Dike VFD Recognized For 34 Years Of Service
Dec23

Dike VFD Recognized For 34 Years Of Service

Hopkins County Commissioners Court and HCFD Chief Andy Endsley recognize Dike VFD members for 34 years of service to the community. Hopkins County Commissioners Court and Fire Chief Andy Endsley recognized Dike Volunteer Fire Department as part of Hopkins County Fire Department’s year-long 20th anniversary celebration. Each month a different volunteer fire department is recognized for their ongoing contributions to the...

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Dispatch Protocols, New System Discussed at VFD Chiefs Meeting
Sep13

Dispatch Protocols, New System Discussed at VFD Chiefs Meeting

Dispatch protocols and system were central topics discussed recently during the first meeting conducted between volunteer fire department chiefs and county officials since the coronavirus pandemic began in March. Dispatch Protocols Hopkins County Fire Department Chief Andy Endsley said one reason the meeting was called at the EOC/training center at the sheriff’s office instead of its usual location at Hopkins County Fire Station...

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Commissioners Approve Agreements With 5 VFDs, FEMA Hazardous Mitigation Grant Project Documents
Dec10

Commissioners Approve Agreements With 5 VFDs, FEMA Hazardous Mitigation Grant Project Documents

Fire protection agreements for five of the county’s volunteer fire departments, resolutions and agreements regarding FEMA Hazardous Mitigation Projects, a resolution in support of the Second Amendment and Article 1 Section 23 of Texas Constitution, and a budget amendment for Precinct 2 receive approval of Hopkins County Commissioners Court at their regular meeting Monday. Hopkins County Commissioners Court Fire Protection...

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Commissioners Court To Consider Property Purchase For Precinct 3, Subdivision Replat Request, 2 Solar Farm Proposals at Dec. 23 Meeting
Dec22

Commissioners Court To Consider Property Purchase For Precinct 3, Subdivision Replat Request, 2 Solar Farm Proposals at Dec. 23 Meeting

Dike VFD To Be Recognized Monday Hopkins County Commissioners Court has a full agenda Monday, with several contracts, including for fire protection agreements with volunteer fire departments and for 2 solar farms, recognition of a volunteer fire department, a request for a subdivision replat and discontinued maintenance of two county roads among the items up for discussion and consideration. Dike Volunteer Fire Department is slated to...

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Tira News – April 9, 2020
Apr09

Tira News – April 9, 2020

By Jan Vaughn Tira resident Judy Moore, director of Hopkins County Community Chest, and her son, Gene, lost their house to fire on Tuesday, April 7. Their neighbor, Janie Lewis, reported that firefighters from Tira, North Hopkins, Sulphur Bluff, Dike, Klondike, Hopkins County, and Delta County fire departments came to fight the destructive fire. She adds that a lot of other people stopped by to help and shared that the Salvation Army...

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