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Roberts Named Citizen of the Year at 93rd Annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet; A Number of Awards Presented at “Love Makes the World Go Round” Event
Feb15

Roberts Named Citizen of the Year at 93rd Annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet; A Number of Awards Presented at “Love Makes the World Go Round” Event

Craig Roberts was named Citizen of the Year at the 93rd Annual Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Membership Banquet. “Love Makes the World Go Round” was the theme for the Valentine’s Day event at the Civic Center. The annual event honors local citizens and Chamber of Commerce members who contribute to the quality of life in the county. A number of awards and recognitions were presented. Craig Roberts named Citizen...

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Tira News for Feb 15th, 2019
Feb15

Tira News for Feb 15th, 2019

By Jan Vaughn We want to express our appreciation to the North Hopkins Beta Club for their donations to the Tira Food Pantry. They had a “Pack the gym!” night, where NH basketball fans received free admission for wearing a red shirt and bringing a canned item. Yvonne Weir reports, “Dustin, Natalie, and Maria spent last weekend with us. We had a good game of Canasta. On February 8th Wesley attended A Night to Shine at Brightstar...

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What to Expect from the 4-H Program By Mario Villarino
Feb15

What to Expect from the 4-H Program By Mario Villarino

I often get asked when new families join 4-H what to expect of the program. It is usually the word of 4-Hers and their families that provides the answer correctly. For many, it is the livestock projects, for others the very many other activities in 4-H.  According to Marty Vahlenkamp (www. https://texasyouthlivestock.com) the answer for sure it is different for every 4-H’er depending on their goals and personal situation. The typical...

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Going Green By Johanna Hicks
Feb15

Going Green By Johanna Hicks

               When you hear the words “going green,” your thoughts probably turn to water conservation, energy conservation, using environmentally-safe cleaning products, and so on.  However, the focus of this column is totally different.  I’m talking about salad greens – spinach, in particular....

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Channel 18 News: Thursday, February 14, 2019
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Central Baptist Church Plans Event to Honor Law Enforcement
Feb14

Central Baptist Church Plans Event to Honor Law Enforcement

Central Baptist Church, 840 Connally Street will honor local law enforcement in a special service and lunch Sunday, February 17, at 10:30...

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KSST’s ‘Nice People Awards’ is Valentine Season Favorite
Feb14

KSST’s ‘Nice People Awards’ is Valentine Season Favorite

The “Nice People Awards” has been a Valentine-season feature on KSST for the past few decades. It is a program which spotlights the everyday, nice things that local people do for others in their community. Held annually during the time of the Academy Awards and the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce recognitions, this simple showcase is for the everyday nice folks we all know, and KSST listeners love to get involved....

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Local Performer Don Woods Jr. Signs Recording Contract with Sony Records
Feb14

Local Performer Don Woods Jr. Signs Recording Contract with Sony Records

Don Woods Jr (center) shown with SM1 Music Group President Clay Dustin and KSST’s Enola Gay Mathews who is also co-producer of the Reilly Springs Jamboree Don Woods Jr. from the Yantis area of Wood County, Texas has signed a recording contract with Sony Music as a recording artist. The event took place at a contract signing in Sulphur Springs, Texas on February 12, 2019. It is the next step in a few years of tireless work by the...

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Chamber Connection February 14, 2019
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Chamber Connection February 14, 2019

Ribbon Cuttings: Flowerland Florist will host a ribbon cutting celebration Flowerland Florist, located at 411 Gilmer in Sulphur Springs, will host a ribbon cutting celebration with their new owners on Monday, February 11th at noon.  Please make plans to attend and welcome the new owners to Flowerland. Hopkins County hosts ribbon cutting for new courtroom The Hopkins County Commissioner’s Court is hosting a ribbon cutting for...

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Channel 18 News: Wednesday, February 13, 2019
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