The Hopkins County Echo (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 110, No. 7, Ed. 1 Friday, February 15, 1985 Page: 4 of 4
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ECHO. Sulphur Springs, Texas, Friday, February IS, IMS.
New student teachers
Student teachers in the Sulphur Springs Independent
School District met Wednesday morning at the Ad-
ministration Building for an informative organizational
session before returning to their assigned schools.
Student teachers on the elementary levels include, front
left, Laura Wilemon and Betty Chubb; second row,
Morna Moss, Jackie Harris, Lori Johnson and LaClaire
Diamond; (sack row, Scott York, Wanda Simpson and
^ —Stiff Photo by Ann Me Adomi
Twelve student teachers who will be serving fn the
Sulphur Springs Independent School District at the
Middle School and high school levels met for their first
day of class assignments Wednesday morning. They
include, front left, Carol Keahey, Linda Klameth,
Martha Brazas and Julie Clark; second row, Sharon
Spindle, Amy Pool, Cindy Hayes, Susan Reynolds and
Leeann McAnally; back row, Kevin White, Deborah
Russell and Nelson Dennis. Also student teaching will be
Paula Neal, who was not available for photo.
—St«H Photo by Ann McAdams
North Hopkins news
Terri McCormack became in-
terested in Radio communications
during her High School days in
Sulphur Springs, so after graduation
in 1981 she worked part time at KSST
radio station and attended East
Texas State University in Commerce
until October of last year when she
decided to devote her interest to
getting her Bachlor’s Degree in
Communications by midterm in
December. Now, if you want to hear
Terri’s perky, bouncy voice, then
wake up at 6 o’clock in the mornings,
Ella Chance Studer, sister of our
Ruby Sanderson, recently underwent
a hip socket replacement surgery in a
Dallas hospital. She is doing fairly
well, as could be expected, in a
Recovery Center in Dallas.
Verna Mae Jones of Tawokna spent
Friday night with her mother Myrtis
Bill Lawrence, 57, passed away
Sunday afternoon at his home in
Mesquite. Services were Tuesday at 2
p.m. in Murray-Orwasky Funeral
Chapel with interment in the Tira
listen to her News Cast from KEMM- cemetery. Bill was a 1946 graduate of
FM, 92 on your dial, where Terri is North Hopkins High School and the
the program director. Terri’s mother nephew of Mrs. Lydia Gregg and a
Virginia resides in the Birthright host of other relatives and friends,
community, aswell as her brother Kelly Jeanette Denny celebrated
“Huck”, another brother “Sput” and her 11th birthday Feb. 7 at home,
a sister Sharron Melton lives in Birthday cake and ice cream was
served to he; parents, Ronald and
Mary, her sisters Karen and Kristi,
Melissa Richardson, J.C. and Dor-
theal Denny. Others calling to with
Kelly a happy birthday were C.E.
and Mildred Howk, Sandra, Jamie
and Johnny Vaughn, Deanne and
Leanne Willis, Mr. and Mrs. J.L.
Glyn and Ina Withrow went home,
to Garland, Wednesday from Paris
where they assisted Faye and Carl
Colley. Carl fell Monday and broke
his hip, and was hospitalized in a
Paris hospital. He was doing nicely
the last report.
Mrs. Mattie Clifton, the mother of Willis and Nancy McCarty. Kelly
our Mrs. Randell (Joy) Herman received many nice and useful gifts,
passed away Sunday in Paris. Ser- including a Cabbage Patch Preemie.
vices were Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Billie Jeter, her son Jerry, and his
Sulphur Bluff Methodist Church, wife of Dallas visited Mrs. Lillian
Interment was in the' Sulphur Bluff Wood Saturday. Billie’s health has
cemetery. improved since she moved to Dallas
Kelly Hailey, Dawn Killgo, Angie near Jerry and his wife and' she
Williams, Shelia Lawson and Dianne enjoyed a visit with her mother.
Wilburn, accompanied by their Mrs. Arlian (Lucille) Spencer is a
sponser Frankie Jarrel, attended the patient at Memorial hospital.
.Area VI FHA meeting in Tyler, Rev. Bennie Dixxon will preach
Friday and Saturday. Stephannie Sunday February 17th at 11 am at the
Cockrum that is the Area VI Birthright United Methodist Church,
secretary, attended a number of The public is invited to attend to hear
other business meetings. Debra this young man.
