Hispanic Heritage Celebration  is Coming to Celebration Plaza
Aug28

Hispanic Heritage Celebration is Coming to Celebration Plaza

The second annual Hispanic Heritage Festival is coming to Celebration Plaza September 12-13. Organizer Oscar Ramirez says there will be fun for all ages. He is still working on details but he says there will be food vendors, lots of activities for children such as a water slide and bounce houses and entertainers on stage. Performers will include local groups and ones from outside the area. Ramirez is hoping for a large turnout. By Don...

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Steps of Faith Movie Trailer
Aug27

Steps of Faith Movie Trailer

Eric King of Sulphur Springs will have a Red Carpet Premiere for his latest film, Steps of Faith, at Shannon Oaks Church Sunday at 5 p.m. King says the family faith-based dramedy is based on a young lady’s story. A portion of the film was shot at Shadow Ranch Therapeutic Riding Center in Hopkins County. Steps of Faith won Best Feature at the Capital City Black Film Festival in Austin...

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MADD Family Fun Glow Walk
Aug21

MADD Family Fun Glow Walk

It’s still more than a month away but already 132 walkers or runners have signed up to participate in the 2nd annual MADD Family Fun Glow Walk on Saturday, September 27 at Buford Park in Sulphur Springs. There were 102 participants last year. Cost for early registrants is $20 for adults, $15 for youths and you can also register your dog. You can register on line at www.walklikemadd.org. By Don Julian, KSST News and Sports Director By...

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Dare To Dream Underway At Douglas
Aug21

Dare To Dream Underway At Douglas

The three-day Dare to Dream Camp got underway Wednesday at Douglas Intermediate School in Sulphur Springs. 120 fifth graders to be at Douglas registered to attend the leadership building camp. Around 100 high school students are serving as mentors. Jeff Harris, the school district Character Curriculum Director, developed the program. It utilizes the movie Remember the Titans. Games are interspersed with speeches. Speakers Wednesday...

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Stew Fest 2014
Aug13

Stew Fest 2014

The Hopkins County Fall Festival and the World Champion Hopkins County Stew Contest will be reunited for “Stew Fest 2014” in the cool weather in October. Both Boards for these organizations have agreed that the two events complement each other so well, that they need to be on the same weekend. It is our desire to create an incredible experience for visitors to Sulphur Springs. While the stew contest and the fall festival–as...

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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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5th Annual My Bowl Set For This Saturday
Jul31

5th Annual My Bowl Set For This Saturday

  The 5th annual My Bowl takes place Saturday morning from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Classic Lanes Bowling Alley. The event is a fundraiser to assure that local special needs kids have funds to go to area competition and also the state tournament in Austin. Local businesses and individuals are helping out by sponsoring teams or individual bowlers. They have also donated items for a silent auction. There will also be a donation jar...

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Blue Blazes Camp
Jul24

Blue Blazes Camp

Listen to the interview. The Sulphur Springs High School Blue Blazes are offering their first ever summer dance camp next week in the High School Cafeteria. It will run Monday through Wednesday. Girls entering Kindergarten through 5th grades will be camp each day from 9 a.m. until noon while girls in Middle School will have camp from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. each day. Cost is $45. Girls can be pre-registered or can be registered on site....

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Summer Theatre Workshop Presents Two Plays
Jul18

Summer Theatre Workshop Presents Two Plays

There are still seven more presentations of two plays being presented by child actors participating in the Summer Theatre Workshop at Main Street Theatre. The Frog Prince and the Princess Brats and The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet will be staged Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and next week Thursday through Saturday at 7 p.m. with Sunday matinees both weeks at 2 p.m. Close to 40 children are involved. Directors are Leah Connor and...

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Happy Birthday Fred
Jul18

Happy Birthday Fred

You have wished me and every other member of the First Baptist Church a Happy Birthday for over 30 years. You have never missed. Fred we wait for and cherish the calls.  Family forgets, friends forget but you never have. We love you Fred, Happy...

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