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Hopkins County Stew Site Renewal Underway
Aug29

Hopkins County Stew Site Renewal Underway

The Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce has mailed out letters to last year’s record number of stew cooks encouraging them to renew their stew sites for this year’s 46th annual contest on Saturday, October 24.  Some cooks have already turned in their paperwork.  Stew cooks have until September 18 to renew their sites.  Those not renewed in time will be available to anyone on Monday, September 21 at 8 a.m.  More than 150...

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Tira News by Jan Vaughn
Aug28

Tira News by Jan Vaughn

Tira News by Jan Vaughn   The Tira City Council will meet at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, at the Tira Community Center. The public is always welcome and encouraged to attend. Congratulations are in store for the Tira Volunteer Fire Department! They took first place with their barbecued brisket at the Hot August Night cook-off on August 15th. Yvonne Weir reports that “last weekend was a red letter one.” They got to see...

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After a long wait….  Miller Grove News is Back!
Aug28

After a long wait….  Miller Grove News is Back!

  Miller Grove News by Brandon Darrow Since school has started back this week I believe it is time to fire up the old computer and start writing the Miller Grove news once again. I took a small break from writing the column back in May when things started getting very busy for me. I also knew with school not in session during the summer there wouldn’t be very much information that would be newsworthy. We were blessed with a large...

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Hopkins County Hay Show: Samples taken Starting September 1, 2015
Aug27

Hopkins County Hay Show: Samples taken Starting September 1, 2015

Quality of hay matters: Hopkins County Hay Show Samples taken Starting September 1, 2015   A forage analysis can determine the nutritive value and/or any potential toxicity of forage. With this information you can calculate whether or not you will need supplemental protein, energy or minerals. You must sample the hay correctly to get an accurate analysis, and each lot of hay should be sampled independently. For the purposes of...

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Line Dancing Starts back on Tuesday, September 1st at 1:00
Aug27
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AUGUST RED RIVER FLOAT TRIP –  AUGUST 27, 2015
Aug27

AUGUST RED RIVER FLOAT TRIP – AUGUST 27, 2015

1398 AUGUST RED RIVER FLOAT TRIP AUGUST 27, 2015 Last week I asked for information about Smoky, or Smokey, Road. Why was it given the name? It’s FM 2716 that cuts across from the Country Club Road, 1529, over to Highway 24. Up about Walker and Echols country. Thomas Peters said he thought it was because it used to be a lot of small farms up that road. Lots of little houses beside the road. They all burned firewood and therefore the...

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Animal of the Week: Sweetie the Chihuahua
Aug26

Animal of the Week: Sweetie the Chihuahua

Sweetie, a Chihuahua mix, is between two and three months old. She still has all of her baby teeth. She was surrendered by her previous owners to the Animal Shelter on August 21. Officers of the Shelter believe Sweetie is also mixed with Terrier. She is a very curious and adventurous animal, prone to exploring the Shelter whenever able. “She gets along with pretty much everything,” Animal Shelter Officer Brandi Blanch...

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At the Corral Gate by Enola Gay
Aug26
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Extension Celebrates Family Mealtime by Johanna Hicks
Aug26

Extension Celebrates Family Mealtime by Johanna Hicks

Extension Celebrates Family Mealtime Join us September, 2015, as Texas A&M AgriLife Extension celebrates family mealtime by MAKING IT FUN!  Eating meals together promotes: Quality time for child and adult interaction.  Family dinner provides time to share activities from the day or discuss upcoming events. A food & health connection.  Eating together provides an opportunity to talk about and model good nutrition and health...

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Ty Funderburk Benefit
Aug25
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