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‘Be Well, Live Well’ a Healthy Living Program for Ages 55+  by the Tx Agrilife Extension Service
Mar24

‘Be Well, Live Well’ a Healthy Living Program for Ages 55+ by the Tx Agrilife Extension Service

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension in Hopkins County is offering a free series targeted toward the 55+ age group.  The series, called “Be Well, Live Well,” is to aid individuals to age successfully.  Topics include Be Independent, Eat Well; Be Able to Read the Label; Be Safe, Eat Safe; Be Creative, Plan Meals; and Be Fit-Move More.  Sessions will take place Mondays and Thursdays, April 12, 15, 19, and 22 at the Hopkins...

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VFW Steak Night Tonight!
Mar23

VFW Steak Night Tonight!

Even though it has been rescheduled a few times, tonight March 23rd, 2021 is steak night at the VFW in Sulphur Springs, TX. The VFW will be serving Steaks with all the trimmings cooked by Big Smith’s Bar-B-Q on sight. $25 per person. Tickets available at the Canteen. Click here for more information

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SSHS FFA Cash Vititow’s Red Brahman Heifer Wins Best in Breed at Houston Livestock Show!
Mar23

SSHS FFA Cash Vititow’s Red Brahman Heifer Wins Best in Breed at Houston Livestock Show!

Cash Vititow with his entry TO 68, named Overall Grand Champion Red Brahman Female at Houston From a March 22 press release from John Holland, SSHS Ag Instructor/FFA Advisor, during this past month 8 students on the livestock show team traveled to the Houston Livestock Show. Cash Vititow, Maurie Flecker, Savannah Allen, Jace Mayers, and Jose Flores all took Breeding Beef Heifers, and all showed extremely well in very large...

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Hopkins County 4H Archery Shooters Compete in Houston
Mar23

Hopkins County 4H Archery Shooters Compete in Houston

Bella Vaculik In March, two Hopkins County 4H archery shooters traveled to the Houston Livestock Show to compete in an NASP meet. Taydon Horton and Bella Vaculik got a good measure of experience from the competition. According to County 4-H Archery coach Stephanie Stewart, “Taydon Horton is a 5th grader from SSES and Bella Vaculik is a 6th grader from Miller Grove ISD. This is the first time for both of them competing at this...

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SS Seniors Center Re-opens on Monday, April 5,  Seniors Welcome!
Mar22

SS Seniors Center Re-opens on Monday, April 5, Seniors Welcome!

Karon Weatherman will be happy to see the Seniors coming back to the Seniors Center. “I’ve missed them!’ she says! Director Karon Weatherman is thrilled to share the news that the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center will re-open it’s doors on Monday, April 5, 2021 for exercise, activities and lunch through the Meal A Day program. “Almost a year to the day since we closed in 2020 due to the pandemic, we...

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‘Welcome Home’ Celebration for Vietnam Vets Being Held Across the US by Wreaths Across America
Mar18

‘Welcome Home’ Celebration for Vietnam Vets Being Held Across the US by Wreaths Across America

The 48-foot long WAA Mobile Educational Exhibit is making stops in Texas this Spring Sulphur Springs, Texas was one of many Texas towns to host a Welcome Home Celebration specifically for returning Vietnam Vets…staged fifty years after their return home. Actually, through 2025, these Welcome Home celebrations will be held in towns across the nation as routes are planned and events scheduled. The Wreaths Across America Mobile...

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Women’s History Month Observed Virtually with a ‘Women of Distinction’ Awards Ceremony
Mar16

Women’s History Month Observed Virtually with a ‘Women of Distinction’ Awards Ceremony

TAMU-Commerce Professor Lavelle Hendricks, Pastor of East Caney Missionary Baptist Church in Hopkins County, announces a virtual event honoring women to be held in Sulphur Springs, Texas on Sunday March 28, 2021 at 5:30pm. You are welcome to attend this free event at https://tamuc.zoom.us/j/93955723705, or get more information at [email protected] The Inaugural Gyeula Watson ‘Women of Distinction and Honor’ Awards...

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Genealogical Research Zoom Meeting to be Held March 18 with Researcher Bernard N. Meisner
Mar16

Genealogical Research Zoom Meeting to be Held March 18 with Researcher Bernard N. Meisner

Genealogist/Lecturer Bernard N. Meisner Our Speaker:  Bernard N. Meisner, is a genealogist and lecturer based in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.  He began researching his family 30 years ago and enjoys sharing lessons learned from that experience, including his mistakes.  Although he knew only one grandparent (his maternal grandfather) he has successfully identified all of his great-great grandparents,...

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Como Pickton FFA Chapter Annual Meal and Auction Fundraiser
Mar13

Como Pickton FFA Chapter Annual Meal and Auction Fundraiser

The students of the Como-Pickton CISD FFA Chapter were determined to have a successful “stew and auction” this Spring because they were not able to hold their fundraiser in the Autumn of 2020 due to Covid-19 restrictions. The Spring event, held on Thursday March 11, 2021 was modified to become a ‘Baked Potato Supper and Auction” and it turned out great. A good crowd was already gathering inside the high school...

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Dena Loyd Invites Community to the WAA Mobile Educational Exhibit for Vietnam Vets Near Veterans Memorial Downtown on Wednesday March 17, 2021
Mar12

Dena Loyd Invites Community to the WAA Mobile Educational Exhibit for Vietnam Vets Near Veterans Memorial Downtown on Wednesday March 17, 2021

Long known to promote recognition of veterans in Hopkins County, Dena Loyd of Sulphur Springs has secured for our community a visit from the Mobile Educational Exhibit for Vietnam Veterans, sponsored by the Wreaths Across American non-profit organization. The MEE mobile museum will be set up near the Veterans Memorial in downtown Sulphur Springs on Wednesday March 17, 2021 between 10am and 6pm. The exhibit is for everyone to view and...

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