CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Nationally Recognized With ‘A’ For Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
Nov15

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Nationally Recognized With ‘A’ For Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Friday was awarded an ‘A’ in Fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs’ achievements protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization driven by employers and...

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Marketside Brand Creamy Cauliflower Parmesan Soup Recall Announced
Nov13

Marketside Brand Creamy Cauliflower Parmesan Soup Recall Announced

Kettle Cuisine of Lynn, Massachusetts is voluntarily recalling 16-ounce retail containers of Marketside Brand Creamy Cauliflower Parmesan Soup Kettle Cuisine of Lynn, Massachusetts is voluntarily recalling 16-ounce retail pots of Marketside Brand Creamy Cauliflower Parmesan Soup due to potential presence of fish and wheat, allergens not declared on the label. Product was distributed to Walmart stores in all 50 states for purchase in...

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Nestlé Toll House Recalls Batches Of At least 2 Dozen Ready-to-bake Refrigerated Cookie Dough Products
Nov01

Nestlé Toll House Recalls Batches Of At least 2 Dozen Ready-to-bake Refrigerated Cookie Dough Products

Certain batches of ready-to-bake refrigerated Nestlé Toll House Cookie Dough products are being recalled. Batch numbers are after the “use or freeze by date.” If you’re planning to make a few cookies from one of those pre-mixed tubs, bars or tubes, be sure it’s not one of the batches of ready-to-bake refrigerated Nestlé Toll House Cookie Dough that have been recalled due to the potential presence of food-grade...

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Fruit Recalls: Season’s Choice, Raley’s Frozen Raspberries, Berry Mixes; North Bay Fresh Apples
Nov01

Fruit Recalls: Season’s Choice, Raley’s Frozen Raspberries, Berry Mixes; North Bay Fresh Apples

Anyone who’s purchased fresh apples or frozen raspberries or berry mixes recently will want to check their labels before eating or cooking with them. Recalls have been announced for fresh North Bay apples and Season’s Choice and Raley’s brand frozen raspberries and berry mixes due to possible health concerns. Fresh Apples North Bay Produce is recalling nearly 2,300 cases and 2 bulk bins of apples. North Bay Produce,...

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Blood Drive Held at the PJC Sulphur Springs Center
Oct31

Blood Drive Held at the PJC Sulphur Springs Center

blood drive held at the PJC Sulphur Springs Center The Blend Club, a student service organization on the PJC-Sulphur Springs Center campus, sponsored a blood drive this week to collect units of blood for Carter BloodCare. Among the students donating was Krystal Crump, pictured above being assisted by a Carter BloodCare specialist.

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Chamber Connection – Oct. 31, 2019
Oct31

Chamber Connection – Oct. 31, 2019

World Champion Hopkins County Stew Contest Lezley Brown By Lezley Brown, president/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Thank you to all who attended the 50th Annual Hopkins County Stew Contest! We enjoyed delicious stew, unfortunate weather conditions, and great memories. I love that we live in a community that welcomes an event of this size, allows us to think of our big dreams, and execute them. Thank you to our sponsors, our...

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Hospital District Approves EDC Request To Change Tax Abatement Policy
Oct30

Hospital District Approves EDC Request To Change Tax Abatement Policy

Hopkins County Hospital District will be changing the type of tax abatements businesses may apply for in the future. The hospital district board Tuesday night approved the request made by Sulphur Springs-Hopkins County Economic Development Executive Director Roger Feagley to change to a Chapter 381 Tax Abatement Policy. Feagley said the policy is easier to adopt and administer and will require those receiving abatements to provide...

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A Quick Look At The 10 Proposed Amendments To Texas Constitution
Oct28

A Quick Look At The 10 Proposed Amendments To Texas Constitution

Texas voters have an opportunity to weigh in on nearly a dozen topics which could affect individuals, families and businesses by casting ballots in the Nov. 5 constitutional amendments election. The 10 proposed amendment to the state constitution will impact education, parks, taxes, cancer research, people in disaster areas, flood zones and even retired police dogs. Voters are cautioned to read the proposals carefully as the wording...

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Brazzies Awarded In Health Care Foundation’s Mardi Bras For A Cause Contest
Oct26

Brazzies Awarded In Health Care Foundation’s Mardi Bras For A Cause Contest

Hopkins County Health Care Foundation Saturday announced the following Brazzie Awards winners from this year’s Mardi Bras Contest at Saturday’s Hopkins County Stew Contest. Community members were encouraged to decorate a bra, promote breast cancer awareness and raise funds for the cause. Judge’s Pick Award winners in the business category went to Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce, awareness category to Alliance...

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1 Lot of Johnson’s Baby Powder Recalled
Oct19

1 Lot of Johnson’s Baby Powder Recalled

Lot #22318RB of Johnson’s Baby Powder is being recalled by the company due to he presence of sub-trace levels of chrysotile asbestos contamination on FDA test. Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. has issued a voluntary recall in the United States for Lot #22318RB of Johnson’s Baby Powder. The recall is in response to a U.S. Food and Drug Administration test indicating the presence of sub-trace levels of chrysotile asbestos...

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