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Chamber Connection — May 28, 2020
May27

Chamber Connection — May 28, 2020

Annual Chamber Of Commerce Golf Tournament Registration Is In Full Swing By Lezley Brown, CEO/President Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce The Chamber is excited to announce that we are moving forward with our annual Golf Tournament! Our reschedule date is Friday, June 19, at Sulphur Springs Country Club. As usual, we will have morning and afternoon flights, and we have availability for teams right now. This tournament will look...

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Choosing Relaxation Over Stress
May27

Choosing Relaxation Over Stress

By Johanna Hicks, B.S., M.Ed. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Family & Community Health Agent, Hopkins County, [email protected]  I had a particularly stressful week with work-related and extraneous issues.  Many people are experiencing difficulties during these unusual times that may seem overwhelming.  How do you deal with the unavoidable stress of life?  Dr. Robert Jeffress provides daily inspirationals...

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Fourth New COVID-19 Case Reported For Hopkins County Tuesday Evening
May26

Fourth New COVID-19 Case Reported For Hopkins County Tuesday Evening

Hopkins County Has Had 21 Total Cases For the second time Tuesday, Hopkins County Emergency Management Team announced another COVID-19 case in Hopkins County, that’s the fourth new COVID-19 case announced Tuesday. That brings the total of COVID-19 cases for Hopkins County to 21 since mid-March. County Judge Robert Newsom, at 4 p.m. today, reported the county had three new COVID-19 cases. At 8:30 p.m., the county judge reported...

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Bitter Weed Is Toxic To Cattle, Goats
May26

Bitter Weed Is Toxic To Cattle, Goats

By Mario Villarino DVM, Ph.D. Hopkins County Extension Agent for Ag and NR, [email protected] As we move into our hot summer weather, several weeds that bloom with a yellow flower start to die off. During the spring, bitter weed, a common toxic plant for cattle and goats, has the tendency to cover pastureland. If left unattended, bitter weed has the tendency to cover complete paddocks. The real problem with bitter weed is...

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Different Types of Aid Available to Paris Junior College Students
May26

Different Types of Aid Available to Paris Junior College Students

Summer I scholarship deadline approaches While remote registration for summer and fall 2020 classes continue at Paris Junior College, students have several financial aid options available, from regular sources and special assistance due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Graduating high school students are eligible for a scholarship covering tuition for one Summer I or Summer II class. Those wishing to take a Summer I class must apply by...

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Hopkins County At 20 Cases Of COVID-19, Including 3 New Cases
May26

Hopkins County At 20 Cases Of COVID-19, Including 3 New Cases

Some Of New Cases Reported May 26 Are In Homes Where There have Already Been Cases Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom reported 3 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, putting the total for Hopkins County at 20 cases of COVID-19 since midMarch in Hopkins County. Of the 20 patients, 6 individuals have recovered, and the rest are still being treated for coronavirus. “To my knowledge, they are at home. Some are in homes where there have...

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Dinner Bell Menu for May 27, 2020
May26

Dinner Bell Menu for May 27, 2020

The Sulphur Springs Rotary Club is the Community Partner and is grilling hamburgers! MENU Hamburgers with cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles and onions Baked Beans Individual sacks Potato Chips Banana Pudding It is still GRAB and GO under the covered walkway in the Northeast corner of the First United Methodist Church campus. (Across from the Post Office). Food distribution starts after 11:00 a.m. every Wednesday. Please practice safe...

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Hospital Week Awards Announced
May26

Hospital Week Awards Announced

Blood Drive Scheduled June 5 By Holly Ragan, MS, Senior Market Development, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs, [email protected] Sulphur Springs, Texas, May 26, 2020 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has ONE mission: To Extend the Health Ministry of Jesus Christ. Hospital Visitation For the safety and health of the community and our ministry, CHRISTUS Health is screening all...

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Atmos Is Offering Options For Customers Experiencing Financial Hardships
May26

Atmos Is Offering Options For Customers Experiencing Financial Hardships

Atmos Energy is offering options to help natural gas customers experiencing financial hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic. Atmos Energy offers assistance for those experiencing financial hardship during COVID-19 “To help those experiencing financial hardship, we have temporarily suspended natural gas disconnections for non-payment and offer payment installment plans. In addition, financial help is available through local...

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2 New COVID-19 Cases in Hopkins County Reported On Memorial Day
May25

2 New COVID-19 Cases in Hopkins County Reported On Memorial Day

Hopkins County Emergency Management Team at 10 a.m. Memorial Day reported 2 new positive COVID-19 cases in Hopkins County. “We have been waiting on these results since the day before yesterday. These two new cases are in isolation in a home with a family that already had it,” said Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom. That brings the total number of COVID-19 cases in Hopkins County since midMarch to 17 cases, 13 of them...

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