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Dinner Bell Menu For Feb. 24, 2021

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Dinner Bell Menu For Feb. 24, 2021

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital is this week’s Community Partner.

The Dinner Bell menu for Feb. 24, 2021 includes:

  • Red beans and rice
  • Fried cabbage
  • Cornbread muffins
  • Bread pudding

Distribution of meals is still grab and go under the covered driveway on the northeast corner of the First United Methodist Church campus starting at 11 a.m. on Wednesday.

Dinner Bell cares for you and reminds everyone to wear a mask when in public, wash your hands often and keep a safe distance from others.

Friday: Weather-Related Closures, Schedule Changes, Postponements

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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 instruction is canceled through Feb. 19, due to power outages and dangerous weather, Classes should begin again Monday February 22 in the Sulphur Springs school district.

  • Cumby ISD will be remain closed through Friday, and resume normal school hours on Monday, Feb. 22.
  • Miller Grove ISD will be closed through Friday due to the expected winter weather, and hopes to be back to the regular schedule on Monday.
  • North Hopkins ISD has closed on-site classes until Monday. Remote learning will not be provided online, according to Superintendent Darin Jolly.
  • Como-Pickton CISD will remain closed all week.
  • Sulphur Buff School will remain closed all week to reopen Monday. No make up days will be required and at this time no remote learning for the kids.
  • Saltillo ISD to reopen Monday February 22.
  • Yantis ISD to reopen on Monday February 22.
  • All Paris Junior College locations were to remain closed through Thursday.
  • Texas A&M University Commerce was closed through Thursday and possibly Friday. This includes all daily business operations and remote work, except essential services already approved. This closure means no academic activities, including online or face to face classes. The only essential buildings that will remain open are Rayburn Student Center, all residential living and learning Buildings and the University Police Department. The off-site locations will adhere to the decision of their host institution or local school district.

Other Closures

Icy vegetation on Feb. 14, 2021
  • All CHRISTUS Trinity Clinics were reported closed through Thursday.
  • Hopkins County Genealogical Society will not conduct the Zoom meeting on Thursday February 18, and hopes to reschedule the speaker in the near future.  
  • Republic is suspending trash pickup this week in Cumby. They will resume trash service next week, according to Cumby Mayor Doug Simmerman.
  • Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce is closed this week due to weather impacts and will re-open on Monday, February 22. Business ribbon cuttings scheduled this week are also canceled.
  • Little Texans Learning Center will be closed through Friday, February 20, 2021.
  • Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom last reported that Hopkins County Office Buildings will be closed the rest of this week, due to weather-related power outages. Emergency personnel will continue to work as scheduled. County offices are scheduled to reopen on Monday morning Feb 22.
  • City of Sulphur Springs There will be no trash pickup in Sulphur Springs the remainder of this week.
  • Meal A Day will remain closed this week due to the weather and road conditions. Meal a Day should be back in operation on Monday, according to Senior Citizens Center Director Karon Weatherman.
DPS Region 1
  • Como City Hall was closed due to bad weather, to reopen when the roads are better. The late charge for this week will be extended.
  • First UMC Sulphur Springs Office reports all activities scheduled through Friday have been cancelled.
  • The Texas Department of Public Safety reports that all DPS Offices in the North Texas Region will be closed on Friday February 19, due to the impact of severe winter weather on roadways and concern for the safety of both the public and employees. The 42 North Texas Region (Region 1) counties affected by this closure may be found on the DPS Regional Map. Driver License customers with appointments will be contacted to reschedule. Emergency DPS operations are not affected by this closure.

Other Scheduling Notices

  • Due to the inclement weather, the 2nd dose COVID vaccine clinic scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 17 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic – Sulphur Springs Primary Care has been rescheduled for Saturday, 2/20, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.  The patients scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 17, will be receiving a call to reschedule their vaccine appointment.
  • Northeast Texas Farmer’s Co-op has cancelled the annual Inventory set for Saturday, and the Co-op will be open for business on Saturday February 20, 2021.
  • The Gala Unmasked Virtual Gala and Auction is Postponed for now, and will not be held as planned on Saturday February 20, 2021. The decision to postpone was made in light of weather hardships on the community. Find out more on the Hopkins County Healthcare Foundation Facebook page.

If your school or organization is cancelling, delaying or has a scheduling change due to the weather, contact KSST so we can help get the word out.

Stay tuned to KSST Radio 1230 AM for the latest weather reports and updates for school start delays and closings.

Dinner Bell Menu for February 10, 2021

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Dinner Bell Menu for February 10, 2021

DINNER BELL IS NINE (9) YEARS OLD  (2012-2021)

Hopkins Rains Farm Bureau, our COMMUNITY PARTNER, is celebrating FOOD CONNECTION
WEEK. This event connects producers with consumers to benefit each other. We must thank our farmers, ranchers and dairy producers for always keeping us healthy and fed with an abundance of products.

