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Trading Post for November 24, 2020
Nov24

Trading Post for November 24, 2020

Small 2 man boat, with fishing equipment, 1 set of used golf clubs left handed Wilson, Micky Mouse collection, M&M Collection. Call 903 885 9637 Heavy Duty Craftsman Table saw $100. 903 335 8666 Car Port, 12×20, metal, everything included. 915 Holbrook, Mt Vernon TX. $1000. 903 440 1117. For Sale: A lady’s Schwinn Bicycle, reasonably priced. Ladies dressy outfits size 10 – 14. 903 885 2735 For Sale: Ford 3 point...

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Veterans Memorial Receives Donation From Alliance Bank
Nov24

Veterans Memorial Receives Donation From Alliance Bank

Danny Davis, Tom Sellers Tom Sellers, Alliance Bank President/CEO, presents a $1,000 donation, in lieu of a public customer appreciation event, to (left) Danny Davis of the Hopkins County Veterans Memorial.

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Star Gazing and Dark Skies at Cooper Lake State Park!
Nov24

Star Gazing and Dark Skies at Cooper Lake State Park!

Experience Dark Skies and the Cosmos at Cooper Lake State Park! Cooper, TX— When was the last time you stopped to gaze into the heavens at night?  For most Americans, the once common activity is now no more than a distant cultural memory, or maybe an unsatisfying upward glance towards a fussy glow with maybe a dozen stars and planets visible: Not an awe-inspiring experience.  Rewind a hundred years and in most locations on...

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During the Year 2020, Many Different Parts of Agriculture Became Challenged by Mario Villarino
Nov23

During the Year 2020, Many Different Parts of Agriculture Became Challenged by Mario Villarino

Developed by Dr. Mario A. Villarino, County Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources Hopkins County, Texas During the year 2020, many different parts of agriculture became challenged either because lack of distribution or lack of workforce. As we celebrate our thanksgiving, we can see the importance of food and food supply in our society. There are...

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Hicks: Preparing for Holiday Gatherings and Upcoming Programs in January
Nov23

Hicks: Preparing for Holiday Gatherings and Upcoming Programs in January

By Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Family & Community Health Agent, Hopkins County Five Ways to Prepare for Holiday Gatherings The holiday season is here, along with fun, family, and or course, delicious foods. Food play a big role during the holidays as it bring traditions, comfort, and a sense of togetherness. It’s okay to enjoy your holiday foods, but keep in mind moderations is key. Aside from a well-balanced...

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Miss UPRA Sarah Dalton, Former Winnsboro Rodeo Royalty, Appears at Finals Along with Miss Teen UPRA
Nov23

Miss UPRA Sarah Dalton, Former Winnsboro Rodeo Royalty, Appears at Finals Along with Miss Teen UPRA

Sarah Dalton, Miss UPRA 2020 18-year-old Sarah Dalton was crowned Miss UPRA in November 2019 in Hopkins County and she has proudly worn that crown during the most unusual year in UPRA history! Sarah’s competition career began a little differently than most. A brief four years ago, having never ridden a horse before or been active in rodeo interests, she expressed an interest in “queening” and was mentored by friends...

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VFW To Offer Free Lunch to First Responders, Needy on Thanksgiving Day
Nov23

VFW To Offer Free Lunch to First Responders, Needy on Thanksgiving Day

Phillip Gabbert, Chaplain and Adjutant of VFW Post Home 8560 of Sulphur Springs and his fellow officers are spearheading a “Pay it Forward’ Thanksgiving meal for First Responders on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 26, 2020. starting at 11:30am, til it’s all gone. The traditional Thanksgiving take-out plate can be picked up in a drive-thru fashion at the covered entranceway of Patriot Hall, located at 1 Veterans...

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Meal A Day Menu Nov. 23-27, 2020
Nov22

Meal A Day Menu Nov. 23-27, 2020

Although the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center remains closed due to COVID-19, volunteers continue to work five days a week preparing and delivering meals to shut-in elderly in the community. The Nov. 23-27 Meal A Day Menu includes: Monday — Poppy Seed Chicken On a Bed of Rice,. Winter Blend Vegetables and Corn Tuesday — Corny Dogs, Hush Puppies, Green Tomato Relish and Pinto Beans Wednesday — Turkey and Dressing, Cranberry...

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Paris District Road Report for the Week of November 23, 2020
Nov21

Paris District Road Report for the Week of November 23, 2020

Paris — Here’s a look at work planned in the district during the week of Nov. 23, 2020. These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues. Motorists are advised to remain alert and pay special attention to all signs, barricades and traffic controls, and reduce their speed as they approach and travel through work zones. They should also avoid distractions such as...

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Rifle Raffle for Blue Santa November 24th
Nov19

Rifle Raffle for Blue Santa November 24th

Drawing will be held November 24th, 2020. Get your tickets at Village Gun and Pawn, Hopkins County Sheriff Office, Hopkins County Attorney Office and CANHELP.

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