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Award Recipients Announced in the 2020 “Help a Child” Benefit
Oct20

Award Recipients Announced in the 2020 “Help a Child” Benefit

Each Autumn since 2007, Wade Bartley has organized the local Help a Child Benefit, designed to raise funds for important non-profit organizations which help children. Texas Scottish Rite Hospital and Northeast Texas Child Advocacy Center both provide important services in helping children who are disadvantaged due to circumstances beyond their control. Among those services are legal assistance for children who have suffered physical...

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Local Centenarian Honored With ‘This is Your Life’ Event
Oct19

Local Centenarian Honored With ‘This is Your Life’ Event

Margie Dale Parkins Hathcox age 100 On October 15, 2020, Margie Dale Hathcox joined the other 300,000 persons worldwide who are documented to have lived to be 100 years old. Because life expectancies worldwide are below 100 years, the term Centenarian is invariably associated with longevity. That Margie Dale has longevity as a family trait was brought out by her daughter Valinda Hathcox in a presentation of Margie Dale’s life...

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Volunteer Cooks Needed On Thursdays For Meal A Day
Oct19

Volunteer Cooks Needed On Thursdays For Meal A Day

Senior Citizens Center Director Karon Weatherman reports the Meal A Day program is again in need of help. Two volunteer cooks are needed on Thursday mornings to replace a pair who will notified Weatherman that they will cease volunteering at Meal A Day at the end of the month. “That will leave us 2 short on Thursdays. So, If you can give a few hours of your time to help in your community we would really appreciate the...

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Volunteers Needed For Texas CARES, COVID-19 Serological Testing, Survey Program
Oct19

Volunteers Needed For Texas CARES, COVID-19 Serological Testing, Survey Program

Texas CARES Could Help Determine How Many Have COVID-19 Antibodies, Potentially Some Degree of Immune Protection Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston are partnering with Texas Department of State Health Services to launch the Texas Coronavirus Antibody Response Survey, Texas CARES, in an effort to help public health professionals and scientists better understand the spread of COVID-19 in Texas and...

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Trading Post for October 19, 2020
Oct19

Trading Post for October 19, 2020

Under the Big Top! Look for the big white tent. KSST Garage Sale! New Items: Used Fine Area Rugs, not your ordinary run of the mill. Sized from 8×5 up to 10×14. Some come with pads. Runners and large area rugs. Treadmill. Rental quality (and quantity) chairs and tables for sale. We have an assortment of home decorations, Halloween, and fall decor. Everything priced to move! See today at the KSST studios, 717 Shannon Road....

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Como Pickton FFA Stew n Auction Postponed til 2021
Oct19

Como Pickton FFA Stew n Auction Postponed til 2021

Como Pickton CISD FFA Advisor Michael Bowen and his students enjoyed success recently at the Help a Child Benefit, with the 2nd Place Chili plaque and First Place Award for Ag Mechanics now on the chapter’s awards shelf. At the same time, the FFA Chapter makes an announcement about postponement of a much-anticipated annual Autumn event for the Chapter. Bowen posted this announcement on October 19, 2020. CP FFA Members, Parents...

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Chili for a Chilly Morning at the Help a Child Benefit
Oct19

Chili for a Chilly Morning at the Help a Child Benefit

Wade Bartley’s 13th annual Help a Child Benefit started out cooler than expected on Saturday October 17, but the warm hearts of Hopkins County folks brought them out by the droves! The Chili Cookoff, a tractor pull inside the arena, an Ag Mechanics Show and Auction on the grounds and a Reilly Springs Jamboree going on the outdoor stage made a good combination for a successful fundraiser. Results from the fundraiser will be...

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Oct. 19-23 Meal A Day Menu
Oct18

Oct. 19-23 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 Oct. 19-23 Meal A Day Menu includes: Monday — Manager’s choice Tuesday — Cheeseburger Casserole, Corn and Sonoma Blend Vegetables Wednesday — Chicken Enchilada Casserole, Refried Beans, Chips and Salsa and Tossed...

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20 Percent Of Registered Hopkins County Voters Cast Ballots In First 4 Days Of Early Voting
Oct17

20 Percent Of Registered Hopkins County Voters Cast Ballots In First 4 Days Of Early Voting

More than 20 percent of registered Hopkins County voters had cast ballots during the first 4 days of early voting in the Nov. 3 elections, according to the Secretary of State’s Office. That’s 4,885 of the 23,954 registered voters in Hopkins County casting ballots by the close of business on Friday, Oct. 16. This number includes 4,208 in person voters (17.57 percent) and 677 voters (2.82 percent) submitting ballots by mail....

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Hopkins County Records — Oct. 17, 2020
Oct17

Hopkins County Records — Oct. 17, 2020

Land Transactions Richard Fielden and Rose Mary Fielden to Marsha Cochran and Fred Fielden; tract in the Henry Hopkins surveyDavid Cochran, Marsha Cochran and Fred Fielden to Richard Fielden; tract in the Henry Hopkins surveyCarla Reichle who was known as Carla Renee Walters to Joe Mack Walters; tract in the Winnie Jewell surveyGwyneth Larry Argenbright and Rhonda Sue Argenbright to Coltin B. Argenbright; tract in the O Barb...

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