Hopkins, Delta Counties Had The Lowest September Unemployment Rate In Area
Oct16

Hopkins, Delta Counties Had The Lowest September Unemployment Rate In Area

While unemployment rates across the state and Northeast Texas increased 1.3 percent in September, the unemployment rate in the Texarkana/Northeast Texas area as a whole only increased 0.6 percent. Hopkins and Delta Counties had the lowest September unemployment rate (5,8 percent) in the area, according to LAUS, local area area unemployment statistics reported by Texas Workforce Commission in the Texas Labor information report. Texas...

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United Way Campaign At 21 Percent Of Goal On Oct. 13
Oct14

United Way Campaign At 21 Percent Of Goal On Oct. 13

The Hopkins County United Way campaign had reached 21 percent of the goal on Oct. 13. At the conclusion of the second campaign workers report meeting, 2020-21 HCUW Campaign Chair Mike Horne reported another $11425.57 had been collected over the last week, increasing the overall pledge to $31,831.57. “We are well on the way,” Horne said of the campaign’s efforts to collect $150,000 to benefit 19 local agencies....

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Call, Stop By Chamber Of Commerce Through Oct. 21 To Pre-Order Stew
Oct14

Call, Stop By Chamber Of Commerce Through Oct. 21 To Pre-Order Stew

By Lezley Brown, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce CEO/President Lezley Brown The time has come to pre-order your stew for this year’s Stew Drive-thru! You can make your pre-order NOW by calling or coming by the Chamber, and you can select your favorite cook’s stew until October 21st . If you donot pre-order, but drive through on Stew day, you will not be able to choose a specific cook’s stew. You will, though, get to choose chicken...

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40 Years Of Heart Care At Tradition At Advanced Heart Care, CHRISTUS MFH Health System
Oct13

40 Years Of Heart Care At Tradition At Advanced Heart Care, CHRISTUS MFH Health System

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Business News By Holly Ragan, Senior Market Development, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs, [email protected] Sulphur Springs, Texas, October 13, 2020– CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has ONE mission: To Extend the Health Ministry of Jesus Christ. Hospital Visitation For the safety and health of the community and our...

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John Prickette To Chair Convenience Distribution Association
Oct10

John Prickette To Chair Convenience Distribution Association

The Convenience Distribution Association announced that John Prickette, GSC Enterprises, Inc., Sulphur Springs, has been elected as Chair for 2021 at the association’s annual membership meeting. John Prickette Prickette was presented with the customary green jacket and gavel virtually by 2020 CDA Chair Scott Carrico, Richmond-Master Distributors, South Bend, IN, symbolizing the position of CDA Chair, during the meeting at the...

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Macy Sworn In As New Chief Of Tira VFD
Oct09

Macy Sworn In As New Chief Of Tira VFD

By Jan Vaughn Tony Macy was sworn in as the new chief of the Tira Volunteer Fire Department in a special meeting of the Tira City Council on October 4, 2020. Tira Mayor Allen Joslin and our new Tira Volunteer Fire Chief Tony Macy I need to make a correction about the Tira Community Christmas Party. It is scheduled for the second Saturday in December, not the first Saturday, as previously reported. We are hopeful that conditions will...

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Burgers And Fries Donates To Meal A Day
Oct07

Burgers And Fries Donates To Meal A Day

Christina Hill, Tammy Lawson and Karon Weatherman Burgers and Fries made another generous donation of $2,774 Tuesday to the Meal A Day Program. The employees give their tips and customers give them donations to pass along to Meal A Day. Senior Center Director Karon Weatherman offers a huge thank you to everyone who donated.

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Reinvestment Zone, 2 Rezoning Items Receive Council Approval
Oct07

Reinvestment Zone, 2 Rezoning Items Receive Council Approval

Two rezoning items and a reinvestment zone and tax incentive agreement for a new business were among the items receiving approval from Sulphur Springs City Council, during the regular council meeting conducted Oct. 6 on Zoom and streamed to Youtube for public viewing. My Perfect Pet Tax Incentives The City Council was asked by the Economic Development Corporation to consider designating Lot 6 at Pioneer Business park as an industrial...

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3-D Mammography Now Available at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital in Sulphur Springs
Oct06

3-D Mammography Now Available at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital in Sulphur Springs

Business News — Oct. 6, 2020 By Holly Ragan, Senior Market Development, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs, [email protected] Sulphur Springs, Texas, Oct. 6, 2020 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has ONE mission: To Extend the Health Ministry of Jesus Christ. Hospital Visitation For the safety and health of the community and our ministry, CHRISTUS Health is screening all associates and...

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Brookshire Grocery Company Establishes “Focus on the Future” Scholarship Endowment
Oct02

Brookshire Grocery Company Establishes “Focus on the Future” Scholarship Endowment

COMMERCE, TX—A&M-Commerce students will benefit for years to come from Brookshire Grocery Company’s new “Focus on the Future” scholarship program. The scholarship will reward students for their dedication, hard work and academic achievements. Brookshire’s established scholarship endowments for A&M-Commerce and 39 other colleges and universities throughout Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas. A recent press release...

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