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Local 911 Is Service Down Again, Call Provided Numbers For Emergencies
Jan25

Local 911 Is Service Down Again, Call Provided Numbers For Emergencies

Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jason Ricketson at noon Jan. 25, 2022, reported that the local 911 service is down again, and encourages city and county residents to store alternate emergency numbers to call in the event of an emergency in Sulphur Springs or Hopkins County when 911 is down. “Once again, we have an interruption in our area and our 911 system is not receiving all calls. Please call 903-439-3719 for city emergencies...

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Meal A Day Menu – Jan. 24-28, 2022
Jan23

Meal A Day Menu – Jan. 24-28, 2022

Meal-A-Day volunteers loads packaged meals for delivery Volunteers prepare meals at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center and deliver them five days a week to Meal A Day program recipients in Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County. The Meal A Day Menu for Jan. 24-28, 2022, includes: Monday – Apricot Glazed Chicken Breast, On a Bed of Rice, Candied Carrots, and Broccoli and Cheese.Tuesday – Manager’s ChoiceWednesday – Meatloaf,...

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Making Mindfulness a Priority in 2022
Jan19

Making Mindfulness a Priority in 2022

By Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Family & Community Health Agent, Hopkins County, [email protected] At the start of a new year, many people re-examine their lives and make resolutions intended to improve health and wellness.  Basics such as eating right, exercising and getting adequate sleep are often included.  Those are important, but are often not achieved. Most people know the basics of maintaining their...

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Community Health Day Postponed Due To Increase In COVID Cases
Jan18

Community Health Day Postponed Due To Increase In COVID Cases

Due to an increase in community COVID cases, the Community Health Day planned Jan. 22 in Pacific Park has temporarily been postponed. CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Spring and Columbia Lodge # 81 plan to reschedule the event for a later date at the HW Grays Building at Pacific Park. “We apologize for any inconvenience, but want everyone to stay safe!” stated Holly Ragan, Senior Market Development for...

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AARP is Offering Free Tax Return Preparation
Jan17
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Meal A Day Menu – Jan. 17-21, 2022
Jan16

Meal A Day Menu – Jan. 17-21, 2022

Volunteers prepare meals at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center and deliver them five days a week to Meal A Day program recipients in Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County. The Meal A Day Menu for Jan. 17-21, 2022, includes: Monday – Cheesy Chicken and Rice Casserole, Pinto Beans and Pickled Beets.Tuesday – Beef Spaghetti, Italian Vegetables and Garlic Toast.Wednesday – Chicken Pot Pie, Broccoli and Sweet Potato Fries.Thursday –...

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COVID-19 Continues To Rise, With 578 Active Cases In Hopkins County On Jan. 14
Jan14

COVID-19 Continues To Rise, With 578 Active Cases In Hopkins County On Jan. 14

As has been the case across the country, state and world, COVID-19 cases have continued to surge in Hopkins County this week. Over the past four days alone, new cases have far outpaced recoveries with only 24 recoveries and 157 new COVID cases, which coupled with the 174 new cases reported Jan. 1-7, 2022, leaves 578 Hopkins County resident who still actively had COVID-19 on Thursday, Jan. 13, according to Texas Department of State...

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Upcoming Events at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center
Jan13

Upcoming Events at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center

The Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center is starting off this year with three events in February.If you would feel more comfortable, please wear a mask when you come to the Senior Citizens Center. There will be a Valentines Day Luncheon Friday, February 11th beginning at 11:00am. Elvis will be there singing Love Songs. Please let Karon Weatherman know if you will be attending so she can reserve you a spot. She needs to plan for Food...

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Meal A Day Menu – Jan. 10-14, 2022
Jan09

Meal A Day Menu – Jan. 10-14, 2022

Volunteers prepare meals at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center and deliver them five days a week to Meal A Day program recipients in Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County. The Meal A Day Menu for Jan. 10-14, 2022, includes: Monday – Chicken Parmesan, Egg Noodles, Squash and Garlic Sticks.Tuesday – Smothered Beef Patties, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans and a Roll.Wednesday – Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole, Corn and Pinto...

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City Applying For $3 Million Community Development Block Grant To Help Build New Senior Citizens Center
Jan07

City Applying For $3 Million Community Development Block Grant To Help Build New Senior Citizens Center

Hearing Slated Jan. 11 For Public Comments To Discuss Submission Of Grant Application The City of Sulphur Springs plans to ask for a $3 million Community Development Block Grant to help build a new senior citizens center, which is expected to cost considerably more than originally budgeted due to continued increases in construction materials. In December 2021, Sulphur Springs City Council approved KSBR to work with city officials to...

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