OUR ANNIVERSARY MEAL

Meat Loaf and Gravy

Mashed Potatoes

Bacon Infused Green Beans

Buttered French Bread

Strawberry Cake

Dinner Bell will distribute meals under the covered driveway on the Northeast corner of The First United Methodist Church campus starting at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday. PLEASE keep your distance from others. WASH your hands often. WEAR A MASK!!!  DINNER BELL CARES!

Covered Driveway where you can pickup your meal

Dinner Bell Menu for January 27, 2021

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Dinner Bell Menu for January 27, 2021

The Community Partner is Alliance Bank.

Distribution of meals is still under the covered driveway on the Northeast corner of the First United Methodist Church campus starting at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday.

MENU:

Mexican Lasagna

Seasoned Pinto Beans

Garden Salad

Tortillas

Sopapilla Cheesecake

Keep your distance from others. Wash your hands OFTEN. WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC.
Dinner Bell cares for you!!!

Covered Driveway where you can pickup your meal

Dinner Bell Menu for January 20, 2021

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Dinner Bell Menu for January 20, 2021

Honoring George Law

Drive under the covered drive on Northeast corner of the First United Methodist Church campus after 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday.

MENU

Chicken Pot Pie with Biscuit Crust

Roasted Carrots with Tarragon Brown Sugar

Chocolate Cherry Cake

Practice distancing, wash hands often and WEAR A MASK!
Dinner Bell cares about your health.

Covered Driveway where you can pickup your meal

Winter Coat Giveaway

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Winter Coat Giveaway

In need of a warm coat for our Texas winters? Stop by the Cash Saver Parking lot on Saturday December 19th, 2020 from 9 – 11 AM and visit the folks from League Street Church of Christ. Everyone is welcome.

League Street Church of Christ

Local Pastor and Wife Honored with Drive Up Celebration

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Local Pastor and Wife Honored with Drive Up Celebration

Reverend D.K. Young and his wife Joyce Young will be honored with a Drive Up Celebration in the parking lot of the Cypress Baptist Center located at 911 S. Como Street in Sulphur Springs. The event will be held on Sunday, December 6th, 2020 at 3:30 p.m.

Pastor Young and his wife are the founders of the local Greater Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church in Sulphur Springs. The Youngs are celebrating their 18th anniversary at the church and their 41st year of marriage. They have three children: Demetra Robinson, Keshia Young and Darial Clewis.

Mitchell Chapel: Food Distribution

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Mitchell Chapel: Food Distribution

Come by Mitchell Chapel Church of God in Christ in Sulphur Springs for a free food distribution. The event will take place December 12th, 2020 at 8:00AM. If you have questions about the food, or their ministry call 903 348 6132.

Dinner Bell Menu for November 18, 2020

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Dinner Bell Menu for November 18, 2020

This will be our Thanksgiving Meal with the Knights of Columbus of St. James Catholic Church as our Community Partner.

Smoked Turkey (smoked by the Knights of Columbus)

Cornbread Dressing

Rice and Gravy

Roasted Root Vegetables

Yeast Rolls

Pumpkin Dump Cake

Meals will be distributed from the covered driveway on the Northeast corner of the First United Methodist Church campus starting after 11:00 a.m.

THERE WILL BE NO MEAL NEXT WEEK. VOLUNTEERS TAKE A THANKSGIVING BREAK. MEAL SERVICE RESUMES DECEMBER 2, 2020.

Dinner Bell Cares for the people of Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County Please take care of yourself. Wash your hands often, often, often. Wear MASKS over your mouth and nose when you must be out in public. STAY SIX FEET FROM OTHERS. Stay home as much as is possible. KEEP HEALTHY!!! WE WANT TO SEE YOU IN THE FELLOWSHIP HALL WHEN THIS QUARANTINE IS OVER!!!

Covered Driveway where you can pickup your meal

Dinner Bell Menu for November 11, 2020

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Dinner Bell Menu for November 11, 2020

The Good News Sunday School Class is the Community Partner.

Dinner Bell is still being served GRAB and GO style from the covered driveway (porte cochere) at the Northeast corner of The First United Methodist Church campus starting around 11:00 a.m. every Wednesday.

MENU

Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Mexican Rice

Beans

Garden Salad

Tortillas

Peach Cobbler Crisp

Dinner Bell Cares for the people of Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County Please take care of yourself. Wash your hands often, often, often. Wear MASKS over your mouth and nose when you must be out in public. STAY SIX FEET FROM OTHERS. Stay home as much as is possible. KEEP HEALTHY!!! WE WANT TO SEE YOU IN THE FELLOWSHIP HALL WHEN THIS QUARANTINE IS OVER!!!

Covered Driveway where you can pickup your meal