Fall Festival Covers Most of October
Sep29

Fall Festival Covers Most of October

Fall Festival has moved and it’s spread out all over the month of October. There’s a Battle of the Bands on October 11. The Golf Tournament is on October 13. The Parade, with the Bill Bradford family as Parade Marshals, is October 18. The Carnival gets underway October 22. October 24-25 will feature numerous activities with a tie-in with the Stew Contest on Saturday. Sunday, October 26 will feature the first-ever Tejano...

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Passionately Pink For The Cure

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“Updated” 10th Annual John Chester Dutch Oven Cook off
Sep26

“Updated” 10th Annual John Chester Dutch Oven Cook off

The 10th annual John Chester Dutch Oven Cookoff will be taking place during Indian Summer Days at Heritage Park on Saturday, October 4. Rick Wilson with the Hopkins County Historical Society says all it takes to enter is $25 plus your name, address, phone number and e-mail address. Wilson says he’ll even accept entries the day of the cookoff. First, second and third place prizes will be awarded for meats, vegetables, bread and...

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Mary Bonham, Rhonda Young and Kristin Potts Received Special Thank You
Sep26

Mary Bonham, Rhonda Young and Kristin Potts Received Special Thank You

Lights of Life and Gala campaign chairs for last year, Mary Bonham, Rhonda Young and Kristin Potts received special thank you gifts at First United Methodist Church Thursday night. They received a memory book of photos from their year of leadership. They were also given a Swarovski crystal gala tree pin. Campaign chairs have received memory books since...

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Photo Walk in Sulphur Springs
Sep25
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United Way CEO Luncheon
Sep25

United Way CEO Luncheon

The Hopkins County United Way celebrated last year’s successful campaign during a CEO Luncheon Wednesday at The Lodge. The campaign raised $195,000, some $40,000 over the goal. The top fifteen donor businesses were recognized. Included was Flowserve. Campaign Chair Chris Voorheese called the Flowserve contribution perhaps the largest in Hopkins County United Way history. This year’s goal is $160,000....

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Worldwide Photo Walk October 11, 2014 in Sulphur Springs
Sep25

Worldwide Photo Walk October 11, 2014 in Sulphur Springs

The Sulphur Springs World Wide Photo Walk will take place on October 11 from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. in the downtown area. The event will start and end at new City Hall and will include a tour. It’s a free event and participants are asked to bring anything that can take pictures. Local entries will be judged with prizes for winners. Winners also qualify for World Wide competition with even more prizes....

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First Half Marathon Draws Hundreds Of Runners
Sep23

First Half Marathon Draws Hundreds Of Runners

Some 200 runners competed in the first ever half marathon in Sulphur Springs Saturday.  It benefited Lights of Life.  Overall male winner was Shiloh Childress who had the fastest time of 1-hour 35-minutes.  Overall female winner was Brandi Caddell with a time of 1-hour 52 minutes.  Master Male winner was Bies Van Besien.  Master female winner was Kristi Beech.  Winner of the Partner Relay was Katrisha Milligan and partner and the Team...

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Cypress Baptist Association Meets Next Week in Sulphur Springs

The Cypress Baptist Association will be having its’ annual session all next week culminating with a big barbeque contest among churches next Saturday. All activities are at the Cypress Center at 901 Como in Sulphur Springs. There will be a musical presentation Monday night at 7:30 p.m. Various church departments will have meetings throughout the week. State President S.C. Nash of Dallas will speak Thursday morning....

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It’s a Reunion At The Quilt Show
Sep19

It’s a Reunion At The Quilt Show

It’s a small world. Cathy Mitchell was admiring quilts at the Lone Star Heritage Quilt Guild Show Friday when she saw one that had the name of her small Kansas hometown on it and the names of people she knew. Ms. Mitchell found Jane Dillon, also from Satanta, Kansas, who had put the family quilt on display. The women went to school together from first grade to their sophomore year but hadn’t seen each other since. Both have now moved...

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