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Progress In the Pacific Park: Grays Building Foundation Is Being Poured
Oct21

Progress In the Pacific Park: Grays Building Foundation Is Being Poured

Crews continue to make progress in Pacific Park on the new Grays Building. The project reached another construction landmark, pouring of the concrete for the foundation. Foundation work begins on the new Grays Building Wednesday morning, October. 21, 2020 Starting at 7 a.m. Oct. 21, 2020, Bell concrete began arriving with product which a Potts Concrete Construction crew placed on the construction site. By 9 a.m., a good section of the...

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Hopkins County Stew Drive-Thru Is This Saturday, Oct. 24
Oct21

Hopkins County Stew Drive-Thru Is This Saturday, Oct. 24

By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce The time has come to get your stew in this year’s Stew Drive-thru! On Saturday, October 24, you can drive through to choose chicken or beef stew. All quarts are $10 and will include cheese and crackers. No tickets for park admission will be sold, but the drive-through will be available while supplies last. See you soon on Saturday, October 24 … 2020 Stew, We’re Driving...

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Hopkins County Oct. 20 COVID-19 Update: 2 Additional Nursing Home Deaths Reported
Oct20

Hopkins County Oct. 20 COVID-19 Update: 2 Additional Nursing Home Deaths Reported

Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials in the Hopkins County Oct. 20 COVID-19 update reported no new positive COVID-19 results were reported, great news following a report of 77 new cases on Monday. However, Texas Health and Human Services reported 2 deaths as of Oct. 6 were residents of a local nursing home. HC/SSEM Reports No new patient recoveries were reported on Oct. 20 either, so the active case count...

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Updates Given On SSISD COVID-19 Cases, Enrollment
Oct20

Updates Given On SSISD COVID-19 Cases, Enrollment

Sulphur Springs ISD administrators provided updates Monday evening on COVID-19 cases and enrollment in Virtual Academy and face-to-face learning. COVID-19 Cases Assistant Superintendent Josh Williams reported the district has had a total of 78 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases, 46 students and 32 staff members who have tested positive for COVID-19 since school started on Sept. 1. He acknowledged that there were some cases before...

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Winnsboro Police Department Report For Oct. 12-18, 2020
Oct20

Winnsboro Police Department Report For Oct. 12-18, 2020

The Winnsboro Police Department media report for the week of Oct. 12-18, 2020, included the following activity: Arrests No arrests Calls for Service The Winnsboro Police Department responded to a total of 127 calls forservice during this reporting period. Citations The Winnsboro Police Department issued 18 citations and 37 warningsduring this reporting period. Winnsboro Police Department...

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City, County Recognized For Sharing CARES Funds For Devices For SSISD Students
Oct20

City, County Recognized For Sharing CARES Funds For Devices For SSISD Students

The city and county were recognized by Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees and administrators Monday evening for CARES Act fund contributions for devices for SSISD students. “We have the wonderful honor of being able to recognize the City of Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County for contributions to the Sulphur Springs Independent School District,” SSISD Board of Trustees President Robert Cody said...

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7 Personnel Changes Approved For SSISD
Oct20

7 Personnel Changes Approved For SSISD

Trustees Also Approve Membership In Legal Program, Head Start Policy Council Appointment Seven personnel changes were approved for SSISD Monday evening. The Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees also made a council appointment and renewed district membership in a legal program. An ESL/bilingual report too was presented during the 6 p.m. meeting Oct. 19. Personnel, Appointment Personnel changes approved for...

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United Way At Almost 30 Percent Of Goal Halfway Through Campaign
Oct20

United Way At Almost 30 Percent Of Goal Halfway Through Campaign

Hopkins County United Way is at almost 30 percent of the $150,000 goal to benefit 19 local agencies, halfway through the campaign. Campaign workers turned in another $10,892.85 in donations and pledges from businesses, individuals, elected officials, healthcare professionals and agencies during Tuesday morning’s campaign workers meeting. That raises the total collected so far to $42,694.42. Hopkins County United Way third weekly...

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Drive-Thru Flu Clinics Offered Oct. 22, Oct. 27 For All Ages
Oct20

Drive-Thru Flu Clinics Offered Oct. 22, Oct. 27 For All Ages

Weekly Business News, Oct. 20, 2020 By Holly Ragan, Senior Market Development, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs, [email protected] Sulphur Springs, Texas, October 20, 2020– CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has ONE mission: To Extend the Health Ministry of Jesus Christ. Flu Shots: Drive-Thru Clinics available for the community – ALL ages Take advantage of our drive-thru flu clinics...

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Oct. 19 Hopkins County COVID-19 Update: 77 New Cases, 61 Recoveries, 5 Additional Nursing Home Deaths
Oct19

Oct. 19 Hopkins County COVID-19 Update: 77 New Cases, 61 Recoveries, 5 Additional Nursing Home Deaths

October continues to be record setter for COVID-19 cases in Hopkins County. At least twice this month Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials have reported new daily high records in COVID-19 cases. The total number of new cases reported in HC/SSEM’s Oct. 19 Hopkins County COVID-19 update has already far exceeded those reported in previous months. Overall, HC/SSEM reported receiving confirmation that 77...

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