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Friday, May 19

 COMMUNITY CHEST ReachOut counselors will at Peerless Assembly of God Bunkhouse from noon to 3 p.m. to assist people seeking help with electric, water and propane bills; cost eye and dental exams; enrollment into Christian Alliance Food Pantry and emergency food available.

HOPKINS COUNTY Historical Society is hosting  an Arts, Crafts and Collectibles Show and Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 19-20 at Heritage Park, 416 North Jackson St. Concessions will be available. booths still available; contact Joyce Bateman at 903 945 3308 for information.

CHRISTIAN AUTHORS Peggy Joyce Ruth and Angelia Ruth Schum will hold seminars from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, May 19 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at Grace Family Church, 1901 East Loop 301 in Sulphur Springs. 

MILLER GROVE School’s annual End-of-Year Stew will be held during lunch Friday, May 19; the school’s academic and sports banquet will be held May 19 as well.

REACHOUT, A program of Hopkins County Community Chest, will be offered from noon to 3 p.m. at the Peerless Assembly of God Country Store, 320 Spur 71. Assistance will be same as that offered at HCCC in Sulphur Springs. No appointment is necessary. Potential clients can call HCCC at 903-885-34523 for more details.

BREASTFEEDING Is Best Support or BIBS will be offered the third Friday of each month from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Conference Room 101 in Memorial Medical Plaza. Everyone welcome to attend, share their stories and experiences. Questions may be directed to Angie via phone or text at 816-344-2353.f

STORYTIME FOR Preschoolers will be held at 10:30 a.m. the first and third Fridays of each month during the school year at Sulphur Springs Public Library, 611 North Davis St. Books, songs, stories, puppets and guest authors will be featured. Direct questions to 903-885-4926.

HOPKINS COUNTY Marketers Association meets the third Friday of each month at noon at Pizza Inn.

BETTER LIFE Group of Narcotics Anonymous meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at noon at Wesley United Methodist Church, 614 Texas St. Call Gary or Lillie at 903-473-3329.

STEP BY Step Yoga Workout with Peggy Cappy is offered at 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 42 is played at 12 noon every Wednesday and Friday; and bingo is played at 9:30 a.m. every Wednesday and Friday, all at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King. Phone: 903-885-1661.

CHRISTIAN RECOVERY Group meets Fridays at 7 p.m. at New Beginnings Fellowship Baptist Church, 155 North Jackson St., for anyone with addictions, broken emotions or broken relationships.

 

Saturday, May 20

MITCHELL CHAPEL Church of God in Christ Usher Board and CWC will offer a two-piece chicken palte, fries, bread and a drink for a $6 donation. Delivery available in Sulphur Springs for orders of two or more lunches per location. Call 903-885-0338 to reserve a lunch. Mitchell Chapel is located at 402 South Jackson St. The Usher Board and CWC offer “thanks to all our loyal customers.”

MARKET DAY in Sulphur Springs begins with the traditional daylight market from 8 a.m. to noon on North Gilmer Street between City National and Alliance banks and Celebration Market. Celebratin Market will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and features food vendors, home grown produce and homemade products, and live music. Musicians at Celebration Market play a 2-hour set with at least one break during that time; start time will be about 6:30-7 p.m., but may be later depending on the heat. Playing May 20 will be One Fret Off.

OLD TARRANT Cemetery Association will hold its annual homecoming at 11 a.m. at the cemetery. In the event of rain, the meeting will be held in North Hopkins school cafeteria. Bring a covered dish and a story about a loved one buried at Old Tarrant to share.

HOPKINS COUNTY Historical Society is hosting an Arts, Crafts and Collectibles Show and Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Heritage Park, 416 North Jackson St. Concessions will be available. booths still available; contact Joyce Bateman at 903 945 3308 for information.

CHRISTIAN AUTHORS Peggy Joyce Ruth and Angelia Ruth Schum will hold seminars from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Grace Family Church, 1901 East Loop 301 in Sulphur Springs. 

SULPHUR SPRINGS Animal Shelter will hold a pet adoption from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. the first, third and fifth Saturdays of the month at Tractor Supply Co. The shelter is also open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays when the facility becomes “code red,” that is filled with limited space. The shelter is located at 1313 North Hillcrest Dr. Adoption fees apply. Call 903-439-9369 for information.

REILLY SPRINGS Jamboree will be held at 7 p.m. the third Saturday of each month, with the RS Kitchen open from 6 p.m. for a full meal and concessions available for a fee. Admission to the Jamboree is $10 per person. The Jamboree is a non-smoking, non-alcohol family-friendly environment, staged at the Reilly Springs Community Center, 109 County Road 1439. For information, contact Enola Gay at 903-438-3568 or go online to reillyspringsjamboree.com.

