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Hopkins County Republican Party October Meeting
Oct20

Hopkins County Republican Party October Meeting

Hopkins County Republican Party October Meeting is Monday October 23rd at 6:30 pm at the Hopkins County Civic Center. The speaker will be Craig Vincent Mitchell, PhD. He is  a Christian ethicist, economist, and engineer. He has served as an associate  professor  of Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Criswell College in Dallas, Texas. He also served as a Senior Fellow for  the Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation....

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National Honor Society Induction Announcement
Oct20

National Honor Society Induction Announcement

The Sulphur Springs High School’s National Honor Society’s induction ceremony is Monday, October 30th at 6:30 pm in the high school cafeteria.  They will be inducting 46 new members into the Gladys Alexander Chapter of the National Honor Society. Students were chosen based on scholarship, service, leadership, and character. Members of NHS participate in several activities throughout the year. They promote literacy by...

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“Main Street Uncorked” Wine and Music Fundraiser Benefits Veterans Memorial
Oct20

“Main Street Uncorked” Wine and Music Fundraiser Benefits Veterans Memorial

One of the event co-coordinators for the first-ever “Main Street Uncorked” benefit tasting event is Jeanna Smith Penny. Along with Phil and Vanessa Williams, owners of Phinesse Farms Winery in downtown Sulphur Springs, Jeanna invited numerous wineries from across the NE Texas region and 14 accepted their invitation to the give-back event.That means for your $20 ticket, you may sample ten different Texas wines from the...

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Como-Pickton FFA Teams Place at State Fair, Donate to Help-a-Child Benefit
Oct20

Como-Pickton FFA Teams Place at State Fair, Donate to Help-a-Child Benefit

According to Michael Bowen, Ag Instructor and FFA Sponsor, the Como Pickton FFA teams competed at the State Fair of Texas Agricultural Mechanics Show. The students also donated a shop-built BBQ Smoker to be auctioned at the Help-a-Child Benefit on October 21 in the Civic Center arena. Here is their report. Specialty Equipment Trailer – 2nd in class exhibited by Parker Cummings and Daniel Galvan Portable Milking Parlor –...

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Cold Fronts in the Garden by Mario Villarino
Oct20

Cold Fronts in the Garden by Mario Villarino

Cold season is here! As you have already noticed, cold front during the fall can create a serious challenges for farmers and gardeners alike. When refereeing to this time of the year, Keith C. Hansen, Extension Horticulturist, Smith Co. – Tyler, Texas wrote for Aggie horticulture: “The cool, crisp days of fall are finally here, bringing pleasant outdoor gardening weather. The change from daylight savings reminds us that the first...

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Ahhh-Autumn, Pumpkins, & Onions By Johanna Hicks
Oct20

Ahhh-Autumn, Pumpkins, & Onions By Johanna Hicks

Greetings from Omaha, Nebraska!  As I prepare this week’s column, I’m enjoying the cool temperatures on the second day of the National Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences conference.  It has been an adventurous trip, but I won’t go into that for now.  However, the cooler temperatures have inspired me to share a recipe from Extension’s “Dinner Tonight” website.  I hope you will try this recipe as a main dish! Creamy...

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Senior Citizens Chili Cook-Off Approaching
Oct19

Senior Citizens Chili Cook-Off Approaching

This year’s Chili Cook-Off will be held at noon on Tuesday, October 24th at the Senior Citizens Center. There will be 15 pots of chili for you to come and eat all you want, and five judges from all around the community whose job will be to judge all of the entries. Your only job will be to sample as much chili and crackers as you want. Drinks and dessert will also be served. All of this is FREE to you. Just come, eat, and enjoy!...

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Hopkins County
Oct19

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Hopkins County

Ragan Dennis, a caseworker and counselor employed by Safe-T Family Services located in Sulphur Springs, visited the KSST Studios during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. She wants to let the public know where help is available for persons threatened in an abusive or potentially violent situation, relationship or lifestyle.  Through it’s network of agencies, Safe-T helps provide counseling,  support and housing for  women, women...

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Fall Festival Chili Contest and 42 Contest Are Coming Soon for Seniors!
Oct18

Fall Festival Chili Contest and 42 Contest Are Coming Soon for Seniors!

If you love to eat Chili and play 42, you just might be a Texan! Karon Weatherman knows these are perennial favorites of local Senior Citizens, so she  blended them into this year’s exciting Fall Festival activities. Plan to enjoy all-you-can-eat Chili on Tuesday October 24 at 12 noon at the Sr’s Center.  It’s free!  Sixteen crock-pot cooks will be serving their chili until it’s all gone while judges taste each...

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2017 United Way Drive Continues Toward Goal of $175,000.
Oct17

2017 United Way Drive Continues Toward Goal of $175,000.

2017 Volunteer Campaign Chairman Adam Teer is working along with other United Way volunteers to gather in donations to benefit this year’s slate of nineteen local service organizations and agencies. Currently, about 20% of pledged funds has come in, but according to Teer, that’s not unusual at the half-way point of the campaign. Many business, industry and individual pledges will be gathered over the next two weeks. The...

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