Choral Society Director Carol Allen Hoping for Sellout
Oct31

Choral Society Director Carol Allen Hoping for Sellout

Director Carol Allen is hoping for two sellouts of the 1,500-seat Civic Center Auditorium for the society’s holiday show, “Once Upon a Christmas” coming up December 6-7. To help out, Ms. Allen says if a family pays for seats for two adults and a child, all their other children can get in for free. Performances include a Saturday night at 7 p.m. and a Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m....

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Sunday is TeJano Day at the Fall Festival
Oct24

Sunday is TeJano Day at the Fall Festival

Fall Festival will offer its first ever Tejano Day on Sunday from noon until 6 p.m. on the Civic Center grounds around the Coca Cola Sound Stage. Gonzo Marroquin, a Fall Festival Committee Member, says there will be lots of Mexican food vendors and great music from four different DJs. The carnival has also agreed to stay over Sunday to be part of the day. Marroquin says people will be coming from all over to attend....

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Fifth Annual Photo Walk Announces Winners, Cell Phone Entry Takes Top Honors,  By Cindy Roller Editor
Oct24

Fifth Annual Photo Walk Announces Winners, Cell Phone Entry Takes Top Honors, By Cindy Roller Editor

This year’s top photo exemplifies how being a good photographer is not just about having the most expensive equipment, but the eye for the art of photography. It was a difficult decision for the judges but the Sulphur Springs Worldwide Photo Walk is announcing the winners of the fifth annual event sponsored by the Sulphur Springs Downtown Business Alliance. Taking the First Place ribbon was fifth-year participant photographer Malorie...

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Two A&M Commerce Students Explain the Importance of Veteran Accounts
Oct06

Two A&M Commerce Students Explain the Importance of Veteran Accounts

Jackson Daily of Sulphur Springs and Austin Maxy of Como presented a project at the Indian Summer Days and the John Chester Dutch Oven Cook Off at Heritage Park last Saturday. It was known as the East Texas War and Memory Oral Project. “We are here to help publicize our oral project,” they said. “We protect and preserve veteran’s stories and their families’ stories as well. That’s why it’s...

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John Chester Dutch Oven Cookoff is Today
Oct04

John Chester Dutch Oven Cookoff is Today

Rick Wilson with the Hopkins County Historical Society said Friday morning 20 Dutch oven cooks have already signed up for Saturday’s John Chester Dutch Oven Cookoff, a part of Indian Summer Days Saturday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Heritage Park. Admission is $3. Those wanting to sample Dutch oven cooking can do so for $5 a plate. All of the park’s buildings will be open Saturday with most of them featuring demonstrations and...

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month with SAFE-T
Oct02

Domestic Violence Awareness Month with SAFE-T

With October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Shelter Agencies for Families in East Texas, or SAFE-T, is spreading the word of their good work. “Our mission is to create an environment where violence and abuse are not tolerated in the communities we serve,” SAFE-T supervisor Mary Ferguson told Enola Gay Thursday on KSST’S Morning Show. “Abuse diminishes the full expression of life, which is every person’s right. Also, our goal...

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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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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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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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