Dr. Perryman Addresses Future Problems
Dec19

Dr. Perryman Addresses Future Problems

Dr. Ray Perryman spoke at an Economic Outlook Conference sponsored by the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Wednesday.  After praising the Texas economy for its’ record year during the past year, Dr. Perryman addressed some big challenges for the future. Highways, education, and water top his list of challenges. Funding of those three needs are also a concern. Funding mechanisms are not easy decisions. Perryman points to recent...

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Security on Celebration Plaza
Dec18

Security on Celebration Plaza

In response to the vandalism of the eternal flame and the memorial kiosk, the Sulphur Springs Police Department has made changes to the square’s security and will make other changes in the future. “We have upgraded our patrol more heavily, especially around later hours of the day,” Chief of Police James Sanders said. “We’re trying to keep kids out of there lately especially with the holidays coming up. We...

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Wildcats and Lady Cats’ Basketball Teams are Playing on the Road this Friday
Dec18

Wildcats and Lady Cats’ Basketball Teams are Playing on the Road this Friday

Both the Wildcats and Lady Cats’ basketball teams are playing on the road this Friday. The Wildcats will be at Wylie East. The two teams have already met once this year with Wylie East defeated the Wildcats in a Royse City tournament early this month. The Wildcats have a 4-7 so far this season. Meanwhile The Lady Cats will play their second district game tonight. They play at Marshall. The Lady Mavs opened district play with a win...

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“Updated” Chamber President and CEO Meredith Caddell Looks Back on 2014
Dec18

“Updated” Chamber President and CEO Meredith Caddell Looks Back on 2014

2014 has been quite a year so far for the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce.  As Chamber President and CEO Meredith Caddell reflected on the big year for the Chamber, she crediting chamber board leadership for the success. The Spring Fever Bike Rally with over 100 participants, the annual golf tournament was the first tourney at the local country club, a speed networking mixer at the airport, the annual ice cream freeze off, the...

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Memorial Hospital Restricts/Limits Visitors Under the Age of 12 & Those With Flu-Like Symptoms
Dec17

Memorial Hospital Restricts/Limits Visitors Under the Age of 12 & Those With Flu-Like Symptoms

Memorial Hospital Restricts/Limits Visitors Under the Age of 12 & Those With Flu-Like Symptoms At the request of our chief medical officer and hospital administration we are limiting visitors at our facility.  We are requesting that all children under the age of 12 and anyone with flu-like symptoms to not visit patients in the hospital. Flu like illness and flu are widespread in northeast Texas. According to the Texas Department...

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