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Wednesday, April 1

NORTHEAST TEXAS Child Advocacy Center personnel and Multiple Disciplinary Team will kick off Child Abuse Awareness/Prevention Month with a Pinwheel Planting and Open House event, at NETCAC, 5920 North State Highway 37 in Winnsboro. Families encouraged to join in the Pinwheel Planting at 4 p.m. Refreshments will be served during a come and go Open House from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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.

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.

 

Thursday, April 2

TIRA AND Sulphur Bluff Methodist churches will be holding Maundy Thursday service at 6:30 p.m. at Tira Methodist Church. Everyone is invited to attend.

CEDAR CREST Christian Church, 200 Airport Road, has a Lady's Sewing Group that meets the first Thursday and third Tuesday of the month starting at 9 a.m. All are welcome. You don't have to be able to sew, you can come and fellowship.

HOPKINS COUNTY Beautification Program Committee meets at 10 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. 

VETERANS OF Foreign Wars Post 8560 and its Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 7:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at the VFW Hall. Supper will be at 6:30 p.m. Call 903-885-4666.

"SPOKES FOR Hope," the Sulphur Springs Chapter of Christian Motorcyclists Association (CMA), meets the first Thursday of every month at 6 p.m. at Pizza Inn to eat; the meeting starts at 7 p.m. Contact President Randell Hughes at 903-438-1036.

CYPRESS BASIN Hospice hosts a monthly grief support group which is open to the public and free of charge the first Thursday of each month from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Cypress Basin Hospice office, 207 Morgan St. in Mount Pleasant. The support group allows participants the opportunity to talk about their loss and spend time with others who have experienced similar situations. One-on-one grief counseling is also available. For more information, call 903-577-1510.

WANNA BEES Circle of quilters meets at 9:30 a.m. the first Thursday of each month at Cedar Crest Christian Church, located at 200 Airport Road (corner of North Davis Street and Airport Road).

SULPHUR SPRINGS Masonic Lodge #221 will hold its regular stated meeting the first Thursday of each month at the Lodge Hall on Oak Avenue. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting will follow at 7:30 p.m. All members are encouraged to attend.

MIDDLE SCHOOL E-students Bible study will be held from 7:45 a.m. to 7:55 a.m. Thursdays at Sulphur Springs Middle School library (permission from principal.)

BRIDGE IS played every Tuesday and Thursday, with the exception of the first and third Tuesdays, at Pizza Inn.

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 by John Little Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.; and “Tai Chi 4 Health and Balance” class is taught at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday ($2 per class), 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 3

BAKE SALE will be hosted starting at 9 a.m. by Greater Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church at VF Factory Outlet Inc., 614 Bill Bradford Road. May call  Joyce Young at 903-348-2133, Mollie Shepard at 903-689-6475 or Jackie Berry at 903-439-6034 to place order. All proceeds go toward Greater Emmanuel MBC’s building fund.

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN Church in Cumby, 200 Depot St., will off “the full Easter experience,” with a Good Friday service at 7 p.m. Friday, April 3; then pastries, fruit, coffee and juice in the FPC Fellowship Hall from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday, April 5, followed by an Easter service at  11 a.m. April 5.

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 FOR the Rest of Us,” a free step-by-step yoga workout for with Peggy Cappy, will be held every Monday and Friday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King; all ages welcome. Bingo is played at 9:30 a.m. every Wednesday and Friday at the center. 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 4

EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA will begin at 2 p.m. at True Gospel Ministries, 910 Seventh St., across from City Cemetery in Sulphur Springs. Kids are invited to bring their Easter baskets to participate. For a ride for children, call Sister Mandy at 903-944-0511.

SPRING FLING will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Walgreens parking lot, with an Easter egg hunt at 11 a.m. The Easter Bunny will be available for photos. There will be drinks, hot dogs, chips and popcorn available for donations. All proceeds go to Relay For Life.

TRINITY HARVEST Church of God will be hosting a community egg hunt event at Pacific Park from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the Egg Hunt will start at 12 p.m. There will also be bounce houses, games, cotton candy, food, music and pictures with the Easter Bunny, 20,000 eggs to be found.

OPERATION R.U.F.F. (Reading Using Furry Friends), a free program designed to let children read “stress free” to a trained therapy dog, is offered from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the first and third Saturday of each month at Sulphur Springs Public Library, 611 North Davis St. For more information about Operation R.U.F.F. or SSPL, call 903-885-4926, send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit www.sslibrary.org.

PRIDE OF Columbia, Heroines of Jericho Court 490 meets at 10 a.m. the first Saturday of every month at Trinity Oaks Apartment community center, 610 Woodlawn St. Must be in white attire. Questions or concerns may be directed to Nitri Adams at 903-348-3622.

COMMUNITY BLOOD drive will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of each month in Carter Blood Care’s mobile unit, which will be parked in the Memorial Medical Plaza parking lot. For an appointment, call 1-800-DONATE4 (800-366-2834).

CUMBY FOOD pantry will be open the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Cumby Community Room on Main Street in Cumby. Interested families should bring proof of a Cumby mailing address, proof of income and Social Security numbers. The pantry is sponsored by First United Methodist, Cornerstone Baptist and First Baptist churches of Cumby and Mt. Zion Church.

SSHS CLASS of 1963 meets at the Red Barn at 9 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month for breakfast. Friends are welcome.

FREE TAX preparation, sponsored by AARP Foundation, will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays through April 14, at Wesley United Methodist Church, 614 Church St. No appointments. For more information, call Pam at 903-945-3443.

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.

COW COUNTRY Carvers Club meets on Saturdays in the Grist Mill at Heritage Park, 416 North Jackson St., from 8 a.m. until noon.

