Weed Control By Mario Villarino
Aug21

Weed Control By Mario Villarino

Developed by Dr. Mario A. Villarino, County Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources Hopkins County, Texas As we continue our activities in pastures and meadows during this summer season,  here a reminder of fundamentals on weed control from Dr. Vanessa Olsen, forage specialist for Texas A&M agrilife extension: Our human nature is to find...

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National Qualifier with American Degree through Como-Pickton FFA, Breanna Bowen Heads to Tarleton State University
Aug21

National Qualifier with American Degree through Como-Pickton FFA, Breanna Bowen Heads to Tarleton State University

Heading off to school In Stephenville, Texas at Tarleton State University is just one of the exciting life events for Breanna Bowen, a Hopkins County student who graduated from Como-Pickton CISD in 2018. In fact, she is starting her second year at Tarleton pursuing a degree toward…what else?…an ag-related career! Breanna’s major is Ag Communication. Her chosen career would involve writing and educating through...

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Tradin’ Post for Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
Aug21

Tradin’ Post for Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

For Sale: a glass top breakfast table. It is iron based. Includes four chairs with arms, rollers, and pads for the seats. … Also, for sale, two end tables and a coffee table. They are black metallic. If interested, or for more details, please call 903-474-9202. RV, 28.8 long, 2007 Jayco Eagle, bumper pull, one slide out, sleeps 6. 903 335 9509. For Sale: Chest of drawers, corner cabinet in very good condition, both oak in color....

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North Hopkins ISD Trustees Election Draws 7 Candidates
Aug21

North Hopkins ISD Trustees Election Draws 7 Candidates

Seven candidates signed up for a place on the ballot in the North Hopkins Independent School District Board of Trustees Election. Candidates, including incumbents are D. Ellis Dicus, Vicki Hillis Ferrell, Justin Holland, Andy Kendall, Robert McPherson, Sherry Smiddy and Charlie Vaughn. Voters will be asked to select up to three candidates to fill three at-large full three-year term seats on the school board. Early voting by personal...

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Tradin’ Post for Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
Aug20

Tradin’ Post for Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

For Sale: Chest of drawers, corner cabinet in very good condition, both oak in color. Chest $20, cabinet $10. Want to trade kitchen table: Table has 2 leaves, 8 chairs. Want to trade table for a small kitchen table with four chair. Call 903-919-3121 For Sale. Kimball 45 Inch Home Studio Piano with padded bench and sheet music. $300 cash or best offer. Phone: 903-473-9481. FOR SALE: Beige color recliner. Very comfortable! In good...

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DBA ‘Brick Street Market’ Opens in Downtown at 8am on Saturday September 21
Aug20

DBA ‘Brick Street Market’ Opens in Downtown at 8am on Saturday September 21

The merchant members of the Downtown Business Alliance invite you to celebrate Sulphur Springs at the Brick Street Vintage Market coming up on Saturday September 21, 2019. Find out all the exciting details below! The one-day Brick Street Market will be open on Saturday September 21, 2019 to offer street shopping, tastings, trunk showings, live music and an arts, crafts, antique and vintage decor market. In fact, Brick Street Market...

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Meal-a-Day Needs a Friday Delivery Driver for Como-Pickton Route
Aug20

Meal-a-Day Needs a Friday Delivery Driver for Como-Pickton Route

Meal a Day has an opening for a volunteer delivery driver on the Como Pickton delivery route for senior shut-ins who live in that area. If you can drive a route weekly on Fridays, please contact Karon Weatherman. In order to learn the route, you can go with another driver to run the route and get acquainted with the stops. This route will take a couple of hours to drive. You should be finished by noon, as the Cooks try get the food...

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New Stew Fest Market Promises Fashion, Ice Cream and More
Aug19

New Stew Fest Market Promises Fashion, Ice Cream and More

The Stew Fest Market, held in conjunction with the World Famous Hopkins County Stew Festival, starts Friday October 25th, 2019. Vendors are signing up to sell their wares and promote their business in an area right next to the stew sites. The Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce has grown the annual event each year. Last year saw a new record for the number of stew sites. Around 7,000 people attend the event, and some of them are gonna...

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Wildcats and Lady Cats Cross Country Runners Use Opening Tri-Meet For Varsity Seeding
Aug19

Wildcats and Lady Cats Cross Country Runners Use Opening Tri-Meet For Varsity Seeding

Wildcats and Lady Cats Cross Country Coach Ross Hicks used a tri-meet at Royse City against the Bulldogs and Mount Pleasant Saturday (August 17) to seed his teams and to determine varsity competitors for now. Coach Hicks said it was interesting to open the season against the expected top two district competitors. As it turned out, Coach Hicks said he was so busy making sure his athletes finished the chaotic race that he didn’t...

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Three NETBIO Sales Slated at  Sulphur Springs Livestock Market
Aug19

Three NETBIO Sales Slated at Sulphur Springs Livestock Market

Northeast Texas Beef Improvement Organization Public Information Services Three NETBIO sales slated at  Sulphur Springs Livestock Market  Three Northeast Texas Beef Improvement Organization (NETBIO) pre-conditioned cattle sales will be held at the Sulphur Springs Livestock Commission market between now and November 20. The first of the three upcoming sales will be the September 18 NETBIO pre-conditioned stocker and feeder...

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