Spring Brings Fresh Garden Produce
Apr27

Spring Brings Fresh Garden Produce

By Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Family & Community Health Agent, Hopkins County, [email protected] So Easy To Preserve, a University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service publication Many home gardens have been planted and questions have been received by our office on preserving the harvest.  A great resource for home food preservation comes from my colleagues at the University of Georgia Cooperative...

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A Strange Thing About The History Of The Tomato … And A Few Local Recommendations
Apr26

A Strange Thing About The History Of The Tomato … And A Few Local Recommendations

By Mario Villarino, Texas AgriLife Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Hopkins County, [email protected] As temperatures start to warm-up, gardeners get in the mood of working outside, visiting plant stores and enjoying the garden. This week has been a very pleasant one with sporadic rain and cold temperatures at night. In Hopkins County, we have several gardeners passionate about tomato plants and tomato plant...

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Winnsboro Police Department Media Report – April 18-24, 2022
Apr25

Winnsboro Police Department Media Report – April 18-24, 2022

Winnsboro Police Department each week provides a media report with information about department activity. WPD activity for the week of April 118-24, 2022 included: Winnsboro Police Department Arrest Elizabeth Willis, 36 years of age, of Sulphur Springs, was arrested on April 20, 2022, on a Winnsboro Municipal Court warrant for no driver’s license. Calls for Service The Winnsboro Police Department responded to a total of...

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Early Voting Under Way In SSISD Bond Election, 2 Constitutional Amendment Propositions
Apr25

Early Voting Under Way In SSISD Bond Election, 2 Constitutional Amendment Propositions

Last Day To Register To Vote For May 24 Runoff Is Monday Two elections will be held on two different days in May: the SSISD bond proposal, 2 proposed constitutional amendments, and Winnsboro ISD trustees elections on May 8; and runoffs from the March party primary elections will be held on May 24. There are two actions local voters can take today to vote in each. For registered voters, early voting in the May 7 elections starts today;...

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Sulphur Springs Senior Center, Corvette Club Partner On Annual Fan Drive
Apr24

Sulphur Springs Senior Center, Corvette Club Partner On Annual Fan Drive

Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center and Sulphur Springs Corvette Club are partnering once again to host an annual fan drive to benefit senior citizens of Hopkins County. “It is getting hot and people have already started asking me for fans this year. If you would like to donate a Fan please help us keep our seniors cool this summer,” Weatherman said. Without these donations some senior citizens would have no other means...

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Great Opportunities Await You!
Apr20

Great Opportunities Await You!

By Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Family & Community Health Agent, Hopkins County, [email protected] While providing an individual with my business card recently, I contemplated the Vision and Mission of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension.  Our vision is “Helping Texans Better Their Lives” and our mission is “Through the application of science-based knowledge, we create high-quality, relevant continuing...

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Ways To Manage Weed Infestation
Apr19

Ways To Manage Weed Infestation

Mario Villarino By Mario Villarino, Texas AgriLife Extension Agent for Natural Resources and Agriculture, Hopkins County, [email protected] Weed infestation generally increases after drought or when land is not managed properly. When fertilized according to laboratory recommendations, forage crops such as bermudagrass produce significantly more dry matter and can usually out-compete weed species. Without fertilization, however,...

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CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Business News – April 18, 2022
Apr18

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Business News – April 18, 2022

Net Health To Continue Offering Adult And Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccines Every 4 Weeks Sulphur Springs, Texas, April 18, 2022 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has ONE mission: To Extend the Healing Ministry of Jesus Christ. By Holly Ragan, Senior Market Development, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs, [email protected] UPDATED – COVID Vaccine Clinics CHRISTUS Mother Frances...

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Hopkins County Records – April 16, 2022
Apr16

Hopkins County Records – April 16, 2022

Land Deed Transactions Record books at Hopkins County Clerk’s Office Catherine Suzanne Bundy to Cynthia Ware and Jimmy Ware Jr.; tract in the John Blocker survey.State of Texas, Veterans Land Board, to James Everett Wilkins Jr.; tract in the John Blocker survey.Summit Ranch Investments LTD to Byron Ramirez and Bertha Ramirez; tract in the WP Smith survey.Tierra Liberty LTD to Jose Martinez and Leticia Martinez; tract in the Lucy...

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Winnsboro Police Department Media Report – April 4-10, 2022
Apr16

Winnsboro Police Department Media Report – April 4-10, 2022

Winnsboro Police Department each week provides a media report with information about department activity. WPD activity for the week of April 4-10, 2022 included: Arrests Victorico Perez, 33 years of age, of Pittsburg, was arrested on April 4, 2022, for possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana.Jose Moaquera, 30 years of age, of Pittsburg, was arrested on April 4, 2022, for possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana.Debrah East,...

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