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Tira News By Jan Vaughn
Sep04

Tira News By Jan Vaughn

Tira News By Jan Vaughn   The Tira City Council Members met at the community center on Tuesday night for their regular quarterly meeting. They discussed routine business and set the date for the community Christmas party. It will be held on Saturday, December 5th. Kevin Michael Rash, grandson of the late Wyman and Maxene Patterson, of Tira, passed away unexpectedly, at the age of 44, on Wednesday, August 26th. His mother, Brenda...

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Miller Grove News by Brandon Darrow
Sep04

Miller Grove News by Brandon Darrow

So far, so good – that’s the word around the school. From all accounts it sounds like the first week of school was a success! One week down, only 175 more school days to go until next summer (ha ha). This week I would like to congratulate Ray and Jacque Sparks and Kevin and Michelle Tipps on finding out that they are each going to have a baby in 2016! County Line Baptist Church is coming along nicely with their new building. The...

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Free Screenings with Dr. Lenington at the Sulphur Springs Senior Center
Sep03
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Chamber Connection September 3, 2015 by Meredith Caddell
Sep03

Chamber Connection September 3, 2015 by Meredith Caddell

Chamber Connection September 3, 2015 by Meredith Caddell   Mark your calendars for the 46th Annual World Champion Hopkins County Stew Contest-Oct. 24th Stew Cooks:  Stew Packets went out this week, so please call us at the Chamber if you did not receive yours.  The deadline to claim last year’s site is September 18th.  All sites will be up for grabs, Monday, September 21st, so make sure to get your forms in ASAP! Sponsors:...

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Time for 4-H Enrollment
Sep01

Time for 4-H Enrollment

Time for 4-H enrollment Today I want to share with you updates related to our Hopkins County 4-H program. Hopkins County 4-H is a youth organization based on Texas A&M AgriLife Extension. I am currently the Hopkins County 4-H coordinator and together with Johanna Hicks and Barbara Sanders, we operate the organizational part of our county program. Hopkins County 4-H is a broad interest youth program with opportunity to promote...

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Lights of Life Thursday September 17 at 6:30pm
Sep01

Lights of Life Thursday September 17 at 6:30pm

Carrie Crowson, owner of Lou Nell’s Fashions, joins Lights of Life co-chairs in bringing a Style Show and Dinner to this year’s fundraising campaign. The fun food and fashion event will be held on Thursday September 17 at 6:30pm at First United Methodist Church fellowship Hall. Tickets are $25, available at Lou Nell’s, 122 Lee St. in Sulphur Springs. Lights of Life events benefit the Hopkins County Healthcare...

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Line Dancing starts back on September 1st
Aug31

Line Dancing starts back on September 1st

Line Dancing starts back on September 1st.   Wanda has moved the class up to 1:00 PM. The Classes will be on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month.   We hope to have a GREAT class.  The class is FREE and is GREAT exercise while having FUN FUN FUN! Wanda won 2015 Ms Hopkins County Sr in June and will be competing this weekend in the 2015 Ms. Texas Senior Classic Pageant. You will be taking Line Dancing Lessons from a Celebrity. Share...

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September 2015 Schedule of Activities at Cooper Lake State Park
Aug31

September 2015 Schedule of Activities at Cooper Lake State Park

Can you believe it? The month of September is at the door!  August has been a busy month here at Cooper Lake State Park in spite of the “dog days of summer”. Surprisingly, the nights over the past few weeks have been just perfect for getting outside and exploring nature. With September comes the Labor Day weekend and the end of summer camping trip. If you haven’t already made your reservations for a campsite it may be too late. The...

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Hopkins County Stew Site Renewal Underway
Aug29

Hopkins County Stew Site Renewal Underway

The Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce has mailed out letters to last year’s record number of stew cooks encouraging them to renew their stew sites for this year’s 46th annual contest on Saturday, October 24.  Some cooks have already turned in their paperwork.  Stew cooks have until September 18 to renew their sites.  Those not renewed in time will be available to anyone on Monday, September 21 at 8 a.m.  More than 150...

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Line Dancing Starts back on Tuesday, September 1st at 1:00
Aug27
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