 

Sunday, April 5

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN Church in Cumby, 200 Depot St., will provide pastries, fruit, coffee and juice provided in the church Fellowship Hall from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., followed by the Easter service at  11 a.m.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS New Life Group meets at 9 a.m. for open discussion 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.

 

Monday, April 6

COMO-PICKTON pre-kindergarten and kindergarten registration for children not currently enrolled at CP will be conducted from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 6-8. Bring proof of district residency, custodial documents or court orders, foster care information, doctors notes concerning allergies or health needs as well as the child’s birth certificate, Social Security card, and up-to-date immunization record. Child must be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1 to apply. 

NATIONAL MAYOR’S Day will be hosted at 1:30 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center. Retired Senior Volunteer Program invites the community to stop by and meet Sulphur Springs Mayor Freddie Taylor. Bake and punch will be served.

MILLER GROVE ISD’s Drama Dessert Theatre will be presented at 6 p.m. in the school cafeteria.

ACTS OF LOVE Volunteer Group meets for lunch at 11 a.m., followed by the program at 11:30 a.m., at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, the first Monday of each month for a program.

MEL HAVEN Cemetery Society meets the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the H.W. Grays Building in Pacific Park.

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS Self Help Group, Broken Angels meets the first Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at Greenville Public Library, located at 1 Lou Finney Blvd in Greenville. The group is a part of the Lone Star Chapter of MS. For information, contact facilitator Jeanne Smith at 903-413-7754 or online at www.mssupport.webs.com.

NEW LIFE Group of Alcoholics Anonymous will hold an open 12 & 12 study meeting beginning 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.

“YOGA FOR the Rest of Us,” a free step-by-step yoga workout for with Peggy Cappy, will be held every Monday and Friday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King; all ages welcome. Fit and Strong for those ages 60 and older will be taught free by John Little Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. at the center.

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.

PRAYER ON the Square, a community-wide praise, worship and prayer service, will be hosted Mondays at 6 p.m. on the downtown square. Prayers will be offered for city, county, state and federal officials, as well as the military, schools, businesses and others. There will also be singing and music. All are invited to the weekly prayer and praise fellowship. For more information, call Larry Friday Sr. at 903-243-6863.

CANHELP WELCOMES the donation of recycled cell phones and cell phone batteries at the CANHelp Community Resource Center, 613 Gilmer St., on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donations can be made at other times if necessary. Call 903-885-9797 for more information.

GRATITUDE ALANON Group meets Monday nights at 8 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church, 302 South Chestnut St., in Winnsboro. Call 903-342-3011.

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 903-513-4601 or visit www.k5sst.org.

“RECOVERY BOOT Camp: Lose the Baggage, Get Spiritually Fit!” meets at Family Life Church Mondays at 7 p.m. Knock out addictions, depression, anger, grief, broken relationships, etc. The church is located at 1400 East Loop 301. A free dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Call 903-439-2016 for more information.

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.

LADIES BIBLE Class, hosted by the sisters at the Arbala Road Church of Christ, will be held beginning at 7 p.m. The class goes from house to house each week. For locations, call Stephanie Pryor at 903-485-2343 or Thundra Lee at 903-885-4432.

 

Tuesday, April 7

COMO-PICKTON pre-kindergarten and kindergarten registration for children not currently enrolled at CP will be conducted from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 7-8. Bring proof of district residency, custodial documents or court orders, foster care information, doctors notes concerning allergies or health needs as well as the child’s birth certificate, Social Security card, and up-to-date immunization record. Child must be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1 to apply. 

THIRD ANNUAL 55 Plus Health Fair will be held  from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the First Baptist Church ROC, 115 Putman St. There will be more than 50 vendors with tables of health care information and medical care for senior adults. All people in Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County are invited to attend this free  annual health care fair. There will be drawing for 50 door prizes given out to people who register at the health fair.

BRIGHT STAR Garden Club meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Drive. Visitors welcome. Call Gale Milligan, president, at 903-945-3452 for more information.

MOPS (MOTHERS of Preschoolers) meet from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of every month at Shannon Oaks Church for food, fellowship and fun. Meetings are open to all moms with children in kindergarten or younger. For more information, call Amy Ritland 903-395-0353 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

TEXAS DEPARTMENT of Health, 1400 College St., offers immunization services the first three Tuesdays of each month. Parents may call 903-885-6573 for an appointment all other times. Bring your child's immunization records.

FREE TAX preparation, sponsored by AARP Foundation, will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays through April 14, at Wesley United Methodist Church, 614 Church St. No appointments. For more information, call Pam at 903-945-3443.

GRACE ALANON, a support group for family members and friends of people abusing alcohol, meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in First Presbyterian Church Epicenter, located just east of the church. No smoking.

BRIDGE is played at 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday (except the first and third Tuesday) at Pizza Inn.

VFW POST 8560 will host a dart tournament at 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday. The event is open to the public. For more information, call 903-885-4666.

LINE DANCING class for beginners will be taught by Wanda Wilson Miers at 2 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Senior Citizens Center; the class if free but enrollment is required. Journaling is held at 3 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month. Fit and Strong for those ages 60 and older will be taught free by John Little Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.; “Tai Chi 4 Health and Balance” class is taught at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays ($2 cost per class); and a water color painting class will be taught by Sue Griffin from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday. Painting class is free, but participants should bring a bowl for water, syrofoam plate for paints, piece of 8x10 inch cardboard and two brushes; paint and paper furnished

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 at 903 439-8449 or 903 885-0123 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, April 8

COMO-PICKTON pre-kindergarten and kindergarten registration for children not currently enrolled at CP will be conducted from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Bring proof of district residency, custodial documents or court orders, foster care information, doctors notes concerning allergies or health needs as well as the child’s birth certificate, Social Security card, and up-to-date immunization record. Child must be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1 to apply. 

