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Crime In Sulphur Springs Rose In 5 Of 7 Major Offense Categories In 2020
Jan21

Crime In Sulphur Springs Rose In 5 Of 7 Major Offense Categories In 2020

City Burglaries At 22-Year Record Low Crime in Sulphur Springs in the seven major offense categories was higher in 2020 than in 2019, which was a year of record lows. The 188 offense reports, made by Sulphur Springs Police Department last year, places 2020 as the fourth lowest in 22 years. Only 171 offenses were reported in 2017, 168 offenses in 2018 and 162 offenses in 2019. The total number of crimes recorded by SSPD in 2020 was...

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Jan. 20 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 12 New Cases, 146 Fully Vaccinated
Jan20

Jan. 20 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 12 New Cases, 146 Fully Vaccinated

Texas Department of State Health Services Jan. 20 COVID-19 Case Counts dashboard showed one additional COVID-19 fatality, 12 new cases and an uptick in COVID-19 hospitalizations across the region, although Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials reported not change in the patient count in the hospital COVID unit on Wednesday. Case Counts DSHS reported 87 confirmed COVID-19 fatalities for Hopkins County, which...

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Swatsell, Johnson, Christian Receive RSVP Presidential Award
Jan20

Swatsell, Johnson, Christian Receive RSVP Presidential Award

Polly Swatsell, Pamela Johnson and Linda Christian received the Retired Senior Volunteer Program “Presidential Award.” To qualify for this prestigious award, individuals have to volunteer 4,000 hours of their time. Polly Swatsell volunteered for Meal A Day for many years driving the Como/Pickton Meal A Day meal delivery route. She can be found volunteering her time and talents all over Hopkins County, including with the Hopkins...

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23 SSHS Students Advancing To Virtual State BPA Contest
Jan20

23 SSHS Students Advancing To Virtual State BPA Contest

Twenty-eight members of the Sulphur Springs High School Business Professionals of America competed virtually in the Regional BPA Competition on January 16, at the high school, with 23 advancing to the virtual State BPA Competition to be conducted March 3-6. Six students placed as state alternates and one team placed fifth. Every student who competed placed in their event, according to Jenny Arledge, SSHS Director of College &...

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Alliance Bank To Make Substantial Organizational Changes
Jan20

Alliance Bank To Make Substantial Organizational Changes

Sulphur Springs, Texas – January 19, 2021 – Alliance Bank plans to make substantial organizational changes, according to an announcement made on behalf of the Board of Directors-Alliance Bank/Alliance BancShares, Inc. Alliance Bank Tom Sellers is to assume the role of Chairman of the Board and remain Chief Executive Officer for Alliance Bank/Alliance BancShares, Inc. James Law will assume the role of President of Alliance...

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Jan. 19 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 5 New Cases, 139 Active Cases, 117 Fully Vaccinated In Hopkins County
Jan20

Jan. 19 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 5 New Cases, 139 Active Cases, 117 Fully Vaccinated In Hopkins County

While one additional Hopkins County COVID-19 fatality was reported by the state on Tuesday, local officials report COVID-19 hospitalizations across the region seem to be stabilizing; and Texas Department of State Health Services reports the same number of new cases on Jan. 19 as on Jan. 18, and 117 people have been fully vaccinated in Hopkins County, according to the DSHS and Hopkins County Jan. 19 COVID-19 updates. Up to 700 more...

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What Do You Think Of Solar Farms In Hopkins County?
Jan20

What Do You Think Of Solar Farms In Hopkins County?

There has been much discussion of the four potential solar farms planned for Hopkins County, but mostly during School Board meetings and at the County level. KSST News would like to know what you think of these projects, by having you vote in our poll below. What do you think of having a Solar Farm in Hopkins County?I am all for it as long as it's not near me.Bring it on. They can use my front yard.Undecided. I don't know...

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Update: Michigan Man Reportedly Struck, Killed By Cumby Police Vehicle On I-30 Service Road
Jan20

Update: Michigan Man Reportedly Struck, Killed By Cumby Police Vehicle On I-30 Service Road

A 45 year old Michigan man was struck and killed by a Cumby Police vehicle early this morning near the 114 mile marker on the south Interstate 30 service road, according to local authorities. Texas Department of Public Safety troopers were notified of the vehicle-pedestrian crash on the south I-30 service road, about 5 miles east of Cumby, at approximately 12:32 a.m. Jan. 20, 2021, according to DPS Sgt. Gregg Williams, Texas Highway...

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CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Will Be Scheduling COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Starting Jan. 19
Jan19

CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Will Be Scheduling COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Starting Jan. 19

ALL COVID-19 Vaccine Registration Will Be Conducted On The CHRISTUS Website CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic around 1 p.m. Jan. 19 received 700 doses of COVID-19 vaccine allocated to Sulphur Springs, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs CEO Paul Harvey said during a 2 p.m. Zoom press conference. Holly Ragan, Paul Harvey People meeting 1A and 1B criteria –that is healthcare workers and first responders, people age 65 and...

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Blood Drive Scheduled Jan. 30 At CHRISTUS Mother Frances-Hospital-Sulphur Springs
Jan19

Blood Drive Scheduled Jan. 30 At CHRISTUS Mother Frances-Hospital-Sulphur Springs

How 1B Qualified Individuals Can Schedule Appointment At Clinic For COVID-19 Vaccine CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Business News By Holly Ragan, Senior Market Development, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs, [email protected] Sulphur Springs, Texas, January 19, 2021 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has ONE mission: To Extend the Health Ministry of Jesus...

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