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School Sign Unveiled Saturday At Rowena Johnson Primary
Oct18

School Sign Unveiled Saturday At Rowena Johnson Primary

Community members, former students, staff and family gathered Saturday evening, Oct. 16, 2021, for a short unveiling ceremony marking the official name change of the Church Street school campus from Lamar Primary to Rowena Johnson Primary, in honor of the late educator who dedicated 50 years of her life to educating Sulphur Springs school children. Oct. 16, 2021, unveiling of the new sign officially designating 825 Church St. as...

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Prizes Awarded At 2021 Help A Child Benefit, But True Winners Will Be Children Who Benefit From Fundraiser
Oct18

Prizes Awarded At 2021 Help A Child Benefit, But True Winners Will Be Children Who Benefit From Fundraiser

Several prizes were awarded at the 2021 Help A Child events, but the true winners will be the children who will benefit from the annual fundraiser. All proceeds from the event will be divided among Scottish Rite Hospital, Northeast Texas Child Advocacy Center and three local foster families, to help support children who have been or are alleged to have been abused, neglected or have certain medical maladies that require specialized...

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Ghost Glow Ride October 29
Oct17

Ghost Glow Ride October 29

ATTENTION GLOW RIDERS! Get your Halloween costume on and let’s ride….. Ghost Glow Ride is a free family bicycle riding event (perfect for Trunk-n-Treat rounds). We will meet at VR Social, in costumes, and ride to Coleman Park October 29 6 p.m. We cannot wait to crowd the streets with Ghosts & Goblins on bikes!This is part of the ScreamFEST week of events. Full details are...

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Official Ceremony Marks Cooper Lake State Park 25th Anniversary
Oct15

Official Ceremony Marks Cooper Lake State Park 25th Anniversary

Enjoying outdoor weather during Autumn is special at Cooper Lake Park, and making this October more special than most is the Park’s 25th Anniversary Celebration. Officially opened to the public in 1996, Cooper Lake State Park is one of the newest parks in the vast Texas State Park system. The public is invited to enjoy the park for free during the festivities planned on Friday, Oct. 15 and Saturday, Oct. 16. Cooper Lake State Park...

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Walmart Veterans Day Luncheon 2021 Changes
Oct15

Walmart Veterans Day Luncheon 2021 Changes

If you are a Veteran in Hopkins County you may wish to take advantage of this event. In observance of Veterans Day 2021, Walmart is announcing a change up for the Veterans Day luncheon due to COVID 19 concerns. Veterans will be able to go to the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center located at 150 Martin Luther King Blvd on Tuesday, November 9th at 10 a.m. and pick up a boxed BBQ lunch. Walmart needs a head count of how many lunches...

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Almost Full Moon Telescope Viewing with VR Social
Oct14

Almost Full Moon Telescope Viewing with VR Social

Join us on the downtown square October 16, 7:30 to 10 p.m. We’ll have our large telescope set up on the lawn where you can see close up details of the lunar surface. This is a FREE event, we just want to share the wonder of seeing the moon up close with you!You will be able to take photos through the telescope lens with your phone. We have many eyepieces that will give different magnification options to see the craters up close!...

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Tira News – Oct. 14, 2021: All Former North Hopkins Students And Faculty Invited To Alumni Homecoming
Oct14

Tira News – Oct. 14, 2021: All Former North Hopkins Students And Faculty Invited To Alumni Homecoming

By Jan Vaughn North Hopkins ISD Panthers The North Hopkins Alumni Association would like to encourage all former students and faculty to attend the NH Alumni Homecoming on Saturday evening, October 23, in the school cafeteria from 5 to 8 p.m. Since there was no homecoming in 2020, the classes of 1970, 1971, 1980, 1981, and 1990, 1991 will be honored for their 50-, 40-, and 30-year class reunion. The North Hopkins Culinary Arts...

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Upcoming Activities include Stew Contest, Help A Child Benefit, Halloween Events, Car Show
Oct13

Upcoming Activities include Stew Contest, Help A Child Benefit, Halloween Events, Car Show

By Butch Burney Get Your Stew On Who is ready for stew? The cooler weather signals that the 52nd Annual World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest, sponsored by Alliance Bank, Alliance Bank Financial Services and Galyean Insurance, is almost here. The contest will be Saturday, Oct. 23, at Buford Park. Things are not just back to normal at the stew contest, but they are better than normal. We will have more than 140 pots of stew...

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Learn About the Innovative Dual Language Education Program at Travis Primary Oct.13 at 5:30pm
Oct12

Learn About the Innovative Dual Language Education Program at Travis Primary Oct.13 at 5:30pm

Dr. Gomez of the Gomez and Gomez Dual Language Consultants will be in Sulphur Springs on Wednesday October 13, for an informational session on the Dual Language Education program offered through SSISD. The Dual Language Education informational meeting will be held at Travis Primary Campus at 5:30 p.m. They will be sharing information about the program and bilingual education in general. English and Spanish-speaking parents and...

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Mainstreet Uncorked: Wine and Music Festival- Winners and More!
Oct12

Mainstreet Uncorked: Wine and Music Festival- Winners and More!

Last Saturday, October 9th, was the annual Mainstreet Uncorked: Wine and Music Festival. Wine Vendors from all over Texas had set up to offer samples and tastings of their different types of wines. There was every type of wine you could imagine-dry, sweet, red, white, fruity, heavy…if you wanted to try it, a vendor had it! Mainstreet uncorked30 Mainstreet uncorked29 Mainstreet uncorked28 Mainstreet uncorked27 Mainstreet...

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