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Sulphur Springs Public Library Director’s Notebook

by Hope Cain, Director, Sulphur Springs Public Library As I begin Monday at my desk, I reflect on the three months of summer. The school year is complete and students look toward the next three months as a vast adventure. As children come into the library, they begin running toward ...

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Missing Bogata Teens Found Alive And Well

Photo by Jessica Jeanene Facebook   THE MISSING BOGATA TEENS HAVE BEEN FOUND ALIVE AND WELL IN CLARKSVILLE. No other details were available. Photo by Jessica Jeanene Facebook   PREVIOUS STORY Authorities throughout the area are searching for two Bogata teens who were last seen last night about 7:30 in ...

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Paris Police Report For Monday (Jun 17)

Stephen Easter Paris Officers were dispatched the 10-block of E. Hearne in regards to a male subject being asked to leave and refused. Upon officers arrival, the Stephen Easter was observed to be leaving the scene headed north across the street. Officers requested that he stop for identification purposes, but ...

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Local TV Stations Changing Frequences

Over-the-air television channels are changing in Shreveport, LA​, and the FCC wants viewers in the area to know about what they need to do to ensure they are still getting all of the programming available to them. Some local TV stations in cities across the U.S. will be changing their ...

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Hopkins County Bookings

Deputies arrested 34-year-old Cory Layne Belz in Hopkins County for Possession of more than one but less than four grams of a Controlled Substance. Bond was set at $10,000 on the third-degree felony charge. Hopkins County Deputies arrested 28-year-old Joshua Devin Depriest for Possession of more than one but less than ...

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Vehicle Equipment Violation Leads To Drug Charge

Mugshot not available A Sulphur Springs woman was arrested on a felony drug charge after a traffic stop by Hopkins County Deputies for a defective tail light. Deputies received permission to search the vehicle and found a substance believed to be THC oil in a vape cigarette. They arrested 54-year-old ...

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Two Arrested After Cumby Store Security Check

Kirby Rose Two men were arrested by Cumby Police who were conducting a security check on a store on the service road of I-30. The deputies became suspicious and a subsequent search turned up a quantity of methamphetamine and a marijuana cigarette. The arrested 36-year-old Wesley Robert Rose, of Talco, ...

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Armed Robbery Of Pittsburg Store

Pittsburg Police is investigating the armed robbery of the Cash Store Saturday morning in the 300-block of Greer Street. The suspect, who was brandishing a handgun is described as a 25-30-year-old black male with dreadlocks. He fled with an undetermined amount of cash in what is believed to be a ...

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Titus County Bookings

Deputies arrested 46-year-old Reco Hawkins, of Mt Pleasant, in Titus County on warrants for Possession of a Controlled Substance, Credit/Debit Card Abuse, and Possession of Dangerous Drug. Bond information was not available. Titus County arrested 55-year-old John L. Alexander, Jr., of Omaha, on a warrant issued by the TDCJ. He ...

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GLadewater Man Jailed On Multiple Sex Charges

Gregg County Jail A 40-year-old Gladewater man was arrested by Gregg County Deputies over the weekend on multiple sex crime allegations. Ruben Michael Amador is accused on four counts of indecency with a child by sexual contact, continuous sex abuse of a child younger than 14 and sexual assault-bigamy. Bond ...

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Local Sports Headlines

Rangers Drop Finale Plus U.S. Women Advance In Today’s Sports Update

North Lamar sophomore Karsyn Iltis was named to the Texas Girls Coaches Association All-State softball team. Iltis led the Pantherettes in batting average, on base percentage, hits, home runs and RBI’s this year. Defensively, Iltis played first base most of the year. She took over pitching duties in the playoffs ...

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TAMUC – Sports

  A&M-Commerce places 22nd in Learfield Cup standings, matching highest finish in school history.· CLEVELAND, Ohio– Texas A&M University-Commerce has placed 22nd in the 2018-19 NCAA Division II Learfield Director’s Cup standings, as announced by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics on Wednesday. “What a wonderful way to ...

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Rangers Lose On A Walk Plus Blues Win The Cup In Today’s Sports Update

Texas A&M University-Commerce has placed 22nd in the 2018-19 NCAA Division II Learfield Director’s Cup standings. A&M-Commerce’s 482.00 points are the highest point total in school history. The Lions received points for their accomplishments in volleyball, football, women’s basketball, men’s basketball, women’s indoor and outdoor track & field, men’s indoor ...

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West Texas Fishing

TPWD Encourages Anglers to ‘Go West’ for Prime Fishing Opportunities. AUSTIN – With long summer holidays on the horizon, many anglers are looking for unique fishing destinations to explore with friends and family. This year, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department fisheries staff are encouraging Texans to try heading west to ...

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Community Calendar

Jun
3
Mon
YMCA Hosting Summer Camp @ Sulphur Springs Elementary School
Jun 3 – Aug 2 all-day

The YMCA will once again have a summer camp in Sulphur Springs. If you have any questions, please call 469-276-8421 for more information.

