Fall Tree and Shrub Planting
Oct22

Fall Tree and Shrub Planting

It has been five years since we moved to Sulphur Springs and I started helping our community as a County Agent for Hopkins County.    It has been an exciting time and every day is an adventure on itself. I remember my supervisor talking to me about activities for the days when the office gets slow but until today, I have not seen any of those days yet. With our fall festival celebrations almost over, I wanted to share information...

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Miller Grove News by Brandon Young 10/21/14
Oct22

Miller Grove News by Brandon Young 10/21/14

The biggest news in the community this week is the school’s annual Fall Carnival. Please make plans to attend this Friday night. There will be stew and chili served as the evening meal, games and booths in the old gym, and later BINGO for all ages. As always, this is a great fundraiser for the school. Each individual class and the PTO benefits greatly from the Fall Carnival. The money made at this fundraiser helps the students and PTO...

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Brashear News by Debbie Young 10/21/14
Oct22

Brashear News by Debbie Young 10/21/14

This is such a great place to live. East Texas in the fall, a true fall that is, is beautiful. The cooler mornings are great. I would love that it will not hit 90 again until next May or June. Praying for that to happen. Busy times are upon us here in Hopkins County with the 45th Annual Stew Fest. The Fall Festival is back on the same date as the Stew Contest and there will be a lot of people in town for this event. I think there...

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Tira News by Jan Vaughn 10/21/14
Oct22

Tira News by Jan Vaughn 10/21/14

The Fall Carnival at North Hopkins School will be held this Friday, October 24th, from 6-8 p.m. There will be lots of games, food, and prizes! Joyce Dodd reported that their son, Michael, spent the day with them on Monday. She fixed lunch, and then they walked through the pecan orchard. They enjoyed the beautiful day! Yvonne Weir, of Tira, and Brenda Allen, of Yantis, have returned from their east coast trip. They report having a...

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Tyler and the Tribe Visit KSST
Oct22

Tyler and the Tribe Visit KSST

Most of the local band Tyler and the Tribe were guests on KSST’s Good Morning Show with Enola Gay Tuesday morning. Appearing were guitarist and singer Tyler Jones of Emory and guitarist Heath Robinson and drummer Jordan Owens of Sulphur Springs. Bass player Colton Joe Smith of Saltillo was unable to attend. Tyler and the Tribe will open as main support for the Cody Johnson Concert Friday at 8:15 p.m. at the Civic Center as part of...

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Stew Fest Begins Set Up
Oct21

Stew Fest Begins Set Up

The Sulphur Springs Stew Fest begins preparations with the arrival of the carnival on the SSHS campus. The carnival is due to open on October 22, with today being the last day to purchase wristbands at a discount price. To purchase a wristband for unlimited rides at the Carnival will cost $25 as opposed to the $20 at Super Handy stores and local banks. The carnival will be right along side both the Fall Festival and the Stew Cook-Off,...

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Emily Elbert at the Crossroads Music Co. & Listening Post 10/18/14
Oct21
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Emily Elbert at the Crossroads Music Co. & Listening Room
Oct21
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Kate Hearne at the Crossroads Music Co. & Listening Room 10/18/14
Oct21
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Winnsboro Western Reenactment Group, Legends of Crossroads, Will be Performing Saturday at Fall Festival
Oct21

Winnsboro Western Reenactment Group, Legends of Crossroads, Will be Performing Saturday at Fall Festival

The Winnsboro Western reenactment group, Legends of Crossroads, will be performing Saturday at Fall Festival. They are scheduled to do skits on the grassy area in front of the Civic Center at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. They also intend to visit the site of the Stew Contest in Buford Park. Seven Legends’ members are expected to attend. They are members of the Reenactors Guild of America....

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