Two seats on the Sulphur City Council will be up for election during the city’s annual election on April 7. The two seats are Ward 2, now held by Chad Hill and Ward 4, held by Ronald Fondren. The three-day filing period for the election will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on February 2 through February 4. Candidates should file with the Sulphur City Clerk at the city complex building, 600 W. Broadway. Candidates will need to file a financial disclosure report and a campaign contributions and expenditures reports as required by state law.
by Mike West
From a few books on a couple of shelves at the local newspaper office, the public library here has grown by fits and starts. The latest incarnation is an attractive, modern building on Broadway in Sulphur, with the latest technology. Named the Mary E. Parker Memorial Library, it is part of the Chickasaw Regional Library System that includes several counties.
by Whitt Carter
The Bulldog wrestlers finished a tough week, losing to two very good teams in Comanche and Ada, but head coach Drew Swartz is pleased with his team’s effort and improvement. “We are continuing to wrestle tough and compete the way we should,” said Swartz. “We still aren’t winning the tight matches that we need to, but we are giving ourselves a chance and that’s all we can ask for.”
by Whitt Carter
The Sulphur girls made it through a tough week at 1-1, as the Lady Dogs lost to Class 3A No. 11 Davis 42-37 on Tuesday but rebounded nicely with a 50-43 win over Comanche last Friday night. Sulphur (8-4) battled hard against a tough Davis team Tuesday night but fell just short to the Lady Wolves, who are 9-1 and have only suffered a loss to Latta, one of the top teams in Class 2A.
Sulphur Intermediate School’s December Students of the Month are pictured above. They are, from left, back row, Emily Davis, Paige Kirby, Kassondra Aldaba, Aubrey Sartors, Dustey Oropeza, Kabrie Ramer, Braxton Wilkerson; front row, Jessa Johnson, Ben McGill, Rafael Ugalde, Shaun Stick, Alondra Pena, and Emma Allen.
Sulphur Elementary School’s December Star Students are shown above. They are, from left, front row, Haylie West, Matthew Mayo, Jazmine Pena, Lexi Courtney, Josslyn Payne, MacKenzie Counts, Avrey Rodgers, Hayslee Smith, Carter Cole, & Layla Sisneros; back row, Joshua Stephens, Kaelin Snavely, Tyler Stout, Jameson Irvin, Landon Brown, Lacy Peters, Austin Garrett, Zeeva Skidmore-Beaney and Jett Terry. Not pictured are Kodie Jones and Anahi Uribe.