Atmos Energy Conducting Natural Gas Flaring Through July 19 in Hopkins County
Jul11

Atmos Energy Conducting Natural Gas Flaring Through July 19 in Hopkins County

Controlled natural gas flaring Residents who see flames in the area of County Road 2319 during the day this week likely have no reason to be concerned. Atmos Energy crews and contractors are overseeing controlled natural gas flaring as part of routine maintenance from approximately 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through July 19 at the Crush Junction yard located on Hopkins County Road 2319, east of FM 1870, People in the area will likely see a...

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Chamber Connection for July 11, 2019
Jul11

Chamber Connection for July 11, 2019

By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce It’s time again for a huge night of networking sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce! The Chamber is hosting The Chamber Showcase, a night of networking that features Chamber members in Hopkins County, on Thursday, Aug. 1, at the Sulphur Springs Country Club. Booth space is already sold out, but we encourage you attend the event for $10 and enjoy the opportunity to do...

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Donation to Meal A Day from Oncor
Jul10

Donation to Meal A Day from Oncor

Pictured: Shown in Photo Left to Right Wayne Fenton, Cecil Toenniges, Debbie Wisniewski, Aley Owens, Karon Weatherman, Leon Jose, Joyce Burchfield, Larry Willis, Sharon Acker and Cindy Lancaster  Employees from Oncor Transmission, Distribution and Meter Services in Sulphur Springs collected and donated food and funds to the Meal-A-Day Center during their Annual Food Drive. Representing Oncor are Joyce Burchfield, distribution; Larry...

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New Parkinson’s Support Group Starts Soon
Jul10
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Summer Season: Careful With the Heat! By Mario Villarino 7-9-2019
Jul10

Summer Season: Careful With the Heat! By Mario Villarino 7-9-2019

Developed by Dr. Mario A. Villarino, County Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources Hopkins County, Texas The high temperatures of the summer are here to stay for a little while. Learning how to work with high temperatures is critical. According to Texas A&M AgriLife Disaster Education Network, whether you work outdoors in agriculture,...

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Flowers Foods Inc. Recalls Hamburger & Hot Dog Buns, Other Baked Items
Jul10

Flowers Foods Inc. Recalls Hamburger & Hot Dog Buns, Other Baked Items

If you’re planning to have a burger or hot dog, or to serve dinner rolls, you’ll want to be sure to check the packaging as numerous brands produced by Flowers Foods Inc. are being recalled. Flowers Foods Inc. issued the voluntarily recall of certain hamburger and hot dog buns and other bakery products on July 9 due to the potential presence of small pieces of hard plastic that may have been introduced during production....

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Budget Process Ongoing At SSISD, Additional Personnel Raises Still Being Considered
Jul09

Budget Process Ongoing At SSISD, Additional Personnel Raises Still Being Considered

There’s still quite a bit of work to be done before Sulphur Springs Independent School District administrators present a substantially complete general budget for trustees to approve. SSISD Business Manger Sherry McGraw presented trustees with an updated working draft of the 2019-2020 budget during their regular meeting Monday evening. McGraw said the business office had received an updated template, but continue to receive from...

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Tyrone Ivery and Derick Dial Tout Free App For Athletes and Recruiters
Jul09

Tyrone Ivery and Derick Dial Tout Free App For Athletes and Recruiters

Two Hopkins County men are touting a free App that gets athletes and sports recruiters together. The App is called The Recruiters Black Book and it was started last April by Tyrone Ivery. Derick Dial soon joined the project with Ivery. Ivery said he discovered the need for the App after hearing stories from his nephew Willie Ivery, who committed to the University of North Texas in football out of Sulphur Springs High School....

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PJC Sulphur Springs News
Jul09

PJC Sulphur Springs News

PJC Sulphur Springs Summer Welding SUMMER WELDING The summer welding class at the PJC-Sulphur Springs Center is full. Among the students are Brenteon Zapata, left, in structural welding and Alyssa Hall in advanced welding. To learn more about the program, call 903-885-1232.

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Winnsboro Police Department Report for July 1-7, 2019
Jul08

Winnsboro Police Department Report for July 1-7, 2019

Arrests Howard Weems, age 61, of Winnsboro, was arrested on 07/01/2019 for Possession of Controlled Substance PG1>=4G<200G Tanner Harrison, age 23, of Gilmer, was arrested on 07/05/2019 for Driving While Intoxicated. Accidents No Accidents to Report. Calls for Service The Winnsboro Police Department responded to a total of 122 calls for service during this reporting period. Citations The Winnsboro Police Department issued 28...

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