Shame On Me

Several years ago I became re-acquainted with an old classmate and teammate John Skager. John and I had a very common and personal bond. We both had been diagnosed with malignant cancers. We went down that path together via his Caring Bridge website. We corresponded that way. John inspired me and I can only hope that I helped him. In April this year I picked up a card to send with a message as he had worsened. The card laid on my desk...

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Mom I Still Miss You

Mom, Thanks, the lessons you taught me, much to my chagrin finally have taken hold these last few years. Wouldn’t you just know it, but during the hardest time in my life I had your strength, memories and teachings to hold onto. I’m much better now, certainly not well but getting there. I remember you telling me that if any of this did you any good to pass it on. I have been able to do that during many testimonials and...

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The Anticipated Annual Rotary Spelling Bee Coming Soon
May05

The Anticipated Annual Rotary Spelling Bee Coming Soon

The anticipated annual Rotary Spelling Bee will happen on Thursday May 7th, 2015.   Make sure you still have your tickets. Keep checking with KSST am 1230 and KSSTRadio.com for more information. Share...

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Our Own Enola Gay’s 20th Anniversary
Apr16

Our Own Enola Gay’s 20th Anniversary

Local celebrity Enola Gay, a frequent contributor to KSSTRadio.com, is celebrating a 20 year tradition with the Reily Springs Jamboree.  The April 18th, 2015 show will feature performers that have been along side Enola over the years…..     Share...

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VFW Voice of Democracy Awards
Apr03

VFW Voice of Democracy Awards

Since 1947, The Veterans of Foreign Wars organization has sponsored the “Voice of Democracy” student essay contest. The entries are judged on writing quality and oral delivery, with scholarship opportunities for winners. In recent years, a “Patriot’s Pen” writing contest has been added for middle school students. According to Sulphur Springs VFW 8560 Post Commander David Nichols, there were 6 high school...

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“Good Friday for a Good Cause”
Apr03

“Good Friday for a Good Cause”

Monica Wartenbee, a Sr. at Saltillo High School reminds everyone to donate to Relay for Life.  Monica participated in a “Good Friday for a Good Cause” student fundraiser in Sulphur Springs.  Saltillo ISD has 30 Saltillo team members, organized by FCCLA teacher and sponsor Johnna West. Watch for their “movie theme” campsite on Celebration Plaza. May 15/16 at the 2015 Relay for Life main event, “Lights,...

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Brashear News by Debbie Young
Apr03

Brashear News by Debbie Young

Small town life is the life for me.  Last week, Tom and I were out of town and unreachable by telephone.  So when we looked at our FB we find a message, Pat George wanted to let us know that our water meter was going crazy.  Running……a lot.  So Red turned our water off before our bill became too bad.  Our son, Matt, came and checked out the house and no water flowing.  So it was determined that the commode was running, so thankful...

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Tira News by Jan Vaughn

Kim Beck shared that her son, Jackson Dailey, won the vote for a second term as the Student Government President for the 2015-2016 school year at Texas A&M-Commerce. Great work Jackson! Dakota Weir and his friend, Ashley, visited Robert and Yvonne Weir on Saturday, Yvonne commented that they watched Unbroken – “an amazing movie.” She adds, “Wesley started Bright Star Baseball Monday night. Lots of fun!” I accompanied...

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The Beginning of the End for Houston School
Apr02

The Beginning of the End for Houston School

The building known as Houston Elementary School on College St here in Sulphur Springs, TX has certainly seen better days.  It opened as an elementary school with the 1938-1939 school year and served Sulphur Springs Independent School district until the Spring of 1999. Beginning with the 1999-2000 school year, the SSISD alternative classes were conducted there. Hopkins County leased a part of the building for the county clerk’s...

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CITY COUNCIL  APRIL 7, 2015   7:00 P.M.
Apr02
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