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2022 Hopkins County Dairy Festival Parade, Junior Dairy Show Great Successes
Jun13

2022 Hopkins County Dairy Festival Parade, Junior Dairy Show Great Successes

Festival Heats Up Saturday With Hot Air Balloon Rally & Glow, Milking Contest The 2022 Hopkins County Dairy Festival Parade was a huge hit, the Junior Dairy Show a great success and the milking contest included a few surprises. The second day of Hopkins County Dairy Festival dawned brightly, with lots of color, and black and white cows and ice cream décor galore. Even without the extreme heat advisory issued for the weekend, there...

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2022 Dairy Festival Takes Flight Friday With Ribbon Cutting, Hot Air Balloons
Jun11

2022 Dairy Festival Takes Flight Friday With Ribbon Cutting, Hot Air Balloons

Festival Continues Saturday with Parade, Jr. Dairy Show, Milking Contest, More Hot Air Balloons The 2022 Hopkins County Dairy Festival took flight Friday with a ribbon cutting and Hot Air Balloon Rally and Glow. The 12 Dairy Festival Queen Coronation Pageant contestants gathered with 2019 Queen Rachel Bramlett, DF Board and Chamber of Commerce Board members, and community residents on Celebration Plaza at noon June 10, 2022, for the...

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Thanks Councilman Freddie Taylor, For 18 Years Of Service
Jun08

Thanks Councilman Freddie Taylor, For 18 Years Of Service

Freddie Taylor was recognized Tuesday night for 18 years of dedicated service to the City of Sulphur Springs as the Place 4 City Councilman. Taylor opted this year not to seek another term in office. He was toasted during a reception at City Hall by city staff, fellow council and community members during the come and go reception Tuesday, June 7, 2022. Sulphur Springs Place 6 Councilman Doug Moore, Place 2 Councilman Harold Nash, city...

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Hopkins County Dairy Festival Board Recognizes Top Sponsors Of 2022
Jun08

Hopkins County Dairy Festival Board Recognizes Top Sponsors Of 2022

The Hopkins County Dairy Festival kicks into high gear this Friday with an opening ceremony and continues the next two Saturdays. The annual salute to the dairy industry wouldn’t be possible, however, without the generous support of local businesses and organizations. The DF Board took time this week to recognize some of this year’s top sponsors. The DF has four levels of sponsorship, Festival Underwriters, Dairy Partners,...

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Hospital District Accepting Landscaping Bids For New EMS Station & District Headquarters
Jun08

Hospital District Accepting Landscaping Bids For New EMS Station & District Headquarters

Hopkins County Hospital District is another step closer to finishing out the new EMS station and district headquarters. The District is now accepting landscaping bids for the facility, being constructed across Airport Road from CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs and the current facility. Hopkins County Hospital District “Our intent is to get someone local if possible to do the landscaping. We are looking at getting...

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Chamber Connection – June 8: Entries Hopkins County Stew Logo Contest Open Until July 14
Jun08

Chamber Connection – June 8: Entries Hopkins County Stew Logo Contest Open Until July 14

By Butch Burney It’s June, which means stew is in the air – or at least the planning has begun. Hopkins County stew pot The 53rd Annual World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest is opening up its annual logo contest. This year’s theme is Road Trip Stew 22 (the stew is Oct. 22, 2022), a take off from Route 66. The logo contest runs through June 30. The winner will receive four stew tickets, four T-shirts with the logo on the...

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Good News for Solar Farm Companies

June 7, 2022 – It’s good news for solar farms across the United States as President Biden offers a two year reprieve on potential tariffs on solar panels imported from key Asian countries. The four countries named in the order are Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. Reports abounds that these countries are complicit in helping China avoid tariff on panels headed to the USA, a practice fist describe in 2012. In 2012,...

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Sulphur Springs City Council To Consider Plat For New Housing Development, 5 Rezoning Requests
Jun07

Sulphur Springs City Council To Consider Plat For New Housing Development, 5 Rezoning Requests

Harrison, Spraggins To Take Oath For Council Council; Officers, City Boards and Commissions To Be Selected Sulphur Springs City has a packed agenda Tuesday night; the Council members are being asked to consider a plat for a new housing development, five rezoning requests, and requests to establish a reinvestment zone and an Advisory Sidewalk Committee. Tommy Harrison and Garry Spraggins who were unchallenged in the spring for Places 4...

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Hopkins County Records – June 3, 2022
Jun03

Hopkins County Records – June 3, 2022

Land Deed Transactions Record books in Hopkins County Clerk’s Office John Heilman to Sherry Cotten; tract in the MA Bowlin surveySherry Cotten and Troy Cotten to Hopkin County Holdings LLC; tract in the MA Bowlin surveyChris Ireland and Danny Ireland to Juan Estrada; tract in the WB Jordan surveyDavid Lee Glenn to James Anthony Glenn and Lisa Gaye Glenn; tract in the Nacogdoches University surveyKimberly Rio Folmar,...

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2022 Texas Conference For Employers Schedule Released
Jun03

2022 Texas Conference For Employers Schedule Released

Events Assist Employers And Businesses Statewide AUSTIN ⎯ The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has released its 2022 Texas Conference for Employers (TCE) schedule, with several locations available throughout the state. TWC’s Office of the Commissioner Representing Employers sponsors the Texas Conference for Employers, which offers employers and human resource professionals the opportunity to learn about new employment laws, earn...

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