Updates Given On SSISD COVID-19 Cases, Enrollment
Oct20

Updates Given On SSISD COVID-19 Cases, Enrollment

Sulphur Springs ISD administrators provided updates Monday evening on COVID-19 cases and enrollment in Virtual Academy and face-to-face learning. COVID-19 Cases Assistant Superintendent Josh Williams reported the district has had a total of 78 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases, 46 students and 32 staff members who have tested positive for COVID-19 since school started on Sept. 1. He acknowledged that there were some cases before...

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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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Winnsboro Police Department Report For Oct. 12-18, 2020
Oct20

Winnsboro Police Department Report For Oct. 12-18, 2020

The Winnsboro Police Department media report for the week of Oct. 12-18, 2020, included the following activity: Arrests No arrests Calls for Service The Winnsboro Police Department responded to a total of 127 calls forservice during this reporting period. Citations The Winnsboro Police Department issued 18 citations and 37 warningsduring this reporting period. Winnsboro Police Department...

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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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City, County Recognized For Sharing CARES Funds For Devices For SSISD Students
Oct20

City, County Recognized For Sharing CARES Funds For Devices For SSISD Students

The city and county were recognized by Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees and administrators Monday evening for CARES Act fund contributions for devices for SSISD students. “We have the wonderful honor of being able to recognize the City of Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County for contributions to the Sulphur Springs Independent School District,” SSISD Board of Trustees President Robert Cody said...

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7 Personnel Changes Approved For SSISD
Oct20

7 Personnel Changes Approved For SSISD

Trustees Also Approve Membership In Legal Program, Head Start Policy Council Appointment Seven personnel changes were approved for SSISD Monday evening. The Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees also made a council appointment and renewed district membership in a legal program. An ESL/bilingual report too was presented during the 6 p.m. meeting Oct. 19. Personnel, Appointment Personnel changes approved for...

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United Way At Almost 30 Percent Of Goal Halfway Through Campaign
Oct20

United Way At Almost 30 Percent Of Goal Halfway Through Campaign

Hopkins County United Way is at almost 30 percent of the $150,000 goal to benefit 19 local agencies, halfway through the campaign. Campaign workers turned in another $10,892.85 in donations and pledges from businesses, individuals, elected officials, healthcare professionals and agencies during Tuesday morning’s campaign workers meeting. That raises the total collected so far to $42,724.42. Hopkins County United Way third weekly...

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Award Recipients Announced in the 2020 “Help a Child” Benefit
Oct20

Award Recipients Announced in the 2020 “Help a Child” Benefit

Each Autumn since 2007, Wade Bartley has organized the local Help a Child Benefit, designed to raise funds for important non-profit organizations which help children. Texas Scottish Rite Hospital and Northeast Texas Child Advocacy Center both provide important services in helping children who are disadvantaged due to circumstances beyond their control. Among those services are legal assistance for children who have suffered physical...

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