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Jan. 18 COVID-19 Update: 5 New Cases, 135 Active Cases
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Jan. 18 COVID-19 Update: 5 New Cases, 135 Active Cases

While there were no new COVID-19 recoveries, no new fatalities were reported either on Monday. Half as many new cases were reported on Monday as on Sunday, and there were less COVID-19 patients in Trauma Service Area F hospitals on Jan. 18 than on Jan. 17, according to Texas Department of State Health Services Jan. 18 COVID-19 updates. COVID-19 Case Counts Only five new COVID-19 cases were reported on Monday, four confirmed cases and...

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“Save Dike From Solar” Meeting To Be Held Thursday, January 21st.
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“Save Dike From Solar” Meeting To Be Held Thursday, January 21st.

Concerned citizens in the Dike Community are meeting at 6pm on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at the Sulphur Bluff School Cafeteria to discuss the impact of a proposed solar farm in their area. Cynthia Martin has circulated a petition and gathered names against the proposed solar farm that could cover almost 3,000 acres. One land owner in favor of the solar farm owns 1,200 acres in the project, and other residents with small tracts may be...

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2 Men Arrested In Sulphur Springs On Possession Of Methamphetamine Charge
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2 Men Arrested In Sulphur Springs On Possession Of Methamphetamine Charge

Two men were arrested on a possession of methamphetamine charge in two different traffic stops in Sulphur Springs Sunday, according to arrest reports. College Street Traffic Stop Sulphur Springs Police Department Officer Silas Whaley stopped 47-year-old Jason Wayne Daniels of Sulphur Springs in the 1600 block of College Street after 1:50 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, for a traffic violation in a Chevrolet Malibu. No HCSO jail photo available...

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Sulphur Springs Man Allegedly Threatened His Father, Nephew, Other Family Members
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Sulphur Springs Man Allegedly Threatened His Father, Nephew, Other Family Members

Deputies arrested a 39-year-old rural Sulphur Springs resident on two terroristic threat charges after he threatened his father, his nephew and nephew’s family late Saturday afternoon. Arrested for assault of the woman’s been in a relationship with for 8 years was a 26-year-old Sulphur Springs man. CR 4744 Arrest Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded just after 4 p.m. Jan. 16 on County Road 4744 to a...

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GSC Enterprises Inc. Presents Donations To Six Local, Regional Charities
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GSC Enterprises Inc. Presents Donations To Six Local, Regional Charities

GSC Enterprises, Inc., recently presented six local and regional charities contributions collected from its annual GSC Charity Golf Tournament.  Although the golf tournament was unable to be played this year, GSC vendor partners supported the event and all charities were fully funded.  “GSC thanks to its vendor partners for the strong support of the annual charity event during this challenging year,” GSC representatives...

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Texas Health and Human Svcs Encourages Screenings During January, Cervical Health Awareness Month
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Texas Health and Human Svcs Encourages Screenings During January, Cervical Health Awareness Month

 NEWS RELEASE Texas Health and Human Services Commission Cecile Erwin Young, HHS Executive CommissionerDate: Jan. 13, 2021Contact: Ty Bishop, 512-424-6951 [email protected] Encourages Cancer ScreeningsDuring Cervical Health Awareness MonthAUSTIN – In observance of January as National Cervical Health Awareness Month, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission is encouraging women to get...

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Winnsboro Man Accused Of DWI With 3 Kids In The Truck With Him
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Winnsboro Man Accused Of DWI With 3 Kids In The Truck With Him

A 29-year-old Winnsboro man is accused of DWI with 3 kids in the truck with him Saturday night, according to arrest reports. No HCSO jail photo available at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 18, 2021 for Jose Juan Arellano-Soria Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Arturo Ugalde stopped a Ford F150 pickup around 11:45 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021 for traveling 81 miles per hour in a 70 mph speed zone on State Highway 11 east near Como-Pickton CISD....

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Monday January 18, 2021 is MLK Day, a Day of Service
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Monday January 18, 2021 is MLK Day, a Day of Service

Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday which honors the slain civil rights leader. Because it is a federal holiday, most federal and state employees have the day off. Locally, you will find most city and county government offices closed and no postal service or banking services. Around Hopkins County, many schools are observing a student holiday, while other schools are holding classes today. Some local businesses may...

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Hopkins County Genealogical Society Zoom Meeting Offers Interesting Indian Program
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Hopkins County Genealogical Society Zoom Meeting Offers Interesting Indian Program

 A Zoom meeting on the topic of The Historical Timeline of the Five Civilized Tribes will be presented on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 7:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada). Members and guests may register to attend the virtual meeting. Speaker will be Kathy Huber. She has been the Genealogy Librarian for the Tulsa (OK) City County Library for over 25 years.  She manages the Genealogy Center and oversees all...

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Jan. 17 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 10 New Cases, 50 Recoveries, 1,173 Vaccines Administered In Hopkins County
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Jan. 17 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 10 New Cases, 50 Recoveries, 1,173 Vaccines Administered In Hopkins County

The Texas Department of State Health Services’ Jan. 17 COVID-19 Case Counts dashboard showed 10 new COVID-19 cases, 50 novel coronavirus 2019 recoveries and one fatality on Sunday. Fourteen additional doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered while the COVID-19 patient count in Trauma Service Area F increased on Jan. 16, according to the DSHS Test and Hospital Data and COVID-19 Vaccines dashboards. positive COVID-19 result...

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