TxDOT to Help Parents as Agency Reports Most Car Seats Are Used Incorrectly
Sep18

TxDOT to Help Parents as Agency Reports Most Car Seats Are Used Incorrectly

TxDOT now providing free virtual car seat inspections that are COVID-19 safeNEWS [email protected](512) 463-8700 Share This Tweet This Download Video Download Interviews   Sept. 18, 2020  AUSTIN – Texans may think they know how to correctly install and use their children’s car seats, but nearly 60 percent of the time they’re used incorrectly. That’s why TxDOT is helping drivers keep their children safe on...

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Trading Post for September 18, 2020
Sep18

Trading Post for September 18, 2020

I have a tote bag full of little boys clothes sizes 18 months to 4t, vary of them, some jeans and long sleeves asking $25 for the whole bag or you can choose what you want, also have a heavy oak coffee table excellent condition just rearranging and do not need anymore asking $80 or best offer call or text or leave a message 903.440-5523 For Sale: a brush haul of cut small trees. If interested, or for more details, please call...

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HHSC To Expand Visitation Options At Long-Term Care Facilities
Sep17

HHSC To Expand Visitation Options At Long-Term Care Facilities

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today directed the Texas Health and Human Services Commission to expand visitation options for eligible nursing, assisted living, and intermediate care facilities, home and community-based service providers, and inpatient hospice, effective Thursday, Sept. 24. HHSC’s updated emergency rules will allow a designated essential caregiver to provide supportive, hands-on care to facility residents who do not...

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5,000 Head Of Cattle Sold At Wednesday’s NETBIO Sale
Sep17

5,000 Head Of Cattle Sold At Wednesday’s NETBIO Sale

By Sulphur Springs Livestock Commission Public Information Services NETBIO cattle producers brought over 5,000 head of quality calves and yearlings that were offered at their September sale held Wednesday at the Sulphur Springs Livestock market. The next sale will be held on Oct. 21. Producers sold over 5,000 head of cattle at the September Northeast Texas Beef Improvement Organization’s (NETBIO) Sale held Wednesday, Sept. 16, at the...

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Governor Announces Expanded Occupancy Levels For Some Texas Businesses, Services
Sep17

Governor Announces Expanded Occupancy Levels For Some Texas Businesses, Services

Executive Order Re-Authorizes Elective Surgeries For Majority of Texas Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Texas is expanding occupancy levels for select businesses and services and re-authorizing elective surgeries for a majority of the state. Plans for both are outlined in 2 new Executive orders. Texas Governor Greg Abbott Executive Order No. GA-30 expands occupancy levels for restaurants, retail stores, office...

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New Tai Ji Quan Class for Local Seniors at The Roc
Sep17

New Tai Ji Quan Class for Local Seniors at The Roc

According to Karon Weatherman of the Sulphur Springs Seniors Center, the Tai Ji Quan class will be moving to the ROC starting on Monday, September 28th at a new time. We will keep the class there until the Senior Citizens Center opens back up. Instructor Karen Moseley will still be teaching the Class every Monday and Thursday but is moving the class to 11:00 AM. See attached Flyer. The Class is FREE. Come take advantage of this class...

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47th Annual Christmas Joys And Heart Smart Nutrition
Sep16

47th Annual Christmas Joys And Heart Smart Nutrition

By Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Family & Community Health Agent, Hopkins County Most people don’t enjoy reading information about health and wellness. My husband always tells me that people would rather be entertained. Perhaps that’s why the Christmas Joys program is so popular, and it’s like pulling teeth to get people to register for the diabetes series. However, this column will provide a little of both –...

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Trading Post for September 15, 2020
Sep15

Trading Post for September 15, 2020

For Sale: a brush haul of cut small trees. If interested, or for more details, please call 903-348-6058. For Sale: two toddler beds. One is for a boy and one is for a girl. Asking $30 each for the beds. Also, for sale, a high chair for $20 and a play pin for $20. If interested, or for more info., please call Daryl or Julie, at 903-440-3609....

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Miss Behavin’ Named Business of the Week
Sep15

Miss Behavin’ Named Business of the Week

Chamber Connection — September 17, 2020 By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Here’s the best news I’ve been able to give you in a really long time… Stew 2020 is happening! It’s going to look very different than it usually does, but we did not have to cancel the event entirely. You will be able to drive through and pick up stew… and the best part is, as long as you order in advance, you can be very...

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Armyworms: What To Do If You Find Them
Sep14

Armyworms: What To Do If You Find Them

By Mario Villarino, DVM, Ph.D., Hopkins County Extension Agent for Ag, NR According to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, hay fields with a dense canopy and vigorous plant growth are often more susceptible to armyworm infestations than less intensely fertilized and managed fields. Irrigated fields are also susceptible to fall armyworm infestations, especially during drought conditions. Monitor volunteer wheat and weedy grasses in...

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