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Hopkins County Genealogical Society October 21, 2021 Monthly Meeting Will Be Virtual by Patti Todd Gillespie
Oct18

Hopkins County Genealogical Society October 21, 2021 Monthly Meeting Will Be Virtual by Patti Todd Gillespie

Patti Todd Gillespie Patti Todd Gillespie brings energy and  humor to her classes. She is a huge believer in lifetime learning and inclusive, respectful presenting. An avid hobby-genealogist for 30 years, Patti formed Family Lines & Stories, her own research group, 6 years ago.  She stays busy researching for clients and speaks to groups, small and large, in and out of Texas – usually virtually...

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2021 Earl W Martin 42 Tournament Winners
Oct18

2021 Earl W Martin 42 Tournament Winners

The Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center hosted the 2021 Autumn version of the Earl W. Martin 42 Tournament on Saturday October 16. The Texas-bred domino game is extremely popular amongst Hopkins County folks, and there are actually three tournaments held per year at the Seniors Center. Winners are included in the slideshow! 1st Place Joey Martin and Ronnie Martin2nd Place Tom Holloway and Jeanette Bray3rd Place John Perkins and...

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Virgil Ray Brown
Oct18

Virgil Ray Brown

Virgil Ray Brown Graveside services for Virgil Ray Brown, age 85, of Sulphur Springs, Texas, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday, October 18, 2021, at Rockdale Cemetery with Bro. Mike Eason officiating. Pallbearers will be Ben Worsham, Dusty Worsham, Clay Brown, Jesse James Brown, Donny Brown, and Shane Gilbert. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m., prior to service time, at West Oaks Funeral Home. Ray passed away on Saturday,...

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Ghost Glow Ride October 29
Oct17

Ghost Glow Ride October 29

ATTENTION GLOW RIDERS! Get your Halloween costume on and let’s ride….. Ghost Glow Ride is a free family bicycle riding event (perfect for Trunk-n-Treat rounds). We will meet at VR Social, in costumes, and ride to Coleman Park October 29 6 p.m. We cannot wait to crowd the streets with Ghosts & Goblins on bikes!This is part of the ScreamFEST week of events. Full details are...

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Meal A Day Menu For Oct. 18-22, 2021
Oct17

Meal A Day Menu For Oct. 18-22, 2021

Volunteers prepare meals at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center and deliver them five days a week to Meal A Day program recipients in Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County. The Meal A Day Menu for Oct. 18-22, 2021, includes: Meal-A-Day food preparation Monday –Cheesy Beef and Potato Casserole, Normandy Vegetables and Roll. Tuesday – Chicken Cuisine, Mashed Sweet Potatoes, and Broccoli with Cheese.Wednesday – Rope Sausage,...

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Arbala VFD To Receive Funding Cut For Violating Contract With County
Oct16

Arbala VFD To Receive Funding Cut For Violating Contract With County

Arbala Volunteer Fire Department will receive a month’s funding cut, effective at the next payment cycle, for violating the contract signed with the county, Hopkins County Commissioners Court determined during the regular meeting Friday, Oct. 15, 2021. All volunteer fire departments are required to sign a fire protection agreement in order to received benefits from the county. Those benefits include paying the VFD’s fuel...

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Paris District Road Report for the Week of October 18, 2021
Oct16

Paris District Road Report for the Week of October 18, 2021

Paris — Here’s a look at work planned in the district during the week of Oct. 18, 2021. These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues. Motorists are advised to remain alert and pay special attention to all signs, barricades and traffic controls, and reduce their speed as they approach and travel through work zones. They should also avoid distractions such as...

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Wildcats Football Loses Overtime Heartbreaker in Corsicana
Oct16

Wildcats Football Loses Overtime Heartbreaker in Corsicana

The Wildcats football team put themselves in the best position all season long to get their first win of the season, but fell just short of victory in Corsicana, losing 41-38 in overtime.  Sulphur Springs played a season-best game, continuously improving week-after-week.  The Wildcats had a one possession lead for most of the game, but when the offense fell stagnant in the second half the Tigers responded by going on a 14-7...

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Greenville Man In Hopkins County Jail For Violating Probation
Oct16

Greenville Man In Hopkins County Jail For Violating Probation

A 31-year-old. Greenville man was in Hopkins County jail Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, for violating probation. Keegan Thomas Rees (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Terry Thompson was made aware Keegan Thomas Rees was being in held in Hunt County jail on a Hopkins County warrant. Thompson took custody of Rees at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 15, 2021, and transported him to Hopkins County. The 31-year-old Greenville man was...

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Lady Cats Volleyball Gets Season-Sweep Over Pine Tree
Oct16

Lady Cats Volleyball Gets Season-Sweep Over Pine Tree

The Lady Cats volleyball team got a much-needed win over the Pine Tree Lady Pirates on Friday, Oct. 15, sweeping Pine Tree 3-0 for the season sweep over the Lady Pirates. Sulphur Springs desperately needed to get back in the win column after a brutal two game stretch that saw them take on Texas High and Marshall, both on the road. Unfortunately for Coach Bailey Dorner and her program, they went 0-2 during that stretch to fall to...

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