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Hopkins County Commissioner’s Court To Expand Fireworks Sale
Jan26

Hopkins County Commissioner’s Court To Expand Fireworks Sale

The Hopkins County Commissioner’s Court during a recent meeting has unanimously decided to expand the dates that fireworks can be sold in Hopkins County. This decision will allow registered firework distributors to sell fireworks on three additional holidays. By state statute, fireworks can already be sold around the July 4th holiday, and the Christmas/New Years holiday. The following list is of all approved holidays for...

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Hopkins County Commissioners Court Considers Expanding Fireworks Sales
Jan20

Hopkins County Commissioners Court Considers Expanding Fireworks Sales

The Hopkins County Commissioners Court will consider adding select holidays for the sale of fireworks in Hopkins county. Currently there are only two periods in which fireworks are legally permitted to be sold, these dates are: June 24th-July 4th, Dec 20th-Jan 1st. The Commissioners Court has proposed the idea of allowing the sale of fireworks on holidays such as Texas Independence Day, San Jacinto Day, and Memorial Day. These new...

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Symphony League To Host 30th Independence Day Concert Saturday, July 2, 2022
Jul01

Symphony League To Host 30th Independence Day Concert Saturday, July 2, 2022

Celebration On Square Will Pay Tribute To Those Who Serve, Conclude With Fireworks Show Northeast Texas Symphony Orchestra will be performing a milestone concert Saturday night, the group’s 30th Independence Day Show in Sulphur Springs. Fireworks seen from Celebration Plaza during the 2021 Independence Day Fireworks show which followed the Symphony Orchestra concert City and county residents will be joined on Celebration Plaza...

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Community Invited on Saturday, July 3, for Free Independence Concert and Fireworks Downtown at 8 p.m.
Jul03

Community Invited on Saturday, July 3, for Free Independence Concert and Fireworks Downtown at 8 p.m.

American Flag Thanks to the Sulphur Springs Symphony League, the 2021 Independence Concert and Fireworks will take place at 8pm on Saturday July 3. This year’s event is the 29th annual extravaganza hosted by the Symphony League. Bring the family for this heart-stirring, flag-waving red, white and blue occasion, free and open to everyone. Conductor Dr. Doug Bakenhus and the NE Texas Symphony Orchestra will present a thrilling...

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Portion Of Plaza Parking, Downtown Streets To Be Closed Saturday During Independence Day Celebration, Fireworks
Jun30

Portion Of Plaza Parking, Downtown Streets To Be Closed Saturday During Independence Day Celebration, Fireworks

As Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County residents begin filling downtown Saturday evening, motorists are reminded a portion of plaza parking will be closed Saturday. The 2021 Independence Concert and Fireworks Celebration kicks off at 8 p.m. Visitors to the downtown area should take into account the higher volume of foot traffic to Celebration Plaza. “Due to the safety zone needed for the fireworks display, some parking around the...

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Independence Concert is Back! July 3 by SS Symphony League
Jun18

Independence Concert is Back! July 3 by SS Symphony League

From a Press Release by SS Symphony League: We’re back!! The Symphony League is so excited to be hosting the downtown concert and fireworks once again! This event is outdoors and free to the public thanks to our major sponsors: Alliance Bank, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs, and Grocery Supply Company. Bring your chairs and visit one of our downtown restaurants/eateries for a memorable evening of music...

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Tira News: Homecoming Slated July 4
Jun17

Tira News: Homecoming Slated July 4

By Jan Vaughn, Tira News correspondent, [email protected] The Tira Homecoming is quickly approaching. It will be held on Sunday, July 4. The program and business meeting will begin at 11 a.m. inside the Tira Methodist Church, and then a covered dish lunch will be shared at the picnic tables on the grounds. Donations for the upkeep of the cemetery grounds may be given that day or you can mail them to the Tira Cemetery Association,...

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Tira News – July 8, 2020
Jul08

Tira News – July 8, 2020

By Jan Vaughn We want to express our appreciation to all of those who have sent contributions for the upkeep of the Tira Cemetery. We hope to see you at the homecoming next July. Tira city limit sign Billy Moss reports that he and “Cinda Moss celebrated [their] weddinganniversary on July 4th alone at Cooper Lake Dam, watching the sun go down.” He added that they’ve been together 22 years and have been married for 3 years. Billy, also,...

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Chamber Connection – July 2
Jul01

Chamber Connection – July 2

By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Lezley Brown The fireworks for 4th of July have been cancelled, however, please remember that the Symphony League is holding their concert and fireworks celebration on Saturday, Sept. 5. Mark your calendars! The Hopkins County Adult Leadership is happy to announce that we are currently taking applications for the 2020-21 class. The Adult Leadership Class is a community...

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Hopkins County 4th Of July Celebration Cancelled
Jun29

Hopkins County 4th Of July Celebration Cancelled

The Hopkins County 4th of July celebration planned to be held downtown Sulphur Springs this weekend has officially been cancelled. City and county officials meet at 10:30 a.m. Monday to discuss the impact Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-28 will have locally, particularly the Hopkins County 4th of July celebration. Just before 11 a.m. Monday, June 29, city officials reported that Sulphur Springs Mayor Johns Sellers, after...

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