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Win Tickets to Mainstreet Uncorked on KRVA
Oct01

Win Tickets to Mainstreet Uncorked on KRVA

KRVA is giving away tickets to Mainstreet Uncorked: Wine and Music Festival happening Saturday, October 9th from 1:00-7:00pm! Enjoy a relaxing night out on the town with tasty wines, fun shopping, and listening to great music! To enter to win LIKE the KRVA Facebook Homepage AND this post! Winners will be announced Wednesday October 6th at 7:15 on KRVA 107.1 FM. Winners and their guest MUST be 21 years or older and have a VALID ID to...

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Travel Tuesday: Panama Canal Cruise, Special Pricing on Balcony Cabins
Aug31

Travel Tuesday: Panama Canal Cruise, Special Pricing on Balcony Cabins

A trip from the west coast to the east coast of the United States got a lot shorter a little over 100 years ago, thanks to the construction of the Panama Canal. For those who enjoy cruising, this is a bucket-list worthy journey to sail from one coast to another transiting through this engineering marvel. Through special arrangement with Princess Cruises, you can spend 15 days aboard Island Princess from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale...

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Sulphur Springs Hosts Final Round Of Texas WaterX Championship
Jul19

Sulphur Springs Hosts Final Round Of Texas WaterX Championship

It’s finally here! Make plans to attend the professional Jet Ski race event in Sulphur Springs THIS weekend: July 24th to 25th. Saturday 8-5 pm and Sunday 8-3 pm. Admission is free to the public and features food venders, local business booths, jet ski performances, and action-packed racing! Jettribe is proud to be the Title Sponsor of the final round of the Texas WaterX Championship watercraft race series, sanctioned by the...

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Work On Dike Solar Plant Accelerates Ahead Of Lawsuit
Jul18

Work On Dike Solar Plant Accelerates Ahead Of Lawsuit

There has been a flurry of activity in the Dike community since a lawsuit was filed against Hopkins Energy, LLC and Hopkins County over the proposed solar plant that has been planned for the Dike community. Contractors for the project have stepped up their efforts and seem to be working at a faster pace to get the project further along before a hearing planned for 9am on Monday, July 19th which could put a stop to all work. Judge Will...

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Dike Resident Files Lawsuit To Stop Solar Farm
Jun30

Dike Resident Files Lawsuit To Stop Solar Farm

After months of questions, meetings, and disagreements a lawsuit has been filed against Hopkins Energy LLC and Hopkins County which will bring all of the back and forth between Dike residents, county officials and Engie Energy Company into the courtroom. Cynthia Martin, who has lead “Save Dike From Solar” efforts to prevent a solar facility from being constructed in Dike, has filed a petition in the 62nd Judicial District...

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Journey Road Ministries Plans Golf Tourney
Jun24

Journey Road Ministries Plans Golf Tourney

This well deserving ministry for foster families is hosting it’s first annual golf tournament July 19, 2021 at the Sulphur Springs Country Club. Interested golfers or sponsors can click here to register: Journey Road Golf Tournament. Journey Road Ministries is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that covers multiple counties in East Texas. Their mission is to build a community where foster children feel supported, empowered and...

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Travel Tuesday: Vegas Is OPEN, And Crowded
Jun22

Travel Tuesday: Vegas Is OPEN, And Crowded

We took another trip, and this time to Las Vegas for a family member’s 21st birthday. A quick trip for eight, some who had never been to Las Vegas, and others who are seasoned veterans of the desert entertainment city. The city is constantly evolving and everyone there seemed to agree that the pandemic had ended. Very few masks were observed on the “tourist” side of things, and there will still masks on most servers...

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Bright Star Cinemas: It’s Time To Return To The Theater
Jun10

Bright Star Cinemas: It’s Time To Return To The Theater

After more than a year, we returned to our local theater to enjoy “A Quiet Place, Part II” and found our experience to be as enjoyable as we expected. As one of the hardest hit business sectors during the Covid pandemic, I am happy to say that our local movie theater has weathered the storm and is ready to serve their customers. Having a recent remodel (pre-Covid) the theater offers reclining seats, and a fresh interior...

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Travel Tuesday: Universal Studios – Orlando
Jun08

Travel Tuesday: Universal Studios – Orlando

I missed posting a travel story last Tuesday, beause, well, I was traveling. For the first time in over a year, we finally took a trip, on a plane, and stayed at a hotel for four nights!! Now you probably have already guessed (by the headline) that we flew to Orlando and spent four days chasing a four-year-old around Universal Studios. Below are a few tips if you would like to visit Universal Studios. Flights We chose American...

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Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County Weathers Storm Relatively Unscathed
May04

Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County Weathers Storm Relatively Unscathed

Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County weathered Monday night’s storm relatively unscathed, despite a deluge of rain and high winds, according to local officials. The National Weather Service reported winds 87 mile per hour wind gusts were observed at Sulphur Springs Municipal Airport at 11:04 p.m. Monday, May 3, 2021. At 11:08 p.m., severe thunderstorms extended along a line from Tira to Sulphur Springs and Yantis at 35 miles per...

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