PINE FOREST United Methodist Church Food Pantry will be open from 9 a.m. to noon the third Saturday of each month to give groceries to all who are in need. Pine Forest UMC is located on FM 269 (Weaver Road), halfway between Interstate 30 and Pickton.

KARAOKE NIGHT begins at 8:30 p.m. Saturdays at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8560.

NEWS LIFE group of Alcoholics Anonymous of Sulphur Springs will meet at 10 a.m. for closed big book study at 10 a.m. in First Presbyterian Church Epicenter, the white building located at 129 College St. No smoking.

BETTER LIFE Group of Narcotics Anonymous meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at noon at Wesley United Methodist Church, 614 Texas St. Call Gary or Lillie at 903-473-3329.

 

Sunday, May 21

ROCKDALE CEMETERY Association’s annual Memorial Day service will be held at 11 a.m. at Rockdale Baptist Church. Those unable to attend may mail donations to Rockdale Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 2002, Sulphur Springs, Texas 75483.

ANNUAL MEMORIAL Day service for Greenpond Cemetery will begin at 10:30 a.m. Brother Lloyd Cashion will be the speaker; there will be special music before the message. A lunch will follow the sevice.

CENTRAL BAPTIST Church will hold a senior day, a time to recognize high school seniors who attend CBC and will be graduating this spring. A photo slideshow will be presented for each student during the 10:30 a.m. worship service; each senior will have a table to display their achievements and tell a bit about themselves in the entrance hall.

COMO-PICKTON baccalaureate service will begin at 7 p.m. at Pickton United Methodist Church.

SAINT JAMES Catholic Church-SS Knights of Columbus will have a free breakfast at 10 a.m. the first and third Sundays of each month in the parish center adjoining the church. While the breakfast is free, any and all donations are welcomed and appreciated.

LADIES BIBLE Class will be held at 4 p.m. the first and third Sunday of each month at MLK Church of Christ, 154 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Children’s worship is also held at 11 a.m. the third Sunday of every month.

NEWS LIFE group of Alcoholics Anonymous of Sulphur Springs will hold an open meeting at 9 a.m. Sunday for in First Presbyterian Church Epicenter, the white building just east of the church at 129 College St. No smoking. Call Mike at 903-440-2218 and Gary at 903-335-8152.

 

Monday, May 22

SULPHUR BLUFF Pre-Kindergarten Graduation will begin at 12 noon at the school or additional information, call 903-945-2460.

COMO-PICKTON High School Awards will begin at 9 a.m. in the cafeteria. Senior Awards will begin at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria.

LONE STAR Heritage Quilt Guild meets at 5:30 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Drive.

RECOVERY GROUP will meet every Monday at 7:30 p.m. at “The ROOOM,” located across the street from Morning Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 211 Fuller St.

EVENING COMMUNITY Bible Study, a 36-week interdenominational Bible study,  meetsMondays from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Spence Chapel at First Baptist Church in Sulphur Springs. The purpose of the “Return to Jerusalem” study is “to make disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ in our communities through caring, in-depth Bible study, available to all.” Contact Jon Coffee at 903-243-0681 or at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for information.

FIT AND Strong is offered at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; and Step by Step Yoga Workout with Peggy Cappy is offered at 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, both at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

NEW LIFE group of Alcoholics Anonymous of Sulphur Springs will hold a closed 12 & 12 study meeting beginning at 7 p.m. in First Presbyterian Church Epicenter, the old white building just east of the church at 129 College St. No smoking. Call Mike at 903-440-2218 and Gary at 903-335-8152.

CHRISTIAN INITIATION Sessions are held Mondays at 6:30 p.m. at St. James Catholic Church, 297 Texas St. All are invited to “come and increase your knowledge about God and the Catholic Church.” For more information, call Diane Ames at 903-648-2345.

HOPKINS COUNTY Amateur Radio Club (HCARC)’S Public information net is every Monday at 7 p.m. on frequency 146.68. Everyone invited. For more information, call 903-440-1504 or visit www.k5sst.org.

LIFE CHANGERS at Family Life Church meets every Monday night, except holidays, at 7 p.m. Learn how to overcome every destructive issue of life: addictions, depression, anger, fear, abuse, divorce, grief, broken relationships, etc. Family Life Church is located at1400 Loop 301. For more information, call 903-439-2016.

BIBLE DISCIPLE Bible study will be held at Como Methodist Church Mondays at 7 p.m. Call 903-488-3541.

TEEN GROUP meets at 6 p.m. at Franklin National Bank in Winnsboro, corner of Main and Broadway streets. Call 903-342-8941.

