Memorial Hospital and Clinic Ebola Preparedness
Oct20
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County Jail Passes Annual Inspection
Oct16

County Jail Passes Annual Inspection

The Hopkins County Jail passed its’ annual inspection from the Texas Commission on Jail Standards Wednesday. Sheriff Butch Adams said there was one area, involving giving inmates time in their exercise yard every week, that the inspector gave the jail a passing grade on but said he wanted to revisit it in 60 days. Sheriff Adams said the inspector spent just about all day going over all aspects of the...

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Fall Festival Parade Saturday Morning
Oct16

Fall Festival Parade Saturday Morning

The annual Fall Festival Parade is coming up Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. Fall Festival Committee Member Melonie Bello is in charge of the Parade and she says it will be wonderful this year. Anyone in the Parade wanting to be judged will need to fill out an entry form. Others are encouraged to just show up. The route will be from Buford Park along Connally to the plaza and then out Gilmer to Auto Zone....

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Dr. Darren Arnecke on the Care Unit at Memorial Hospital
Oct15

Dr. Darren Arnecke on the Care Unit at Memorial Hospital

Physical, occupational, and speech therapies present a challenge for those in need of rehabilitative care. For those needing rehab, time, travel, and comfort are often a priority in choosing where and when the service is provided. For those who perform the rehab, the challenge of proper facilities and tools is paramount. Dr. Darren Arnecke, Doctor of Internal Medicine and medical director for the Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Rehab...

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New Bridge on CR 1152 in Precinct 1
Oct15

New Bridge on CR 1152 in Precinct 1

In the near future, Hopkins County Commissioner Beth Wisenbaker may be able to replace what she believes to be the last wooden bridge in her precinct 1. The old one-lane span is in a bottom over a deep ravine on County Road 1152 north of FM 1567 between Miller Grove and Highway 19. The bridge will be replaced with a $180,000 concrete bridge as part of the TXDOT off system bridge program. Work could begin by next fall....

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Hopkins County Commissioners Court Supports Proposition 1 on the Nov. Ballot
Oct15

Hopkins County Commissioners Court Supports Proposition 1 on the Nov. Ballot

Monday the Hopkins County Commissioners Court unanimously passed a resolution supporting Proposition 1 on the November election ballot. The Proposition would utilize some of the funds out of the state Rainy Day Fund for highway construction. Some people oppose any use of Rainy Day Funds except for dire emergencies but County Judge Robert Newsom says lack of highway funds is a serious situation with so many people moving to Texas...

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Hopkins County Commissioners Court Meeting Monday
Oct12

Hopkins County Commissioners Court Meeting Monday

During a regular meeting Monday morning, the Hopkins County Commissioners Court will consider two matters involving the Civic Center: considering purchase of a new credit card processor and considering an ATM agreement. The court will also consider purchase of two pick up trucks. The court will also take up an advance funding agreement and resolution with the Texas Department of Transportation for bridge replacement or rehabilitation...

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Breast Cancer Awareness at Memorial
Oct09

Breast Cancer Awareness at Memorial

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Radiology Department is extending their hours in an attempt to get more women to schedule screening mammograms. Wearing their pink, Adam Larson, Director of Radiology at the hospital, and Dr. Renita Butler, a Diagnostic Radiologist, discussed their department and screenings on KSST’s Good Morning Show with Enola Gay Wednesday...

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HC Commissioners Court Has Only One Work Session Scheduled so Far This Week
Oct05

HC Commissioners Court Has Only One Work Session Scheduled so Far This Week

The Hopkins County Commissioners Court has only one work session scheduled so far this week. It’s their weekly session with Sedalco Construction Services to get the latest news on new County Jail construction. The meeting will be at the Sedalco Meeting Facility at 201 East Houston Street.

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Elvis Tribute Artist Josh Davis Talks About His Past and Upcoming Events
Oct03

Elvis Tribute Artist Josh Davis Talks About His Past and Upcoming Events

Josh Davis, an Elvis Presley Tribute artist, is back in Sulphur Springs. He is returning from a busy September month. “We were in South Carolina doing an Ultimate Elvis Contest down there with several other guys,” Davis told Enola Gay this morning on KSST Radio. “We had a ball doing that, it was a beautiful state and we just had a great time. We came in ninth, so that’s not so bad.” Competitions are held...

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