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Hinton, Fite Win Senior Citizens Center 42 Tournament
Aug19

Hinton, Fite Win Senior Citizens Center 42 Tournament

The Senior Citizens Center held the Summer 42 Tournament on Saturday, August 19th. We had 25 Teams play in the Tournament. Our Next Tournament will be the “Earl W. Martin 42 Tournament” on Saturday, October 28th as a part of the Hopkins County Fall Festival.   Winners Are:   1st Place – Jr. Hinton and Larry Fite 2nd Place – Ronny Martin and Ernest Young 3rd Place – Steve White and Leana Titsworth 4th...

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Register Now for 48th Annual World Champion Hopkins County Stew Contest
Aug19

Register Now for 48th Annual World Champion Hopkins County Stew Contest

Letters have gone out to those who prepared stew for last year’s Hopkins County Stew Contest. Those who desire to cook stew for the 48th Annual World Champion Hopkins County Stew Contest, Saturday October 28th may sign up now. A copy of the rules and registration form may be found below.  Chamber Executive Lezley Brown says an overwhelming response from those wanting to be a part of the stew contest this year has already begun. New...

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Channel 18 News Friday, August 18, 2017
Aug18
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South Locust Street Now Open
Aug18

South Locust Street Now Open

According to Sulphur Springs City Staff, South Locust Street is now (Friday, August 18, 2017) open for  traffic. Water, sewer, and gas lines were replaced and the street is now concrete. Work on Locust Street began prior to the first of the year and moved from north to south. This should complete the major rework there. Share...

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Emerald City’s return to Celebration City on Aug 25 is Pre-Fall Festival Event
Aug18

Emerald City’s return to Celebration City on Aug 25 is Pre-Fall Festival Event

Tracy Dennis, President of the Fall Festival Board of Directors announces that the touring band “Emerald City” will make a return appearance to the Hopkins County Civic Center on Friday August 25 as a pre-Fall Festival community event. According to Tracy, last year’s Emerald City outdoor concert almost became a weather casualty, but at the last minute, they were moved inside the Civic Center banquet hall to perform...

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Now Is The Time To Join 4-H
Aug18

Now Is The Time To Join 4-H

by Johanna Hicks Interested in Joining 4-H?  Now is the Time! 4-H is the largest youth organization in the United States.  In Texas, more than 550,000 youth are involved in 4-H experiences each year and we are pleased to announce that enrollment for the 2017/2018 year is now open. 4-H is a national organization which helps young people develop life-long knowledge and skills them “learn by doing.”  It reaches people in their own...

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Channel 18 News Thursday, August 17, 2017
Aug17
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City Council Told Aging Infrastructure Presents Even Bigger Problems for Future
Aug17

City Council Told Aging Infrastructure Presents Even Bigger Problems for Future

During Tuesday’s City of Sulphur Springs Council meeting, infrastructure—water and sewer lines and streets—was noted to be poised to pose huge issues for the city. In a study of City of Sulphur Springs infrastructure, the water and sewer systems were aged to determine areas over 50 years old. Fifty years is the age at which lines and equipment should be changed. When the first study was conducted, 32% of water and sewer lines had...

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Chamber Connection August 17, 2017
Aug17

Chamber Connection August 17, 2017

Time is running out to enter the 2nd Annual Chamber of Commerce Photography Contest!  Let me review the basics.  Anyone of any age can enter as we have a children’s category.  The picture must be newer than January 1, 2015, and must have been taken in Hopkins County. The contest will be open from August 1st to August 31st.  There are seven categories you may enter: Natural World, Travel, People, The Hopkins County Experience, Altered...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Discusses 2017-2018 Budget, Infrastructure
Aug17

Sulphur Springs City Council Discusses 2017-2018 Budget, Infrastructure

Sulphur Springs City Council discussed the $38-million budget for 2017-2018 with all department heads on Tuesday night. The budget is larger than last year thanks to the work being done at the Waste Water Treatment Plant. The water plant will received the same rework in five to seven years. Planning has begun. The plants must be reworked due to EPA guidelines. Although water, sewer, and sanitation rates will see a slight cost of...

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