 

Tuesday, May 23

COMO-PICKTON Junior High Awards program will begin at 9 a.m. in the school cafeteria.

BRIDGE IS played at 12:30 p.m. every Thursday and on the second, fourth and fifth Tuesdays of the month; Fit and Strong is offered at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; Tai Chi offered at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; and watercolor painting is taught at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday (the class if free but participants must bring a water bowl, styrofoam plate, 8x10-inch piece of cardboard and two brushes), all at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

WOODMEN OF the World meet at 7 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Drive.

ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT Group meets every fourth Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Family Life Center at First United Methodist Church, 301 Church Street.

LEGACY HOSPICE Grief/Bereavement Support Group meets from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. the fourth Tuesday each month at Pizza Inn, 1320 Mockingbird Lane, unless otherwise noted. The group is open to all interested in sharing a meal and emotional and spiritual suport during times of grief. For more information, call 903-335-8901, or send an email to C.J. Duffey at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Nancy Rooks at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

VFW POST 8560 hosts an 8-ball pool tournament at 8 p.m. every Tuesday. This event is open to the public. For more information, call 903-885-4666.

GALE HAGUE’s Lone Star Express Band will be featured at a Senior Citizen Dance held from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Arbala Community Center. Bring finger food. Admission costs $5.

ALANON GROUP, a support group for family members and friends of alcoholics, meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in First Presbyterian Church Epicenter, located just east of the church at 129 College St. No smoking.

TOPS CHAPTER No. 1719 meets at 6 p.m. Tuesdays at Davis Street Baptist Church. Weigh-in begins at 5:30 p.m. Call Judy Worley at 903 439-8449 for more information.

TERRIFIC TUESDAYS Club, a program providing respite for caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, meets from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Tuesday in the Family Life Center of First United Methodist Church, 301 Church St. One-on-one care is provided for the individuals, who engage in various activities during the sessions. Lunch is included. Volunteers are always needed, and new participants are welcome. Call 903-243-5620 for more details.

BETTER LIFE Group of Narcotics Anonymous meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at noon at Wesley United Methodist Church, 614 Texas St. Call Gary or Lillie at 903-473-3329.

PASTOR NELSON J. Gatlin and the Mitchell Chapel Church family welcome everyone to “The Hour of Prayer” every Tuesday from noon to 1 p.m. every Tuesday at Mitchell Chapel Church of God In Christ, 402 South Jackson St. All are welcome to pray, share testimony and “hear an encouraging ‘word.’”

SULPHUR SPRINGS Civil Air Patrol meets Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at the old terminal building at Sulphur Springs Municipal Airport. Anyone interested is welcome. For more information call Robert Stidham at 903-885-6605.

PARENTS ANONYMOUS Group meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at First Baptist Church in Quitman. Call 903-629-2114.

LEAGUE STREET Church of Christ Benevolence Clothing Room is open Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to noon. For easier access, there is parking in the back.

 

Wednesday, May 24

SULPHUR BLUFF End off the Year Awards Assembly for elementary will begin at 9:30 a.m. 

MILLER GROVE SENIOR Hamburger Supper will be held at County Line Baptist Church Wednesday, May 24.

BINGO IS played at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; 42 played at noon every Wednesday and Friday; and Step by Step Yoga Workout with Peggy Cappy is offered at 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, all at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Drive.

FREE LUNCHES are offered at 11:45 a.m. Wednesdays in the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Enter from the south side of the building behind Alliance Bank on Atkins Street; look for the signs. This Dinner Bell ministry “is a servant program reaching out to people in need in Hopkins County.”

CANHELP WELCOMES the donation of recycled cell phones and with their batteries at the CANHelp Community Thrift Store, 613 Gilmer St., from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Donations should be placed in the bin just inside the door. Call 903-885-9797 for more information.

BETTER LIFE Group of Narcotics Anonymous meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at noon at Wesley United Methodist Church, 614 Texas St. Call Gary or Lillie at 903-473-3329.

TOPS NO. 1233 meets at 9 a.m. in Wesley United Methodist Fellowship Hall, 614 Texas St. Call 903-450-6445 for information.

TRINITY OAKS will hold a Bible class at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays in the Community Room at 610 Woodlawn St.

 

Thursday, May 25

COMO-PICKTON Eighth Grade Graduation will begin at 6 p.m.

MILLER GROVE Kindergarten and Junior High Graduations will be held Thursday, May 25.

CAREGIVER SUPPORT Group for individuals caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's, dementia, Parkinson's, cancer or other ailment or disability will be facilitated by Christine Jackson at 2:30 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month at Rock Creek Health and Rehabilitation 1414 College St. A fun activity will be offered for the loved one receiving care during the meeting. For information, call Christine Jackson at 903-932-5823.

