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John Prickette To Chair Convenience Distribution Association
Oct10

John Prickette To Chair Convenience Distribution Association

The Convenience Distribution Association announced that John Prickette, GSC Enterprises, Inc., Sulphur Springs, has been elected as Chair for 2021 at the association’s annual membership meeting. John Prickette Prickette was presented with the customary green jacket and gavel virtually by 2020 CDA Chair Scott Carrico, Richmond-Master Distributors, South Bend, IN, symbolizing the position of CDA Chair, during the meeting at the...

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Prickette Named Event Coordinator for Hospital Foundation
Oct13

Prickette Named Event Coordinator for Hospital Foundation

On behalf of the Health Care Foundation board members, Bob Weaver, Foundation Board Chairman is excited to announce the addition of Gena Prickette as event coordinator to the Foundation staff.  “We are thrilled that the Foundation has had so much growth over the past ten years that another person is needed to help with planning the details and coordinating the Lights of Life campaign and gala as well as other additional events hosted...

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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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Showing Appreciation To Teachers
May04

Showing Appreciation To Teachers

Sulphur Springs ISD Education Foundation may not have been able to assist educators in the manner they are used to, they couldn’t let the week pass without showing appreciation to teachers for all their extra work to help school go flow as normally as possible, especially during the extraordinary circumstances brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. “Normally, we would award Innovative Teaching Grants to teachers during the school...

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Dairy Festival is a “GO” in Hopkins County, August 8 !
Jun18

Dairy Festival is a “GO” in Hopkins County, August 8 !

According to Gena Prickette, the Hopkins County Dairy Festival Board of Directors is excited to let you know that the Dairy Festival is ON! for Summer 2020! ‘Our Hometown Tradition’ is the theme this year and there are 10 contestants for the title and crown of Dairy Festival Queen! The one-day festival date is Saturday August 8, 2020 with a parade and a pageant planned on that date. Gena stated, “although the hot-air...

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2018 Hopkins County Dairy Festival Schedule of Events…Make Time for Fun!
May21

2018 Hopkins County Dairy Festival Schedule of Events…Make Time for Fun!

Hello everyone! The Festival Board of Directors doesn’t want you to miss anything during the 2018 Hopkins County Dairy Festival, so here’s the schedule. Be sure and purchase your Pageant tickets from any of the eight contestants. This year’s theme is “Party Til the Cows Come Home”. See you there! Monday May 21st  Dairy Festival Queen’s Dinner at The Alcove at 6:00. Friday June 8th.  at  12:00 noon is the...

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Dairy Festival Udderances Announces Preparations for June: Hot Air Balloons, Parade, Queen Candidates
Mar15

Dairy Festival Udderances Announces Preparations for June: Hot Air Balloons, Parade, Queen Candidates

The Hopkins County Dairy Festival Board of Directors is beginning preparations for the 2018 Dairy Festival!  We have already received lots of inquiries from interested participants – for the parade, the balloons, and of course, from candidates for the Coronation Pageant.    The Festival dates are June 8 – June 16.  This year’s theme is: “Party ‘Til The Cows Come Home!”.  Our Board President, Carolyn McKinney, will host the opening...

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SSISD Education Foundation Grants Awarded Tuesday
Dec06

SSISD Education Foundation Grants Awarded Tuesday

Over $20,000 in funded Grants for Great Ideas were distributed Tuesday by the Sulphur Springs ISD Education Foundation. Foundations members Ryan McKenzie, Don Sapaugh, Miki Eddins, John Campbell, and Gena Prickette accompanied by SSISD Human Resource and Communication Director Rusty Hardin and Superintendent Mike Lamb made surprise visits to various campuses in the school district. This is the second year the foundation has presented...

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Education Foundation Expo Features Eight Grant Winning Projects
Apr25

Education Foundation Expo Features Eight Grant Winning Projects

  Eight grant winning projects will be featured Wednesday during the 2016 Education Foundation Expo at the Hopkins County Civic Center. The Sulphur Springs Independent School District invites all local businesses and community members to join them for the Expo from at 11:30 a.m. until at 1:00 pm. Tickets are $15 for the event, which includes lunch provided by the SSHS Culinary Arts students. The Expo will showcase the eight...

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SSISD Foundation Grant Awarded to 3D Global Design
Dec16

SSISD Foundation Grant Awarded to 3D Global Design

Wednesday December 16th, Sulphur Springs High School Art Class received a $2,450 grant from the SSISD Education Foundation. The grant will assist the 3D Global Design Community with 3D print, assemble, and modify prosthetics (3D designs) in the Art classes of Dr. Philip Dick.

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