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Week 3: Hopkins County United Way At 40 Percent Of Goal
Oct20

Week 3: Hopkins County United Way At 40 Percent Of Goal

Hopkins County United Way marked the half-way point in the United Way campaign, after three full weeks of the campaign approximately 40 percent of the $150,000 campaign goal had been collected. Over the last week alone, HCUW campaign workers collected $27,786. When added to the 22 collected during the first two weeks of the campaign, that brings the total amount raised as of Oct. 19 to $60,554.15. That leaves three weeks to go in the...

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Pesticide CEU Session Offered Nov. 3 For Private Applicators
Oct19

Pesticide CEU Session Offered Nov. 3 For Private Applicators

By Dr. Mario Villarino, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Hopkins County Agent, Natural Resource/Agriculture Pesticide private applicator licenses and certificates are valid for five years, and the applicator must obtain 15 continuing education units (CEUs) during that time to renew, including two credits in laws and regulations and two credits in integrated pest management (IPM).  To provide CEU opportunities in Hopkins County, The...

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Winnsboro Police Department Oct. 11-17, 2021 Media Report
Oct18

Winnsboro Police Department Oct. 11-17, 2021 Media Report

The Winnsboro Police Department’s weekly media report for Oct. 11-17, 2021, included the following: Arrests Kyle Locke, age 21, of Mount Vernon was arrested on October 13, 2021, on a charge of driving while intoxicated-second offense and fleeing the scene of an accident. Jay West, age 45, of Winnsboro was arrested on October 14, 2021, on an Apache County warrant for failure to appear on a stolen vehicle charge and a Wood County motion...

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Winnsboro Police Department Oct. 4-10, 2021 Media Report
Oct11

Winnsboro Police Department Oct. 4-10, 2021 Media Report

The Winnsboro Police Department’s weekly media report for Oct. 4-10, 2021, included the following: Winnsboro Police Arrests Michelle Lindsey, age 50, of Winnsboro, was arrested on September 7, for driving while license invalid with previous convictions; possession of a controlled substance in Penalty Group 1, greater than or equal to 4 grams but less than 200 grams; and possession of a controlled substance in Penalty...

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Sulphur Springs Collaborating On Communications Grant Application
Oct08

Sulphur Springs Collaborating On Communications Grant Application

City Affirms Support of Ark-Tex, East Texas COGS’ Application For US EDA Build Back Better Challenge Grant Funding Sulphur Springs City Council this week approved two resolutions authorizing city staff to collaborate with other agencies in the county and across Northeast Texas in applying for regional grant funding during Tuesday evening’s meeting. AFG Communications Grant Resolution No. 1236 allows the city to join...

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Forage Quality Should Be Matched To Animal’s Nutritional Needs Before Feeding
Oct05

Forage Quality Should Be Matched To Animal’s Nutritional Needs Before Feeding

By Dr. Mario Villarino, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension According to Texas A&M Agrilife Extension forage specialist Vanessa Corriher, one of the first considerations when purchasing hay is that it should be based on individual animal requirements. For optimal production, forage quality should be matched as closely as possible to the nutritional needs of the animal. Low quality forage can result in reduced animal performance and...

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Winnsboro Police Department Sept. 27-Oct. 3, 2021 Media Report
Oct04

Winnsboro Police Department Sept. 27-Oct. 3, 2021 Media Report

The Winnsboro Police Department’s weekly media report for Sept. 27-Oct. 3, 2021, included the following: Winnsboro Police Arrests Timothy Johnson, age 20, of Hudson, was arrested on September 2, 2021, for possession of less than 20 ounces of marijuana, possession of a dangerous drug, and unlawful carrying of a weapon. Calls for Service The Winnsboro Police Department responded to a total of 157 calls for service during this reporting...

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HHSC Encourages Breast Cancer Screenings During Awareness Month
Oct01

HHSC Encourages Breast Cancer Screenings During Awareness Month

AUSTIN – October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission is encouraging women to get screened regularly for the disease. “Many of us have delayed life-saving screenings like mammograms during the COVID-19 pandemic, which is understandable. But after 19 months it’s so important to get back on track with regular breast cancer screening,” said Lindsay Rodgers, HHSC associate commissioner for...

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DSHS: Flu Season Is Coming, Get Your Shot Now
Oct01

DSHS: Flu Season Is Coming, Get Your Shot Now

News Release Oct. 1 is Texas Influenza Awareness Day With flu season approaching and COVID-19 still spreading in Texas, now is the best time to get a flu shot. The Texas Department of State Health Services encourages everyone to protect themselves, their families and their communities against respiratory illness throughout the flu season by getting immunized as soon as possible. People can get vaccinated for flu and COVID-19 at the...

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Winnsboro Police Department Sept. 20-26, 2021 Media Report
Sep28

Winnsboro Police Department Sept. 20-26, 2021 Media Report

The Winnsboro Police Department’s weekly media report for Sept. 20-26, 2021, included the following: Winnsboro Police Arrests Nathanal Howard, age 20, of Winnsboro, was arrested on September 24, on Harrison County warrants for burglary of a vehicle and criminal mischief greater than $2,500. James Kidd, age 39, of Winnsboro, was arrested on September 25, for driving while intoxicated, third or more offense. ...

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