“Updated” Symphony Auction the Most Successful in Years
Nov22

“Updated” Symphony Auction the Most Successful in Years

The 2014 Sulphur Springs Symphony League’s Radio and TV Auction Saturday on KSST and Channel 18 was the most successful in years. An estimated total of $14,170 was raised. The funds are used by the Symphony League to help defray costs of the annual Independence Concert on the Square, a spring children’s concert and for an appearance by an opera company at Sulphur Springs Middle School. Thank You Everyone

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At the Corral Gate by Enola Gay
Nov21
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Circle E Stagecoach Restored to Original Condition
Nov21

Circle E Stagecoach Restored to Original Condition

The Circle E Western Store has restored a fully functioning stagecoach from the Butterfield Stage Lines. It was prominently displayed on the square along side representatives of Circle E. “A stagecoach gives people the opportunity to see how much more convenient travel is today than it used to be,” store manager Andy Herndon said. “People used to have to get up on that stagecoach in Decatur, Texas and travel to Fort...

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Annual Officer Election for the Hopkins County Genealogical Society
Nov21

Annual Officer Election for the Hopkins County Genealogical Society

Some 80 to 100 people turned out Thursday evening for the annual officer election for the Hopkins County Genealogical Society. Perhaps bubbling underneath is an issue of whether or not the Genealogical Society should accept a city proposal to move from their property located in the renovated 200 block of Main Street into the meeting room at the Sulphur Springs Public Library. Two society members spoke out against the move some months...

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You Are Invited to a Party
Nov21

You Are Invited to a Party

Tomorrow, Saturday November 22nd we are having a Birthday Party for Corine Snow who is turning 110 years old. Everyone is Invited to come. KLTV Channel 7 is suppose to be here covering the story. County Judge, Robert Newsom is going to read and present a framed Proclamation making it “Corine Snow Day” and we have a beautiful certificate framed by Texas Art and Frame from the Governor of Texas congratulating Corine for 110...

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Tira News by Jan Vaughn 11/20/14
Nov21

Tira News by Jan Vaughn 11/20/14

The Tira Community Christmas Party is scheduled for Saturday, December 6th, beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the Community Center. Brisket will be provided and residents should bring side dishes and desserts. We’ve heard that Santa is planning to stop by and visit with the children. Make plans to come and enjoy a time of visiting with your neighbors. The regular quarterly meeting of the Tira City Council will be held on Tuesday,...

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Crossroads Music to Host Kirby Brown By Cindy Roller
Nov20

Crossroads Music to Host Kirby Brown By Cindy Roller

The Crossroads Music Company has been busy this season lining up concerts for the adoring fans. They have hosted renowned artists like Slaid Cleaves, the Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Bluegrass Band, Rhett Butler, Kate Hearne and Emily Elbert, just to name a few. Most recently gracing the stage were Hearne and Elbert with their sweet sounds. “I was very impressed by both girls. They have taken their songwriting to the next level. I see good...

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Author and Coach John Pearce
Nov20

Author and Coach John Pearce

John Pearce, a 1965 graduate of Sulphur Springs High School, who wrote a book on the early history of Wildcats football, recently published a book called, “Ever Remember”, based on a diary written by his grandmother, Alma Caldwell. She was 16 at the time she wrote about Sulphur Springs’ life from June 1913 to June 1914. Along with school activities, the diary discussed her budding romance with Emmett Thornton, whom she later married....

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Ms Mary’s Down-Home Cookin’
Nov20

Ms Mary’s Down-Home Cookin’

Mary Bonham of Sulphur Springs, Texas has written a cookbook named “Ms Mary’s Down-Home Cookin'”. This cookbook contains recipes from Ms Bonham herself, her daughter, her mother and her siblings. According to the author’s forward, Ms Bonham wrote her cookbook after numerous requests from friends and family wishing acquire her recipes. “Friends and family began to always ask me for recipes,” Ms...

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Hopkins Place Sponsors a Holiday Toy Drive
Nov20

Hopkins Place Sponsors a Holiday Toy Drive

Hopkins Place in Sulphur Springs is partnering with Hospice Plus to collect toys for Blue Santa. A Blue Santa barrel is located at Hopkins Place. The effort began November 1 and will continue until December 9. On the 9th there will be a special toy drop-off event at Hopkins Place. The building will be decorated and there will be carolers, candy canes for children along with hot cocoa and hot cider. Sherry Drummond, Director of...

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