Evans and Sue Nan McGraw Kathy and Glyn E. Withrow,
represented North Hopkins Young Laurie Zimmerman and daughter
Homemakers and were in charge of Lindsey of Irving visited Verda and
different sessons during the meeting Francis Withrow Wednesday and
while Barbara Cockrum ac- Thursday. Frances and Morris
companied the group as a chaperon. Edward ate lunch with the Withrow’s
Arlian, Spencer and Murray Thursday.
Hargraves are brother-in-laws. They Lisa speed spent the weekend with
both have had their 85th birthday this joyce an(| cieatus Speed. Lisa sings,
year, Arlian on Jan. 29 and Murray ^th the Jacksonville Baptist College
on Feb. 1. A dinner was planned for ^ canfe Hague accompanied
their immediate families in their Lisa to Grand Saline Sunday morning
honor recently but due ty illness and the choir sing at the service,
weather conditions it was postponed Dianne Lee and Michelle Ballah, of
untill a later date. the choir, returned home here with
Ruby and Tommy Sanderson were Lisa and the choir sang at the Lake
in Dallas Saturday to attend the Highlands Baptist church in Sulphur
funeral service of Carl Studer, 84, Springs Sunday night,
who resided in the Birthright com- .. f Max d
AteStaSd Miaa Laura
rtfe to fomer ED. Chance, moved nd ln , Tykr ho.piUl
Saturday night. Annie Lee is with
Latest report says Miss Laura and
Annie Lee went home Monday from
the hospital. Miss Laura was im-
According to Sgt. Rex Morgan of
the Sulphur Springs Police Depart-
ment, information obtained through
the local Crime Stoppers
organization resulted in the arrest of
one suspect during January.
Information provided to Crime
Stoppers also helped to recover $1,000
worth of stolen property and seizure
of $50 worth of narcotics during the
month. Although no rewards were
paid, $1,100 worth of rewards were
approved by the organization.
This month, Crime Stoppers is
offering a $1,000 reward for in-
formation about the burglary of the
residence at 1420 Mockingbird Lane;
According to Morgan, the home
was burglarized between Jan. 23 and
Jan. 25 while the resident was out of
Suspects were selective, taking
gold and silver jewelry and silver-
ware, and seemed to be familiar with
the house and neighborhood. Ap-
proximately $80,000 in goods was
Crime Stoppers will pay $1,000 for
information leading to the arrest and
indictment of the person or persons
responsible for the burglary and
promises anonymity for informers.
The Crime Stoppers number is 885-
THE EAST Texas State University
Testing Center has scheduled a
makeup Graduate Record
Examination for those persons who
were registered for the Feb. 2 test
and were then unable to make it to the
test due to the weather, according to
Dr. H. Don Pope, director of the
Testing Center. The test will be ad-
ministered at 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb.
23, in the Sam Rayburn Memorial
Student Center on the ETSU campus.
For further information, contact the
Testing Center, East Texas State
University* Commerce, Texas 75428,
There will be a stew and dessert
supper at the Tira Community Center
Thursday night beginning at 6 p.m.
An auction sale will follow the supper.
The purpose of the auction is to buy a
piano for the community center. If
anyone has anything to donate for the
auction please leave it at the com-
munity center. Ladies, please bring
stew and dessert for the supper, and
enjoy fellowship of your neighbor.
Mary Dee Brice attended the
funeral at the Tapp Funeral Home
Saturday afternoon in Sulphur
Springs for Hugh Houston.
Bprt and Ida Chapman spent
Sunday with his parents, Ruth and
Glyn and Ina Withrow visited
Leslie and Beulah Smiddy Wed-
Dana and Danny Moss of Sulphur
Springs spent the weekend with their
grandparents, Herman and Helen
Donna Shaw and Rusty Moon
visited Anwand Ernest Shaw Sunday.
We ary sad to learn that Lucille
(Horn) Spencer has been ill at home
for several days and entered
Memorial Hospital Sunday afternoon.
Earl Smith, who is a patient in
Memorial Hospital, remains
The William Dodd family who have
had the flu for the past few weeks are
able to be up again and hope to be
back in school Monday. Brad, Rob-
bie, Tonya and Joyce have been very
ill but are up at last. William was the
only one to miss the disease.
We are happy that Yvonne Weir
and her foster son who were in
Memorial Hospital with flu and
pneumonia have been dismissed to
their home at last. Her parents from
South Dakota have come down to
spend a few weeks with them while
she is recuperating.
Wyman and Maxine Patterson
visited their children Saturday and
Sunday in Dallas.
Jeremy Wright spent Friday night
with Annie and Ernest Shaw.
