Chamber Connection – Oct. 17, 2019
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Chamber Connection – Oct. 17, 2019

Lezley Brown By Lezley Brown, president/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce The 50th Annual Hopkins County Stew Contest will be held at Buford Park on Saturday, Oct. 26th. Stew service will begin at 10:45 a.m., and quart sales begin at 11:30 a.m. Stew tickets are already on sale at all local banks and at the Chamber of Commerce. Tickets are All-You-Can-Eat Stew for $6 each. T-shirts will also be available for $15 each. I have some...

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40th Anniversary of Doing Hair: Renee Chanler at The Chanler Salons Plans Celebration on October 17
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40th Anniversary of Doing Hair: Renee Chanler at The Chanler Salons Plans Celebration on October 17

You are invited to help Renee celebrate her 40th year as a hairstylist, with most of that spent in Sulphur Springs. She invites you to come to The Chanler Salons at 468 Shannon Road West on Thursday October 17, 2019 between 9am and 7pm. Customers, previous customers and friends are all invited. You’ll take home a prize just as a Thank You! And no, she’s not retiring, she’s just celebrating! Renee’s 40th...

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Owens Discusses the Corsicana Tigers, the Wildcats Football Foe Friday in Corsicana
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Owens Discusses the Corsicana Tigers, the Wildcats Football Foe Friday in Corsicana

Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens says his team has their back up against the wall as the travel to Corsicana for a district game Friday (October 18) at 7:30 p.m. at Tiger Stadium. Coach Owens discussed the Wildcats and Tigers at his weekly media gathering Wednsday morning. The Wildcats enter play Friday 1-3 in district play and tied for sixth place with Forney. The Wildcats season record is 1-5. Corsicana is 4-1 in district play and...

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Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Bailey Dorner calls 3-2 Loss at Royse City a Very Tough One
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Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Bailey Dorner calls 3-2 Loss at Royse City a Very Tough One

Sulphur Springs Lady Cats VolleyBall VS ROYSE CITY Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Bailry Dorner says her team’s Tuesday night (October 15) match at Royse City, a 3-2 loss, was a very emotional and intense game for both teams. She calls the loss a very tough one. Coach Dorner says her team battled but just could not finish some of the sets. The score was 23-25, 26-24, 23-25, 25-21 and 15-7. She says her team had great moments and bad...

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Fall Is Here: Remember Dallisgrass Staggers
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Fall Is Here: Remember Dallisgrass Staggers

Mario Villarino By Dr. Mario Villarino Earlier in the week, a beef producer walked into the Extension Office in Sulphur Springs looking for help. His small herd was having issues with dallisgrass poisoning. The problem was that cattle got into a heavily grown dallisgrass paddock and cattle got sick. Our first recommendation was to notify his veterinarian, who suggested to move them out of the paddock and feed them pellets and hay...

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Wildcat Band Earns Trip to Area With Scores of Straight Ones From Judges at UIL Region Contest
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Wildcat Band Earns Trip to Area With Scores of Straight Ones From Judges at UIL Region Contest

Wildcat Band Director Spencer Emmert calls the Region UIL Contest a “biggie”. Tuesday (October 15) the Wildcat Band went to the contest at Mount Pleasant, earned scores of all one’s from the judges and qualified for the Area contest on October 26 at Mesquite Memorial Stadium. Emmert says some contingencies were prepared in case of rainy weather Tuesday but he says they were never needed as the bad weather held off. He calls the...

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Channel 18 News:  Wednesday, October 16, 2019
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Channel 18 Stew Update:  October 15, 2019
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Children Injured In Fatal Crash Reportedly Improving
Oct16

Children Injured In Fatal Crash Reportedly Improving

The medical conditions of the two children seriously injured in the crash which killed their mothers late Friday, Oct. 4 in Van Zandt County have improved, according to family reports. Cousins Jacob Reed and Kaycee Ivey were flown from the crash site to Children’s Medical Center for treatment of critical injuries sustained in the crash. Jacob, 9, is the son of Sandy Reed, who died in the crash, and Brian Reed. Kaycee,14, is the...

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Tatum Invites Community To Become Associate Members Of Sheriffs’ Association
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Tatum Invites Community To Become Associate Members Of Sheriffs’ Association

Hopkins County Sheriff Lewis Tatum invites community members interested in assisting law enforcement officials in their fight against crime to become associate members of the Sheriffs’ Association of Texas. Sheriffs’ Association of Texas memberships are $25 for individuals, $40 per family and $100 for businesses, with funds used to help provide “critically important technical resources, training, and legislative...

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