Local VFW Raises Funds Through Raffle
Oct09

Local VFW Raises Funds Through Raffle

The local VFW Post 8560 and American Legion Post 66 will be holding a raffle for a brand new over/under 12 gauge shot gun. For tickets contact Andy Lowen @ (903) 355-3733 or Billy Cassy @ (903) 440-1873. Tickets are $5 each or you can purchase 5 for $20. Proceeds go to local American Legion and VFW posts to support veterans still serving their communities. Members will also be set up on Celbration Plaza on Saturday, October 10th from...

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Neal Eugene Rogers
Aug17

Neal Eugene Rogers

Military graveside services for Neal Eugene Rogers, age 80, of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, August 19, 2020, at the Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery with Chaplin Joseph Stanley officiating. There will be a come and go visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, August 18, 2020, at West Oaks Funeral Home. Neal passed away on Wednesday, August 12, 2020. He was born on December 11, 1939, in Downing, WI, the son of...

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Charles Cecil Smith
Aug22

Charles Cecil Smith

Memorial services for Charles Cecil Smith, age 52, of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 25, 2018 at West Oaks Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Garry Jordan and Rev. Lee Huff officiating. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday, August 24, 2018 at West Oaks Funeral Home. Charles passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at Christus Mother Frances Hospital in Sulphur Springs. He was born on September...

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Chamber Connection May 25, 2017
May25

Chamber Connection May 25, 2017

The deadline is approaching for the Ice Cream Freeze-off! The Chamber of Commerce will host the 16th Annual Ice Cream Freeze-off on Saturday, June 10th at 4 p.m. on the Civic Center grounds.  We have many sponsorship opportunities available to partner with the Chamber during Ice Cream, so please consider joining us for this fun day!  You know what else we need?  People to make and enter ice cream!!!!  Have you ever thought about...

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Chamber Connection May 18, 2017
May18

Chamber Connection May 18, 2017

The Ice Cream Freeze-off is right around the corner!  The Chamber of Commerce will host the 16th Annual Ice Cream Freeze-off on Saturday, June 10th at 4 p.m. on the Civic Center grounds.  We have many sponsorship opportunities available to partner with the Chamber during Ice Cream, so please consider joining us for this fun day!  You know what else we need?  Ice Cream Cooks!!!!  Have you ever thought about entering your delicious...

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Flags Lowered in Honor of Firefighters’ Memorial Day
Oct09

Flags Lowered in Honor of Firefighters’ Memorial Day

Sunday morning at 9 am.  at the Hopkins County Veterans Memorial on Celebration Plaza the Hopkins Marine Corps League and American Legion Post 66 lowered all the flags to Half Staff in Honor of Firefighters’ Memorial Day 2016. There was also a Large group of Hopkins County Firefighters attending. img_0507 img_0508 img_0509 img_0510 img_0511 img_0500 img_0503 img_0506 img_0492-1...

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Veterans Honor 9/11 Fallen Sunday
Sep12

Veterans Honor 9/11 Fallen Sunday

At the Hopkins County Veterans Memorial, the Hopkins County Marine Detachment partnered With American Legion Post 66  in posting all flags at half staff. Taps was played  as they lowered Old Glory to Half Staff. On the bagpipes is Jim Dial, Sgt-at-Arms (American Legion Post 66), and on the bugle Camilo (Cam) Perez,Detachment Bugler /Detachment Chaplain.

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Shem Ray, Jr
Nov18

Shem Ray, Jr

Memorial services for Shem Ray Jr., 82, of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday Nov. 23, at St. James Catholic Church with Father Juan Carlos officiating. Honorary Pallbearers are Tony Abercrombie, Scott Burgin, David Perry, Laddie Filak, Joe Williamson, Joe Reed Scott, Ronnie Ballard and Joe Ames. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, at West Oaks Funeral Home. Mr. Ray died Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, at...

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Chamber Connection — Jan. 11, 2023: Membership Banquet Will Celebrate Hopkins County With ‘A Night at the Gallery’
Jan11

Chamber Connection — Jan. 11, 2023: Membership Banquet Will Celebrate Hopkins County With ‘A Night at the Gallery’

By Butch Burney, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce President/CEO The 95th Annual Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Membership Banquet will celebrate Hopkins County with a theme of “A Night at the Gallery,” awards and dinner on Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center. Social networking and a cocktail hour begins at 6 p.m., with food service at 6:30 p.m., and awards beginning at 7 p.m. You can reserve your seat...

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Chamber Connection – Jan. 4, 2023: Awards Nominations Accepted Until Jan. 20; Banquet Tables & Tickets Available
Jan04

Chamber Connection – Jan. 4, 2023: Awards Nominations Accepted Until Jan. 20; Banquet Tables & Tickets Available

By Butch Burney, Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Thanks to everyone who has mailed or emailed nominations for the superlative awards that will be given out at the annual Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce’s Membership Banquet on Feb. 16. Here are some tips for those who want to nominate individuals, businesses, groups or clubs for the awards. This is a nomination process, not a voting contest. The nominations go to committees that...

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