SS Public Library Beautified by Bright Star Gardeners
Apr25

SS Public Library Beautified by Bright Star Gardeners

Bright Star Garden Club members recently gave a “beauty lift” to the appearance of the Sulphur Springs Public Library.  Club members and volunteers added shrubs, annual blooming plants and landscape rock to seven beds along the walkways leading to the front entrance. Donations of metal edging, soil, fertilizer and plants were made by Lowe’s,  Fix n Feed, Atwoods and Pioneer Memorials. Hands-on help came from Project...

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Choral Society Presents The Bright Lights of Broadway, May 7-8
Apr15

Choral Society Presents The Bright Lights of Broadway, May 7-8

 Carol Allen, Minzie Chase, Peg Simmons and Ken Hanushek invite everyone to a night of great music, food and fun with the N E Texas Choral Society singers.   Share...

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“Bright Lights of Broadway” Spring Concert
Apr05

“Bright Lights of Broadway” Spring Concert

Carol Allen, Director of the Northeast Texas Choral Society has announced the 2016 Spring Concert dates and venue. “The Bright Lights of Broadway” will be staged in two performances at The Roc of First Baptist Church during the Mother’s Day weekend. Performances will be Saturday May 7 at 7pm and Sunday May 8 at 3pm. Seating will be at round tables with desserts and beverages. Seating will be limited so plan to buy...

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UPRA Spring Rodeo Planned by H C Rodeo Association
Mar31

UPRA Spring Rodeo Planned by H C Rodeo Association

The Hopkins County Rodeo Association will put on the 2016 UPRA Spring Rodeo on Friday April 22 and Saturday  April 23 at 7:30 pm in the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center arena. Besides true rodeo events, many fun and exciting “community” events are open for the public to enter, including Mutton Bustin’ for youth,  Chuck Wagon races, Steer Scrambles for adults and Calf Scrambles for kids. A Boot Scramble for...

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Local Author Showcase in San Antonio!
Mar30

Local Author Showcase in San Antonio!

Sharon Feldt, a writer of children’s books, will be one of four authors showcased at the Writer’s League of Texas’ booth during the San Antonio Public Library Book Festival on April 2, 2016. Sharon is excited to meet the other authors and present her books for greater public exposure. “The Scary Hair of Sarah O’Shea” is Feldt’s most recent publication. It is the debut of nine-year-old...

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Author Gene Shelton’s “Houston Madam”
Mar25

Author Gene Shelton’s “Houston Madam”

Sulphur Springs author Gene Shelton has announced the publication of his 27th book, a novel titled “Houston Madam”, the fictionalized biography of Pamelia Mann, one of the most colorful characters in Texas history. Gene has been a writer of western fiction and is retired after 35 years as newspaper journalist, having worked in Sulphur Springs and other Texas cities.  He was Friday’s guest on KSST’s Morning Show...

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Onstage at Main Street Theatre!
Mar09

Onstage at Main Street Theatre!

Veteran director David Woody and his cast will stage eight performances of Tennessee Williams’ “The Glass Menagerie” at Main Street Theater March 10-20, 2016.  Leah Connor plays the role of Amanda Wingfield  who lives in the family home with her two adult children, Tom Wingfield (Ken Schroeder) and Laura Wingfield (Aldin Green). Denver Dodson plays Jim, Laura’s  gentleman caller. Tom also narrates the play, and...

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25th Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards Ceremony
Jan20

25th Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards Ceremony

DSC00199 DonJ-01 DSC00129 DSC00134 DSC00140 DSC00200 On Monday, January 18, 2016, 7 pm, The East Caney Missionary Baptist Church and Hopkins County African American Leadership Conference presented the 25th Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards Ceremony. The keynote speaker was The Honorable Judge Morris Overstreet, former judge, Texas Criminal Appellate Court. Dr. Dan Jones, President/CEO of Texas A&M-Commerce once...

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SSHS Carolers Spread Christmas Cheer over Weekend
Dec08

SSHS Carolers Spread Christmas Cheer over Weekend

The past weekend saw a unique surprise for people who attended Christmas events with families at the Celebration Plaza and Heritage Park. Four Sulphur Springs High School choir members were chosen to be carolers for December 3-5. The city of Sulphur Springs had contacted SSHS  about having student carolers as opposed to people hired in the past. Costumes were rented for the students involved. The students chosen were Sarah Bennett for...

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“The Miracle Worker”; Shows Start Friday
Sep15

“The Miracle Worker”; Shows Start Friday

Penelope Deterding (Helen Keller) and Aldyn Green (Anne Sullivan) front the group of cast members promoting the play ‘The Miracle Worker”. The Tony Award-winning play runs Sept. 17-27 at Main Street Theatre, downtown Sulphur Springs. Admission for each of the eight performances is $10 per person. Purchase tickets online at Main Street Theatre or reserve seats at 903-885-0107 and pay with cash at the door.   Other cast...

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