Mystery Designer Handbag Raffle Tickets are Available
Jul18

Mystery Designer Handbag Raffle Tickets are Available

Sulphur Springs, TX – The Hopkins County Health Care Foundation’s Designer Handbag Bingo is sold out, but you could still win a luxury designer handbag. The Foundation is offering 300 tickets for sale for the Mystery Handbag Raffle. Tickets are $25 each. The luxury designer bag is valued at over $2,500. Tickets are available at handbagbingo24.givesmart.com until they are sold out. The drawing will occur at Designer Handbag Bingo...

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TxDOT Slates Several Summer Traffic Safety Outreach Events
Jul18

TxDOT Slates Several Summer Traffic Safety Outreach Events

July 18, 2024PARIS – Texas Department of Transportation officials today announced that several traffic outreach events are slated in July and August, 2024. The schedule of events includes: July 24, 10 a.m. to Noon, Mamas & Munchkins Car Seat event, the Hub Center in Clarksville, Texas; 501 West Broadway Street. Aug. 1, 4 to 6 p.m., Hopkins County Back to School event. 115 Putman Street, Sulphur Springs, Texas 75482. Aug. 3, 9 a.m....

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Chamber Connection – July 16, 2024
Jul18

Chamber Connection – July 16, 2024

By Butch Burney The anticipation has been growing and now it is time for the actual preparation. We are looking forward to a fantastic 55th Annual Hopkins County Stew Contest on Oct. 26, and it’s time for stew cooks to start registering.  Registration for last year’s cooks are going out in the mail and email this week, so be looking for it in your mailbox and inbox. You can also register online at HopkinsChamber.org/stewcooks. We...

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Hamburger Fundraiser in Sulphur Springs July 27
Jul18

Hamburger Fundraiser in Sulphur Springs July 27

July 17, 2024 – Come out and get some hamburgers with the fixins and help the Iglesia Jesus es el Camino in Saltillo raise funds for a larger building. Although they worship in Saltillo, they will be cooking and serving at Jay Hodge Chevrolet in Sulphur Springs. Delivery available and is limited. Call ahead at 903 243 6528. Click here for directions to Jay Hodge. Burgers will start flying out the door at 10 AM on Saturday July...

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It’s the Moment you’ve Been Waiting for…  Stew Contest Cook Registration
Jul16

It’s the Moment you’ve Been Waiting for… Stew Contest Cook Registration

July 16, 2024 – The 55th Annual World Champion Hopkins County Stew Festival Saturday, October 26, 2024 The anticipation has been growing and now it is time for the actual preparation. We are looking forward to a terrific and large Stew Contest, and we want you to participate in it! For those who powered through the rain storm last year, we say a big Thank You! It was wet and muddy, but we still served 3,000 people because of...

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Trading Post for July 17, 2024
Jul16

Trading Post for July 17, 2024

Light brown sofa in good condition, 903 885 2735. Free 5 kittens, male & female 6 weeks old. All are litter box trained and eating dry cat food. Call 903-440-6141. Huggies little Snugglers diapers new box 120 count size 3 asking $22, a Fisher Price 4 in 1 Fisher Price Learning Build-A-Bot 4-IN-1 Ultimate Learning Bot asking $22 call 903-440-5523 for information or text me for picture Missing dog, 10#, “Toby”, may not...

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Learn What Percentage of the Earth’s Water is Fresh Water in This Episode of A Second Cup of Coffee
Jul14

Learn What Percentage of the Earth’s Water is Fresh Water in This Episode of A Second Cup of Coffee

In this episode of A Second Cup Of Coffee With John Mark Dempsey, John Mark sat down with Texas A&M AgriLife Master Gardener Ronnie Wilson. The two discuss the upcoming Master Gardeners Meeting, the Earth’s water, points on watering your plants, and more. Be sure to check it out! A Second Cup of Coffee with John Mark...

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Are Fresh Vegetables Poisoning us From Master Gardener David Wall
Jul14

Are Fresh Vegetables Poisoning us From Master Gardener David Wall

July 14, 2024 – It seems like weekly we hear of pesticide use is slowly poisoning us. This is not over the short term, but over many years. Healthy foods such as fruits and vegetables are now recognized that along with nutrients, they also come with dangerous pesticides. While our government has forced some pesticides off the market, it has been slow to move on others. Then, when one product is banned, growers often switch to...

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Paris District Road Report for Week of July 15, 2024
Jul14

Paris District Road Report for Week of July 15, 2024

Paris — Here’s a look at work planned in the district for the week starting July 15, 2024. These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues. Motorists are advised to remain alert and pay special attention to all signs, barricades and traffic controls, and reduce their speed as they approach and travel through work zones. They should also avoid distractions such...

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Two Major Events to be Held at the Old Saltillo Cemetery
Jul12

Two Major Events to be Held at the Old Saltillo Cemetery

July 12, 2024 – Two major events are held each year at the Old Saltillo Cemetery. On July 21st, 2024, the Annual Business Meeting/Memorial Day will be held. The activities will begin at 10:30am that Sunday, in the Old Saltillo United Methodist Church, located at 664 County Road 3357, Saltillo, Texas, 75478. Congregational singing led by Steve Conley will start things off. A Business meeting will follow. Next, there will be a...

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