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Thursday, Dec. 15

The Hopkins County Beekeepers Association Will meet 6:30 p.m. in the Agrilife building. Texas Beekeepers representative Roger Farr will be the guest speaker. For further information, call HCBA President Rolanda Hasten at 903-450-7580.

Community Calendar March 30-April 8, 2017

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Community Calendar March 30-April 8, 2017

The 55+ Health Fair will be Tuesday, April 4th at the ROC and 1st Baptist Church from 9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon.  There will be more than 50 Vendor Booths and every Vendor will bring a $25.00 Door Prize  for your chance to win.    ETMC – Quitman will be doing FREE Cholesterol Checks and other groups will be testing your Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar. Seniors are welcome to come and bring friends.  Feel free to educate yourself on health services being offered in the community. Two Fish Fry fundraisers are planned on Saturday April 8, 2017. One is the Kerry Garmon Scholarship Dinner and Auction at the Saltillo school with serving starting at 6pm with tickets at $15 advance and $20 at the door. Proceeds benefit student scholarships. Another fish fry is planned in downtown Cumby with a motorcycle fun run and activities all day then serving of fish and trimmings starting at 4pm at a donation of $10 person. Proceeds will benefit the Hopkins Masonic Lodge #180 scholarship fund. Each Friday night during Lent, a Fish Fry is held by Knights of Columbus at St. James Catholic Church at 297 Texas Street in Sulphur Springs. All-you-can-eat price is $15 and Fish Plate is $12, with children’s plate at $7. Serving starts at 6pm. A public screening of the faith-based movie “A Heart That Remembers” will be held on Saturday April 1 at 6pm at Shannon Oaks Church. Tickets are $15 each. The movie is produced by M. Legend Brown of Terrell  and co-directed by Eric King of Sulphur Springs. Share this:PrintTweetEmail

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FBC Yantis Hosts First Ever Drive-Thru Easter Event

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FBC Yantis Hosts First Ever Drive-Thru Easter Event

FBC Yantis will host a first ever Drive-Thru Easter Event on April 8th, 2017. Share this:PrintTweetEmail

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Askew Family Fundraiser March 31, 2017

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Askew Family Fundraiser March 31, 2017

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Bake Sale Benefit for Shanda Beck Vaughn on March 25, 2017

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Bake Sale Benefit for Shanda Beck Vaughn on March 25, 2017

A Bake Sale Benefit will begin at 10am on Saturday March 25, 2017 along the sidewalk in front of Caps and Flasks and across from Muddy Jakes, corner of Main and Davis Streets in downtown Sulphur Springs., Texas.  There will be chocolate pies, buttermilk pies, Pina Colada cake, Coca Cola cake, candies, cupcakes, brownies and many other specialty treats prepared to benefit the local resident. Shanda Beck Vaughn has been diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer and is undergoing chemo treatments. Funds will be used for treatments and medical expenses. The community is invited to purchase the baked items prepared by local good cooks and friends of Shanda, a life-long resident of Sulphur Springs and daughter of the late Ray Vaughn of Ray’s Lockerplant BBQ. The sale will be held rain or shine. Share this:PrintTweetEmail

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Holy Highway Girls Home Plans Fish Fry Fundraiser on May 13, 2017

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Holy Highway Girls Home Plans Fish Fry Fundraiser on May 13, 2017

The 5th annual Holy Highway Fish Fry Fundraiser will be held on Saturday May 13 at Tabernacle Baptist Church in Pickton, Texas. Serving will begin at 5 pm complete with all the side items, desserts, tea and coffee. There will also be silent and live auctions through the evening with proceeds going to projects and activities of the girls’ school and home.  Individuals and businesses are invited to support Holy Highway by purchasing a table for 10 for $100, or to enter by donation at the door. For sponsorship details or information about Holy Highway Girls Home, contact Mike Haun at 972-754-6487 or Tommy Neal at 903-243-3925 or phone Tabernacle Baptist Church at 903-866-2315.     Share this:PrintTweetEmail

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Yantis High One Act Play Going to Contest on April 1st, Needs Funding

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Yantis High One Act Play Going to Contest on April 1st, Needs Funding

Yantis High School’s One Act Play Group is going to Area contest on April 1st. We are hosting a dinner theatre at the Yantis school cafeteria on Thursday March 30th, 2017 to help raise funds for contest costs. DSC_4670 DSC_4677 DSC_4706 (1) DSC_4706 DSC_4734 DUTB 2 DSC_4658 Meal will begin at 6:00 and our production of  Digging Up the Boys by Laura Lundgren Smith will be performed at 7:00. Meal and admission are by donation.   Share...

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SAFE-T Candlelight Vigil for Crime Victims Awareness Week, April 4th, 2017

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SAFE-T Candlelight Vigil for Crime Victims Awareness Week, April 4th, 2017

The guest speaker will be Will Ramsey, District Attorney. Share this:PrintTweetEmail

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Northeast Texas Children’s Museum Announces Friendship Bridge Fundraiser

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Northeast Texas Children’s Museum Announces  Friendship Bridge Fundraiser

(March 21, 2017  Commerce, Texas)  The Northeast Texas Children’s Museum will welcome area Bridge players to “Friendship Bridge” on Monday, April 10 at 1:30.   The event is the longest running fund-raising event for the Children’s Museum. “We have watched friendships grow each year around the Bridge table, “said Nancy McFarland, co-chair of the event. “We enjoy seeing returning friends and welcoming new participants each year.” The event provides a relaxing environment for the players. Groups may rotate to other tables or stay together throughout the afternoon.“We will have a table for beginning Bridge players. Sometimes when individuals have not had the opportunity to play in the last year, they enjoy being with other players of the same level,” said Toni Deaton, the other co-chair. The afternoon will include Bridge, dessert, and cash prizes for winners of high, second high, and low.  There will also be drawings for other prizes. Tickets are $25 a person and can be purchased at the Children’s Museum or by credit card by calling the Children’s Museum at 903-886-6055. Share this:PrintTweetEmail

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Cooper Fire Department’s Annual Mother’s Day Spaghetti Dinner May 14th, 2017

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Cooper Fire Department’s Annual Mother’s Day Spaghetti Dinner May 14th, 2017

Our annual Mother’s Day Spaghetti dinner will be held on May 14th, 2017  beginning at 11 a.m. We will serve spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, dessert, and a drink. Prices are $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children. Keep mom out of the kitchen on Mother’s Day and come enjoy a delicious meal, while supporting your local fire department. We look forward to see you all! Have questions? [email protected] Share this:PrintTweetEmail

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Dinner Bell Menu for March 22nd, 2017

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Dinner Bell Menu for March 22nd, 2017

The weekly free community lunch, hosted by the First United Methodist Church in Sulphur Springs. Our Dinner Bell this week is In Memory of Ann and Quinton Rasure Chicken Pot Pie Italian Green Beans Salad Biscuits Surprise Cookies Tea or Water DSCF2153 DSCF2183 Dinner bell Dinner bell Dinner bell Dinner Bell Dinner bell Dinner bell FUMC partners with the community to provide a free-for-everyone meal each Wednesday. If you would like to sponsor, call 903.885.2185.   Share...

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