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2021 Juneteenth Celebration Enjoyed by All Ages!
Jun22

2021 Juneteenth Celebration Enjoyed by All Ages!

Report by Juneteenth Committee: The 12th Annual Juneteenth Celebration was a huge success on Saturday June 19, 2021 and enjoyed by everyone in attendance. After missing a year, and losing one of our members to Covid, we had to step up and make this one bigger and better. This year we had our First Annual “Run For Freedom “2K run, and over 20 people participated in the race. As usual, our Juneteenth Parade was outstanding....

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Ribbon-Cutting at the new Grays Building on June 18 in Observance of Juneteenth, a New National Holiday
Jun18

Ribbon-Cutting at the new Grays Building on June 18 in Observance of Juneteenth, a New National Holiday

The community was well-represented as a couple of milestone events came together on a single day for Hopkins County residents. At noon on Friday June 18, as the nation was observing the new Juneteenth national holiday, the local community celebrated the near-completion of the Grays Building Community Center. City Councilman Reverend H. B. Nash More than 100 persons were present to see the interior of the beautiful new facility, hear a...

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Juneteenth 2021
Jun15

Juneteenth 2021

The Juneteenth 2021 celebration will be held June 19th, 2021 in Pacific Park in Sulphur Springs, TX. The inaugural “Run to Freedom” will be held this year. The run starts at 8AM. The parade starts at 11AM.

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Celebrating June 19th, or “Juneteenth”
Jun19

Celebrating June 19th, or “Juneteenth”

What is Juneteenth? Former President Obama explained Juneteenth as “a time to recommit ourselves to the work that remains undone. We remember that even in the darkest hours, there is cause to hope for tomorrow’s light. Today, no matter our race, religion, gender, or sexual orientation, we recommit ourselves to working to free modern-day slaves around the world and to honoring in our own time the efforts of those who fought so...

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2016 Juneteenth Celebration
Jun21

2016 Juneteenth Celebration

On Saturday, June 18th, 2016, the annual Juneteenth Celebration was held at Pacific Park. To kick-off the celebration, a parade was held at 10:30 am and was follow by a day of fun games and food. The Parade Marshall this year was Mrs. Guyeula Watson, Mrs. Watson was a long time educator in the community along with her husband Tommy Watson. Both were exemplary educators, church leaders, and pillars of the community.  The Sulphur...

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Community Juneteenth Celebration
Jun16

Community Juneteenth Celebration

  Saturday, June 18th, at Pacific Park in Sulphur Springs the community will be celebrating Juneteenth. The celebration will begin at 10:30 am and conclude at sundown. Juneteenth was born June 19, 1863 when General Gordon Granger and troops arrived in Galveston, Tx with the delayed news that slaves had already been freed by the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation by President Abraham Lincoln two and a half years earlier on...

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Juneteenth in Sulphur Springs, 2015
Jun22

Juneteenth in Sulphur Springs, 2015

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Juneteenth Emancipation Celebration, Saturday June 20th, Pacific Park
Jun18
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Juneteenth Emancipation Celebration, Saturday June 20th, Pacific Park
Jun15
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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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