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2019 Hopkins County Law Enforcement/Emergency Responder Appreciation Dinner Set
Dec06

2019 Hopkins County Law Enforcement/Emergency Responder Appreciation Dinner Set

Hopkins County Law Enforcement and Emergency Responder Appreciation Dinner is Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 5 p.m. at the Hopkins County Civic Center. The traditional steak cookout recognizes those in law enforcement and emergency response who serve Hopkins County professionally, courteously, and selflessly.  City Attorney Jim McLeroy organized and sponsored the event 30 years ago and continued the task annually to the present. This...

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TxDOT Crews Treat Roadways and Bridges in Hopkins County and Area Prior to Weekend Rains, Freezing Temps
Dec06

TxDOT Crews Treat Roadways and Bridges in Hopkins County and Area Prior to Weekend Rains, Freezing Temps

With the National Weather Service Forecast of light to heavy rain through Saturday and freezing temperatures possible this weekend, the Texas Department of Public Transportation began treating roads and bridges Wednesday. The treatment is being applied to state highway hills and bridge areas.  Much of the work on State Highway 154 in Hopkins County had been performed Wednesday. TxDOT asks drivers to give road treatment crews room to...

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Hearts of Life Presents Rowdy for Adoption
Dec06

Hearts of Life Presents Rowdy for Adoption

Rowdy is still searching for his forever home!  Rowdy is 1 1/2 years old.  He is medium to large in size.  Rowdy is still in his “puppy” years and full of energy but he is also incredibly smart and willing to learn!  His adoption fee is $100.00 which includes all previous vetting, neuter and rabies shot.  Please contact Hearts of Life Animal Rescue by phone at 903-439-5019, email...

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Pet Photos With Santa Benefits Hearts of Life
Dec06
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Chamber Connection December 6, 2018
Dec06

Chamber Connection December 6, 2018

The Sulphur Springs Hopkins County EDC andthe Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce would like to thank everyone for attending the Economic Outlook Conference at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center on Wednesday, December 5th from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The conference was a huge success with special thanks to our Gold Sponsors: Alliance Bank,City National Bank, Down to Earth Services, Farmers Electric Co-op, OceanSpray, RPM Staffing,...

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Channel 18 News Wednesday, December 4, 2018
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“The Write Stuff” is a Class for Area Home-School Students Through Age 15
Dec05

“The Write Stuff” is a Class for Area Home-School Students Through Age 15

“The Write Stuff” is a creative writing class at Thee Treehouse Christian Homeschool located in the Yantis area. During 2018, this class produced an anthology of works, entitled “Tales From Thee Treehouse”. It is a published work by  12 young students ranging in age 8-14. Three of these students appeared on the KSST Good Morning Show with Enola Gay to talk about the focus of the 2018/2019 school...

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Toys, Bicycles and $16,211 Donated to Blue Santa During Two Day Event
Dec05

Toys, Bicycles and $16,211 Donated to Blue Santa During Two Day Event

Numerous toys, 80 bicycles, and $16,211 were collected in the two-day “Blue Santa” Toy Drive, sponsored by local business and industry, charitable organizations, law enforcement and media.  Volunteers accepted toys and donations from drive-ups while others cooked and served BBQ sack lunches and street tacos on Lowe’s parking lot December 3rd and4th. Donations can also be made Monday night Dec 14th during the Lions Club Christmas...

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Channel 18 News Tuesday, December 4, 2018
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TxDOT Hosts Listening Session for Senior Transit Needs
Dec04

TxDOT Hosts Listening Session for Senior Transit Needs

PARIS – The Texas Department of Transportation will host one of several statewide public listening sessions here at 1 p.m. Dec. 13 at the City of Paris Council Chambers, 150 1st Street SE, to gather input regarding the transit needs of seniors and individuals with disabilities living in rural Texas. These sessions also provide an opportunity to learn about the Federal Transit Administration’s Program 5310, which provides funding...

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