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James Edward (Jim) Tucker
Feb15

James Edward (Jim) Tucker

Funeral Mass of Christian burial for James Edward (Jim) Tucker, age 82, of Mt. Vernon will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday February 18, 2019 at St. James Catholic Church in Sulphur Springs with Father Freddy Celano Penaloza officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Vernon City Cemetery with his grandsons serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., with Rosary beginning at 6:00 p.m., on Sunday February 17, 2019....

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Channel 18 News: Friday, February 15, 2019
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‘Heart Month’ Feature is Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehab at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital in Sulphur Springs
Feb15

‘Heart Month’ Feature is Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehab at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital in Sulphur Springs

Sharon Hill, RN and Anita Beasley, Registered Respiratory Therapist Persons who have suffered a heart condition and been treated for it at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital in Sulphur Springs already sing the praises of the Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehabilitation Department. These patients have found that 90% of all pulmonary-related procedures can be administered right here in Sulphur Springs, with Tyler facilities available to handle the...

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Roberts Named Citizen of the Year at 93rd Annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet; A Number of Awards Presented at “Love Makes the World Go Round” Event
Feb15

Roberts Named Citizen of the Year at 93rd Annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet; A Number of Awards Presented at “Love Makes the World Go Round” Event

Craig Roberts was named Citizen of the Year at the 93rd Annual Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Membership Banquet. “Love Makes the World Go Round” was the theme for the Valentine’s Day event at the Civic Center. The annual event honors local citizens and Chamber of Commerce members who contribute to the quality of life in the county. A number of awards and recognitions were presented. Craig Roberts named Citizen...

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Hearts of Life Animal Rescue Presents Jeremy for Adoption
Feb15

Hearts of Life Animal Rescue Presents Jeremy for Adoption

Jeremy is still searching for his forever home! Jeremy is a 2 year old Shepherd/Pyrenees mix. He is very large and extremely affectionate! His favorite hobbies include eating, playing with his brothers and finding his way in to your lap. Jeremy has a very easy going personality and would make a great companion for almost anyone needing a large cuddle buddy. His adoption fee is $100.00 which includes all previous vetting, neuter and...

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Alexander Files for Place 4 on Sulphur Springs City Council
Feb15

Alexander Files for Place 4 on Sulphur Springs City Council

Reiko Alexander has filed for Place 4 on the Sulphur Springs City Council. Alexander challenges incumbent Freddie Taylor for the council seat. Alexander filed on the final day to file and assured that all three Places, Place 4, 5, and 6, will be on the ballot for the May 4, 2019 Municipal Election. Alexander sought the Hopkins County Clerk post in the November General Election but lost to Tracy Smith. Incumbent Freddie Taylor filed to...

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Donnie Ray Yates
Feb15

Donnie Ray Yates

Memorial services for Donnie Ray Yates, age 82, of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, February 16, 2019 at the South Liberty Baptist Church. Donnie Yates was born on July 5, 1936, in Scurry, Texas.  Mr. Yates was married Patsy Glenn for 21 years.  He was a retired truck driver and of the Baptist faith.  Survivors include: wife: Patsy Yates; son: Charles English; daughters: Yvonne Good and Ashlie Tiscornia;...

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Tira News for Feb 15th, 2019
Feb15

Tira News for Feb 15th, 2019

By Jan Vaughn We want to express our appreciation to the North Hopkins Beta Club for their donations to the Tira Food Pantry. They had a “Pack the gym!” night, where NH basketball fans received free admission for wearing a red shirt and bringing a canned item. Yvonne Weir reports, “Dustin, Natalie, and Maria spent last weekend with us. We had a good game of Canasta. On February 8th Wesley attended A Night to Shine at Brightstar...

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What to Expect from the 4-H Program By Mario Villarino
Feb15

What to Expect from the 4-H Program By Mario Villarino

I often get asked when new families join 4-H what to expect of the program. It is usually the word of 4-Hers and their families that provides the answer correctly. For many, it is the livestock projects, for others the very many other activities in 4-H.  According to Marty Vahlenkamp (www. https://texasyouthlivestock.com) the answer for sure it is different for every 4-H’er depending on their goals and personal situation. The typical...

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Going Green By Johanna Hicks
Feb15

Going Green By Johanna Hicks

               When you hear the words “going green,” your thoughts probably turn to water conservation, energy conservation, using environmentally-safe cleaning products, and so on.  However, the focus of this column is totally different.  I’m talking about salad greens – spinach, in particular....

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