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Lots To Celebrate In Tira: Law School Commencement, Birthday Celebrations
May07

Lots To Celebrate In Tira: Law School Commencement, Birthday Celebrations

By Jan Vaughn, Tira News correspondent We want to express our sympathy to the family of Luther Jack Petrea. His funeral service was held on Sunday, April 25, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral home. His wife was the late Murlene Joslin Petrea and they had relatives in Tira. Please remember his family in prayer. Tira sign Tommy and Carolyn Long were in Waco Saturday May 1 to attend the Baylor University School of Law Commencement. They enjoyed...

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SSISD Spring Strings Program Concert Slated May 6
May05

SSISD Spring Strings Program Concert Slated May 6

The Sulphur Springs Strings Program Spring Concert is slated May 6, at 7 p.m. at Hopkins County Civic Center. “We will be performing music from the Legend of Zelda games! The beginners will perform, then the intermediate class, then the high schoolers,” said Strings Instructor Hannah Kirby. “Everyone is welcome to attend and support our Sulphur Springs String Orchestra Program!” The SSISD String Orchestra...

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Leadership Institute Campaign School-Press Release
May05

Leadership Institute Campaign School-Press Release

2021 Leadership Institute Campaign School A MESSAGE FROM LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE Dear Friend, Since you’re a Texan, you’ll get this. It’s one of the biggest projects I’ve worked on at the Leadership Institute (LI) … so, of course, it’s in Texas. What do I mean? This summer, the LI will offer the Texas Campaign School Tour: 32 campaign workshops across Texas, from El Paso to Houston and Amarillo to Brownsville – with 28 stops in...

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Chamber Connection – May 5
May05

Chamber Connection – May 5

Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce logo By Butch Burney I had never tasted a deep fried avocado before, but I won’t soon forget the one I had Saturday at the Cinco de Mayo celebration downtown. It was lightly breaded and fried, covered with shredded chicken, queso, onions and jalapenos. And no, I did not ride the mechanical bull after devouring that. If you missed the Cinco de Mayo celebration of food, music and Mexican culture on the...

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Fundraiser Slated To Help Rebuild Sulphur Bluff VFD Station, Community Center
Apr30

Fundraiser Slated To Help Rebuild Sulphur Bluff VFD Station, Community Center

A May 1 fundraiser if planned to help rebuild the Sulphur Bluff Volunteer Fire Department Station and Cpmmunity Center. The facility was destroyed Thursday, April 1, by a fire. In addition to the structure, SBVFD lost all of the equipment and three trucks, as well as tables, chairs and appliances which were inside the building when it burned. Fire departments from Hopkins, Franklin and Delta counties responded on April 1 to asist...

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PJC Opens Virtual “Pyro PlayFest: A Few of Our Favorites” This Thursday
Apr30

PJC Opens Virtual “Pyro PlayFest: A Few of Our Favorites” This Thursday

Finding comfort in the familiar, Paris Junior College opens a limited virtual run of the “Seventh New Works Festival: Pyro Playfest – A Few of Our Favorites” this Thursday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m. The free festival will be available on the PJC YouTube channel until Sunday, May 2 at 5:30 p.m. The playfest features original works that have not been previously performed. While in-person performances are not currently allowed due to...

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Como-Pickton CISD, Yantis and Cumby ISD Elections To Be Determined May 1
Apr30

Como-Pickton CISD, Yantis and Cumby ISD Elections To Be Determined May 1

Cumby Residents To Vote on $7.34M-7.941M In Bond Proposals; CP, Yantis Holding School Board Elections Early voting in local school bond and trustees elections concluded Tuesday, with relatively low early voting turnouts reported in Como-Pickton and Yantis ISD elections, but a higher turn out for the Cumby ISD two-proposal $7.34-7.941 million bond election than the bond election conducted in 2019. Como-Pickton CISD Trustees Election...

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CMFH-SS Hosts May 1 Blood Drive In Response To Worst Blood Shortage In Decades
Apr29

CMFH-SS Hosts May 1 Blood Drive In Response To Worst Blood Shortage In Decades

Sulphur Springs, Texas, April 29, 2021 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has ONE mission:To Extend the Health Ministry of Jesus Christ. By Holly Ragan, Senior Market Development, CHRISTUS® Mother Frances Hospital – Winnsboro/Sulphur Springs The current blood shortage is the worst in decades – We need your help! Carter BloodCare is hosting a blood drive in the CBC bus at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital –...

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American Legion, VFW Hosting May 1 Blood Drive
Apr29

American Legion, VFW Hosting May 1 Blood Drive

American Legion Post 66 and VFW Post 8560 will host a blood drive in the Carter BloodCare bus in Brookshire’s parking lot May 1, 2021 American Legion Post 66 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8560 are hosting the Carter BloodCare bus Saturday in Brookshire’s parking lot, 809 Gilmer St. in Sulphur Springs. The May 1 blood drive will be conducted from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. According to Carter BloodCare, more than 3,500 blood...

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Cumby City-Wide Clean Up Scheduled This Weekend
Apr28

Cumby City-Wide Clean Up Scheduled This Weekend

The three-day Cumby City-Wide Clean Up is scheduled for Friday, April 30, -Sunday, May 2, 2021 A dumpster will be provided behind the water tower on Depot Street to allow City of Cumby residents to dispose of larger household items to help clean up their personal property in town. I While most things that can fit into a dumpster are allowed, the City of Cumby officials remind residents that there are a few restrictions. The following...

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