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2021 Winners in the Hopkins Rains County Hay Show Based on Protein Analysis
Oct25

2021 Winners in the Hopkins Rains County Hay Show Based on Protein Analysis

The annual Hopkins Rains County Hay Show was held on Thursday October 21, 2021 in the arena foyer at the Civic Center. Hay farmers and local banking institutions made up most of the attendance, and they enjoyed fellowship as well as a BBQ lunch catered by Wrights BBQ prior to the announcement of winners. The Hay Show is sponsored annually by Hopkins-Rains Water and Soil Conservation District office headquartered in...

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Lady Cats Volleyball Team Swept by Hallsville on Friday’s Senior Night
Oct25

Lady Cats Volleyball Team Swept by Hallsville on Friday’s Senior Night

Things did not go as planned on Friday, Oct. 22 when Sulphur Springs hosted Hallsville on senior night for the volleyball program.  Seven seniors were honored Friday, in numerical order: #1, Parris Pickett#2, Brooklynn Burnside#3, Myssiah Dugan#4, Peyton Hammock#5, A.J. Dodd#7, Ellikate Danieland #15, Kaslyn Hurley, but the Lady Cats of Hallsville were set to get their second win over Sulphur Springs on the 2021 season and...

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All Hopkins County Veterans And Service Members Invited To SSHS Veterans Day Program
Oct25

All Hopkins County Veterans And Service Members Invited To SSHS Veterans Day Program

Sulphur Springs High School Monday announced the return of its traditional Veterans Day program for all Hopkins County Veterans and Service Members. The SSHS Veterans Day program will be held at Sulphur Springs High School on Thursday, November 11. A reception will be hosted in the SSHS Library from 12 to 1:30 p.m., and the program will be follow in the SSHS gym from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 11. SSHS Veterans Day program planned Nov....

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CANHelp’s 17th Annual Fall Coat & Blanket Drive
Oct25

CANHelp’s 17th Annual Fall Coat & Blanket Drive

The winter months can be a tough time for everyone, especially those already struggling to get by. Thankfully, for those in Hopkins County, help is available.  Please join CANHelp by participating in their 17th Annual Fall Coat & Blanket Drive to ensure everyone in Hopkins County stays warm this winter. This week, CANHelp and its partners began accepting new and gently used coats and blankets of all sizes from now through the...

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More Views of the 52nd  Annual World Champion Hopkins County Stew Contest
Oct25
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Screamfest: Have Fun and Find What’s Your Reality at VR Social
Oct25

Screamfest: Have Fun and Find What’s Your Reality at VR Social

VR Social is owned by Scott Hanson. He has been in the computer and gaming scene from the day his parents bought him an Atari 2600 for Christmas. From there it was the gift of an Atari 800XL with a modem that brought him into the world of hacking and BBSes (Bulletin Board Systems). The Hansons always love to discuss the latest in technology trends, so never hesitate to stop in and say hello. VR Social is a place where virtual reality...

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2021 Hopkins County Stew Contest Champions
Oct25

2021 Hopkins County Stew Contest Champions

Although the final count for ticket sales aren’t yet in, the 52nd Annual World Champion Hopkins County Stew Contest was estimated to have drawn well over 6,000 to Buford Park Saturday morning, Oct. 23, to sample some of this year’s entries. Overall, 150 signed up to compete in the 2021 Hopkins County Stew contest. However, due to some personal emergencies, a few teams had to back out prior, leaving 145 pots of stew....

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Meet & Greet With Allen West, 2022 GOP Gubernatorial Candidate, Scheduled in Greenville Monday Morning
Oct24

Meet & Greet With Allen West, 2022 GOP Gubernatorial Candidate, Scheduled in Greenville Monday Morning

A Meet and Greet is scheduled Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, with Allen West, was elected in July 2020 as chairman of the Republican Party of Texas and served in that positions until his resignation on July 11, 2021. West on July 4, 2021, announced his intent to challenge Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for the Republican nomination for governor in 2022. The meet and greet will be hosted from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Monday at Ernie’s Pit BBQ,...

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Meal A Day Menu For Oct. 25-29, 2021
Oct24

Meal A Day Menu For Oct. 25-29, 2021

Meal-A-Day food preparation Volunteers prepare meals at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center and deliver them five days a week to Meal A Day program recipients in Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County. The Meal A Day Menu for Oct. 25-29, 2021, includes: Monday – Chicken Pot Pie, Broccoli and Pickled Beets. Tuesday –  Rope Sausage, Sauerkraut, Black-Eyed Peas and Corn Bread.Wednesday – Chicken Nuggets, Mashed Potatoes and...

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Cumby Woman Allegedly Slapped, Threw  Her Ex-Husband During Disturbance
Oct23

Cumby Woman Allegedly Slapped, Threw Her Ex-Husband During Disturbance

Lone Oak Man Accused Of Assaulting Woman A Lone Oak Man was accused of assaulting his girlfriend after being awakened by an infant in their residence Saturday morning, while a Cumby woman allegedly slapped and threw her ex-husband during an altercation Friday evening, according to arrest reports. Johnson Road Arrest Dakota Shane Weir Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Justin Wilkerson and Nick Marney responded at 1:41 a.m....

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