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CARES Funding For Qualifying Small Businesses Being Distributed By City
Oct27

CARES Funding For Qualifying Small Businesses Being Distributed By City

CARES funding to help qualifying small businesses has finally come through. The checks for $2,500 were being distributed Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020 by the City of Sulphur Springs to 28 qualifying small businesses impacted by COVID-19 pandemic. This City of Sulphur Springs COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Program is made possible by the CARES Act-Coronavirus Relief Fund. The funding is passed through to the city from the state of...

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Sulphur Springs Announces Football Schedule
Jul23

Sulphur Springs Announces Football Schedule

SSISD Athletic Director and Varsity Head Coach, Greg Owens, announced the schedule for the 2020-2021 season for what will be a delayed football season. With the UIL’s latest adjustements due to the Covid-19 pandemic of delaying fall sports for 5A & 6A schools, Sulphur Springs had to scramble to find new opponents for some of the pre-district games since 4A schools will not be delayed and those opponent’s schedules...

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City Offering Grants Of Up To $2,500 To Qualified Small Businesses Impacted By COVID-19
Jul16

City Offering Grants Of Up To $2,500 To Qualified Small Businesses Impacted By COVID-19

Only 31 Applications Received So Far For City’s Small Business Assistance Program Applications were still available Thursday for eligible Sulphur Springs businesses interested in applying for the City of Sulphur Springs’ small business assistance grant program. The city proposed the planned program, which gained approval, at last Tuesday’s regular City Council meeting to provide a small amount of assistance to...

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City Of Sulphur Springs Establishes Small Business Assistance Program In Response To COVID-19
Jul07

City Of Sulphur Springs Establishes Small Business Assistance Program In Response To COVID-19

Applications Available Online And Will Be Accepted Beginning At 8 a.m. July 8 Sulphur Springs City Council Tuesday night authorized the establishment of a small business assistance program in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Qualifying small Sulphur Springs businesses can download the application starting Tuesday evening from the COVID-19 Business Resources menu on the City of Sulphur Springs’ website to seek up to $2,500 in...

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City Facility Reservation, Use Policy On July 7 Council Agenda
Jul07

City Facility Reservation, Use Policy On July 7 Council Agenda

The regular meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council will once again be conducted via teleconference at 7 p.m. July 7, 2020. A recording of the meetting will be available for the general public to view on Youtube. These measures are due to COVID-19 precautions and restrictions. The July 7 agenda, in addition to the regular administrative reports and consent agenda, includes three resolutions, including one which would impact city...

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July 6, 2020 Update:  Masks Now Mandatory as 1 New COVID-19 Case Confirmed
Jul06

July 6, 2020 Update: Masks Now Mandatory as 1 New COVID-19 Case Confirmed

The Hopkins County Emergency Management Team at 3:30 p.m. Monday, July 6th, reported they’d been notified of 1 more new positive COVID-19 case reported in the last 24 hours. This puts the county over the 20 case threshold meaning the mask mandate from the governor WILL be in effect in Hopkins County. The total number of cases reporting positive since the pandemic began is now 71, with 50 recoveries leaving the 21 active cases....

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Hopkins County COVID-19 Update: 8 New Positive Cases Reported June 30
Jun30

Hopkins County COVID-19 Update: 8 New Positive Cases Reported June 30

Newsom: CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Still Has Room In COVID-19 Unit The Hopkins County Emergency Management Team at 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, reported they’d received notification of 8 new positive COVID-19 cases in Hopkins County. That makes a total of 59 positive cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began in MidMarch, including 41 Hopkins County residents who have recovered. That leaves 18 active cases of...

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Sulphur Springs’ Annual Clean Up Days Postponed, Again
Jun30

Sulphur Springs’ Annual Clean Up Days Postponed, Again

The City of Sulphur Springs’ annual clean up days for city residents have been postponed a second time due the COVID-19 pandemic, City Manager Marc Maxwell announced at 1:15 p.m. June 29, 2020. Sulphur Springs’ annual clean up days, normally held in the spring, had been rescheduled for July 13-18. City officials today opted to error on the side of public health safety. “In an effort to protect the public and city...

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Hopkins County COVID-19 Report June 26: One New Positive Case, 11 Additional Recoveries
Jun26

Hopkins County COVID-19 Report June 26: One New Positive Case, 11 Additional Recoveries

The Hopkins County Emergency Management Team on Friday evening, June 26 reported 1 new confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in Hopkins County and several new recoveries. This makes a total of 52 positive cases since the pandemic began in MidMarch, and a total of 41 patients confirmed to have recovered from coronavirus. That leaves 11 active cases. Judge Robert Newsom reported the Governor’s order issued today placed responsibility...

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June 25th: Hopkins County  COVID-19 Report: One New Positive Case, 10 Recoveries
Jun25

June 25th: Hopkins County COVID-19 Report: One New Positive Case, 10 Recoveries

The Hopkins County Emergency Management Team gave a quick update on the status of COVID-19 cases Thursday afternoon (June 25th). One new positive case was confirmed in Hopkins County and 10 new recoveries were reported at this time. This makes a total of 51 positive cases since the pandemic began, but a total of 30 of those are confrimed recovered. This leaves 21 active cases. When asked about local hospital capacity, the Emergency...

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