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Windmill Company Informs County of Intentions to Build Huge Wind Farm in Hopkins County
May23

Windmill Company Informs County of Intentions to Build Huge Wind Farm in Hopkins County

May 23, 2024 – Five employees of Apex Clean Energy met with county commissioners on this past Wednesday for a scheduled work session to inform the Hopkins County Court of their intentions to lease up to 14,000 acres in hopes to erect up to 100 giant windmills. Two major electricity transmission lines disect Hopkins County making the area appealing to wind farms to sell windmill-generated electicity onto the Texas power grid....

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North Hopkins Cemetery Association Memorial Service to be Held May 26th
May21

North Hopkins Cemetery Association Memorial Service to be Held May 26th

May 21, 2024 – The North Hopkins Cemetery Association will hold Memorial Services Sunday, May 26, 2024, beginning at 11:00 am. The event will be held in the Cemetery Chapel in Birthright, Texas. Everyone is invited. If you can’t attend, donations for cemetery upkeep are appreciated. Mail donations to… North Hopkins Cemetery In care of Charlene Stewart 120 South Davis Street Sulphur Springs, Texas,...

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Memorial Day on Celebration Plaza 2024
May21

Memorial Day on Celebration Plaza 2024

May 21, 2024 – Saturday May 25, 2024 starting at 11:00AM, the Marine Corp League of Hopkins County will be on Celebration Plaza. They will honor fallen members of all branches of the armed forces with a flag ceremony. Judge Advocate Bob Kerr, recently elected Commandant Mike Thompson, Vice Commandant Judy Jones, Adjudant Rodney ‘Moose’ Worley and Paymaster Jim Rick will lead the event. Thank you to the brave men and...

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John Mark sat Down with Master Gardener Ronnie Wilson on This Second Cup of Coffee
May19

John Mark sat Down with Master Gardener Ronnie Wilson on This Second Cup of Coffee

On this episode of A Second Cup of Coffee with John Mark Dempsey, John Mark visited with Hopkins County Master Gardener Ronnie Wilson. The two discussed fire ants, the plant of the month, and more. Check it out and see what you learn. Enjoy! Queen Anne’s...

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Juneteenth Celebration Set For June 15-16, 2024
May15

Juneteenth Celebration Set For June 15-16, 2024

May 15, 2024- Juneteenth is right around the corner. It will be celebrated on June 15th and 16th at Pacific Park once again. There will be music, games and entertainment all weekend. Many events will take place over the two days of celebration. Those events are as follows: June 15th: Juneteenth Marathon Run – 7 am Juneteenth Parade – 11am Juneteenth Market – 1pm Music, Games, & fun, bring your lawn chairs –...

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District 12 Board of Education Runoff Candidates
May15

District 12 Board of Education Runoff Candidates

May 15, 2024 – The upcoming runoff election for District 12 Texas State Board of Education Republican candidates will be held on May 28th, 2024. Early voting begins on May 20 and continues through May 24. Pam Little (Republican Party) is a member of the Texas State Board of Education, representing District 12. She assumed office on January 1, 2019. Her current term ends on January 1, 2025. Little (Republican...

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Sponsorships on Sale Soon for 5th Annual Designer Handbag Bingo
May14

Sponsorships on Sale Soon for 5th Annual Designer Handbag Bingo

May 14, 2024 – Sulphur Springs, TX – The Hopkins County Health Care (HCHC) Foundation’s Designer Handbag Bingo is set for Thursday, August 8. This popular event is expected to be a sellout. Sponsorships will be available for purchase on Monday, May 20 at handbagbingo24.GiveSmart.com. Two levels, $2,500 and $1,500, include a reserved table for 8 players. The $500 and $250 include advertising benefits but no tickets or...

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New Appraisals and How to File an Online Protest
May14

New Appraisals and How to File an Online Protest

May 14, 2024 – Most everyone in Hopkins County has received their 2024 property appraisal from the Hopkins County Appraisal District, and most everyone in Hopkins County has seen the value of their property go up. Higher valuations mean higher tax burdens, and some taxpayers will wish to file a protest to have their appraisal revisited by staff. Making an Online Protest is now available through the Hopkins County Appraisal...

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Jury Summons Cancelled for Friday
May14

Jury Summons Cancelled for Friday

May 14, 2024 – The Hopkins County District Clerk contacted KSST and reported that the Jury Summons for Friday, May 17, 2024, at 9:00 am at the Hopkins County Courthouse has been CANCELLED. If you received a summons to appear for Jury Duty Monday, Friday, May 17, 2024 at the Hopkins County Courthouse in Sulphur Springs, Texas, you need not appear.

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Proper Hay Storage is Crucial for Preserving Hay from Moisture by Mario Villarino
May13

Proper Hay Storage is Crucial for Preserving Hay from Moisture by Mario Villarino

May 13, 2024 – Texas A&M AgriLife Extension provides comprehensive guidance on protecting hay from rain to maintain its quality and nutritional value. Proper hay storage is crucial for preserving hay from moisture, as exposure to rain can lead to mold growth, nutrient loss, and decreased palatability. Here’s an in-depth look at strategies recommended by AgriLife Extension: Covered Storage: Utilizing covered storage...

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