‘The Produce Stand’ Family Has Brought the Country To Town for Three Generations
Jul15

‘The Produce Stand’ Family Has Brought the Country To Town for Three Generations

The Produce Stand, 316 South Davis Street is open 6 days a week Spring ti Fall, rain or shine Jo Ann Hilderbrand Taylor comes from a line of farmers, and feels that fresh homegrown produce is more valuable in our lives today than ever. Better health is part of it, but so is the fact that nature’s bounty keeps us grounded to the earth’s gifts and the farmers and farming families who produce these. Jo Ann and her husband...

Read More
Genealogical Society Lock-In Cancelled
Jul14

Genealogical Society Lock-In Cancelled

The Genealogy Lock-In originally scheduled for Saturday, July 18th has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read More
HC Genealogical Society Cancels Lock-in, Plans Fall Seminar in Heritage Park
Jul13
Read More
CDC Study: Evidence for  Effectiveness of Wearing Cloth Face Coverings
Jul13

CDC Study: Evidence for Effectiveness of Wearing Cloth Face Coverings

This CDC study, ‘Considerations for Wearing Cloth Face Coverings” came out June 28, 2020. We are reprinting it here for the benefit of KSST website readers in hopes that everyone, even those who were hesitant to wear face masks at first, will now do so when in public. CDC recommends that people wear cloth face coverings in public settings and when around people who don’t live in your household, especially when other social...

Read More
Free Walk-Up COVID-19 Testing Offered Today
Jul08

Free Walk-Up COVID-19 Testing Offered Today

Free walk-up COVID-19 testing is currently being offered at Hopkins County Regional Civic Center. Testing started at 9 a.m. today (July 8). No pre-registration is required, just show up and walk up to the testing site. Testing is scheduled through 4 p.m., however, test administrators only have enough oral swabs to conduct 300 tests. So tests will be administered on a first-come, first-served basis, until the end of the testing period...

Read More
Simple Pleasures: Celebrating July 4th, 2020
Jul05

Simple Pleasures: Celebrating July 4th, 2020

“The Fourth” was celebrated and observed in Northeast Texas in a variety of ways. Though most gatherings were small, and for the most part among family members, July 4th 2020 was still marked by doing things that make summer memorable. How did you celebrate yours? Here’s a few glimpses from here and there. Garden produce is bountiful this summer. Many enjoyed watermelon and field-ripe corn. Whether you like purple...

Read More
Free Walk-Up COVID-19 Testing Offered July 8
Jul04

Free Walk-Up COVID-19 Testing Offered July 8

Another free COVID-19 testing will be offered in Hopkins County on July 8. This time, the testing will be a little different. Testing will be held at Hopkins County Regional Civic Center and will be walk-up instead of drive-thru. There’s also on pre-registration process required. Those who wish to be tested via oral swab need only show up between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. July 8 at the Civic Center, according to information posted by...

Read More
Judy Gilreath Applauds Dinner Bell Sponsors, Volunteers, Community Partners and GSC Inc.
Jul02

Judy Gilreath Applauds Dinner Bell Sponsors, Volunteers, Community Partners and GSC Inc.

July 1 “curbside service” volunteers from Grocery Supply and Fidelity Express Judy Gilreath and the volunteers of Dinner Bell know how important sponsors are when it comes to feeding a crowd every week! So are willing, knowledgeable kitchen helpers and the indispensable community partners who make the Dinner Bell wheels turn, week in and week out. Although Judy has always loved cooking and being in the kitchen she admits...

Read More
Novice Quilter Creates Gifts of Art as an Act of Kindness
Jul02

Novice Quilter Creates Gifts of Art as an Act of Kindness

Her project may be small, but it packs a personal meaning while demonstrating accomplishment in a relatively new skill. Becky Garrett, new to Sulphur Springs and a member of the Lone Star Heritage Quilt Guild, says she is most at home doing embroidery and crewel work. Something’s usually ‘under her needle’ in the embroidery hoops, but this time, she incorporated a quilting technique. Her scriptural...

Read More
Governor Limits Some Businesses, Services Following Statewide Spikes In COVID-19 Case
Jun26

Governor Limits Some Businesses, Services Following Statewide Spikes In COVID-19 Case

Texas Governor Greg Abbott today issued another executive order in response to the recent spikes in COVID-19 cases across the state. The order places limits on some businesses, such as bars, and services such as water and outdoor activities. Governor Greg Abbott issues an executive order limiting some businesses and services in response to the spike in COVID-19 cases across the state this week. “As I said from the start, if the...

Read More