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Senior Center Hosts Volunteer Fair-OPEN TO EVERYONE
Sep09

Senior Center Hosts Volunteer Fair-OPEN TO EVERYONE

The Volunteer Fair will be at the Senior Citizens Center on Thursday, September, 14th from 1:00 – 3:00. You DO NOT have to be a Senior Citizen to attend. These agencies need all kinds of “Volunteers”.  Some of them need volunteers on the weekends and in the evening.  There are 21 Agencies Looking for Volunteers. There is someplace for EVERYONE to volunteer.  These groups are very diverse.  Come see what you might be...

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Hurricane Harvey Damage As Seen by AMBUS
Sep01

Hurricane Harvey Damage As Seen by AMBUS

Pictures of Hurricane Harvey damage sent by Hopkins County AMBUS crew on Friday… Hurricane Harvey2 Hurricane Harvey3 Hurricane Harvey4 Hurricane Harvey5 Hurricane Harvey7 Hurricane Harvey8 Hurricane Harvey9 Hurricane Harvey10 Hurricane Harvey11 Hurricane Harvey12 Hurricane Harvey13 Hurricane Harvey14 Hurricane Harvey6 Hurricane Harvey1 Share...

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A Sneak Peek at the New AMBUS
Aug10

A Sneak Peek at the New AMBUS

Brent Smith , EMS Director, and Jeff Sanderson, EMS team member, took KSST on a private tour of their new AMBUS, and KSST is sharing that with you! “The bus is owned by the state. There are 13 of them allocated to each location by the State.” Sanderson expressed excitement at this big honor. The bus can be used in any disaster-type situation such as “hurricane deployments, and the human trafficking incident that...

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Press Release: Hopkins County EMS and CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs Announce a New Resource for Our Medical Community
Aug08

Press Release: Hopkins County EMS and CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs Announce a New Resource for Our Medical Community

(Sulphur Springs, TX)- Hopkins County EMS and CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs is pleased to announce that we are now a host agency and operator of a State Emergency Medical Task Force AMBUS. The AMBUS is a multi-patient transport vehicle similar to the ambulances that Hopkins County EMS operates. The AMBUS can carry up to 20 patients lying supine and the patients can receive treatment while transporting from a large...

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This Bug is Back and Looking for Blood
Aug04

This Bug is Back and Looking for Blood

By Savannah Owens There have been 19 confirmed cases and counting of the Zika Virus in Texas this year. In 2016 Texas had 370 cases of  West Nile Virus, which is also becoming a threat in Texas in 2017 as mosquito season has hit it’s peak time. People can hardly go outside to check their mail without being bitten. While most people who contract West Nile Virus don’t have symptoms, about 20% of people will face fever, body...

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ReachOut Events at the Hopkins County Community Chest
Aug02

ReachOut Events at the Hopkins County Community Chest

Fridays from 12pm -3pm Councelors travel to ReachOut sites to provide the same services offered at the main office to low income households in our community sites are as follows:  1st Friday of each month – Arbala Community Center On the corner of FM 1567 @ FM 2081 Arbala Texas 75433 2nd Friday of each month – Como United Methodist Church 309 Lynch Street Como Texas 75431 3rd Friday of each month – Peerless Assembly...

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Avoiding a Needless Tragedy By Johanna Hicks
Jul21

Avoiding a Needless Tragedy By Johanna Hicks

Avoiding a Needless Tragedy Now that we are into summer in Texas, children are spending more time outdoors, which increases the danger of children being left alone in, and around, cars.  When we think of children being left alone in cars, our first thought is the danger of children dying in hot cars due to heatstroke.  But in addition to heat risks, there are other safety concerns with unsupervised children around cars — including...

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Doctor arrested for providing drugs that led to at least 7 overdose deaths
Jul13

Doctor arrested for providing drugs that led to at least 7 overdose deaths

Article from KFDM.com TEXAS — From U.S. Attorney’s Office – A 56-year-old Sherman, Texas doctor has been arrested on federal drug conspiracy charges in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston today. Howard Gregg Diamond was indicted on July 6, 2017 and charged with conspiracy to distribute controlled substances, possession with intent to distribute controlled substances, health care...

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Mobile Mammography Coach Visits Sulphur Springs
Jun22

Mobile Mammography Coach Visits Sulphur Springs

Hunt County Regional Healthcare has their Mobile Mammography bus parked in the Spring Village Shopping Center in front of Dollar General today, June 22. They will be in Sulphur Springs until 3:00 pm. Similar to a blood-drive bus, this Mobile Mammography Coach is a portable way to check for breast cancer, and service the areas around Hunt County. Leah Fouse, is the bus driver and also helps with registration/paperwork, said about the...

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Hunt County Regional’s Mobile Mammography Coach is Visiting Sulphur Springs!
Jun09

Hunt County Regional’s Mobile Mammography Coach is Visiting Sulphur Springs!

by Savannah Owens  Hunt County Regional Healthcare is offering mammograms on June 22nd in Sulphur Springs. The Tubby Adkisson Mobile Mammography Coach is a portable clinic housed inside a bus. KSST News sat down with Ellia Valdez to talk about the upcoming opportunity for women in the area. The Mammography Coach is a portable clinic inside of a coach or bus that will be parked in the Spring Village Shopping Center in front of Dollar...

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