Juanita Hammond
Sep17

Juanita Hammond

Funeral services for Juanita Hammond, age 87, of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 3:00 p.m., Friday, September 18, 2020 at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Jason Dietze officiating and Rev. Charles Moore assisting. Interment will follow at Restlawn Memorial Park with Heath Hammond, Adam Hammond, Luke Hammond, Logan Schumacher, Colton Freeman, Carmen Ortega, Ben Hammond, and Gabriel Lozano serving as pallbearers. Honorary...

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Sharon Hohhertz
Sep07

Sharon Hohhertz

A memorial service for Sharon Hohhertz, age 70, of Sulphur Springs, are pending at this time. Sharon peacefully fell asleep in death at her home Sunday morning, September 6, 2020. Sharon was born in Ardmore, OK on June 20, 1950. She was one of five children born to Amos and Doris Price. She grew up in Graham, Texas and went to school to be an educator and taught public schools for years. She was married to Durwin Hohhertz on December...

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Jackie Karem Maddox
Aug30

Jackie Karem Maddox

Jackie Karem Maddox of Seaford, Delaware, passed away August 28, 2020. He was born on January 30, 1936 in Sulphur Springs, Texas and was the son of Clyde and Ruby Maddox who preceded him in death. After graduating from Sulphur Springs High School, Jack attended two years of college at East Texas State Teachers College in Commerce, Texas. He enlisted in the Navy in 1956 and served on the Cruiser USS Providence and the Carrier USS Lake...

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Local AMBUS Deployed For Hurricane Laura
Aug27

Local AMBUS Deployed For Hurricane Laura

Before Hurricane Laura hit the coast early Thursday morning, the AMBUS stationed in Hopkins County had already gotten the call on Monday and headed to a staging area near Beaumont to be ready to assist. They first transported eleven patients from a rehabilitation hospital to San Antonio and spent the night in San Antonio. The next day they were involved in a “heavy strike” team that involved 4 busses, 5 ambulances and...

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Tim Mabe
Aug27

Tim Mabe

Timothy Ray Mabe of Wills Point, Texas, passed away August 24, 2020. Tim was born January 5, 1953 in Commerce, Texas to John Franklin and Ruby Jewel (Smith) Mabe. He was preceded in death by his parents, beloved brother-in-law Joe Higginbotham, and father-in-law Colonel Jack Cobb. Tim grew-up surrounded by the love of his parents, siblings, and extended Mabe family in Brashear, Texas. Raised on his parents’ dairy farm, he continued to...

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TAMUC Announces New Welcome Center For Prospective Students
Aug13

TAMUC Announces New Welcome Center For Prospective Students

The Welcome Center at Texas A&M University-Commerce Serves as the University’s New Front Door COMMERCE, TX—The former One Stop Shop at A&M-Commerce recently reorganized and reopened as The Welcome Center. Located on the east edge of campus, The Welcome Center serves as the “front door” of the university where guests enjoy a friendly introduction to Lion life. According to Nechell Bonds, vice president of enrollment...

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Scholarships Awarded To Future Educators
Aug09

Scholarships Awarded To Future Educators

Hopkins-Rains Retired School Personnel recently presented two Hopkins County high school graduates with $500 scholarships. Nancy Barton Moore presents a $500 scholarship to Sulphur Springs High School graduate, Grayson McClure and a $500 scholarship to Como-Pickton High School graduate, Diana Gallegos. The scholarships were awarded by the Hopkins-Rains Retired School Personnel to a graduating senior who will be seeking a degree in...

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Robert Mitchell Alsobrook
Aug07

Robert Mitchell Alsobrook

Graveside service for Robert Mitchell Alsobrook, age 71, of Como, will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, August 7, 2020 at North Hopkins Cemetery with Bro. Mike Coker officiating. Pallbearers will be Joshua Alexander Sr., Justin Dixon, Randell Alsobrook, David Delgado, Andy Cockrum, and “JD” James Dale Collins. There will be a come and go visitation from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, August 5th and 6th at West Oaks...

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Norma J. (Volcik) Worley
Aug07

Norma J. (Volcik) Worley

On Tuesday, June 2, 2020, Norma J. (Volcik) Worley, 82, passed from this life at Christus Mother Frances Hospital in Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, Texas after a short struggle with poor health. She lived 10 years in Emory, Rains County, Texas before moving into assisted living with her late husband of 63 years, Billy D. Worley, who preceded her in death in 2019. Born August 31, 1937 in Dallas, Texas, she was the only child of the...

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Mark Alan Hicks
Aug05

Mark Alan Hicks

Mark Alan Hicks passed away on June 1, 2020 in Sulphur Springs, Texas. He was born on December 19, 1966 to Don and Sherron Matthews Hicks in McAlester, Oklahoma. He was of the Christian faith and truly loved the Lord. Mark was a skilled mechanic and took great joy in being “Mr. Fix It”. He was a kind man with a BIG heart, had many God given talents and was always willing to help anyone. Mark always shared a big smile, had a quick and...

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