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VFD Stew, Chili Fundraiser Set for Noon Sat. Oct. 31 by Pickton/Pine Forest Firefighters at Pickton Community Center
Oct23
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Hopkins County Oct. 22 COVID-19 Update: 3 Fatalities, 2 New Cases, 2 Recoveries
Oct22

Hopkins County Oct. 22 COVID-19 Update: 3 Fatalities, 2 New Cases, 2 Recoveries

While Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials reported only 2 new cases and 2 recoveries in their Oct. 22 COVID-19 update, Texas Department of State Health Services reported 3 additional COVID-19 fatalities. HC/SSEM COVID-19 Reports Two Hopkins County residents were reported Oct. 22 to have received positive COVID-19 results, HC/SSEM officials reported in the Oct. 22 COVID-19 update. That increases the new case...

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Cumby Woman Jailed For Second Time This Month
Oct22

Cumby Woman Jailed For Second Time This Month

Sulphur Springs Man Arrested 13 Days After Release From Jail Two people were arrested this week on felony warrants, including a Cumby woman jailed for the second time this month and a Sulphur Springs man arrested 13 days after his release from jail, according to arrest reports. Cumby Arrest Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers notified Cumby Police Officer A. Gonzalez by phone just before 6:20 p.m. Oct. 21, 2020 that a...

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Wildcat Band To Perform Oct. 22 At Prim Stadium
Oct21

Wildcat Band To Perform Oct. 22 At Prim Stadium

Sulphur Springs High School Wildcat Band will be performing their competition show for the community at 6 p.m. Oct. 22 in Gerald Prim Stadium, in readiness for the competition season. The Wildcat Band will kickoff the competition season next month by hosting the 3A UIL Region Contest. SSHS will be busy hosting and will not will not be performing. The Wildcat Band competition schedule includes: Nov. 7 – Contest at Mesquite Memorial...

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Hopkins County Oct. 21 COVID-19 Update: 42 New Cases, 169 Active Cases
Oct21

Hopkins County Oct. 21 COVID-19 Update: 42 New Cases, 169 Active Cases

Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials, in the Oct. 21 COVID-19 update, reported 42 new positive COVID-19 cases and 169 active cases — the most active case Hopkins County has had at one time. Hopkins County Reports This marks the second time this week a high new case count was reported following a day with no cases. On Monday, 77 new cases were reported. This followed Friday’s report of no new...

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Sulphur Springs Middle School Football Coach Eddie Flores Reports 2 Wins Tuesday Night
Oct21

Sulphur Springs Middle School Football Coach Eddie Flores Reports 2 Wins Tuesday Night

Sulphur Springs Middle School Football Coach Eddie Flores reported the results of two wins Tuesday night. 8th Grade B Team Flores reports the 8th Grade B Team Wildcats beat Pine Tree 16-14. The Wildcat B-Team is 1-2 for the season. Offense QB- Wyatt Watson threw for 2TD, and rushed for 20 yards for the nightWR-Max Williamson had a 35-yard receiving TD and had 3 catches for the nightWR-Alex Macias had a 40-yard receiving TDRB- Eduardo...

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Early Voting In Hopkins County Slows, But Still On Track To Set New Records
Oct21

Early Voting In Hopkins County Slows, But Still On Track To Set New Records

Early voting in Hopkins County has slowed this week, but is still on track to set new records. The ROC, the Hopkins County early voting center for the Nov. 3 General Election At the close of the voting center on Tuesday, 6,725 voters had cast Nov. 3 General Election ballots either by personal appearance or mail. There have been 5,844 in-person voters (24.4 percent) and 881 mail voters. That’s a total of 28.07 percent of the...

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Progress In the Pacific Park: Grays Building Foundation Is Being Poured
Oct21

Progress In the Pacific Park: Grays Building Foundation Is Being Poured

Crews continue to make progress in Pacific Park on the new Grays Building. The project reached another construction landmark, pouring of the concrete for the foundation. Foundation work begins on the new Grays Building Wednesday morning, October. 21, 2020 Starting at 7 a.m. Oct. 21, 2020, Bell concrete began arriving with product which a Potts Concrete Construction crew placed on the construction site. By 9 a.m., a good section of the...

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Hopkins/Rains County Hay Show 2020 Winners, Buyers
Oct21

Hopkins/Rains County Hay Show 2020 Winners, Buyers

L. to R. Back Row Leon Gunn, Henry Potts, Jason Thompson, Mike Meisse, Brad Johnson and Randy Koon. L. to R Front Row Try Lopez, Kyler Moore and Don Smith To continue a long-standing agricultural tradition, the Hay Show took place on October 20, 2020, sponsored by the Hopkins/Rains County Soil and Water Conservation District. One of the goals of the Hay Show is to provide agricultural producers an opportunity to test their forages....

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Hopkins County Stew Drive-Thru Is This Saturday, Oct. 24
Oct21

Hopkins County Stew Drive-Thru Is This Saturday, Oct. 24

By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce The time has come to get your stew in this year’s Stew Drive-thru! On Saturday, October 24, you can drive through to choose chicken or beef stew. All quarts are $10 and will include cheese and crackers. No tickets for park admission will be sold, but the drive-through will be available while supplies last. See you soon on Saturday, October 24 … 2020 Stew, We’re Driving...

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