48 Percent Of All COVID-19 Cases In Hopkins County Are In Adults Age 51 and Older
Oct29

48 Percent Of All COVID-19 Cases In Hopkins County Are In Adults Age 51 and Older

Wondering which age groups are being impacted most by COVID-19 in Hopkins County? Almost 50 percent of all COVID-19 cases in Hopkins County are in adults ages 51 years or older, according to information compiled by the Local Health Authority and reported by HC/SSEM on Oct. 29. Cumulatively, 34 percent of all Hopkins County residents who have received positive COVID-19 results have been age 61 or older, that’s a 3 percent...

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Oct. 29 COVID-19 Update: 5 Fatalities, 4 New Cases, 81 Recoveries Reported For Hopkins County
Oct29

Oct. 29 COVID-19 Update: 5 Fatalities, 4 New Cases, 81 Recoveries Reported For Hopkins County

Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials, in the Oct. 29 COVID-19 update, reported good news Thursday: only 4 new positive lab confirmed cases and a whopping 81 recoveries were reported. However, Texas Department of State Health Services on Oct. 29 reported 5 additional Hopkins County COVID-19 fatalities. HC/SSEM Oct. 29 COVID-19 Update Hopkins County appeared to be headed in a better direction Thursday, with only...

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Mulberry Street Disturbance Results In Felony Warrant Arrest
Oct29

Mulberry Street Disturbance Results In Felony Warrant Arrest

New Boston Woman Also Arrested Wednesday On Felony Warrant A Mulberry Street disturbance resulted in a warrant arrest Wednesday evening. A New Boston woman was also arrested Wednesday on an unrelated felony warrant, according to arrest reports. Mulberry Street Disturbance Sulphur Springs Police Officer Cameron Robinson was dispatched to the 1000 block of Mulberry Street Wednesday evening, Oct. 28, to what was reported as a physical...

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Harvey: CMFHSS Stands Ready To Serve Community Needs Daily And During Pandemic
Oct29

Harvey: CMFHSS Stands Ready To Serve Community Needs Daily And During Pandemic

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital Sulphur Springs President and CEO Paul Harvey said the CMFHSS stands ready to serve and meet community needs daily and during the pandemic. Planning, state nurses and additional accommodations made possible through CARES funding are helping to better equip CMFHSS during the COVID-19 pandemic, the hospital official reported during the regular Hopkins County Hospital District Board of Directors meeting...

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Tira News: Vaughns Enjoy Visits From Family, Early Halloween Fun
Oct29

Tira News: Vaughns Enjoy Visits From Family, Early Halloween Fun

By Jan Vaughn The Weir family celebrated Wesley’s 20th birthday all weekend. Yvonne reports, “He got a special pancake from IHOP, went to the tire shop and car wash. On Sunday, he had a party at the Northeast Texas Children’s Museum. All of his nieces, nephews, siblings, and Sarah and Lucas and his friend, Cindy Newkirk, were there. It was a costume party. Lots of fun and good memories!” Tira city limit sign Robert & Yvonne’s...

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Deputies Found 2 Baggies Of Methamphetamine While Serving A Felony Warrant
Oct28

Deputies Found 2 Baggies Of Methamphetamine While Serving A Felony Warrant

2 Others Arrested On Felony Warrants Deputies allegedly found 2 baggies of methamphetamine while serving a felony warrant. Two others were also arrested on unrelated felony warrants as well, according to arrest reports. Methamphetamine Arrest Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Tanner Steward and Deputies M. Poindexter and Bobby Osornio went to a South Moore Street residence Tuesday night, Oct. 27, 2020 in an attempt to locate...

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Oct. 28 COVID-19 Update: 37 New Cases, 2 Fatalities, 236 Active Cases
Oct28

Oct. 28 COVID-19 Update: 37 New Cases, 2 Fatalities, 236 Active Cases

Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials in the Oct. 28 COVID-19 update reported that 37 additional Hopkins County residents received positive lab-confirmed COVID-19 results in the last 24 hours and 2 additional COVID-19 fatalities were assigned to Hopkins County by Texas Department of State Health Services on Oct. 28 as well. October has officially surpassed September as the worst month this year in Hopkins...

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Wildcats Team Tennis Coach Says Too Many Mistakes Hurt In Bi-District Match Loss
Oct28

Wildcats Team Tennis Coach Says Too Many Mistakes Hurt In Bi-District Match Loss

Wildcats Team Tennis Coach Tony Martinez says his team basically beat themselves with mistakes in a 19-0 loss to Whitehouse in a bi-district match at LeTourneau University in Longview Tuesday. He says his players needed to be more aggressive at the net and needed to angle there returns instead of hitting them right back at an opponent. He says the Wildcats served well. Coach Martinez says he tried several strategic moves in an attempt...

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Chamber Connection: Thanks To Stew Contest Sponsors
Oct28

Chamber Connection: Thanks To Stew Contest Sponsors

By Lezley Brown, CEO/President, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce This year’s Hopkins County Stew Contest certainly looked different than it ever has before; 88 cooks were spread out over 14 acres, most people got their stew via the drive-through, and the park looked a bit empty. But, there was something that was the same … people had fun! The spirit of the stew contest remained in this year marked with cancellations, and we are so...

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Ribbon Cutting, Blessing For New Ruth And Jack Gillis Women’s Center Held Oct. 27
Oct28

Ribbon Cutting, Blessing For New Ruth And Jack Gillis Women’s Center Held Oct. 27

A ribbon cutting and blessing for the new Ruth & Jack Gillis Women’s Center was held Tuesday evening, Oct. 27, 2020 at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs. Officially unveiled to the community was the new new living Donor wall. It recognizes those who have made contributions to Hopkins County Health Care Foundation over the years. Janet Jordan and Judy Gillis and special guests at ribbon cutting for the Ruth and...

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