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Nov. 24 COVID-19 Update: 24 In COVID Unit, 58 Active Cases
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Nov. 24 COVID-19 Update: 24 In COVID Unit, 58 Active Cases

Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials’ Nov. 24 COVID-19 update showed cumulative totals with 11 additional positive COVID-19 cases and 69 additional recoveries over their last report on Nov. 20. HC/SSEM also provided some additional demographic details for recent COVID-19 cases provided by DSHS. Changes in State Reporting The HC/SSEM officials in a Zoom press conference Tuesday afternoon noted that county...

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Nov. 23 COVID-19 Update: 22 In Hospital COVID Unit, Changes In Case Reporting
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Nov. 23 COVID-19 Update: 22 In Hospital COVID Unit, Changes In Case Reporting

Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials in the Nov. 23 COVID-19 update reported a whopping 22 patients in the COVID unit at the hospital and a change in state COVID-19 case reporting. Texas Department of State Health Services, as of Sunday, Nov. 22, will no long be providing daily updates to county officials, HC/SSEM reported in the Nov. 23 COVID-19 update. No new positive cases nor new recoveries were noted by...

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Nov. 20 COVID-19 Update: 4 New Cases, 19 In COVID Unit
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Nov. 20 COVID-19 Update: 4 New Cases, 19 In COVID Unit

Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials in the Nov. 20 COVID-19 update reported 4 new lab-confirmed positive COVID-19 cases and a patient count of 19 patients in the hospital COVID Unit. HC/SSEM Nov. 20 COVID-19 Update That makes 28 additional Hopkins County residents whose COVID-19 test results came back positive this week and 95 who received positive results this month. Cumulatively, 779 Hopkins County...

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Oct. 16 Hopkins County COVID-19 Update: 82 Antigen Tests, 10 In COVID Unit
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Oct. 16 Hopkins County COVID-19 Update: 82 Antigen Tests, 10 In COVID Unit

For the first time in a very long time, Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials on Oct. 16 reported receiving no new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. While Texas Department of State Health Services reported no additional COVID-19 fatalities were reported on Oct. 16 for Hopkins County, Texas Health and Human Services reported 1 additional nursing home resident died as a result of COVID-19. DSHS/HHS COVID-19...

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Hopkins County Sept. 21 COVID-19 Update: 25 New Cases, 25 Recoveries, 14 Patients In COVID-Unit
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Hopkins County Sept. 21 COVID-19 Update: 25 New Cases, 25 Recoveries, 14 Patients In COVID-Unit

Hopkins County’s COVID-19 case counts increased significantly over the weekend, with 25 new COVID-19 cases and 25 additional recoveries reported Monday afternoon, Sept. 21, Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials reported in their Hopkins County Sept. 21 COVID-19 update. positive COVID-19 result That’s 78 new positive lab-confirmed cases reported during the first 21 days of September, outpacing July...

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COVID-19:  Hopkins County Community Chest Food Pantry
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COVID-19: Hopkins County Community Chest Food Pantry

Effective March 17th, the Hopkins County Community Chest Food Pantry will continue to service clients but due to the increased attention to COVID-19, processes have changed to protect staff and clients. Hours and days of operation are the same with the exception of the Friday Produce Day which is suspended. Food pantry hours are unchanged and the A/B cycles will continue. A drive-in is established where clients drive in front of the...

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Paris Junior College Dual Credit Student Opportunities Growing, Regents Learn
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Paris Junior College Dual Credit Student Opportunities Growing, Regents Learn

Paris Junior College Public Information Services PJC dual credit student opportunities growing, Regents learn Opportunities for dual credit students at Paris Junior College continue to expand, according to a report presented Monday evening, Nov. 23, to the PJC Board of Regents. Dual credit provides high school students the opportunity to earn both college and high school credit while enrolled in high school. Course credit is awarded...

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Nov. 25 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 7 New Cases, 64 Active Cases
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Nov. 25 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 7 New Cases, 64 Active Cases

Texas Department of State Health Services announced one additional COVID-19 fatality and seven new case in the Wednesday, Nov. 25, COVID-19 update. COVID-19 Case Counts That’s 24 new cases over the last week and 112 new cases so far this month. The DSHS COVID-19 dashboard also for the third consecutive day showed no new recoveries for Hopkins County, so the monthly total remains 82 and the cumulative total 691. That increases...

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Nov. 19 COVID-19 Update: 50th Fatality, 6 New Cases Reported For Hopkins County
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Nov. 19 COVID-19 Update: 50th Fatality, 6 New Cases Reported For Hopkins County

The six new positive COVID-19 cases, reported by Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials in the Nov. 19 COVID-19 update, set a new active case count high for November. Texas Department of State Health Services also on Nov. 19 reported a 50th COVID-19 death has been confirmed for Hopkins County. positive COVID-19 result HC/SSEM Nov. 19 COVID-19 Update So far this week, 24 Hopkins County residents have received...

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Tira News: Annual Community Christmas Party Cancelled Due To COVID
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Tira News: Annual Community Christmas Party Cancelled Due To COVID

By Jan Vaughn The quarterly meeting of the Tira City Council is scheduled for Monday, December 7, 2020, at 6 p.m. at the Community Center. The annual Community Christmas Party has been cancelled due to the risk of COVID-19 exposure. We hope to have a big party next year. Joyce Dodd, speaking on behalf of the Council, would like to express appreciation for the “people who help keep our pantry going with their generous and heartfelt...

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