3rd Annual Coat Giveaway Saturday
Dec09
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Tira News
Dec09

Tira News

by Jan Vaughn Please be in prayer for the family of Joyce Oetting – her husband, Ed Oetting, daughters, Annette Loper and Tina Gardner, from our community, and sons, Michael Wilson, Eric Wilson, and Dean Oetting and their families. Visitation is scheduled from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at the Birthright Baptist Church on Friday, December 9th,  with a memorial service to follow. The Tira City Council meeting was held at the on Tuesday,...

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Health And Wellness In Hopkins County By Johanna Hicks
Dec09

Health And Wellness In Hopkins County By Johanna Hicks

  Health & Wellness in Hopkins County This is the second in a series of summaries for Extension programming in the area of Family & Consumer Sciences.  2016 has brought many challenges, but many rewards  when it comes to the health of our Hopkins County citizens. According to The State of Obesity Better Policies for a Healthier America, released in September, 2016, Texas has the 10th highest adult obesity rate (32.4%) in...

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2016 Hopkins County Water and Energy Conservation By Mario Villarino
Dec09

2016 Hopkins County Water and Energy Conservation By Mario Villarino

2016 Hopkins County Water and Energy Conservation   Developed by Dr. Mario A. Villarino, County Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources Hopkins County, Texas Relevance: Water quality and water quantity has emerged as the predominant issue across the state as indicated through local input, legislative efforts, and numerous other indicators. Agriculture is the largest water user in the state and agriculture is under...

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Community Calendar December 8-12, 2016
Dec07

Community Calendar December 8-12, 2016

ON THE COMMUNITY CALENDAR… THE CLOTHING MINISTRY OF HOUSE OF LOVE CHURCH AT 201 HOUSTON STREET WILL BE OPEN TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS FROM 10 AM TIL 2 PM. A COMMUNITY FREE LUNCH AND FOOD PANTRY WILL BE OPEN AT MLK CHURCH OF CHRIST ON SATURDAY DEC 10 FROM 11 AM TIL 1 PM. VFW POST IN SULPHUR SPRINGS WILL HOST A BURGER COOKOUT IN REMEMBRANCE OF PEARL HARBOR ON SATURDAY DEC 10 FROM NOON TIL 3:30. ALL VETERANS, FIRST RESPONDERS AND LAW...

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At the Corral Gate Thursday December 8, 2016
Dec07
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You’re Invited to County Line Baptist Church Dedication on Dec 11
Dec07

You’re Invited to County Line Baptist Church Dedication on Dec 11

COUNTY  LINE  PASTOR  WAYNE  DARTY  AND  74-YEAR  MEMBER LEWIS WATTS  VISIT  KSST Since 1898, there has been a County Line Baptist Church in the community of the same name, on property located near the Hopkins/Rains County line on Hwy. 275 south of Miller Grove.  There have been at least four different church buildings plus additional buildings that have housed the congregation for the past 108 years. On December 11, 2016, a new...

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Free Lunch December 10th, 2016 at Church of Christ on MLK
Dec06

Free Lunch December 10th, 2016 at Church of Christ on MLK

M.L.K. Church of Christ Community Outreach Lunch and Food Pantry Ministries.  We will be open to the community this Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the church building located at 154 M.L.K. Jr. Drive here in Sulphur Springs, TX. For more information call 903-885-8511 church office. Share...

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SSISD Education Foundation Grants Awarded Tuesday
Dec06

SSISD Education Foundation Grants Awarded Tuesday

Over $20,000 in funded Grants for Great Ideas were distributed Tuesday by the Sulphur Springs ISD Education Foundation. Foundations members Ryan McKenzie, Don Sapaugh, Miki Eddins, John Campbell, and Gena Prickette accompanied by SSISD Human Resource and Communication Director Rusty Hardin and Superintendent Mike Lamb made surprise visits to various campuses in the school district. This is the second year the foundation has presented...

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Local author’s memoir about a life blessed despite disability
Dec06

Local author’s memoir about a life blessed despite disability

Ana L. Cueves lives in Sulphur Springs, Texas and has just self-published her first book, “In the Land I Did Not Choose”. Available on Amazon and on Kindle, the book is a memoir that describes her life’s journey as a person with the disability of blindness. Far from feeling dependent, she feels that her disability has allowed her a measure of success, enabling her to enter a life’s work and to discover a way to...

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