CRAFT CLASS will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month, and Bingo will be played at 9:30 a.m. every Wednesday and Friday and 42 at 1 p.m., at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Drive.

SILVER LEOS Writers Guild, a group whose goal is to create and improve writing opportunities for themselves and others, will meet at 1:30 p.m. for peer editing of member story submissions, followed by the program and a business, at the Alumni Center on the Texas A&M Commerce campus. Vivian Freeman’s program focuses on the writing skill of “show, don't tell,” as well as instruction for writing a solid critique of other writers' works.  The business portion of the meeting will include finalizing details for the  Fred A. Tarpley Memorial Writers Conference. For information, contact Bobbie Purdy at 903-886-6120 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Vivian Freeman at 903-886-8953 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or visit  http://silverleos.net.  

SENIOR BOWLING will be offered every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Classic Lanes. All senior adults ages 50 and older are invited to attend. Cost is $4. Snack bar will be open. For more information, contact Karon Weatherman at 903-885-1661.

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.

BINGO IS played at 9:30 a.m. every Wednesday and Friday, and 42 is played at 1 p.m. every Wednesday, at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Drive.

FREE HOT lunches are offered from noon to 1 p.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 cell phone batteries at the CANHelp Community Resource Center, 613 Gilmer St., on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donations can be made at other times if necessary. Call 903-885-9797 for more information.

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 at Home Plate restaurant.

TOPS NO. 1233 meets at 10 a.m. in Wesley United Methodist Fellowship Hall, 614 Texas St. Weigh-in at 9 a.m. Call Beulah at 903-885-8755.

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

 

Thursday, April 9

LONE STAR Writing Workshop, a free training seminar, will be taught from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. by publisher Bobbie Shafer and author Cathy Myers at Sulphur Springs Public Library, 611 North Davis St.  The three-hour presentation includes a slide program of editing work, formatting a manuscript, forming characters, plot arcs and promoting work. 

CEDAR SPRINGS Neighbors will meet at 11 a.m. the second Thursday of the month for lunch and a business meeting at Pizza Inn, located on Mockingbird Lane across from Bowie Primary School. Meets January-May and September-November; no meetings June-August nor in December.

NORTHEAST TEXAS Gluten Intolerance Group (formerly Gluten Free group) meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Locations vary and will be announced monthly.

HOPKINS COUNTY Post 66, The American Legion, meets the second Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Chamber of Commerce conference room, corner of Connally and North Davis St. Members and eligible veterans are encouraged to attend. Call 903-440-4292.

J.M. “MATT” Barton Camp #441 of the Sons of Civil War Veterans meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Drive; phone, 903-885-1661. For more information, call Charles D. Bolding, SCV chapter president, at 903-365-2388.

CARRIAGE HOUSE Manor’s Family Council meets the second Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. in the sun room at the end of Hall 1. Family members of residents are urged to attend. Family Council's goal is to provide support and special programs for residents and family members alike.

MIDDLE SCHOOL E-students Bible study will be held from 7:45 a.m. to 7:55 a.m. Thursdays at Sulphur Springs Middle School library (permission from principal.)

BRIDGE IS played every Tuesday and Thursday, with the exception of the first and third Tuesdays, at Pizza Inn.

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 by John Little Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.; and “Tai Chi 4 Health and Balance” class is taught at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday ($2 per class), 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 10

MILLER GROVE FFA’s annual stew and auction will begin with serving of the stew at 5 p.m. and followed by the auction at 6:30 p.m. in Miller Grove old gym.

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 FOR the Rest of Us,” a free step-by-step yoga workout for with Peggy Cappy, will be held every Monday and Friday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King; all ages welcome. Bingo is played at 9:30 a.m. every Wednesday and Friday at the center. 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 11

KERRY GARMON Memorial Scholarship Banqet will be held at 6 p.m. at Saltillo school. Cost is $15 in advance or $17.50 at the door, but seating is limited; tickets available at the school. Sponsorships available; contact committee member Kim Moore. Raffle tickets for an HD TV available form committee members, seniors, at the school and for a short time at the event. There will be an auction as well. 

3RD ANNUAL Tanner Higgins Warrior Run will begin with packet pick-up at 7 a.m., followed by the opening ceremony at 8:15 a.m. and the 5-mile trail challenge and 1-mil grunt run at 8:30 a.m. at Cooper Lake State Park.

FREE LUNCH is offered from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the second Saturday of each month at MLK Church of Christ. The community outreach lunch and food pantry are open at the church building at 154 MLK Jr. Drive. 

MLK CHURCH of Christ Community Outreach Free Lunch and Food Pantry will be open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the second Saturday of each month at the church, 154 MLK Jr. Drive. For more information, contact Sequita Mosley or Jackki Moore at 903-885-8511. Song leaders practice and order of service practice will be held at 2 p.m. the second and fourth Saturdays of each month.

UNITED DAUGHTERS of the Confederacy meet at 11:30 a.m. the second Saturday of each month at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Drive.

CAPTAIN DAVID Philips Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution meets at 2 p.m. the second Saturday of each month at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Visitors are always welcome.

FREE TAX preparation, sponsored by AARP Foundation, will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays through April 14, at Wesley United Methodist Church, 614 Church St. No appointments. For more information, call Pam at 903-945-3443.

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.

COW COUNTRY Carvers Club meets on Saturdays in the Grist Mill at Heritage Park, 416 North Jackson St., from 8 a.m. until noon.