Jun
17
Mon
VBS – Sulphur Springs
Jun 17 @ 5:30 pm – Jun 20 @ 8:00 pm

Family in Christ is hosting its 2019 Vacation Bible School Sports Camp will begin Monday (Jun 17) until Thursday (Jun 20) from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Registration starts at 5:30 pm each night. There will be FREE SHIRTS for the first 100 kids that attend.

Central Baptist Church
840 Connally Street
Sulphur Springs, TX 75482

Mega Sports Camp
Jun 17 @ 6:00 pm – Jun 19 @ 8:00 pm
Jun
19
Wed
Workforce Solutions – Delta County
Jun 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Workforce Solutions is on-site at the Delta County Library Wednesday (Jun 19).

Need help creating an effective and noticeable resume?
Need help searching for jobs online?
Need to learn how to become more confident during an interview?

Join Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas on Wednesday (Jun 19) at the Delta County Library, in Cooper, from 1:00 – 4:00 pm, for career and employment guidance aimed to help you land that next job. Stop by the library to visit with our staff and let us help answer your job search questions.

This message brought to you by Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas.

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Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Programs. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Relay Texas TDD: 800-735-2989 (Voice) 711.

Jun
21
Fri
60th Annual Paris Rodeo
Jun 21 – Jun 22 all-day

The Paris Horse and Rodeo Club and Lamar County Crime Stoppers Rodeo present the 60th Annual Paris Rodeo. It is Friday and Saturday (Jun 21-22) at 8:00 pm both nights. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for kids 12 and under.

Emergency Preparedness Exercise
Jun 21 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Organizations from Hopkins County and surrounding areas will participate in a full-scale exercise taking place from 8:00 am until noon on Friday (Jun 21). The training is being conducted to test and improve your community’s overall preparedness for an emergency event. The fictional exercise simulates a tornado that has impacted Hopkins County.

Exercise participants will simulate emergency activities such as, but not limited to, response, search and rescue, treatment of acting victims, hazardous material identification and cleanup, and transporting acting victims. The incident is not real; however, the response activities during the fictional exercise will be practiced in a manner that is as realistic as possible.

Hopkins County Emergency Management, Sulphur Springs Emergency Management, Hopkins County Fire Department, Sulphur Springs Fire Department, Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office, Sulphur Springs Police Department, Hopkins County EMS, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital of Sulphur Springs, SSISD, SSISD Police Department, Hopkins County Civic Center, Justice of the Peace, Pct. 1 & 2, county volunteer fire departments, and Civil Air Patrol will be participating.

The areas where the exercise will take place will be clearly marked. For your safety, the exercise area will not be open to the public. We ask for your patience and support if the exercise disrupts your daily routine.

There are simple steps that Americans can take to prepare themselves and their loved ones for emergencies: be informed, make a plan, build a disaster supply kit, and get involved through opportunities that support community preparedness. By gathering supplies to meet basic needs, discussing what to do during an emergency with your family in advance, and being aware of the risks and appropriate actions, you will be better prepared for the unexpected and can help better make your community and the country. Please visit the website https://www.ready.gov or call the phone number1-800-BE-READY to learn more about preparedness activities.

We thank all area residents for their support of this critical exercise. If you have any concerns or questions about the training, please contact Kristy Springfield at kspringfield@hopkinscountytx.org.

Paris Horse And Rodeo Club
Jun 21 @ 8:00 pm – Jun 22 @ 10:00 pm

The Paris Horse and Rodeo Club and Lamar County Crime Stoppers Rodeo present the 60th Annual Paris Texas Rodeo Friday and Saturday (Jun 21-22) at 8:00 pm both nights. Tickets are $10 for adults $5 for kids 12 and under.

Jun
22
Sat
Day Of Action – Paris
Jun 22 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

The United Way of Lamar County in collaboration with the Lamar County Homelessness Coalition’s HomeStay Program will be making repairs to senior citizen’s homes to keep them safe and secure and enable them to stay in their homes. This is funded by a grant from United Way Worldwide. Volunteers are needed for this DAY OF ACTION on Saturday, June 22. Sign up is at 8:00 am at the United Way office parking lot at 2340 Lamar Avenue and duties will be assigned. For more information, contact the United Way office at 903-784-6642.

Day of Action To Benefit Lamar County Senior Citizens @ United Way office parking lot
Jun 22 @ 8:00 am

 

The United Way of Lamar County in collaboration with the Lamar County Homelessness Coalition’s HomeStay Program will be making repairs to senior citizen’s homes to keep them safe and secure and enable them to stay in their homes.  This is funded by a grant from United Way Worldwide.  Volunteers are needed for this DAY OF ACTION on Saturday, June 22.  Sign up is at 8 a.m. at the United Way office parking lot at 2340 Lamar Avenue and duties will be assigned.  For more information, contact the United Way office at 903-784-6642.

Jun
26
Wed
Paris Library
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

June Story Times at Paris Library – Baby & Toddler Story Time baby Toddler Tuesdays at 10:30 am, for ages 0 – 2 years. Tale Time with Tracy story time Wednesdays at 10:30 am. Regular Wednesday story time continues throughout the whole year for three to five-year-olds.