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Friday: Weather-Related Closures, Schedule Changes, Postponements
Feb18

Friday: Weather-Related Closures, Schedule Changes, Postponements

With several inches of snow already covering the ground, another wintry storm on Wednesday night brought more snow and ice making travel difficult and dangerous until temperatures rise to allow thaw. Schools and organizations have reported weather-related closures and schedule changes as a safety precaution. Those weather-related schedule changes reported to KSST include: Schools Sulphur Springs ISD will remain closed and remote...

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Atmos Urges Residents To Curb Use To Help Keep Natural Gas Supply Available
Feb16

Atmos Urges Residents To Curb Use To Help Keep Natural Gas Supply Available

The situation for some residents could become even more uncomfortable if natural gas customers do not heed caution to conserve natural gas usage. Atmos just issued an “urgent alert” asking residents to reduce their energy use to help maintain natural gas supply for more critical human needs customers. ‘High demand of energy consumption due to historic cold weather could cause a loss of natural gas service...

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Oncor Cites Poor Grid Conditions As Cause Of Extended Instead of Rolling Outages For Some
Feb16

Oncor Cites Poor Grid Conditions As Cause Of Extended Instead of Rolling Outages For Some

Civic Center Continues To Serve As Warming Center For Those Without Heat; Rides To Civic Center Available For Those Who Need To Get Warm Power continues to be an issue for many across the state Tuesday. The numbers in Hopkins County increased from 3,109 Oncor customers and 28 Farmers Electric customers without power at 12:10 p.m.. Feb. 16 to 4,155 Oncor customers and 951 FEC customers without power in Hopkins County at 12:30 p.m. Feb....

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Tuesday: Weather-Related Closures, Schedule Changes
Feb15

Tuesday: Weather-Related Closures, Schedule Changes

With several inches of snow covering the ground and another wintry storm predicted, schools and organizations have reported weather-related closures and schedule changes as a safety precaution. Those weather-related schedule changes reported to KSST include: Schools Sulphur Springs ISD will remain closed and remote instruction is canceled Tuesday-Friday, February 16- 19, due to power outages and dangerous weatherNorth Hopkins ISD is...

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Warming Station Now Open At Civic Center For Those Without Power and Heat
Feb15

Warming Station Now Open At Civic Center For Those Without Power and Heat

Power Outages Could Continue Overnight and into Tuesday in Sulphur Springs Power continues to be out in some areas in town and around the Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County area, including downtown, leaving many without power. Encore has advised city officials that the power may continue to be out through the night and tomorrow; no estimate is available as to when the power will be restored. Thus, a warming station is now open at the...

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Monday: Weather-Related Closures, Schedule Changes
Feb15

Monday: Weather-Related Closures, Schedule Changes

With a dusting of snow covering icy roads and more snow and another wintry predicted, several organizations have reported weather-related closures and schedule changes as a safety precaution. Those weather-related schedule changes reported to KSST include: Schools North Hopkins ISD is closing on-site class until further notice until at least mid-week. NHISD administrators will provide an update when classes will resume on-site. Remote...

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Monday: Weather-Related Closures, Schedule Changes
Feb14

Monday: Weather-Related Closures, Schedule Changes

With a dusting of snow covering icy roads and more snow and another wintry predicted, several organizations have reported weather-related closures and schedule changes as a safety precaution. Those weather-related schedule changes reported to KSST include: Schools North Hopkins ISD is closing on-site class until further notice until at least mid-week. NHISD administrators will provide an update when classes will resume on-site. Remote...

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Feb. 15-19 Meal A Day Menu
Feb14

Feb. 15-19 Meal A Day Menu

Although the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center remains closed due to COVID-19, volunteers continue to work five days a week preparing and delivering meals to shut-in elderly in the community. Delivery and meal preparation will depend on whether cooks and delivery drivers can safely navigate road conditions. If roads are bad or the temperature drops below zero, the program will likely have to be suspended until conditions improve...

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Feb. 8-12 Meal A Day Menu
Feb07

Feb. 8-12 Meal A Day Menu

Although the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center remains closed due to COVID-19, volunteers continue to work five days a week preparing and delivering meals to shut-in elderly in the community. The Feb. 8-12 Meal A Day Menu includes: Monday – Chili Dogs, Chips and Pickle Spear  Tuesday – Cheesy Beef and Potato Casserole, Corn and Normandy Vegetables Wednesday – Chicken and Rice with Vegetables, Pickled Beets and Pinto...

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Feb. 3 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 28 New Cases, 16 Recoveries, 174 Active Cases
Feb03

Feb. 3 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 28 New Cases, 16 Recoveries, 174 Active Cases

While the COVID-19 hospitalizations remain low across the state this week, Hopkins County is experiencing a spike in new COVID-19 cases, increasing the overall active case count to rise from 130 on Sunday to 174 on Wednesday, according to the Department of State Health Services Feb. 3 COVID-19 dashboards. Case Counts On Wednesday, a total of 28 new COVID-19 cases were reported, increasing the total so far this week to 63. Over the...

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