Commissioners Court To Consider RFPs For Architectural Services Qualifications, Road Use Agreements
Jul25

Commissioners Court To Consider RFPs For Architectural Services Qualifications, Road Use Agreements

Hopkins County Commissioners Court appears to have a full agenda Monday morning, with items for architectural services qualifications for two projects, road use agreements and an interlocal agreement. The commissioners court is scheduled to consider authorizing issuance of requests for proposals for qualifications for architectural services related to the hazardous mitigation assistance grant programs for a Community Safe Room as well...

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Jan. 12 Deadline For Rural Hospitals, Nursing Facilities To Apply For ARPA COVID-19 Funding
Jan11

Jan. 12 Deadline For Rural Hospitals, Nursing Facilities To Apply For ARPA COVID-19 Funding

AUSTIN – The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is reminding rural hospitals and nursing facilities in Texas to apply for $128 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act funding to help pay for critical staffing needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, Jan. 12. “We’re encouraging health care providers who have worked so hard in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic to take advantage of this...

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Commissioners Court Considers 2 Building Projects, Gutter Repairs, Roof Renovations
Aug25

Commissioners Court Considers 2 Building Projects, Gutter Repairs, Roof Renovations

Hopkins County Commissioners Court had a full agenda during their regular meeting this week, including discussion requests for qualifications for engineering and architectural services for two building projects, roof repairs, gutter and downspout replacements and a replat request. Courthouse Roof Repairs Hopkins County Courthouse The county sought bids to remove and replace existing cooper gutters and downspouts on Hopkins County...

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Commissioners Approve Corinth Deed Transfer, RFQ Committee
Aug10

Commissioners Approve Corinth Deed Transfer, RFQ Committee

Hopkins County Commissioners Court approved Corinth School deed transfer, and FRQ Selection Committee and budget amendments for two donations, during their regular August 9 meeting. Corinth School Property Hopkins County Commissioners Court was asked to transfer the deed for the old Corinth School Property to the county resident who has been paying the taxes on the County Road 4772 property for the past few years. The measure,...

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Portion Of County’s ARP Funding Earmarked for Trustee Housing Facility
Jul27

Portion Of County’s ARP Funding Earmarked for Trustee Housing Facility

County Eyes Hazardous Mitigation Assistance Grant For Community Safe Room Hopkins County officials are considering building two structures near the sheriff’s office, a trustee housing facility and a community safe room. Trustee Housing Hopkins County officials plan to use a portion of the $7-plus million the county has been awarded in American Rescue Program funding to construct a trustee housing facility. The facility would...

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PJC Board of Regents Approve Dual Credit Agreement, Revise COVID Policy
Jun01

PJC Board of Regents Approve Dual Credit Agreement, Revise COVID Policy

At their Monday, May 25 meeting, the Paris Junior College Board of Regents gave annual approval to the dual credit memorandum for high schools, and modified mask rules to reflect Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s executive order.  While giving approval to the dual credit memorandum, regents learned that the Pioneer Academy Charter School in Greenville is a new addition. They will bring students to the PJC-Greenville Center for...

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A&M-Commerce Selected To Receive Texas Emergency Aid Funding For Students
May19

A&M-Commerce Selected To Receive Texas Emergency Aid Funding For Students

Austin, Texas – Texas A&M University-Commerce is among 57 higher education institutions selected from among 124 applicants to receive Texas Emergency Aid Grant Program funding, according to an announcement Monday by Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Texas Higher Education Foundation, the Greater Texas Foundation and the Trellis Foundation. In addition to TAMU-C, other colleges and universities around the region named as...

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County Received Grant for Roads; Approved Budget Monday
Sep15

County Received Grant for Roads; Approved Budget Monday

At a regular meeting of the Hopkins County Commissioners Court Monday morning, the court approved its’ budget for the next fiscal that begins October 1. The tax rate in the budget increases a bit, according to County Judge Robert Newsom. Also, Monday morning the Hopkins County Commissioners Court approved a disaster recovery grant, a Texas Community Development Block Grant, that will be providing funds to offset money spent on...

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