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Nov. 11-12 COVID-19 Updates: 2 Fatalities, 10 New Cases
Nov12

Nov. 11-12 COVID-19 Updates: 2 Fatalities, 10 New Cases

Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials in their Nov. 11-12 COVID-19 updates reported 10 additional Hopkins County residents have received positive COVID-19 test results. State reports also show 2 additional COVID-19 fatalities for Hopkins County. HC/SSEM Nov. 11-12 COVID-19 Updates HC/SSEM in their Nov. 11-12 updates reported seven new cases on Wednesday and three on Thursday. That makes 63 Hopkins County...

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Yantis ISD Closes Campuses, Switches To Virtual Learning As COVID-19 Precaution
Nov12

Yantis ISD Closes Campuses, Switches To Virtual Learning As COVID-19 Precaution

Less than 1 month after suspending all online learning, Yantis ISD announced the decision to close all school campuses and switch to virtual learning until after Thanksgiving as a COVID-19 precaution. Yantis ISD Owl logo Yantis ISD Superintendent Tracey Helfferich cited the effectiveness of face-to-face instruction compared to online learning, and the stress of the extra workload for staff in an Oct. 13 letter notifying ISD families...

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Extraordinary Nurses Recognized At CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs
Nov11

Extraordinary Nurses Recognized At CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs

November 4, 2020 – Sulphur Springs, Texas – Ashley Ross, RN was honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses ®. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s mission to recognize the extraordinary, compassionate nursing care they provide patients and families every day. Ashley Ross receives a Daisy Award Ashley’s patients wanted to thank her for extraordinary care saying “During this COVID pandemic I had the privilege of...

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Nurses Sought For 12-Week Winter Surge Contracts For CHRISTUS Health-Northeast Texas Team
Nov10

Nurses Sought For 12-Week Winter Surge Contracts For CHRISTUS Health-Northeast Texas Team

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Business News Coming Up This Week At CHRISTUS: Blood Drive, Flu Shot Clinic, Free Sports Clinic For School Athletes By Holly Ragan, Senior Market Development, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs, [email protected] Sulphur Springs, Texas, Nov. 10 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has ONE mission: To Extend the Health Ministry...

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Nov. 9 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 14 New Cases, 42 Recoveries, Antigen Tests
Nov09

Nov. 9 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 14 New Cases, 42 Recoveries, Antigen Tests

Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials for the second consecutive update reported COVID-19 recoveries outpaced new cases several times over on Monday. Officials in the Nov. 9 COVID-19 update also began weekly state reporting regarding antigen positive COVID-19 tests and cases. There were 14 new positive COVID-19 cases, 10 more than were reported on Friday, but they do include any lab-confirmed molecular positive...

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Two Lady Cats Basketball Home Games Are Canceled After Positive COVID-19 Test
Nov09

Two Lady Cats Basketball Home Games Are Canceled After Positive COVID-19 Test

Lady Cats Basketball Coach Brittney Tisdell said Monday, November 9, that the Lady Cats Varsity Basketball Team is quarantined for two weeks after a team member tested positive for coronavirus. The Lady Cats next two homes games, against Mount Vernon Tuesday, November 10, and against Paris next Monday have been canceled. A home game last Friday against Sherman was also canceled last week when the entire Sherman team was quarantined...

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Emergency Management Officials Give Update On COVID-19 Reporting, Impact In Hopkins County
Nov09

Emergency Management Officials Give Update On COVID-19 Reporting, Impact In Hopkins County

Hopkins County and Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials, along with the Local Health Authority will soon be increasing the amount of COVID-19 data included in the COVID-19 reporting for Hopkins County. The county officials also gave a quick update on the COVID-19 situation in Hopkins County, and how it is impacting the community as a whole as well as emergency responders and law enforcement personnel. Reporting Changes In...

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Endsley Appointed County Fire Marshal, Homeland Security Director
Nov09

Endsley Appointed County Fire Marshal, Homeland Security Director

Dec. 1 Is Deadline for Volunteer Fire Departments To Return Agreements To The County Hopkins County Commissioners Court approved a number of items during the regular 9 a.m. session Monday. A deadline for volunteer fire departments to return signed contracts, appointed a county fire marshal and homeland security director, an agreement with the hospital for reimbursement of the Local Health Authority Nurse’s pay and an increase in...

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Nov. 6 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 4 New Cases, 21 Recoveries
Nov06

Nov. 6 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 4 New Cases, 21 Recoveries

Texas Department of State Health Services Nov. 6 reported another COVID-19 fatality has been confirmed for Hopkins County, while Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management in the Nov. 6 COVID-19 update reported 4 new cases and 21 recoveries. Sulphur Springs ISD also reported a dozen new cases Friday afternoon. HC/SSEM Nov. 6 COVID-19 update While the COVID-19 case count in Hopkins County rose by 4 cases to 31 for the week and...

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Dr. Max Gordon Latham
Nov06

Dr. Max Gordon Latham

December 8, 1938 – November 6, 2020 BOWIE – Dr. Max Gordon Latham, MD, 82, passed away on Nov. 6, 2020.Dr. Latham was born Dec. 8, 1938, in Weatherford to Nathalie and Curtis Dixon Latham. Dr. Max Gordon Latham He was an avid Scouter, obtaining the rank of Eagle at age 14. He remained active in Scouting as an adult, serving as a Scout Master during the time his sons earned their Eagle ranks. Dr. Latham served in various leadership...

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