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Wednesday, April 27

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

FREE HOT lunches are offered at noon 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.”

HOPKINS COUNTY CHRISTIAN Alliance meets at the CANHelp Community Resource Center, 613 Gilmer St., on Wednesdays at noon. The first Wednesday of each month provides an opportunity for church youth leaders to share information about their youth programs.

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.

KIWANIS NOON Club, a community service civic organization that focuses on kids, meets for lunch at noon on Wednesdays.


Thursday, April 28

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.

BRIDGE IS played the second and fourth Tuesdays and Thursdays of each month at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Fit and Strong is offered at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at the center.

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.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS New Life Group will hold a open discussion meeting at 7 p.m. in First Presbyterian Church Epicenter (the old white Color Blind Ministries building), just east of the church. 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.

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. Tuesdays and Thursdays (except the first and third Tuesdays), 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, April 29

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.

YOGA WILL be held every Monday and Friday at 1 p.m.; 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; all ages welcome. 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, April 30

3RD ANNUAL Sulphur Springs Rotary Club Claws for a Cause Crawfish Boil will be held from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Main Street. There will be live music and lots of crawfish. Cost is $25 in advance from any Rotarian or online at outhousetickets.com. Tickets will be $30 at the gate.

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.

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 1

ANNUAL MEMORIAL Day at Forest Academy will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the church. The speaker will be Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace B.J. Teer, with music provided by the Frazier family. Lunch will be provided; bring a favorite dessert.

ANNUAL MEMORIAL Day at Sherley, sponsored by Sherley Cemetery Association, will begin with services at 11 a.m. at Sherley Church, located on County Road 1116. Lunch will follow on the grounds. The speaker will be Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom, with special music by Delayne Malone. All members and guests are invited to attend.


Monday, May 2

CUMBY ISD Academic Banquet will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the caferia. Saturday, May 7 

ANNUAL MILLER Grove Cemetery Memorial Day will be held at 10:30 a.m. at Miller Grove Methodist Church.

MILLER GROVE ISD FFA’s annual Stew and Auction will be held May 7.


Thursday, May 5

Sulphur Springs Church of the Nazarene will open up its sanctuary from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 5, for all who would like to pray during National Day of Prayer. Church of the Nazarene is located at 1300 South League St.


Friday, May 13

CUMBY ISD will hold a blood drive for Carter BloodCare from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the schoool.


Saturday, May 14

4TH ANNUAL Holy Highway Fish Fry Fundraiser will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. by and at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 9985 FM 269 in Pickton. The event will include a dessert auction and raffle. Cost is $100 for a table for 10 or an individual entry donation at the door. For additional information, call Tammy Neal at 903-243-3925 or Tabernacle Baptist Church at 903-866-2315.

MIDNIGHT RIDERS Motorcycle Club Sulphur Springs’ 3rd Annual Illness Rally will be held from 12 noon to midnight at Highwayman Ink, 1783 State Highway 19 south of Sulphur Springs. Events will include balloon toss, darts, slow race, weenie bite, tennis ball pick up and dunking booth for prizes. Cost $10 for one or $15 for two. There will also be food and merchandise vendors. Funds raised at the event go to help Ka®en Phillips, 60-year-old waitress suffering from Stage 4 double lung, throat, thyroid and lymph node cancer, and Lauren Hill, 26-year-old mother who is battling leukemia, with travel and medical expenses. For additional information, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .



Saturday, May 21

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. Dion Pride will perform. 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.


Sunday, May 22

SALTILLO ISD baccalaureate service will begin at 5 p.m. at Weaver Baptist Church. 


Thursday, May 26

SALTILLO KINDERGARTEN Graduation will be held Thursday, May 26, in the school cafeteria. 

CUMBY 8TH Grade Promation will be held May 26. Friday, May 27

SALTILLO HIGH School Graduation will be held at 7 p.m. in the Kerry W. Garmon Gymnasium.

CUMBY HIGH School Graduation will begin at 7 p.m. in Ferguson Auditorium at Texas A&M University-Commerce.


Tuesday, May 31

CARTER EYE Care Bus will offer free eye sceenings for senior citizens from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center. Screening takes less than  10 minutes. No appointment necessary



Thursday, June 2

SALTILLO 8TH Grade Graduation will begin at 7 p.m. in the Kerry W. Garmon Gymnasium.


Saturday, June 4

* 7TH ANNUAL Ms. Hopkins County Senior Classic Pageant will begin at 6 p.m. at the Church of the Nazarene, 1300 South League St. Ladies age 60 years and older will be judged in four categories: talent show, philosophy of life, evening gown and judges’ interview. The winner automatically advances to the 2015 Ms. Texas Senior Classic Pageant in Plano in August. To enter or more information about the local pageant, call Karon Weatherman at 903-885-1661.


Tuesday, June 14

CITY CEMETERY Society will meet at 10 a.m. in the chapel. New members are always welcome.




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