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DRB Approves Main Street Sign Application
Feb20

DRB Approves Main Street Sign Application

The Downtown Revitalization Board’s monthly meeting was handled in short order this week. Aside from approval of the Jan. 14 meeting minutes, there was only on item on the agenda for discussion and consideration. Painted wall sign on the Davis Street-facing side of a business at 230 Main St., Suite A. The DRB received a second sign application for 230 Main St., Suite A. The business had received approval at the Jan. 14 DRB...

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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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Roger Elliott Named Citizen Of The Year At 94th Annual Chamber Of Commerce Banquet
Feb14

Roger Elliott Named Citizen Of The Year At 94th Annual Chamber Of Commerce Banquet

Roger Elliott received the Citizen of the Year award, one of nearly a dozen different awards presented at the 94th Annual Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Banquet, held Feb. 13, in Hopkins County Civic Center. The night’s theme was “Be the Light,” and those present were challenged to be a positive light in the community. Citizen of the Year Craig Roberts, Dee Elliott and Roger Elliott Roger Elliott started his...

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Blue Blazes Drill Team Working On Spring Show, Director Announces New Ticket Option This Year
Feb06

Blue Blazes Drill Team Working On Spring Show, Director Announces New Ticket Option This Year

Bill Owens with Jay Hodge Chevrolet and Blue Blazes Director Christie McCullough When students returned from Christmas break in early January, the Sulphur Springs High School Blue Blazes Drill Team began to work on this year’s Spring Show. Blue Blazes Director Christie McCullough, Wednesday at Jay Hodge Chevrolet, said the theme to this year’s show will be “Beyond the Velvet Rope.”She said it will attempt to provide...

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Vehicle Crashes Into FM 275 Fish Restaurant
Feb06

Vehicle Crashes Into FM 275 Fish Restaurant

The side of a FM 275 north business sustained significant damage as a result of a vehicle crashing into it overnight Wednesday, according to sheriff’s reports. County officials were first alerted at 1:25 a.m. Feb. 6. A sheriff’s deputy reported a vehicle had struck a building at 4678 FM 275 north in Cumby. Another caller reported “whole side of a building looks like a car drove through it,” according to...

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Chamber Connection- Feb. 6, 2020
Feb06

Chamber Connection- Feb. 6, 2020

We are one week away! It is with great pleasure that the 2020 Board of Directors invites you to the 94th Annual Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Banquet on Thursday, Feb. 13, at 6 p.m. at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center. Tickets are already going fast! We will host a Networking Cocktail Happy Half Hour at 6 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6:30, and the awards will follow at 7 p.m. By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins...

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Chamber Connection — Jan. 30, 2020
Jan30

Chamber Connection — Jan. 30, 2020

By Lezley Brown, president/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Lezley Brown Have you reserved your seats yet? It is with great pleasure that the 2020 Board of Directors invites you to the 94th Annual Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Banquet on Thursday, February 13, at 6 p.m. at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center. Tickets are already going fast! We will host a Networking Cocktail Happy Half Hour at 6 p.m. Dinner will be...

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Chamber Connection — Jan. 23, 2020
Jan23

Chamber Connection — Jan. 23, 2020

By Lezley Brown, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce president/CEO Lezley Brown Who is ready to be a light in 2020? It is with great pleasure that the 2020 Board of Directors invites you to the 94th Annual Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Banquet on Thursday, Feb. 13, at 6 p.m. at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center. Tickets are already going fast! We will host a Networking Cocktail Happy Half Hour at 6 p.m. Dinner will be...

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Sulphur Springs Livestock Commission NETBIO January 2020 Sale
Jan16

Sulphur Springs Livestock Commission NETBIO January 2020 Sale

The rain and wet conditions didn’t keep the buyers, sellers and visitors away from the January Northeast Texas Beef Improvement Organization’s (NETBIO) pre-conditioned calf and yearling sale that was held Wednesday at the Sulphur Springs Livestock Auction.A total of 254 seller/members consigned 5,231 head of cattle that sold during the afternoon auction. The cattle held up well despite the bad weather, according to Sulphur Springs...

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SSISD Declines Requests To Amend Agreements For Arbala Solar Farm, Approve Agreement For Another
Jan14

SSISD Declines Requests To Amend Agreements For Arbala Solar Farm, Approve Agreement For Another

Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees Sulphur Springs Independent School District Monday night declined the amended agreements for one solar farm but approved those for another. SSISD school board on Dec. 10, 2018, approved an agreement for Solemio, after the Comptroller’s Officer reported it met the Chapter 313 agreement requirements, provided total employment requirement is waived. The project was to be for a...

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