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Summer 42 Tournament at the Senior Citizens Center Winners!
Aug24

Summer 42 Tournament at the Senior Citizens Center Winners!

Saturday, August 25th was the date of the Summer 42 Tournament at the Senior Citizens Center. 28 teams battled it out for 1st – 4th place. The Senior Center has three 42 Tournaments a year. The next Tournament will be the “Earl W. Martin 42 Tournament” during the Hopkins County Fall Festival. The Tournament will be held on Saturday, October 24th at 1:00 PM at the Senior Center. Share...

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Friday Night Movie!
Aug24

Friday Night Movie!

This weeks Friday Night Movie is ‘The Boxtrolls’! This movie is about Eggs, an orphan, lives with the Boxtrolls, which is a community of quirky, mischievous creatures who inhabit a cavern beneath the city of Cheesebridge. When villainous Archibald Snatcher hatches a plan to get rid of the pretty harmless beings, Eggs decides to go above ground, where he meets and befriends feisty Winnifred. Together, Eggs and Winnifred...

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Enrollment for 4-H is Now Underway – by Johanna Hicks
Aug22

Enrollment for 4-H is Now Underway – by Johanna Hicks

Enrollment for 4-H is Now Underway Each August, a massive campaign for 4-H enrollment takes place across the country.  The 4-H year goes from September 1st to August 31, and we welcome all youth!  Current members must re-enroll each to keep membership status, and new members are encouraged to join.  It’s really quite simple, but there are a few things to keep in mind. There are currently 5 clubs in Hopkins County: Dike (meets in the...

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Tira News By Jan Vaughn
Aug21

Tira News By Jan Vaughn

Tira News By Jan Vaughn Dorreice (Horn) Shuptrine, of Plano, shared that they enjoyed a visit from the Vaughns – J.C., Jake, and John – from Cooper, on Saturday, after the hunting show in Ft. Worth. They had some good laughs and shared fried apricot pies. The North Hopkins Alumni officers are working on plans for the annual school homecoming. The group voted last year to change the date from the first Saturday in November...

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NETCS plans A Celtic Christmas!
Aug21

NETCS plans A Celtic Christmas!

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without music from the Northeast Texas Choral Society! Director Carol Allen and board member Kacey Batterton have announced that this year’s holiday concert will be themed “A Celtic Christmas”. It will be staged in the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church in Sulphur Springs on the weekend of December 12 and 13. There will be a total of three concerts; at 7pm on Saturday...

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NETBIO’s First Cattleman’s Classic and Ribeye Roundup!
Aug21

NETBIO’s First Cattleman’s Classic and Ribeye Roundup!

NETBIO CEO Dwight Bell and Dr. Mario Villarino, Secretary/Treasurer, discuss the October 16/17 Beef event in Sulphur Springs. In addition to education seminars at the Civic Center on Friday October 16, the committee has planned a steak cook-off and dinner with concert that evening on Celebration Plaza. Entertainment will be Hopkins County’s own Johnny Lee and the Urban Cowboy Band. An added feature will be a 5K “Run for...

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Driver Needed for Meal-A-Day
Aug21

Driver Needed for Meal-A-Day

Meal-A-Day is short one driver for Tuesday mornings.  This will require about 1 hour of your time, from about 10:00 – 11:00. No CDL required. Karon Weatherman heads up the local organization. Meal-a-Day feeds 140 to 180 people depending on the day and menu. The vacant route will take approximately 1 hr to complete. Drivers will receive free lunch, and manifold blessings.Karon Weatherman is the Program and Marketing Director at...

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“Dan the Man” Adds Another Family Business In Downtown Sulphur Springs!
Aug20

“Dan the Man” Adds Another Family Business In Downtown Sulphur Springs!

Local businessman Dan “the Man” Hamiter loves to make old things look like new. That’s one reason he’s undertaking restoration projects in downtown areas of Sulphur Springs. His current Antique and Flea Market location is open in the restored location at 800 Jefferson Street. Also situated along the historic “Bankhead Highway” is a two story building at 123 Jefferson Street which Dan plans to make a...

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Senior Citizens Center Calendar September 2015
Aug20
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Chamber Connection – August 20, 2015  by Meredith Caddell
Aug20

Chamber Connection – August 20, 2015 by Meredith Caddell

Chamber Connection  August 20, 2015  by Meredith Caddell   We finally had a cooler day…our first indicator that Stew Fest is right around the corner!!! The 46th Annual World Champion Hopkins County Stew Contest is coming soon…October 24th!  All stew packets will be sent out Monday, so be checking the mail!!!   Sulphur Springs Boys Baseball Association Fall Ball Registration through August 22nd Fall Baseball Registration for...

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