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Paris District Road Report for the Week of April 12, 2021
Apr10

Paris District Road Report for the Week of April 12, 2021

Paris — Here’s a look at work planned in the district during the week of April 12, 2021. These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues. Motorists are advised to remain alert and pay special attention to all signs, barricades and traffic controls, and reduce their speed as they approach and travel through work zones. They should also avoid distractions such as...

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Hopkins County Records – April 9, 2021
Apr09

Hopkins County Records – April 9, 2021

Land Deed Transfers Records at Hopkins County Clerk’s Office Eileen Aske w to Cristina Reed; tract in the May Ann Collum surveyJeffrey Scott Galloway and Ladonna Galloway to Caleb Lyn Coates; tract in the Jesse Odom surveyRodney Gene Weems to Ladonna Jean Galloway; tract in the Jesse Odom surveyDavid Eddins and Tia Price Eddins known as Tia Price Kirkpatrick to Kacey L. Batterton and Kenneth P. Batterton; tract in the J. Rowland...

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Distracted Driving Continues to Plague Texas Roadways
Apr09

Distracted Driving Continues to Plague Texas Roadways

AUSTIN – Sadly, distracted driving is still near the top of the list when it comes to crashes on Texas roadways, coming in at No. 2 for traffic-related crash causes. Last year Texas roadways saw nearly 1 in 5 crashes caused by a distracted driver in which 364 people died and 2,200 were seriously injured. April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and TxDOT is reminding all Texans to put their phones down and give driving...

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April 8 COVID-19 Update: No New COVID-19 Cases, 1 Fatality Reported For Hopkins County
Apr08

April 8 COVID-19 Update: No New COVID-19 Cases, 1 Fatality Reported For Hopkins County

Hopkins County seems to still be headed in the right direction as far as COVID-19 is concerned. Thursday was another day with no new COVID-19 cases reported in Hopkins County residents, but had 13 residents reported to have recovered from their bout with COVID-19. Despite the ever increasing number of people receiving COVID-19 vaccines, the virus is still not gone from Hopkins County: 123 residents were estimated Thursday afternoon to...

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Tira Residents Celebrate Birthdays, Easter with Family And Friends
Apr08

Tira Residents Celebrate Birthdays, Easter with Family And Friends

By Jan Vaughn, Tira News correspondent We want to express our sympathy to the family of Jimmy Don Goldsmith. He passed away on Sunday, April 4, 2021, and his funeral was held on Wednesday, April 7, at the Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel. Please be in prayer for his family. Jimmy Don Goldsmith Landon, Laiken, Rylan, Brailon, and Slaiden Joslin spent Easter weekend camping at Cooper Lake. They had an early birthday celebration for Rylan...

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City Asked To Consider Naming Area Of Pacific Park In Memory Of Prince Beachum
Apr08

City Asked To Consider Naming Area Of Pacific Park In Memory Of Prince Beachum

Sulphur Springs City Council was asked this week to consider naming an area of Pacific Park in memory of the Prince Beachum. Prince Beachum Patricia Morgan addressed the City Council during the regular April meeting on behalf of the Juneteenth Committee and community to make the request in recognition of the contributions Beachum, who died in March, made to the community. “Prince was a great guy. He did a lot for our community....

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Former Resident and Author Kate Park to be Honored During May 1 Winnsboro Festival of Books
Apr08

Former Resident and Author Kate Park to be Honored During May 1 Winnsboro Festival of Books

The Winnsboro Festival of Books set for May 1, 2021 The event to honor the late Kate Park WINNSBORO — Winnsboro Center for the Arts will host its annual Festival of Books Saturday, May 1, on the future site of the WCA’s new Center for Performing Arts at 206 Market Street. This year’s event honors Winnsboro’s own Kate Park who died last July at age 40 after a brave battle with Corticobasal Degeneration (CBD) and Progressive...

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Saltillo Academic UIL Team Ranks First Overall At District
Apr07

Saltillo Academic UIL Team Ranks First Overall At District

The 29-member Saltillo High School UIL team swept the competition, amassing 369 points overall, securing their ranking as the overall first place team at the District Academic UIL contest, according to information released by Saltillo ISD. The Saltillo students earned three first place and two second place team awards, and 30 individual placing first through sixth place wins in at least 14 different categories at the March 25 District...

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Trading Post for April 9, 2021
Apr07

Trading Post for April 9, 2021

I have a king size plastic zip tote full of King size sheets, clean press folded and ready to go, can buy the whole bag or individual by the sets, $8 per set or $40 for the whole bag. Call or text 903.440.5523 for questions Large assortment of metal for free for someone to haul off. Call 903-885-0550 Need someone to tear down and haul off a small barn, and clean up afterward. Call 903-886-3996. Needing: someone to mow this...

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DBA Sponsoring April 17 Spring Market On Main
Apr07

DBA Sponsoring April 17 Spring Market On Main

Chamber Connection- April 7, 2021 By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce The Chamber is certainly a busy place right now! We are looking forward to a wonderful golf tournament this Friday at Sulphur Springs Country Club. If you would still like to sign up to play, we have room in the morning flight. Here’s to crossing our fingers that the rain stays away, and the day is absolutely beautiful! Downtown...

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