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Screamfest: Have Fun and Find What’s Your Reality at VR Social

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Screamfest: Have Fun and Find What’s Your Reality at VR Social

VR Social is owned by Scott and Janina Hanson. He has been in the computer and gaming scene from the day his parents bought him an Atari 2600 for Christmas. From there it was the gift of an Atari 800XL with a modem that brought him into the world of hacking and BBSes (Bulletin Board Systems). The Hansons always love to discuss the latest in technology trends, so never hesitate to stop in and say hello. VR Social is a place where virtual reality is used to create a collaborative space for people of a variety of backgrounds. Virtual Reality is...

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2021 Hopkins County Stew Contest Champions

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2021 Hopkins County Stew Contest Champions

Although the final count for ticket sales aren’t yet in, the 52nd Annual World Champion Hopkins County Stew Contest was estimated to have drawn well over 6,000 to Buford Park Saturday morning, Oct. 23, to sample some of this year’s entries. Overall, 150 signed up to compete in the 2021 Hopkins County Stew contest. However, due to some personal emergencies, a few teams had to back out prior, leaving 145 pots of stew. Several also dress up and decorated for contention in the campsite contest. Although the actual stew judging and...

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Meet & Greet With Allen West, 2022 GOP Gubernatorial Candidate, Scheduled in Greenville Monday Morning

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Meet & Greet With Allen West, 2022 GOP Gubernatorial Candidate, Scheduled in Greenville Monday Morning

A Meet and Greet is scheduled Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, with Allen West, was elected in July 2020 as chairman of the Republican Party of Texas and served in that positions until his resignation on July 11, 2021. West on July 4, 2021, announced his intent to challenge Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for the Republican nomination for governor in 2022. The meet and greet will be hosted from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Monday at Ernie’s Pit BBQ, 8707 Wesley St., Greenville, by Terry Driggers & D’Anna Bates. Breakfast tacos will be available as...

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Buford Park Awaits Stewstock October 22, 23!

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Buford Park Awaits Stewstock October 22, 23!

Before Buford Park became a crowded cooking contest site, I stopped for a few photos on Thursday to show some of the changes to the landscape of our familiar Stew grounds. With the 52nd World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest, a home football game for the  Sulphur Springs Wildcats and a Carnival midway on site, it’s going to be a beehive of activity and fun! Get out and enjoy the 2021 Stew season October 22 and 23! The main stage, centrally located near the Buford Park Pavilion, where contest information will be...

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TAMUC To Honor Veterans At 31st Annual Veterans Vigil

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TAMUC To Honor Veterans At 31st Annual Veterans Vigil

Oct. 21, 2021 TAMUC News Release COMMERCE, Texas — Texas A&M University-Commerce will continue its storied tradition of honoring our nation’s veterans by hosting the 31st Annual Veterans Vigil. The event is scheduled for Nov. 12, and the theme is “The Forever Oath.” Brigadier General Mike H. McClendon (Ret.) is this year’s guest speaker for the opening ceremony. McClendon is a 1975 graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy.  Texas A&M-Commerce will hold its annual Veterans Vigil event for the 31st time later this year. The ceremonial...

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Week 3: Hopkins County United Way At 40 Percent Of Goal

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Week 3: Hopkins County United Way At 40 Percent Of Goal

Hopkins County United Way marked the half-way point in the United Way campaign, after three full weeks of the campaign approximately 40 percent of the $150,000 campaign goal had been collected. Over the last week alone, HCUW campaign workers collected $27,786. When added to the 22 collected during the first two weeks of the campaign, that brings the total amount raised as of Oct. 19 to $60,554.15. That leaves three weeks to go in the 2021-22 campaign, which will benefit 18 local nonprofit organizations which provide services and enrichment...

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Chamber Connection: 52nd Annual World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest To Be Held Saturday, Oct. 23

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Chamber Connection: 52nd Annual World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest To Be Held Saturday, Oct. 23

By Butch Burney It’s stew time in Sulphur Springs! Saturday is the 52nd Annual World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest, sponsored by Alliance Bank, Alliance Bank Financial Services and Galyean Insurance, at Buford Park. Get there on Friday to check out more than two dozen market vendors, who will be set up on the south side of the square, stay for the appetizer contest and get ready for Dubb and the Luv Machines in concert from 10:30 p.m. to midnight. Things are not just back to normal at the stew contest, but they are better than...

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Grilling Like A Texan

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Grilling Like A Texan

By Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Family & Community Health Agent, Hopkins County Texans love to grill. Hamburgers, rib-eyes, pork loin steaks, chicken breasts – these are only a sampling of what Texas are grilling this fall for football tailgates and other get-togethers. But are they grilling correctly? Proper techniques can lead to better grilling experiences. outdoor grill Dr. Davey Griffin, meats specialist in the Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, provides several tips on how to...

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Sulphur Springs Church of Nazarene Host Rummage and Bake Sale

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Sulphur Springs Church of Nazarene Host Rummage and Bake Sale

Sulphur Springs Church of Nazarene is hosting a huge multi family rummage and bake sale. It will be held Friday October 22nd 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday the 23rd 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be items available for everyone. Sulphur Springs Church of Nazarene is located at 1300 League St.

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Great Entertainment at Cooper Lake from the Sulphur Springs Community Players, Reilly Springs Jamboree

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Great Entertainment at Cooper Lake from the Sulphur Springs Community Players, Reilly Springs Jamboree

During the weekend of October 15/16, 2021, the Friends of Doctors Creek and the staff of Cooper Lake hosted live entertainment which was planned as part of the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the State Park.  Friday’s  dramatic performance at the Amphitheater was presented by Community Players and Friends, and Saturday’s live musical performance was presented beside the lake by members of the Reilly Springs Jamboree.  The ‘Players’ invited friends to join them in presenting an hour of skits,...

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