 

Sunday, April 12

CROSS COUNTRY Cowboy Church, located 1 miles south of Interstate 30 on State Highway 19 south, will host Play Day Buckle Series events including Cloverleaf barrels, poles and flag race, April 12 and 26, May 10 and 31, June 14, Sept. 13 and 27, and Oct. 11 and 25. Any play day following a cancellation will be a double event. Books open at 1:30 p.m. Play Day starts at 2 p.m. for the following age groups: Lead Line for ages 7 years or younger, Peewee for ages 7 years or younger, Junior for ages 8-12 years, Intermediate for ages 13-17 years, Adult for ages 18-39 and Seniors for ages 40 and over. Requirements: $35 per family or $25 per person membership fee, plus $25 per Play Day entree fee. Contestants must attend seven of 10 Play Days and all three events to be eligible for year-end prizes. Negative coggins required for all horses. Call Carol France at 903-243-1239 before you haul. Concessions available. For more information, visit www.crosscountrycowboychurch.net or Facebook, or call 903-885-4222.

DEDICATION FOR County Line School Historical Marker will be held at 12 p.m., pending weather. Memorabilia, including photos, news articles, and memories of County Line School and community are being sought for the occasion. To submit items to be copied or relay memories, contact Brandon Darrow at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Gail Garmon at 903-459-3312 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it prior to the dedication.

DIVORCE CARE, a 26-week session/support group featuring weekly nondenominational biblical teachings for people recovering from separation or divorce, will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Sundays in the basement of First United Methodist Church. Childcare will be provided. Each self contained session covers topics related to separation and divorce utilizing a video seminar and discussion group so people can join any time. For information, contact Shelia Lunsford at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 682-557-2702.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS New Life Group meets at 9 a.m. for open discussion 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.

 

Monday, April 13

NEW LIFE Group of Alcoholics Anonymous will hold an open 12 & 12 study meeting beginning 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.

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.

PRAYER ON the Square, a community-wide praise, worship and prayer service, will be hosted Mondays at 6 p.m. on the downtown square. Prayers will be offered for city, county, state and federal officials, as well as the military, schools, businesses and others. There will also be singing and music. All are invited to the weekly prayer and praise fellowship. For more information, call Larry Friday Sr. at 903-243-6863.

GRATITUDE ALANON Group meets Monday nights at 8 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church, 302 South Chestnut St., in Winnsboro. Call 903-342-3011.

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 903-513-4601 or visit www.k5sst.org.

“RECOVERY BOOT Camp: Lose the Baggage, Get Spiritually Fit!” meets at Family Life Church Mondays at 7 p.m. Knock out addictions, depression, anger, grief, broken relationships, etc. The church is located at 1400 East Loop 301. A free dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Call 903-439-2016 for more information.

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.

LADIES BIBLE Class, hosted by the sisters at the Arbala Road Church of Christ, will be held beginning at 7 p.m. The class goes from house to house each week. For locations, call Stephanie Pryor at 903-485-2343 or Thundra Lee at 903-885-4432.

FIC INVESTMENT Club meets at noon the second Monday of each month at Pizza Inn on Mockingbird Lane. *** except December, or months in which the 2nd Monday falls on a holiday. **** 

SULPHUR SPRINGS Downtown Business Alliance will hold monthly meetings the second Monday of each month starting at 5:30 p.m. at Plain & Fancy Sandwich Shoppe on the downtown square. Anyone interested in downtown revitalization or downtown business is invited to attend. The group also meets every Thursday morning at 8 a.m. at Plain & Fancy.

BEREAVED PARENTS Support Group meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the TU Electric Building located at 635 Clarksville St. in Paris. Call 903-785-7781 or 903-784-2011.

 

Tuesday, April 14

FREE TAX preparation, sponsored by AARP Foundation, will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays through April 14, at Wesley United Methodist Church, 614 Church St. No appointments. For more information, call Pam at 903-945-3443.

FREE BREAST-feeding class will be offered free for expectant mothers the second Tuesday of every other month in the OB Conference Room at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital. Call the OB department at 903-439-4091 to register.

SULPHUR SPRINGS Area of Retired School Personnel meets at 11:15 a.m. the second Tuesday of each month during the school year, except January, at Home Plate Restaurant (the old Burton’s Restaurant). President Tommy Long will present an informational and organizational meeting; a Dutch treat lunch will follow. No reservations necessary; all retirees welcome. For more information about SSARS, contact Bonnie Burtch at 903-885-9152.

NAACP (NATIONAL Association for the Advancement of Colored People) meets the second Tuesday of every month at 8 p.m. at Cypress Building, 400 Como St.

TEXAS DEPARTMENT of Health, 1400 College St., offers immunization services the first three Tuesdays of each month. Parents may call 903-885-6573 for an appointment all other times. Bring your child's immunization records.

GRACE ALANON, a support group for family members and friends of people abusing alcohol, meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in First Presbyterian Church Epicenter, located just east of the church. No smoking.

BRIDGE is played at 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday (except the first and third Tuesday) at Pizza Inn.

VFW POST 8560 will host a dart tournament at 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday. The event is open to the public. For more information, call 903-885-4666.

FIT AND Strong for those ages 60 and older will be taught free by John Little Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.; “Tai Chi 4 Health and Balance” class is taught at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays ($2 cost per class); and a water color painting class will be taught by Sue Griffin from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday, all at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Painting class is free, but participants should bring a bowl for water, syrofoam plate for paints, piece of 8x10 inch cardboard and two brushes; paint and paper furnished

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 at 903 439-8449 or 903 885-0123 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, April 15

SENIOR BOWLING will be offered every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Classic Lanes. All senior adults ages 50 and older are invited to attend. Cost is $4. Snack bar will be open. For more information, contact Karon Weatherman at 903-885-1661.

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.

BINGO IS played at 9:30 a.m. every Wednesday and Friday, and 42 is played at 1 p.m. every Wednesday, at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Drive.

