“Updated” United Way Drive Hits 46% of Goal
Oct28

“Updated” United Way Drive Hits 46% of Goal

Tuesday morning’s Hopkins County United Way Report Meeting was the best so far this year as $33,710 came in to bring the current drive total to $73,651 or about 46% of the goal of $160,000. Big amounts were reported Tuesday from Alliance Bank, City National Bank and Hopkins County Memorial Hospital. The Tuesday meeting featured pompoms and cheers....

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Veterans Are Very Important to us in Hopkins County
Oct28

Veterans Are Very Important to us in Hopkins County

Veterans are very important to us in Hopkins County, and across our nation. If you know of a Veteran of any war who was a POW or MIA, please contact Tommy Allison on behalf of the Veteran’s Memorial. Efforts will be made to give these Veterans name recognition on the Veteran’s Wall in downtown Sulphur Springs. Contact Tommy Allison at 903-885-0867 or...

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1957 Vette Wins best of Show
Oct28

1957 Vette Wins best of Show

One of the Best of Show winners at the Corvette Show Saturday on the plaza was a 1957 Corvette belonging to Bill Preston of Flower Mound. Preston said he bought the car for $1,000 from a college student in 1969. Now he said only silly money could buy it. The car has been named Best of Show in three straight...

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Corvette Show Wrap Up
Oct28

Corvette Show Wrap Up

Tony Hughes, vice-President of the Sulphur Springs Corvette Club, said Saturday’s event on and around the plaza was a fantastic show. He added many attendees called it the best show they’d ever been to. Hughes said there were 183 Corvettes entered. They had only 186 spaces. There were 88 cars in last year’s show. Hughes said he would have hated to be a judge with all the beautiful cars in the show. One of the Best of Show winners at...

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2014 Stew Contest Wrap Up
Oct28

2014 Stew Contest Wrap Up

Two mom and son teams won Super Stew titles at Saturday’s Stew Contest. When Patsy McAfee found herself without teammates she turned to son John Mark McAfee and they teamed to win Super Stew Chicken. Garrett Glass with Guaranty Bank and Trust tweaked an old bank recipe and cooked with his mother to capture Super Stew Beef for a second straight year. Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce President Meredith Caddell said Stew Contest day...

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Support the Hopkins County United Way, Eat at Chilis Today
Oct28
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Meal A Day Menu for November 3 – Novemem 7th

Monday Corn Dogs Pinto Beans Potato Salad Tuesday Chicken, Broccoli and Rice Casserole Pickled Beets Corn on the Cob Wednesday Sliced Baked Ham Sweet Potatoes Green Beans Roll Thursday Chicken and Dumplings Salad Crackers Friday Beef Enchiladas Refried Beans Chips and Salsa Salad Karon Weatherman Program and Marketing Director Senior Citizen’s Center 150 Martin Luther King Blvd Sulphur Springs, Texas 75482 (903)...

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Trunk or Treat/Hayride, October 31st, 6-9:30, Ridgeway Baptist Church
Oct28
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Texas A&M Forest Service Urges Caution to Prevent Spread of Oak Wilt Disease
Oct27

Texas A&M Forest Service Urges Caution to Prevent Spread of Oak Wilt Disease

October 27, 2014 – AUSTIN, Texas – Firewood is an important commodity to Texans, whether it is used for firing up the barbecue pit or for warming up on a chilly winter morning. And with cooler temperatures arriving, now is the time to pay close attention to the firewood you are picking up and storing for use in winter. Transporting and storing diseased wood can actually spread the devastating oak wilt fungus. By selecting...

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122 Pound Catfish, October 30, 2014 #1356
Oct27

122 Pound Catfish, October 30, 2014 #1356

Things were a little slow this week other than getting a boar at Kensing’s Clark Branch on Wednesday with Ronal Kennemer and Clinton Harrington and catching some nice blue catfish at the lake Thursday. At times like this I have to go back to my ledger and see what was happening before I started writing these articles. In 1989 they began appearing in The Cooper Review but I had been keeping a ledger since back in the Sixties. From time...

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