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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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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Chamber Connection – April 27
Apr27

Chamber Connection – April 27

By Butch Burney Eat as much crawfish as you can and also help a great cause with Rotary Club’s Claws for a Cause benefit dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, May 30, downtown. Proceeds will go to selected non-profits and scholarships. Tickets are still available for the crawfish dinner with fixings. Drinks will be available for purchase. Dub and The Love Machines will also be playing for the cause. Be a Kids Superhero You can be a...

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Chamber Connection – April 20
Apr20

Chamber Connection – April 20

Volunteers Needed April 22-23 To Help Rehab Kids Kingdom By Butch Burney This is the weekend that Kids Kingdom needs your help! The Sulphur Springs Leadership Class has selected to rehab Mary Bonham’s Kids Kingdom in Buford Park. And just like when it was constructed quarter-century ago, everyone is invited to help. Friday and Saturday, April 22-23, have been designated as work days to re-stain all the wood in Kids Kingdom and spread...

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April 13 Chamber Connection: Educational Lunch And Learn Coming Up On April 20
Apr13

April 13 Chamber Connection: Educational Lunch And Learn Coming Up On April 20

By Butch Burney Education will be the topic of the Chamber’s next Lunch and Learn, scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, at The Oaks Bed and Breakfast. Cumby ISD faculty will be on hand to talk about their PTECH program and how student internships can benefit businesses and students alike. Sulphur Springs ISD Superintendent Mike Lamb will also be on hand to discuss the $93 million bond proposal that will go before...

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