Updated: Christmas in the Park This Saturday and Dec. 5th
Nov28

Updated: Christmas in the Park This Saturday and Dec. 5th

The Hopkins County Historical Society promises to take you back to a simpler time for a few hours during Christmas in the Park. The first Christmas event comes up on Saturday from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. in Heritage Park at 416 North Jackson. It’s also planned for Friday, December 5. There will be lights everywhere, carolers, musicians, a live nativity scene, a Christmas tree, Santa Claus, historic buildings to visit and lots to eat...

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Sharon Feldt, an East Texas Author, Has Self-Published a Children’s Book Called The Stable
Nov25

Sharon Feldt, an East Texas Author, Has Self-Published a Children’s Book Called The Stable

East Texas author Sharon Feldt has written her first children’s book entitled “The Stable”. It tells the story of the Nativity Scene from the point of view of the animals. Each animal has its’ own personality. Book signings are planned at the First United Methodist Church parlor on Thursday, December 4 from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. and on Saturday, December 20 at Play Matters Toy Store in VF Outlet Mall....

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United Way 100% Club for 11/18/14
Nov24

United Way 100% Club for 11/18/14

100 % Club for November 18, 2014; companies meeting or exceeding the posted goal Cross Country Communication ReMax Advanced Edward Jones, Chris Voorheese Parmer Truck and Trailer Hammond Mobile Homes Century 21 First Group Home Spring Suites Redneck Trailer Supplies Furr’s Financial Solutions Fieldhouse Century 21 Hometown

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“Updated” Symphony Auction the Most Successful in Years
Nov22

“Updated” Symphony Auction the Most Successful in Years

The 2014 Sulphur Springs Symphony League’s Radio and TV Auction Saturday on KSST and Channel 18 was the most successful in years. An estimated total of $14,170 was raised. The funds are used by the Symphony League to help defray costs of the annual Independence Concert on the Square, a spring children’s concert and for an appearance by an opera company at Sulphur Springs Middle School. Thank You Everyone

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Circle E Stagecoach Restored to Original Condition
Nov21

Circle E Stagecoach Restored to Original Condition

The Circle E Western Store has restored a fully functioning stagecoach from the Butterfield Stage Lines. It was prominently displayed on the square along side representatives of Circle E. “A stagecoach gives people the opportunity to see how much more convenient travel is today than it used to be,” store manager Andy Herndon said. “People used to have to get up on that stagecoach in Decatur, Texas and travel to Fort...

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Annual Officer Election for the Hopkins County Genealogical Society
Nov21

Annual Officer Election for the Hopkins County Genealogical Society

Some 80 to 100 people turned out Thursday evening for the annual officer election for the Hopkins County Genealogical Society. Perhaps bubbling underneath is an issue of whether or not the Genealogical Society should accept a city proposal to move from their property located in the renovated 200 block of Main Street into the meeting room at the Sulphur Springs Public Library. Two society members spoke out against the move some months...

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Crossroads Music to Host Kirby Brown By Cindy Roller
Nov20

Crossroads Music to Host Kirby Brown By Cindy Roller

The Crossroads Music Company has been busy this season lining up concerts for the adoring fans. They have hosted renowned artists like Slaid Cleaves, the Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Bluegrass Band, Rhett Butler, Kate Hearne and Emily Elbert, just to name a few. Most recently gracing the stage were Hearne and Elbert with their sweet sounds. “I was very impressed by both girls. They have taken their songwriting to the next level. I see good...

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Author and Coach John Pearce
Nov20

Author and Coach John Pearce

John Pearce, a 1965 graduate of Sulphur Springs High School, who wrote a book on the early history of Wildcats football, recently published a book called, “Ever Remember”, based on a diary written by his grandmother, Alma Caldwell. She was 16 at the time she wrote about Sulphur Springs’ life from June 1913 to June 1914. Along with school activities, the diary discussed her budding romance with Emmett Thornton, whom she later married....

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Ms Mary’s Down-Home Cookin’
Nov20

Ms Mary’s Down-Home Cookin’

Mary Bonham of Sulphur Springs, Texas has written a cookbook named “Ms Mary’s Down-Home Cookin'”. This cookbook contains recipes from Ms Bonham herself, her daughter, her mother and her siblings. According to the author’s forward, Ms Bonham wrote her cookbook after numerous requests from friends and family wishing acquire her recipes. “Friends and family began to always ask me for recipes,” Ms...

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