The 48th Annual Stew Cook-off is on its way in a hurry! The absolute deadline for entry into the contest is Friday, October 6th at 5:00 p.m. All cooks signed up for the 48th Annual Stew Cook-off will need to attend the cooks come-and-go reception on Tuesday, October 17th at 6 p.m. at the Southwest Dairy Museum. Cooks will receive their grocery reimbursement check from the Chamber, their goodie bags, and a list of rules and regulations for the Stew Cook-off. Please make plans to be there!!! T-shirts will be available for purchase that night. Call the Chamber for additional information at (903) 885-6515.
Simons Fitness and Nutrition is hosting their ribbon cutting celebration on Friday, September 29th at 1 p.m.
Simons Fitness and Nutrition is hosting their ribbon cutting celebration on Friday, September 29th at noon. Simons Fitness is located at 403 Gilmer Street in Sulphur Springs. Make plans to come by for the ribbon cutting and sample their food and shakes. It’s going to be a fun time!
Hopkins County Healthcare Foundation is holding a Sip & See
The Hopkins County Healthcare Foundation is holding a Sip & See on Thursday, September 28th, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the home of Dr. Scott & Deanna McDearmont, 729 Church Street in Sulphur Springs. Tour this 120-year-old home that has been owned by a U.S. Congressman, State Representative and judge, shoe store owner, and two local doctors. Admission is a $25 donation at the door. John Sellers will be the guide for the evening, and appetizers will be provided by Plain & Fancy. Reservations are required by September 27th. You may make reservations by calling (903) 438-4799.
Texas WIC is offering a partnership to help with your child’s haircut
Jeff Luster at Studio 9 Hair Designs has partnered with WIC for a discount on children’s haircuts. You may receive $5 off haircuts for children 5 years old and under as long as you bring your ID with name and current WIC shopping receipt. The offer is valid September 1st through September 30th. The hours available for hair appointments are Monday – Saturday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., and are by appointment only. Contact Jeff Luster at Studio 9 Hair Designs, 421 E. Industrial Dr., Suite 208, in Sulphur Springs by calling (903) 335-1491.
Bombshell & Co. will host their Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening on Wednesday, October 4th at noon
Bombshell & Co. will host their ribbon cutting on Wednesday, October 4th at noon. Bombshell & Co. is located at 101 Bill Bradford Road, Suite 16, in Sulphur Springs. Come by and welcome this new business to Hopkins County!
The Senior Citizens Center will host a Walk to Remember on Thursday, October 5th at 6 p.m.
The Senior Citizens Center will host a Walk to Remember benefiting Terrific Tuesdays on Thursday, October 5th at 6 p.m. The Walk will be held at The Gardens at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital in Sulphur Springs. The goal is to pause and remember friends and loved ones affected by Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia, Senility, and Stroke. There is a $20 registration fee that includes a t-shirt. Sponsor booths with information and goodies will be in attendance. For more information, contact Karon Weatherman at (903) 885-1661. Terrific Tuesdays meets each Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 2p.m. at First United Methodist Church.
Cattleman’s Classic & Ribeye Roundup & Free Concert featuring Stoney LaRue will take place on Friday, October 6, on Celebration Plaza
The Cattleman’s Classic & Ribeye Roundup returns to Celebration Plaza in Sulphur Springs on October. The event features a steak cookoff which will include over 40 cook teams. The steak dinner, prepared by the steak cook off competitors, will begin at 6:00. Unfortunately, all the dinner tickets are sold out, but the free concert starring Texas country/red dirt artist Stoney LaRue will begin at 8:00 p.m. on the square. This is a fun place to be. Be sure to come and enjoy the events of the evening.
Dutch Oven Cook-off and Indian Summer Days is scheduled Saturday, October 7th, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Hopkins County Heritage Park will host Indian Summer Days with the John Chester Dutch Oven Cook-off on Saturday, October 7th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Entry fee to the Indian Summer Days is $3.00 per person and includes food and fun for the whole family! Enjoy live music, tin punch, hide tanning, digging for artifacts, wood carvers, rug loomers, blacksmith work, and more. While there, you may purchase an all you can eat plate for $5.00 to the Dutch Oven Cook-off. Teams will be preparing a meat, vegetable, bread, and dessert. To enter the Dutch Oven Cook-off, call Rick Wilson at (903) 885-9692.
Hopkins County Fall Festival will host a Business After Hours Mixer on Thursday, October 11
Hopkins County Fall Festival will host a Business After Hours Mixer on Thursday, October 11 from 5:00 to 6:30 pm at City Hall in Sulphur Springs. This will be the official start to the 2017 Fall Festival!
Danna’s Buffalo Girls’ Gazette Flea Market Style/Swap on October 12-14, at 8:00 a.m.
Danna’s Buffalo Girls’ Gazette will be having a flea market style/swap event October 12, 13 & 14 beginning at 8:00 a.m. Take Hwy 11 East from Sulphur Springs and the event is at 20670 Hwy. 11 E. in Winnsboro. To kick-off the event, the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce will host a Ribbon Cutting Celebration on October 11, 11:00 a.m. Vendors are wanted as well as shoppers who are ready to shop, swap, eat and dance. There will be a Buffalo Girls Ball Saturday night with live music and dancing in the dirt. Expect to experience eclectic finds, shabby chic, rustic, western/urban, Victorian traditional, backyard or barn sale items, tools, guns, vintage antiques and homemade items. Visit www.dannasfleamarketstyle.com or call 903-439-7091 for more information.
SSISD hosted a ribbon cutting celebration for their new student construction project
SSISD held a ribbon cutting on Thursday, September 21st for their new construction project at 128 Fore Street at 2:30 p.m. Sulphur Springs High School is proud to announce that their Construction Tech I students will be undertaking the project of building a home on 128 Fore Street in Sulphur Springs during the 2017-18 school year. This is the second year of their Architecture and Construction programs, and they are excited about this opportunity for our students. The project will be completed under the direction of their Construction instructor, Mr. Harold Smithson, with community contractors, local companies, the SSISD Maintenance Director, Mr. Dan Froneberger, and the SSISD Maintenance Staff actively supporting and helping throughout the process. The Principles of Architecture and Interior Design students, under the direction of their instructor, Mrs. Christina Davis, will be making the interior selections to finish out the project. Come by and support this amazing new project for SSISD.
Cumby Food Pantry held its ribbon cutting and grand opening on Wednesday, September 27th at noon
The Cumby Food Pantry hosted their ribbon cutting and grand opening on Wednesday, September 27th at noon. The Cumby Food Pantry is located at 8285 I-30 Service Road SW in Cumby.
Have a wonderful weekend!