“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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Guys Quilt Too!
Sep19

Guys Quilt Too!

Floyd Moss from Sulphur Springs and Mike Waters of Weatherford, Oklahoma compared notes on quilting at the Lone Star Heritage Quilt Show Friday. Both men are involved in quilting as are their wives. It was the first time Waters had attended the Sulphur Springs’ show. He says he’s been comfortable using a sewing machine all his life. Moss likes to make quilts after he designs them and he says he’s made three so far....

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50th Wedding Anniverary Quilt On Display
Sep19

50th Wedding Anniverary Quilt On Display

Among the impressive quilts on display at the annual Lone Star Heritage Guild Quilt Show is one done by Wilma Moss to celebrate her 50th wedding anniversary with Floyd Moss on July 25 this year. Ms. Moss said it took her three years to finish the quilt working on and off. It features a double wedding ring pattern with a star in the middle. The anniversary date is in one corner with the couple’s initials in another....

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New Hopkins County Youth Choir
Sep18

New Hopkins County Youth Choir

Kevin Woolley, Superintendent at Saltillo schools, loves music and he is forming a youth choir for high school age students from any school in Hopkins County. He will call them Hay-Stack. Woolley hopes to eventually have a choir of 75 to 100. An organizational meeting is planned for Sunday at 4:30 p.m. at the Epicenter at First Presbyterian Church of Sulphur Springs....

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Steel Magnolias Sept. 19th, 20th, 26th and 27th at Reeds Entertainment at 7pm
Sep15

Steel Magnolias Sept. 19th, 20th, 26th and 27th at Reeds Entertainment at 7pm

Dawn Doyle-Jones, recently retired drama teacher at Sulphur Springs High School, returns to the stage directing and acting in Steel Magnolias. It ‘s coming Friday and Saturday, September 19-20 and September 26-27 at 7 p.m. at Reed’s Entertainment. Ms. Doyle-Jones refers to the play as a comedy with melancholy. It was written by Robert Harling, whom Ms. Doyle-Jones says really captures the essence of females. Six women are in the cast:...

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Lone Star Heritage Quilt Show coming up September 19 and 20
Sep11

Lone Star Heritage Quilt Show coming up September 19 and 20

The Lone Star Heritage Quilt Guild’s Fifteenth Annual Quilt Show is coming up this Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at The ROC of First Baptist Church. Over 100 quilts will be on display. There will also be special exhibits and vendors. Theme of the show is “Ties That Bind”. Cost to enter is $5. The local quilt guild has kept their traditional weekend for their show. That keeps the local show from...

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Northeast Texas Children’s Museum Schedules Open House and Ribbon Cutting
Sep06

Northeast Texas Children’s Museum Schedules Open House and Ribbon Cutting

Download (PDF, 184KB) Caption: Shani Finney, Cory Finney, John Weatherford, and Sara Livingston enjoy a time to explore the Duncan...

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