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Snow and ice lead to hazardous roads

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Motorists are urged by local law enforcement and emergency responders to stay off roads if at all possible as a safety precaution.


Weather related scheduling

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Report weather related changes, closings and delays to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or 903-885-8663 to have them announced here.

Due to predictions of wintry weather overnight and Wednesday morning, the following schedule changes have been announced:


  • Hopkins County Courthouse, offices and JP Courts closed Wednesday.
  • Yantis ISD had canceled classes Wednesday. 
  • Sulphur Bluff ISD closed Wednesday.
  • North Hopkins ISD closed
  • Cumby ISD will closed on Wednesday, Feb. 25. Classes will resume on Thursday, February 26 at regularly scheduled time, pending weather
  • Sulphur Springs Goodwill is closed today.
  • Saltlllo ISD has no school, but the boys playoff game vs Ector is still at this time scheduled at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Texas High gym.
  • Como-Pickton CISD has now closed for the day. No school Wednesday
  • SSISD cancels class Wednesday as of 7:45 a.m.
  •  There will be no services tonight at Sulphur Springs First Assembly of God due to the winter weather.
  • No bingo at the Senior Citzens Center Wednesday.
  • Big Shot Bingo has been canceled at Sulphur Springs Health and Rehab for Wednesday, Feb. 25. They will have it again in March.
  • Weaver Baptist Church wil have no Wednesday night activities this week.
  • Cooper ISD closed
  • Central Christian Academy closed
  • Sulphur Springs Christian Pre-School closed
  • His Kids Learning Center closed
  • TRAX buses won't run Wednesday
  • Little Texans closed
  • Bright Star Christan School closed
  • Ardis Center of Performing Arts closed
  • Immanuel Baptist Church will not have any  Wednesday events
  • PJC is Closed
  • Davis St. Baptist Church: No Wednesday events
  • Meal A Day is closed
  • Goodwill is closed
  • Wesley United Methodist Church will not have Wednesday events
  • IdziBitsy Bakery closed
  • First Baptist Church Sulphur Springs will have no Wednesday events
  • Tabernacle Baptist Church in Pickton No Wednesday events
  • Morning Chapel Baptist Church  No Wednesday events
  • St Luke Baptist Church No Wednesday events
  • Central Baptist Church closed

Delayed starts

  • Texas A&M-Commerce will open at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25.
  • Water Oak Elementary classes begin at 10 a.m.


  • Saltillo ISD boys to play Ector Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Paris High gym.
  • Saltillo ISD students will receive report cards one day late this week due to weather. All students should have report cards by Friday, barring any additional weather closings, according to Superintendent Kevin Woolley.
  • The Miller Grove varsity boys basketball playoffs will be played Friday night.
  • The Yantis Owls playoff game has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. at Rains ISD.

Indiana lawyer featured speaker at Saturday’s Pilot Spring Brunch

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The speaker for this year’s Pilot Club of Sulphur Springs Spring Brunch has been involved in Pilot Club from the local to international level and has been an attorney for more than 30 years.


Hopkins County weathers Monday’s winter storm with little damage

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Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County for the most part weathered Monday’s storm with few difficulties.


Senate budget chiefs promise details on $4B tax cuts

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The head of the Texas Senate and the chamber's chief budget writer are unveiling more details of how they'll deliver on a promised $4 billion in tax cuts for the 2016-2017 budget cycle.

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