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Annual Genealogy Lock-In Set for July 17, Noon til 8 PM
Jun24

Annual Genealogy Lock-In Set for July 17, Noon til 8 PM

Here’s a heads-up for local Genealogists and persons interested in researching your family tree, or long-ago people and places in Hopkins County. Get ready to attend the annual Genealogy Lock-In, an 8-hour-long opportunity to dig deep into the records kept within the Hopkins County Genealogy Research Library. Cost is a $15 donation per person. Door prizes are planned, along with a complimentary light supper served between 5 and...

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Unemployment Rate In Hopkins County Declined Slightly In May 2021
Jun23

Unemployment Rate In Hopkins County Declined Slightly In May 2021

The unemployment rate in Hopkins County declined slightly in May 2021, as did the overall employment rate across Northeast Texas and the state, according to Texas Labor Market Index and Texas Workforce Commission. WorkforceDevelopmentAreaMay 2021RateApril 2021RateMay 2020RateTexas5.96.411.8North East Texas5.96.29.2Bowie6.06.310.6Cass7.17.69.6Delta5.35.07.4Franklin4.75.26.9Hopkins4.54.86.9Lamar5.86.18.9Morris10.511.411.9Red...

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Fort Worth Man Arrested In Sulphur Springs On Felony Tobacco Tax Charge
Jun23

Fort Worth Man Arrested In Sulphur Springs On Felony Tobacco Tax Charge

A Fort Worth man was arrested in Sulphur Springs on a felony tobacco tax charge, according to arrest reports. James Ali Konieber (HCSO jail photo) J. Gray with Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Criminal Investigation Division took James Ali Konieber into custody at 11:48 a.m. June 22, 2021, at 1234 South Broadway Street on the third-degree felony TCPA CID warrant for possession of tobacco with tax due. This charge generally means...

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Chamber Connection – June 23: Adult Leadership Class, Stew Logo Contest, Lunch & Learn, Showcase Announced
Jun23

Chamber Connection – June 23: Adult Leadership Class, Stew Logo Contest, Lunch & Learn, Showcase Announced

Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce By Butch Burney Summer may be a time for vacations and holidays, but there is a lot going on at the Chamber. Adult Leadership, the stew logo contest, the upcoming Showcase and a political luncheon are just a few of the things we are working on. Here’s some information on each: Adult Leadership You may think you know all there is to know about Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County, but if you haven’t...

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Local Nurse Hosting Community Toiletry Drive For Hopkins County Schools
Jun22

Local Nurse Hosting Community Toiletry Drive For Hopkins County Schools

A local nurse is partnering with CANHelp to host a community toiletry drive. The driver is as part of her graduate degree program, and items collected will help support schools in Hopkins County. Donations of basic hygiene items including new toothbrushes, toothpaste, mouthwash, shampoo, conditioner, soap, combs, brushes, deodorant, lotion and sanitary napkins will be accepted June 28-July 11. For additional information, contact...

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Man Accused Of Pushing His Girlfriend Down Stairs; Woman Accused Of Trying To Assault Mom’s Beau
Jun22

Man Accused Of Pushing His Girlfriend Down Stairs; Woman Accused Of Trying To Assault Mom’s Beau

Three people were arrested on assault or related charges: a 28-year-old Sulphur Springs man accused of pushing his girlfriend down stairs Monday afternoon, a 24-year-old Sulphur Springs woman involved in a disturbance with her mother’s boyfriend Sunday evening and a 34-year-old Sulphur Springs man was returned to jail after his bond was revoked on an assault charge, according to police and sheriff’s reports. Assault Of...

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Soil Solarization: Take Advantage of Summer Heat, by Mario Villarino
Jun22

Soil Solarization: Take Advantage of Summer Heat, by Mario Villarino

Developed by Dr. Mario A. Villarino, County Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources Hopkins County, Texas Summer is already here and making a statement. Few days ago I was involved with the District 4 4-H horse show and the intensity of the summer heat was very noticeable both to riders and horses! We, the “ground crew” noticed it as well. Most of our gardens and crop field are fully planted and waiting to harvest or...

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CHRISTUS Offers Cardiac Calcium Scoring, COVID Vaccines, Neurology, Neuromuscular Specialists
Jun22

CHRISTUS Offers Cardiac Calcium Scoring, COVID Vaccines, Neurology, Neuromuscular Specialists

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Business News -June 22, 2021 Sulphur Springs, Texas, – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has ONE mission: To Extend the Health Ministry of Jesus Christ. By Holly Ragan, Senior Market Development, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs, [email protected] Be Proactive! June is National Men’s Health Month: What better time than now,...

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2021 Juneteenth Celebration Enjoyed by All Ages!
Jun22

2021 Juneteenth Celebration Enjoyed by All Ages!

Report by Juneteenth Committee: The 12th Annual Juneteenth Celebration was a huge success on Saturday June 19, 2021 and enjoyed by everyone in attendance. After missing a year, and losing one of our members to Covid, we had to step up and make this one bigger and better. This year we had our First Annual “Run For Freedom “2K run, and over 20 people participated in the race. As usual, our Juneteenth Parade was outstanding....

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5 Jailed On Felony Charges
Jun21

5 Jailed On Felony Charges

Five people were jail on felony charges June 17-18, including two jailed on warrants and two for alleged offenses involving children, according to arrest reports. Justin Bradley Matheny(HCSO jail photo) Sexual Assault of A Child Charge A 33-yearold San Angelo man was escorted into Hopkins County jail June 17 by HCSO Chief Investigators Corley Weatherford, according to jail reports. Justin Bradley Matheny, who is also known by Little...

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