Tira News January 20, 2017
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Tira News January 20, 2017

by Jan Vaughn Sherry Smiddy reports that the Cross Spur Cowboy Church would like to invite everyone to their annual “Sweets for Your Sweetie” auction, on February 12th at 10:30 a.m. All proceeds go to their youth group. Landon, Laiken, Rylan, Brailon, and Slaiden Joslin went to Piney Shores Resort on Lake Conroe last weekend. On Saturday they drove to Beaumont to pick up Dixie and let her enjoy some time playing with her brothers....

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The Price of Beef By Mario Villarino
Jan20

The Price of Beef By Mario Villarino

Local markets are an interesting subject for discussion. As a rule, the more scarce the commodity is the higher the prices to the consumers it will be. In the case of beef and because high prices causes people to consume less meat, the relationship between high prices and low consumption is true. As I was going thru some USDA studies where it is reflected this to be true, I could not help but notice the variation between prices at any...

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How to Choose Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables By Johanna Hicks
Jan20

How to Choose Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables By Johanna Hicks

How to Choose Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables We all know that consuming more fruits and vegetables will have great benefits on our health.  Those that are in season or at their peak harvest have the best flavor and are usually the least expensive.  By choosing fruits and vegetables that are in season, you will teach your family to enjoy these good-for-you foods and save some money in the process.  Include seasonal when planning your...

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Cumby ISD Science Fair, January 2017
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Cumby ISD Science Fair, January 2017

The Cumby ISD Science Fair Showcase was held Thursday evening, January 19th, 2017.  Grades 5 – 7 brought out their work for judging and public critique. Cumby ISD Science Teachers worked together to make the event happen. Principal Dracos handed out her own awards to projects that merited extra recognition. In an effort to evolve the largest number of students, the projects were judged by upper class Trojans. Their judgement was...

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Sellers Seeks Re-election to City Council Seat; Burgin Files for Place 6
Jan19

Sellers Seeks Re-election to City Council Seat; Burgin Files for Place 6

Thursday morning John Sellers and Brad Burgin filed for places on the Sulphur Springs City Council. Sellers is the incumbent for Place 7 on the council. Burgin has filed for Place 6. Currently on the council in Place 6 is Kayla Price-Mitchell, who will not seek re-election. Mrs. Price-Mitchell told KSST News that she has enjoyed serving on the council and that it was a difficult decision to not seek re-election. However, she desires...

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Channel 18 News January 19, 2017
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Upcoming Events at the Senior Center!
Jan19

Upcoming Events at the Senior Center!

  Monday, January 23rd at 10:30 am will be Basics at Brunch with Ross and Shoalmire, Elder Care Attorneys.  This is always an informative event.  They come every quarter and offer FREE advise to seniors.   Don’t miss out.   At Home Healthcare and Carriage House Manor is providing the Brunch. Tuesday, January 31st at 10:00 AM will be the Affiliated Driving Class.  This class is good for 10 % off of your Liability Insurance...

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“Princesses and Tiaras” Theme Announced For Daddy Daughter Dance
Jan19

“Princesses and Tiaras” Theme Announced For Daddy Daughter Dance

The Northeast Texas Children’s Museum has announced “Princesses and Tiaras” as the theme for the 2017 Daddy Daughter Dance. Every young lady dreams of  being a princess and wearing a tiara, so the Daddy Daughter Dance of 2017 will make that dream come true for each girl attending. The event will be Saturday, February 4 from 6:30 to 9:00. The 2017 Daddy Daughter Dance will introduce a new disc jockey, Bryan Beezley of...

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NETBIO Sale Largest So Far
Jan19

NETBIO Sale Largest So Far

Setting records has become a tradition for the NETBIO (Northeast Texas Beef Improvement Organization) Pre-conditioned Calf and Yearling sale — and the January sale was no different despite the rainy, wet and cold conditions. The sale, held Wednesday at the Sulphur Springs Livestock Commission, was the largest January sale in NETBIO’s nearly 20-year history, with producers selling 7,716 head of cattle. “It was a very good sale...

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Chamber Connection January 19, 2017
Jan19

Chamber Connection January 19, 2017

SAVE THE DATE!!! It’s time for the 91st Annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet! “An Evening in the Woods,” dinner and community awards will be held at the Hopkins County Civic Center on Thursday, February 16th at 6:30 p.m.  Awards including Citizen of the Year, Woman of the Year, Caregiver of the Year, Community Pride Award, Agriculturist of the Year, Large Business of the Year, Small Business of the Year, and Educator of the Year will be...

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