47th Annual Christmas Joys And Heart Smart Nutrition
Sep16

47th Annual Christmas Joys And Heart Smart Nutrition

By Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Family & Community Health Agent, Hopkins County Most people don’t enjoy reading information about health and wellness. My husband always tells me that people would rather be entertained. Perhaps that’s why the Christmas Joys program is so popular, and it’s like pulling teeth to get people to register for the diabetes series. However, this column will provide a little of both –...

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Miss Behavin’ Named Business of the Week
Sep15

Miss Behavin’ Named Business of the Week

Chamber Connection — September 17, 2020 By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Here’s the best news I’ve been able to give you in a really long time… Stew 2020 is happening! It’s going to look very different than it usually does, but we did not have to cancel the event entirely. You will be able to drive through and pick up stew… and the best part is, as long as you order in advance, you can be very...

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2020 Creative Arts Contest, Arts & Crafts Show Slated Oct. 23-24
Sep13

2020 Creative Arts Contest, Arts & Crafts Show Slated Oct. 23-24

By Johanna Hicks, B.S., M.Ed., Texas A&M AgriLife Extension. Family & Community Health — Hopkins County Excitement is building for the 2020 Creative Arts Contest and Arts & Crafts Show. Both events are scheduled to take place October 23 and 24, at the Sulphur Springs High School. Questions have been coming in about the Creative Arts Contest, so I thought it would be beneficial to provide some information and encourage...

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Give Blood: American Legion and Carter Blood Care
Sep10

Give Blood: American Legion and Carter Blood Care

Sulphur Springs American Legion Post 66 is hosting a blood drive to help save lives. Everyone in Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County and all of North East Texas mark your calendar on September 12th from 0900 till 1500… that’s 9am till 3:00pm for the civilians. The Carter Blood Care bus will be at Bookshires in Sulphur Springs. Stop by say hi and save a life. Thank you in advance!

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Republican Club Will Meet Sept. 10 At The Venue
Sep10

Republican Club Will Meet Sept. 10 At The Venue

Hopkins County Republican Club will meet at 6 p.m. Sept. 10 at “The Venue,” located 219 Main St., in Sulphur Springs. Programs will be presented by Gina Watson Prickette on “Latino Leadership Initiative” and Detrese Harkey, Texas Regional Director for Trumps Campaign, on “Get out the Vote,” according to Donnie Wisenbaker, Chairman, Hopkins County GOP.

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Hopkins County Christmas Ornaments Still Available
Sep08

Hopkins County Christmas Ornaments Still Available

Chamber Connection — September 10, 2020 By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Great news! The Chamber of Commerce is currently selling our 2020 Hopkins County Christmas ornament. This ornament is the third of our series and features our beautiful Dairy Museum. It is dated with the year, made with 24 karat gold, shatterproof, and VERY limited in number. They are quite beautiful and the perfect addition to a...

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Como-Pickton Football Schedule Change
Aug20

Como-Pickton Football Schedule Change

Como-Pickton CISD this morning, (Aug. 20), announced a football schedule change. The scrimmages planned for Aug. 20, will not be held tonight. Instead, the game is now planned to begin at 5 p.m. Aug. 21, at Chisum, with the junior varsity scrimmage. The varsity game will follow the JV scrimmage.

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Letter Of Thanks From East End Allegiance To All Who Helped Provide Backpacks, Hygiene Kits For Youth
Aug20

Letter Of Thanks From East End Allegiance To All Who Helped Provide Backpacks, Hygiene Kits For Youth

By Bridgette Cooper, President of East End Allegiance: Our Youth East End Allegiance hosted their 3rd Annual Back to School Event August 16, 2020, at the Pacific Park. We successfully gave 53 backpacks filled with school supplies and 51 hygiene bags including, toothpaste, toothbrush, soap, and deodorant.  Each backpack included 6 folders, notebook paper, 2 boxes colors, markers, color pencil, 2 glue, scissors, pencils, and binders. We...

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Day Of Prayer, Fasting Observed Aug. 19 In Sulphur Springs
Aug19

Day Of Prayer, Fasting Observed Aug. 19 In Sulphur Springs

More than 50 people gathered around the courthouse steps on Celebration Plaza at lunch Wednesday in observance of a “Day of Prayer and Fasting” in Hopkins County. The prayer session was held in accord with similar prayer meetings conducted across Northeast Texas during the noon hour on Aug. 19, 2020. Observation of Aug. 19, 2020 as a Day of Prayer and Fasting in Hopkins County Religious leaders from local churches lead the...

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Meet Daisy
Aug18

Meet Daisy

“Meet Daisy! Daisy is a nine year-old black lab mix. After six years with a family, unfortunate circumstances brought her back to Hearts of Life. Daisy deserves another chance at being someone’s best friend. She is endlessly affectionate and gentle, making her the perfect companion for someone who is older and looking for a cuddle buddy. Her adoption fee is $100.00 which includes all previous vetting, neuter, and rabies...

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