Lights of Life Annnounces Gala
May19

Lights of Life Annnounces Gala

Gloria Mitchell, Donna Rudzik & Polly Swatsell, 2015-2016 Lights of Life Campaign Chairs, announced the campaign & gala theme, goal and projects that will be funded to the committee at the first campaign meeting, which was held on Tuesday, May 19th at noon in the Memorial Medical Plaza Conference room. “It’s been an exciting and fast few months since we took over chairmanship of the campaign” stated Polly Swatsell. “We are...

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Chicks for Charity
May19

Chicks for Charity

As a Hopkins County charity-funding organization, Chicks for Charity is unique. The organization structure is almost non-structure, yet each year, the group accomplishes a lot of good in and for the community. Membership is about 130 “chicks” currently. There are no elected officers, no board of directors, no bank account and no annual “fund-raisers”. The group meets four times per year to hear nominations...

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Evening Chapel C.M.E Church Anniversary/Homecoming Services

Evening Chapel C.M.E Church would like to invite you to be their guest at the Annual Church Anniversary/Homecoming Services, Sunday, may 24th, 2015. at 3:00 PM. The church is located at 199 Putnam Street in Sulphur Springs. Pastor M. Lavelle Hendricks and members of the East Caney Baptist Church will be the special Guest.   Dinner will be served from 1:30 until 2:45.   Everyone is...

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FFA Stew and Auction coming up Saturday May 23, 2015
May18

FFA Stew and Auction coming up Saturday May 23, 2015

Four officers of the Saltillo FFA Chapter stopped by the studios on Monday, May 18, 2015 during a fundraising visit to Sulphur Springs. The group is collecting money and auction items for the upcoming annual FFA Stew and Auction and Scholarship Award. The event will be held on Saturday May 23 at the Saltillo Ag Shop. Stew (and chili) will be served at 5pm at $5 person, and the auction will follow at 6pm. The “Blue Jackets, Bright...

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DARS meeting planned for Tuesday May 19th, 2015
May18

DARS meeting planned for Tuesday May 19th, 2015

On Tuesday, May 19th, at 1:30 p.m., a meeting for the deaf and hard-of-hearing will be held at The ROC, 115 Putman Street, in Sulphur Springs. Teresa Dell, Deafness Resource Specialist for the area, will be on hand to meet to explain the services that are available for the deaf community. The program is a part of the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS). All deaf and hard-of-hearing members of the area are...

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Eagle Scout Donates Benches to Hopkins County Memorial Hospital & Clinic
May15

Eagle Scout Donates Benches to Hopkins County Memorial Hospital & Clinic

Yesterday, May 14, 2015, Eagle Scout member Drew Sant donated multiple handmade benches to the Memorial Garden at the Hopkins County Memorial Hospital & Clinic. Sant chose to craft the benches as part of his Eagle Scout requirements....

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Tira News 5/15/2015 by Jan Vaughn
May15

Tira News 5/15/2015 by Jan Vaughn

Shirley Glossup would like to remind everyone that the North Hopkins Memorial Day Service will be held on Sunday, May 24th, at 11:00 a.m. in the Cemetery Chapel. Joyce Dodd reports that Michael was home on Saturday to celebrate Mother’s Day early, and to attend the wedding for Dakota and Ashley Weir. She comments that the wedding was beautiful. On Sunday, they had lunch at their house to celebrate Mother’s Day with the rest of the...

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How Much Do You Know About Diabetes?
May14

How Much Do You Know About Diabetes?

Diabetes is a tricky disease.  It often goes undiagnosed until complications have already arisen.  In researching the prevalence of diabetes in Hopkins County and surrounding counties, statistics show that 10.1% of Hopkins County residents have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.  Surrounding counties  had a slightly higher percentage with the exception of Hunt County (9.9%).  Here are the results: Franklin County (11%), Delta County...

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Cooper Lake is Full and the Fishing is Good
May14

Cooper Lake is Full and the Fishing is Good

      Cooper Lake State Park Ranger Jim Beach and South Sulphur Unit Manager James Adams told Enola Gayon the Thursday Morning Show that the lake is full at 441.5 feet, which is a foot and a half over conservation pool, and the fishing is good that Cooper Lake. Adams has been on the job for over a year. He supervises law enforcement and maintenance. Adams stated that the lake is high enough that there is lot of water...

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At the Corral Gate by Enola Gay, 5-14-2015
May14
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