Crossroads Music to Host Kirby Brown By Cindy Roller
Nov20

Crossroads Music to Host Kirby Brown By Cindy Roller

The Crossroads Music Company has been busy this season lining up concerts for the adoring fans. They have hosted renowned artists like Slaid Cleaves, the Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Bluegrass Band, Rhett Butler, Kate Hearne and Emily Elbert, just to name a few. Most recently gracing the stage were Hearne and Elbert with their sweet sounds. “I was very impressed by both girls. They have taken their songwriting to the next level. I see good...

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Author and Coach John Pearce
Nov20
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Ms Mary’s Down-Home Cookin’
Nov20

Ms Mary’s Down-Home Cookin’

Mary Bonham of Sulphur Springs, Texas has written a cookbook named “Ms Mary’s Down-Home Cookin'”. This cookbook contains recipes from Ms Bonham herself, her daughter, her mother and her siblings. According to the author’s forward, Ms Bonham wrote her cookbook after numerous requests from friends and family wishing acquire her recipes. “Friends and family began to always ask me for recipes,” Ms...

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Hopkins Place Sponsors a Holiday Toy Drive
Nov20

Hopkins Place Sponsors a Holiday Toy Drive

Hopkins Place Community Relations Manager Sherrie...

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Symphony Big Board Items Current Bids – Bidding Starts Saturday at 6pm
Nov18
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“Updated” Shrek Wrap Up
Nov18

“Updated” Shrek Wrap Up

With Shrek the Musical completing its’ three-day run Monday night in the Civic Center Auditorium, Sulphur Springs High School Theatre Arts Director Lesha Woodard is evaluating the experience. She says the students did a great job and the crowds were good. There were some technical difficulties and Ms. Woodard isn’t sure the play made any money. Up next, Ms. Woodard says her advanced class will be putting on a Christmas play with...

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“Updated” United Way Exceeds Goal
Nov18

“Updated” United Way Exceeds Goal

The Hopkins County United Way far exceeded their campaign goal of $160,000 at a seventh report meeting Tuesday morning. Funds added in Tuesday amounted to over $30,100 to bring the grand total to $184,303.42. Drive Chair Chris Voorheese said that’s 15.5% over the goal. Last year’s drive ended with $196,000. Voorheese has scheduled one final report meeting for next Tuesday in order for workers to collect the remaining packets that are...

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At The Corral Gate by Enola Gay
Nov18
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Herd Bull Selection
Nov18

Herd Bull Selection

Recently, I got a producer request for assistance selecting a bull for his herd. He sent me the breeder’s EPD’s related to the bulls they had for sale. After studying the values, I asked the rancher the first basic question during bull selection: What characteristics are you trying to change in your herd? After a short conversation, I determined his needs and was in a better situation to offer sound advice. During our conversation, he...

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Traveling with Children for the Holidays? Remember to Use Car Seats Properly
Nov18

Traveling with Children for the Holidays? Remember to Use Car Seats Properly

With Thanksgiving and Christmas soon approaching, families will be traveling by car and airplane to visit with friends and relatives.  This is a good time to stop and think about having your child in the proper car seat before you begin to plan your trip.  Although parents always want to protect their children, studies show that nationally, 3 out of 4 car seats are not used correctly.  For a car seat to best protect your child, it...

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