HOPKINS COUNTY Master Gardeners meets on the fourth Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. in the AgriLife Extension Building, 1200B Houston St. Potential master gardeners are invited to attend. For more information, call Wyvonne McDaniel at 903-439-4997. For information on becoming a master gardener, call the AgriLife Extension Office at 903-885-3443.

HOPKINS COUNTY Historical Society meets the fourth Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. in the Chapel at Heritage Park. Members and guests welcome.

UAW LOCAL 967 retirees meet every fourth Thursday of each month at 10:30 a.m. at the hall located on Jack Finney Blvd., just west of L3 in Greenville, for bingo and fellowship. Lunch will be provided.

NEW LIFE group of Alcoholics Anonymous of Sulphur Springs will hold a open meeting at 7 p.m. in First Presbyterian Church Epicenter, the white building just east of the church at 129 College St. No smoking. Call Mike at 903-440-2218 and Gary at 903-335-8152.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY meets at Brashear Baptist Church Family Life Center each Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Recovery healing is based on the word of God for issues such as loss of a family member or friend, divorce, addiction, job loss, or any other personal crisis. All are welcome. For more information, call 903-348-4105, 903-348-1981 or 903-582-2334.

BUNCO will now be played the fourth Thursday of every month at 1 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Drive. Cost is $ 5 for prizes; bring a snack to share.  

FIT AND Strong for those ages 60 and older will be taught free every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 a.m.; tai chi begins at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday; and bridge is played at 12:30 p.m. Thursdays, all at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

SULPHUR SPRINGS Downtown Business Alliance meets Thursday mornings at 8 a.m. at Plain & Fancy Sandwich Shoppe. Anyone interested in downtown revitalization or downtown business is invited to attend.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS meets at 6 p.m. on Thursdays at Olive Branch Baptist Church, 225 Parkins St. Call group facilitator at 903-885-1344, and leave a message.

ROTARY CLUB of Sulphur Springs meets at noon Thursdays in the Family Life Center at First United Methodist Church.

 

Friday, May 26

COMO-PICKTON Kindergarten Graduation will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the school, with the Elementary Awards program following at 9 a.m. in the cafeteria. C-P High School graduation will begin at at 7 p.m. on the field.

MILLER GROVE High School will hold commencement services for seniors.

SULPHUR SPRINGS High School senior graduation will be held at 7 p.m. in the Hopkins County Civic Center Arena.

REACHOUT, a program of Hopkins County Community Chest, will be offered from noon to 3 p.m. the fourth Friday of each month at Sulphur Bluff Methodist Church. Assistance will be same as that offered at HCCC in Sulphur Springs. No appointment is necessary. Potential clients can call HCCC at 903-885-34523 for more details.

MONTHLY BIRTHDAY party is held at 10:45 a.m. the fourth Friday of each month at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Drive; everyone present with a birthday during that month receives a present. Bingo is also played at 9:30 a.m. every Wednesday and Friday; 42 played at 12 noon every Wednesday and Friday; and yoga taught at 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, all at the Senior Citizens Center.

FRIDAY FRIENDS quilting group meets from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. the second and fourth Friday of each month at Our Savior Lutheran Church, located at 1000 Texas St.

BETTER LIFE Group of Narcotics Anonymous meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at noon at Wesley United Methodist Church, 614 Texas St. Call Gary or Lillie at 903-473-3329.

STEP BY Step Yoga Workout with Peggy Cappy is offered at 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 42 is played at 12 noon every Wednesday and Friday; and bingo is played at 9:30 a.m. every Wednesday and Friday, all at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King. Phone: 903-885-1661.

CHRISTIAN RECOVERY Group meets Fridays at 7 p.m. at New Beginnings Fellowship Baptist Church, 155 North Jackson St., for anyone with addictions, broken emotions or broken relationships.

 

Saturday, May 27

MARKET DAY in Sulphur Springs begins with the traditional daylight market from 8 a.m. to noon on North Gilmer Street between City National and Alliance banks and Celebration Market. Celebratin Market will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and features food vendors, home grown produce and homemade products, and live music. Musicians at Celebration Market play a 2-hour set with at least one break during that time; start time will be about 6:30-7 p.m., but may be later depending on the heat. Playing May 27 is Moore’s Code.

SULPHUR SPRINGS Animal Shelter will hold a pet adoption from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. the fourth Saturday of the month at Atwoods. The shelter is also open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays when the facility becomes “code red,” that is filled with limited space. The shelter is located at 1313 North Hillcrest Dr. Adoption fees apply. Call 903-439-9369 for information.

