Hopkins County United Way Exceeds Goal Will Distribute the Excess
Jan31

Hopkins County United Way Exceeds Goal Will Distribute the Excess

Wednesday will be a big day for the Hopkins County United Way. Since they went over their $160,000 goal, they will distribute excess allocation checks to 17 organizations they supported last year at the AgriLife Extension Office at 11 a.m.

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Texas State-Fish Art Contest Seeks Entries
Jan28

Texas State-Fish Art Contest Seeks Entries

ATHENS–The Texas State-Fish Art Contest, headquartered at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC), reminds Texas teachers and students that the deadline for entries in the 2015 State-Fish Art Contest is March 31, 2015. The contest is open to any student in public, private or home schools in grades K-12. Students must draw or paint any recognized state fish and write an essay about it. Complete contest details and entry forms can...

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Sulphur Springs Health and Rehab Is Holding a Fundraiser For River Laurence
Jan22

Sulphur Springs Health and Rehab Is Holding a Fundraiser For River Laurence

Sulphur Springs Health and Rehab is having a fundraiser Friday for two and a half year old River Laurence, who has a cancerous tumor in his stomach. The tumor has shrunk some with chemotherapy. The fundraiser, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. will offer beef and chicken stew for $6 a quart. There will also be a bake sale and silent auction as well as t-shirts and yard signs. River’s grandmother is Sherry Thornsberry, Director of Nursing at...

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Divorce Care Starts Feb 1st.
Jan07

Divorce Care Starts Feb 1st.

FUMC is starting up a new session of Divorce Care on Feb. 1.  We will also be pre-registering as of January 11th and January 18th at FUMC.  Do not need to pre-register....

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Relay For Life Kick-Off January 8th
Jan06
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Little Texans Day Care came and sang at the Senior Citizens Center on Friday during the Christmas Party
Dec19

Little Texans Day Care came and sang at the Senior Citizens Center on Friday during the Christmas Party

Little Texans Day Care came and sang at the Senior Citizens Center on Friday during the Christmas Party

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Security on Celebration Plaza
Dec18

Security on Celebration Plaza

In response to the vandalism of the eternal flame and the memorial kiosk, the Sulphur Springs Police Department has made changes to the square’s security and will make other changes in the future. “We have upgraded our patrol more heavily, especially around later hours of the day,” Chief of Police James Sanders said. “We’re trying to keep kids out of there lately especially with the holidays coming up. We...

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Sulphur Springs High School Drama Department is Presenting The Trial of Santa Thursday Evening
Dec17

Sulphur Springs High School Drama Department is Presenting The Trial of Santa Thursday Evening

The Sulphur Springs High School Drama Department is presenting The Trial of Santa Thursday evening at 7 p.m. at the High School Auditorium. You can see the brief play for free. I talked about the play with High School Director of Theatre Arts Lesha Woodard. http://www.ksstradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Trial-of-Santa.mp3  ...

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Bright Star Baseball
Dec12

Bright Star Baseball

With the publication of Mary Bonham’s new cookbook, Down-Home Cookin’, proceeds from the cookbook’s sales will be going toward a non-profit organization known as Bright Star Baseball. Bright Star Baseball is an organization whose goal is to build a special baseball field here in Sulphur Springs for special needs children. “The mission of Bright Star is to provide special needs children the opportunity to play...

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Shanna Martin, a Sulphur Springs native, is the New Executive Director of CANHelp
Dec12

Shanna Martin, a Sulphur Springs native, is the New Executive Director of CANHelp

Shanna Martin, a Sulphur Springs native, has been the Executive Director of CANHelp since mid-September. It’s her first experience with a non-profit agency after fourteen to fifteen years in banking and finance. CANHelp’s Outreach Director Isabella Martinez has also just been with CANHelp a few months. CANHelp just finished qualifying families for toy donations from Blue Santa and Empty Stocking and for clothes and toys for Salvation...

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