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1,061 Ballots Cast During First Week Of Early Voting
Feb25

1,061 Ballots Cast During First Week Of Early Voting

After one full week of early voting, 1,061 ballots had been cast in the March 3, 20202 Republican and Democratic Party Primary Elections, according to the official totals posted by the early voting judges. Of those, 924 had been cast in the Republican Primary and 137 in the Democratic Primary at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 24. In the Democratic Primary, 23 voters had cast ballots by 9:30 a.m. on Feb. 19, the second day of voting. That number had...

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Knights of Columbus Fish Fry Starts February 28, 2020
Feb25

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry Starts February 28, 2020

St. James Catholic Church in Sulphur Springs, TX will be serving up fish on Fridays. Battered cod or boiled shrimp will be available Fridays from 5:30pm to 7:30pm from February 28 till April 3, 2020. Prices range from $5 – 15 depending on you choices.

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Texas A&M Commerce Hosts First College Rodeo
Feb21

Texas A&M Commerce Hosts First College Rodeo

Students from across Texas and Louisiana made their way to the Hopkins County Civic center for first ever Texas A&M Commerce hosted rodeo. The event kicked off Friday February 21st, 2020. The rodeo competition will resume Friday evening at 7:00PM. The rodeo will continue all day Saturday. “It takes a while for 500 students to compete!” said A&M Rodeo Coach Damien White. Texas A&M Commerce Students...

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Hearts of Life Says, “Meet Hoover”
Feb21

Hearts of Life Says, “Meet Hoover”

Meet Hoover! Hoover is extremely affectionate and longs for a human of her own. Hearts of Life Hoover She is very large and very strong but she is a gentle giant. Hoover is current on all her shots, microchipped, heart worm negative, on prevention and is spayed. Her adoption fee is $100.00. If you’re interested in this sweet girl, please call or text us at 903-439-5019, email [email protected], find us on Facebook at...

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Rains HS FFA BBQ and Auction Fundraiser
Feb21

Rains HS FFA BBQ and Auction Fundraiser

Plan to attend on April 4, 2020 at Rains High School Cafeteria at 6:00PM.Come join us for the Third Annual FFA Booster Club BBQ and Auction Night at Rains High School. Don’t miss the lively activity of fun and fellowship to help raise money so we can offer more opportunities for students to develop leadership and achievement skills through the FFA. Join in our community silent and live auction and warm up with some great BBQ and a...

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Graduation at Sulphur Springs Public Library
Feb20

Graduation at Sulphur Springs Public Library

Career Online High School is a program that enables adults without a high school diploma or GED, to take classes to earn their high school diploma. A student can take up to 18 months to complete the program, but the changes a student goes through during this event are amazing. The library is pleased to announce a graduation is planned for March 10 at 6pm at the library for 2 graduates. You are cordially invited to witness these adult...

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Chamber Connection — Feb. 20, 2020
Feb20

Chamber Connection — Feb. 20, 2020

By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce We enjoyed a beautiful and wonderful 94th Annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet! “Be the Light!” dinner and community awards banquet was held at the Hopkins County Civic Center on Thursday, February 13, at 6 p.m. Here is a comprehensive list of award winners from the evening: Caregivers of the Year, Hillis Bass, Growth and Renewal Award, Lara Colby; Community Pride,...

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Junior Market Show 2020
Feb19

Junior Market Show 2020

Submitted By Dr. Mario Villarino, Hopkins County AgriLife Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources According to a 4-H parent, the benefit of the 4-H Livestock Project might be different for every 4-H’er depending on their goals and personal situation. “I could give you the typical answer of it builds character, creates discipline, teaches youth about agriculture, teaches sportsmanship, etc., etc.  While all of that is...

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Early Voting Begins Feb. 18 in Party Primary Elections
Feb17

Early Voting Begins Feb. 18 in Party Primary Elections

Early voting begins Tuesday, Feb. 18 in the March 3 Primary Election and continues through Friday, Feb. 28. Voting will be conducted from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 18-22, Feb. 24, Feb. 26 and Feb. 28. Voting will be conducted from noon to 5 p.m. Feb. 23, and from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 25 and 27. All early voting in Hopkins County will conducted in the Justice of the Peace #2 Courtroom at the Hopkins County Tax Office/Justice of the Peace...

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EAA Chapter 1094 Pancake Breakfast
Feb17

EAA Chapter 1094 Pancake Breakfast

The EAA Chapter 1094 had 29 folks fly out to KSLR on February 15th, 2020. The wind was pretty gusty in quite a few places and that may have kept the number of pilots down. Gyrocopter out of Denton, TX These guys are standing in front of a Gyrocopter that came out of Denton. It is not a helicopter, the engine pushes it forward and the forward movement causes the top rotor to spin which then causes lift. We had 6 planes fly in total,...

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