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Tuesday, April 28

CYPRESS DISTRICT Congress of Christian Education Youth Revival “3 Nights of Glory” continues at 6 p.m. at Cypress District Center, 901 Como St. Registration fee for churches is $75. Sunday revivalist is St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church Pastor and Congee Dean Troy Young. Monday revivalist is Muddy Creek Baptist Church Pastor and President of Ministers’ Conference Jerry Williams. Tuesday Revivalist is Mt. Moriah Baptist Church Pastor and Congress President Johnny Harris. Sister Linnie Wright is congress secretary; Kirthell Roberts is moderator.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

 

Wednesday, April 29

REGISTRATION DEADLINE for the Yantis Catfish Classic Tournament is April 29. Cost is $75 for one day or $100 for two days for the tourney, which will begin with the first weigh in at 7 a.m. and final weigh in at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 2-3, at Minnow Bucket on Lake Fork. After April 29, cost increased to $85 for one day and $110 for both days. Kids 12 and under fish free with a paid adult. Barbecue sandwiches and entertainment will follow on Yantis ISD grounds or in the cafeteria in the event of rain. Proceeds benefit Yantis Volunteer Fire Department. For information, call Jerry E. Miller at 903-850-9500 or Wesley Crist at 903-348-5980.

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

LADIES NAIL SPA will be hosted by Mary Kay ladies at 1 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center.

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, May 1

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, May 2

SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT will be sponsored May 2 at Coleman Park by Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. program and Hopkins County Boys Baseball Association to benefit Bright Star baseball. Cost to enter the co-ed tourney (7/3) is $150 per team. First-third place teams will receive t-shirts. Limit 12 teams; guaranteed 3 games. Contact Kelly W. at 903-243-6379 or Tony C. at 903-348-8160.

YANTIS CATFISH Classic tournament begins with first weigh in at 7 a.m. and final weigh in at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 2-3, at Minnow Bucket on Lake Fork. Cost is $85 for one day and $110 for both days (if not registered by April 29). Kids 12 and under fish free with a paid adult. Barbecue sandwiches and entertainment will follow on Yantis ISD grounds or in the cafeteria in the event of rain. Proceeds benefit Yantis Volunteer Fire Department. For information, call Jerry E. Miller at 903-850-9500 or Wesley Crist at 903-348-5980.

 

Sunday, May 3

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, followed by lunch on the grounds. Tommy Potts will be the speaker. All members and guests are invited to attend.

YANTIS CATFISH Classic tournament continues with first weigh in at 7 a.m. and final weigh in at 2 p.m. at Minnow Bucket on Lake Fork. Cost is $85 for the day (if not registered by April 29). Kids 12 and under fish free with a paid adult. Barbecue sandwiches and entertainment will follow on Yantis ISD grounds or in the cafeteria in the event of rain. Proceeds benefit Yantis Volunteer Fire Department. For information, call Jerry E. Miller at 903-850-9500 or Wesley Crist at 903-348-5980.

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.

 

Wednesday, May 6

MEETING WILL be held at 6 p.m. at Trinity Oaks apartments for special bowlers, parents and volunteers interested in being part of a bowling team for individuals with special needs. For more information, call Johnny Stapleton at 903-885-7978.

 

Thursday, May 7

FINAL TEAMS meeting before Relay For Life will begin at 6 p.m. at League Street Church of Christ. Teams should plan to turn in RFL items and receive final information pertaining to the upcoming RFL.

 

Friday, May 8

HAMBURGER COOKOUT will be held from 11 a.m. until the food is all sold out downtown in First United Methodist Church parking lot between City National and Alliance banks. Proceeds benefit Heritage Christian Counseling Center. For a $5 donation get a hamburger, chips, drink and dessert. For information, call 903-438-6829.

 

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.

 

Monday, May 11

AMERICAN CANCER Society Paint the Town Purple will be held Monday, May 11, to raise awareness for the work of ACS and in celebration of Relay for Life the following Friday night. Area groups, churches, businesses and families are encouraged to decorate their homes, buildings, storefronts and offices with as much purple spirit as possible to show support for ACS and RFL. One home or office will be selected for having the Most Relay Spirit.

 

Friday, May 15

RELAY FOR Life of Hopkins County will begin at 7 p.m. Friday on Celebration Plaza and continue until about 7 a.m. Saturday. The community is invited to stop by, show support, enter teams, make donations, participate in activities, the candlelight vigil at dark and walk.

 

Sunday, May 17

BACCALAUREATE SERVICE for Saltillo High School will be held at 6 p.m. at Weaver Baptist Church.

 

Tuesday, May 19

RSVP DEADLINE for Hopkins House’ Health Fair (May 21) is May 19. Call Sherrie at 903-439-1202 to RSVP. Senior citizens, their friends and family are invited to attend, converse  with experts and “exercise their body, mind and spirit” at the May 21 fair at 890 Camp St.

 

Tuesday, May 26

COMO-PICKTON High School Senior Night will be held at 6 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Seniors will be recognized, scholarships and the 2014-15 senior valedictorian and salutatorian will be announced.

 

Wednesday, May 27

COMO-PICKTON High School Academic Awards Assembly will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the school cafeteria. The top 10 for grades 9-11 will be announced, classroom and other awards will also be presented. Families are welcome to attend this event to show support of their students.

 

Friday, May 29

SULPHUR BLUFF Elementary Awards Assembly will begin at 1 p.m. at the school.

SALTILLO GRADUATION will begin at 7 p.m. in Kerry W. Garmon Gymnasium at Saltillo ISD.

 

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.

 

Friday, June 5

COMO-PICKTON High School Graduation will begin at 8 p.m. at Ron Heflin Football Stadium at CPCISD.

 

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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