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Raising Funds for Terrific Tuesdays; September Mini-Walks and The Walk to Remember October 7 on Celebration Plaza
Sep24

Raising Funds for Terrific Tuesdays; September Mini-Walks and The Walk to Remember October 7 on Celebration Plaza

The 2021 ‘Walk to Remember’ benefiting Terrific Tuesdays will take place on beautiful Celebration Plaza on Thursday October 7, at 10:30 a.m. According to organizer Tammy Reardon, “everyone is welcome to come out and walk on the inviting walking paths in front of the courthouse in downtown Sulphur Springs! It’s always a fun event and you’ll meet many people there whom you know, and who also share a love...

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HCUW 2021-22 Campaign Report Meeting Dates, Goal, Allocations Announced
Sep23

HCUW 2021-22 Campaign Report Meeting Dates, Goal, Allocations Announced

Hopkins County United Way at the annual workers kickoff luncheon provided information regarding this year’s $150,000 goal and allocations, as well as dates for the upcoming HCUW 2021-22 campaign workers report meetings. Donation packets were distributed for campaign workers to begin delivering to local businesses to request donations to the 2021-22 campaign. HCUW will host a luncheon next week for the lead donors to the 2020-21...

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HCUW Campaign Workers Kick-Off 2021-22 Campaign With Luncheon
Sep23

HCUW Campaign Workers Kick-Off 2021-22 Campaign With Luncheon

Hopkins County United Way campaign workers gathered for lunch Wednesday afternoon at Southwest Dairy Center to kick off the 2021-22 campaign to raise $150,000 for 18 local agencies. Board President Mike Horne opened the program with a prayer, asking for a blessing for the safety and health all who have volunteered to hand out packets and collect donations for the campaign, and those in the businesses they visit. “Thank you for...

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Data Shows Many Child Car Seats are Misused
Sep23

Data Shows Many Child Car Seats are Misused

NEWS RELEASE PARIS DISTRICTTim McAlavy(903) [email protected] DATA SHOWS MANY CHILD CAR SEATS ARE MISUSED ‘Save Me With a Seat’ campaign heralds National Child Passenger Safety Week Sept. 23, 2021 AUSTIN – A high-speed vehicle crash, and a misused child car seat can lead to an unthinkable disaster, which is why TxDOT is encouraging parents to schedule a free car seat safety check during its annual “Save Me With a Seat”...

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Fall Welding Class at the Paris Junior College Sulphur Springs Center
Sep23

Fall Welding Class at the Paris Junior College Sulphur Springs Center

WELDING CLASS Students from throughout the area filled the fall welding class. The future welders, from left, include: Michael Reagan, Jason Johnson, Christian Contreras, Cory Belz, Lizbeth Camacho, Nathan Brown, Ty Nichols, Darence Rushing, Daniel Gonzalez, Keith Kirkland, Donavon Throneberry, Jarrett Bartley, Kenneth Mize, RaAnn Carter, Jacob Shackett, Joseph Conway Herron, and Shane Peters. Paris Junior College Sulphur Springs fall...

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Blood Drive Held at the Paris Junior College Sulphur Springs Campus
Sep23

Blood Drive Held at the Paris Junior College Sulphur Springs Campus

GIVING LIFE PJC-Sulphur Springs Center math instructor Charla Holzbog was one of the blood donors during the Carter Bloodcare drive held Wednesday at the Sulphur Springs campus. Carter Bloodcare specialist Rebekah Wemitt is preparing Charla for the donation. Paris Junior College Sulphur Springs blood drive held at the PJC Sulphur Springs campus

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AG: 99-Year Sentence Assessed In Hunt County Human Trafficking Case
Sep23

AG: 99-Year Sentence Assessed In Hunt County Human Trafficking Case

News Release -Sept. 23, 2021 Hunt County Couple Accused Of Abuse, Neglect, Making Adopted Children Work In Puppy Mill AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that Barbara Barrett of Greenville has been found guilty of Continuous Trafficking of a Child in Hunt County and received a sentence of 99 years in jail. Barrett and her husband, Jeffery Barrett, are accused of abusing and neglecting their adopted children while forcing...

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A&M-Commerce Undergraduate Electrical Engineering Program Earns Accreditation
Sep23

A&M-Commerce Undergraduate Electrical Engineering Program Earns Accreditation

Texas A&M University-Commerce News Release – Sept. 23, 2021 COMMERCE, Texas —The Department of Engineering and Technology at Texas A&M University-Commerce recently announced that its Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering is newly accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology). ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology)is a...

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Donald Paul Anderson
Sep23

Donald Paul Anderson

Donald Paul Anderson Funeral services for Donald Paul Anderson, age 86, of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, September 25, 2021, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Interment will be held at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at 2:30 p.m. There will be no formal visitation. Donald passed away on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at Sunny Springs Nursing and Rehab. Arrangements...

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3 Additional Hopkins County Residents Confirmed To Have Died From COVID
Sep23

3 Additional Hopkins County Residents Confirmed To Have Died From COVID

Fewer New COVID Cases, More Patients Recoveries Reported In Last Week The daily case counts reported are mixed with overall new cases declining and active case counts declining, each outpaced last week by recoveries for Hopkins County; unfortunately, three additional Hopkins County residents Wednesday were confirmed to have died from COVID-19. Fatalities Over the past 7 days, Texas Department of State Health Services has reported five...

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