The 2nd Annual Sulphur Springs Independent School District Education Expo will be held Thursday, March 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hopkins County Regional Civic Center.
This week’s wintery weather didn’t cause too many damages, but it did result in schools closing for more than one day. That means, some days originally scheduled as holidays will now be regular class days.
SSISD is dismissing classes 1 hour early today. All campuses will be released at 2:30 p.m. Friday, due to the weather, administrators just announced.
Cumby ISD closed at 1 p.m. Friday.
Commerce campus of A&M-Commerce closed at noon today, Feb. 27, due to inclement weather and plans to re-open at noon Saturday, Feb. 28. A&M-Commerce locations in Midlothian and Corsicana closed at 1 p.m. Friday. UCD, Rockwall, McKinney and Mesquite closed at noon. Go totamuc.eu/News for Saturday, Feb. 29 details.
Federal, county and city law enforcement officers arrested the pastor of Lake Highlands Baptist Church at his College Street office this morning. According to Hopkins County Sheriff's investigators, Chad Oather Calhoun, 31, was indicted by a federal grand jury last week on charges of possession of child pornography. Chief Sheriff's Investigator Lewis Tatum said the investigation began in early June of last year after the department's Internet Crimes Against Children deputies, working with other law enforcement agencies, followed up on information gathered by following up on Internet addresses and users downloading pornographic images of children. As the investigation began, deputies seized a number or computers that were subjected to forensic examination and the case was handed over to federal authorities. The federal indictment was returned on Thursday of last week and federal authorities were in Sulphur Springs this morning to take Calhoun into custody.