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HCSO: Man Accused Of Forging A Graduation Check Had Meth, Marijuana, Paraphernalia
Aug11

HCSO: Man Accused Of Forging A Graduation Check Had Meth, Marijuana, Paraphernalia

1 Woman Allegedly Sold Ecstasy During Undercover Buy, Another Reportedly Had THC Pens and Marijuana A man accused of forging a graduation check was found in possession of methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia at the time of his arrest Monday evening. One Sulphur Springs woman was allegedly involved in an undercover purchase of Ecstasy while another woman was found in possession of marijuana, multiple THC pens and THC wax,...

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Pizza — And Medicare Explained
Aug10

Pizza — And Medicare Explained

Community members are invited attend the special educational lunch, Pizza And Medicare Explained, hosted on Aug. 23 at the Senior Citizens Center. Baucom Insurance’s Agent Pilcher (Billie Ibarra) will present information on what Medicare is, its parts and potential penalties. The presentation is for educational purposes only, with no plan-specific benefits or details to be shared. Pizza will be provided, thus, those attending...

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Hopkins County Drought Conditions Persist, In Spite Of Rain
Aug10

Hopkins County Drought Conditions Persist, In Spite Of Rain

Burn Ban Still Fully In Force In Hopkins County, 1 of 224 In Texas Under Burn Ban Although some areas over the past week have experienced a couple of good downbursts, the rain was nowhere near enough to offset the drought conditions Hopkins County is still experiencing. Thus, the burn ban enacted July 11, 2022, is still effective on Aug. 10, 2022 and for the foreseeable future for Hopkins County, according to Hopkins County Fire...

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10% Pay Increase, Additional Positions For HCSO, HCFD Projected In 2022-2023 County Budget
Aug10

10% Pay Increase, Additional Positions For HCSO, HCFD Projected In 2022-2023 County Budget

Increased Property Values & Sales Tax Cited For Proposed Reduction in Hopkins County Tax Rate A 10% pay increase for all county employees, and funding for additional positions for the sheriff’s office, and an additional position within the clerk’s office were among the items projected in the 2022-2023 county budget. Increased property values and sales tax returns were cited for a propose reduction in Hopkins County tax...

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Pizza For Breakfast – Why not?
Aug10

Pizza For Breakfast – Why not?

By Johanna Hicks, Hopkins County Extension Agent, Family and Community Health Agent, [email protected] If you have ever visited the Texas Hill Country around Fredericksburg or New Braunfels, you are aware that the peak of peach season has arrived! Although a little later this year due to the Texas heat and dry conditions, peaches are still sweet as can be. Texas A&M AgriLife’s Dinner Tonight program has a Peachy Prosciutto Pizza...

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Chamber Connection – Aug. 10: Learn More About Stew Contest At Stewcomers Meeting
Aug09

Chamber Connection – Aug. 10: Learn More About Stew Contest At Stewcomers Meeting

By Butch Burney Monday, Aug. 15, is the final day to get your applications in if you are interested in being in this year’s Leadership Sulphur Springs class. Leadership Sulphur Springs is a community leadership development program sponsored by the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce. The course was created in 1989 with the concept of offering leadership training and community involvement for emerging business and community leaders. It...

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School Begins … In Hopkins County, Yantis
Aug09

School Begins … In Hopkins County, Yantis

As has been the case in the past couple of years, school start dats for students in Hopkins County and Yantis will resume for the 2022-2023 school year is staggered over the next two weeks. Close up miniature metal toy yellow school bus (Credit: Bilal Kocabas Dreamstime.com) In fact, Sulphur Bluff ISD is just completing their second day of classes Tuesday. After two full weeks of school, students will only be required to attend...

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EEA Our Youth 5th Annual Back 2 School Ready Scheduled Aug. 14
Aug09

EEA Our Youth 5th Annual Back 2 School Ready Scheduled Aug. 14

East End Allegiance: OUR YOUTH will host the 5th Annual Back 2 School Ready event from 3 to 6 p.m. August 14, 2022, at the HW Grays Building in Pacific Park. EEA Our Youth is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that relies on the generous donations of the community to make events such as this one possible. “Every year, we have been consistent on getting the kids in the community ready to be great! With the support of all, we have...

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Pulmonary Rehab Program Can Help You Breathe Easier, Improve Your Quality Of Life
Aug08

Pulmonary Rehab Program Can Help You Breathe Easier, Improve Your Quality Of Life

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs Business News Aug. 8, 2022 By Jennifer Heitman, Senior Market Development, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs, [email protected] Sulphur Springs, Texas, August 8, 2022 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has ONE mission: To Extend the Healing Ministry of Jesus Christ. Back to School Are you going through the checklist of things to...

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Pills, Marijuana, Drug Paraphernalia, Meth Found During Search Of A Cumby Residence Saturday
Aug08

Pills, Marijuana, Drug Paraphernalia, Meth Found During Search Of A Cumby Residence Saturday

3 Others Also Jailed Over Weekend On Unrelated Controlled Substance Charges Officials reported finding multiple types of pills, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, methamphetamine and fraudulently used or possession of ID and debit cards during a search of a Cumby residence Saturday night; four people were taken into custody on felony charges as a result. At least three others were also jailed on felony controlled substance charges over...

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