A&M-Commerce Offers Free Writing Course

The Department of Literature and Languages at Texas A&M University-Commerce is offering a free graduate-level writing course to anyone age 65 or older interested in improving their skills. A similar class taught by Dr. Fred Tarpley in 2009 gave birth to Silver Leos Writers Guild and a number of guild members are already enrolled in the class. Life Writing (English 497/597) will be team-taught by Literature and Languages faculty...

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Brashear News 08/20/2014
Aug20

Brashear News 08/20/2014

I would like to start out by expressing my thanks to everyone who has donated clothes to our Clothes Sale. Brashear Baptist loaded my truck up and we so appreciate their contribution. We will officially stop collecting clothes Thursday to get everything ready for the Sale. Please do not forget to tell everyone who needs clothes—Saturday, August 23rd, First Methodist Church. Every item is priced to sell $0.25. Imagine clothes, shoes,...

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Hopkins County Hay Show!

Forage and forage-based livestock production enterprises are big business in the U.S. and in Texas. The latest United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) statistics (2008) indicate that hay harvested in the U.S. was worth approximately $18.8 billion, third in overall value among crops grown in the U.S. Only corn and soybeans exceeded the value of hay. In 2008, Texans harvested approximately 4.4 million acres of hay worth an...

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Packing a Safe & Healthy School Lunch

We’ve all seen the signs – isles of schools supplies, cars parked at the various school campuses, school staff scurrying around making preparations, Back-to-School store promotions. The first day of school is just a few hours away, leaving parents with mixed emotions. For some, their little ones will be attending school for the first time. For others, their children are no longer kids and will be spending their final year in the...

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Meal A Day Menu, August 25th – August 29th

Monday Beef Spaghetti English Peas Garlic Toast Tuesday Breaded Chicken Patties Mashed Potatoes Broccoli Roll Wednesday Ham and Dressing Sweet Potatoes Green Bean Casserole Roll Thursday Sour Cream Enchiladas Refried Beans Spanish Rice Tossed Salad Friday Cheese Burgers (Lettuce, Tomato and Onion) Pickle Spear Chips Served: Monday – Friday 10:00 – 11:30 $ 2.00 Karon Weatherman Program and Marketing Director Senior...

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Miller Grove by Brandon Darrow 08/19/2014

This week’s news is a little more eventful that the last few weeks. Weather has turned hot on us but that is expected for August! We have had a very mild summer, which I am very thankful for. Friday I took off of work early to go see my cousin Tiffney Darrow graduate from nursing school. Our cousin, Nathan Petty, also went with me. The ceremony was held in the Whatley Center at Northeast Texas Community College just outside of Mt....

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BACULITES AND LITTLE LEAGUE, AUGUST 21, 2014, #1346

Many people living within a few miles of North Sulphur don’t appreciate the fossil treasures which abound there. Understandably, not every person is interested in the same thing, but for those interested in fossils, North Sulphur is a place some paleontologists drive hundreds of miles to visit. For as long as I can remember I have looked in channel gravel for sharks’ teeth. Thousands of years ago this part of Texas was under water and...

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Shea Birdwell On the Enola Gay Show

Shea Birdwell is an aspiring country music artist who just recently moved to Reilly Springs in Hopkins County. He’ll perform at Reilly Springs Jamboree Saturday evening. Birdwell also is the Manager of Subway located in Wal-Mart. He’s also in the Army National Guard and even spent a week recently down on the border providing free medical care as a state dental technician. Birdwell talked about his varied interests on KSST’s Good...

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Meal A Day Menu August 18 – August 22

Monday BBQ Sausage Links Cole Slaw Potato Salad Roll Tuesday Beef Lasagna Green Beans Garlic Toast Wednesday Beef Patties/Gravy Macaroni and Cheese Normandy Vegetables Roll Thursday Chicken Cuisine Corn Beets Roll Friday Beef Enchiladas Refried Beans Spanish Rice Salad Served: Monday – Friday 10:00 – 11:30 $ 2.00 Karon Weatherman Program and Marketing Director Senior Citizen’s Center 150 Martin Luther King Blvd...

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Stew Fest 2014
Aug13

Stew Fest 2014

The Hopkins County Fall Festival and the World Champion Hopkins County Stew Contest will be reunited for “Stew Fest 2014” in the cool weather in October. Both Boards for these organizations have agreed that the two events complement each other so well, that they need to be on the same weekend. It is our desire to create an incredible experience for visitors to Sulphur Springs. While the stew contest and the fall festival–as...

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