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Free Bottled Water Available To Anyone Without Water Or Still Under Boil Water Notice
Feb24

Free Bottled Water Available To Anyone Without Water Or Still Under Boil Water Notice

Free bottled water is available to any local residents or businesses without water following last week’s winter weather, especially those who do not have water because they are still waiting for a plumber or materials to repair broken pipes at their residence or business. In Sulphur Springs, residents or businesses can stop by Sulphur Springs Police Department, 125 South Davis St. to get some free bottled water. Those unable to...

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Great Turnout for 2021 Hopkins County FFA Ag Mechanics Show
Feb24

Great Turnout for 2021 Hopkins County FFA Ag Mechanics Show

Close to 100 county high school FFA students filled up the Hopkins County Civic Center arena on February 23, 2021 showing their Ag Mechanics projects. Six Hopkins County schools participated; Sulphur Springs, Cumby, Miller Grove, Saltillo, Como-Pickton and North Hopkins. Congratulations on the hard work and teamwork displayed by each student during the construction of their projects.

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Knights of Columbus Fish Fry February 26, 2021
Feb24

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry February 26, 2021

St. James Catholic Church in Sulphur Springs, TX will be serving up fish on Fridays. Catfish, fries, coleslaw and hush puppies will be served Fridays at 5 and 7pm from February 19 till March 26, 2021. Prices range from $10 – 15 depending on your choices.

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Time To Register For the 32rd Annual Hopkins County Golf Tournament
Feb24

Time To Register For the 32rd Annual Hopkins County Golf Tournament

By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Great news! It’s time to register to play golf in the 32nd Annual Hopkins County Golf Tournament! We are mailing registration forms to our members this week. If you are interested in playing, call the Chamber at (903) 885-6515 to reserve your spot. We will have morning and afternoon tee times available, but they go fast! The tourney is set for Friday, April 9. It’s...

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Free Bottled Water Available Wednesday For Families In North Hopkins Area
Feb24

Free Bottled Water Available Wednesday For Families In North Hopkins Area

Hopkins County Emergency Management Coordinator Andy Endsley reported 20 more pallets of bottle water were trucked Tuesday afternoon to FM 71 at State Highway 19 north. Officials returned Wednesday morning, Feb. 24, to distribute by the case free bottled water to assist local residents who still have low water pressure, no water or are still under a boil water notice from 3 p.m. and after Tuesday. pallets of battled water

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Wildcat Theatre To Offer Feb. 28 Preview Performance Of ‘You On The Moors Now’
Feb24

Wildcat Theatre To Offer Feb. 28 Preview Performance Of ‘You On The Moors Now’

Sulphur Springs High School Wildcat Theatre students will present a preview at 2 p.m. this Sunday, February 28, of Jaclyn Backhaus’ “You On The Moors Now,” which the troupe will perform at the UIL One Act Play competition next week. The matinee preview will be performed in the SSHS Auditorium at Hopkins County Civic Center. The show features four literary heroines of the 19th century who set conventionalism ablaze...

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SSHS FFA Annie Horton’s Lamb Wins at San Antonio Show, Earns Place in SA Jr. Livestock Auction
Feb24

SSHS FFA Annie Horton’s Lamb Wins at San Antonio Show, Earns Place in SA Jr. Livestock Auction

Annie Horton with her prize lamb In a message from SSHS FFA Chapter Advisor Lindsey Arthur came this good news! On Saturday February 20th, Sulphur Springs High School Senior Annie Horton exhibited her Medium Wool Lamb in the Junior Market Show at the San Antonio Livestock Show & Rodeo.  She placed 3rd in her class and earned herself a spot in the Junior Livestock Auction that will be held on Thursday February 25th.  Annie has...

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Texas Science and Engineering Fair Seeking Judges for Virtual 2021 Competition
Feb23

Texas Science and Engineering Fair Seeking Judges for Virtual 2021 Competition

AUSTIN – Over 700 Texas middle and high school students will present their outstanding projects virtually as part of the 2021 Texas Science and Engineering Fair (TXSEF). The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) continues its commitment to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and the success of tomorrow’s workforce by co-sponsoring the event for the 20th consecutive year with ExxonMobil. As a community supported...

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Feb. 23 COVID-19 Update: 100th COVID-19 Fatality Confirmed For Hopkins County
Feb23

Feb. 23 COVID-19 Update: 100th COVID-19 Fatality Confirmed For Hopkins County

Hopkins County reached a new milestone Tuesday, the 100th COVID-19 fatality confirmed on Feb. 23, a day in which only two new probable cases and one recovery were reported. That’s 100 Hopkins County residents whose cause of death during the 11 months of the pandemic has been listed as COVID-19 or novel coronavirus 2019, according to Texas Department of State Health Services Feb. 23 COVID-19 Case Counts dashboard. While that...

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Free Cases Of Bottled Water Available For Families In North Hopkins Area
Feb23

Free Cases Of Bottled Water Available For Families In North Hopkins Area

Hopkins County Emergency Management Coordinator Andy Endsley reported 20 more pallets of bottle water were being trucked Tuesday afternoon to FM 71 at State Highway 19 north Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 23. Cases of bottled water are available free to assist families who still have low water pressure, no water or are still under a boil water notice from 3 p.m. and after Tuesday. Endsley reported a 500,000-gallon reduction on the NHWSC...

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