'What's Your Reality?'

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Ready to get your geek on? Sulphur Springs is about to go high-tech with a virtual space of gaming, tournaments, digital art exhibits and other activities for all ages and

Local teen on a mission

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There’s a saying: “Do what you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life.” If that’s the case, then Sulphur Springs transplant Jeremy Reardon should have a happy

A Family's Sacrifice

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If anyone asks, these family members who have lost their sons in service to their country will gladly discuss their grief, to tell their sons’ stories, to talk about how

Second Chances

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When one first meets Robert Stephens, 41, and Melroy Givens, 47, it’s very obvious they’re close friends. To look at their relationship, one might think they’d been friends for years,

2019 Year in Review

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2019 proved to hold some ups and downs, from citizens’ accomplishments to alleged corruption, and the News-Telegram reported on them. Here’s a look back at the goings-on in Hopkins County,

Board approves support program

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COMO-PICKTON — Como-Pickton Consolidated Independent School District instructors will have access to new support materials through Boardworks, and students will be shielded from inclement weather thanks to trustees’ approval during
Friday morning, SSHS students Osiel Lopez (second from left) and Katherine Herd (far right) were awarded second and first places, respectively, for their Hopkins County EMS logo design submissions. With the students are (from left) EMS Director Brent Smith, Lt. Megan Boyles and Capt. Jeff Sanderson. Staff photo by Tammy Vinson

SSHS students design new county EMS logos

The Hopkins County EMS logo was in need of an update, so EMS Director Brent Smith reached out to the graphic design and audio/visual classes at Sulphur Springs High School.
Friday, Jan. 18, 2008: The phrase "Will Work for Gas" on the back windshield of Tommy Henry’s pickup caught many people's attention as it traveled down the…
COMO-PICKTON — The Como- Pickton Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday night to extend Superintendent Dr. Greg…
Girl hit near Dairy Queen had minor injuries A young girl struck by a vehicle on Main Street in Sulphur Springs near Dairy Queen had minor injuries, according…
Local| HS Basketball SULPHUR SPRINGS BOYS • Tuesday, Jan. 21, Mount Pleasant @ Sulphur Springs, Ninth, JV, Varsity at 5, 6:15, 7:30 p.m. • Friday, Jan. 24,…
Sulphur Springs | Boys Soccer TERRELL — The Sulphur Springs Wildcats opened the Terrell Tiger Winter Classic Soccer Tournament against Kilgore Thursday…
Sulphur Springs | Girls Soccer The Sulphur Springs Lady Cats hosted Princeton in a non-district game Tuesday night in which they fell short 4-3. The Lady…
Texas History On the night of Dec. 30, 1842, Angelina Eberly sounded the alarm that dealt Sam Houston a stinging defeat and kept the new capital of the Texas…
Crime An investigation conducted by officers from the Sulphur Springs Police Department Special Crimes Unit and Child Protective Services resulted in two…
Advice | Ask Annie Dear Annie: Our beloved family dog, Dasher, passed away last year. Dasher was a husky. She was the sweetest and best dog I ever could…
Gene Watson, 83, of Sulphur Springs passed away Jan. 13, 2020. He was born Oct. 4, 1936 in Tira, Texas to Ernest Lonnie and Myrza Chapman Watson. He married…
Christine Mark Street, 98, passed away Monday. Jan 13, 2020. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel…
Funeral services for Mildred Lucille Wilson Barksdale, 88, of Sulphur Springs will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 at Spence Chapel at First…