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SSISD, Other Weather Closures & Preparations
Feb02

SSISD, Other Weather Closures & Preparations

As the winter storm approaches, schools and businesses are evaluating conditions and making preparations and decisions regarding operations. Below are some of those changes and preparations that have been reported to KSST. CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital Sulphur Springs is cancelling this week’s COVID vaccine clinic that was schedule for Friday, Feb. 4, from 9 to 11 a.m. Clinics will resume as usual on Friday, Feb. 11, from 9 to 11...

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Cumby ISD Will Remain Closed Rest Of Week Due Staffing Shortages In Essential Areas Due To Illness
Jan19

Cumby ISD Will Remain Closed Rest Of Week Due Staffing Shortages In Essential Areas Due To Illness

Cumby ISD will remain closed the rest of the week due to continued staffing shortages in essential areas due to COVID and illnesses. Currently, classes are scheduled to resume at the usual time on Monday, Jan. 24, 2022. All extracurricular activities except varsity games have been canceled. Varsity will be played because they are district games and must be made up. The Wednesday and Friday games will be away. Saturday’s varsity...

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Several Area Schools Closed Following COVID-19 Surge
Jan13

Several Area Schools Closed Following COVID-19 Surge

Regardless of your opinions regarding COVID-19 and vaccinations, the virus has definitely taken a toll on local school districts this week, further taxing staff who were already feeling the stress caused as illnesses swept from classrooms to campuses and across districts. Many school districts in the area on Wednesday and Thursday announced plans for their schools will be closed through Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and are set to...

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Cumby ISD Will Be Closed Friday Due To Illness
Jan13

Cumby ISD Will Be Closed Friday Due To Illness

Cumby ISD superintendent’s office shortly after noon Thursday announced that a decision has been made to close school Friday, “due to a large percentage of staff and student population being out due to illness.” Cumby ISD will be closed tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. School was already scheduled to be closed Monday, Jan. 17, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Classes are scheduled to resume as usual on...

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3 Local Schools Closed Until Sept. 7 Due to COVID, Illnesses
Aug31

3 Local Schools Closed Until Sept. 7 Due to COVID, Illnesses

At least 3 local school districts that serve Hopkins County students are closed for at least a week due to COVID-19 cases and related absences. North Hopkins ISD North Hopkins ISD officials were the first Hopkins County school to make the decision this week to close. District officials posted a notice at 5:31 p.m. Aug. 30 that the campus would be closed due to COVID-19. “Due to an increase in Covid related absences and infection...

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SBISD Conducting Surveys To Better Assist Students; Other Schools Also Working To Meet Children’s Needs
Mar17

SBISD Conducting Surveys To Better Assist Students; Other Schools Also Working To Meet Children’s Needs

School may be out for students this week, but administrators and staff at local school districts have been working diligently since last week to keep abreast of the situation and be able to offer services to assist students’ families while classes are suspended due to the COVID-19 concerns. Sulphur Bluff and Miler Grove ISD administrators are asking families to complete surveys to assess their needs. Several schools, such as...

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COVID-19 Update: Courts, Jail Procedures Impacted As Preventive Measures
Mar14

COVID-19 Update: Courts, Jail Procedures Impacted As Preventive Measures

All Local School Districts Cancel Classes Next Week; No Confirmed Coronavirus Reported In Hopkins County Local government entities continue to make preparations to prevent potential spread of the coronavirus. As of noon Saturday, no cases of COVID-19 had been reported in Hopkins County. While 51 cases of COVID-19 had been reported throughout the state Saturday, the nearest confirmed cases to Hopkins County, according to Texas...

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*Update: ALL Hopkins County Schools To Be Closed Next Week
Mar13

*Update: ALL Hopkins County Schools To Be Closed Next Week

The list of local schools extending spring break, as a precaution against coronavirus, continued to grow Friday afternoon with all Hopkins County districts and Yantis opting not to hold classes next week. UIL has also suspended all activities March 16-29. Cumby, North Hopkins, Como-Pickton, Sulphur Springs ISD, Miller Grove, Saltillo, Sulphur Bluff all confirmed this afternoon that they will not have classes next week. SSISD posted...

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Agreement For D6, Contracts For Legal Research, Construction Of Trusty Housing Facility Approved
Mar30

Agreement For D6, Contracts For Legal Research, Construction Of Trusty Housing Facility Approved

A 381 agreement was approved for D6, Inc., along with contracts for legal research resources and construction of a trusty housing facility, and other items this week. 381 Agreement Hopkins County Commissioners Court at their regular meeting this week approved a 381 agreement for D6, Inc., providing a tax incentive for the company to relocate its corporate headquarters from Oregon to Sulphur Springs, Texas and expand their...

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Weather-Related Schedule Changes
Feb04

Weather-Related Schedule Changes

Oncor Still Working To Restore Power In Some Areas The sun is beginning to peek out from the clouds, melting some snow and ice, but temperatures remained below freezing late Friday morning. Hopkins County residents, along with those across North Texas, are still cautioned to be remain home if they can to avoid the patches of ice that remain on roadways. With temperatures only expected to be above freezing for a few hours, and...

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