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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Commissioners Court To Canvass Nov. 5 Votes At Special Friday Meeting
Nov14

Commissioners Court To Canvass Nov. 5 Votes At Special Friday Meeting

Miller Grove VFD Recognized, Houston-Rosemont Street Building Bid Selected At Previous Court Session Hopkins County Commissioners Court and Fire Chief Andy Endsley present a framed proclamation recognizing Miller Grove VFD to Ray Sparks, MGVFD captain/treasurer. Hopkins County Commissioners Court have scheduled a special session Friday morning primarily to canvass the votes from the Nov. 5, Constitutional Amendment Election. The...

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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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Update: Sulphur Bluff Resident Found In Debris Of Burned Home Wednesday Afternoon, Officials Report
Nov13

Update: Sulphur Bluff Resident Found In Debris Of Burned Home Wednesday Afternoon, Officials Report

Officials Wednesday afternoon reported the Sulphur Bluff man whose County Road 3608 residence was destroyed Tuesday by fire was located by specially trained canines inside the debris of his home. The Search One Rescue Team, an organization with specifically trained canine handlers dedicated to search and rescue, located the deceased man inside the debris and notified his family, according to a press release issued by Hopkins County...

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Marketside Brand Creamy Cauliflower Parmesan Soup Recall Announced
Nov13

Marketside Brand Creamy Cauliflower Parmesan Soup Recall Announced

Kettle Cuisine of Lynn, Massachusetts is voluntarily recalling 16-ounce retail containers of Marketside Brand Creamy Cauliflower Parmesan Soup Kettle Cuisine of Lynn, Massachusetts is voluntarily recalling 16-ounce retail pots of Marketside Brand Creamy Cauliflower Parmesan Soup due to potential presence of fish and wheat, allergens not declared on the label. Product was distributed to Walmart stores in all 50 states for purchase in...

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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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Hopkins County Firefighters Dispatched To 4 Structure Fires In 12 Hours Tuesday
Nov13

Hopkins County Firefighters Dispatched To 4 Structure Fires In 12 Hours Tuesday

Resident of One Residence Unaccounted For Wednesday County firefighters were dispatched to four structure fires within 12 hours Tuesday. Hopkins County firefighters were dispatched to four structure fires within 12 hours Tuesday, including one blaze in which a disabled resident was still unaccounted for Wednesday morning. Hopkins County emergency dispatchers were contacted at 2:43 p.m. about the house fire on County Road 3608 in...

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