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Jan. 17 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 10 New Cases, 50 Recoveries, 1,173 Vaccines Administered In Hopkins County
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Jan. 17 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 10 New Cases, 50 Recoveries, 1,173 Vaccines Administered In Hopkins County

The Texas Department of State Health Services’ Jan. 17 COVID-19 Case Counts dashboard showed 10 new COVID-19 cases, 50 novel coronavirus 2019 recoveries and one fatality on Sunday. Fourteen additional doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered while the COVID-19 patient count in Trauma Service Area F increased on Jan. 16, according to the DSHS Test and Hospital Data and COVID-19 Vaccines dashboards. positive COVID-19 result...

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Jan. 18-22 Meal A Day Menu
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Jan. 18-22 Meal A Day Menu

Although the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center remains closed due to COVID-19, volunteers continue to work five days a week preparing and delivering meals to shut-in elderly in the community. The Jan. 18-22 Meal A Day Menu includes: Monday – Tostada Casserole, Corn and Catalina Blend Vegetables Tuesday – Chicken and Dressing Casserole, Cranberry Sauce, Candied Carrots, Green Beans and a Roll Wednesday – Barbecue Rope...

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Saltillo Lions Basketball Team Continues Strong Play In District Games Friday
Jan17

Saltillo Lions Basketball Team Continues Strong Play In District Games Friday

The Saltillo Lions Basketball Team rolled over Avery, 72-51, in a district game Friday, January 15. The Lions got off to a good start and led 24-12 after one quarter. Avery reduced the deficit some in the second quarter but still trailed the Lions, 37-29 at the half. The Lions outscored Avery 35-22 in the second half to put the game away. The Lions remain unbeaten in district play at 5-0 and their season record is now 10-7. Against...

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Wildcats Go Unbeaten In Wylie Tournament With Saturday Morning Win Over Wylie East, 4-1
Jan17

Wildcats Go Unbeaten In Wylie Tournament With Saturday Morning Win Over Wylie East, 4-1

Hard to believe that the Wildcats Soccer Team opened their regular season with a pair of losses. The Wildcats lost at Terrell and were defeated soundly by Ennis in their first game of a tournament in Forney. Since then, the Wildcats have gone six games without a loss winning five and tying one. The Wildcats have been very hot in the Wylie ISD Men’s Soccer Showcase that ran this past Thursday through Saturday. The Wildcats won...

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Lady Cats End Princeton Tournament With A Loss To Little Elm, 5-2, Saturday
Jan17

Lady Cats End Princeton Tournament With A Loss To Little Elm, 5-2, Saturday

The Lady Cats Soccer Team has been battling the injury bug and they they have had a tough three days in a that ran Thursday through Saturday. The Lady Cats lost two games and tied one. After starting with a 0-0 tie Thursday against Sherman and a Friday loss to Garland Naaman Forest, 3-1, the Lady Cats dropped a 5-2 match Saturday night (January 16) to Little Elm. The Lady Lobos scored two first half goals and led 2-0 at the half....

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Jan. 16 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 17 New Cases, 80 Recoveries
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Jan. 16 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 17 New Cases, 80 Recoveries

While twice as many new COVID-19 cases were reported on Saturday than on Friday, 80 additional recoveries were reported in the Texas Department of State Health Services Jan. 16 COVID-19 Texas Case Counts dashboard. The COVID-19 Vaccine dashboard shows 130 additional doses of the COVID-19 vaccine had been administered in Hopkins County as of 11:59 p.m. Jan. 15, while the Test and Hospital Data dashboard showed a slight increase in...

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SSMS Finishes First At 2021 Middle School District OAP Competition
Jan16

SSMS Finishes First At 2021 Middle School District OAP Competition

The SSISD Fine Arts Department Saturday afternoon announced that the Sulphur Springs Middle School Theatre students finished first in the 2021 Middle School District One Act Play competition with their performance of David Soar’s “The Yellow Boat.” Six students also earned individual accolades for their acting. Emma Boatman was named Best Performer. Earning All Star Cast honors were Aiden Woodard, Layla Pogue and...

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Woman Arrested On Warrant Hid Methamphetamine In Her Bra
Jan16

Woman Arrested On Warrant Hid Methamphetamine In Her Bra

A36-year-old Sulphur Springs woman arrested on a warrant reportedly hid methamphetamine in her bra, according to arrest reports. Leigh Ann Smith (HCSO jail photo) Sulphur Springs Police Department Officer Sean Hoffman was made aware of a warrant issued for Leigh Ann Smith’s arrest. Hoffman located Smith in the office of a Helm Lane apartment complex and placed her into custody just before 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. Smith...

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Woman Jailed On Assault, Controlled Substance Charges Following A Disturbance With Her Roommate
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Woman Jailed On Assault, Controlled Substance Charges Following A Disturbance With Her Roommate

A 34-year-old Sulphur Springs resident was arrested on assault and controlled substance charges, following a disturbance with her roommate Friday afternoon, according to arrest reports. Hillary Kay Spigner (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Bobby Osornio and Sgt. Richard Greer responded around 4:45 p.m. Jan. 15, 2021, at the County Road 1174 residence to what was reported at that time to be a verbal...

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Three Receive Deferred Adjudication In District Court This Week
Jan16

Three Receive Deferred Adjudication In District Court This Week

Three people received deferred adjudication and one woman’s felony charge was dismissed in the 8th Judicial District Court this week, according to court reports. Dylan Cole Anderson (HCSO jail photo) Dylan Cole Anderson received a 5-year deferred sentence Jan. 14 for a Feb. 1, 2020 possession of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance charge. As part of a deal reached with prosecutors in...

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