Lucille and Modena Horn visited
Dorriece and Pete Shuptrine in
Melba McKinney, Lucille Horn,
Thelma Clifton, Eva Hargrave and
Gertrude Davis meL'The Young at
Heart” of Sulphur Springs Methodist
Church at The Fish Fry in Paris and
then went to The Lawrence Welk
Show Saturday night with them.
Mrs. Dennis Kimbrell, who has
been ill at her home with the flu, is
now up and able to do her work again.
Pat McDonald, Carl, Betty Sue and
Gregg Johnson spent Friday night
with Mildred Chapman. Beulah
Smiddy and Modena Horn were there
Joe Dan and Gwynn Karney spent
Saturday with his mother, Thelma
The Rev. Bill Fisher, his wife and
daughter ate Sunday lunch with Gay,
Ruby and Donna Weir.
Family night fellowship will be held
the first Saturday night in March at
the Tira Baptist Church. They will be
entertained with a John Wayne
movie. Refreshments will be served.
The idults are studying the book of
t. The youths will be taught by
Emily Jolene Killian, the daughter
of Charlotte and Joe Killian, par-
ticipated in a Cinderella Girl Pageant
held in Mineola Saturday, Feb. 9. She
won photogenic and was second
alternate in the beauty age. She was
sponsored by the Sanderson Propane
Co. in Sulphur Springs.
Joan and Carl Melton were in
Longview Sunday to visit Joan’s
daughter, Sharon Ledbetter and
Bill Weir will be celebrating
another birthday Wednesday, Feb.
13, but he is not telling how many
birthday’s he has enjoyed.
We are happy to report that Mrs.
J.E. Weir is improving daily at her
home. Her grandson has been staying
with her at night the past week and
also over the weekend. She was able
to be with her husband in Delta
Nursing Home two days last week to
feed her husband J.E. Weir, but is not
able to drive her car yet.
May Bruton remains critically ill at
the home of her daughter, Velma
Chestnut. Her family were former
residents of Tira and have relatives
here and in Sulphur Springs who will
be glad to hear from her.
Word has been received of the
critical illness of Helen (Robertson)
Mosier in San Antonio. She is the
niece of Herman Weir and Mrs. Edd
Sullivan of this community and is a
sister of Frances Robertson who
attends Cooper Horse sales regularly.
Sean Murray honored
with birthday party
Sean Andrew Murray was honored
with a Mexican buffet dinner for his
birthday Saturday, Jan. 12. The
party was given by his parents,
Stephen and Symantha Murray, in
Big Bird was the theme of the party
carried out in the decorations and the
cake. The honoree received an array
of gifts, including a talking Big Bird.
Family members attending in-
cluded Sean’s grandparents, Bill
Jack and Margie Dale Hathcox and
James I. and Janet Murray; aunts,
uncles and cousins K.D., Ronda,
Kara end Amanda Hathcox; B.J.,
Sandra, Amber, Cristie and Jarred
Hathcox, David Murray and
Charlotte and Holly Hawkins.
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Katenkamp announce the engagement and ap-
proaching marriage of their daughter, Paula Earlene of Greenville, to
Kevin Dale Horton of Sulphur Springs. The prospective bridegroom is the
son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Horton of Sulphur Springs. The couple plan
to be married at 7 p.m. Friday, March 1, in the Dixon Baptist Church in
Greenville. Friends and relatives are invited to attend.
New Penneys store
The grand opening of the JCPenney store in Spring Village Shopping
Center was highlighted with a ribbon cutting witnessed by employees and
members of the Chamber of Commerce. Larry Bockhorn, third from left
front row, is manager of the store. Second from left and far right,
respectively, are Ruth Ann Britton and David Collier, Chamber
—SUM Photo By Richord Hoil
Edward (Red) Griggs of Jackson,
Wyo., called his sister, Mrs. Ethel
Fate, Friday morning and told her
they were having the worst winter
storm they ever had since he has
been living there. Thursday night
they had 14 inches of snow to fall,
with deep snow already on the ground
and 25 mile-an-hour winds.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Knapik were
in Dallas Monday and attended the
funeral of Mr. Knapik’s stepfather,
Frank Hondo, in Arlington.
Mrs. Dollie Pearl Armstrong
visited her father, J.M. Whitten, in a
Tyler rest home Sunday.
Mrs. Billy Hatched spent Saturday
night with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
H.L. Stevens in Sulphur Springs.