SONG LEADERS practice and order of service practice begin at 2 p.m. the second and fourth Saturday of each month at MLK Church of Christ, 154 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

KARAOKE NIGHT begins at 8:30 p.m. Saturdays at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8560.

NEWS LIFE group of Alcoholics Anonymous of Sulphur Springs will meet at 10 a.m. for closed big book study at 10 a.m. in First Presbyterian Church Epicenter, the white building located at 129 College St. No smoking.

BETTER LIFE Group of Narcotics Anonymous meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at noon at Wesley United Methodist Church, 614 Texas St. Call Gary or Lillie at 903-473-3329.

 

Sunday, May 28

NORTH HOPKINS Cemetery Association Annual Memorial Day Homecoming begins at 11 a.m. with music, memorial reading and a guest speaker at North Hopkins Cemetery on State Highway 19 north in Birthright. Following the service, a barbecue lunch will be served for $10 per plate under the pavillion. Bring a card table and chairs for your family. In the event of rain, services will be held in North Hopkins school cafeteria. Everyone is invited to attend. Donations for the cemetery and chapel upkeep may be mailed to North Hopkins Cemetery Association, c/o Charlene Stewart, 128 South Davis St., Sulphur Springs, TX 75482.

SCLERODERMA SUPPORT Group meets the last Sunday of every month from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Paris Regional Hospital (South Campus) in the Conference and Education Complex Building #3, facing the 900 block of Austin St. in Conference Room C. Contact: 903-739-9578.

NEWS LIFE group of Alcoholics Anonymous of Sulphur Springs will hold an open meeting at 9 a.m. Sunday for in First Presbyterian Church Epicenter, the white building just east of the church at 129 College St. No smoking. Call Mike at 903-440-2218 and Gary at 903-335-8152.

 

Memorial Day, Monday, May 29

RECOVERY GROUP will meet every Monday at 7:30 p.m. at “The ROOOM,” located across the street from Morning Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 211 Fuller St.

EVENING COMMUNITY Bible Study, a 36-week interdenominational Bible study,  meetsMondays from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Spence Chapel at First Baptist Church in Sulphur Springs. The purpose of the “Return to Jerusalem” study is “to make disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ in our communities through caring, in-depth Bible study, available to all.” Contact Jon Coffee at 903-243-0681 or at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for information.

FIT AND Strong is offered at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; and Step by Step Yoga Workout with Peggy Cappy is offered at 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, both at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

NEW LIFE group of Alcoholics Anonymous of Sulphur Springs will hold a closed 12 & 12 study meeting beginning at 7 p.m. in First Presbyterian Church Epicenter, the old white building just east of the church at 129 College St. No smoking. Call Mike at 903-440-2218 and Gary at 903-335-8152.

CHRISTIAN INITIATION Sessions are held Mondays at 6:30 p.m. at St. James Catholic Church, 297 Texas St. All are invited to “come and increase your knowledge about God and the Catholic Church.” For more information, call Diane Ames at 903-648-2345.

HOPKINS COUNTY Amateur Radio Club (HCARC)’S Public information net is every Monday at 7 p.m. on frequency 146.68. Everyone invited. For more information, call 903-440-1504 or visit www.k5sst.org.

LIFE CHANGERS at Family Life Church meets every Monday night, except holidays, at 7 p.m. Learn how to overcome every destructive issue of life: addictions, depression, anger, fear, abuse, divorce, grief, broken relationships, etc. Family Life Church is located at1400 Loop 301. For more information, call 903-439-2016.

BIBLE DISCIPLE Bible study will be held at Como Methodist Church Mondays at 7 p.m. Call 903-488-3541.

TEEN GROUP meets at 6 p.m. at Franklin National Bank in Winnsboro, corner of Main and Broadway streets. Call 903-342-8941.

 

Tuesday, May 30

BRIDGE IS played at 12:30 p.m. every Thursday and on the second,  fourth and fifth Tuesdays of the month; Fit and Strong is offered at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; Tai Chi offered at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; and watercolor painting is taught from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday (the class if free but participants must bring a water bowl, styrofoam plate, 8x10-inch piece of cardboard and two brushes), all at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

VFW POST 8560 hosts an 8-ball pool tournament at 8 p.m. every Tuesday. This event is open to the public. For more information, call 903-885-4666.

GALE HAGUE’s Lone Star Express Band will be featured at a Senior Citizen Dance held from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Arbala Community Center. Bring finger food. Admission costs $5.

ALANON GROUP, a support group for family members and friends of alcoholics, meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in First Presbyterian Church Epicenter, located just east of the church at 129 College St. No smoking.

