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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“Last Night Tonight”  Sulphur Springs High School is Presenting Shrek The Musical
Nov17

“Last Night Tonight” Sulphur Springs High School is Presenting Shrek The Musical

Sulphur Springs High School is presenting Shrek The Musical in the Civic Center Auditorium Saturday at 7 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. and Monday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10. The play is directed by new drama teacher Lesha Woodard. Ms. Woodard says the play is an anti-fairy tale. Shrek is an ogre. She says it shows that sometimes different things can still be great. Choir Teacher Beth Crutcher has helped the cast with singing. Josh Thompson...

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UPRA Cinch Rodeo Nov. 21st, 22nd and 23rd
Nov16
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Photo Walk Winners Announced
Nov06

Photo Walk Winners Announced

Sulphur Springs Worldwide Photo Walk fifth year winners were (front) First Place Malorie Padron receiving a $50 gift certificate to Texas Art & Frame, (right middle) Second Place Mike Watson receiving a monopod donated by The Appliance Hospital owner Perry Altenbaumer (top middle), (left middle) Third Place Andy Pendleton was presented a $25 gift certificate to Muddy Jake’s Sports Grille and Pub by Manager Lonnie Fox (back right)....

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“Updated” History by Foot with John Sellers
Nov05
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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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