FREE HOT lunches are offered from noon to 1 p.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 cell phone batteries at the CANHelp Community Resource Center, 613 Gilmer St., on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donations can be made at other times if necessary. Call 903-885-9797 for more information.

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 at Home Plate restaurant.

TOPS NO. 1233 meets at 10 a.m. in Wesley United Methodist Fellowship Hall, 614 Texas St. Weigh-in at 9 a.m. Call Beulah at 903-885-8755.

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

 

Thursday, April 16

MIDDLE SCHOOL E-students Bible study will be held from 7:45 a.m. to 7:55 a.m. Thursdays at Sulphur Springs Middle School library (permission from principal.)

BRIDGE IS played every Tuesday and Thursday, with the exception of the first and third Tuesdays, at Pizza Inn.

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 by John Little Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.; and “Tai Chi 4 Health and Balance” class is taught at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday ($2 per class), 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.

CANCER OUTREACH support group will be held at Weaver Baptist Church, beginning at 6 p.m. For information, call Eleshia Rupey at 903-243-1259. 

HOPKINS COUNTY Detachment 1357 Of The Marine Corps League meets at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Drive. New members welcome. Call Derb 903-582-2263, for more information.

IN THE Heart of a Parent, a support group for those grieving the loss of a child, will be held the third Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at League Street Church of Christ, 1100 South League St. For more information, call Liz Etzkorn at 903-439-0592.

PARKINSON’S SUPPORT Group meets at 6 p.m. the third Thursday of every month in the activity room and information center at Pioneer Crossing, located at 668 Gossett Lane (the street that leads into Coleman Park). Programs are presented for those who have other challenges with movement, speech, sleep and mental difficulties. For more information contact Bobbie Miller at 903-440-3192. *No December meeting.

 

Friday, April 17

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.

“YOGA FOR the Rest of Us,” a free step-by-step yoga workout for with Peggy Cappy, will be held every Monday and Friday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King; all ages welcome. Bingo is played at 9:30 a.m. every Wednesday and Friday at the center. 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.

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

 

Saturday, April 18

GARAGE SALE to benefit Relay for Life will be held on Walgreens parking lot from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

FIRST ANNUAL Tennis Tournament and fundraiser for CANHelp will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the new Sulphur Springs High School tennis courts. Entry forms available at CANHelp, 613 Gilmer St., and at Fieldhouse Sports, 101 Bill Bradford Road. Silent auction and games for all ages. All tennis levels welcome. Tourney includes round robin style, doubles play. Three matches guaranteed. Donation-based activities, concession, prizes, event T-shirts.

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. Performing April 18 will be J.W. Kinkaid and Hard Times. For information, contact Enola Gay at 903-438-3568 or go online to reillyspringsjamboree.com.

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.

COW COUNTRY Carvers Club meets on Saturdays in the Grist Mill at Heritage Park, 416 North Jackson St., from 8 a.m. until noon.

OPERATION R.U.F.F. (Reading Using Furry Friends), a free program designed to let children read “stress free” to a trained therapy dog, is offered from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the first and third Saturday of each month at Sulphur Springs Public Library, 611 North Davis St. For more information about Operation R.U.F.F. or SSPL call 903-885-4926, send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit www.sslibrary.org.

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-alchohol 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.

 

Sunday, April 19

LADIES BIBLE Class wll 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 worshipis also held at 11 a.m. the third Sunday of every month.

DIVORCE CARE, a 26-week session/support group featuring weekly nondenominational biblical teachings for people recovering from separation or divorce, will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Sundays in the basement of First United Methodist Church. Childcare will be provided. Each self contained session covers topics related to separation and divorce utilizing a video seminar and discussion group so people can join any time. For information, contact Shelia Lunsford at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 682-557-2702.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS New Life Group meets at 9 a.m. for open discussion 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.

 

Monday, April 20

REPUBLICAN WOMEN’s Group meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Monday of each Monday at First Baptist Church’s The ROC on Gilmer Street.

YOUNG AT Heart meets at 10:30 a.m. with a covered dish lunch served at noon at First United Methodist Church, 301 Church St. Everyone young at heart welcome. Meets the third Monday of the month.

NEW LIFE Group of Alcoholics Anonymous will hold an open 12 & 12 study meeting beginning 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.

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.

PRAYER ON the Square, a community-wide praise, worship and prayer service, will be hosted Mondays at 6 p.m. on the downtown square. Prayers will be offered for city, county, state and federal officials, as well as the military, schools, businesses and others. There will also be singing and music. All are invited to the weekly prayer and praise fellowship. For more information, call Larry Friday Sr. at 903-243-6863.

GRATITUDE ALANON Group meets Monday nights at 8 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church, 302 South Chestnut St., in Winnsboro. Call 903-342-3011.

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 903-513-4601 or visit www.k5sst.org.

“RECOVERY BOOT Camp: Lose the Baggage, Get Spiritually Fit!” meets at Family Life Church Mondays at 7 p.m. Knock out addictions, depression, anger, grief, broken relationships, etc. The church is located at 1400 East Loop 301. A free dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Call 903-439-2016 for more information.

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.

LADIES BIBLE Class, hosted by the sisters at the Arbala Road Church of Christ, will be held beginning at 7 p.m. The class goes from house to house each week. For locations, call Stephanie Pryor at 903-485-2343 or Thundra Lee at 903-885-4432.

 

Tuesday, April 21

CEDAR CREST Christian Church, 200 Airport Road, has a Lady's Sewing Group that meets the first Thursday and third Tuesday of the month starting at 9 a.m. All are welcome. You don't have to be able to sew, you can come and fellowship.

