“Updated” Shrek Wrap Up
Nov18

“Updated” Shrek Wrap Up

With Shrek the Musical completing its’ three-day run Monday night in the Civic Center Auditorium, Sulphur Springs High School Theatre Arts Director Lesha Woodard is evaluating the experience. She says the students did a great job and the crowds were good. There were some technical difficulties and Ms. Woodard isn’t sure the play made any money. Up next, Ms. Woodard says her advanced class will be putting on a Christmas play with...

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“Updated” United Way Exceeds Goal
Nov18

“Updated” United Way Exceeds Goal

The Hopkins County United Way far exceeded their campaign goal of $160,000 at a seventh report meeting Tuesday morning. Funds added in Tuesday amounted to over $30,100 to bring the grand total to $184,303.42. Drive Chair Chris Voorheese said that’s 15.5% over the goal. Last year’s drive ended with $196,000. Voorheese has scheduled one final report meeting for next Tuesday in order for workers to collect the remaining packets that are...

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At The Corral Gate by Enola Gay
Nov18
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Herd Bull Selection
Nov18

Herd Bull Selection

Recently, I got a producer request for assistance selecting a bull for his herd. He sent me the breeder’s EPD’s related to the bulls they had for sale. After studying the values, I asked the rancher the first basic question during bull selection: What characteristics are you trying to change in your herd? After a short conversation, I determined his needs and was in a better situation to offer sound advice. During our conversation, he...

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Traveling with Children for the Holidays? Remember to Use Car Seats Properly
Nov18

Traveling with Children for the Holidays? Remember to Use Car Seats Properly

With Thanksgiving and Christmas soon approaching, families will be traveling by car and airplane to visit with friends and relatives.  This is a good time to stop and think about having your child in the proper car seat before you begin to plan your trip.  Although parents always want to protect their children, studies show that nationally, 3 out of 4 car seats are not used correctly.  For a car seat to best protect your child, it...

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Christmas Lights Contest Sponsored by the Downtown Business Alliance
Nov18

Christmas Lights Contest Sponsored by the Downtown Business Alliance

The Sulphur Springs Downtown Business Alliance is having a Christmas Lights Contest for city residents who live along the route of the Lions’ Club Lighted Christmas Parade on Connally, Church and Houston streets. Judging will take place the night of the parade on Friday, December 5. Prize money will include $500 for first place, $200 for second place and $100 for third place. Winners will be announced on December...

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Meal A Day Menu November 24th  –  November 28th
Nov17

Meal A Day Menu November 24th – November 28th

Monday Chicken Breast on Rice Normandy Vegetables Beets Roll Tuesday Chili Cheese Dogs Frito Chips Pickle Spear Wednesday Turkey and Dressing Sweet Potatoes Green Beans Cranberry Sauce Roll Thursday CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAYS Friday CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAYS Karon Weatherman Program and Marketing Director Senior Citizen’s Center 150 Martin Luther King Blvd Sulphur Springs, Texas 75482 (903)...

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Northeast Texas Children’s Museum Annual Brunch with Santa
Nov17

Northeast Texas Children’s Museum Annual Brunch with Santa

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be making an early stop at the Northeast Texas Children’s Museum for the annual Brunch with Santa. This year’s event will be on Saturday, December 6 from 9:30 to 11:30. The Commerce Kiwanis will provide a pancake breakfast. Returning for the 2014 Brunch will be the cupcake Christmas train and balloon entertainment. Santa will be surprised to see new additions to the Children’s Museum. The newly painted...

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“Christmas Joys” Program to be Repeated on December 3rd, 2014
Nov17

“Christmas Joys” Program to be Repeated on December 3rd, 2014

Many individuals missed the “Christmas Joys” program held on November 10, or were on the waiting list and were not able to get in. So, I am offering a condensed version of the program on Wednesday, November 10, 1:30 p.m. at the Extension Office. Attendees will receive the full booklet, along with a goody bag, refreshments, and a chance to win a door prize. The demonstrations will be “Everything Old is New Again”.  Seating is limited...

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Divorce Care in the Holiday Season
Nov17

Divorce Care in the Holiday Season

DivorceCare Surviving the Holidays: Wednesday, November 19 at 6:30pm In past years, the Christmas holiday season may have been a time of great anticipation and excitement … but this year, the prospect of facing the holidays without your mate may cause anxiety and dread.  You are not alone. Here you can connect with support, encouragement and advice to survive the holidays. Discover practical, stress-reducing ideas that will help...

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