TOPS CHAPTER No. 1719 meets at 6 p.m. Tuesdays at Davis Street Baptist Church. Weigh-in begins at 5:30 p.m. Call Judy Worley at 903 439-8449 for more information.

TERRIFIC TUESDAYS Club, a program providing respite for caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, meets from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Tuesday in the Family Life Center of First United Methodist Church, 301 Church St. One-on-one care is provided for the individuals, who engage in various activities during the sessions. Lunch is included. Volunteers are always needed, and new participants are welcome. Call 903-243-5620 for more details.

BETTER LIFE Group of Narcotics Anonymous meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at noon at Wesley United Methodist Church, 614 Texas St. Call Gary or Lillie at 903-473-3329.

PASTOR NELSON J. Gatlin and the Mitchell Chapel Church family welcome everyone to “The Hour of Prayer” every Tuesday from noon to 1 p.m. every Tuesday at Mitchell Chapel Church of God In Christ, 402 South Jackson St. All are welcome to pray, share testimony and “hear an encouraging ‘word.’”

SULPHUR SPRINGS Civil Air Patrol meets Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at the old terminal building at Sulphur Springs Municipal Airport. Anyone interested is welcome. For more information call Robert Stidham at 903-885-6605.

PARENTS ANONYMOUS Group meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at First Baptist Church in Quitman. Call 903-629-2114.

LEAGUE STREET Church of Christ Benevolence Clothing Room is open Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to noon. For easier access, there is parking in the back.

 

Wednesday, May 31

BINGO IS played at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; 42 played at noon every Wednesday and Friday; and Step by Step Yoga Workout with Peggy Cappy is offered at 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, all at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Drive.

FREE LUNCHES are offered at 11:45 a.m. Wednesdays in the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Enter from the south side of the building behind Alliance Bank on Atkins Street; look for the signs. This Dinner Bell ministry “is a servant program reaching out to people in need in Hopkins County.”

CANHELP WELCOMES the donation of recycled cell phones and with their batteries at the CANHelp Community Thrift Store, 613 Gilmer St., from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Donations should be placed in the bin just inside the door. Call 903-885-9797 for more information.

BETTER LIFE Group of Narcotics Anonymous meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at noon at Wesley United Methodist Church, 614 Texas St. Call Gary or Lillie at 903-473-3329.

TOPS NO. 1233 meets at 9 a.m. in Wesley United Methodist Fellowship Hall, 614 Texas St. Call 903-450-6445 for information.

TRINITY OAKS will hold a Bible class at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays in the Community Room at 610 Woodlawn St.

 

Thursday, June 1

HOPKINS COUNTY Beautification Program Committee meets at 9 a.m. the first Thursday of each month in the judges' quarters at Hopkins County Courthouse. Contact Wyvonne McDaniel at 903-439-4997 for more information. Everyone welcome.

 

Saturday, June 3

MARKET DAY in Sulphur Springs begins with the traditional daylight market from 8 a.m. to noon on North Gilmer Street between City National and Alliance banks and Celebration Market. Celebratin Market will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and features food vendors, home grown produce and homemade products, and live music. Musicians at Celebration Market play a 2-hour set with at least one break during that time; start time will be about 6:30-7 p.m., but may be later depending on the heat. Playing June 3 will be Jacoby Smith and the Moonlight Twang.

LONG CEMETERY Association’s annual meeting will be held at 11 a.m. in the cemetery. Members “will be honoring the 150th anniversary of the cemetery.” Afterward, a covered dish luncheon will be served. Directions: from Interstate 30, take FM 275 south, continue 3 miles south to County Road 4120. Turn right on and continue 0.9 of a mile to County Road 1126. Turn left 0.1 mile down at the cemetery. For more information, call Patsy White at 903-598-2466.

SIGN UP deadline for the “Be A Gene” Children’s Workshop is June 3. The workshop will be offered by Hopkins County Genealogical Society June 10 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the HCGS Library, 611 North Davis. Cost is $10. To sign up or for more information, call 903-885-8523 or visit the library.

 

Sunday, June 4

AIGUIER CEMETERY Association will have their annual meeting and homecoming on the cemetery grounds. A pot-luck meal will be shared at noon, followed by visiting and a brief business meeting. In case of rain, the event will be moved to the North Hopkins school cafeteria. Donations toward the upkeep of the cemetery are always needed and appreciated, and can be given on that day or mailed to treasurer, Peggy Beck, at 332 County Road 3620, Sulphur Springs, Texas 75482

SCHEDULE CHANGE: The date of the annual Arbala Memorial Day has been changed to the first Sunday in June. Event organizers ask that people notify their family members and others involved about the new date. This year, it will take place on Sunday, June 4, at 10:30 a.m. at Arbala Methodist Church. Current and previous Arbala residents are invited to the worship service, program and potluck lunch.

