We Are Changing to Good Time Oldies
Jul31

We Are Changing to Good Time Oldies

The sound and some of the personalities at KSST are changing. After several years of Adult Standards, KSST is now playing Good Times Oldies. The primarily 60′s tunes with a mix of 50′s and 70′s is the music we grew up listening to on the radio. Beach Boys, Beatles, and many others will be featured. This weekend (8/1-8/3) will feature “It takes two…” with Simon & Garfunkel, Heart, The Righteous...

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New Pastor At Wesley United Methodist

New pastor at Wesley United Methodist Church Steve Cook was Enola Gay’s guest on KSST’s Good Morning Show Thursday morning. Cook felt right at home having been in radio before he was called to preach. Among the Wesley news that he had, the church will be having a blended contemporary and traditional service at 9:30 a.m. followed by Sunday School at 10:45 a.m. starting this Sunday. Pastor Cook also said Vacation Bible would be taking...

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Jim Bayuk Says Goodbye SS, Hello SSISD
Jul31

Jim Bayuk Says Goodbye SS, Hello SSISD

At his Farewell Party Thursday, outgoing Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jim Bayuk said he was speechless. He called it a good day. It capped his 19-year career with the police department, 13 years as chief. He said the department wouldn’t miss a beat with his departure. Bayuk said recent promotions were deserved and he said the department contained a good group of dedicated men and women. He added he was looking forward to his new job...

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City Water Level  Looking Better
Jul29

City Water Level Looking Better

After every rain, Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell checks the water level at Cooper Lake. As of Tuesday morning, Cooper Lake’s level was marginally better than it was at this time last year by two feet. Still the city is in great shape for water. At Cooper Lake, the city only uses about a third of its’ water account in any year. Maxwell is still hoping to sell some Cooper Lake water to Metroplex interests if inter basin...

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Norman’s Getting Better
Jul28

Norman’s Getting Better

Hopkins County Constable in Precinct 1 Norman Colyer recently completed a professional continuing education course in Huntsville. The course dealt with processing court documents, detecting deception during interviews, maintaining ethical standards and surviving critical incidents on the job. Constables across Texas are required to participate in the five-day training every four years. About 70 constables were in attendance. By Don...

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Ark-Tex Council of Governments will be Meeting Thursday
Jul27

Ark-Tex Council of Governments will be Meeting Thursday

The Executive Committee of the Ark-Tex Council of Governments will be meeting Thursday at 10 a.m. in the Luminant Community Room in Mt. Pleasant. COG Executive Director Chris Brown is scheduled to present an update on the transportation programs. Recently the COG took over operation of the TRAX Transportation System due to unspecified problems with the previous running of the system. In Hopkins County, TRAX buses continue to operate...

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Hopkins County Commissioners Court Regular Meeting
Jul27

Hopkins County Commissioners Court Regular Meeting

The Hopkins County Commissioners Court will take up several items in a regular meeting Monday at 9 a.m. at the Courthouse. The court will consider approving an agreement to widen County Road 2300 in Precinct 2. The court will also consider renewing medical insurance for the county and hiring outside auditors. The court will also have a work session after the regular meeting to discuss the Civic Center, Environmental operations, the...

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Chief Appraiser Cathy Singleton
Jul26

Chief Appraiser Cathy Singleton

Chief Appraiser Cathy Singleton with the Hopkins County Appraisal District Office had good news for almost all taxing entities in the county when she sent them certified net taxable values Monday. Net Taxable Value was up 2.4% countywide. Preliminary figures sent out in early May showed no increase. Como-Pickton CISD value went up 5%, Sulphur Springs ISD 4.4%, Sulphur Bluff ISD 4%, Miller Grove ISD 3%, North Hopkins ISD 2.5%, Hopkins...

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Willie’s Redneck Rodeo
Jul26

Willie’s Redneck Rodeo

The Robertson family from Duck Dynasty invites you to attend Willie’s Redneck Rodeo Thursday, August 7th 6:00 – 8:00 PM Friday, August 8th 6:00 – 8:00 PM Saturday, 9th 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM For all kids who have completed Pre K – 6th Grade For more information or a ride call Church of the Nazarene (903) 885-4725...

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VBS at Central Baptist

Listen to the interview. Central Baptist Church in Sulphur Springs is having Vacation Bible School next week Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until noon each day. The public is invited to send their children entering the first through the fifth grades. The children will rotate between areas offering snacks, bounce houses and games, bible teaching featuring Jamie Newell and one for making items for church ministry outreach groups....

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