LINE DANCING class for beginners will be taught by Wanda Wilson Miers at 2 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Senior Citizens Center; the class if free but enrollment is required. Journaling will also be held the first and third Tuesdays of each month.

AMERICAN LEGION Post 66 meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Drive. Veterans from all branches of service are welcome to attend. 

WANNA BEES Circle of quilters meets at 9:30 a.m. the third Tuesday of each month at Cedar Crest Church, located at 200 Airport Road (corner of North Davis Street and Airport Road).

MOPS (MOTHERS of Preschoolers) meet from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of every month at Shannon Oaks Church for food, fellowship and fun. Meetings are open to all moms with children in kindergarten or younger. For more information, call Amy Ritland 903-395-0353 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

COMMUNITY PLAYERS’ regular business meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at Main Street Theatre, 227 Main St. New members welcome.

TEXAS DEPARTMENT of Health, 1400 College St., offers immunization services the first three Tuesdays of each month. Parents may call 903-885-6573 for an appointment all other times. Bring your child's immunization records.

GRACE ALANON, a support group for family members and friends of people abusing alcohol, meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in First Presbyterian Church Epicenter, located just east of the church. No smoking.

BRIDGE is played at 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday (except the first and third Tuesday) at Pizza Inn.

VFW POST 8560 will host a dart tournament at 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday. The event is open to the public. For more information, call 903-885-4666.

FIT AND Strong for those ages 60 and older will be taught free by John Little Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.; “Tai Chi 4 Health and Balance” class is taught at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays ($2 cost per class); and a water color painting class will be taught by Sue Griffin from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday, all at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Painting class is free, but participants should bring a bowl for water, syrofoam plate for paints, piece of 8x10 inch cardboard and two brushes; paint and paper furnished

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 at 903 439-8449 or 903 885-0123 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, April 22

SENIOR BOWLING will be offered every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Classic Lanes. All senior adults ages 50 and older are invited to attend. Cost is $4. Snack bar will be open. For more information, contact Karon Weatherman at 903-885-1661.

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.

BINGO IS played at 9:30 a.m. every Wednesday and Friday, and 42 is played at 1 p.m. every Wednesday, at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Drive.

FREE HOT lunches are offered from noon to 1 p.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 cell phone batteries at the CANHelp Community Resource Center, 613 Gilmer St., on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donations can be made at other times if necessary. Call 903-885-9797 for more information.

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 at Home Plate restaurant.

TOPS NO. 1233 meets at 10 a.m. in Wesley United Methodist Fellowship Hall, 614 Texas St. Weigh-in at 9 a.m. Call Beulah at 903-885-8755.

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

 

Thursday, April 23

NORTH HOPKINS FFA will hold a stew supper and auction beginning with serving of the stew at 6:30 p.m., with the auction to follow, in the school cafeteria. The agriculture department has constructed various projects that will be auctioned off after supper, along with items donated by local businesses.

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.

MIDDLE SCHOOL E-students Bible study will be held from 7:45 a.m. to 7:55 a.m. Thursdays at Sulphur Springs Middle School library (permission from principal.)

BRIDGE IS played every Tuesday and Thursday, with the exception of the first and third Tuesdays, at Pizza Inn.

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 by John Little Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.; and “Tai Chi 4 Health and Balance” class is taught at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday ($2 per class), 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 24

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 FOR the Rest of Us,” a free step-by-step yoga workout for with Peggy Cappy, will be held every Monday and Friday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King; all ages welcome. Bingo is played at 9:30 a.m. every Wednesday and Friday at the center. 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 25

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.

HOPKINS COUNTY Amateur Radio Club meets the fourth Saturday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Church of the Nazarene, located at 1300 League St. in Sulphur Springs. VE exam sessions are available at the meeting. Weekly public information net is Mondays at 7 p.m. Everyone invited. Contact Ed Olague, K5OLA, to test for new license or an upgrade. Call 903-513-4601 or visit www.k5sst.org 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.

COW COUNTRY Carvers Club meets on Saturdays in the Grist Mill at Heritage Park, 416 North Jackson St., from 8 a.m. until noon.

 

Sunday, April 26

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

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.

CROSS COUNTRY Cowboy Church, located 1 miles south of Interstate 30 on State Highway 19 south, will host Play Day Buckle Series events including Cloverleaf barrels, poles and flag race, April 26, May 10 and 31, June 14, Sept. 13 and 27, and Oct. 11 and 25. No charge for March 29. Any play day following a cancellation will be a double event. Books open at 1:30 p.m. Play Day starts at 2 p.m. for the following age groups: Lead Line for ages 7 years or younger, Peewee for ages 7 years or younger, Junior for ages 8-12 years, Intermediate for ages 13-17 years, Adult for ages 18-39 and Seniors for ages 40 and over. Requirements: $35 per family or $25 per person membership fee, plus $25 per Play Day entree fee. Contestants must attend seven of 10 Play Days and all three events to be eligible for year-end prizes. Negative coggins required for all horses. Call Carol France at 903-243-1239 before you haul. Concessions available. For more information, visit www.crosscountrycowboychurch.net or Facebook, or call 903-885-4222.

DIVORCE CARE, a 26-week session/support group featuring weekly nondenominational biblical teachings for people recovering from separation or divorce, will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Sundays in the basement of First United Methodist Church. Childcare will be provided. Each self contained session covers topics related to separation and divorce utilizing a video seminar and discussion group so people can join any time. For information, contact Shelia Lunsford at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 682-557-2702.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS New Life Group meets at 9 a.m. for open discussion 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.

 

Monday, April 27

SHAWLS OF Love, an RSVP and Cypress Basin Hospice-sponsored group, that knits and crochets prayer shawls for hospice patients, meets the fourth Monday of every month at 10 a.m. at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Drive.

