United Way 100 Percent Club, Updated Total For Oct. 8
Oct10

United Way 100 Percent Club, Updated Total For Oct. 8

Hopkins County United Way officers each week following a campaign workers report meeting reported how much has been collected that week and total toward the annual fundraiser, which businesses and organizations met or exceeded the posted goal set for their group, and details for the next meeting. This week, even after the meeting ended, funds kept coming in, with an additional $440 in donations turned in later Tuesday. “We are...

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Condition Of Children In Fatal Crash Reportedly ‘Much Improved’
Oct07

Condition Of Children In Fatal Crash Reportedly ‘Much Improved’

DPS: Crash Resulted From Pickup Swerving Into Opposite Lane, Striking 2 Vehicles Several fundraisers were held over the weekend and more are planned to assist the families of Sandy Cavanaugh Reed and Keesha Gibbs Ivey, who were killed in a three-vehicle crash while returning home from the football game versus Forney late Friday night. Crash information According to Texas Department of Public Safety reports, a vehicle swerving into the...

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Channel 18:  Walk to Remember
Oct04
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United Way Campaign Off To Great Start With $35,000 of $165,00 Goal Collected During Week 1
Oct01

United Way Campaign Off To Great Start With $35,000 of $165,00 Goal Collected During Week 1

Hopkins County United Way 2019-2020 Campaign, first workers report meeting, Oct. 1. Hopkins County United Way President Mike Jumper Tuesday morning that this year’s campaign is off to a “great start.” Overall, $35,721.80 had been collected as of the first campaign workers report meeting. That’s about a quarter of the overall $165,000 goal to benefit 20 local agencies already raised as of Oct. 1. Campaign...

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Be A HERO, Help United Way Offer Hope, Empowerment, Renewal, Opportunity Through Annual Campaign
Sep25

Be A HERO, Help United Way Offer Hope, Empowerment, Renewal, Opportunity Through Annual Campaign

Since a group of caring Hopkins County citizens and business people got together in 1955, Hopkins County United Way each year has continued to work to help local agencies do more for the common good. As reported by the later Bill Bradford in 2001, the purpose and process of HCUW continues to be the same today as it was during the first campaign in October 1955: The 2019-2020 campaign which is being launched with workers and top...

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Channel 18:  United Way Workers Kick-off Luncheon
Sep18
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Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Says Everyone Played Well in Win Over Wills Point at Home Tuesday
Sep04

Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Says Everyone Played Well in Win Over Wills Point at Home Tuesday

Gee it’s great to be back home. Paul Simon’s lyric would definitely apply to the Lady Cats Volleyball Team. After opening the regular season with 23 straight road matches, the Lady Cats finally got to play before the home crowd Tuesday (September 3). They defeated Wills Point, 3-0 by the score of 25-10, 25-14 and 25-12. Lady Cats Coach Bailey Dorner agreed that the Lady Cats played some of their best volleyball this...

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Community Chest Changes Hours: Starts New Program
Aug21

Community Chest Changes Hours: Starts New Program

Community Chest in Sulphur Springs is starting a new pickup program for all it’s clients. This new system allows clients to get fresh food every week. Community Chest will now be open on Fridays starting 8-23-19 from 1p.m.-3p.m. All clients are encouraged to come in at this new time and pick up fruits and vegetables. Clients are reminded they must bring their own bags or boxes for this new pickup. Community Chest will no longer...

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Grills, Backpacks, and Burgers…Oh My!
Aug03

Grills, Backpacks, and Burgers…Oh My!

By Savannah Owens Tableleaf, Backstory Brewery, and SS Dodge have partnered with businesses in the community to put on a Back to School Burger Bash, happening tonight: August 3rd, starting at 5pm. Angela Grimes and Whitney Vaughan, SSES Teachers give out entry tickets and prize ticketsKenzie and Shawn from SS Dodge stand next to a test-drive-able truckTableleaf cooking partners: Steve Littlefeld and Logan Vaughan Tableleaf owner, and...

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Burger Cook-off/Fundraiser To Benefit Local Schools: Tonight!
Aug03

Burger Cook-off/Fundraiser To Benefit Local Schools: Tonight!

By Savannah Owens Tableleaf and SS Dodge invite the public to gather tonight at 5pm at Backstreet Brewery to enjoy the cooking competition and taste some appetizers and sliders. All proceeds benefit SSISD schools. There are also numerous giveaways, and prizes free with the price of admission. Admission is a donation of $20 but if you get there early and test drive a Dodge truck, SS Dodge will cover the entry fee. There will also be...

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