Property Tax Rises with Property Values
Aug19

Property Tax Rises with Property Values

A special meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council will prove time for public comment regarding a proposed tax increase. Although the council has not increased taxes and the 44-cent per $100 valuation will not increase, the amount paid by those property owners taxed will increase due to the increase in the value of their property, according to City Manager Marc Maxwell. The public hearing/special session of the council will be...

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Coach Young Talks About the New Year
Aug13

Coach Young Talks About the New Year

Wildcats Offensive Coordinator Matt Young is working with veteran offensive players and lots of depth. Coach Young says 18 or 19 of his top 22 have played on Friday night. Starting quarterback Larry Pryor returns. He’ll work behind an offensive line that is deep with talent. Seniors Dillon Carpenter and C.J. Stephens lead the receivers. Zach Spigner, Jaylon Hawkins and Tyler Rosamond look to replace the very talented running back...

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Stone Groove at Muddy Jakes Backyard 8/09/14
Aug11

Stone Groove at Muddy Jakes Backyard 8/09/14

By Doug Haston, KSST Videographer

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Rogers and Mulberry Streets Reconstruction Next
Aug11

Rogers and Mulberry Streets Reconstruction Next

Listen to the interview with Marc Maxwell. A city of Sulphur Springs street crew made a first concrete pour as they worked on rebuilding Rogers Street between Connally and Van Sickle Monday. They started at 4 a.m. using portable light to see. That keeps them out of the hot afternoons when concrete dries very rapidly. Rogers and Mulberry streets are being rebuilt with new sewer and water lines using mostly a USDA grant. The work crew...

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Allison Irvin Talks About the Teams Progress
Aug11

Allison Irvin Talks About the Teams Progress

Listen to the interview with Allison Irvin. New Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Allison Irvin learned a lot about her team from a pair of scrimmages last Friday and Saturday. Coach Irvin said she learned some strengths of the team and also some areas that needed work. The best scrimmage for the Lady Cats was Friday at home against Cumby and Commerce. After a nervous start, Coach Irvin said the team rallied and did a good job with...

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Hopkins County Stew Festival and Fall Festival Sing Kumbaya
Aug08

Hopkins County Stew Festival and Fall Festival Sing Kumbaya

On Monday at 5 p.m., the boards of the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce and the Fall Festival will celebrate their reuniting with a ribbon cutting on Buford Circle in Buford Park near the Equine Pavilion. For many years, the Stew Contest and Fall Festival activities created a synergy in September. Several years ago, the Stew Contest moved to a cooler October date. Fall Festival will join them this year By Don Julian, KSST News and...

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Coach Owens Summarizes 1st Week of Practice
Aug08

Coach Owens Summarizes 1st Week of Practice

Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens says after one week of practice his team is nowhere near where they need to be and they know it. He says coaches are throwing a lot at players and the athletes’ retention levels are very good. Still Coach Owens says the first day of pads Friday featured sloppy mechanics and technique. The team has one more week of practice before their first scrimmage action next Friday in Liberty-Eylau. A first...

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Local Couple Assaulted by Grandson
Aug07

Local Couple Assaulted by Grandson

A 33-year old Sulphur Springs man, Chase Craig Hudson, has been charged with assaulting his grandparents and with interfering with a 911 call. JP Ronny Glossup set total bond at $62,000. After the disturbance in the 1800 block of Main Street on Wednesday just before 1 p.m., the man locked himself in a room. He refused to talk with a police negotiator for 45 minutes at which point, some Special Response Team officers put gas into his...

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Lights of Life Half Marathon
Aug07
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Blue Blazes Leave For Weeklong Camp
Aug05

Blue Blazes Leave For Weeklong Camp

The 53rd line of the Blue Blazes Drill Team started bright and early at 8 a.m. Monday stretching and then working on conditioning and the basics. Later in the day they left for a weeklong camp in Joshua with four other squads. They’ll learn routines and work on bonding. There are 31 members in this year’s line. By Don Julian, KSST News and Sports...

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