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TxDOT Work Plan For January 21-25, 2019 in Hopkins, Franklin, Hunt, Rains, Delta, Lamar, and Red River Counties
Jan19

TxDOT Work Plan For January 21-25, 2019 in Hopkins, Franklin, Hunt, Rains, Delta, Lamar, and Red River Counties

Paris — Here’s a look at work planned in Hopkins, Franklin, Hunt, Rains, Delta, Lamar and Red River Counties during the week of Jan. 21, 2019. These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues. Motorists are advised to remain alert and pay special attention to all signs, barricades and traffic controls, and reduce their speed as they approach and travel through...

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County Commissioners Work Sessions Set for Thurday
Jan19

County Commissioners Work Sessions Set for Thurday

Notice Of Work Sessions for Hopkins County Commissioners: DATE: Thursday, January 24, 2019 TIME: 1:30 P.M. PLACE: Third Floor Meeting Room Of The Hopkins County Courthouse, Sulphur Springs, TX. ORDER OF BUSINESS: The Court To Meet With Tom Glosup To Discuss Maintenance Of County Buildings And The Construction Of The Courtroom Annex Adjacent To The Law Enforcement Center. The Court To Meet To Discuss Rail Transportation Needs In...

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Cumby ISO Rating Lowered From 7/9 to 4 as of February 1, 2019
Jan18

Cumby ISO Rating Lowered From 7/9 to 4 as of February 1, 2019

Cumby Fire Chief Heath McCrawhas announced the Insurance Services Office (ISO) has submitted a recommendation that the Public Protection Classification be changed from a rating of 7 to a rating of 4 for all class-rated properties in Cumby. The recommendation takes effect February 1, 2019 and is based on a review of the community performed May 30, 2019. The lower rating will lower insurance premiums for home and business owners. Cumby...

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Wind Advisory for Area Issued for Saturday, January 19, 2019
Jan18

Wind Advisory for Area Issued for Saturday, January 19, 2019

A wind advisory is in effect For Hopkins County and all of North and Central Texas from midnight until 6 p.m. Saturday, January 19, 2019. A strong cold front will move through North and Central Texas late Friday night and Saturday morning. Behind this cold front, strong northwest winds of 20-30 MPH are expected, along with wind gusts in excess of 35 MPH. These winds will continue through much of the day Saturday before subsiding...

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Channel 18 News: Friday, January 18, 2019
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Local Man Arrested for Selling Cocaine
Jan18

Local Man Arrested for Selling Cocaine

An investigation into the possession and sale of cocaine conducted by Sulphur Springs Special Crimes Unit has led to the arrest of Monerius Montreal Barnes, 36, of Sulphur Springs. Four (4) separate buys of cocaine led to a narcotics search warrant at his residence on Beckham Street where Barnes had conducted his sales. The undercover buys resulted in approximately 5.5 grams of cocaine. A search warrant executed by SCU, Sulphur...

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Tira News January 18th 2019
Jan18

Tira News January 18th 2019

By Jan Vaughn I don’t have much news this week, but I wanted to pass this along. I just learned that Beth Patterson, of Jefferson, passed away and was buried in the Tira Cemetery on January 4, 2019. Her husband, was the late Jerry Patterson. Please be in prayer for the family. I have to admit that I am not familiar with this couple. I would love to be able to share more about their connection to our community. Joyce Dodd would like to...

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Vegetable Grafiting- Tomato By Mario Villarino
Jan18

Vegetable Grafiting- Tomato By Mario Villarino

Since people first learned to graft plants, a myriad of grafting techniques have been developed. In The Grafter’s Handbook, Garner enumerates and describes some forty different grafts. Success in grafting depends not only on a technically correct graft but in preparation of the scion and rootstock for graftage. Equally critical are the optimum time for grafting, and proper aftercare. With high labor costs, only a few of the more...

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Easy, Breezy New Year’s Resolution By Johanna Hicks
Jan18

Easy, Breezy New Year’s Resolution By Johanna Hicks

             While eating more fruits and vegetables and parking as far away from the supermarket as possible will help improve your health in 2019, here’s a resolution that can impact the lives of others — as well as your own life.  Make a resolution in 2019 to focus on your driving and drive like you would want the person in front of you, behind you, and beside you to drive.                  On many occasions, I have found myself...

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Channel 18 News: Thursday, January 17, 2019
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