Save the Dates: “Benefits of Love” Events for Reed, Ivey and Cavanaugh Families
Oct16

Save the Dates: “Benefits of Love” Events for Reed, Ivey and Cavanaugh Families

The list of benefit events created to assist the families of victims of a recent local tragedy is growing. If you cannot attend a benefit event but wish to donate, please contact Vickie Pickel at 903-885-7621. Here are two of the first events. Thursday evening October 17, 2019 holds the first event in the “Benefits of Love” schedule of fundraisers. Themed “A Family Day on Celebration Plaza”, it is an evening...

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New Event! WCA ‘Cowboy Poetry Gathering’ in Winnsboro October 18, 19
Oct16

New Event! WCA ‘Cowboy Poetry Gathering’ in Winnsboro October 18, 19

Winnsboro event organizers Jim Willis and Brenda Buck invite you to attend! Winnsboro Center for the Arts, 200 Market Street Winnsboro, Texas is adding a Cowboy Poetry Gathering to it’s calendar of cultural arts events. Back in March 2019, Mary White, President of Winnsboro Center for the Arts, and Brenda Buck, Director of Winnsboro’s Main Street Project and Cultural Arts District, attended a Gathering in Alpine, Texas....

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Pecan Season! Corsicana Shelled Pecans Offered Through the Sr’s Center
Oct15

Pecan Season! Corsicana Shelled Pecans Offered Through the Sr’s Center

Corsicana pecans for the 2019 season Karon Weatherman, Director of the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center, knows that the good cooks of Hopkins County want fresh pecans for their holiday baking, and she is making it easy to get the freshest from Northeast Texas trees. She also knows the community is eager to help with fundraising for the proposed Senior Citizens Center, so here is a great way to do both! You can place your orders...

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“The Never Ending Story” Fantasy Takes Stage at Main Street Theater October 18-27
Oct10

“The Never Ending Story” Fantasy Takes Stage at Main Street Theater October 18-27

You may fondly remember the 1980’s children’s fantasy movie, ‘The Never Ending Story”. If so, you’ll want to take your offspring to see the stage version in Sulphur Springs this month! Community Players has cast more than two dozen local individuals for roles in this play, and a number of parents and their children were selected to play parts. “It’s serving as a kind of a hold-over from the...

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Meet Brent Smith, Hopkins County EMS Director
Oct09

Meet Brent Smith, Hopkins County EMS Director

Brent Smith loves his job and is pleased with the many ways in which Emergency Medical Services is being recognized across the State for the services it renders to the public. But he is especially pleased with the professional level of care and the continuity of services that Hopkins County EMS renders to persons in need of emergency transport and medical care. In fact, according to Brent, “our EMS vehicles are like a mobile...

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First Annual Walk ‘N Roll Will Be A Community Event on Saturday October 12
Oct08

First Annual Walk ‘N Roll Will Be A Community Event on Saturday October 12

L. to R. Victoria Smith, Clay Pirtle and Jessica Pope According to one of it’s organizers Clay Pirtle, a “Walk ‘N Roll” is a celebration for disability awareness, representing the first of it’s kind in Sulphur Springs. The free Walk ‘N Roll event will be held from 11am til 2pm on Saturday October 12, where else? but on Celebration Plaza downtown, and everyone is invited! There will be games and...

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The Amazing Dutch Oven Cookoff 2019 at Heritage Park; John Chester Would Have Been Proud!

Johnny “Buffalo” Chester took great pains and great pride in practicing the pioneer craft of outdoor cooking in iron utensils over an open fire or coals. No matter if it was a skillet, a stew pot or a covered ‘dutch oven’, he could cook anything, and had not only mastered the skill in his adult life but demonstrated it everywhere he could get a gathering. Following his passing, his friend Rick Wilson decided to...

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Community Prayer Vigil Held on Playground of Lamar Primary for Sandy, Keesha
Oct07

Community Prayer Vigil Held on Playground of Lamar Primary for Sandy, Keesha

Over 200 individuals gathered on Sunday October 6 at Lamar Primary playground to show support and to pray together for the families affected by the Friday October 4 vehicle crash. The crash took the lives of two Sulphur Springs women and injured their two children who were passengers in the vehicle. Organized quickly, the Prayer Vigil provided an outlet for emotions for friends and acquaintances of the Reed, Ivey and Cavanaugh...

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Helpful Programs for Seniors Coming Up October 8 and 10
Oct04

Helpful Programs for Seniors Coming Up October 8 and 10

A free Health Expo for Senior Citizens is planned on Tuesday morning October 8 at League Street Church of Christ. “Medicare Choices for Seniors” on October 10 at the Seniors Center is a free educational program which will offer information necessary for making choices about 2020 health care coverage.

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‘Walk to Remember’ Reaches Terrific Tuesdays Goal!
Oct04

‘Walk to Remember’ Reaches Terrific Tuesdays Goal!

Tammi and husband Jim Reardon gather finals donations for T-shirts and tickets that will go toward the total for the 2019 goal of $10,000 For the first time, Celebration Plaza hosted the annual “Walk to Remember” which annually raises money for the Terrific Tuesdays program in Sulphur Springs. What is Terrific Tuesdays? It is a Respite Care Program for anyone with Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Senility, Stroke and any other...

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