Hopkins County COVID-19 Update: 8 New Positive Cases Reported June 30
Jun30

Hopkins County COVID-19 Update: 8 New Positive Cases Reported June 30

Newsom: CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Still Has Room In COVID-19 Unit The Hopkins County Emergency Management Team at 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, reported they’d received notification of 8 new positive COVID-19 cases in Hopkins County. That makes a total of 59 positive cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began in MidMarch, including 41 Hopkins County residents who have recovered. That leaves 18 active cases of...

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121 Ballots Cast During 1st Day Of Early Voting In Party Primary Runoff Elections
Jun30

121 Ballots Cast During 1st Day Of Early Voting In Party Primary Runoff Elections

The first day of early voting in the Party Primary runoff elections concluded Monday with 121 total ballots casts in Hopkins County, 106 cast in the Republican Primary Runoff and 15 in the Democratic Primary Runoff. Governor Greg Abbott on March 20 issued a proclamation postponing runoff elections across the state from May until July due to COVID-19 pandemic. Early voting in the party primary runoff elections will continue from 8 a.m....

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Trading Post for June 30, 2020
Jun30

Trading Post for June 30, 2020

Whirlpool electric Dryer $100. Double dresser and mirror $75. 65″ Sony Projection TV $125. Set of 3, Blue and White Marble Sink vanity, Shower stall and whirlpool tub, $600. 903 348 5820 2 burial plots in Restlawn, $2400. 903 348 5820. For Sale: blueberries and free range eggs from our family farm east of Sulphur Springs. Eggs are $2-$3 per dozen. Fresh-picked or frozen blueberries are $5 per pound. For pick-up details, please...

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Recommendations For Fall Vegetable & Small Plant Care
Jun29

Recommendations For Fall Vegetable & Small Plant Care

Garden Update — July and August By Mario Villarino, DVM, Ph.D. Hopkins County Extension Agent, Ag and NR Here are the recommendation of Texas A&M AgriLife for the months of July and August: By August many fall vegetable seeds and even small plants may be set out for later production. Be careful to give extra water and a little shade to these young plants while they are becoming established. The result will be excellent cool season...

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Hopkins County 4th Of July Celebration Cancelled
Jun29

Hopkins County 4th Of July Celebration Cancelled

The Hopkins County 4th of July celebration planned to be held downtown Sulphur Springs this weekend has officially been cancelled. City and county officials meet at 10:30 a.m. Monday to discuss the impact Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-28 will have locally, particularly the Hopkins County 4th of July celebration. Just before 11 a.m. Monday, June 29, city officials reported that Sulphur Springs Mayor Johns Sellers, after...

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Trading Post for June 29, 2020
Jun29

Trading Post for June 29, 2020

Need someone to clean house for elderly lady. Vacuum, dust, clean baths, mop kitchen, 2 baths and utility room. Pay $12.50 per hours. Call 903 473 6408 and leave message. cash register with tapes $50, old collectible whiskey barrel $100; 903-945-2653 I have a pink leapfrog spin and sing alphabet zoo, clean and I have put new batteries in it so it is ready to go it is really nice for teaching small child their alphabet, asking $10 call...

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Meal A Day Menu – June 29-July 3, 2020
Jun28

Meal A Day Menu – June 29-July 3, 2020

The Meal A Day Menu for June 29-July 3, 2020 includes: Monday — Chicken Dressing Casserole, Candied Baby Carrots, Green Beans and a Roll Tuesday — Sweet and Sour Chicken, Rice, Egg Roll and Oriental Vegetables Wednesday — King Ranch Beef Pasta, Corn and Broccoli Thursday — Rope Sausage, Sauerkraut, Black-Eyed Peas and Corn Bread Friday — Cheese Burgers, Lettuce, Tomato, Onions, Pickle Spear, Baked Beans and BBQ Potato...

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Should Officials Continue With 4th Of July Celebration?
Jun28

Should Officials Continue With 4th Of July Celebration?

As Governor Abbott’s latest executive order effectively bans outdoor gatherings of 100 or more, the order also allows for local officials to make decisions on events planned for their communites. KSST News would like to know what you think of the event scheduled for Saturday July 4th, by voting in our poll. What do you think local officals should decide on July 4th Celebration? Cancel It: Don't take any risks. (48%) Go ahead...

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Paris District Road Report for the week of June 29, 2020
Jun27

Paris District Road Report for the week of June 29, 2020

Paris — Here’s a look at work planned in the district during the week of June 29, 2020. 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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Early Voting Kickoff Meet & Greet For District 2 Republican Candidate Bryan Slaton To Be Held June 27
Jun27

Early Voting Kickoff Meet & Greet For District 2 Republican Candidate Bryan Slaton To Be Held June 27

Early voting begins June 29 for party primary runoff elections. In Hopkins County, that includes the runoff for the House District 2 Republican nomination.  An early voting kickoff meet and greet is scheduled from 1 to 2:30 p.m. June 27 at Coleman Park by the baseball fields for Bryan Slaton, who challenges incumbent Dan Flynn for the nomination. Slaton is endorsed by Gun Owners of America organization. Light refreshments will be...

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