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Help-A-Child Benefit Still Scheduled, But May Require Modifications For 2020

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Help-A-Child Benefit Still Scheduled, But May Require Modifications For 2020

With so many annual event events being canceled or postponed, organizers for the annual Help-A-Child Benefit report the 2020 event is, at this point, still planned to take place as scheduled in 2020, but could look a little different. Help A Child logo “This year’s plans are to continue on with the activities. They may be a little bit limited. They may be a little bit changed from last year. With everything going on this year, we will keep you updated to those changes on our Facebook page,” Clay Bartley said Friday evening,...

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Greenwood Baptist Church New Pastor

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Greenwood Baptist Church New Pastor

Greenwood Baptist Church of Saltillo would like to announce that Dr. Bryan Crittendon has been called as pastor and will begin this Sunday, August 2nd. There will be an opportunity to meet our new pastor at 9:45am Sunday before Sunday School at 10:00am and worship at 11:00am. The church is located 5 miles south of I-30 on FM900.

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Reminder To Parents: Select Instructional Option For CPCISD Students By July 26

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Reminder To Parents: Select Instructional Option For CPCISD Students By July 26

Como-Pickton Consolidated Independent School District parents are reminded they need to select an instructional option for their CPCISD students by July 26. Families may choose from online or face-to-face instruction for the 2020-2021 school year. Parents can select an option online by clicking on the designated link on the school website, www.cpcisd.net or by clicking here. The instructional option form is also available in Spanish. Como-Pickton CISD As of the start of the week, almost 40 percent of CPCISD families had let the district know...

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Paris SBDC Holding Virtual Meeting to Help Restaurant Owners

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Paris SBDC Holding Virtual Meeting to Help Restaurant Owners

Paris Junior College Public Information Services Those in the hospitality and food industry looking for assistance may register with the Paris Small Business Development Center for a virtual meeting to be held at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 28.  Meeting presenter is Chris Tripoli, founder of A’ La Carte Foodservice Consulting Group, who has 40 years of experience in the hospitality industry. In addition to his company, Tripoli remains active in The Foodservice Consultant Society International, The Texas Restaurant Association, and serves on...

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2020 Hopkins County Back to School Fair

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2020 Hopkins County Back to School Fair

With everything going on this year, CANHelp is switching to a scaled down, drive thru version of the fair. While we are going to miss the celebration aspect of the previous fairs, our goal is to still make sure the students have what they need for the start of school, whether at home or online. This year we are also including Yantis ISD students along with Hopkins County students. On an average year, we serve just a little over 500 students and as of now we currently have over 500 students registered and still have two weeks of sign-ups to...

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Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center Update from Karon Weatherman

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Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center Update from Karon Weatherman

Dear Friends, please see attached the latest Seniors events which have been cancelled. Sadly, we have had to cancel some that are popular annual events. I am still holding out hope for the Senior Prom, and have moved it to November 21, 2020. I have attached that Flyer for you to see. I will give out tickets when I know for sure that it will happen. Here’s some other news; We are still cooking and delivering Meal A Day. We are serving about 160 everyday. Seniors can still come and take a meal home to eat if you just call and order one....

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More Local Cancellations Due to COVID-19 Limits

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More Local Cancellations Due to COVID-19 Limits

More Summer and Fall events are being cancelled by local organizations, as COVID-19 restrictions increase, rather than decrease, for the Northeast Texas population. Below are the latest of the event cancellations we have received. If you are a representative of an organization and would like to report a change, cancellation or postponement of a local event, please send the information to us by email at [email protected] The modified day-long Hopkins County Dairy Festival 2020 set for August 8, 2020 is cancelled for 2020. The Ms. Hopkins...

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2020 Cattleman’s Classic & Ribeye Roundup Cancelled

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2020 Cattleman’s Classic & Ribeye Roundup Cancelled

Numerous annual events this spring and summer have been canceled due to novel coronavirus 2019. Announcements were made over the last week that two additional local events, the Ms. Hopkins County Senior pageant and Hopkins County Dairy Festival, which had been postponed in June have now been cancelled as well. With local positive COVID-19 case numbers increasing daily, fall events are now beginning to be affected as well. One of COVID-19’s the latest casualties is the annual NETBIO Cattleman’s Classic and Ribeye Roundup. 2020...

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No Ms. Hopkins County Senior Pageant in 2020!

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No Ms. Hopkins County Senior Pageant in 2020!

Pageant organizer Karon Weatherman announced the cancellation of the 2020 Ms. Hopkins County Senior Classic Pageant, which had been moved to August 2020. Here is the announcement which Karon sent out. I hate to but I am going to have to Cancel the 2020 Ms Hopkins County Pageant this year. I had already moved it from June to August, due to COVID-19 precautions. The Ms Texas Senior Classic Pageant had already been cancelled for 2020, so our winner would not have any where to advance this year, anyway. I feel badly for the ladies who look...

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‘The Produce Stand’ Family Has Brought the Country To Town for Three Generations

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‘The Produce Stand’ Family Has Brought the Country To Town for Three Generations

The Produce Stand, 316 South Davis Street is open 6 days a week Spring ti Fall, rain or shine Jo Ann Hilderbrand Taylor comes from a line of farmers, and feels that fresh homegrown produce is more valuable in our lives today than ever. Better health is part of it, but so is the fact that nature’s bounty keeps us grounded to the earth’s gifts and the farmers and farming families who produce these. Jo Ann and her husband Richard own J and R Farms, located near Lake Fork, and they own and operate a produce stand located in Sulphur...

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