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Sulphur Springs ISD Put Contingency Plan In Place In Case Inclement Weather, Dangerous Road Conditions Persists Next Week
Feb12

Sulphur Springs ISD Put Contingency Plan In Place In Case Inclement Weather, Dangerous Road Conditions Persists Next Week

While Monday is a regularly scheduled student holiday for many school districts, including those who attend Sulphur Springs ISD, after Thursday’s icy conditions, administrators are busy working on a contingency plan in case the freezing drizzle and snow persist past Presidents Day, making travel unsafe. SSISD logo Sulphur Springs ISD began putting the contingency plan in place Friday, just the roads remain too icy for families,...

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Prepare For Winter Storms: Learn Weather-Related Terms, Winterize Homes & Vehicles, Act To Protect Animals
Dec20

Prepare For Winter Storms: Learn Weather-Related Terms, Winterize Homes & Vehicles, Act To Protect Animals

Mario Villarino By Mario Villarino, Texas AgriLife Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources in Hopkins County, [email protected] Storms can last for days, resulting in power outages, blocked or closed roads, and flooding. Being prepared for winter storms includes understanding weather-related terms, winterizing homes and vehicles, and taking action to protect family members, pets, livestock, and neighbors....

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NWS Feb. 24, 2022: Winter Storm Warning & Hazardous Weather Outlook Issued
Feb24

NWS Feb. 24, 2022: Winter Storm Warning & Hazardous Weather Outlook Issued

Local Emergency Management Official Gives Update On Conditions Thursday Morning The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a winter storm warning and hazardous weather outlook until 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022, for North and Central Texas. Icicles on a black surface Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022 Today and tonight, freezing rain and freezing drizzle will continue across much of North and Central Texas, including portions of...

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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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Sulphur Springs ISD Employees Will Receive Pay, Some At Premium, For Days School Was Closed Due To Weather
Mar02

Sulphur Springs ISD Employees Will Receive Pay, Some At Premium, For Days School Was Closed Due To Weather

District Applying To TEA For Waivers For 5 Missed School Days Sulphur Springs ISD employees will receive pay for the days school was closed due to winter weather; the district will also seek state waivers for 5 missed school days due to extreme, dangerous road and other conditions due to ice and snow last month. SSISD Board of Trustees Vice President Craig Roberts calls the joint school board-Strategic Planning Committee meeting to...

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Friday: Weather-Related Closures, Schedule Changes, Postponements
Feb18

Friday: Weather-Related Closures, Schedule Changes, Postponements

With several inches of snow already covering the ground, another wintry storm on Wednesday night brought more snow and ice making travel difficult and dangerous until temperatures rise to allow thaw. Schools and organizations have reported weather-related closures and schedule changes as a safety precaution. Those weather-related schedule changes reported to KSST include: Schools Sulphur Springs ISD will remain closed and remote...

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Tuesday: Weather-Related Closures, Schedule Changes
Feb15

Tuesday: Weather-Related Closures, Schedule Changes

With several inches of snow covering the ground and another wintry storm predicted, schools and organizations have reported weather-related closures and schedule changes as a safety precaution. Those weather-related schedule changes reported to KSST include: Schools Sulphur Springs ISD will remain closed and remote instruction is canceled Tuesday-Friday, February 16- 19, due to power outages and dangerous weatherNorth Hopkins ISD is...

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Machine Which Allowed City To Treat Icy Roads, Intersections Broke, Limiting Response
Feb14

Machine Which Allowed City To Treat Icy Roads, Intersections Broke, Limiting Response

All Roads Are Slick With Snow Covering Icy Surfaces; Motorists Cautioned Against Travel, Urged To Stay Home If At All Possible Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell just before noon Sunday issued a plea urging motorists who are able to please remain at home off the roads. The sanding machine which the city uses to spread a mixture on intersections and streets to make them passable during ice and snow has broken, irreparably. This...

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Residents Urged To Stay Home Off Roads When Possible, Use Extreme Caution Driving
Feb11

Residents Urged To Stay Home Off Roads When Possible, Use Extreme Caution Driving

Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County law enforcement and emergency services personnel had responded to multiple minor vehicle crashes due to the weather Thursday morning. Thus, emergency responders are urging all who are able to remain at home until conditions improve. Those who cannot avoid travel are urged to use extreme caution driving, plan on driving slowly and allowing time for weather delays to traffic. While most of the major...

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* Weather-Related Scheduling Changes Reported Feb. 11
Feb11

* Weather-Related Scheduling Changes Reported Feb. 11

Some local school districts, county buildings and one learning center have notified KSST they are planning delayed starts to the school day on Thursday, Feb. 11, due to inclement weather. Other school districts have made the decision to be closed all day Thursday due to the icy conditions. Other districts are monitoring the situation and will make announcements if any determinations are needed regarding late starts or cancelations....

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