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.

NEW LIFE Group of Alcoholics Anonymous will hold an open 12 & 12 study meeting beginning 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.

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.

PRAYER ON the Square, a community-wide praise, worship and prayer service, will be hosted Mondays at 6 p.m. on the downtown square. Prayers will be offered for city, county, state and federal officials, as well as the military, schools, businesses and others. There will also be singing and music. All are invited to the weekly prayer and praise fellowship. For more information, call Larry Friday Sr. at 903-243-6863.

GRATITUDE ALANON Group meets Monday nights at 8 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church, 302 South Chestnut St., in Winnsboro. Call 903-342-3011.

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 903-513-4601 or visit www.k5sst.org.

“RECOVERY BOOT Camp: Lose the Baggage, Get Spiritually Fit!” meets at Family Life Church Mondays at 7 p.m. Knock out addictions, depression, anger, grief, broken relationships, etc. The church is located at 1400 East Loop 301. A free dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Call 903-439-2016 for more information.

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.

LADIES BIBLE Class, hosted by the sisters at the Arbala Road Church of Christ, will be held beginning at 7 p.m. The class goes from house to house each week. For locations, call Stephanie Pryor at 903-485-2343 or Thundra Lee at 903-885-4432.

 

Tuesday, April 28

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.

GRACE ALANON, a support group for family members and friends of people abusing alcohol, meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in First Presbyterian Church Epicenter, located just east of the church. No smoking.

BRIDGE is played at 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday (except the first and third Tuesday) at Pizza Inn.

VFW POST 8560 will host a dart tournament at 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday. The event is open to the public. For more information, call 903-885-4666.

FIT AND Strong for those ages 60 and older will be taught free by John Little Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.; “Tai Chi 4 Health and Balance” class is taught at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays ($2 cost per class); and a water color painting class will be taught by Sue Griffin from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday, all at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Painting class is free, but participants should bring a bowl for water, syrofoam plate for paints, piece of 8x10 inch cardboard and two brushes; paint and paper furnished

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 at 903 439-8449 or 903 885-0123 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, April 29

SENIOR BOWLING will be offered every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Classic Lanes. All senior adults ages 50 and older are invited to attend. Cost is $4. Snack bar will be open. For more information, contact Karon Weatherman at 903-885-1661.

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.

BINGO IS played at 9:30 a.m. every Wednesday and Friday, and 42 is played at 1 p.m. every Wednesday, at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Drive.

FREE HOT lunches are offered from noon to 1 p.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 cell phone batteries at the CANHelp Community Resource Center, 613 Gilmer St., on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donations can be made at other times if necessary. Call 903-885-9797 for more information.

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 at Home Plate restaurant.

TOPS NO. 1233 meets at 10 a.m. in Wesley United Methodist Fellowship Hall, 614 Texas St. Weigh-in at 9 a.m. Call Beulah at 903-885-8755.

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

 

Thursday, April 30

MIDDLE SCHOOL E-students Bible study will be held from 7:45 a.m. to 7:55 a.m. Thursdays at Sulphur Springs Middle School library (permission from principal.)

BRIDGE IS played every Tuesday and Thursday, with the exception of the first and third Tuesdays, at Pizza Inn.

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 by John Little Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.; and “Tai Chi 4 Health and Balance” class is taught at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday ($2 per class), 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.

 

Sunday, May 3

DIVORCE CARE, a 26-week session/support group featuring weekly nondenominational biblical teachings for people recovering from separation or divorce, will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Sundays in the basement of First United Methodist Church. Childcare will be provided. Each self contained session covers topics related to separation and divorce utilizing a video seminar and discussion group so people can join any time. For information, contact Shelia Lunsford at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 682-557-2702.

 

Saturday, May 9

MEET AND Greet for Hopkins County’s new veterans affairs officer will begin at 3 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center. All veterans and community members are invited to stop by and get to know Danny Davis, first sergeant in the United States Air Force.

FREE LUNCH is offered from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the second Saturday of each month at MLK Church of Christ. The community outreach lunch and food pantry are open at the church building at 154 MLK Jr. Drive.

 

Sunday, May 10

CROSS COUNTRY Cowboy Church, located 1 miles south of Interstate 30 on State Highway 19 south, will host Play Day Buckle Series events including Cloverleaf barrels, poles and flag race May 10 and 31, June 14, Sept. 13 and 27, and Oct. 11 and 25. Any play day following a cancellation will be a double event. Books open at 1:30 p.m. Play Day starts at 2 p.m. for the following age groups: Lead Line for ages 7 years or younger, Peewee for ages 7 years or younger, Junior for ages 8-12 years, Intermediate for ages 13-17 years, Adult for ages 18-39 and Seniors for ages 40 and over. Requirements: $35 per family or $25 per person membership fee, plus $25 per Play Day entree fee. Contestants must attend seven of 10 Play Days and all three events to be eligible for year-end prizes. Negative coggins required for all horses. Call Carol France at 903-243-1239 before you haul. Concessions available. For more information, visit www.crosscountrycowboychurch.net or Facebook, or call 903-885-4222.

DIVORCE CARE, a 26-week session/support group featuring weekly nondenominational biblical teachings for people recovering from separation or divorce, will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Sundays in the basement of First United Methodist Church. Childcare will be provided. Each self contained session covers topics related to separation and divorce utilizing a video seminar and discussion group so people can join any time. For information, contact Shelia Lunsford at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 682-557-2702.

