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Hopkins County Military Coalition Seeks Additional Members
Oct12

Hopkins County Military Coalition Seeks Additional Members

The Hopkins County Military Coalition is an all Volunteer Unit formed in 1998 of Veterans from different branches of service whose primary purpose is to provide final Military Honors for any Honorably Discharged Veteran in and around Hopkins County.  According to Karon Weatherman, Senior Citizen Center Executive, the Hopkins County Military Coalition is in need of additional members to be able to fulfill the requests from...

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Military Coalition Named Citizen of the Year at 2017 Annual Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Banquet
Feb16

Military Coalition Named Citizen of the Year at 2017 Annual Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Banquet

The Hopkins County Military Coalition was named 2016 Hopkins County Citizen of the Year and Linda Galligher was named Hopkins County Woman of the Year for 2016 during “An Evening in the Woods” Dinner and Community Awards Thursday night. It was the Annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet. In naming the Military Coalition Citizen of the Year, last year’s winners Markeda Fisher and Kayla Price Mitchell pointed out that they...

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RSVP Names Senior Citizens Center 2021 Hopkins County Station, Rick Wilson Volunteer Of Year
Jun07

RSVP Names Senior Citizens Center 2021 Hopkins County Station, Rick Wilson Volunteer Of Year

The Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center was awarded 2021 Hopkins County Station of the Year by the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Rick Wilson was named Volunteer of the Year at an Awards Banquet held at New Beginnings Church last week. Station of the Year The volunteers from the Senior Citizens Center who attended the banquet accepted a plaque and the certificate of award during the June 2 program. “We were so...

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Hopkins County 2017 Veterans Day Ceremony
Nov07

Hopkins County 2017 Veterans Day Ceremony

Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County Texas will honor veterans Saturday, November 11, 2017, at 11:00am at Celebration Plaza in downtown Sulphur Springs. All veterans, their families and the community are invited to attend. The ceremony will include dedicating a new bench to honor those of have served to fight the global war on terrorism. The Honorable Robert Newson, Hopkins County Judge, will dedicate the bench and it will serve as an...

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Hopkins County Celebrates 25th Annual Independence Day Concert
Jul03

Hopkins County Celebrates 25th Annual Independence Day Concert

The 25th Annual Independence Day Celebration Concert was held on Celebration Plaza in Sulphur Springs July 2, 2016. The concert was produced by the Sulphur Springs Symphony League, who presented the Northeast Texas Symphony Orchestra. Dr. Douglas Bakenhus conducted the orchestra, with Bill Owens as Guest Conductor. Before the orchestra kicked off the 240th anniversary of the United States of America, a watermelon eating contest was...

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May 29 Declared Hopkins County Memorial Day
May30

May 29 Declared Hopkins County Memorial Day

There was a Memorial Day program on Celebration Plaza Friday morning. Art Romanat, a retired Air Force Lt. Col was emcee. During the program, Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom delivered a proclamation reading which declared Friday, May 29, as Hopkins County Memorial Day. “I want to welcome you to your town square where we are going to pay tribute to all our comrades in uniform from all the armed conflicts in our nation’s...

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Larry Joe Landers
Nov29

Larry Joe Landers

Larry Joe Landers Larry Joe Landers, 76, passed away on November 26, 2022, at his home in Sulphur Springs, Texas. Larry graduated Sulphur Springs High School in 1964. In 1967, he joined the Army, where he became a decorated marksman after 12 years of general active duty service. Larry completed his remaining service obligation in the Army National Guard of Texas and, later, retired as Captain from The United States Army National...

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Thomas Mathew McLemore
Nov28

Thomas Mathew McLemore

Thomas Mathew McLemore Funeral services for Thomas Mathew McLemore, Jr., age 98, of Sulphur Springs will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 30, 2022, at West Oaks Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Shane Carrington officiating. Military graveside Honors by the Hopkins County Military Coalition will follow at Mahoney Cemetery with Gary Tubbs, Greg Scott, Mitch Ramsey, Mike Misse, Casey Phillips, Josh Davis and Heath McCraw serving...

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SSHS Class Of 2022 Celebrated At Graduation
May27

SSHS Class Of 2022 Celebrated At Graduation

The Sulphur Springs High School Senior Class of 2022 celebrated 13 years of hard work Friday evening with commencement exercises. The weather cooperated, almost too well, with plenty of sunshine and heat to ensure the ceremony cold be held on the football field in Gerald Prim Stadium. The program listed 254 senior candidates eligible to participate in the graduation ceremony, and they wasted no time filing in from two different...

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Austin Academic Center Hosts Commencement For Class of 2022
May24

Austin Academic Center Hosts Commencement For Class of 2022

Austin Academic Center hosted a commencement service Monday afternoon for the Class of 2022. Sulphur Springs ISD Superintendent Mike Lamb welcomed the gathering of family and friends who filled the Board Room of the SSISD Administration Building May 23, 2022. Hopkins County Military Coalition presented the colors, and Danette Lovelady sang the National Anthem. Class member Stephanie Zuniga gave an invocation, a prayer of thanks and...

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