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Constitution Week is September 17-23; View DAR Display in SS Public Library Foyer
Sep21

Constitution Week is September 17-23; View DAR Display in SS Public Library Foyer

Display was done by Marynell Bryant, who is Chapter Regent, Gail Boles who is Constitution Week Chairman and Sandy Noe. The items belong to various members. What is Constitution Week? Constitution Week is the commemoration of America’s most important document. It is celebrated annually during the week of September 17-23. The United States Constitution stands as a testament to the tenacity of Americans throughout history to...

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Local Food Pantries Need Volunteers on Food Bank Days
Sep21

Local Food Pantries Need Volunteers on Food Bank Days

Each Monday when the Northeast Texas Food Bank truck arrives in Sulphur Springs, volunteers are needed to assist local food pantries in getting their supplies for the week. Recently, a call went out on local media for more volunteers. KSST went to see how best to help the local situation. Northeast Texas Food Bank semi-truck A Northeast Texas Food Bank semi-truck arrives at approximately 9 a.m. Mondays on the parking lot of...

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Evading Arrest Charge Enhanced To Felony Due To Prior Convictions
Sep20

Evading Arrest Charge Enhanced To Felony Due To Prior Convictions

A man who tried to run for officers during a traffic stop ended up charged with two felonies, including an evading arrest charge enhanced to a felony due to prior convictions, according to sheriff’s reports. Justin Wayne Andrews Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Josh Davis and Sgt. Tanner Steward reported that not only did Justin Wayne Andrews fail to stop the Concord he was driving at a Van Sickle Street stop sign...

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Hopkins County Unemployment Rate Dips During August 2021
Sep20

Hopkins County Unemployment Rate Dips During August 2021

Delta, Franklin, Hopkins, Lamar Counties Jobless Rates Remain Below State Average The unemployment rate in Hopkins County dipped slightly during August 2021, and Franklin County continued ahead of Hopkins County for the second consecutive month in a row with the lowest unemployment rate in the Northeast Texas/Texarkana Workforce Development Area, according to the Texas Workforce Commission and Texas Labor Market Index data released...

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Harrison Announces Intent To Seek Re-Election As County Court At Law Judge in 2022
Sep20

Harrison Announces Intent To Seek Re-Election As County Court At Law Judge in 2022

Hopkins County Court at Law Judge Clay Harrison Monday announced his intention to seek re-election. Harrison was elected in 2018 upon the retirement of Judge Amy Smith. A conservative Republican, Harrison said he plans to once again seek the nomination of his party in the spring 2022 primary. Hopkins County Court at Law Judge Clay Harrison In 2019, Judge Harrison was appointed by the Texas Supreme Court to a joint taskforce on...

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2021 Clara Bridges 90+ Celebration at Nursing Homes and Assisted Living
Sep19

2021 Clara Bridges 90+ Celebration at Nursing Homes and Assisted Living

It is an great achievement to reach over 90 years old. Karon Weatherman has honored those who have gained that achievement for years. Karon Weatherman, Director of the Sulphur Springs Senior Center expresses a solution to still honor the 90+ seniors while keeping everyone safe. She states: “Instead of having one large event I am going to hold smaller Birthday Celebrations at each of the 6 Nursing Homes and Assisted Livings here...

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Update: 11-Year-Old Killed In 2-Vehicle Crash Friday Identified As Local Youth
Sep18

Update: 11-Year-Old Killed In 2-Vehicle Crash Friday Identified As Local Youth

The 11-year-old killed in a 2-vehicle crash Friday morning has been identified by Texas Department of Public Safety Funeral services have also been set for the local youth. DPS Sgt. Gregg Williams, with the Texas Highway Patrol Media Communications for the Texarkana/Mount Pleasant region which includes Hopkins County, Saturday reported Angel Olvera was the 11 boy who died at the crash site Friday morning. Precinct 2 Justice of the...

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3 Additional COVID Fatalities Confirmed For Hopkins County This Week
Sep18

3 Additional COVID Fatalities Confirmed For Hopkins County This Week

Three additional COVID fatalities have been confirmed for Hopkins County this week, increasing the pandemic total to 130 cases, Texas Department of State Health Services reported Friday afternoon, Sept. 17, 2021. All COVID-19 deaths come from death certificates filed by the doctor, medical examiner or other official who completes the paperwork and sends it to the state vital statistics office with COVID listed as the direct cause of...

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H C Historical Society ‘Style Show’ and Brunch Was a Fun Fundraiser for Heritage Park
Sep18

H C Historical Society ‘Style Show’ and Brunch Was a Fun Fundraiser for Heritage Park

Heritage Park also houses the Hopkins County Historical Museum, the first site which welcomes visitors entering the Park. Inside are numerous restored buildings. The newest construction is the beautiful Winniford Building, the location for the September 11 Style Show and Brunch! Plan to visit the Park on October 2, 2021 for Indian Summer Day and Dutch Oven cooking! At a recent fundraising event at Heritage Park, about 18 models...

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Hopkins County Records – Sept. 18, 2021
Sep18

Hopkins County Records – Sept. 18, 2021

Land Deed Transactions Record books at Hopkins County Clerk’s Office Melody Brantley and Robert Brantley to David Ivan Gutierrez; tract in the MA Bowlin surveyTresia Hooten to William Ray Reed; tract in the Jasper County School LandJoe Byron Suggs and Kerry Jane Suggs to Johnny Blake Weir; tract in the William Gregg surveyJohn Milton Sinclair Estate, Rhonda Renne Sinclair independent executor, to Rhonda Renne SinclairCarey...

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