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Merle Norman Spa Opens With Ribbon Cutting
Jan22

Merle Norman Spa Opens With Ribbon Cutting

Owner Gay Bailey cuts the ribbon Gay Bailey is the Beauty Consultant at the Merle Norman Studio, downtown Sulphur Springs. She is happy to be adding a Facial Spa to her cosmetics and hair studio. The spa room was added during late 2018 and will expand the beauty services already being offered at the 212 North Davis Street salon. On January 22, 2-19 the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce grandly opened the facility with a ribbon...

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Local Book Club Attends the annual “Girlfriends Weekend” Authors Conference in Jefferson
Jan22

Local Book Club Attends the annual “Girlfriends Weekend” Authors Conference in Jefferson

Kathy L. Murphy, the “tiara-wearin’, book sharin’ Pulpwood Queen welcomes the crowd Bright Star Literary Society President Sharon Feldt and a group of local members met book authors from around the nation at the 20th annual Pulpwood Queen International Book Club Convention at Jefferson, Texas on January 17-19, 2019. Over 100 women gathered for the 3-day conference at the Jefferson Civic Center in the heart of...

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Winnsboro Police Department Report January 14-20, 2019
Jan22

Winnsboro Police Department Report January 14-20, 2019

Winnsboro Police arrested two, responded to 131 calls for service, issued 29 citations, and wrote 60 warnings during the January 14-20 report period. Christopher Pyron, 29, of Winnsboro, was arrested January 16, 2019 on a Winnsboro Municipal Warrant. Robert Leveritt, 39, of El Dorado, Arkansas, was arrested January 18th for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, more than 200-grams but less than...

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Winners of Winter “42” Tourney at Seniors Ctr.
Jan21

Winners of Winter “42” Tourney at Seniors Ctr.

First Place Team Garland Hamilton and Dewayne Cozart with Karon Weatherman Lots of people in Hopkins County like to play 42, and the top teams gathered for some friendly competition on Saturday January 19 at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center. There were 29 teams which entered the tournament and the top four places were recognized. Organizer Karon Weatherman sends out a special thanks to volunteers Edith Hankins, Eva Tatum...

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Free Tax Aide Program Begins Feb 3 at Wesley UMC
Jan21

Free Tax Aide Program Begins Feb 3 at Wesley UMC

AARP Tax Aide  announces Free Tax Return Prep Tuesdays & Saturdays, Feb. 2-April 13, 2019 from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church, 614 Texas Street Items you need to bring when you visit an AARP Foundation Tax-Aide site for us to help you prepare your tax return(s) Previous year’s tax return(s).Social Security cards and/or ITIN notices/cards or other official documentation that show the taxpayer identification...

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Dinner Bell Menu For January 23, 2019
Jan20

Dinner Bell Menu For January 23, 2019

Dinner Bell January 23, 2019 Community Partner:   Marine Corps League Menu: Comfort food for a winter’s day! Old Fashioned Beef Stew with Root Vegetables (bet your grandmother made this!) Garden Salad  Yeasted Drop Biscuits Peach Cobbler Crisp Baked Peaches (the no added sugar dessert) Same time (11:45 a.m.) Same place (Fellowship Hall of the First United Methodist Church). Join us for food and fellowship on...

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Tira News January 18th 2019
Jan18

Tira News January 18th 2019

By Jan Vaughn I don’t have much news this week, but I wanted to pass this along. I just learned that Beth Patterson, of Jefferson, passed away and was buried in the Tira Cemetery on January 4, 2019. Her husband, was the late Jerry Patterson. Please be in prayer for the family. I have to admit that I am not familiar with this couple. I would love to be able to share more about their connection to our community. Joyce Dodd would like to...

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Vegetable Grafiting- Tomato By Mario Villarino
Jan18

Vegetable Grafiting- Tomato By Mario Villarino

Since people first learned to graft plants, a myriad of grafting techniques have been developed. In The Grafter’s Handbook, Garner enumerates and describes some forty different grafts. Success in grafting depends not only on a technically correct graft but in preparation of the scion and rootstock for graftage. Equally critical are the optimum time for grafting, and proper aftercare. With high labor costs, only a few of the more...

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Easy, Breezy New Year’s Resolution By Johanna Hicks
Jan18

Easy, Breezy New Year’s Resolution By Johanna Hicks

             While eating more fruits and vegetables and parking as far away from the supermarket as possible will help improve your health in 2019, here’s a resolution that can impact the lives of others — as well as your own life.  Make a resolution in 2019 to focus on your driving and drive like you would want the person in front of you, behind you, and beside you to drive.                  On many occasions, I have found myself...

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Local Artist Displaying Western and Wildlife Paintings Around State
Jan17

Local Artist Displaying Western and Wildlife Paintings Around State

Local artist Edgar Sotelo Edgar Sotelo, a long-time resident of the Shirley Community in Hopkins County, is receiving increasing recognition in art circles across the state. About 20 of Sotelo’s Western paintings remain on display in a one-man show through January 2019 at the American Quarter Horse Association Hall of Fame and Museum in Amarillo. And this is not his first display at the AQHA Headquarters. He has been the...

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