New Tai Ji Quan Class for Local Seniors at The Roc
Sep17

New Tai Ji Quan Class for Local Seniors at The Roc

According to Karon Weatherman of the Sulphur Springs Seniors Center, the Tai Ji Quan class will be moving to the ROC starting on Monday, September 28th at a new time. We will keep the class there until the Senior Citizens Center opens back up. Instructor Karen Moseley will still be teaching the Class every Monday and Thursday but is moving the class to 11:00 AM. See attached Flyer. The Class is FREE. Come take advantage of this class...

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Local DAR Reminds of US Constitution Week, Observed Annually September 17 – 23
Sep14

Local DAR Reminds of US Constitution Week, Observed Annually September 17 – 23

Constitution Week commemorates the formation and signing on September 17, 1787, of the United States Constitution and recognize all who, by coming of age or by naturalization, have become citizens.[1] The observance of Constitution Week runs annually from September 17 to September 23. It was officially enacted on August 2, 1956 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower from a congressional resolution petitioned by the Daughters of the...

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Highlights From John Chester Dutch Oven Class
Sep14

Highlights From John Chester Dutch Oven Class

The class was held on Saturday September 12, 2020 inside Heritage Park, and a healthy-size interest was obvious from the number and variety of cooks who registered. From beginner to advanced, from young to forever young, these cooks have learned the secret that great outdoor cooking is best shared with others! Thanks Rick and Carlie for keeping alive and strong the Hopkins County legacy sparked by Johnny “Buffalo”...

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On 9/11, a Patriots Day Observance
Sep10

On 9/11, a Patriots Day Observance

A 9/11 observance will be conducted at Hopkins County Fire Station on Texas Street starting at 9 a.m. Friday, September 11, 2020. The event is a collaborative effort of Hopkins County Fire Department and Sheriff’s Office, the Fire Academy, Sulphur Springs Police and Fire Departments, Hopkins County EMS and possibly other available volunteer firefighters. Fire Academy Cadets will lower the flag to half staff. Community members...

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A Call To Action: Local Farms Need COVID-19 Relief, Need Your Support
Sep09

A Call To Action: Local Farms Need COVID-19 Relief, Need Your Support

In a phone call received from Stacy Finley, Director of Winnsboro Parks and Recreation, KSST was informed of a Call to Action in support of a bill going from the House of Representatives to the US Senate within the near future. The bill, currently HR 8096, was introduced in an effort to help small and mid-scale farms, black, indigenous and persons of color producers, farmers markets and local food businesses to cope with the economic...

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Beryl Ray Chapman
Sep07

Beryl Ray Chapman

Beryl Ray Chapman of Corinth, Texas, (formerly of Mesquite, Texas) passed away at 9:40 am on Friday, September 4, 2020 at home with his two daughters by his side.  He battled bladder cancer and Lewy Body Dementia over the last few years.  Beryl was born to Claude Andrew Chapman and Rosa Lee Smiddy Chapman on February 21, 1939.  He grew up in Tira, Texas, before serving in the US Army from 1959-1961.  After...

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Genealogical Fall Seminar To Be Offered Virtually and In-Person on September 19
Sep03

Genealogical Fall Seminar To Be Offered Virtually and In-Person on September 19

John Sellers will present the seminar Due to popular request, the day-long Genealogical Research Seminar to be presented by John Sellers on Saturday September 19, 2020 now has an added dimension to accommodate everyone interested in attending. The Seminar, a project of the Hopkins County Genealogical Society,  has been expanded from an in-person setting to also include a virtual setting. Four topics to hone your researching skills...

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2020 HC United Way Campaign to Kick Off
Sep02

2020 HC United Way Campaign to Kick Off

Mike Horne, HCUW Campaign Chair for 2020 In a letter from Susan Berning, Secretary of Hopkins County United Way, this year’s campaign is getting up and running. Plans are in place for a Workers Luncheon as well as a Lead Donor Luncheon, typically held prior to the start of weekly Report meetings. Here is updated information from Susan for United Way volunteers regarding these dates. We are planning towards another exciting and...

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Meredith Caddell New ‘Patient Experience Program Manager’at CHRISTUS Sulphur Springs
Aug31

Meredith Caddell New ‘Patient Experience Program Manager’at CHRISTUS Sulphur Springs

As August 2020 ended, Meredith Caddell was wrapping up her duties as CEO of the Hopkins County Healthcare Foundation and transitioning over to a very customer-oriented position in Patient Experience. When asked about the move, she replied “I have loved my job at the Healthcare Foundation; we have put on several very successful Galas and other fundraising events to fund new equipment and technology needed at the hospital. And...

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‘Jenny V. Glasscock of Bright Star’ Role Portrayal Enjoyed at Historical/Genealogical Event
Aug31

‘Jenny V. Glasscock of Bright Star’ Role Portrayal Enjoyed at Historical/Genealogical Event

Socially distanced inside the Winnifred Building at the Hopkins County Historical Park on August 27, 2020, a sizeable crowd was treated to an entertaining role portrayal of a leading citizen of Hopkins County’s past. Paula Altenbaumer presented the colorful and ambitious Jenny V. Glasscock, costumed as she might have been as an 1860’s hotel owner. Jenny’s husband Thomas J. Glasscock pioneered the tourism trade once...

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