 

Sunday, May 31

CROSS COUNTRY Cowboy Church, located 1 miles south of Interstate 30 on State Highway 19 south, will host Play Day Buckle Series events including Cloverleaf barrels, poles and flag race May 31, June 14, Sept. 13 and 27, and Oct. 11 and 25. Any play day following a cancellation will be a double event. Books open at 1:30 p.m. Play Day starts at 2 p.m. for the following age groups: Lead Line for ages 7 years or younger, Peewee for ages 7 years or younger, Junior for ages 8-12 years, Intermediate for ages 13-17 years, Adult for ages 18-39 and Seniors for ages 40 and over. Requirements: $35 per family or $25 per person membership fee, plus $25 per Play Day entree fee. Contestants must attend seven of 10 Play Days and all three events to be eligible for year-end prizes. Negative coggins required for all horses. Call Carol France at 903-243-1239 before you haul. Concessions available. For more information, visit www.crosscountrycowboychurch.net or Facebook, or call 903-885-4222.

 

Sunday, June 14

CROSS COUNTRY Cowboy Church, located 1 miles south of Interstate 30 on State Highway 19 south, will host Play Day Buckle Series events including Cloverleaf barrels, poles and flag race June 14, Sept. 13 and 27, and Oct. 11 and 25. Any play day following a cancellation will be a double event. Books open at 1:30 p.m. Play Day starts at 2 p.m. for the following age groups: Lead Line for ages 7 years or younger, Peewee for ages 7 years or younger, Junior for ages 8-12 years, Intermediate for ages 13-17 years, Adult for ages 18-39 and Seniors for ages 40 and over. Requirements: $35 per family or $25 per person membership fee, plus $25 per Play Day entree fee. Contestants must attend seven of 10 Play Days and all three events to be eligible for year-end prizes. Negative coggins required for all horses. Call Carol France at 903-243-1239 before you haul. Concessions available. For more information, visit www.crosscountrycowboychurch.net or Facebook, or call 903-885-4222.

 

Saturday, June 27

42 TOURNAMENT will begin at 1 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. For information, contact Karon Weatherman at 903-885-1661 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

Sunday, Aug. 2

DIVORCE CARE, a 26-week session/support group featuring weekly nondenominational biblical teachings for people recovering from separation or divorce, will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Sundays in the basement of First United Methodist Church. Childcare will be provided. Each self contained session covers topics related to separation and divorce utilizing a video seminar and discussion group so people can join any time. For information, contact Shelia Lunsford at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 682-557-2702.

 

Sunday, Sept. 13

CROSS COUNTRY Cowboy Church, located 1 miles south of Interstate 30 on State Highway 19 south, will host Play Day Buckle Series events including Cloverleaf barrels, poles and flag race Sept. 13 and 27, and Oct. 11 and 25. Any play day following a cancellation will be a double event. Books open at 1:30 p.m. Play Day starts at 2 p.m. for the following age groups: Lead Line for ages 7 years or younger, Peewee for ages 7 years or younger, Junior for ages 8-12 years, Intermediate for ages 13-17 years, Adult for ages 18-39 and Seniors for ages 40 and over. Requirements: $35 per family or $25 per person membership fee, plus $25 per Play Day entree fee. Negative coggins required for all horses. Call Carol France at 903-243-1239 before you haul. Concessions available. For more information, visit www.crosscountrycowboychurch.net or Facebook, or call 903-885-4222.

 

Sunday, Sept. 27

CROSS COUNTRY Cowboy Church, located 1 miles south of Interstate 30 on State Highway 19 south, will host Play Day Buckle Series events including Cloverleaf barrels, poles and flag race Sept. 27, and Oct. 11 and 25. Any play day following a cancellation will be a double event. Books open at 1:30 p.m. Play Day starts at 2 p.m. for the following age groups: Lead Line for ages 7 years or younger, Peewee for ages 7 years or younger, Junior for ages 8-12 years, Intermediate for ages 13-17 years, Adult for ages 18-39 and Seniors for ages 40 and over. Requirements: $35 per family or $25 per person membership fee, plus $25 per Play Day entree fee. Negative coggins required for all horses. Call Carol France at 903-243-1239 before you haul. Concessions available. For more information, visit www.crosscountrycowboychurch.net or Facebook, or call 903-885-4222.

 

Sunday, Oct. 11

CROSS COUNTRY Cowboy Church, located 1 miles south of Interstate 30 on State Highway 19 south, will host Play Day Buckle Series events including Cloverleaf barrels, poles and flag race Oct. 11 and 25. Any play day following a cancellation will be a double event. Books open at 1:30 p.m. Play Day starts at 2 p.m. for the following age groups: Lead Line for ages 7 years or younger, Peewee for ages 7 years or younger, Junior for ages 8-12 years, Intermediate for ages 13-17 years, Adult for ages 18-39 and Seniors for ages 40 and over. Requirements: $35 per family or $25 per person membership fee, plus $25 per Play Day entree fee. Negative coggins required for all horses. Call Carol France at 903-243-1239 before you haul. Concessions available. For more information, visit www.crosscountrycowboychurch.net or Facebook, or call 903-885-4222.

 

Sunday, Oct. 25

CROSS COUNTRY Cowboy Church, located 1 miles south of Interstate 30 on State Highway 19 south, will host Play Day Buckle Series events including Cloverleaf barrels, poles and flag race. Any play day following a cancellation will be a double event. Books open at 1:30 p.m. Play Day starts at 2 p.m. for the following age groups: Lead Line for ages 7 years or younger, Peewee for ages 7 years or younger, Junior for ages 8-12 years, Intermediate for ages 13-17 years, Adult for ages 18-39 and Seniors for ages 40 and over. Requirements: $35 per family or $25 per person membership fee, plus $25 per Play Day entree fee. Negative coggins required for all horses. Call Carol France at 903-243-1239 before you haul. Concessions available. For more information, visit www.crosscountrycowboychurch.net or Facebook, or call 903-885-4222.

 

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