Food Bank To Help Feed Hungry in Sulphur Springs on July 17th
Jul01

Food Bank To Help Feed Hungry in Sulphur Springs on July 17th

NORTH TEXAS FOOD BANK TO DISTRIBUTE FOOD AT HOPKINS COUNTY REGIONAL CIVIC CENTER TO HELP FEED HUNGRY NORTH TEXANS DURING COVID-19 What: Hopkins County Regional Civic Center, in partnership with the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB), will be distributing kitted food boxes through a low-touch distribution model on July 17th , 2020. Distribution will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. To receive food, visitors must be in a vehicle. No...

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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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Should Officials Continue With 4th Of July Celebration?
Jun28

Should Officials Continue With 4th Of July Celebration?

As Governor Abbott’s latest executive order effectively bans outdoor gatherings of 100 or more, the order also allows for local officials to make decisions on events planned for their communites. KSST News would like to know what you think of the event scheduled for Saturday July 4th, by voting in our poll. What do you think local officals should decide on July 4th Celebration? Cancel It: Don't take any risks. (48%) Go ahead...

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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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Will We Ever Cruise Again?
Jun22

Will We Ever Cruise Again?

Most of us here at KSST love to travel by cruise ship. Whether Alaska, Caribbean, or even traversing the Panama Canal, traveling by cruise ship has wonderful qualities. But a worldwide pandemic has but the entire cruise industry on hold. The dates that cruise companies will resume cruising keep getting pushed back. The much anticipated Virgin Cruises first ship, Scarlet Lady, was supposed to debut at the end of March, then July, and...

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June 22nd: Hopkins County Updates On Latest COVID-19 Cases
Jun22

June 22nd: Hopkins County Updates On Latest COVID-19 Cases

The Hopkins County Emergency Management Team gave a quick update on the status of COVID-19 cases Monday afternoon (June 22nd). Two new positive cases were confirmed in Hopkins County and no new recoveries were reported at this time. The Emergency Managment Team did not have any updates on the status of the the two deaths being reported by the state. One of those cases is being challenged in it’s determination by the local health...

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Paul Teut
Jun22

Paul Teut

A Memorial service for Paul Teut, age 60, of Yantis, will be held at a later date. Paul passed away in the early hours of Saturday morning, June 20, 2020 at his residence. Paul Teut was born February 20, 1960 in Iowa City, IA to Eldon and Creta Teut. He worked in quality control in the food industry. Paul is survived by his sons, Jeremy Durig of Yantis, Taylor Teut of Denison, IA, Tim Teut of Ames, IA; his parents; grandchildren,...

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PJC Begins Face-To-Face Classes
Jun22

PJC Begins Face-To-Face Classes

By PJC-Sulphur Springs Center, Public Information Services PJC expands Summer II offerings with face-to-face classes Working to meet the varied learning needs of students, Paris Junior College has addedseveral face-to-face classes to a Summer II term already offering a larger than normal number ofonline classes. Financial assistance is also available to help students pay for their classes.Summer II begins on July 8. “PJC is...

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Vandalism At Kid’s Kingdom
Jun22

Vandalism At Kid’s Kingdom

The Sulphur Springs Police Department reported on some vandalism that occurred at Kid’s Kingdom at Buford Park sometime between 10am Friday, June 19th and 9am Saturday, June 20th. Crimestoppers is paying a reward of up to $1000 for information in this case. If you have any information that could help solve this crime, you are encouraged to call Crimestoppers at 903-885-2020, and you may remain anonymous. Kid’s Kingdom was...

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