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SSHS Chick-Fil-A Leadership Academy Invites Community To Battle Of The Badges Game
Apr28

SSHS Chick-Fil-A Leadership Academy Invites Community To Battle Of The Badges Game

The Sulphur Springs High School Chick-Fil-A Leadership Academy invites the entire community to bring the family and come out and have fun watching the Battle of the Badges Softball Game this Saturday, April 30, 2022, at Lady Cats softball park at SSHS. Chick-Fil-A Leadership Academy is hosting the event as their spring group project. The CFA Leadership meets once monthly throughout the school year to develop leadership skills. At...

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30 SSHS Students Kickoff Chick-fil-A Leader Academy
Sep17

30 SSHS Students Kickoff Chick-fil-A Leader Academy

Sulphur Springs High School kicked off a new program Wednesday designed to help students develop into effective leaders. The Chick-Fil-A Leader Academy is one of the largest leadership academies in America, with 110,000 students from over 1,050 schools in 40 states helping more than 2. 5 million people through impact projects since it launches in 3 schools in 2013. “Sulphur Springs Chick-Fil-A will be sponsoring our students as...

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Chick-fil-A First 100 Campout 12-Hour Event Under Way
May01

Chick-fil-A First 100 Campout 12-Hour Event Under Way

Chick-fil-A’s Sulphur Springs restaurant officially opens Thursday morning. To get kick off the celebration, local franchise owner and operator Bryson Billington invites residents to a First 100 Campout 12-hour event. Community members are invited to camp overnight from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. with other Chick-fil-A enthusiasts. Up to 100 adults, who bring a government issued ID that’s within the eligible zipcodes and meet...

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Work Progressing At Chick-Fil-A Site
Mar25

Work Progressing At Chick-Fil-A Site

Chick-Fil-A Construction of the new Chick-Fil-A continues to progress, with the structure appreciably complete and the opening projected for May, local sources report.

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Demolition Permit and Building Permit Issued to Chick-fil-A; Lot Next Door Being Cleared for Unnamed Restaurant
Sep27

Demolition Permit and Building Permit Issued to Chick-fil-A; Lot Next Door Being Cleared for Unnamed Restaurant

A demolition permit and building permit have been issued and work has begun to prepare the site for Chick-fil-A in Sulphur Springs. Plans have been issued for construction. Chick-fil-A will be located on Shannon Road between the current location of Chili’s and Panda Express. A second lot, to the east of the Chick-fil-A lot is being cleared for a yet unnamed restaurant according to sources.  Thursday afternoon work began to...

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Wildcats Win Union Grove Chick-fil-A Tournament
Dec10

Wildcats Win Union Grove Chick-fil-A Tournament

Wildcats Basketball 79-60 The Wildcats’ basketball team won a coin flip and also took home the championship of the Union Grove Chick-fil-A Tournament with a 79-60 win over Willis Saturday afternoon. When it seemed that Mount Pleasant and the Wildcats were on a collision course for the championship game, both coaching staffs agreed to prevent that from happening. A coin was flipped and the Wildcats won the toss, which allowed...

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Hopkins County Dairy Festival Board Recognizes Top Sponsors Of 2022
Jun08

Hopkins County Dairy Festival Board Recognizes Top Sponsors Of 2022

The Hopkins County Dairy Festival kicks into high gear this Friday with an opening ceremony and continues the next two Saturdays. The annual salute to the dairy industry wouldn’t be possible, however, without the generous support of local businesses and organizations. The DF Board took time this week to recognize some of this year’s top sponsors. The DF has four levels of sponsorship, Festival Underwriters, Dairy Partners,...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Invite Community To Upcoming Events
Apr06

Sulphur Springs City Council Invite Community To Upcoming Events

Rodeo, Lewis and Abron Medical Fundraisers, First Responders Events, Kids Kingdom Work Days Coming Up This Mont Sulphur Springs City Council, before addressing the business and action items on the regular April meeting agenda, took time at the beginning of the Tuesday night, April 5, 2022 council meeting, to report on and invite community members to attend a few upcoming events they are involved in or aware of that will be happening...

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2021 Hopkins County Stew Contest Champions
Oct25

2021 Hopkins County Stew Contest Champions

Although the final count for ticket sales aren’t yet in, the 52nd Annual World Champion Hopkins County Stew Contest was estimated to have drawn well over 6,000 to Buford Park Saturday morning, Oct. 23, to sample some of this year’s entries. Overall, 150 signed up to compete in the 2021 Hopkins County Stew contest. However, due to some personal emergencies, a few teams had to back out prior, leaving 145 pots of stew....

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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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