Scenes From Memorial Day Ceremony on Celebration Plaza
May30

Scenes From Memorial Day Ceremony on Celebration Plaza

Skies were cloudy but didn’t deter the crowd of participants at the May 30 “Honor Our Veterans” Memorial Day observance in downtown Sulphur Springs. Mrs. Darlene Stanford, Executive Director of Kindred Hospice in Greenville was the organizer. She has a soft place in her heart for Veterans, especially the elderly who served during their lifetime. Mrs. Stanford arranged for a brief but moving commemoration of the...

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Plans Underway for Cattleman’s Classic Ribeye Roundup!
May26

Plans Underway for Cattleman’s Classic Ribeye Roundup!

Texans, mark your calendar for Friday October 7, 2016 for the NetBio Cattleman’s Classic 2nd annual “Ribeye Roundup” on Celebration Plaza in Sulphur Springs. The Entertainment Committee is finalizing plans for a Country and Western Swing concert as part of the outdoor event. Local talent Matt Dunn and Sarah Hobbs will play through the dinner hour, and Jake Hooker and the Outsiders will take the stage at 8 pm with...

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Dairy Festival Queen and Contestants
May25

Dairy Festival Queen and Contestants

The Dairy Festival season will soon be upon Hopkins County once again. Contestants for the Dairy Festival Pageant have been announced, 8 soon-to-be senior girls from Sulphur Springs High School. The reigning Dairy Festival Queen is Ms. Sidney Elaine Dietze. Sidney Dietze is the daughter of Jason and Jill Dietze and the sister of Peyton and Jason Luke Dietze. Sidney loves to sing, play sports, participate in theater, and work with...

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Mark Sustaire Family 2016 Dairy Festival Parade Marshalls
May25

Mark Sustaire Family 2016 Dairy Festival Parade Marshalls

DAIRYMAN MARK SUSTAIRE, DAIRY FESTIVAL PARADE MARSHALL FOR 2016 When the Hopkins County Dairy Festival Parade rolls by on Saturday June 11, watch for Mark and Amy Sustaire and their family waving to the crowds along the parade route. The long-time dairy family has been selected as Parade Marshalls for the 2016 event. During a KSST Morning Show interview, Mark said that his Sustaire ancestors arrived in the southeastern part of Hopkins...

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Memorial Day Event May 30 on Celebration Plaza
May24

Memorial Day Event May 30 on Celebration Plaza

Darlene Stanford of Hunt County has a heart for Veterans. She has organized a solemn event to observe the true meaning of Memorial Day, to be held Monday May 30 at 11am on Celebration Plaza. The public is invited to the free event which will include Pledge of Allegiance, patriotic music and readings, lowering and raising of the American flag, recognition of branches of military, and a three-volley salute. At 12 noon, a hamburger and...

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Ms. Hopkins County Sr. Classic Pageant is June 4
May23

Ms. Hopkins County Sr. Classic Pageant is June 4

Nine ladies from the Hopkins County area who are 60-Plus have entered competition for the Ms. Hopkins County Senior Classic 2016 title. They will be judged on their interview with Judges, their Philosophy of Life and in talent and evening gown presentations. Former and current title holders will be there to provide entertainment, wit and wisdom. Mistress of Ceremonies will be Enola Gay Mathews. 2016 contestants are:  Nancy Bolton,...

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Picking up Steam for Ice cream!
May23

Picking up Steam for Ice cream!

Do you make delicious homemade ice cream? Has anyone told you that it’s the best? Then, now is the time to enter your best in the 15th annual Texas State Champion Homemade Ice Cream Freeze-off! It’s free to enter…just turn in your entry form to the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce, then take your ice cream to the Civic Center grounds on June 11 at 4pm, right after the Dairy festival Milking Contest. There are...

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Veteran Rides for Recognition..S.S. To D.C.
May23

Veteran Rides for Recognition..S.S. To D.C.

In his 74th year of life, Sulphur Springs resident and military veteran Dell Francis plans to ride his bicycle to Washington, D.C. to draw awareness to his 74 shipmates who were lost during the Viet Nam conflict. His desire is that their names be added to the Viet Nam Veteran’s Wall where he believes they belong. You can lend support by attending a send-off on Celebration Plaza at 12:30 noon on Friday June 3, 2016. Dell will...

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“Movie Night on the Square” Returning to Celebration Plaza
May16

“Movie Night on the Square” Returning to Celebration Plaza

The Sulphur Springs Community Development Center will be hosting “Movie Night on the Square” for the third year in a row every Friday night starting June 3, 2016. This weekly event will feature family and teen friendly movies with free admissions. “The idea was to have an activity on Friday night, because there’s stuff going on downtown, but not a lot,” Community Development Director Shane Shepard said....

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9-1-1 “The Connection” Saturday May 21
May16

9-1-1 “The Connection” Saturday May 21

Emergency Medical Services and the Sulphur Springs Police Department are joining forces to Celebrate EMS and Law Enforcement Weeks with 9-1-1 “The Connection” Saturday, May 21st, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Celebration Plaza. The event features activities for the entire family. Share...

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