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A Year in Review – Master Wellness Volunteer Initiative By Johanna Hicks
Dec28

A Year in Review – Master Wellness Volunteer Initiative By Johanna Hicks

Note: This is the 4th in a series of “A Year in Review,” highlighting major program efforts in the area of Family & Community Health.                In the United States, 80% of all health spending is related to chronic conditions – things like diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and others.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and...

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Meal A Day Menu: Dec 24th-28th
Dec23

Meal A Day Menu: Dec 24th-28th

Meal A Day Menu for December 24th   –   December 28th    We sent out Complete Turkey and Dressing Frozen Family Dinners on Tuesday, December 11th for you to use on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. There should be enough for 2 meals in the Boxes. MONDAY  Closed for Christmas TUESDAY Closed for Christmas WEDNESDAY  BBQ Rope Sausage Ranch Style Beans Cole Slaw Cornbread...

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Winter weeds- Burweed By Mario Villarino
Dec21

Winter weeds- Burweed By Mario Villarino

Recently, phone calls reached the Hopkins County Extension Office related to lawns infestations with burweed. According to Dr. Shackelford, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension in Austin, nothing designates spring’s arrival like walking barefoot on a lawn of lush, green grass. This pleasant experience can often turn into a painful, sticky situation with the presence of lawn burweed. Other names for this weed are spurweed and stinging...

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Merry Christmas from the Extension Staff By Johanna Hicks
Dec21

Merry Christmas from the Extension Staff By Johanna Hicks

               Christmas is a joyous time for reflecting on the birth and life of Jesus, and how we are impacted by the ultimate gift He gave us.  One of my favorite family traditions is that of pulling out a collection of Christmas books, mostly children’s books.  I remember growing up in Cleburne, TX, sitting on my daddy’s lap as a child, listening as he read story books to my family....

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Meal a Day Menu: Dec 17th-21st
Dec16

Meal a Day Menu: Dec 17th-21st

Meal A Day Menu for December 17th  –  December 21st    MONDAY  Spaghetti and Meat Balls English Peas Garlic Toast Tossed Salad TUESDAY Oven Omelet Bacon Orange Slices Blue Berry Muffins WEDNESDAY  Taco Soup Crackers Cheese Cubes Tossed Salad THURSDAY Christmas Dinner  Sliced Ham and Dressing  Green Beans Casserole Sweet Potatoes Cranberry Sauce Roll FRIDAY  Chicken Sliders...

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Tira News for Dec 14th, 2018
Dec14

Tira News for Dec 14th, 2018

By Jan Vaughn Tira Volunteer Firefighters were recognized at the Community Christmas Party. Standing – John Martin, Chief and Shawn Martin, Assistant Chief Kneeling – David Ruth and Curtis Fulgram I didn’t receive any reports this week, but wanted to put a little in about thecommunity Christmas party. Despite the unpleasant weather, about 45 people gathered for the annual event. We had a delicious meal and enjoyed visiting...

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2018 Hopkins County Livestock and Forage Education (Tours, Trainings and Field Days) By Mario Villarino
Dec14

2018 Hopkins County Livestock and Forage Education (Tours, Trainings and Field Days) By Mario Villarino

Developed by Dr. Mario A. Villarino, County Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources Hopkins County, Texas Relevance: Livestock and forage production is a 3.96 billion-dollar industry in the Central Region. Livestock and forage enterprises are affected by climate and market variability. Hopkins County currently has more than 100,000 head of beef cattle with 27,000 of those being dairy cattle. Due to environmental...

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Kids’ Camp: Fun, Food, Fitness By Johanna Hicks
Dec14

Kids’ Camp: Fun, Food, Fitness By Johanna Hicks

Note: this is the 3rd in a series of “A Year in Review,” highlighting major program efforts in the area of Family & Community Health.  Any parent who has had a 1st thru 4th grade child in the Sulphur Springs ISD the past 8 years has probably heard of this camp.  The camp, started in 2010, was developed by the Community Health/Wellness Alliance as a way to address childhood health in Hopkins County.  Relevance: ...

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Winter Events at the Senior Center
Dec09

Winter Events at the Senior Center

December and January Calendars with ICON sheet Several Flyers of Special Events.  Have a Safe and Wonderful Christmas. I just wanted to let you guys know what is coming up this month and some in January Note some of the regular events have been changed around because of Christmas and New Years.  BINGO Every Wednesday and Friday at 9:30  Fit and Strong Every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30  42 Game Every Wednesday and Friday at...

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Tira News Dec 7th, 2018
Dec07

Tira News Dec 7th, 2018

By Jan Vaughn We want to express our sympathy to the family of Danny Rawson. He passed away on November 28th. A memorial service will be held on a later date at the DFW National Cemetery. Please be in prayer for his wife Judy, daughter Michelle, son-in-law Con, and granddaughter Sophie. The community Christmas party is this Saturday, December 8th, at 6:00 p.m. at the Tira Community Center. We will enjoy a meal and time of visiting...

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