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Gene Neal
Apr19

Gene Neal

Graveside service for Gene Neal, age 78, of Dike, Texas will be held at 2:30 P.M. on Friday, April 20, 2018 at Restlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Sulphur Springs with Eric Godwin officiating and Braden Burnside, Brenton Burnside, Mike McNair, Ricky Godwin, Justin Neal and Mack Reed serving as pallbearers.  Serving as honorary pallbearers are Chuck Collins, Chad Collins, David McCaig, Ed Moore, Don Stapleton, Joe Don Joslin and Don...

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Patsy Pettit
Jan21

Patsy Pettit

Funeral Service for Patsy Pettit, age 80, of Dike, TX will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel with Noel Bailey officiating and Shane Carrington assisting.  Interment will follow at Bennett Cemetery, Dike with Justin Neal, Jason Neal, Jon Neal, Sam Pettit, Chuck Collins and Chad Collins serving as pallbearers and her great grandchildren serving as honorary pallbearers.  Visitation will...

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Patsy Geraldine “Jerry” Caldwell
Nov06

Patsy Geraldine “Jerry” Caldwell

Patsy Geraldine “Jerry” Caldwell, age 87 of Winnsboro, passed away on Saturday, November 4th, 2017 in Winnsboro. She was born on August 22nd, 1930 in Upshur County to the late Emmitt Moon and Elba (Guthrie) Moon. Jerry was a homemaker, dairy farmer, and of the Baptist faith, as well as a proud mother and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her parents, as well as a brother, Chiles Wayne Moon, who died in service to our country...

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Mary Neal Whisenant, 89, of Pickton
Sep28

Mary Neal Whisenant, 89, of Pickton

Mary Neal Whisenant, age 89 of Pickton, went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 in Pickton. She was born on May 24th, 1928 in Lindsay, Ok., to Jim and Loda Bell Wilson. She was a Beauty Operator for many years as well as a Dairy Farmer, she was a member of the Tabernacle Baptist Church of Pickton. She was preceded in death by her Parents, Husbands James Courson and Bud Whisenant, Son-Michael Dwight Courson,...

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Ira “Junior” Neal
Dec02

Ira “Junior” Neal

Funeral Services for Junior Neal, age 88 of Dike, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, December 4, 2015 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home with Noel Bailey and Shane Carrington officiating.  Interment will follow at Restlawn Memorial Park with Ricky Massey, Jonah Massey, Wade Bartley, Joel Pace, Shawn Phillips and Steve Tubb serving as pallbearers.  His grandchildren are honorary pallbearers.  Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m....

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Extension Recognizes Outstanding Volunteers, Supporters At Annual Banquet
Nov04

Extension Recognizes Outstanding Volunteers, Supporters At Annual Banquet

Hopkins County AgriLife Extension Office recognized outstanding volunteers and supporters Thursday evening, Nov. 3, during the 2022 Extension Leadership Banquet. Featured Speaker While honorees and special guests enjoyed a meal of salad, baked potatoes, barbecue and peach cobbler prepared by Andy and Mary Lou Wright, Hopkins County Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace BJ Teer discussed ways everyone can became gamechangers. Precinct 1...

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4 Teams Log Over 2,400 Miles During 4-Week Walk Through Texas History Program
Jun10

4 Teams Log Over 2,400 Miles During 4-Week Walk Through Texas History Program

Four teams consisting of eight members each logged over 2,400 miles during the 4-week Walk Through Texas History Program this spring. Walk Through Texas History is a four-week program designed to help Texans establish the habit of regular physical activity while learning the rich history of Texas.  Each adult team may include up to 8 team members, all working together to reach designated goals while following along legendary...

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Extension Agents Recognize Volunteers, Outstanding Supporter Who Help Make Many Programs Successes
Nov05

Extension Agents Recognize Volunteers, Outstanding Supporter Who Help Make Many Programs Successes

Hopkins County AgriLife Extension Service Thursday evening recognized a group of people who continue to give of their time and talents to help make the many programs hosted by the local Extension office the successes they continue to be. A few very special awards, including state recognition and the Hopkins County Outstanding Extension Supporter of the Year, were presented at the 2021 Extension Leadership Banquet held Nov. 4, at...

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New HCSO Trucks, Election Judges, Updated County Calendar Approved
Aug25

New HCSO Trucks, Election Judges, Updated County Calendar Approved

New trucks for the sheriff’s office, an updated county holiday calendar, appointment of election judges and alternates, two agreements with governmental entities and the county-maintained road mileage inventory were among the items discussed and approved by Hopkins County Commissioners Court during their regular meeting earlier this week. New HCSO Trucks Hopkins County sought bids for two 2021 model or newer half-ton pickup...

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Hicks: Walk Thru Texas History and 4-H Project Tour Day
Jun09

Hicks: Walk Thru Texas History and 4-H Project Tour Day

By Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Family & Community Health Agent, Hopkins County Walk Thru Texas History Three teams (24 individuals) recently participated in “Walk Through Texas History”, as part of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension’s healthy lifestyle initiative.  Walk Through Texas History (WTTH) is a 4-week, 416-mile trek through historic places in Texas History, starting with Gonzales, and continuing with...

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