 

Thursday, June 8

CAMP BRAVE Heart, a free bereavement camp for children ages 6-12 who have experienced the death of a loved one, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. June 8-9 at First United Methodist Church, 301 Church St. in Sulphur Springs by Cypress Basin Hospice. If you know a child who would benefit from Camp Brave Heart, contact Cypress Basin Hospice at 903-577-1510 or go to www.cbhospice.org. E-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for camper or volunteer applications.

DAIRY MAX and American Red Cross are teaming up to sponsor a “Passion for Pints ”blood driveat the Sulphur Springs VFW beginning at 11:30 a.m. and ending at 5:30 p.m. Hopkins County 4-H Clubs are assisting in recruiting donors. Contact the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service – Hopkins County at 903-885-3443 to sign up for a time slot by May 25.  Each blood donor will receive a t-shirt and a certificate for a gallon of milk.

 

Saturday, June 10

MARKET DAY in Sulphur Springs begins with the traditional daylight market from 8 a.m. to noon on North Gilmer Street between City National and Alliance banks and Celebration Market. Celebratin Market will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and features food vendors, home grown produce and homemade products, and live music. Musicians at Celebration Market play a 2-hour set with at least one break during that time; start time will be about 6:30-7 p.m., but may be later depending on the heat. Playing June 10 will be Matt Dunn.

8TH ANNUAL Ms. Hopkins County Senior Classic Pageant will begin at 6 p.m. at League Street Church off Christ, 1100 South League St. in Sulphur Springs. Ladies must be 60 or older to enter. Judging includes judges’ interview, philosophy of life, evening gown (or nice Sunday outfit) and talent show. To enter the pageant, contact Karon Weatherman at 903-886-161.

 

Sunday, June 11

1ST ANNUAL Men’s Gathering will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Family Life Church, 1400 Loop 301. Activating Men’s Power includes food, fellowship and tips on how to “activate the power within you.” The menu includes barbecue sandwiches, beans, potatoes and fixings. Door prizes include a new grill, fishing poles, an oil change, dinner gift certificate and other items. Bryan Sparks will be the speaker, with worship by Community Bible Fellowship. Sponsors are Hampton House Jewelry and Rock Shop, Los Mochis Restaurant, Lyndsay’s Plates and Provisions and Jon’s Mini Mart.

 

Saturday, June 17

MARKET DAY in Sulphur Springs begins with the traditional daylight market from 8 a.m. to noon on North Gilmer Street between City National and Alliance banks and Celebration Market. Celebratin Market will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and features food vendors, home grown produce and homemade products, and live music. Musicians at Celebration Market play a 2-hour set with at least one break during that time; start time will be about 6:30-7 p.m., but may be later depending on the heat.

 

Saturday, June 24

MARKET DAY in Sulphur Springs begins with the traditional daylight market from 8 a.m. to noon on North Gilmer Street between City National and Alliance banks and Celebration Market. Celebratin Market will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and features food vendors, home grown produce and homemade products, and live music. Musicians at Celebration Market play a 2-hour set with at least one break during that time; start time will be about 6:30-7 p.m., but may be later depending on the heat. Playing June 24 will be Calvin and Calvin.

 

Saturday, July 8

MARKET DAY in Sulphur Springs begins with the traditional daylight market from 8 a.m. to noon on North Gilmer Street between City National and Alliance banks and Celebration Market. Celebratin Market will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and features food vendors, home grown produce and homemade products, and live music. Musicians at Celebration Market play a 2-hour set with at least one break during that time; start time will be about 6:30-7 p.m., but may be later depending on the heat. Playing July 8 will be Nevermind.

 

Saturday, July 15

MARKET DAY in Sulphur Springs begins with the traditional daylight market from 8 a.m. to noon on North Gilmer Street between City National and Alliance banks and Celebration Market. Celebratin Market will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and features food vendors, home grown produce and homemade products, and live music. Musicians at Celebration Market play a 2-hour set with at least one break during that time; start time will be about 6:30-7 p.m., but may be later depending on the heat. Playing July 15 will be Buddy and the Flashbacks.

 

Saturday, July 22

MARKET DAY in Sulphur Springs begins with the traditional daylight market from 8 a.m. to noon on North Gilmer Street between City National and Alliance banks and Celebration Market. Celebratin Market will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and features food vendors, home grown produce and homemade products, and live music. Musicians at Celebration Market play a 2-hour set with at least one break during that time; start time will be about 6:30-7 p.m., but may be later depending on the heat. Playing July 22 will be The Stone Groove Band.

