Billy Glenn Crow
Jul23

Billy Glenn Crow

Funeral Services for Billy Glenn Crow, age 72 of Como, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Cross Spur Cowboy Church with Bro. Mike Eason and Lt. Shawn Kirkbride officiating. A military graveside service will follow at the Evergreen Cemetery in Paris under the direction of the Hopkins County Military Coalition. Serving as pallbearers are Andy Albritton, Thomas Albritton, Ryan Miller, Wesley Miller, Steven Savage and...

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Cynthia Perry
Jul23

Cynthia Perry

Cynthia Kajuana Clayton Perry was born in Sulphur Springs, TX on February 21, 1955 to the parentage of Elgie and Cassie Clayton Sr. She entered into eternal rest on July 19, 2014, at her residence surrounded by her family. She accepted Christ at an early age and was a faithful member of the St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church. She married Charles F. Perry on July 23, 1971. To this union three children were born. She attended Sulphur...

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David Neal Risley
Jul23

David Neal Risley

Private Services will be held for David Neal Risley, age 74, of Yantis, who died on Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Mother Frances Hospital in Winnsboro. He was born on April 3, 1940 to Herbert Lawrence and Ruth McNary Risley in Dennison, Ohio. He married Sandra Rose on February 22, 1996 in Fayetteville, AR. She survives. David served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was a retired Service Manager with George’s Gas. Other...

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GOP Congressional Candidate John Ratcliffe Visits Sulphur Springs
Jul23

GOP Congressional Candidate John Ratcliffe Visits Sulphur Springs

GOP Congressional Candidate John Ratcliffe visited Sulphur Springs on Tuesday, July 22. KSST News and Sports Director Don Julian spoke with Ratcliffe. John Ratcliffe, who unseated veteran Congressman Ralph Hall, called his trip to Sulphur Springs Tuesday a thank you tour. Ratcliffe got 60% of the vote in Hopkins County in the May runoff election, his best showing in any county. Ratcliffe said his priorities when he gets to Washington...

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Volleyball Camp Opens Under New Lady Cats Volleyball Coach
Jul23

Volleyball Camp Opens Under New Lady Cats Volleyball Coach

New Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Allison Irvin opened a three-day volleyball camp Tuesday in Wildcats Gym. Twenty-five girls entering 4th through the 7th grades showed up. Ms. Irvin said the young girls would be taught proper technique and form leading up to games on Thursday. A camp for 8th and 9th graders is taking place afternoons. Coach Irvin is being helped by Assistant Coaches David Carrillo and Jerrod Hammack along with some...

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Wildcat Football Camps Underway
Jul23

Wildcat Football Camps Underway

Some 70 boys entering grades 3 through 8 and another 50 entering 9th grade turned out for day one of the three-day Wildcat Football Camp Tuesday. Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens said the younger kids learn it all, tackling, blocking catching, throwing and running while those entering 7th and 8th grades start getting assigned to positions. 9th graders camp gets them ready for high school and two a days. By Don Julian, KSST News and...

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Savannah Owens Interning At KSST

Savannah Owens of Allen who has relatives in Sulphur Springs is back at KSST this week doing intern work. On Monday, July 21, she read the Tradin’ Post. Savannah was a guest on KSST’s Good Morning Show with Enola Gay Tuesday morning. Savannah told Enola all about a trip she took to Japan earlier this summer. It was her sister’s graduation present trip. Savannah returned to the states with a kimono and lots of memories. By Don Julian,...

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SSISD School Board Meeting Notes
Jul23

SSISD School Board Meeting Notes

The Sulphur Springs School Board Monday heard from district Director of Child Nutrition Rickie Elliott who gave the board information on food service purchasing for this coming school year. District Grant Writer Sherry Chester gave a report on a recent security audit for the district. The board kept the same vendors for general classroom materials and office supplies for next school year. The board renewed its beverage contract with...

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School Board Approves Resignations, Hires, Four Personnel Changes
Jul23

School Board Approves Resignations, Hires, Four Personnel Changes

The School Board Monday night approved five resignations, seven new hires and four personnel changes. Besides Transportation Director Larry Finney, the district is also losing district-wide strings teacher Garet Holdren. Former Career Technology Education Director at High School Tommy Panter was reassigned to Director of Transportation. By Don Julian, KSST News and Sports...

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SSISD School Board Accepts Retirement of Larry Finney
Jul23

SSISD School Board Accepts Retirement of Larry Finney

The Sulphur Springs School Board accepted the retirement of Director of Transportation Larry Finney Monday night. His last day is July 31. In almost 30 years with the district, Finney also served as a bus driver, a principal and a teacher. Finney said he looked forward to spending more time on his farms in Winnsboro and enjoying his extensive album collection. He said he’d also be working on Mrs. Finney’s honey do list. By Don Julian,...

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