Symphony Big Board Items Current Bids – The Bidding is Now Open, Call 903.885.0700 to Place a Bid
Nov22
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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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Hopkins Place Sponsors a Holiday Toy Drive
Nov20

Hopkins Place Sponsors a Holiday Toy Drive

Hopkins Place in Sulphur Springs is partnering with Hospice Plus to collect toys for Blue Santa. A Blue Santa barrel is located at Hopkins Place. The effort began November 1 and will continue until December 9. On the 9th there will be a special toy drop-off event at Hopkins Place. The building will be decorated and there will be carolers, candy canes for children along with hot cocoa and hot cider. Sherry Drummond, Director of...

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“Updated” Shrek Wrap Up
Nov18

“Updated” Shrek Wrap Up

With Shrek the Musical completing its’ three-day run Monday night in the Civic Center Auditorium, Sulphur Springs High School Theatre Arts Director Lesha Woodard is evaluating the experience. She says the students did a great job and the crowds were good. There were some technical difficulties and Ms. Woodard isn’t sure the play made any money. Up next, Ms. Woodard says her advanced class will be putting on a Christmas play with...

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“Updated” United Way Exceeds Goal
Nov18

“Updated” United Way Exceeds Goal

The Hopkins County United Way far exceeded their campaign goal of $160,000 at a seventh report meeting Tuesday morning. Funds added in Tuesday amounted to over $30,100 to bring the grand total to $184,303.42. Drive Chair Chris Voorheese said that’s 15.5% over the goal. Last year’s drive ended with $196,000. Voorheese has scheduled one final report meeting for next Tuesday in order for workers to collect the remaining packets that are...

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Northeast Texas Children’s Museum Annual Brunch with Santa
Nov17

Northeast Texas Children’s Museum Annual Brunch with Santa

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be making an early stop at the Northeast Texas Children’s Museum for the annual Brunch with Santa. This year’s event will be on Saturday, December 6 from 9:30 to 11:30. The Commerce Kiwanis will provide a pancake breakfast. Returning for the 2014 Brunch will be the cupcake Christmas train and balloon entertainment. Santa will be surprised to see new additions to the Children’s Museum. The newly painted...

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