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Veterans Memorial Receives Donation From Alliance Bank
Nov24

Veterans Memorial Receives Donation From Alliance Bank

Danny Davis, Tom Sellers Tom Sellers, Alliance Bank President/CEO, presents a $1,000 donation, in lieu of a public customer appreciation event, to (left) Danny Davis of the Hopkins County Veterans Memorial.

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Star Gazing and Dark Skies at Cooper Lake State Park!
Nov24

Star Gazing and Dark Skies at Cooper Lake State Park!

Experience Dark Skies and the Cosmos at Cooper Lake State Park! Cooper, TX— When was the last time you stopped to gaze into the heavens at night?  For most Americans, the once common activity is now no more than a distant cultural memory, or maybe an unsatisfying upward glance towards a fussy glow with maybe a dozen stars and planets visible: Not an awe-inspiring experience.  Rewind a hundred years and in most locations on...

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Nov. 23 COVID-19 Update: 22 In Hospital COVID Unit, Changes In Case Reporting
Nov23

Nov. 23 COVID-19 Update: 22 In Hospital COVID Unit, Changes In Case Reporting

Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials in the Nov. 23 COVID-19 update reported a whopping 22 patients in the COVID unit at the hospital and a change in state COVID-19 case reporting. Texas Department of State Health Services, as of Sunday, Nov. 22, will no long be providing daily updates to county officials, HC/SSEM reported in the Nov. 23 COVID-19 update. No new positive cases nor new recoveries were noted by...

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Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Says Team Played Well Friday in Bi-District Win
Nov23

Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Says Team Played Well Friday in Bi-District Win

Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Bailey Dorner admits to going into Friday night’s bi-district contest against Tyler a little worried that her team may come into the game underestimating their opponent. After all, the district champ Lady Cats were the #1 seed against #4 seed Tyler. Turns out Coach Dorner had nothing to worry about. Her team promptly took care of business defeating Tyler, 3-0 by the score of 25-14, 25-14 and 25-7. She...

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Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Says Team Played Pretty Well In Friday Night Loss
Nov23

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Says Team Played Pretty Well In Friday Night Loss

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta found himself in an unusual place Monday morning, Nov. 23. Coach Cipoletta says he is not used to talking about his team playing pretty well, but losing. His evidence includes 1.16 point per possession for his team. In fact, he says the Wildcats played outstanding ball and shot well on the offensive end. He says the Wildcats were at 42% in three point shooting and hit 85% of their free throws....

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2 Accused Of Credit Or Debit Card Abuse
Nov23

2 Accused Of Credit Or Debit Card Abuse

Two Sulphur Springs residents were accused of credit or debit card abuse over the weekend, according to sheriff’s reports. Jonathan Wayne Smith (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jason Lavender spotted Jonathan Wayne Smith standing behind a Honda at his rural Sulphur Springs residence and took him into custody Saturday, Nov. 21 on the warrant. The 23-year-old was booked into Hopkins County jail on the...

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Commissioners Court Approves 2 Tax Incentives, Reinvestment Zone
Nov23

Commissioners Court Approves 2 Tax Incentives, Reinvestment Zone

Hopkins County Commissioners Court approved 2 tax incentives and a reinvestment zone for a planned solar farm, among other items, during the regular court meeting Monday morning. My Perfect Pet Agreement Sulphur Springs-Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Roger Feagley asked the Commissioners Court to consider approving two Chapter 381 agreements. My Perfect Pet logo First, Feagley told the court My...

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Hicks: Preparing for Holiday Gatherings and Upcoming Programs in January
Nov23

Hicks: Preparing for Holiday Gatherings and Upcoming Programs in January

By Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Family & Community Health Agent, Hopkins County Five Ways to Prepare for Holiday Gatherings The holiday season is here, along with fun, family, and or course, delicious foods. Food play a big role during the holidays as it bring traditions, comfort, and a sense of togetherness. It’s okay to enjoy your holiday foods, but keep in mind moderations is key. Aside from a well-balanced...

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Burleson Woman Arrested Twice Nov. 22
Nov23

Burleson Woman Arrested Twice Nov. 22

A 52-year-old Burleson woman was arrested twice November 22, 2020 in Hopkins County, according to jail reports. Sulphur Springs Police Officer Silas Whaley responded just before 10 p.m. Sunday in the 200 block of College Street, where officials had received a tip of suspected narcotics on the premises. No HCSO jail photo available for Samantha Mitchell Elkins Whaley reported seeing a woman who fit the suspect description and contacted...

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Miss UPRA Sarah Dalton, Former Winnsboro Rodeo Royalty, Appears at Finals Along with Miss Teen UPRA
Nov23

Miss UPRA Sarah Dalton, Former Winnsboro Rodeo Royalty, Appears at Finals Along with Miss Teen UPRA

Sarah Dalton, Miss UPRA 2020 18-year-old Sarah Dalton was crowned Miss UPRA in November 2019 in Hopkins County and she has proudly worn that crown during the most unusual year in UPRA history! Sarah’s competition career began a little differently than most. A brief four years ago, having never ridden a horse before or been active in rodeo interests, she expressed an interest in “queening” and was mentored by friends...

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