COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic To Be Held Saturday In Sulphur Springs; Registration Required
Mar16

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic To Be Held Saturday In Sulphur Springs; Registration Required

This Saturday, March 20, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. the state will be hosting a COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Sulphur Springs at the First United Methodist Church Gymnasium, Sulphur Springs Police Department Chief and Emergency Management Coordinator Jason Ricketson announced Tuesday afternoon. “At this time, we are still vaccinating under category 1B to include teachers and first responders. To register for the vaccine you can...

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Jan. 21 COVID-19 Update: 2 Fatalities, 9 New Cases, 50 Recoveries
Jan21

Jan. 21 COVID-19 Update: 2 Fatalities, 9 New Cases, 50 Recoveries

While Texas Department of State Health Services Jan. 21 COVID-19 dashboards show two additional Hopkins County COVID-19 fatalities and nine new COVID-19 cases, the state also reported 50 Hopkins County corona virus recoveries and a significant decline in COVID-19 hospitalizations across the region. Jan. 21 COVID-19 Case Counts DSHS’s Texas Case Counts dashboard shows a total of 1,314 Hopkins County residents have received...

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State Announces Planned Change To COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution, First Case Of COVID-19 UK Variant
Jan08

State Announces Planned Change To COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution, First Case Of COVID-19 UK Variant

Limited Number Of Vaccines Currently Only Available While the COVID-19 vaccine distribution is still in the first stages, with only a limited supply of the first dose of the vaccine available for specific people at limited locations across the state, the state Thursday announced that the vaccination distribution process will be changing the way vaccines are distributed in Texas, by doing more distribution through designated large...

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FDA Finalizes Rule Improving Access To OTC Hearing Aids
Aug16

FDA Finalizes Rule Improving Access To OTC Hearing Aids

More Affordable Hearing Aids For Those With Mild To Moderate Hearing Impairment Could Be In Stores As Soon As Mid-October Today (Aug. 16, 2022), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a final rule to improve access to hearing aids which may in turn lower costs for millions of Americans. This action establishes a new category of over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids, enabling consumers with perceived mild to moderate hearing...

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Hopkins County Drought Conditions Persist, In Spite Of Rain
Aug10

Hopkins County Drought Conditions Persist, In Spite Of Rain

Burn Ban Still Fully In Force In Hopkins County, 1 of 224 In Texas Under Burn Ban Although some areas over the past week have experienced a couple of good downbursts, the rain was nowhere near enough to offset the drought conditions Hopkins County is still experiencing. Thus, the burn ban enacted July 11, 2022, is still effective on Aug. 10, 2022 and for the foreseeable future for Hopkins County, according to Hopkins County Fire...

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Sulphur Springs Bustles With Activities Saturday
Apr23

Sulphur Springs Bustles With Activities Saturday

Sulphur Springs bustled with activities Saturday. A spring market, Earth Day Celebration, renovation of Kids Kingdom and a first responders event were among the many happenings on April 23, 2022 in Sulphur Springs. Kids Kingdom In Buford Park, volunteers began arriving early April 23, 2022, to get assignments to do their part to restore the playground for current and future generations of children to enjoy as much as youth have for...

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19 Saltillo Academic UIL Competitors Advancing From District To Region
Apr20

19 Saltillo Academic UIL Competitors Advancing From District To Region

Saltillo ISD earned 371 points, giving the academic UIL competitors a second place overall finish at the District Academic UIL Competition, making the team the Academic UIL Runner Up Champion this year. Saltillo had 31 competitors who racked up 32 individual awards; eight teams were recognized as well. Nineteen students scored high enough at the March 24 contest at Union Hill High School to advanced to the...

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Wildcats Baseball Falls in Tight One at Texas High 1-0
Apr13

Wildcats Baseball Falls in Tight One at Texas High 1-0

Coach Jerrod Hammack’s team ended up on the wrong side of a dead-even match-up, giving up an error that proved costly.  Sulphur Springs fought all 7 innings to get the win Tuesday which would have been two straight victories for the Wildcats.  Baseball had two runners on in three of their first four at-bats, but could not turn them into runs as the Wildcats left those innings empty handed.  For three and a half innings the game...

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Wildcats Baseball Can’t Keep Up, Losing to Longview 10-4
Apr07

Wildcats Baseball Can’t Keep Up, Losing to Longview 10-4

Baseball lost a much-needed win in a duel with Longview Wednesday. Errors plagued the Wildcats as walks, errant throws and wild pitches allowed the Lobos to get the victory of Sulphur Springs in the Wednesday duel. Wildcats baseball trailed to start the game. Coach Jerrod Hammack’s team made a rally to lead shortly thereafter, only to watch it slip away as the Lobos stormed back for a 10-4 win Wednesday. Sulphur Springs found...

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No Teams In Action Today, But Wildcat Basketball At Home Tomorrow For Mid-Afternoon Contest
Nov26

No Teams In Action Today, But Wildcat Basketball At Home Tomorrow For Mid-Afternoon Contest

While there are no games today on Friday, Nov. 26, the Wildcats basketball team will be back at home tomorrow, on Saturday, Nov. 27. Coach Brandon Shaver and his squad will be hosting Henderson at 1:30 P.M. The Wildcats come in to tomorrow’s game 4-0 on the season, having gotten a close win versus Paris in their home-opener as well as three blowouts to boot. Their most recent one came in their previous match on Monday, Nov. 22...

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