Hopkins County Oct. 21 COVID-19 Update: 42 New Cases, 169 Active Cases
Oct21

Hopkins County Oct. 21 COVID-19 Update: 42 New Cases, 169 Active Cases

Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials, in the Oct. 21 COVID-19 update, reported 42 new positive COVID-19 cases and 169 active cases — the most active case Hopkins County has had at one time. Hopkins County Reports This marks the second time this week a high new case count was reported following a day with no cases. On Monday, 77 new cases were reported. This followed Friday’s report of no new...

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Early Voting In Hopkins County Slows, But Still On Track To Set New Records
Oct21

Early Voting In Hopkins County Slows, But Still On Track To Set New Records

Early voting in Hopkins County has slowed this week, but is still on track to set new records. The ROC, the Hopkins County early voting center for the Nov. 3 General Election At the close of the voting center on Tuesday, 6,725 voters had cast Nov. 3 General Election ballots either by personal appearance or mail. There have been 5,844 in-person voters (24.4 percent) and 881 mail voters. That’s a total of 28.07 percent of the...

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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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KSST Video Interns: Abandoned Store Fronts
Oct21

KSST Video Interns: Abandoned Store Fronts

Abandoned Store Fronts Around Sulphur Springs, TX KSST is proud to support local students by offering intern opportunities throughout the school year. It’s a tradition that reaches back to the early days of KSST radio in Hopkins County. This semester we have a total of 6 interns working with our stations. Interns are encouraged to work together to create projects that have a positive impact on our community. On the whole they...

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Wildcats Team Tennis Wraps Up District Play With 18-1 Win at Marshall, Playoffs Next
Oct20

Wildcats Team Tennis Wraps Up District Play With 18-1 Win at Marshall, Playoffs Next

Wildcats Team Tennis tuned up for the playoffs with a workmanlike 18-1 district win over an undermanned Marshall team on the road Tuesday (October 20). Reportedly the Mavericks had only three boys and three girls available to play. The victory improved the Wildcats to 3-3 in district play and 4-3 for the season. Next for the Wildcats will be a bi-district match against the District 16-5A champion. The Wildcats will face the winner of...

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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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At Sulphur Springs Country Club Golf Tourneys Monday, Wildcats Take 1st and Lady Cats are 2nd
Oct20

At Sulphur Springs Country Club Golf Tourneys Monday, Wildcats Take 1st and Lady Cats are 2nd

There’s no place like home. Wildcats Golf Coach Jeremy DeLorge and Lady Cats Golf Coach Whitney Spigener enjoyed opening their fall golf season with small tournaments at their home course, at the Sulphur Springs Country Club, on Monday (October 19). Both local teams had good days. The Wildcats, playing in a six team field, shot 304 and took first place, Two Wildcats seniors, Kip Childress and Grant Mohesky, both shot the...

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Lady Cats Volleyball and Wildcats Team Tennis Have District matches on Tuesday Game Day
Oct20

Lady Cats Volleyball and Wildcats Team Tennis Have District matches on Tuesday Game Day

On this Tuesday (October 20) game day, there is district volleyball and team tennis. The Lady Cats Volleyball Team will wrap up the first half of district play with a road match at Longview. The Lady Cats JV Gold Team plays Longview at 4:30 p.m. Then the Lady Cats JV Blue Team plays the Lady Lobos at 5:30 p.m. The Lady Cats Varsity plays Longview at around 6:30 p.m. The Lady Cats are 4-1 in district play and 7-6 for the season. The...

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TxDOT Urges Drivers to ‘End The Streak’ of Daily Deaths on Texas Roads as 20TH Anniversary Approaches
Oct20

TxDOT Urges Drivers to ‘End The Streak’ of Daily Deaths on Texas Roads as 20TH Anniversary Approaches

NEWS RELEASE   PARIS DISTRICTTim McAlavy(903) [email protected]   TxDOT URGES DRIVERS TO ‘END THE STREAK’ OF DAILY DEATHS ON TEXAS ROADS AS 20TH ANNIVERSARY APPROACHES November 7, 2000 was the last deathless day on Texas roadways Share This Tweet This Download Photos Download Video Oct 20, 2020AUSTIN – The sound of baseball and the smell of barbecue fills a North Austin neighborhood. It’s the start of a new summer and...

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In Texas, CAFOs Are Regulated by the TCEQ by Mario Villarino
Oct20

In Texas, CAFOs Are Regulated by the TCEQ by Mario Villarino

Developed by Dr. Mario A. Villarino, County Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources Hopkins County, Texas In Texas, concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) are regulated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Any CAFO with more than 300 animal units (more than 200 mature dairy cows) located in the dairy outreach program...

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