All 6 rural school districts, Yantis ‘met standard’ on state accountability rating PDF Print E-mail
Written by By FAITH HUFFMAN, News-Telegram News Editor   
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 14:08

Students and teachers just thought preparing students for success on required tests and meeting standards for high ratings on the annual Academic Excellence Indicator System was challenging.

Running and Riding PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 02 September 2014 13:54

Brette Jones gets in a good run with little Gracie, 18 months, at Coleman Park on a cloudy Tuesday morning. Today’s tempertature will reach the lower 90s with partly cloudy skies and wind gust up to 13 mph.

Community Builder: Diamond to be honored by Yantis Masons for ministry work PDF Print E-mail
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Written by By FAITH HUFFMAN, News-Telegram News Editor   
Saturday, 30 August 2014 12:57

Yantis Masonic Lodge 382 will honor a local pastor and Hopkins County native with a Community Builder Award in recognition of his service to the community during his 59 years in ministry.

SSISD amends current budget by $1.9 million for rising expenses PDF Print E-mail
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Written by By FAITH HUFFMAN, News-Telegram News Editor   
Friday, 29 August 2014 13:04

    As trustees got ready to approve the 2014-15 tax rate and budget for Sulphur Springs Independent School District this week, they were asked to amend the current budget by $1,894,343 due to expenses over the original 2013-14 projected budget.

Twister to hit Bossier City Saturday, Oct. 18 - Chubby Checker performs at Margaritaville PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 29 August 2014 09:34

BOSSIER CITY – In June of 1959, Chubby Checker (in photo at right) recorded "The Twist." Bernie Lowe, president of Cameo Parkway records, was not initially impressed with Chubby's recording and felt it may be a "B" side at best.

Meal A Day in need of drivers PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 02 September 2014 10:30

    Meal A Day is looking for volunteers willing to donate their time and vehicles on Tuesdays and Wednesday to deliver meals to shut-ins and elderly residents.

Face It PDF Print E-mail
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Saturday, 30 August 2014 11:31

Senior Tanner Graham (front left) gazes at his reflection during a self portrait session during art class at Sulphur Springs High School Thursday morning. Additionally pictured, from left, are Andy Green and Yanell Gutierrez. Staff Photo Jon Lance

Raising Old Glory PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 29 August 2014 11:32

Hopkins County Military Coalition Honor Guard raises an American flag on a new flag pole at Wesley House Thursday afternoon. After several Wesley House residents commented about wanting a flag pole to honor verterans, the retirement center bought a flag pole and asked the honor guard to perform a flag ceremony. The event featured a trumpet solo of “Taps.”

Staff Photo Jon Lance

Great Gatsby Gala PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 28 August 2014 12:24

Lights of Life Campaign and Gala chair Brian and Leesa  Toliver (second row center) announce that this year’s gala has sold out once again. The theme for the January 2015 event is “The Great Gatsby,” which all ticket holders are encouraged to dress up for the occasion. The committee has raised $175,000 in sponsorships out of the $250,000 goal. The funds will be used to purchase three additional telemedicine machines, flex coils for a MRI machine and a new vehicle for EMS at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital. Any extra funds will be given to the hospital legacy endowment fund.

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