In support of veterans

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Enduring the summer morning’s heat, Saltillo ISD students with the Beta Club and Family, Career and Community Leaders of America painted four school parking spots designated for veterans Wednesday, Aug.

Honest to Goodness

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Life got you down? In need of an attitude adjustment? Try Dr. Juan Harrison’s new book, The Mostly True Stories of Dr. Harrison. It’s uplifting and entertaining, part memoir, part

The BIG 3-0

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Celebrating 30 years of serving up some serious Texas barbecue and catfish, Big Smith’s is pulling out all the stops leading up to the big day in September. In 1989,

Choral Society auditions Saturday

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The North East Texas Choral Society will be holding auditions for their upcoming Christmas concert 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Aug. 10 in the choir room at the First United Methodist Church,

Walk gets new location, same goal

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The annual fundraising campaign A Walk to Remember will kick off Sept. 10 with a series of mini-walks leading up to their “Big Walk” in October at a new location.

Quadplexes in city’s future after zoning approval

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PLANNING AND ZONING The Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) met on Monday to provide their recommendations to the Zoning Board of Adjustments (ZBA) for permit approvals or denials. P&Z opened

Senior games almost here

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Get ready to win gold at the Sulphur Springs Senior Summer Olympics to be held next week. The entire event is indoors, so the August heat won’t be an issue.
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Sulphur Springs High School kicks off first day

Sulphur Springs High School kicked off its nontraditional first day of the 2019-2020 school year with a Back to School Bash at the SSISD Auditorium Tuesday morning.

Tableleaf contest raises $4,500 for school supplies

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On Aug. 5, Tableleaf partnered with Sulphur Springs Dodge to host the first annual Back to School Burger Bash at Backstory Brewery in Sulphur Springs. Logan Vaughan is the owner

NextLink IP breaks ground

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A Hudson Oaks, Texas company finds themselves placing a major location in Sulphur Springs as NextLink internet service providers broke ground Tuesday on a new facility at the Heritage business

Blotter Briefs

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Reported structure fire leads to arrest Cesar Mendoza, 31, of Sulphur Springs was arrested at his residence early Wednesday morning on Collin County warrants for probation revocation on charges of

Sulphur Springs scrimmage to raise money for cause

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The Sulphur Springs Wildcats and Liberty-Eylau Leopards will be participating in the Texas High School Coaches Education Foundation Benevolence fund "Our Day to Shine" football scrimmage Thursday,

Sports Briefs for Aug. 22, 2019

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Cumby girls compete in NH BIRTHRIGHT — The Cumby Lady Trojans went 2-3 in recent tournament competition in the North Hopkins volleyball tournament. The Cumby defeated Maud in three sets

SS takes on L-E squad coached by former Cat

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Sulphur Springs will take to the scrimmage field Thursday, as they continue workouts for the upcoming season. The scrimmage set at Liberty-Eylau in Texarkana will feature a former Sulphur Springs

It’s a jungle out there

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Six weeks of hard work went on display Friday as the 2019 Children’s Theatre Workshop production of Rudyard Kipling’s “The Jungle Book” opened. This year’s musical production boasts a group

Save $1,000 on expenses

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A number of years ago, I met Kathryn and Galen. They’d won a contest sponsored by Woman’s Day magazine. The prize? A money makeover and financial coaching with ... me!

Friendship fears

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Dear Annie: I’m heading to college next year and am scared of making new friends. While I have don’t have trouble talking to new people or getting along with most

Celebrations, expansions load up for fall season

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The 50th anniversary of Stew Contest will be here before we know it! Cooks have begun reserving their spots, and it’s going to be quite a celebration. Just so you

Earlene Alexander Reynolds

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Earlene Alexander Reynolds went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019 in Cooper, Texas. Earlene was born Feb. 2, 1941, to William and Margaret Alexander in

Dorothy Peterson Houghton

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Dorothy Peterson Houghton died Aug. 19, 2019. She was 84 years old. Dorothy was known for her love for her husband, Bill, her love for her family and her love

Flo Ree Bramlett

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Graveside services for Flo Ree Bramlett, 90, of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23, 2019 at Cumby City Cemetery with Rev. Deidre Maples officiating. There