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Free COVID-19 Vaccinations Offered Feb. 1 By Hopkins County Emergency Management
Jan28

Free COVID-19 Vaccinations Offered Feb. 1 By Hopkins County Emergency Management

Free COVID-19 vaccinations will be offered from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022, by Hopkins County Emergency Management at 128-A Jefferson Street in Sulphur Springs. Booster vaccines will also be available at the event. The clinic is for adults, students and children 5 and older. No insurance is required, but a parent or guardian must attend with children. Register in person at the event.

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Rowlett Man, 2 Juveniles Jailed Following A Pursuit, Livestock Cruelty Complaint
Jan28

Rowlett Man, 2 Juveniles Jailed Following A Pursuit, Livestock Cruelty Complaint

A 19-year-old Rowlett teen and 2 juveniles taken into custody following a vehicle pursuit from Saltillo to Sulphur Springs and livestock cruelty complaint earlier this week, according to arrest reports. Nicholas Wade Maddalena Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies Elijah Fite and Zack Steward were dispatched Jan. 24, 2022, in the area of FM 900 north, where a cow had reportedly been shot. A Saltillo ISD officer also responded,...

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Sulphur Bluff Man Accused Of Discharging Firearm Toward Firefighters, Damaging School Scoreboard
Jan27

Sulphur Bluff Man Accused Of Discharging Firearm Toward Firefighters, Damaging School Scoreboard

A 38-year-old Sulphur Bluff man is accused of discharging a firearm toward firefighters and damaging a school scoreboard, according to arrest reports. Khary Rashann Hadnot Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office deputies and investigators arrived at the man’s FM 71 residence Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 26, 2022, to serve warrants issued following investigation of the incident, alleged to have occurred around 4:20 p.m. Jan. 17. The...

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New Vice President Elected, Candidate Filing For 2 Seats On Hospital District Board Opens
Jan27

New Vice President Elected, Candidate Filing For 2 Seats On Hospital District Board Opens

Bylaws, Tax Abatement Policy Being Reviewed; EMS Positions Available Hopkins County Hospital District Board of Directors elected a new vice president, reviewed bylaws and the district tax abatement policy, received an update on EMS operations and construction progress Tuesday evening. Board Positions Chris Brown HCHD Board member Chris Brown was elected by his fellow board members to serve as vice president. He replaces Dr. William...

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Constitutional Amendment Order Decided for May 7, 2022 Election
Jan26

Constitutional Amendment Order Decided for May 7, 2022 Election

Both Propositions’ Involve Homestead Exemption AUSTIN — Texas Deputy Secretary of State Joe Esparza today drew the ballot order for the two proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution that will appear on the ballot for the May 7, 2022 Election. In order to appear on the ballot, the proposed amendments must be approved by at least two-thirds of the members of both the Texas Senate and the Texas House of Representatives. Drawing...

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Sulphur Springs Man Accused Of Choking Wife, Who Held Their Infant
Jan26

Sulphur Springs Man Accused Of Choking Wife, Who Held Their Infant

Another Accused Of Choking The Woman He’s Been Dating, Living With Periodically Over the Past 8 Months Two Sulphur Springs men were jailed for assault impeding breathing of a female, one each over the past two nights. A 49-year-old is accused of choking his wife, who held their infant, endangering the child as well, Monday night; and a 33-year-old is accused Tuesday night of choking the woman he’s been dating and living...

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Love And The Effects Of COVID
Jan26

Love And The Effects Of COVID

Johanna Hicks, Family & Community Health Extension Agent, Hopkins County By Johanna Hicks, Texas AgriLife Extension Family & Community Health Agent, Hopkins County, [email protected] Interesting articles and e-mails often cross my desk.  As a strong advocate for healthy marriages, a recent interview with Brad Wilcox, Director of the National Marriage Project, University of Virginia, brought some interesting information to...

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Chamber Connection – Jan. 26, 2020
Jan26

Chamber Connection – Jan. 26, 2020

Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce logo Sulphur Springs Texas By Butch Burney If you need incentive to get into the 1980s mood for the 95th Annual Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Membership Banquet, then how about a couple of tickets to a Bon Jovi concert.Clayton Homes is sponsoring the prize for the best 1980s-dressed person at the banquet with a pair of tickets to see Bon Jovi in concert in April. The banquet, scheduled for...

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Evaluating The Effect Of Frost, Freeze On The Landscape
Jan25

Evaluating The Effect Of Frost, Freeze On The Landscape

Mario Villarino DVM, Ph.D., Hopkins County Extension Agent By Dr. Mario Villarino, Texas AgriLife Extension Agriculture/Natural Resources Agent, Hopkins County, [email protected] As we move through our winter season, it is important to learn how to evaluate the effect of frost in the landscape. According to AgriLife Extension horticulturists, after a freeze or frost, the leaves of damaged herbaceous plants may immediately appear...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Time Change, Shortage Of Testing Supplies Reported For CHRISTUS Facilities
Jan25

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Time Change, Shortage Of Testing Supplies Reported For CHRISTUS Facilities

Holly Ragan, Senior Market Development, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs, [email protected] COVID Testing at CHRISTUS Trinity Clinics | Urgent Care COVID Test Due to a shortage of COVID testing supplies, we unfortunately cannot guarantee that rapid tests will be available. If rapid tests are not available, we will be able to send out a COVID PCR test, which typically results in 2 days, but could take up...

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