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Start Making Your Own Outdoor Memories At Cooper Lake State Park
Dec02

Start Making Your Own Outdoor Memories At Cooper Lake State Park

By Steve Killian, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Texas State Parks, Cooper Lake State Park Complex Superintendent Christmas in the Park at Cooper Lake State Park Cooper, Texas — December at Texas State Parks is special! Imagine a cold night huddled around a roaring campfire roasting marshmallows and listening to tales of Christmas past as lonesome wails of coyotes sing in the distance. You look up just in time to see a shooting...

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Lions Club Lighted Christmas Parade Still Scheduled Friday Night
Dec02

Lions Club Lighted Christmas Parade Still Scheduled Friday Night

The Sulphur Springs Lions Club Lights Christmas Parade have become a holiday favorite. In light of Friday’s cool damp weather, it’s not surprising that community members have enquired about the status of the parade. The Lions Club, however, indicated unless the weather changes significantly, the parade will still begin at 7 p.m. Friday night, club members advised today. The Lions Club invites everyone to join them tonight...

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Corvette Club Donates Several Bikes To Blue Santa; Annual Campaign Still Far Behind Usual Pace
Dec02

Corvette Club Donates Several Bikes To Blue Santa; Annual Campaign Still Far Behind Usual Pace

The Blue Santa Toy Drive has received several generous donations this year from businesses, individuals and groups, including several bicycles donated by Sulphur Springs Corvette Club. The drive continues until 7 p.m. Dec. 2, 2022, and as of Friday morning was still far behind the usual pace. According to Hopkins County Sheriff Lewis Tatum, so far, they’ve only had about one-third of the donations the program usually receives....

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Hopkins County CASA Cookie Walk Returns Dec. 2, 2022
Dec01

Hopkins County CASA Cookie Walk Returns Dec. 2, 2022

An annual Hopkins County Christmas tradition, the CASA Cookie Walk, is returning this year and will feature some special treats. The fundraiser for the organization for more than 25 years was canceled the last couple of years due to COVID and replaced with Miracles Made on Connally Street, where people were invited to purchase tickets for $25 each for a chance to win one of 12 small decorated Christmas trees. 2022 CASA Cookie Walk...

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East End Allegiance: Our Youth Annual Christmas Giveback 2022 Is A Holiday Coat Drive
Dec01

East End Allegiance: Our Youth Annual Christmas Giveback 2022 Is A Holiday Coat Drive

East End Allegiance: Our Youth’s Annual Christmas Giveback will be a Holiday Coat Drive to help kids in the community stay warm all winter long. A fun Christmas Glow Party will be held Dec. 20, 2022, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Gray’s Building in Pacific Park. In order to receive a coat, families must sign their child up, by clicking this link and providing the child’s name, coat size, gender and age. The child...

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Chamber of Commerce: Pictures with Santa
Dec01

Chamber of Commerce: Pictures with Santa

December 1st, 2022 – Stop by the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce on Friday December 2nd, 2022 for Pictures with Santa. While you are there, enjoy some complimentary Deep Routes coffee and hot cocoa. Deep Roots Coffee is opening soon in Sulphur Springs, TX. You will be able to enjoy their breakfast items at 215 Shannon Rd E, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482.

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2022 Blue Santa Toy Drive Under Way Dec. 1-2 At Walmart
Dec01

2022 Blue Santa Toy Drive Under Way Dec. 1-2 At Walmart

Priority Deadline to Register for Toy Assistance Continues Through Dec. 2 Hopkins County, Texas — The 2022 Blue Santa Toy Drive kicked offed of this morning at 7 a.m. in Walmart parking lot and will continue through Dec. 2, 2022 Working together with CANHelp, the Sulphur Springs Police Department, Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office, the Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County Fire Departments, CJ Duffey, Choice Hospice, and members of...

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Golden Ager Tree Needs More Angels
Dec01

Golden Ager Tree Needs More Angels

December 1st, 2022 – The Adopt a Golden Ager tree at the Sulphur Springs Senior Center still has around 30 people that still need to be adopted. The majority of applications have been sent and returned, but more trickle in each day. Examples of requests for the Seniors run from deodorant to ‘take me fishing’. “Seniors have real needs for basics like toiletries, warm clothes and sometimes companionship....

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Photo Exhibit @123 Jefferson
Nov30

Photo Exhibit @123 Jefferson

10 local photographers agreed to a 5 year ‘photo marathon’ competition to win a trip to Italy. This year is the conclusion. The winner will be announced in 2023. This is an annual celebration of the work these photographers have performed. The Gallery @123 Jefferson Street at 5:00, December 2nd, 2022

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Hopkins-Rains Retired School Personnel December 13, 2022
Nov30

Hopkins-Rains Retired School Personnel December 13, 2022

You don’t want to miss the December 13 gathering of the Hopkins-Rains Retired School Personnel. We are excited to have Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agent, join us for “A Cup of Christmas Tea”. Through her fun and heartwarming presentation, we are reminded that small acts of kindness make a big difference. . . even something as simple as a cup of tea. Mark your calendar:December 13, 202210:00amThe...

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