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Heart Of Hope Receives Donation From Local Corvette Club
Dec07

Heart Of Hope Receives Donation From Local Corvette Club

Heart of Hope, a local pregnancy resource center, recently received a $1,000 donation from the Sulphur Springs Corvette Club.  The local 501(c)3 charity located at 407 S. Davis St in Sulphur Springs is a FREE pregnancy resource center offering support to the mother and father. Director Pat Phillips stated,  “At the center, we offer free pregnancy test, one free sonogram, and parenting classes if the mother and/or father are...

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Hearts Of Life Receives Donation From Local Corvette Club
Nov29

Hearts Of Life Receives Donation From Local Corvette Club

Debra Balkom, representing the Hearts of Life Animal Shelter, receives a check from the Sulphur Springs Corvette Club treasurer, Mike Hart.  The local Corvette Club, a long time supporter of the local animal shelter, presented the charity with a $1,000 check to help with their current needs and ongoing efforts.  Mrs. Balkom said, “This will go a long way in helping to feed the animals as well as help with some roof...

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Turn Your Christmas Shopping Into Free Travel
Nov24

Turn Your Christmas Shopping Into Free Travel

Another shopping secret to help bolster your Christmas shopping “deals” is to use airline or travel credit cards to earn free airline tickets or hotel stays.   One of the best offers currently is to sign up for a new credit card offered by Southwest Airlines through Chase.  By spending $1,000 in your first three months on your new card, you can earn 40,000 bonus Rapid Rewards points good for free flights on Southwest!  Of...

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Think Big, Shop Small This Saturday
Nov21

Think Big, Shop Small This Saturday

American Express has long been a supporter of shopping small and shopping local.  This Saturday, November 24th, is their Shop Small Saturday event.  Amex has been promoting the Saturday after Thanksgiving to highlight small businesses since 2010.  Many of our local vendors participate in this event and gladly accept American Express cards.   Danna’s and The Florist will have doorbuster deals starting at 9am including 30-50% off...

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Fly Your Flag Today! Get Ready To Bid
Nov20

Fly Your Flag Today! Get Ready To Bid

The Hopkins County Health Care Foundation will be on Celebration Plaza today accepting bids for their “Fly Your Flag” auction.  More opportunities to win are available this year as in years past.  In addition to the winning school having bragging rights to having their college alma mater’s flag flown in Celebration Plaza, the second place school will also have their flag flown.  Also, if enough bids...

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Know a Veteran in Need? This Organization Wants to Help
Nov14

Know a Veteran in Need? This Organization Wants to Help

Veteran’s Day has come and gone, but some veterans need assistance all year long.   That is where Operation Victor Echo Tango comes in.  Chris Wilburn, director of the charity, spoke with KSST News after their charity BBQ contest at the Hopkins County Civic Center last weekend.  “We raised over $6,000 for local veterans at the last BBQ” Chris said.  “Which is almost as much as we have...

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Wildcat Football: Coordinators Review Kaufman Game; Look Ahead to North Forney
Nov06

Wildcat Football: Coordinators Review Kaufman Game; Look Ahead to North Forney

Wildcats Offensive Coordinator Matt Young Looks Back at Kaufman and Ahead to North Forney Wildcats Offensive Coordinator Matt Young is seeking solutions to get the Wildcats back into a rhythm so they will play with confidence and with a swagger. The past two weeks this seems to be missing from the Wildcats offense. Coach Young said he has watched last Friday (November 2) night’s loss to Kaufman over and over, especially an...

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Wildcat Golf Wins With 10-Stroke Victory in Tournament Play
Nov06

Wildcat Golf Wins With 10-Stroke Victory in Tournament Play

The Wildcats’ golf team completed a most successful fall golf season with a 10-stroke victory at a tournament at Mount Pleasant Country Club Monday (November 5). Wildcats Golf Coach Chris Owens said they were fortunate to get the tournament in due to rain. He said a 90% chance of rain Monday ended up being a 100% chance. Coach Owens said an hour and a half to two hours into their round, the Wildcats had to stop playing due to...

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Lowe’s to Close 51 Stores in U.S. and Canada
Nov05

Lowe’s to Close 51 Stores in U.S. and Canada

In a news release from Lowe’s Corporation on Monday, November 5th, the Mooresville, NC retailer shared a list of 51 underperforming stores in the U.S. and Canada.  The Sulphur Springs, TX store did not appear on their list.  Below is the full press release as well as the list of stores that will be closing, including one Texas store in Irving.  Lowe’s also plans to close four non-store facilities, but no...

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Rain or Shine: YOU can Help-A-Child on Saturday
Oct19

Rain or Shine: YOU can Help-A-Child on Saturday

The 11th annual Help-A-Child Benefit is taking place inside the Civic Center Arena Saturday, October 20th.  The Chili & Brisket Contest, Tractor Pull, and Auction with other activities will all benefit various charities.  Locally, the Northeast Texas Child Advocacy Center is a beneficiary, as well as Dallas’ Scottish Rite Hospital  and Southern Christian Home in Arkansas.   Wade Bartley, along with family and friends, has...

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