Lights of Life 2014-2015 Kicks Off Tuesday Morning Nov. 4th at 10AM
Oct30

Lights of Life 2014-2015 Kicks Off Tuesday Morning Nov. 4th at 10AM

Download (PDF, 1.32MB) From the left: Leesa Toliver, Brian Toliver, the current chairs of the Lights of Life Campaign and Jackie Thornton the Director of the Hopkins County Healthcare Foundation. Also, at the tree lighting ceremony Wayne & Wanda Galyean will be honored as the Lights of Life Campaign Honorees. From the left: Leesa Toliver, Brian Toliver and Jackie Thornton. The picture was taken in the Bill Bradford Museum area at...

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“Be The Service”
Oct30

“Be The Service”

The Hopkins County Christian Alliance has come up with a program to feed needy people and families for Thanksgiving. They are calling it Be The Service. Anyone who wants to help can buy a $10 ticket to feed a needy person or family. People may purchase as many tickets as they want. They are available at participating churches. The program will be targeting apartment dwellers. This weekend forms will be put on apartment doors around...

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9th Annual Heritage Square Car Show, Nov. 1st
Oct30
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ipad Holiday Giveaway at the Library
Oct29

ipad Holiday Giveaway at the Library

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Former Hopkins County Sheriff’s Investigator, Daniel Winn Hit With New Charges
Oct29

Former Hopkins County Sheriff’s Investigator, Daniel Winn Hit With New Charges

Former Hopkins County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigator, 34-year old Daniel Winn of Sulphur Springs, was arrested Monday for twelve more counts of tampering with physical evidence and one count of tampering with a witness. The charges were the result of an investigation by Texas Ranger John Vance into the theft of drugs from the Sheriff’s Office Evidence...

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Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Continues to Search for a Partner
Oct28

Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Continues to Search for a Partner

The Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board continued the process of seeking a health care partner at a regular meeting Monday night. The board approved $100,000 for Stroudwater Strategic Planning to continue with the process. It is believed they are negotiating with three interested parties. At some point, visits will be arranged....

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McAndrews Hopes to Land Grant for Diabetic Outreach in Children
Oct28

McAndrews Hopes to Land Grant for Diabetic Outreach in Children

Hopkins County Memorial Hospital CEO Michael McAndrew told the Hospital Board Monday night he is pursuing a rural health grant for $200,000 per year for three years for an outreach project involving diabetes and children. McAndrew said the project would attempt to identify school children at risk for diabetes and begin to educate them on eating healthy and exercise....

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“Updated” United Way Drive Hits 46% of Goal
Oct28

“Updated” United Way Drive Hits 46% of Goal

Tuesday morning’s Hopkins County United Way Report Meeting was the best so far this year as $33,710 came in to bring the current drive total to $73,651 or about 46% of the goal of $160,000. Big amounts were reported Tuesday from Alliance Bank, City National Bank and Hopkins County Memorial Hospital. The Tuesday meeting featured pompoms and cheers....

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Wesley United Methodist Has Fall Roundup Saturday Starting at 5
Oct28

Wesley United Methodist Has Fall Roundup Saturday Starting at 5

Wesley United Methodist Church will have its’ major fundraiser of the year Saturday, the 39th annual Fall Roundup. All you can eat stew, chili and dessert will be served starting at 5 p.m. Grandma’s Kitchen, full of handmade goodies opens at 5 p.m. There will be a silent auction as well as a live auction. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for children over 5....

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SSHS Comes Back from First UIL Meet of 2014-15 Year
Oct28

SSHS Comes Back from First UIL Meet of 2014-15 Year

Sulphur Springs High School had their first UIL meet of the year in Mt Pleasant on October 24-25. The Computer Science Team took home the first place team trophy. Literary Criticism placed first, also, as a team. Finally, the Journalism Team received the second place Team trophy. The medalists in Ready Writing, which competed on Oct 24, were Mikenzie Hohenberger in first, Lydia Burleson in second, and Chase Charlton in fifth. The...

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