Miller Grove Volleyball Team Earns Another Trip to Regional Tournament
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Miller Grove Volleyball Team Earns Another Trip to Regional Tournament

Miller Grove Volleyball 2019 2020 team The Miller Grove Volleyball Team is headed to the Regional Tournament for the third year in a row. The Lady Hornets earned the trip with 3-0 win over Sulphur Bluff in a Regional Quarterfinal match in the Main Gym at Sulphur Springs High School Tuesday night (November 12). The score was 25-13, 25-19 and 25-14. Miller Grove went through district play with a perfect 14-0 record and improved their...

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Commissioners Court To Canvass Nov. 5 Votes At Special Friday Meeting
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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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Channel 18 News:  Thursday, November 14, 2019
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Lady Cats Basketball Wins First Game of Season as They Split Two Games in Bells Tourney
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Lady Cats Basketball Wins First Game of Season as They Split Two Games in Bells Tourney

The Lady Cats Basketball Team won their first game of the season in dramatic fashion as Lady Cat Nylah Lindley rebounded a missed shot and hit a follow shot that just beat the buzzer to give the Lady Cats a 58-57 win over Cooper in a Bells Invitational Tournament game Thursday (November 14). Cooper had taken the lead in the last minute before Lindley’s heroics. The Lady Cats win spoiled a nice Cooper comeback. The Lady Cats...

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Cattle Losses Because of Blood Borne Disease by Mario Villarino
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Cattle Losses Because of Blood Borne Disease by Mario Villarino

Developed by Dr. Mario A. Villarino, County Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources Hopkins County, Texas Recently I have visited several cattle producers with cases of anaplasmosis in their herd. Anaplasmosis is an infectious disease of cattle that causes destruction of red blood cells. The disease is caused by a minute parasite, Anaplasma...

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City Secretary Recognized For Earning Texas Registered Municipal Clerk Certification
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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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Sulphur Springs Man Jailed On Fannin County Charge
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Sulphur Springs Man Jailed On Fannin County Charge

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Chris Baumann took 30-year-old James Lon Keel III of Sulphur Springs man into custody at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the adult probation office in Hopkins County on a Fannin County warrant. Keel was transported to Hopkins County Law Enforcement Center, where he was booked on the warrant for violation of probation, which he was on for a Jan. 26, 2018 manufacture or delivery of less than 1 gram...

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Fund Established To Help Alberts Family
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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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28th Annual Radio/TV Auction Starts at 5pm Sat. November 23 at KSST and Channel 18 TV Studios
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28th Annual Radio/TV Auction Starts at 5pm Sat. November 23 at KSST and Channel 18 TV Studios

It started 28 years ago, after KSST owners Bill and Patsy Bradford branched out to include local television, with KSST Cable Channel 18 . Kelly Bradford Grimes and her husband Dwayne Grimes, longtime KSST Program Director, came up with the idea and pitched the fundraising concept to the Sulphur Springs Symphony League which they were members of. The offer was quickly accepted and that same year, in the Autumn of 1991, a team of...

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Chamber Connection – Nov. 14, 2019
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Chamber Connection – Nov. 14, 2019

By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce I’m excited to let you know that we have begun work on the 2020 Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Directory. We distribute over 7,000 of these directories to visitors, relocation hopefuls, and even hometown heroes who are interested in learning more about our local businesses. They include historical information as well all things to the see and do in...

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