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Chamber Connection April 12, 2018

The Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce will host a City Council Candidate Forum at the Sulphur Springs Middle School on Thursday, April 19th at 6 p.m.  SSMS is located at 835 Wildcat Way in Sulphur Springs, and admittance to the forum will be through the back doors of the school.  Questions from the public are encouraged and must be submitted in advance to the Chamber of Commerce via email, fax, or mail.  Questions must be received by Monday, April 16th.  Submitted questions will be reviewed and approved by a committee appointed for this purpose.  No questions will be accepted from the floor during the forum.  Email questions to [email protected], fax to (903)885-6516, or mail to 300 Connally Street in Sulphur Springs.  We hope you will be able to attend that evening to see the candidates discuss important topics for Sulphur Springs.

Danna’s Buffalo Girls will hold their grand opening and ribbon cutting

To kick-off the flea market style and swap, the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce will host a Ribbon Cutting Celebration on April 12th, 12:00 p.m. at The Hopkins County Regional Civic Center.  Early shopping will begin immediately following the ribbon cutting until 6 p.m.  Visit or call 903-439-7091 for more information.

Danna’s Buffalo Girls’ Flea Market Style/Swap on April 12-14, at 8:00 a.m.

Danna’s Buffalo Girls’ will be having a flea market style/swap event April 12, 13 & 14 beginning at 8:00 a.m. at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center. Vendors are wanted as well as shoppers and “junque” lovers who are ready to shop, swap, and eat. Early shopping will be held on Thursday April 12th from noon to 6, and the first 50 shoppers will be presented a goody bag filled with donations by local merchants.  The entry fee on Thursday is $10 and will go to the “Save the Trolley” fund.  The entry fee on Friday and Saturday is $5. Visit or call 903-439-7091 for more information.

The 6th Annual Tanner Higgins Warrior Run is scheduled for April 14th

The 6th Annual Tanner Higgins 5 Mile Warrior Run and One Mile Grunt Run is scheduled for Saturday, April 14th at Cooper Lake State Park.  Registration is being held until April 13th for $45.  You may also register the day of the race for $50, and the Grunt Race will be $25.  Warrior Run Registration includes race chip timing and a race day t-shirt.  For additional information, visit

CANHelp prepares for their annual tennis tournament

CANHelp is preparing for their Fourth Annual Play It Forward Tennis Tournament and fundraiser which is scheduled on Saturday, April 14th at the Sulphur Springs High School Tennis Courts located at 1200 Connally Street in Sulphur Springs.  Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.  Entry forms are available at CANHelp, 613 Gilmer Street in Sulphur Springs, or online at  Proceeds from this event will allow CANHelp to continue to provide important services to the residents of Hopkins County in times of need.  All ages and skill levels are welcomed.  The tournament is round robin style with doubles play.  Don’t miss this fun event benefiting a great cause!

History by Foot is scheduled for Saturday, April 14th

History by Foot with John Sellers is scheduled for Saturday, April 14th, at 10 a.m.  Cost is $10.00 per person.  Make reservation by emailing John Sellers at [email protected] or call CNB at 903-885-7523.  Reservations are filling up fast!

The John Chester Dutch Oven Cooking Class is scheduled for Saturday, April 14th from 8 a.m. to noon

The John Chester Dutch Oven Cooking Class is scheduled for Saturday, April 14th from 8 a.m. to noon at Heritage Park in Sulphur Springs.  This is your chance to learn the ins and outs of cooking with a Dutch oven.  Lunch and door prizes are included.  Fee is $15 per person.  For more information contact Rick Wilson at (903) 885-9692 or (903) 335-2752.

Warp 9 Computers is hosting their ribbon cutting celebration

Warp 9 Computers is hosting their ribbon cutting celebration on Wednesday, April 18th at noon at the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce located at 300 Connally Street in Sulphur Springs.  Please make plans to come by to learn about the services Warp 9 offers and to welcome this new business to Hopkins County!

The 2018 UPRA Rodeo is scheduled for April 20th and 21st

The Hopkins County Rodeo Committee presents the 2018 UPRA Rodeo at the Hopkins County Indoor Civic Center arena on April 20th and 21st.  The doors open nightly at 6 p.m., and the rodeo begins at 7:30 p.m.  Ticket prices are $10 for Friday, $12 for Saturday, and $8 for children on both nights.  Tickets are available at Circle E Western Store in Sulphur Springs.

Reilly Springs Jamboree welcomes Jack’s Western Swing Round Up

The Reilly Springs Jamboree, Hopkins County’s original music venue, presents Jack’s Western Swing Round Up on Saturday, April 21st at 7 p.m.  Jack Phillips and his friends will entertain throughout the evening, and it shouldn’t be missed!  The Reilly Springs Community Center is located at 109 CR 1439 in Sulphur Springs.  For additional information contact Allison Phillips at (903) 348-7321, Enola Gay at (903) 438-3568, or visit

Como School Reunion is scheduled for April 21st

The planning committee for the biennial Como High School reunion is scheduled for April 21st in the Como-Pickton School cafeteria.  Registration will begin at 10:00 a.m. followed by a short program to recognize former teachers, the oldest graduate, and the former student traveling the longest distance.  Lunch, consisting of a main dish, sides, dessert, and beverage, will be served for $12.  Everyone is encouraged to arrive early and greet former classmates before, during, and after lunch!  For additional information, call Richard Teer at (903) 488-3673 or Elizabeth Coker Trepanier at (903) 885-3887.

AgriLife Extension offers Rebalancing Work & Life Webinar

The Military Families Learning Network (MFLN) is providing a free monthly webinar in partnership with USDA, U.S. Department of Defense, and Extension.  The April 25th webinar will take place at 10:00 a.m.  To sign up, go to:  To join the webinar, use the ‘event location’ link designated for each webinar and follow directions within the site.  The MFLN offers both continuing education credit (CE) and certificates of completion for webinars.  Additional webinars will take place on May 23, and June 13, 2018.  For more information, call the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office – Hopkins County – at 903-885-3443.

CPI is hosting a customer appreciation of Thursday, April 26th

CPI is hosting a customer appreciation dinner and product demonstration on Thursday, April 26th at 6 p.m. at the Sulphur Springs Country Club.  CPI would love for you to join them for dinner and stay to learn about their new products they are now offering. Dinner will include salad, prime rib, bacon green beans, broccoli with cheese sauce, and garlic mashed potatoes.  Please RSVP to [email protected].

Sulphur Springs Youth Orchestra presents Family Music Night

The Sulphur Springs Youth Orchestra presents a Family Music Night on Friday, April 27th at 6:30 p.m. at Shannon Oaks Church, located at 1113 Shannon Road in Sulphur Springs. This event is free to the public.  Come enjoy movie themed and great classical music performances by local musicians.  Children are welcomed to dress as their favorite movie characters.  For more information, call (903) 261-7907, or email [email protected].

Lezley Brown
Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce
300 Connally Street
Sulphur Springs, TX 75482


Author: Staff Reporter

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