CHRISTUS Welcomes A New Orthopedic Surgeon
Aug05

CHRISTUS Welcomes A New Orthopedic Surgeon

By Holly Ragan, MS, Senior Market Development, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs, [email protected] Sulphur Springs, Texas, August 4, 2020 — CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has ONE mission: To Extend the Health Ministry of Jesus Christ. Anticipating the arrival of Chris Meltsakos, MD, Orthopedic Surgery | Sports Medicine Dr. Christopher Meltsakos CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-...

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Hearts of Life Presents Leo and Tigger
Aug04

Hearts of Life Presents Leo and Tigger

“Leo and Tigger are four month old domestic shorthair kittens. The brothers were found and raised together. Leo and Tigger complement each other perfectly with Leo’s rambunctious and playful nature along with Tigger’s more reserved and lazy attitude. The two work best as a team and, because of that, should be adopted together. To help get them adopted together, the adoption fee is $100 total for the...

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Aug. 4 Update: 13 New COVID-19 Cases, 50 Active Cases Reported For Hopkins County
Aug04

Aug. 4 Update: 13 New COVID-19 Cases, 50 Active Cases Reported For Hopkins County

The number of positive COVID-19 cases in Hopkins County continued to spike this week. Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom announced 13 new positive COVID-19 cases for Hopkins County at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4. That follows a day in which 12 new cases and 30 recoveries were reported. That’s 26 new cases and 30 recoveries reported so far this month. That brings the overall cumulative total to 178 COVID-19 cases since mid March. Of...

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Sulphur Springs Cross Country Athletes Prepare For Fall Season
Aug04

Sulphur Springs Cross Country Athletes Prepare For Fall Season

The Wildcats and Lady Cats’ cross country teams, including middle school athletes, continue to prepare for the upcoming season by getting a lot of running in early most mornings. The athletes, under Sulphur Springs Cross Country Coach Ross Hicks, are currently running from 7:15 a.m. until 8:30 a.m., at least right now. Coach Hicks will be involved in teacher in-service beginning Thursday, August 6. He says he will move up the...

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Cocaine, Methamphetamine Allegedly Found During Interstate 30 Traffic Stop
Aug04

Cocaine, Methamphetamine Allegedly Found During Interstate 30 Traffic Stop

Suspected cocaine and methamphetamine were allegedly found during an Interstate 30 traffic stop early Tuesday morning, Aug. 4, resulting in a Dallas man’s arrest on controlled substance charges. No HCSO jail photo available for Ronald Kristopher Gulley Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Thomas Patterson reported stopping a Hummer H3 for traveling in the left lane of Interstate 30 east without passing other vehicles around...

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Arlington Murder Suspect In Hopkins County Jail
Aug04

Arlington Murder Suspect In Hopkins County Jail

A 22-year-old Arlington murder suspect was held in Hopkins County jail Tuesday morning, Aug. 4, according to arrest reports. Keshawn Sims (HCSO jail photo) Keshawn Sims reportedly turned himself in Monday, Aug. 3, on the Arlington murder and aggravated assault warrants, issued in connection with the July 27 death of a 17-year-old in Arlington, according to police and sheriff’s reports. Arlington Police Department, in partnership...

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Shooting Victim’s Case Still Active
Aug04

Shooting Victim’s Case Still Active

On July 22nd, 2019, Vincent Sheldon Jones was shot twice in the chest. His death is a source of angst for Sheldon’s family and friends. The individual who pulled the trigger has yet to face any charges. Tuesday August 4th, 2020 Hunt County District Attorney Noble Walker gave KSST some insight into the status of the case. “It is still pending, it’s an open investigation.” said Walker. Walker is in contact with...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Has Full Agenda Tuesday
Aug04

Sulphur Springs City Council Has Full Agenda Tuesday

Sulphur Springs City Council has a full evening of work ahead Tuesday, with a budget work session and full meeting agenda which includes recommendations for three ordinance amendments, 10 resolutions, two contract service bids, a lease agreement, consideration of action for a November election and an executive session for an economic development matter. Sulphur Springs Municipal Building The council via scheduled at 6 p.m. to hold a...

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Those Silky Strands On Trees & Shrubs Aren’t Decorations
Aug04

Those Silky Strands On Trees & Shrubs Aren’t Decorations

Tips For Controlling Bagworm Infestations By Mario Villarino, DVM, Ph.D. Hopkins County Extension Agent for Ag and NR The small, silk weaving that resembles a Christmas tree ornament on your favorite tree or shrub is not decoration. These bags protect the caterpillars, or larvae, pupae, female adults and eggs of bagworms (Order Lepidoptera Family Psychidae). According to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, although bagworms are not...

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Hopkins County Football Notes For Monday
Aug03

Hopkins County Football Notes For Monday

Football practice gets underway Monday, Aug. 3, for all the teams below Class 5A and 6A. In Hopkins County, that mean’s Cumby and Como-Pickton. Cumby Trojans The Cumby Trojans are coached by Sulphur Springs’ native Charles Boles, who is in his first year as Trojans’ head coach. Cumby’s two-a-day practices are scheduled this week Monday through Friday from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. The Trojans are coming off of an...

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