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Sulphur Springs Livestock Commission NETBIO January 2020 Sale
Jan16

Sulphur Springs Livestock Commission NETBIO January 2020 Sale

The rain and wet conditions didn’t keep the buyers, sellers and visitors away from the January Northeast Texas Beef Improvement Organization’s (NETBIO) pre-conditioned calf and yearling sale that was held Wednesday at the Sulphur Springs Livestock Auction.A total of 254 seller/members consigned 5,231 head of cattle that sold during the afternoon auction. The cattle held up well despite the bad weather, according to Sulphur Springs...

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SSISD Declines Requests To Amend Agreements For Arbala Solar Farm, Approve Agreement For Another
Jan14

SSISD Declines Requests To Amend Agreements For Arbala Solar Farm, Approve Agreement For Another

Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees Sulphur Springs Independent School District Monday night declined the amended agreements for one solar farm but approved those for another. SSISD school board on Dec. 10, 2018, approved an agreement for Solemio, after the Comptroller’s Officer reported it met the Chapter 313 agreement requirements, provided total employment requirement is waived. The project was to be for a...

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Chamber Connection — Jan. 9, 2020
Jan09

Chamber Connection — Jan. 9, 2020

By Lezley Brown, president/CEO of Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce It is with great pleasure that the 2020 Board of Directors invites you to the 94th Annual Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Banquet on Thursday, Feb. 13, at 6 p.m. at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center. We will host a Networking Cocktail Happy Half Hour at 6 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6:30, and the awards will follow at 7 p.m. Please take this opportunity...

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Cypress Springs Special Utility District Water System Issues Boil Water Notice For Hagansport, Mt. Vernon Area
Jan04

Cypress Springs Special Utility District Water System Issues Boil Water Notice For Hagansport, Mt. Vernon Area

Due to water line break, a boil water notice was issued Jan. 3 for Cypress Springs Special Utility District water system customers in the Mount Vernon, Hagansport and Talco area. Affected area spans from: Highway 37 north of Mount Vernon to Hagansport, west on FM 71 to County Road 1081 from Highway 37 and, East on FM 71 to Talco. All county roads off of Highway 37 between Mt. Vernon and Hagansport, and all county roads off of FM 71....

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NETBIO Sale Coming Jan. 15
Dec31

NETBIO Sale Coming Jan. 15

Sulphur Springs Livestock Auctions, located on State Highway 154, about a mile south of Interstate 30 in Sulphur Spring The Northeast Texas Beef Improvement Organization (NETBIO) is preparing for its next pre-conditioned calf and yearling sale, which will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. Over 5,000 head of cattle that have been weaned and raised through the NETBIO pre-conditioning program have been consigned to the sale.The sale,...

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Rock Creek Re-plat Will Better Meet Property Owners' Needs, County Subdivision Standards
Dec27

Rock Creek Re-plat Will Better Meet Property Owners' Needs, County Subdivision Standards

Two lots in Rock Creek Subdivision are being divided to better conform with current needs of owners. The conformation should better meet county standards and accommodate emergency vehicles. Steve Hudson earlier this week asked Hopkins County Commissioners Court to consider approving the re-platting of Lots 11 and 12, Block 3, in Rock Creek Subdivision. Essentially, it would combine Lot 12 and the south half of Lot 11 of the...

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Proposed Solar Projects In Dike, Pine Forest Receive County Officials' Approval
Dec23

Proposed Solar Projects In Dike, Pine Forest Receive County Officials' Approval

Hopkins County Commissioners Court Hopkins County Commissioners Court Monday unanimously approved 318 agreements granting tax incentives for solar projects in Dike and Pine Forest communities “They pay taxes and pay us a fee which is equal to a portion of their taxes, That way when we bring that money into the county’s coffers it doesn’t impact the property taxes,” Sulphur Springs/Hopkins County Economic...

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Clayton Introduces Solar Panel Technology To Texas Home Building Facility
Dec20

Clayton Introduces Solar Panel Technology To Texas Home Building Facility

National Home Builder Installs 200 KW Solar Carport System To Promote Green Construction 200 kilowatt solar carport system installed at Clayton Sulphur springs home building facility. Sulphur Springs, Texas, Dec. 19, 2019 – Clayton, a Tennessee-based home builder of site-built and off-site built homes, has installed its first 200 kilowatt solar carport system at its Clayton Sulphur Springs home building facility in Texas. Installed by...

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Chamber Connection – Dec. 19, 2019
Dec19

Chamber Connection – Dec. 19, 2019

Attention All Chamber Members: Membership Directories are being prepared NOW!Chamber Members, we are going to print with the 2020 Membership Directory. We are going to have it ready for distribution the first part of January, so we need you to do a few things … By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Lezley Brown Please go to www.HopkinsChamber.org and click in the directory search. Please check to make sure...

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Zoning Board Approves Special Use Permit, 2 Ordinance Variances
Dec18

Zoning Board Approves Special Use Permit, 2 Ordinance Variances

Cross Country Communications, 402 Church St. Sulphur Springs Zoning Board of Adjustments and Appeals approved a special use permit and two ordinance variances during the regular meeting Tuesday night. A special use permit allowing construction of a communications tower at 402 Church St. was approved. Danny Weems had requested the permit to improve the service offered by his business, Cross Country Communications. The tower is...

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