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Stone Middle School Students Create Portrait Using Abstract Art

  A 6’5” x 8’ portrait of Martin Luther King, Jr. created by 150 seventh and eighth grade art students brings color to the hallway at Stone Middle School.  After studying the giant portraits created by artist Chuck Close, Stone’s art instructor, Ashley Bryan, had her students paint square grids that ...

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Plastic Bags and More Plastic Bags at North Lamar!

  Seven thousand plastic shopping bags were collected for the Downtown Food Pantry at Aaron Parker Elementary when the Green Committee held a campus drive. Wendy Hooge’s third grade class won the contest and earned a pizza party after collecting 1,690 bags.  In all, 7,000 bags were collected by the students ...

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The Broward Sheriff (pictured) says video reveals that the Florida school officer waited outside the building for four minutes as the killing took place. The Chief says Scot Peterson was on campus the entire time. The Chief suspended him without pay and Peterson retired. Meanwhile, La Porte ISD and police there ...

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This Week At The Movies

  “Game Night” [R] (Wide) Watch Trailer A group of friends who meet regularly for game nights finds themselves trying to solve a murder mystery. Stars: Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Kyle Chandler, Sharon Horgan   “Annihilation” [R] (Wide) Watch Trailer A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition where the laws of nature ...

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Two Sentenced On Unrelated Cases In Hopkins County

    A Sulphur Springs man was sentenced Thursday in Hopkins County to five years in prison. William Ray Cadle pleaded guilty to Delivery of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, more than one gram but less than four grams. John Christian Keaveny, 44, pleaded guilty in Hopkins County District ...

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TAMU-Coach Carthel Honored

    Texas A&M University-Commerce head football coach Colby Carthel has been named as the College Coach of the Year by the National Football Foundation (NFF) Gridiron Club of Dallas Chapter, as announced Thursday. Carthel will be honored during the club’s Tenth Annual Awards Banquet on Sunday, March 18, at ...

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East Texas Pedestrian Killed In West Texas

    An East Texas man has died after he was struck by an 18-wheeler in West Texas. Skyler H. Anderson, 32, of Gilmer, and a 65-year-old pedestrian from Dallas were standing in a ditch when they were hit by the tractor-trailer. It was swerving to avoid a previous crash ...

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Girl’s UIL State Basketball

UIL Girls Basketball State Tournament Pairings 2018 UIL Girls Basketball State Tournament March 1-3, 2018 Alamodome (San Antonio, Texas)   Thursday, March 1 Conference 1A Semifinals 8:30 a.m. – Dodd City (36-1) vs. Slocum (27-10) 10:00 a.m. – Nazareth (34-3) vs. Hermleigh (27-7)   Conference 3A Semifinals 1:30 p.m. – Vanderbilt Industrial ...

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TAMU-Coach Carthel Honored

    Texas A&M University-Commerce head football coach Colby Carthel has been named as the College Coach of the Year by the National Football Foundation (NFF) Gridiron Club of Dallas Chapter, as announced Thursday. Carthel will be honored during the club’s Tenth Annual Awards Banquet on Sunday, March 18, at ...

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High School Basketball Plus Stars Get Back On Track Vs. Kings

  High School basketball playoffs march on with the girls starting Regional Tournament play while the boys tip off in the Area Round. — Paris – Last night the Rivercrest Rebels were eliminated at the hands of Mighty Martins Mill, 65-34. Roxton ends their season in a loss to Slidell, ...

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TAMUC – Sports

  MEN’S BASKETBALL Lions play clutch down the stretch in 67-66 win over No. 7 West Texas A&M. COMMERCE– The Texas A&M University-Commerce men’s basketball team won a nailbiter against No. 7 West Texas A&M, winning 67-66 on Thursday night. The Lions retook the lead with three minutes to play ...

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LeTourneau University Sports

  MEN’S BASKETBALL ALPINE, Texas – Looking to open up the 2018 American Southwest Conference men’s basketball tournament in style, the LeTourneau University men’s basketball team would hit the century mark. It was in a 100-74 neutral-site win over Howard Payne University in ASC Tournament quarterfinal action at the Gallego ...

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Community Calendar

Jan
23
Tue
Financial Peace University
Jan 23 @ 1:00 am – Mar 5 @ 6:30 pm

This life-changing class taught by Dave Ramsey and the Financial Peace University (FPU) teaching team on video and coordinated by Jeanne Hair at the Mount Pleasant SDA Church in Mt. Pleasant will help you achieve your financial goals by showing you how to eliminate debt, save for the future, and give like never before. You will be challenged and motivated to make a plan for your money and change your family tree forever. The class is $109 with FPU membership list price at $129 or 16% off with free shipping on materials. See us Monday (Mar 5) at 6:30 pm to pre-register. The first nine families receive a 50% discounted price for their content. For more information, you can go to http://www.mtpleasanttxsda.org/article/69/events/dave-ramsey-s-financial-peace-university#Top.

Feb
10
Sat
Adopt A Pet
Feb 10 @ 9:00 am – Mar 10 @ 12:00 pm

Adopt a pet today- give a dog or cat a forever home! Head over to the Paris Animal Shelter or look for the Lamar County Humane Association in front of Petco on Saturdays. And if you have a pet, have them spayed or neutered.

Feb
14
Wed
Sulphur Springs Public Library Events for February and March
Feb 14 @ 4:23 pm – Mar 22 @ 5:23 pm

 

 

Sulphur Springs Public Library

February and March bring more opportunities to be together as a community and celebrate local businesses.

  • Head2Toe Nutrition will be here with a Nutrition & Wellness Workshop Thursday February 22, at 6pm
  • Desinie Dunn with Studio 9 will be here with a Massage Information Workshop on Thursday March 1, at 6pm
  • Local Attorney Erwin Cain will be here answering questions on Estate Planning and Wills on Thursday March 15, at 6pm
  • Phinesse Farms Winery will be here with a Food and Wine pairing on Thursday March 22, at 6pm

We are open 6 days a week (MTWF 9-6, TH 11-8 and Sat 9-1) We are on Facebook at Sulphur Springs Public Library. Visit us at 611 North Davis, Sulphur Springs, www.sslibrary.org 903-885-4926.

Feb
26
Mon
Controlling Type 2 Diabetes Lecture Series @ Hopkins County Extension Office
Feb 26 @ 1:30 pm

This series provides a great opportunity to learn more about controlling type 2 diabetes. Join us in trying new foods and recipes as well as other exercise and diabetes management tips. All sessions are free and will be translated in Spanish. Christus Trinity Clinic and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension will host the series.

Controlling Type 2 Diabetes Lecture Series @ Hopkins County Extension Office
Feb 26 @ 5:30 pm

This series provides a great opportunity to learn more about controlling type 2 diabetes. Join us in trying new foods and recipes as well as other exercise and diabetes management tips. All sessions are free and will be translated in Spanish. Christus Trinity Clinic and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension will host the series.

Feb
27
Tue
Books & Babies @ Paris Public Library
Feb 27 @ 10:30 am

Storytime for infants  0 – 23 months

Mar
1
Thu
Tales for Twos @ Paris Public Library
Mar 1 @ 2:30 pm

Two year olds. Registration is required.

Mar
2
Fri
Conservation Stewardship Program
Mar 2 all-day

Agricultural producers wanting to enhance current conservation efforts are encouraged to apply for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP).

Applications for CSP are accepted year round. However, applications for the current funding period’s deadline is Friday (Mar 2). Through CSP, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) helps private landowners build their business while implementing conservation practices that help ensure the sustainability of their entire operation.

NRCS encourages all producers to visit their local NRCS office and submit applications for eligibility by March 2.