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Brookshire Grocery Company Establishes “Focus on the Future” Scholarship Endowment
Oct02

Brookshire Grocery Company Establishes “Focus on the Future” Scholarship Endowment

COMMERCE, TX—A&M-Commerce students will benefit for years to come from Brookshire Grocery Company’s new “Focus on the Future” scholarship program. The scholarship will reward students for their dedication, hard work and academic achievements. Brookshire’s established scholarship endowments for A&M-Commerce and 39 other colleges and universities throughout Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas. A recent press release...

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Oct. 4-10 Designated As National 4-H Week
Oct01

Oct. 4-10 Designated As National 4-H Week

Hopkins County Commissioners Court during a special court session Thursday morning offered appreciation to the many individuals involved in helping make the 4-H program in Hopkins County so successful. Judge Robert Newsom read a proclamation, adopted by the court, in which Oct. 4-10 has been designated as National 4-H Week. “This is a very significant event for Hopkins County,” said Hopkins County AgriLife Extension Agent...

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Pre-Order Hopkins County Stew From Your Favorite Cook Starting Oct. 1
Oct01

Pre-Order Hopkins County Stew From Your Favorite Cook Starting Oct. 1

By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Have you ever wanted to judge stew in the Hopkins County Stew Contest?  Here is your chance!  We are looking for individuals to serve as judges in this year’s Stew Contest.  If you are interested, please call the Chamber at (903) 885-6515. The time has come to pre-order your stew for this year’s Stew Drive-thru!  You can make your pre-order beginning...

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Texas Conference For Employers Hosting Lunchtime Live
Sep30

Texas Conference For Employers Hosting Lunchtime Live

Texas Conference for Employers will be hosting Lunchtime Live, a series of 90-minute sessions on a variety of topics related to employment law, Texas Workforce Commission announced. One two different days each month through the end of the year a lunch session will be offered. The schedule, topics and registration links include: October 1: Click here to REGISTER COVID-19 Paid Leave-Related LawsPrivacy in the WorkplaceUnemployment...

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Grant Application To Pave Road Into Mine Received No Opposition At Meeting
Sep29

Grant Application To Pave Road Into Mine Received No Opposition At Meeting

The public meeting, conducted by the City of Sulphur Springs regarding a proposed grant application to help pave the road into the city-owned former Thermo/Luminant mine property, received no opposition. The city posted a public notice regarding the city’s intent to apply for $2,976,960 from the Economic Development Administration Program Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance Program, including CARES Act funding, to engineer...

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CMFH-SS Business News: Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinics Available For CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Patients
Sep29

CMFH-SS Business News: Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinics Available For CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Patients

By Holly Ragan, Senior Market Development, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs, [email protected] Sulphur Springs, Texas – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has ONE mission: To Extend the Health Ministry of Jesus Christ. Flu Shots: Drive-Thru Clinics Available For CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Patients Are you an existing patient of CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic? Take advantage of our drive-thru...

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Tira News: Annette Loper Shares Inspiring Story Of Compassion and Generosity
Sep24

Tira News: Annette Loper Shares Inspiring Story Of Compassion and Generosity

By Jan Vaughn We want to express our sympathy to the family of Randall Wright. He passed away on Sept. 18 and a memorial visitation is being held on Friday, Sept. 25 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home from 12 to 2 p.m. Please be in prayer for his mother, Janie (Shaw) Lewis, and all of his family. Tira sign At the quarterly Tira City Council meeting, the group discussed routine business – Community Center upkeep, Tira Food Pantry,...

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Zoning Of Thermo Mine Property As Heavy Industrial Receives P&Z Approval
Sep24

Zoning Of Thermo Mine Property As Heavy Industrial Receives P&Z Approval

City Seeking Grant Funding To Improve Mine Road The Planning and Zoning Commission Monday recommended zoning of the old Thermo mine property as heavy industrial, despite communication from multiple area residents who are opposed to the idea and an online petition in opposition to the zoning change. Tuesday evening, the City of Sulphur Springs also authorized the city manager to apply for grant funding to improve the old...

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Hospital District 2021 Tax Rate, Budget Approved
Sep20

Hospital District 2021 Tax Rate, Budget Approved

Hopkins County Hospital District Board of Directors approved the 2021 budget and tax rate as proposed and, following an executive session, approved the hiring of an additional staff member for the hospital district. Tax Rate Ron Folwell, hospital district CEO and CFO, recommended no change to the tax rate. Based on the tax formula outlined by the comptroller’s office, the hospital district received $5,526,478 in tax revenue last year...

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Virtual Hearings Slated For Rezoning Of Mine, Spence Street Properties
Sep19

Virtual Hearings Slated For Rezoning Of Mine, Spence Street Properties

Special Use Permit Sought for West Industrial Drive Communication Tower The City of Sulphur Springs’ Planning and Zoning Commission will conduct public hearings for 2 rezoning proposals and 1 special use permit request. One hearing will focus on the proposed rezoning of a 10.84-acre tract of property generally located at the corner of Spence and Fisher Streets from heavy commercial to single family attached. Sulphur Springs sign...

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