Texas Marriage Education by Johanna Hicks
Jul01

Texas Marriage Education by Johanna Hicks

Happy Independence Day – God Bless America! This time of year is always a meaningful reminder of how our country began, the brave men and women who fought for the freedoms we have, and the basis upon which our country was built.  The Lord has blessed  our country in so many ways, even when we have turned our backs on Him.  My prayer is that our country will be healed and our hearts will be changed.  Enjoy spending your time with...

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Fresh Produce & Farmers’ Markets – a Great Partnership!
Jun17

Fresh Produce & Farmers’ Markets – a Great Partnership!

Oh, the joy of perusing brightly colored fruits and vegetables at a Farmers’ Market!  These goodies are loaded with minerals, vitamins, and fiber.  The Sunrise market in downtown Sulphur Springs each Saturday is the perfect place to find tasty and colorful foods.  However, there are some safe handling tips  to assure that you protect yourself and your family from food poisoning.  It is important to be consistent in practicing safe...

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2015 Dairy Foods Contest – Get Ready!
Jun15
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Hopkins County 4-H’ers Host Virginia 4-H Families
Jun12

Hopkins County 4-H’ers Host Virginia 4-H Families

Just in time for the 2015 Dairy Festival, 4-H families will be visiting Hopkins County. Twenty-eight youth from Smyth County, Virginia will spend four nights in host homes and enjoy many of the sites, smells, and sounds of Hopkins County! Our visitor will be taking part in Festival activities and even have a trip to AT&T Stadium planned. Be sure to extend a proper Texas Welcome if you happen to meet of our esteemed visitors....

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2015 Dairy Foods Contest – Get Ready!
Jun10
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Last Call for 2015 Dairy Recipe Contest!
Jun09

Last Call for 2015 Dairy Recipe Contest!

Procrastinators beware!  The deadline for submitting the written entry for the 2015 Hopkins County Dairy Festival Recipe contest is Monday, June 15, no later than 5:00 p.m.  It is so simple – just give us your name, contact information, age group, and category, along with a copy of your recipe.  Then, on Saturday, June 20, bring the prepared dish to the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office between 1:00 and 1:30 p.m.  Judging will...

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Summer, 2015  Diabetes Series
Jun08
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Hopkins County Dairy Festival Recipe Contest
Jun08
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2015 Hopkins County  TOMATO FESTIVAL!
Jun08
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Virginia 4-H Group to Visit Hopkins County
Jun02

Virginia 4-H Group to Visit Hopkins County

Virginia 4-H Group to Visit Hopkins County Those of you who keep up with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Hopkins County know that we offer abundant opportunities including, camps, workshops, educational programs, field trips, exhibits, and the list goes on and on.  Perhaps one of the most exciting opportunities pertains to our 4-H families.  I’m talking about 4-H Exchange trips! During the past three summers, Hopkins...

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