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Saltillo Lions Basketball Homecoming Court, Duchess
Jan25

Saltillo Lions Basketball Homecoming Court, Duchess

Senior court – Sitting L to R: Kristina Wade, Ofelia Cabrera, Bianca Castro & Josey Bench; Standing L to R:  Ally Smith, Anna Reeder, Brittney Peeples, Maddy Smith, Paisley Kastner & Chandler Bain. It’s Homecoming Week at Saltillo ISD, and it’s a good year for the Basketball teams. According to sponsor Johnna West, Friday night January 29, 2021 is the Homecoming game and will also be Senior night for the...

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Jan. 25-29 Meal A Day Menu
Jan24

Jan. 25-29 Meal A Day Menu

Although the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center remains closed due to COVID-19, volunteers continue to work five days a week preparing and delivering meals to shut-in elderly in the community. The Jan. 25-29 Meal A Day Menu includes: Monday – Oven Omelet, Sliced Ham, Blueberry Muffin and Orange Slices Tuesday – Smothered Beef Patties, Mashed Potatoes, Normandy Vegetables and a Roll Wednesday – Chicken Broccoli and Rice...

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Paris District Road Report for the Week of January 25, 2021
Jan23

Paris District Road Report for the Week of January 25, 2021

Paris — Here’s a look at work planned in the district during the week of Jan. 25, 2021. Theseschedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or otherunforeseen 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 throughwork zones. They should also avoid distractions such as cell...

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Jan. 22 COVID-19 Update: 17 New Cases, 56 Additional Vaccines Administered, COVID Hospitalizations Decrease
Jan22

Jan. 22 COVID-19 Update: 17 New Cases, 56 Additional Vaccines Administered, COVID Hospitalizations Decrease

Although nearly twice as many new COVID-19 cases were reported on Friday than on Thursday, the COVID-19 hospitalizations decreased both locally and across the region, according to the Jan. 22 COVID-19 reports from Texas Department of State Health Services and Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management. While there were no new recoveries reported on Friday, there also were no new fatalities announced, but 56 additional doses...

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Hopkins County Records – Jan. 22, 2021
Jan22

Hopkins County Records – Jan. 22, 2021

Hopkins County records for the week ending Jan. 22, 2021 included: Land Deed Transactions Kelly Jack Broyles and Lynda Gale Broyles to Maricela B. Gutierrez and Juan Uribe; tract in the Wm Moore SurveyDeborah Ann Dicus and Owen Ellis Dicus Jr. to Hailee Marie Brown and James Wendell Brown; tract in the James R. McKee surveyDoug Ferguson to Wrenly Group LLC; tract in the Romack AdditionJohnny Carter and Kathy Carter to Charlotte E....

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Como-Pickton FFA Sweeps Glenrose ‘No Name Ag Mech Show’ on January 19, 2021
Jan22

Como-Pickton FFA Sweeps Glenrose ‘No Name Ag Mech Show’ on January 19, 2021

Como-Pickton FFA Chapter members came away with wins in several categories when they traveled to Glen Rose for the annual No Name Ag Mechanics Show. They started and ended the day with wins, and all projects exhibited came away with blue ribbons! A great start to the day when 3 of our 8 projects have been judged and 3 Blue ribbons received. Utility Trailer – Blue Ribbon: Mario Lara, Caden Pere,z Klain Thomas, Cameron Ray Entry...

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Membership Drive Now Open by HC Genealogical Society
Jan22

Membership Drive Now Open by HC Genealogical Society

The Hopkins County Genealogical Society is opening membership for 2021 with a special offer. The regular annual membership fee is $20 per individual, and right now every member of your household can become a member for just a $25 flat fee. Generous resources through the HCGS Research Library and website, the Hopkins County Heritage Quarterly publication of current research topics, plus informative Zoom meetings are just a few reasons...

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Tira News: Grace Vaughn’s 100th Birthday Celebrated With Cake, Lunch, More Than 80 Cards, Vehicle Parade
Jan21

Tira News: Grace Vaughn’s 100th Birthday Celebrated With Cake, Lunch, More Than 80 Cards, Vehicle Parade

By Jan Vaughn, Tira News Correspondent We want to express our sympathy to the family of Mary Beth (Robinson) Moore. A graveside funeral service will be held, under the direction of Delta Funeral Home, at the Tira Cemetery on Friday, January 22, at 2 p.m. Please remember the family in your prayers. Grace Vaughn, sporting her “100 Never Looked So Good” shirt, from her granddaughter Crystal and with cake, on her 100th...

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Swatsell, Johnson, Christian Receive RSVP Presidential Award
Jan20

Swatsell, Johnson, Christian Receive RSVP Presidential Award

Polly Swatsell, Pamela Johnson and Linda Christian received the Retired Senior Volunteer Program “Presidential Award.” To qualify for this prestigious award, individuals have to volunteer 4,000 hours of their time. Polly Swatsell volunteered for Meal A Day for many years driving the Como/Pickton Meal A Day meal delivery route. She can be found volunteering her time and talents all over Hopkins County, including with the Hopkins...

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What Do You Think Of Solar Farms In Hopkins County?
Jan20

What Do You Think Of Solar Farms In Hopkins County?

There has been much discussion of the four potential solar farms planned for Hopkins County, but mostly during School Board meetings and at the County level. KSST News would like to know what you think of these projects, by having you vote in our poll below. What do you think of having a Solar Farm in Hopkins County?I am all for it as long as it's not near me.Bring it on. They can use my front yard.Undecided. I don't know...

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