 

Saturday, July 29

MARKET DAY in Sulphur Springs begins with the traditional daylight market from 8 a.m. to noon on North Gilmer Street between City National and Alliance banks and Celebration Market. Celebratin Market will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and features food vendors, home grown produce and homemade products, and live music. Musicians at Celebration Market play a 2-hour set with at least one break during that time; start time will be about 6:30-7 p.m., but may be later depending on the heat. Playing July 29 will be Amanda Pruitt.

 

Saturday, Aug. 5

MARKET DAY in Sulphur Springs begins with the traditional daylight market from 8 a.m. to noon on North Gilmer Street between City National and Alliance banks and Celebration Market. Celebratin Market will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and features food vendors, home grown produce and homemade products, and live music. Musicians at Celebration Market play a 2-hour set with at least one break during that time; start time will be about 6:30-7 p.m., but may be later depending on the heat. Playing Aug. 5 will be Slim Nourallah.

 

Saturday, Aug. 12

MARKET DAY in Sulphur Springs begins with the traditional daylight market from 8 a.m. to noon on North Gilmer Street between City National and Alliance banks and Celebration Market. Celebratin Market will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and features food vendors, home grown produce and homemade products, and live music. Musicians at Celebration Market play a 2-hour set with at least one break during that time; start time will be about 6:30-7 p.m., but may be later depending on the heat. Playing Aug. 12 will be DJ Rugg.

 

Saturday, Aug. 19

MARKET DAY in Sulphur Springs begins with the traditional daylight market from 8 a.m. to noon on North Gilmer Street between City National and Alliance banks and Celebration Market. Celebratin Market will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and features food vendors, home grown produce and homemade products, and live music. Musicians at Celebration Market play a 2-hour set with at least one break during that time; start time will be about 6:30-7 p.m., but may be later depending on the heat. Playing Aug. 19 will be Matthew Fiock.

 

Saturday, Aug. 26

MARKET DAY in Sulphur Springs begins with the traditional daylight market from 8 a.m. to noon on North Gilmer Street between City National and Alliance banks and Celebration Market. Celebratin Market will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and features food vendors, home grown produce and homemade products, and live music. Musicians at Celebration Market play a 2-hour set with at least one break during that time; start time will be about 6:30-7 p.m., but may be later depending on the heat. Playing Aug. 26 will be the Effinays.

 

Saturday, Sept. 2

MARKET DAY in Sulphur Springs begins with the traditional daylight market from 8 a.m. to noon on North Gilmer Street between City National and Alliance banks and Celebration Market. Celebratin Market will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and features food vendors, home grown produce and homemade products, and live music. Musicians at Celebration Market play a 2-hour set with at least one break during that time; start time will be about 6:30-7 p.m., but may be later depending on the heat. Playing Sept. 2 will be Matt Dunn.

 

Saturday, Sept. 9

MARKET DAY in Sulphur Springs begins with the traditional daylight market from 8 a.m. to noon on North Gilmer Street between City National and Alliance banks and Celebration Market. Celebratin Market will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and features food vendors, home grown produce and homemade products, and live music. Musicians at Celebration Market play a 2-hour set with at least one break during that time; start time will be about 6:30-7 p.m., but may be later depending on the heat. Playing Sept. 9 will be Hannah Kirby.

 

Saturday, Sept. 16

MARKET DAY in Sulphur Springs begins with the traditional daylight market from 8 a.m. to noon on North Gilmer Street between City National and Alliance banks and Celebration Market. Celebratin Market will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and features food vendors, home grown produce and homemade products, and live music. Musicians at Celebration Market play a 2-hour set with at least one break during that time; start time will be about 6:30-7 p.m., but may be later depending on the heat. Playing Sept. 16 will be The Vinyl Stripes.

 

Saturday, Sept. 23

MARKET DAY in Sulphur Springs begins with the traditional daylight market from 8 a.m. to noon on North Gilmer Street between City National and Alliance banks and Celebration Market. Celebratin Market will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and features food vendors, home grown produce and homemade products, and live music. Musicians at Celebration Market play a 2-hour set with at least one break during that time; start time will be about 6:30-7 p.m., but may be later depending on the heat. Playing Sept. 23 will be The Rumble Kings

 

Saturday, Sept. 30

MARKET DAY in Sulphur Springs begins with the traditional daylight market from 8 a.m. to noon on North Gilmer Street between City National and Alliance banks and Celebration Market. Celebratin Market will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and features food vendors, home grown produce and homemade products, and live music. Musicians at Celebration Market play a 2-hour set with at least one break during that time; start time will be about 6:30-7 p.m., but may be later depending on the heat. Playing Sept. 30 will be DJ Rugg.

 

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