Mr. and Mrs. Rex Norris and son,
Randy, of Daingerfield visited Mr.
and Mrs. Raymond Conley Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. M.P. Stone of Houston
visited Mr. and Mrs. Conley last
week. The Stones lived several years
in Saltillo while he worked for the
Gulf OU Co.
Mrs. Jewel McAfee, Mrs. Alice
King, Mrs. Lave Wilhite and Mr. and
Mrs. Happy Mitchel attended the
funeral of A.J. Bennett in Sulphur
Springs Saturday morning. Bennett
was born and reared in Saltillo and
was the son of Charlie and Annie
Swinford Bennett. He died in the
Veterans Hospital in Dallas Thur-
sday after a long illness. He was
buried in the Stouts Creek Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Naomi;
two sisters, Dollie Dimple Irvin of
Post and Margaret Townsend of
Mrs. Bennie Merle Dolvin of
Farmersville spent Saturday night
with her mother, Mrs. Curtis Monroe
and Mr. Monroe. Mrs. Frankie Lee
Lobe and boys of Farmersville also
visited Mr. and Mrs. Monroe and
spent Saturday night with Mrs.
Glenna Dean Knotts in Greenwood.
Mr. and Mrs. Everett Miller of
Mount Pleasant visited Mr. and Mrs.
Boyd Wardrup Sunday.
Mrs. Lucy Ivey, Mrs. Gerta Faye
White, Mrs. Thelma Hatchell, Mrs.
Pauline Sparks and Mrs. Rhema
Arthur attended a surprise birthday
party at the Dike community center
honoring Mrs. Lorene Davis
Saturday afternoon. A lovely
Valentine theme was carried out in
the decorated room and the cake and
punch. She received many gifts along
with a money tree.
Les Harris is a patient in'Memorial
Hospital in Sulphur Springs.
Mrs. Emma McGill was honored on
her 90th birthday Saturday, Feb. 9,
with a reception at the Saltillo
community center. Approximately 50
persons attended. Mrs. McGill is the
former Emma Roberts and lived
here for many years. She^ is now a
resident of the Mary Trew Home in
Those attending the reception from
out of town included Carl and Nadine
Akin, Aileen Edgington, Colter
Edgington and sons, Justin
Edgington, Pat and Vicki Patrick, Ed
and Doris Lewis, Emma McGill,
Dorothy Edwards, George Edwards,
Frank and Wilma Harkins and I .aura
and Nicole Walls of Dallas.
Others included James and Erlene
Jolly, Sue Raley, Mr. and Mrs.
Norman “-Patrick, Mrs. Valera Ap-
pleton of Mount Vernon, Mrs. Lorene
Bedgood of Pine Forest, Dimple
Cowse of Winnsboro, Mary and Glen
Hale of Junction, Harold and Bertha
Ballard of Fort Worth and-W.M..
Roberts of Sulphur Springs.
Mrs. McGill and her nieces and
nephews wish to thank all who made
her day such a happy one.
Two Sulphur Springs residents
were arrested Friday and charged
with felony possession of metham-
phetamine and marijuana after a
raid by law enforcement officers on a
Moore Street residence.
According to Police Chief Donnie
Lewis, Pamela Gail Miller, 30, and
Tamara Layne Wallace, 26, both of
128 Moore St., were arrested after a
raid by members of the Sulphur
Springs Police Department’s nar-
cotics division, tactical squad,
criminal investigation and a district
attorney’s office investigator.
A large quantity of suspected
marijuana and methamphetamine,
along with drug paraphenalia and a
semi-automatic weapon, was
recovered during the raid, Lewis
Miller and Wallace were arraigned
by Municipal Judge Roy Johnson and
bond was set at $10,000. They have
since been released on bond, Lewis
“We’re continuing our crackdown
on drug dealers in Sulphur Springs,”
Lewis said. “Anyone involved with
drugs may find themselves being
paid a visit by us in the near future.”
IN OBSERVANCE of National
Vocational Education Week Feb. 10
through 16, three Sulphur Springs
High School seniors spoke at this
week’s meeting of the Lion’s Club.
Katherine Welch was introduced by
Distributive Education Coordinator
Gary McClung; Susan Scott was
introduced by Lowell Bennett, In-
dustrial Cooperative Training
coordinator; and Jennifer Holle by
James Bassham, Marketing and
Distributive Education coordinator.
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Keys, Clarke & Hillsamer, Dave. The Hopkins County Echo (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 110, No. 7, Ed. 1 Friday, February 15, 1985, newspaper, February 15, 1985; Sulphur Springs, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth780151/m1/4/: accessed January 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hopkins County Genealogical Society.