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Burney Excited To Begin Work As Chamber Of Commerce President/CEO
Apr02

Burney Excited To Begin Work As Chamber Of Commerce President/CEO

Community members stopped by in small groups throughout lunch time Thursday to welcome Butch Burney on his very first day as Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce president/chief executive officer-elect. Burney will work with Lezley Brown, who announced earlier this year that she will be resigning as president/CEO later this month in order to seek new challenges and opportunities, for about two weeks to make the transition go as smooth...

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Shirley Dee Burney
Jan24

Shirley Dee Burney

Graveside service for Shirley Burney, 79, of Sulphur Springs will be held at 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, January26, 2021 at Sulphur Springs City Cemetery with Bro. Fred Lewis officiating. Pallbearers will be CarlWayne Burney, Berkley Chanse Burney, Chad Brown, Russell Hammons, Jake Phillips, Aaron Dodd,Payton Hammons, Ryan Hammons, and Michael Boles. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., at West...

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Bobby Burney
Aug29

Bobby Burney

Funeral services for Bobby C. Burney, age 79, of Sulphur Springs will be conducted at 6:00 p.m., Sunday evening, September 1, 2019 at West Oaks Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. C. J. Duffy officiating. Visitation will begin at 5:00 p.m., one hour prior to service. Interment will follow at Sulphur Springs City Cemetery with Chad Brown, Jake Phillips, Michael Boles, Berkley Burney, Russell Hammons, Payton Hammons and Ryan Hammons serving...

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After Hours Mixer, Stew Logo Contest Deadline and Baby Benefit Deadlines Approaching
Jun23

After Hours Mixer, Stew Logo Contest Deadline and Baby Benefit Deadlines Approaching

Chamber Connection – June 22 By Butch Burney You won’t want to miss the Chamber’s Business After Hours at CPI, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28, at their offices at 906 North Hillcrest Drive. Calvin will have food and drinks for everyone to enjoy. Whether you’re a member of the Chamber or not, come on for one of the best networking events. Stew Logo Contest It’s not too late to enter the logo contest for the 53rd Annual Hopkins...

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Chamber Connection – June 15: Digital Advertising Expert Featured At Lunch And Learn
Jun15

Chamber Connection – June 15: Digital Advertising Expert Featured At Lunch And Learn

By Butch Burney Small business owners will want to come to our Lunch and Learn, set for Wednesday, June 22, at the upstairs room at Corner Grubhouse, entitled Digital Marketing 101, by April Bliss, founder of Bliss Digital Innovations. We had scheduled April for this workshop in January, but had to postpone it due to COVID. Learn from Digital Advertising Expert April Bliss, who brings her unique perspective as a digital marketing and...

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Chamber Connection – June 8: Entries Hopkins County Stew Logo Contest Open Until July 14
Jun08

Chamber Connection – June 8: Entries Hopkins County Stew Logo Contest Open Until July 14

By Butch Burney It’s June, which means stew is in the air – or at least the planning has begun. Hopkins County stew pot The 53rd Annual World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest is opening up its annual logo contest. This year’s theme is Road Trip Stew 22 (the stew is Oct. 22, 2022), a take off from Route 66. The logo contest runs through June 30. The winner will receive four stew tickets, four T-shirts with the logo on the...

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Chamber Connection – May 25: Lots Of Activities Coming Up
May25

Chamber Connection – May 25: Lots Of Activities Coming Up

By Butch Burney Graphic artists are invited to submit a logo for the April 8, 2024 Total Solar Eclipse that will occur that afternoon. The deadline for submissions is May 31. Sulphur Springs is on the centerpoint of the Path of Totality, which means we will assuredly have thousands of visitors that weekend. What that means is that Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County needs to gear up for that event. People travel from literally all over...

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Chamber Connection – May 18, 2022: Graphic Artists May Submit Logo For Total Solar Eclipse Contest
May18

Chamber Connection – May 18, 2022: Graphic Artists May Submit Logo For Total Solar Eclipse Contest

By Butch Burney Graphic artists are invited to submit a logo for the April 8, 2024 Total Solar Eclipse that will occur that afternoon. Sulphur Springs is on the centerpoint of the Path of Totality, which means we will assuredly have thousands of visitors that weekend. What that means is that Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County needs to gear up for that event. People travel from literally all over the world to witness a total solar...

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May 11 Chamber Connection: See You On The Centerline April 8, 2024 – For The Solar Eclipse!
May11

May 11 Chamber Connection: See You On The Centerline April 8, 2024 – For The Solar Eclipse!

By Butch Burney, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce President/CEO, [email protected] If you Google “April 8, 2024,” the first thing that will pop up is a total solar eclipse that goes from southwest Texas to Maine. If you look closely, you will see Sulphur Springs is slap dab on the center point of the Path of Totality. What that means is that Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County needs to gear up for that event. People travel...

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Chamber Connection – May 4
May04

Chamber Connection – May 4

Upcoming Events: Mom’s Day Out, Spring Into Wellness, Mission Fundraiser, Choral Music Concert By Butch Burney, President/CEO of Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce, [email protected] I’ve always maintained that it’s good to be a guy. I’ve seen what women deal with as wives and mothers on a daily basis, and I don’t want that job. It’s way too hard. However, for the next week, it looks like it will be good to be a woman....

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