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Free Bottled Water Available To Anyone Without Water Or Still Under Boil Water Notice
Feb24

Free Bottled Water Available To Anyone Without Water Or Still Under Boil Water Notice

Free bottled water is available to any local residents or businesses without water following last week’s winter weather, especially those who do not have water because they are still waiting for a plumber or materials to repair broken pipes at their residence or business. In Sulphur Springs, residents or businesses can stop by Sulphur Springs Police Department, 125 South Davis St. to get some free bottled water. Those unable to...

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FEC Does Not Anticipate Increase Above Current Electric Rates Due To Recent Winter Weather
Feb24

FEC Does Not Anticipate Increase Above Current Electric Rates Due To Recent Winter Weather

Cooperative Strives For Consistent, Long-Term Rate Stability GREENVILLE – Members have been asking how the record-breaking cold weather event that took place Feb. 14-19 may impact upcoming bills. We know usage increases as the temperatures drop, which results in above normal energy bills for this time of the year. The cooperative does not expect, however, members to see an increase above current electric rates due to this winter...

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Great Turnout for 2021 Hopkins County FFA Ag Mechanics Show
Feb24

Great Turnout for 2021 Hopkins County FFA Ag Mechanics Show

Close to 100 county high school FFA students filled up the Hopkins County Civic Center arena on February 23, 2021 showing their Ag Mechanics projects. Six Hopkins County schools participated; Sulphur Springs, Cumby, Miller Grove, Saltillo, Como-Pickton and North Hopkins. Congratulations on the hard work and teamwork displayed by each student during the construction of their projects.

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Knights of Columbus Fish Fry February 26, 2021
Feb24

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry February 26, 2021

St. James Catholic Church in Sulphur Springs, TX will be serving up fish on Fridays. Catfish, fries, coleslaw and hush puppies will be served Fridays at 5 and 7pm from February 19 till March 26, 2021. Prices range from $10 – 15 depending on your choices.

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Time To Register For the 32rd Annual Hopkins County Golf Tournament
Feb24

Time To Register For the 32rd Annual Hopkins County Golf Tournament

By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Great news! It’s time to register to play golf in the 32nd Annual Hopkins County Golf Tournament! We are mailing registration forms to our members this week. If you are interested in playing, call the Chamber at (903) 885-6515 to reserve your spot. We will have morning and afternoon tee times available, but they go fast! The tourney is set for Friday, April 9. It’s...

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Free Bottled Water Available Wednesday For Families In North Hopkins Area
Feb24

Free Bottled Water Available Wednesday For Families In North Hopkins Area

Hopkins County Emergency Management Coordinator Andy Endsley reported 20 more pallets of bottle water were trucked Tuesday afternoon to FM 71 at State Highway 19 north. Officials returned Wednesday morning, Feb. 24, to distribute by the case free bottled water to assist local residents who still have low water pressure, no water or are still under a boil water notice from 3 p.m. and after Tuesday. pallets of battled water

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Wildcat Theatre To Offer Feb. 28 Preview Performance Of ‘You On The Moors Now’
Feb24

Wildcat Theatre To Offer Feb. 28 Preview Performance Of ‘You On The Moors Now’

Sulphur Springs High School Wildcat Theatre students will present a preview at 2 p.m. this Sunday, February 28, of Jaclyn Backhaus’ “You On The Moors Now,” which the troupe will perform at the UIL One Act Play competition next week. The matinee preview will be performed in the SSHS Auditorium at Hopkins County Civic Center. The show features four literary heroines of the 19th century who set conventionalism ablaze...

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Feb. 23 COVID-19 Update: 100th COVID-19 Fatality Confirmed For Hopkins County
Feb23

Feb. 23 COVID-19 Update: 100th COVID-19 Fatality Confirmed For Hopkins County

Hopkins County reached a new milestone Tuesday, the 100th COVID-19 fatality confirmed on Feb. 23, a day in which only two new probable cases and one recovery were reported. That’s 100 Hopkins County residents whose cause of death during the 11 months of the pandemic has been listed as COVID-19 or novel coronavirus 2019, according to Texas Department of State Health Services Feb. 23 COVID-19 Case Counts dashboard. While that...

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Pleasant Hill Water Supply Boil Notice Cancelled
Feb23

Pleasant Hill Water Supply Boil Notice Cancelled

The Pleasant Hill Water Supply Number Two boil water notice enacted on Feb. 19 has been canceled, effective at 6 p.m. Feb. 22, according to Dwight Clayton, PHWS manager.

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The Lady Cats Softball Team Will Finally Open the Regular Season After Weather Cancellations
Feb23

The Lady Cats Softball Team Will Finally Open the Regular Season After Weather Cancellations

You don’t have to tell Lady Cats Softball Coach David Carrillo that Mother Nature always bats last. Last week’s icy weather caused cancellation of the Lady Cats planned home opener against Wylie East on February 15 and the entire three-day Sulphur Springs Tournament was also a victim to the weather. On this Tuesday, Feb. 23 game day, with nice weather in the forecast, the Lady Cats will now open the regular season at...

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