat band advanced to the Area UIL competition which will be held Dec. 5 in Mesquite. The Sulphur Springs Wildcat band wowed the audience and UIL judges to earn all first division ratings for their performance of 'Paris Sketches' during the regional UIL marching band competition held at Gerald Prim Stadium Tuesday.
COVID-19 numbers are on the rise as the hospital creates additional space for hospitalized patients and nursing home deaths are on the rise, yet the county will
The local VFW Post 8560 hosted an anniversary ribbon cutting celebration Tuesday, Nov. 10. They now are now offering food and beverages in the Canteen.…
Paris Junior College is joining community colleges across Texas to meet the needs of Texans who need to upgrade their skills amid the current economic crisis.…
Numbers from UIL 2020 Cross Country championships in Round Rock on Nov. 24 are preliminary only. Hopkins County students are highlighted. TOP 10  1- Isaiah…
Numbers from UIL 2020 Cross Country championships in Round Rock on Nov. 24 are preliminary only. Hopkins County students are highlighted. TOP 10  1- Taytum…
Do you remember? 10 YEARS AGO The Saltillo boys and girls basketball teams each took first place in their home tournament. The Lady Lions defeated…
Determined to succeed where his predecessor had failed, Texas Ranger Capt. Lee Hall arrested King Fisher on five counts of murder on Nov. 19, 1877. Had the…
FLU SHOTS Flu shots are available at CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic, 105 Medical Plaza. We welcome walk-ins or by appointment. To schedule call 903-885-3181.…
I’m excited to let you know that we have begun work on the 2021 Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Directory. We distribute over 7,000 of these directories to…
David Lee Blair, 80, of Winnsboro, Texas, released his spirit unto heaven on Nov. 15, 2020. David was born on August 26, 1940 in Strafford, Missouri to the…
Clifford Keith Hathaway, age 77, of Dike, Texas passed away on Friday, November 13, 2020. Clifford was born August 3, 1943 to the parents of George B. Hathaway…
Mrs. Alice Ann Bryant Bain Rose, 90, of Pine Forest, departed this life and entered into the presence of Jesus during the early morning hours of Nov. 16, 2020…
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…