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PJC Offering Dental Assistant Course
Jun04

PJC Offering Dental Assistant Course

The Paris Junior College Workforce and Continuing Education Department is offering a Dental Assistant program that will be offered on the PJC-Sulphur Springs Center campus.        Registration is now open for the course that will be taught from  August 27 to November 26 on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 6 to 9 p.m.        To learn more about the program call 903-885-1232 or go by...

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Smith: Hopkins County EMS Receives American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition
Jun02

Smith: Hopkins County EMS Receives American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition

Brent Smith, director of Hopkins County EMS services, explains to Hopkins County Hospital District Board the process that went into the EMS service receiving gold plus recognition through the American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline EMS program. Hopkins County EMS has earned the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS gold plus recognition, according to Hopkins County EMS Director of services Brent Smith. The...

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Folwell: Hospital District In Good Shape Financially
May30

Folwell: Hospital District In Good Shape Financially

Hopkins County Hospital District Board CEO Ron Folwell reported the district to be “doing fairly well” financially, and the director of EMS services reported April to be a good month for the service in the three counties they serve. Financial Report For the first 7 months of the year, the hospital district’s net income was $3.944 million, which means the district “made $811,000 on a consolidated basis for the hospital,” Folwell...

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Chris Brown Appointed To Hospital District Board
May29

Chris Brown Appointed To Hospital District Board

Chris Brown takes the oath as the newly appointed member of Hopkins County Hospital District Board. Brown was appointed Tuesday evening to fill Dan Roper’s unexpired seat. Hopkins County Hospital District Board Tuesday evening selected Chris Brown of Sulphur Springs to serve in the unexpired seat of the board, swore in reelected members and elected officers. Brown was among five candidates who expressed interest to Hopkins...

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CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Investing In Education, Training to Reduce Maternal Deaths
Apr19

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Investing In Education, Training to Reduce Maternal Deaths

Sulphur Springs – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs joins more than 200 Texas hospitals to reduce pregnancy-related deaths and complications through the TexasAIM program. Hospitals statewide are coming together to reduce the number of deaths due to obstetric hemorrhage, one of the most common causes of death and injury in the days immediately after pregnancy. The TexasAIM program seeks to reduce maternal deaths...

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Cigna and CHRISTUS Health Reach Agreement
Apr18

Cigna and CHRISTUS Health Reach Agreement

Cigna and CHRISTUS Health have reached an agreement that keeps CHRISTUS doctors, hospitals and other facilities in Cigna’s commercial network in Texas and Louisiana. “We are pleased to reach a new agreement with CHRISTUS Health that continues to provide our customers affordable access to CHRISTUS facilities,” said LaMonte Thomas, president of Cigna North Texas. “This is very good news for the people we serve. We welcome CHRISTUS...

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Chamber of Commerce, Hospital Partnering To Host “The Process of Care for Your Aging Parents” May 2
Apr13

Chamber of Commerce, Hospital Partnering To Host “The Process of Care for Your Aging Parents” May 2

The Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce and CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital—Sulphur Springs are partnering to present a panel discussion called The Process of Care for Your Aging Parents from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at Sulphur Springs Country Club. Companies are invited to participate by renting a booth to distribute information and marketing materials about services offered for this specific topic. “This night is designed so...

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Dr. Mark Miller Celebrated At Retirement Reception
Apr05

Dr. Mark Miller Celebrated At Retirement Reception

Dr. Mark Miller takes time to enjoy friends, family, colleagues and patients during the reception held Friday in honor of his upcoming retirement, after about 54 years in medicine, the majority of which have been in Sulphur Springs. After more than 53 years of serving others Dr. W. Mark Miller is retiring from medicine. The physician moved to Sulphur Spring in 1970, and says he’s “thankful for all the years I’ve been able...

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55+ Health Fair and Hot Dog Supper
Mar29

55+ Health Fair and Hot Dog Supper

The 55+ Health Fair is coming up pretty quickly. We changed the time of the Health Fair this year to  help those Seniors who are never able to attend the morning Health Fairs.  This year it will be on Tuesday, April 2nd from 4:00 – 6:30 at the ROC at 1st  Baptist Church. We have 40 booths for you to check out.  There will be lots of information for you to look at. Please come get yourself...

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New CMO Dr. Martin Fielder is on OB/GYN Team at Trinity Clinic
Dec14

New CMO Dr. Martin Fielder is on OB/GYN Team at Trinity Clinic

CMO Dr. Martin Fielder, OB/GYN Dr. Martin Fielder brought a military medical background with him when he joined the Sulphur Springs medical community in 2013. Making the transition from serving at Bethesda Naval Hospital upon retirement from military service, he moved his family to Hopkins County, Texas. Since then, he has been part of the OB/GYN team at Trinity Clinic, and during 2018 was named to the administrative staff as Chief...

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