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Two Dead In Separate Area Crashes

One man was killed and another hospitalized shortly before 6:00 Tuesday morning in a crash on in Lamar County near Petty. State Troopers say 35-year-old Brandon Smith, of Brookston, was driving on CR26718 when he pulled onto Hwy 82 and collided with a pick up driven by 55-year-old Joe Kay ...

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Fake News Lecture

A&M-Texarkana Professor Dr. Craig Nakashian Presents Lecture: “Fake News in the Medieval World” TEXARKANA, Texas – Dr. Craig Nakashian, Texas A&M University-Texarkana Associate Professor of History, will be giving a public lecture on “Fake News in the Medieval World” on August 18th. The lecture, given for the Texarkana Museums System, ...

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Sulphur Springs ISD Board Meeting 08.13.18

A regular meeting of the Sulphur Springs ISD school board was held on Mon., August 13, 2018.   PUBLIC FORUM   No one requested to address the Board during the Public Forum portion of the meeting. A public meeting was held on the Sulphur Springs ISD’s 2018 proposed tax rate.  ...

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Sulphur Springs PD Has Openings For Officers

The Police Department is currently accepting applications for Patrol Officer. Successful applicants must be a TCOLE certified Peace Officer, possess a valid TX driver license; pass drug screen, physical agility assessment, background investigation and oral review board. Applicant must be willing to work all shifts including weekends and holidays. Applications ...

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Hopkins County Bookings

    SCU officers made contact with a 24-year-old woman and arrested her on a Hopkins County warrant for violation of her probation. Monica Renee Millan, who was listed as “homeless” on the arrest report was also found to be in possession of methamphetamine and was charged with Possession of more ...

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Daingerfield State Park
Aug 25 all-day

Join us for a fun last month of summer at Daingerfield State Park. The park has a lot to offer for families looking to beat the heat and have fun on a budget! The main event for the month is our Second Annual Back-2-School Bash where adults can gain free park entrance with a back to school item. All items collected will be donated to Daingerfield and Hughes Springs ISD’s for the upcoming school year. See you during August!

Saturday, August 25
10:00 am – Paddle Boarding 101
8:00 pm – Saturday Night Dance – Pavilion

Bug Tussle Antique Cars
Aug 25 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Bug Tussle Antique Cars in Paris is Saturday (Aug 25) from 2:00 pm until 8:00 pm. It’s an Antique Car Rally open to all! It includes the 50th Annual Bug Tussle Trek From historical Farmersville to Paris. The $15 registration includes a gift bag, tour book, and fun! Cars will be parked overnight at Holiday Inn Express and Comfort Inn Suites.

Mt Vernon Career and Employment Workshop – August 28th
Aug 28 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm




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Join Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas on Tuesday, August 28th at the Franklin County Public Library from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., for a career and employment workshop aimed to help you land that next job.


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BBQ Benefit for Sulphur Springs Fire Victim @ HW Grays Building
Aug 31 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm

At this time – Paula needs  clothes, furniture, dishes etc. Any and all donations of any type are welcome. She lost all of her worldly possessions in the fire.


Neal McCoy & Stacy Musgrove
Sep 7 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Red River Valley Veterans Memorial is presenting Neal McCoy Friday (Sep 7) at 6:00 pm. Stacy Musgrove and the Stoney Creek Band will make a special guest appearance with McCoy. There are burgers, beverages, and music with gates opening at 6:00 pm. It is at Drake’s Party Barn, 6090 US 271 N. Powderly. Tickets $55.00 VIP Table for eight is $635.00 Website:

Walk To Remember
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm



 Sponsors are needed for the BACKS of the A Walk To Remember T-shirts.  With this $ 50.00 Sponsorship you will have your Company Name and Phone Number on the Backs of all the 200 A Walk To Remember T-shirts.   You will also be able to set up a Booth at the BIG Walk on Thursday, October 4th at 6:00 PM at the CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital in Sulphur Springs.
Registration for the Walk is $ 20.00 and each person that registers gets a T-Shirt to wear.
On the Bottom of this email is a list of all of the MINI Walks prior to the BIG Walk.  These T-Shirts will be worn at all of the Mini Walks, too.    You are welcome to participate in any of the Mini Walks as you want.    I am  sure that all of the Facilities would love you being there to support them.
If you would like to have your Name on the T-Shirt please call me let me know ASAP.  If you can’t bring in your $ 50.00 Check or Cash Tammi Reardon, Terrific Tuesedays, Director will drop by your place and pick it up.  Just call her at:  (760) 580-2379.
All of the Funds from the “A Walk To Remember” go to Fund Terrific Tuesdays.    The goal each year is $ 10,000.00.  There is a Spirit Award given out to the Facility that raises the most money each year.  We have a Perpetual Plaque that we put the winners name on and they get to keep the plaque hanging in their Facility all year.
Here is the Mini Walk Schedule:

Tuesday, September 18th – Terrific Tuesday –10:00 AM

Wednesday, September 19th – Wesley House – 10:00 AM

Thursday, September 20th – Sunny Springs – 10:00 AM

Friday, September 21st – Sulphur Springs Health and Rehab – 10:30 AM

Monday, September 24th Open Date 

Tuesday, September 25th –  Senior Citizen Center – 9:30 AM

Wednesday, September 26th – Hopkins Place Assisted Living – 2:30 PM

Thursday, September 27th Open Date 

Friday, September 28th Rock Creek 10:30 AM
Thursday, October 4th BIG WALK 6:00 PM