School Lunch Delivery

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Miller Grove cafeteria manager Connie Fisher (left) and school resource officer B.J. Bayuk delivered lunches to 67 of their students Friday. Of the 352 students at the school, most qualify for reduced cost or free lunch based on their family’s income level, according to Superintendent Steve Johnson.

Stocking Up

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Jerry Brantley (right) of Greenville serves as “bread man” for Hopkins County. On Tuesday, he delivered 900 units to Brookshire’s, only to have the store call him one hour and 45 minutes later to ask if he had any more bread he could give them, he said.

Structure Fire

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A single-wide mobile home was engulfed at approximately 10:51 a.m. near County Road 2392 in Pickton. Stations 7 (Pickton-Pine Forest) and 20 (County) responded. There were no injuries reported. Courtesy/ Pickton-Pine Forest VFD
Worker Miguel Gonzales prepares cows at Sustaire Dairy for milking. Staff photo by Taylor Nye

While milk flies off shelves, dairies worry about economy

SALTILLO—Near the Greenwood community south of Saltillo, life on the Sustaire Dairy does not seem to have been affected by the recent outbreak of COVID-19, also known as coronavirus.
PARIS—Work planned in Hopkins County during the week of April 6 was announced Friday afternoon by the Paris District of the Texas Department of Transportation.
12:30 p.m. April 1- County judge Robert Newsom re-declares county disaster order and reaffirms the order by Gov. Abbott.
A 33-year-old Sulphur Springs man was arrested at a Helm Lane residence at 12:07 a.m. Saturday for violation of a protective order, less than 24 hours after he…
The UIL announced in a statement Thursday it will be extending its suspension of all UIL sanctioned events due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in Texas. All…
The Sulphur Springs Wildcats wait out the UIL suspension with just one game remaining on their schedule. The Wildcats overall season record to this point is 13…
Currently waiting for the UIL to allow play to resume, both the North Hopkins baseball and softball teams hope to bounce back with momentum in a pivotal part…
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Just when I think I’ve heard every possible way to save time and money every day, I open my mail to find new and clever ideas I’d never thought of. No doubt…
Several of you who know me know I do not have Facebook on my phone. I check it at the Chamber as it is an important tool for us to share happiness and…
Supervisor Ophelia Evans, 94, of Sulphur Springs, Texas passed away Monday, March 16, 2020 in Sulphur Springs, Texas.  Private Jurisdictional Celebration…
A private graveside service for Barbara Dunavin, 86, of Sulphur Springs will be held and directed by Delane Malone at Seymore Cemetery.   Mrs. Dunavin passed…
On March 26, 2020, May Arline (Stinson) Flora, 100, went to be with her heavenly father. Arline was born at home in the Greenpond Community of Como, Texas…
Staff photos by Taylor Nye
Martin Luther King Jr. Church of Christ of Sulphur Springs held its annual Black History Month event at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center the evening of…