Rains HS FFA BBQ and Auction Fundraiser
Feb21

Rains HS FFA BBQ and Auction Fundraiser

Plan to attend on April 4, 2020 at Rains High School Cafeteria at 6:00PM.Come join us for the Third Annual FFA Booster Club BBQ and Auction Night at Rains High School. Don’t miss the lively activity of fun and fellowship to help raise money so we can offer more opportunities for students to develop leadership and achievement skills through the FFA. Join in our community silent and live auction and warm up with some great BBQ and a...

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Graduation at Sulphur Springs Public Library
Feb20

Graduation at Sulphur Springs Public Library

Career Online High School is a program that enables adults without a high school diploma or GED, to take classes to earn their high school diploma. A student can take up to 18 months to complete the program, but the changes a student goes through during this event are amazing. The library is pleased to announce a graduation is planned for March 10 at 6pm at the library for 2 graduates. You are cordially invited to witness these adult...

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Trading Post for Thursday, February 20, 2020
Feb20

Trading Post for Thursday, February 20, 2020

Black and Decker electric weed eater still in good condition just don’t need it, asking $7, also a 9″ electric laminating machine still in box asking $10 call or text 903.440.5523 for questions or a picture Missing: 6 month old pure white male Great Pyrenees taken from Peerless (Spur 71 north) over the weekend. If anyone has information as to his whereabouts please call: 903-945-2653. For Sale: Washer and Dryer, $100....

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SS Public Library Hosts Graduation of Two Students in Career Online High School
Feb20

SS Public Library Hosts Graduation of Two Students in Career Online High School

You are invited to attend as two more students are honored with a graduation ceremony of Career Online High School, hosted at Sulphur Springs Public Library. The public is invited to attend. Librarian Hope Cain has announced the graduation date as Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 6pm. Career Online High School is a program that enables adults without a high school diploma or GED, to take classes to earn their high school diploma. A student...

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Chamber Connection — Feb. 20, 2020
Feb20

Chamber Connection — Feb. 20, 2020

By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce We enjoyed a beautiful and wonderful 94th Annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet! “Be the Light!” dinner and community awards banquet was held at the Hopkins County Civic Center on Thursday, February 13, at 6 p.m. Here is a comprehensive list of award winners from the evening: Caregivers of the Year, Hillis Bass, Growth and Renewal Award, Lara Colby; Community Pride,...

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Junior Market Show 2020
Feb19

Junior Market Show 2020

Submitted By Dr. Mario Villarino, Hopkins County AgriLife Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources According to a 4-H parent, the benefit of the 4-H Livestock Project might be different for every 4-H’er depending on their goals and personal situation. “I could give you the typical answer of it builds character, creates discipline, teaches youth about agriculture, teaches sportsmanship, etc., etc.  While all of that is...

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Tira News — Feb. 19, 2020
Feb19

Tira News — Feb. 19, 2020

By Jan Vaughn The next Tira City Council meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 2, 2020. The public is always welcome and encouraged to attend. Joyce Dodd reports, “We had a very nice man meet Jane, Tami, and me at the community center on Sunday afternoon, with a pickup bed full of food for the pantry. We truly appreciate his kindness and concern for others.” Wesley Weir accompanied his mom, Yvonne, to her church Valentine party...

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Meet the Chaffers of ‘Chaffers Place Arts and Academy’ and More!
Feb19

Meet the Chaffers of ‘Chaffers Place Arts and Academy’ and More!

On Chaffers Place Grand Opening day 2019 Music brought this couple together in Atlanta, Georgia where Kenya Duffey had traveled to launch her solo singing career. Charles was there too, with his jazz fusion band “Southwest Terminal”. Somehow they met, compared dreams, fell in love and decided to head back their home state of Texas. They incubated a dream of opening a Christian homeschool that also included music education...

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4H Member Aspen Mayhew Prepares for Hopkins County Junior Market Show
Feb18

4H Member Aspen Mayhew Prepares for Hopkins County Junior Market Show

Aspen Mayhew is a well-spoken 7th-grade student at Sulphur Springs Middle School, as well as a member of Hopkins County 4H Club. During a brief interview at the KSST studios, Aspen gave an idea of what it’s like to get your livestock project ready for the large local event, the ‘Hopkins County Show’, to be held in the Civic Center arena on February 27 and 28, 2020. The NETLA, or Northeast Texas Livestock...

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Trading Post for Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Feb18

Trading Post for Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Missing: 6 month old pure white male Great Pyrenees taken from Peerless (Spur 71 north) over the weekend. If anyone has information as to his whereabouts please call: 903-945-2653. For Sale: Washer and Dryer, $100. Stereo System and table for setup, $25. Small Dearborn gas heater, $25. Gas grill and bottle, $20. Free port-a-potty chair for disabled person. Call Rick: 903 919 2668. Free to a good home, 10 month old male cat. Litter box...

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