SSHS National Honor Society Induction planned Nov. 18
Nov16

SSHS National Honor Society Induction planned Nov. 18

Sulphur Springs High School, 1200 Connally St. The Sulphur Springs High School Annual National Honor Society Induction Ceremony will be held Monday, Nov. 18, at 6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.  Approximately 51 students will be inducted this year into the Gladys Alexander National Honor Society chapter. Students are chosen based on scholarship, service, leadership and character. All NHS members students are encouraged to...

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County To Purchase 10 Acres Of Property in Precinct 3
Nov15

County To Purchase 10 Acres Of Property in Precinct 3

Election Results Canvassed, Victims Services Agreement Approved Hopkins County Commissioners Court, during a special called meeting Friday morning, gave approval for Precinct 3 Commissioner Wade Bartley to begin the process to purchase 10 acres of land. Commissioners also canvassed the election results and approved an agreement to provide victim services. Property Proposal Precinct 3 Commissioner Wade Bartley proposed purchasing 10...

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CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Nationally Recognized With ‘A’ For Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
Nov15

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Nationally Recognized With ‘A’ For Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Friday was awarded an ‘A’ in Fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs’ achievements protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization driven by employers and...

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Cattle Losses Because of Blood Borne Disease by Mario Villarino
Nov14

Cattle Losses Because of Blood Borne Disease by Mario Villarino

Developed by Dr. Mario A. Villarino, County Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources Hopkins County, Texas Recently I have visited several cattle producers with cases of anaplasmosis in their herd. Anaplasmosis is an infectious disease of cattle that causes destruction of red blood cells. The disease is caused by a minute parasite, Anaplasma...

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City Secretary Recognized For Earning Texas Registered Municipal Clerk Certification
Nov14

City Secretary Recognized For Earning Texas Registered Municipal Clerk Certification

Gale Roberts Sulphur Springs City Secretary Gale Roberts will be recognized in January at the Annual Texas Municipal Clerks Election Law Seminar in Frisco for completing the Texas Municipal Clerks Certification Program. Roberts over the last four years has not only been diligently working at her post at City Hall, but has also been studying and taking the course work needed to become a Texas Registered Municipal Clerk. TMCCP is the...

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Fund Established To Help Alberts Family
Nov14

Fund Established To Help Alberts Family

Fundraisers have been announced to help Patti Alberts. A GoFundMe account has been set up to benefit the Alberts family of Sulphur Bluff. The Alberts family suffered a devastating loss. Not only was the family home destroyed by fire on Tuesday, Nov. 12, but Rick Alberts perished in the blaze as well, according to local officials. According to a press release issued Wednesday evening by Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office, “The...

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Chamber Connection – Nov. 14, 2019
Nov14

Chamber Connection – Nov. 14, 2019

By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce I’m excited to let you know that we have begun work on the 2020 Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Directory. We distribute over 7,000 of these directories to visitors, relocation hopefuls, and even hometown heroes who are interested in learning more about our local businesses. They include historical information as well all things to the see and do in...

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SSISD Receives Superior Financial Rating
Nov13

SSISD Receives Superior Financial Rating

Proposal Selected For 8 HVAC Replacement Units Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees heard a number of reports from school personnel and students and were asked to consider a few items, including bids for half a dozen HVAC systems. SSISD Business Manager Sherry McGraw at the Nov. 11 meeting cnoducted a public meeting regarding the district’s 2019 Financial Accountability Rating. McGraw explained that the...

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Alabama Man Sentenced To 180 Days In Jail For Burglary
Nov13

Alabama Man Sentenced To 180 Days In Jail For Burglary

Chase Mitchell Hopper A 22-year-old Jackson, Alabama man has been sentenced to 180 days in Hopkins County detention center for an April 22 burglary. Hopkins County Sheriff’s officers took Chase Mitchell Hopper, who listed an Alabama address at the time of his arrest, into custody in the 8th Judicial District Courtroom, where the district judge Monday, Nov. 11, sentenced him to 180 days in the county jail for an April 22 burglary...

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Sulphur Springs ISD Board Of Trustees Approve 5 Personnel, 2 Appointments
Nov13

Sulphur Springs ISD Board Of Trustees Approve 5 Personnel, 2 Appointments

3 Resignations, 1 New Teacher, 1 Job Swap Receive School Board Approval Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees approved five personnel changes and two appointments during their regular November meeting earlier this week. The school board accepted the resignations of Monty Tipps as the campus police officer at Bowie Primary, Carolina Mejia as a Title I Aide at Travis Primary and Daymon Nash as a special education...

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