Agrilife: Family & Consumer Science Professionals Impact Young Lives
Sep23

Agrilife: Family & Consumer Science Professionals Impact Young Lives

What Does it Take? Eighth graders all across the country are being encouraged to think about a study track to enter when they begin high school.  That is always a difficult decision, because may adults are still trying to decide what they want to do! My Family & Consumer Sciences colleagues and I are firm believers that our careers are making a difference in the lives of others.  We are professionals whose work assists...

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United Way Campaign Launches!
Sep23

United Way Campaign Launches!

The Hopkins County United Way drive is now underway! Campaign Chair Brandon Williams reports that the campaign is traditionally held during the month of October, however, following the kickoff meeting on September 21, some of the volunteers have already begun contacting businesses and individuals who are ready to give! This year’s goal is $165,000 which will be dispersed among 17 organizations which have been chosen as this...

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Tradin’ Post, Tuesday, September 23rd, 2016:
Sep23

Tradin’ Post, Tuesday, September 23rd, 2016:

It’s Pecan Season!: This party will crack and shell pecans OR has pecans for sale.  Call 903-243-5486   Share...

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Second Annual NETBIO Ribeye Roundup October 7
Sep22

Second Annual NETBIO Ribeye Roundup October 7

    Since NETBIO (Northeast Texas Beef Improvement Organization) and the Texas Agri-life Extension Service began assisting independent cow/calf producers in promoting the beef industry, the concept has grown beyond the borders of the state.  Today, beef producers and agribusiness representatives work together through pre-conditioning and marketing to optimize their product to beef buyers. A celebration of this success is...

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Tradin’ Post, Tuesday, September 22nd, 2016:
Sep22

Tradin’ Post, Tuesday, September 22nd, 2016:

For Sale: Furniture and work-out equipment. 903-919-2668 Ask for Richard    Share...

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Terrific Tuesday Fundraiser
Sep22

Terrific Tuesday Fundraiser

It’s the season for Terrific Tuesdays funding! The local program provides a day of respite care for persons over age 50 with forms of memory loss. Terrific Tuesdays is held each Tuesday from 9am til 2pm at First United Methodist Church, downtown Sulphur Springs. Annually, cost to operate the program runs about $10,000. The fundraising drive is in progress through October 6 with a series of mini-walks held at area nursing home...

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At the Corral Gate September 22, 2016
Sep22
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Terrific Tuesdays Raffle Items
Sep21

Terrific Tuesdays Raffle Items

We have 4 Baskets and a Rag Doll named “Rose” who is a Yellow Rose of Texas to be Raffled off to raise money for Terrific Tuesdays during the “A Walk To Remember” fund raiser. The Lucky Ticket Winners will be announced at the BIG Walk on Thursday, October 6th at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs. The 5 Winners will have their choice of Raffle Items. Tickets are $ 1.00 each or 6 for $...

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Fall Decorating Contest For Sulphur Springs Businesses and Residents
Sep21

Fall Decorating Contest For Sulphur Springs Businesses and Residents

Sulphur Springs Downtown Business Alliance is sponsoring a fall decorating contest for all businesses and residents within the Sulphur Springs city limits. You may enter by contacting Linda Galligher at 903-439-6713, Joy Wilson at 903-885-9966, or Billie Ruth Standbridge at 903-439-0862. The deadline to enter is October 3, 2016. Judging will begin at 1 p.m. on Friday, October 14th. A first and second place winner will be chosen for...

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Lake Country Classics Car Club Makes An Appearance Downtown
Sep20

Lake Country Classics Car Club Makes An Appearance Downtown

Lake Country Car Club from Quitman, Texas made a stop in downtown Sulphur Springs Tuesday afternoon. The car club formerly held the largest car show in East Texas with 319 registrants in 2015. Several classics appeared on Gilmer Street while the club chatted with local car enthusiasts and made for a spontaneous, classic hometown event. If you missed the Lake County Classics, their next event is scheduled for September 29th, 2016 in...

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