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Chili Cooks Needed Dec. 10 For A Cook-Off
Dec01

Chili Cooks Needed Dec. 10 For A Cook-Off

Chili cooks are needed Dec. 10 for a Chili Cook-Off at the Senior Citizens Center. Chili Cook-Off trophy The contest is open to anyone who wishes to dust off their apron and whip up a crock pot full of their best chili recipe to be judged and shared with senior citizens. At the beginning of the week, Senior Citizens Center Director Karon Weatherman sent out a request for additional cooks. At that point, only 5 had signed up to...

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Winter Coat Giveaway
Dec01

Winter Coat Giveaway

Need a coat? League Street Church of Christ is hosting a Winter Coat Giveaway on Saturday, December 4th, 2021. To help all the needy keep warm, just take what you can use. The coats will be available in the Cash Saver Parking Lot.

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Blue Santa Toy Drive, Main Street Market, Lighted Parade, Choral Concert, Tree Raffle, Park Christmas Scheduled Over The Next Week
Dec01

Blue Santa Toy Drive, Main Street Market, Lighted Parade, Choral Concert, Tree Raffle, Park Christmas Scheduled Over The Next Week

Chamber Connection – Dec. 1, 2021 By Butch Burney As 2021 comes to an end, it is time to get nominations in for those individuals and businesses that have been outstanding this year. Nominations are being accepted for Citizen of the Year, Woman of the Year, Small and Large Businesses of the Year and other superlative recognitions. The awards will be announced at the Chamber’s membership banquet on Thursday, Feb. 10, at the...

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SSHS Jazz Band Gearing Up For 2021 Christmas Tour
Nov30

SSHS Jazz Band Gearing Up For 2021 Christmas Tour

The Sulphur Springs Jazz Band is gearing up for a busy week, with seven performances – four public performances and three private performances – over a 10-day period as part of the 2021 Wildcat Jazz Christmas Tour. The Jazz Band will begin spreading holiday joy at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, during Christmas in the Park at Hopkins County Historical Society’s Heritage Park. The band will travel downtown Dec. 7 for an 11 a.m....

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Christmas In Heritage Park Offered Nov. 27 and Dec. 4, 2021
Nov26

Christmas In Heritage Park Offered Nov. 27 and Dec. 4, 2021

Hopkins County Historical Society will once again host Christmas in Heritage Park Saturdays, Nov. 27 and Dec. 4, 2021, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Items available in the Country Store, converted to a Christmas store for Christmas in the Park. A $3 fee is asked for everyone age 7 and older, but children ages 6 or younger will be admitted free to enjoy the old fashioned Christmas in the Park with their families at Heritage Park, 416 North...

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North Pole Of Texas Will Offer Free Train Rides Beginning This Weekend
Nov25

North Pole Of Texas Will Offer Free Train Rides Beginning This Weekend

For the 23rd year, the North Pole of Texas will offer free train rides each weekend leading up to Christmas. Santa’s helpers have been very busy all year making sure the wonderland of lights and sights are just right and the trains are in good working order and ready to roll. The North Pole of Texas will be ready to roll, offering free train rides from 6 to 9 p.m. the Fridays and Saturdays leading up to Christmas, with one final...

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Chamber Connection – Nov. 24: Lots Of Seasonal Events Coming Up
Nov24

Chamber Connection – Nov. 24: Lots Of Seasonal Events Coming Up

By Butch Burney Here is wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! It’s hard to believe that 2021 is almost over. I hope you enjoy the holiday with family and friends – and then hit our local stores on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. Check out our website on Wednesday (or after) to see the Small Business Saturday deals from our local merchants. Just go to HopkinsChamber.org and on the home page, click on the “Featured Events”...

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PUBLIC NOTICE: Public Hearing For Como-Pickton School’s 2021-2022 FIRST Report
Nov18

PUBLIC NOTICE: Public Hearing For Como-Pickton School’s 2021-2022 FIRST Report

Como-Pickton School Board will conduct a public hearing on Monday, December 13, at 6 p.m. in the Como-Pickton Conference Center, 13017 Texas Hwy 11 East, Como, Texas, to discuss results from the 2020-2021 Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST) report. Como-Pickton CISD War Eagle

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SEEKING VOLUNTEERS To Help LOCAL taxpayers
Nov18

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS To Help LOCAL taxpayers

(Sulphur Springs, TX) — AARP Foundation has kicked off volunteer recruitment for its Tax-Aide program, the nation’s largest volunteer-based tax preparation service. Volunteers may sign up to assist taxpayers either in person or virtually, with a number of roles available. In addition to tax preparers, whom the program will train, Tax-Aide needs people who can provide technical and communications assistance, interpreters, and program...

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Thanksgiving meal for the elderly and the less Fortunate
Nov18

Thanksgiving meal for the elderly and the less Fortunate

This Sunday Nov 21, 2021 3 families have come together to serve a free Thanksgiving meal for the elderly and the less fortunate. This will take place outside the Potato House @ 204 Connally St. We will have to go boxes ready for you to take home. Just drive up or walk up and someone will help you. We will start handing out food at 11 am. Please if you know of anyone that could use a meal let them know. This is our way of giving back...

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