City To Hold Sept. 24 Hearing Regarding Special Election Called For Proposition A
Sep17

City To Hold Sept. 24 Hearing Regarding Special Election Called For Proposition A

If you have comments, questions or thoughts regarding the upcoming special election for Proposition A, then be sure to mark Sept. 24 on your calendar. A public hearing will be held at 7 p.m. that Tuesday at City Hall, 201 North Davis St., to notify Sulphur Springs residents of the scope and budget impact of the proposition. Sulphur Springs City County at their regular July meeting called for the Nov. 5 election this summer in order to...

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Fall Festival Creative Arts Contest By Johanna Hicks
Sep17

Fall Festival Creative Arts Contest By Johanna Hicks

Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Family & Consumer Sciences, 1200-B West Houston St., P.O.Box 518, Sulphur springs, TX 75483; 903-885-3443 – phone 903-439-4909 – Fax, [email protected] Interest is building for the Creative Arts Contest! Last month, I gave information about the Arts and Crafts Show, in which vendors sell their hand-crafted items. This week, I’m focusing on the Creative Arts Contest, which is...

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Hopkins County Hospital District Board Of Directors Agenda for Sept. 17, 2019
Sep16

Hopkins County Hospital District Board Of Directors Agenda for Sept. 17, 2019

Hopkins County Hospital District Called Meeting of Board of Directors Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Notice is hereby given that a Called Meeting of the Board of Directors of Hopkins County Hospital District will be held on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 6:00 pm in the Plaza Conference Room of the CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic at 113 Airport Road, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482 AGENDA Call to OrderInvocationPublic ForumReview and Approve Tax Rate...

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Sept. 17 Hospital District Board To Consider Tax Rate, Budget, Organization
Sep14

Sept. 17 Hospital District Board To Consider Tax Rate, Budget, Organization

Hopkins County Hospital District Board of Directors have called a special meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday Sept. 17 to discuss a number of items during their regular session and at least two during executive session. Budget and Tax Rate The hospital district board are slated to review and approve the tax rate and budget for the fiscal year which will end on Sept. 30, 2020. HCHD CEO Ron Folwell in May reported the district to be “doing fairly...

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SSISD Receives $1.035 Million In Additional State Aid From 6 Years Worth Of Property Value Studies, Appeals
Sep14

SSISD Receives $1.035 Million In Additional State Aid From 6 Years Worth Of Property Value Studies, Appeals

Sulphur Springs Independent School District is contracting with a legal firm to see if additional state funding through property value studies and appeals. “We have had a contract with Linebarger since 2013 and this is where they take the Comptroller’s values and look at what they are compared to the county’s. When the Comptroller’s is a lot higher, they’ll just use that or appeal it for us. It’s...

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Kumler “Gangie” Mund
Sep14

Kumler “Gangie” Mund

A memorial service for Kumler “Gangie” Mund, age 87, of Como will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, at West Oaks Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be one hour prior to service time. Gangie passed away on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital. Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home. www.westoaksfuneralhome.com With our condolences.

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Ramsay Announces Intention To Run For Third Term As 8th Judicial District Attorney
Sep14

Ramsay Announces Intention To Run For Third Term As 8th Judicial District Attorney

Will Ramsay Will Ramsay has announced his intention to seek re-election as the District Attorney of the 8th Judicial District. Ramsay, a Republican, has held the post since he took the oath of office on Jan. 1, 2013. The 8th Judicial District Attorney’s Office serves Delta, Franklin and Hopkins counties. “Being entrusted, over the last two terms, to serve the people of these three counties as District Attorney is one of the great...

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Midlothian Man Jailed In Ellis County On Felony Hopkins County Warrant
Sep14

Midlothian Man Jailed In Ellis County On Felony Hopkins County Warrant

Brian Lynn McPike A 49-year-old Midlothian man was in custody Friday in Ellis County jail on a felony Hopkins County warrant. Officials from the other county notified Hopkins County sheriff’s officials that Brian Lynn McPike was in custody on the charge. Transport Deputy Melvin Jackson traveled to Ellis County, where he took McPike into custody at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, and transported him to Hopkins County jail, where he was...

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Allan Will Not Seek Another Term As Constable
Sep13

Allan Will Not Seek Another Term As Constable

Hopkins County Constable Bill Allan Precinct 2 Constable Bill Allan said Friday he does not plan to to seek another term in office. “I have been part of Hopkins County law enforcement for around 20 years. I will be here until Jan. 1, 2021. Then, it will be 22 years. I’ve enjoyed my job and have been told I do make a difference,” Allan said. “I have about 1 year and four months left. I’ll continue to do my...

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Hopkins County Records For Sept. 13, 2019
Sep13

Hopkins County Records For Sept. 13, 2019

Applications For Marriage Licenses Daniel Larue Yazvac and Melissa RiosJarrett Lamar Devon Grant and Jordan Renee LeeKenneth Alvin Hollie II and Alexandria Lee McGaheeSteven Charles Gilreath and ALyssa Reneee CockrumDaniel A. Lira Quiroz and Estelfa V. Trujillo CortesMichael Joseph Ross and Nichole Glenette AlbertSkylar Glenn Green and Kimberlee Rae AldridgeAntonio Dimitri Parker and Jessica Nicole LuncefordEdwars Vicente Henandez and...

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