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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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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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Official Ceremony Marks Cooper Lake State Park 25th Anniversary
Oct15

Official Ceremony Marks Cooper Lake State Park 25th Anniversary

Enjoying outdoor weather during Autumn is special at Cooper Lake Park, and making this October more special than most is the Park’s 25th Anniversary Celebration. Officially opened to the public in 1996, Cooper Lake State Park is one of the newest parks in the vast Texas State Park system. The public is invited to enjoy the park for free during the festivities planned on Friday, Oct. 15 and Saturday, Oct. 16. Cooper Lake State Park...

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4-H Project Show Results and the Annual Christmas Joys Program
Oct13

4-H Project Show Results and the Annual Christmas Joys Program

By Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Family & Community Health Agent, Hopkins County 4-H Project Show Results Every year during National 4-H Week, Hopkins County 4-H members have the opportunity to enter items in the 4-H Project Show. This serves as an avenue to showcase talents of our 4-H youth. Even though entries were down, 22 quality items were entered in this year’s Project Show.  Here are the...

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Meal A Day Menu For Oct. 11-15, 2021
Oct10

Meal A Day Menu For Oct. 11-15, 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. 11-15, 2021, includes: Meal-A-Day food preparation Monday – Parmesan Chicken, On a Bed of Egg Noodles, Italian Vegetables and Garlic Sticks. Tuesday – Cheeseburger Casserole, Pinto Beans, and Broccoli.Wednesday – Chicken...

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The 2021 ‘Walk to Remember’ Fundraising Walk Reaches Its Goal for Terrific Tuesdays!
Oct08

The 2021 ‘Walk to Remember’ Fundraising Walk Reaches Its Goal for Terrific Tuesdays!

This year’s turnout of walkers enjoyed beautiful weather, good music and great fellowship! The location raising the most money was Wesley House and Wesley Oaks, with a total of $2500 and represented by Activities Director Talisha Turner (at left) Coming in a close second was the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center which collected $2300 and was represented by Director Karon Weatherman. The Community Spirit Award was...

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Divorce Rates Drop as Pandemic Continues
Oct06

Divorce Rates Drop as Pandemic Continues

By Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Family & Community Health Agent, Hopkins County As Family & Community Health Extension Agent for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, an article recently caught my eye. I am a strong advocate for traditional marriage relationships. Strong marital relationships lead to strong families and strong families lead to strong communities.  The article was part of an...

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Happenings at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center
Oct06

Happenings at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center

There’s fun and activities all year round for local senior citizens to take advantage of. Besides seasonal parties and birthday-of-the-month get-togethers, There’s exercise, educational fun and meeting new friends! We’d love for you to share in the fun at 150 MLK Drive! The Tai Ji Quan class has started new session. If you come you will learn all the basic moves. Karen Moseley is a certified instructor. She will...

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Cumby Man Allegedly Flipped Truck And Trailer, Got It Back On Road, Resumed Reckless Driving Before Felony DWI Arrest
Oct04

Cumby Man Allegedly Flipped Truck And Trailer, Got It Back On Road, Resumed Reckless Driving Before Felony DWI Arrest

A 69-year-old Cumby man allegedly flipped his truck and trailer, managed to flip the truck back over and resume driving recklessly before being arrested on a felony drunk driving charge Friday afternoon, according to arrest reports. Wilburn Lewis Russell (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office deputies received a complaint of a reckless driver on FM 2653 south at around 1:10 p.m. Oct. 1, 2021. A witness claimed the a...

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Meal A Day Menu For Oct. 4-8, 2021
Oct03

Meal A Day Menu For Oct. 4-8, 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. 4-8, 2021, includes: Meal-A-Day food preparation Monday – Parmesan Chicken, On a Bed of Egg Noodles, Italian Vegetables and Garlic Sticks. Tuesday – Oven Omelet, Sliced Ham, Mandarin Oranges and Blue Berry Cake. Wednesday...

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