Miller Grove ISD Ending Remote Learning
Oct22

Miller Grove ISD Ending Remote Learning

Miller Grove ISD will soon be joining the growing number of school districts that are ending remote learning, according to a press release from MGISD school administrators. Miller Grove ISD Hornet The MGISD board voted Oct. 20 to rescind remote learning for all students. That means beginning Nov. 3 all Miller Grove ISD students will be required to return to their designated campus for in-person, on-campus instruction, the district...

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Tira News: Residents Express Appreciation For Weather, Family Visits
Oct22

Tira News: Residents Express Appreciation For Weather, Family Visits

By JAN VAUGHN Sheila Boyd reports, “We are so thankful to have had a chance to visit our friends, the Stahl’s, in New Mexico this past week. The weather was wonderful. Michael woke up to 26 degrees on morning and was found on the porch barefooted looking at elk. We are so blessed to have them as our friends. The time spent was so needed and refreshing. Times like these remind us of the wonderful gifts we are given … family,...

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Sheriff’s Office Investigating Vandalism At A Local Cemetery
Oct22

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Vandalism At A Local Cemetery

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating vandalism at a local cemetery. Vandlism, toppled and broken tombstones, was reported at Aiguire Cemetery (Courtesy HCSO) On Wednesday Oct. 21, 2020, the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office personnel responded to a call of vandalism at the Aiguire Cemetery. A large number of headstones had been knocked over, and several of those were broken. A report was taken and this case...

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Cumby Woman Jailed For Second Time This Month
Oct22

Cumby Woman Jailed For Second Time This Month

Sulphur Springs Man Arrested 13 Days After Release From Jail Two people were arrested this week on felony warrants, including a Cumby woman jailed for the second time this month and a Sulphur Springs man arrested 13 days after his release from jail, according to arrest reports. Cumby Arrest Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers notified Cumby Police Officer A. Gonzalez by phone just before 6:20 p.m. Oct. 21, 2020 that a...

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3 Arrested On Controlled Substance Charges
Oct22

3 Arrested On Controlled Substance Charges

At least 3 people have been arrested on controlled substance and marijuana charges this week, according to arrest reports. County Road 2415 Arrest Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Chief Investigator Corley Weatherford and Deputy Zack Horne received information Garrett Chase Spigner had an active warrant. The officers went to a County Road 2415 residence associated with the man on Oct. 21, 2020. Horne reported seeing him walking...

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Hopkins County Oct. 21 COVID-19 Update: 42 New Cases, 169 Active Cases
Oct21

Hopkins County Oct. 21 COVID-19 Update: 42 New Cases, 169 Active Cases

Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials, in the Oct. 21 COVID-19 update, reported 42 new positive COVID-19 cases and 169 active cases — the most active case Hopkins County has had at one time. Hopkins County Reports This marks the second time this week a high new case count was reported following a day with no cases. On Monday, 77 new cases were reported. This followed Friday’s report of no new...

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Early Voting In Hopkins County Slows, But Still On Track To Set New Records
Oct21

Early Voting In Hopkins County Slows, But Still On Track To Set New Records

Early voting in Hopkins County has slowed this week, but is still on track to set new records. The ROC, the Hopkins County early voting center for the Nov. 3 General Election At the close of the voting center on Tuesday, 6,725 voters had cast Nov. 3 General Election ballots either by personal appearance or mail. There have been 5,844 in-person voters (24.4 percent) and 881 mail voters. That’s a total of 28.07 percent of the...

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Hopkins/Rains County Hay Show 2020 Winners, Buyers
Oct21

Hopkins/Rains County Hay Show 2020 Winners, Buyers

L. to R. Back Row Leon Gunn, Henry Potts, Jason Thompson, Mike Meisse, Brad Johnson and Randy Koon. L. to R Front Row Try Lopez, Kyler Moore and Don Smith To continue a long-standing agricultural tradition, the Hay Show took place on October 20, 2020, sponsored by the Hopkins/Rains County Soil and Water Conservation District. One of the goals of the Hay Show is to provide agricultural producers an opportunity to test their forages....

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Hopkins County Stew Drive-Thru Is This Saturday, Oct. 24
Oct21

Hopkins County Stew Drive-Thru Is This Saturday, Oct. 24

By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce The time has come to get your stew in this year’s Stew Drive-thru! On Saturday, October 24, you can drive through to choose chicken or beef stew. All quarts are $10 and will include cheese and crackers. No tickets for park admission will be sold, but the drive-through will be available while supplies last. See you soon on Saturday, October 24 … 2020 Stew, We’re Driving...

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Hopkins County Oct. 20 COVID-19 Update: 2 Additional Nursing Home Deaths Reported
Oct20

Hopkins County Oct. 20 COVID-19 Update: 2 Additional Nursing Home Deaths Reported

Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials in the Hopkins County Oct. 20 COVID-19 update reported no new positive COVID-19 results were reported, great news following a report of 77 new cases on Monday. However, Texas Health and Human Services reported 2 deaths as of Oct. 6 were residents of a local nursing home. HC/SSEM Reports No new patient recoveries were reported on Oct. 20 either, so the active case count...

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