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SH 154 Disturbance Results In Felony Warrant Arrest
Apr14

SH 154 Disturbance Results In Felony Warrant Arrest

A State Highway 154 disturbance resulted in a felony arrest Tuesday night, according to arrest reports. Mardy Lynn Hughey (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Elijah Fite, Drew Fisher and Mark Poindexter responded to a report of a disturbance involving two white males on State Highway 154 south. Prior to deputies’ arrival at the site for the SH 154 disturbance, one of the men involved in the...

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Chamber Connection – April 14, 2021
Apr14

Chamber Connection – April 14, 2021

By Butch Burney That clogging sound you hear is me trying to fill the big shoes left by Lezley Brown at the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce. Lezley’s last day in her current position is Friday, April 16. In her five years as President/CEO of the Chamber, Lezley has done an incredible job of positioning it for future success. During her tenure, Lezley has guided the Chamber into the updated office at 110 Main St., celebrated an...

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3 Transferred From Other Facilities On Felony Hopkins County Warrants
Apr14

3 Transferred From Other Facilities On Felony Hopkins County Warrants

A least three people were transferred from other facilities to Hopkins County jail on felony Hopkins County warrants; one woman was also arrested in Hopkins County on a felony warrant, according to arrest reports. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Amanda Weatherford was notified two men were being held in Kansas jails on one Hopkins County felony warrant each. Quantez Raymone Berry (HCSO jail photo) Brian Neil Faram (HCSO...

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CASA, Commissioners Court Encourage Community To Help Spread Awareness, Take Action To Help Prevent Child Abuse
Apr13

CASA, Commissioners Court Encourage Community To Help Spread Awareness, Take Action To Help Prevent Child Abuse

Lake Country CASA and Hopkins County Commissioners Court joined forces this week to encourage the community to help them with a very important cause, spreading awareness and acting to prevent child abuse. Several area schools also are standing together with officials in the efforts to protect kids from abuse and neglect, hosting dress up days, posting blue pinwheels of prevention, and making posters to spread awareness about child...

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SSISD Trustees Approve 10 Personnel Items
Apr13

SSISD Trustees Approve 10 Personnel Items

Following an executive session, SSISD Board of Trustees Monday night approved professional employment contracts and approved 10 personnel items. Overall, the board accepted one notice of retirement and four resignations, approved two new hires and three job swaps which will impact five campuses. Kenya Singleton notified the district of her planned retirement as special programs/testing coordinator at Sulphur Springs Middle School. The...

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Dermatology, Urology Among Medical Specialty Needs Offered In Sulphur Springs
Apr13

Dermatology, Urology Among Medical Specialty Needs Offered In Sulphur Springs

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Business News By Holly Ragan, Senior Market Development, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs, [email protected] Sulphur Springs, Texas, April 13, 2021 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has ONE mission: To Extend the Health Ministry of Jesus Christ. Important Notice We are aware of the new order announced by Texas Governor Greg...

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Winnsboro Police Department Media Report April 5-11, 2021
Apr13

Winnsboro Police Department Media Report April 5-11, 2021

The Winnsboro Police Department media report for the week of April 5-11, 2021, included the following activity: Arrests Winnsboro Police Department badge Dakota Robinson, 25 years of age, of Plano, was arrested on 4/09/2021 for possession of drug paraphernalia.Megan Wells,32 years of age, of Winnsboro, was arrested on 4/10/2021 for a Mount Vernon Municipal Court warrant for neglect to return book or other property.Tara Rogers, 34...

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Public Notice: Child Find Process Helps SSISD Identify, Locate, Evaluate Students Birth-21 Years In Need of Special Education, Relate Services
Apr13

Public Notice: Child Find Process Helps SSISD Identify, Locate, Evaluate Students Birth-21 Years In Need of Special Education, Relate Services

Federal and state laws require all students (birth through age 21) with disabilities, residing within the SSISD district, who are in need of special education and related services, including children with disabilities attending private schools and children who are homeless or are a ward of the state, to be identified, located, and evaluated, which is a process referred to as CHILD FIND. “It is an annual, ongoing...

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Crain Reports No Problems Noted In County Audit
Apr13

Crain Reports No Problems Noted In County Audit

HVAC Units For Courthouse, Building Consulting Services, Donations, Agreement with City Approved By Commissioners Court Lewis Crain of Rutherford, Crain & Company, PC, when presenting the audit during the April 12, 2021 Hopkins County Commissioners Court, say despite a strange year, Hopkins County’s financials look good as far as the annual independent review. Crain repors the biggest change in revenues between the 2018-19...

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Providers To Pause Distribution Of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine; Moderna, Pfizer Vaccine To Be Administered As Scheduled
Apr13

Providers To Pause Distribution Of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine; Moderna, Pfizer Vaccine To Be Administered As Scheduled

CHRISTUS Health: Anyone Receiving J&J Vaccine In Last 2 Weeks Should Monitor For Symptoms, Contact PCP Immediately If Detected The Texas Department of State Health Services issued a statement asking all COVID-19 vaccine providers in Texas to pause all administration of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine following Tuesday’s recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and...

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