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Manhunt Results In 2 Arrests For Alleged Theft, Building Burglaries
Apr06

Manhunt Results In 2 Arrests For Alleged Theft, Building Burglaries

A manhunt resulted in two arrests Sunday morning. A 29-year-old man and 33-year-old Garland man allegedly ran after a property owner caught them stealing from his FM 2653 storage building April 5. One man was reportedly chased up a tree while the other was found later walking on FM 2653. Cash Allen Price Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office was contacted at 9:35 a.m. April 5 by a man alleging two men fled when he discovered them in...

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Commissioners To Consider Renewing Public Health Emergency Disaster Declaration
Apr05

Commissioners To Consider Renewing Public Health Emergency Disaster Declaration

http://www.hopkinscountytx.org/Hopkins County Commissioners Court will be asked Monday morning to consider renewing the public health emergency disaster declaration due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Hopkins County Commissioner Court Disaster Declaration April 6 will be the second time the court is asked to approve a health disaster declaration due to COVID-19. On March 23, the court extended until April 3 the emergency disaster...

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Paris District Road Report For The Week Of April 6, 2020
Apr05

Paris District Road Report For The Week Of April 6, 2020

TxDot Logo Paris — Here’s a look at planned road work in Paris District during the week of April 6, 2020. These Texas Department of Transportation schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues. Motorists are advised to remain alert and pay special attention to all signs, barricades and traffic controls, and reduce their speed as they approach and travel through work...

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Meal A Day Menu — April 6-10, 2020
Apr05

Meal A Day Menu — April 6-10, 2020

The Senior Citizens Center may be temporarily closed along with Sulphur Springs Public Library and city lobbies due to COVID-19, but the dedicated Meal A Day volunteers continue to work five days a week preparing and delivering meals to shut-ins in the community. The Meal-A Day Menu for April 6-10, 2020, as reported by Senior Citizens Center Director Karon Weatherman on March 30 includes: Monday — Chicken and Dressing Casserole,...

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May Elections Must Be Postponed, According To State Elections Official
Apr04

May Elections Must Be Postponed, According To State Elections Official

Cumby, Yantis Schools Have Already Postponed Their Elections Until November Both Cumby ISD and Yantis ISD postponed elections within the last week, just ahead of the Secretary of State elections officer’s email notifying local election officials that the May 2 elections must be postponed due to the Governor’s Executive Order requiring people to remain at home unless at an essential job or essential tasks such as grocery...

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COVID-19 Update: 4th Positive Case Confirmed In Hopkins County
Apr04

COVID-19 Update: 4th Positive Case Confirmed In Hopkins County

Hopkins County Emergency Management officials have just reported a fourth positive case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Hopkins County. Very few details are known about the case, except that it is a Hopkins County resident who is in self-isolation. The Local Health Authority is expect to begin working to obtain as much information as possible to protect the community. This case, like the three previous cases, is believed to be...

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Due To COVID-19, Como City Council Will Not Meet In April
Apr04

Due To COVID-19, Como City Council Will Not Meet In April

Como City officials announced that Como City Council will not meet again until May, provided the Governor’s Executive Order to stay at home and the county disaster declaration have ended, in order to observe state and county health guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic. Facebook post by City of Como officials regarding Como City Council meetings

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Stolen Vehicle Recovered In County Friday Morning Had Just Been Reported Stolen
Apr04

Stolen Vehicle Recovered In County Friday Morning Had Just Been Reported Stolen

A stolen vehicle recovered in the county Friday morning, was determined to be the Hyundai Accent a Sulphur Springs resident had just reported to police as stolen. Another vehicle and diaper bag were also reported stolen from the same Davis Street residence April 3. The reports were among three theft and five burglary reports Sulphur Springs Police made between April 1 and April 4. Davis Street Thefts, Burglary The North Davis Street...

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Cumby ISD Meal Program Changes Planned Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
Apr03

Cumby ISD Meal Program Changes Planned Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Cumby Independent School District meal program changes are planned in response to the continued rise in COVID-19 cases across the country and state. (Hopkins County has remained at 3 positive cases since Monday, March 30). The Cumby ISD meal program will continue but, will only be available for pick up once a week. Cumby ISD Superintendent Shelly Slaughter, in a letter to parents and guardians, said the change will help better limit...

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Walmart Limiting Customer Entry In Stores To Support Social Distancing
Apr03

Walmart Limiting Customer Entry In Stores To Support Social Distancing

Walmart today announced new COVID-19 preventive measures the business will be implementing that will affect how shopping is conducted at the store. In the last few weeks, the business has adjusted the hours of operation and implemented additional sanitizing and preventive measures. Starting Saturday, April 4, Walmart Customer Entry will be regulated and some stores will also be implementing “one-way movement” through the...

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