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19 City Streets Identified For Improvements in 2020
Jan23

19 City Streets Identified For Improvements in 2020

As many as 19 city streets in Sulphur Springs have been identified for improvements through the annual paving program this year, funding permitting, according to Sulphur Springs Community Development Director Tory Niewiadomski. Overall, the city hopes to be able to pave 5.4 miles of streets, twice as much work as in recent years, thanks to the street maintenance fee charged on utility bills. This would allow for improvements on...

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Paris Junior College  President’s and Dean’s Lists
Jan23

Paris Junior College President’s and Dean’s Lists

Paris Junior College is pleased to announce that nearly 175 students were named to the President’s and Dean’s lists for academic achievement during the fall 2019 semester.To be eligible for the President’s List, students must earn a 4.0 grade point average, (straight A’s) on a minimum of 15 semester hours. Those on the Dean’s List must have a minimum of a 3.5 grade point average for at least 15 semester hours and have no grade lower...

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SKYWARN Storm Spotter Class February 6th, 2020
Jan23

SKYWARN Storm Spotter Class February 6th, 2020

The National Weather Service will be in town for a free severe weather training session. In 2019, North and Central Texas experienced 40 tornadoes and several damaging straight-line wind events. These storms resulted in millions of dollars of damage. The 2020 severe weather season is not too far away, and the National Weather Service and local emergency management officials want you to be ready. To get ready, you are invited to this...

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Chamber Connection — Jan. 23, 2020
Jan23

Chamber Connection — Jan. 23, 2020

By Lezley Brown, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce president/CEO Lezley Brown Who is ready to be a light in 2020? It is with great pleasure that the 2020 Board of Directors invites you to the 94th Annual Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Banquet on Thursday, Feb. 13, at 6 p.m. at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center. Tickets are already going fast! We will host a Networking Cocktail Happy Half Hour at 6 p.m. Dinner will be...

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A Few Simple Rules For Tree Pruning
Jan22

A Few Simple Rules For Tree Pruning

By Dr. Mario Villarino, Texas AgriLife Extension Agent, Hopkins County, agriculture/natural resources Mario Villarino According to Oregon Extension Services, Forestry & Natural Resources Extension, there are many reasons people pick up a saw or loppers to prune up their trees in young stands.  The most common motivations I hear are accessibility, aesthetics and fire resistance/prevention. Even pruning up just a single 8...

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Investigation Of Possible Gravel Scam Results In Warrant Arrest
Jan22

Investigation Of Possible Gravel Scam Results In Warrant Arrest

Prince Damon Long An investigation into a suspected gravel scam resulted in a 34-year-old Texarkana, Arkansas man being arrested shortly before noon Tuesday on FM 275 at County Road 1142 on a warrant. Hopkins County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched Tuesday morning, Jan. 21, to more than one complaint of people contacting residents to whom they were trying to sell pavement or rocks, according to sheriff’s reports....

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Nash Files For Place 2 On Sulphur Springs City Council
Jan22

Nash Files For Place 2 On Sulphur Springs City Council

A fourth candidate has filed candidacy for a place on the May 2 Sulphur Springs City Council Election ballot. Harold Nash Sr. Harold Nash Sr. Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 22, signed up for City Council Place 2 seat. He was appointed by the City Council on Dec. 13 to serve in the Place 2 seat, following the City Council’s acceptance of resignations from Erica Armstrong, Jimmy Lucas and Jeff Sanderson. Place 2 is an unexpired term,...

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Pairs Junior College Received Full Re-accreditation for its Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program.
Jan22

Pairs Junior College Received Full Re-accreditation for its Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program.

With nursing demand at an all-time high, Paris Junior College is pleased to have received full re-accreditation for its Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) Board of Commissioners, meeting all six standards.According to a recent article from Texas Public Radio, by 2030 Texas will experience a labor deficit of 71,000 nurses. PJC has two nursing programs and a nurse aide...

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Hopkins County 4-H Member Wins Class, Group Reserve At Fort Worth Stock Show
Jan22

Hopkins County 4-H Member Wins Class, Group Reserve At Fort Worth Stock Show

(Photo credit: Nicole Mayhew) Aspen Mayhew, Hopkins County 4-H member, wins class and reserve in group at the Braford Point Show, Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo 2020.

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Aguilar Files For Place 3 On Sulphur Springs City Council
Jan22

Aguilar Files For Place 3 On Sulphur Springs City Council

As of lunch Wednesday, only three people have filed candidacy for the six places to be determined in the May 2 Sulphur Springs City Council Election. Oscar Aguilar Oscar Aguilar had filed candidacy for Place 3 on the City Council late Wednesday morning. Oscar served on the City Council from 2006-2018, when Norman Sanders defeated him in his bid for reelection 685 votes to 509 votes. Sanders was among four council members to resign...

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