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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Mega Lung…from Dr. Oz Show to The Children’s Museum in Commerce
Aug10

Mega Lung…from Dr. Oz Show to The Children’s Museum in Commerce

Through a “Tobacco Grant” from Hunt Regional Healthcare, “Mega Lung” is now on permanent display at The Northeast Texas Children’s Museum. The 9-ft. tall interactive teaching tool helps children see how the lungs work, the effects of healthy…and unhealthy…lungs, and the impact of lung-related diseases. The only one of it’s kind in the state, the educational walk-through display can also...

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Senior Citizens Prom, “It’s A Grand Affair”
Jul27

Senior Citizens Prom, “It’s A Grand Affair”

The Senior Citizens Prom entitled “It’s A Grand Affair” that was held on Saturday, July 25th at the Church of the Nazarene. 130 Seniors attended the event that had a 1920s theme. Flowers for the Prom Queen were provided by Sulphur Springs Floral Etc. Best Dressed were Billy Wes Daniels and Betty Green.  They each won $ 50.00 Our DJ was Cam Hill from Wolfpen Creek Entertainment. The Menu was Lasagna, Tossed Salad,...

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Gary Don Jones Jr. at Reilly Springs Jamboree Saturday July 18, 2015
Jul16

Gary Don Jones Jr. at Reilly Springs Jamboree Saturday July 18, 2015

Gary Don Jones Jr. will be featured at the Reilly Springs Jamboree on Saturday July 18, 2015 with JW Kinkaid and the Hard Times Band. This is Gary’s first local appearance since his move to Nashville. Concert appearances in the Southeast, songwriting and recording a new CD have been keeping him busy. However, back home in Northeast Texas during a week’s R and R, Gary agreed to appear on the historic Reilly Springs stage...

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Independence Celebration! SS Symphony Orchestra & Fireworks Extravaganza!
Jun24

Independence Celebration! SS Symphony Orchestra & Fireworks Extravaganza!

Saturday June 27th make your way to Celebration Plaza for the Sulphur Springs Independence Day Symphony Orchestra & Fireworks Extravaganza! Concert starts at 8:00 pm and fireworks commence at dark. Make sure to bring your blankets or lawn chairs and make yourself comfortable while downtown. Keep in mind that limited concessions will be available. Bring a bottle of water, and take advantage of this great opportunity to spend time...

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Celebration Preparations Postpone Movie
Jun23

Celebration Preparations Postpone Movie

Sulphur Springs’ annual Independence Day Celebrations on the Square pushed ‘Godzilla’ to next week. The preparations on Celebration Plazas will prevent the weekly screening.  Do not fret…  ‘Godzilla’  will return at his regularly scheduled time on Friday, July 3rd.   Share...

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Juneteenth Emancipation Celebration, Saturday June 20th, Pacific Park
Jun18
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Juneteenth Emancipation Celebration, Saturday June 20th, Pacific Park
Jun15
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