Chad Young, Author at Ksst Radio
Amex becomes “Official” Hilton Credit Card Supplier
Jun14

Amex becomes “Official” Hilton Credit Card Supplier

As many seasoned travelers know, obtaining extra “points” through a credit card sign-up is a great way to get a jump start on free travel or enjoy perks from a hotel chain.  One recent development is with the Hilton brand of hotels and their agreement with American Express.  Previously, Hilton had partnered with both Amex and Citibank, but have recently decided to end their relationship with Citibank at the end of 2017.  ...

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Local Hotel Owners File for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
May11

Local Hotel Owners File for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Court documents received by KSST News show the local company of Hahn Hotels of Sulphur Springs, LLC has filed for bankruptcy protection (Chapter 11) in the Eastern District of Texas Court located in Sherman.  Hahn Hotels of Sulphur Springs is named as the owner and operator of the local La Quinta hotel located at 1344 Eaton Dr in Sulphur Springs, Texas.   Five other Longview companies listing the same local (Sulphur Springs) mailing...

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Tradin’ Post, Monday, May 9th, 2017:
May08

Tradin’ Post, Monday, May 9th, 2017:

For Sale: New laminate, still in box.  enough for 9’x12′   Asking $200 Call: 903 885 3420 Share...

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City Works to Replace Collapsed Storm Drain
May06

City Works to Replace Collapsed Storm Drain

The corner of Putman and Jackson Streets has been a buzz of activity the past few days as the City of Sulphur Springs crews rush to replace an underground storm drain that collapsed a few weeks ago during heavy rains.    The enormous pipe which lies under a vacant lot owned by Mitchell Chapel Church of God in Christ is a “feeder” drain that runs into the nearby town branch.   The pipe collapsed during heavier than normal...

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Downtown Plaza Gets Ready for Busy Weekend
May05

Downtown Plaza Gets Ready for Busy Weekend

City crews and event volunteers were getting ready for the busy weekend on Celebration Plaza.   The weekend kicks off on Friday night at 5pm with a Cinco de Mayo celebration hosted by the Celebration Association.  A quick turnaround tomorrow morning will have volunteers and city workers busy with setting up the vendors for the Reds, Whites, and Brews festival which will start at 2pm and run until 7pm.  Wine and beer vendors will offer...

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Reds, Whites, and Brews Downtown-May 6th-Benefits Local Animal Shelters
May02

Reds, Whites, and Brews Downtown-May 6th-Benefits Local Animal Shelters

In the continued search of the City of Sulphur Springs for an organization to manage and produce the “Reds, Whites, and Brews” event on Main Street and Celebration Plaza each May, the City has turned to a new organization, the Buried Bones Foundation. City Manager Marc Maxwell said the city does not wish to run an event but to provide a venue and have another staff, plan, and promote the event. He believes Buried Bones is...

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Local EMS Willing to Accept Ambulance Bus from State
Apr26

Local EMS Willing to Accept Ambulance Bus from State

Hopkins County EMS, which is still owned by the Hopkins County Memorial Hospital District, presented a proposal to it’s governing board earlier this week to accept another ambulance.  The proposal paves the way for the local EMS to house, maintain, and operate one of the State of Texas’ “Ambus” vehicles.   This vehicle is a special EMS unit that can transport or care for up to 20 patients at once, at least ten...

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Hospital District Plans to Protect Archives
Apr26

Hospital District Plans to Protect Archives

During a meeting earlier in the week of the Hopkins County Memorial Hospital District, a plan was set in motion to protect and preserve the archives held at the hospital for many years.   Karen Strickland, past long-term employee, addressed the board with her concerns of the fate of all of the treasure trove of information that she had help collect over the years. Scrapbooks of newspaper articles, as well as other documents pertaining...

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Sulphur Springs Woman Confirmed as Murder Victim
Apr25

Sulphur Springs Woman Confirmed as Murder Victim

Lana Canada, recently known as Lana McAree, has been confirmed as the victim in the Dallas high rise office building shooting, according to the medical examiner’s report. Lana, mother of 7, recently married Dennis Canada in March of this year. Her daughter, Bailey Haggerty, is a pitcher for the Sulphur Springs High School Lady Cats. On Monday, 60-year-old Matthew Kempf, of Allen, fatally shot Canada, his work supervisor, then...

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Douglas School Rangers’ Tickets Winners
Apr20

Douglas School Rangers’ Tickets Winners

Some very excited students received 4 tickets each to a Texas Rangers game this weekend.  The giveaway, sponsored by KSST, was in response to an attendance incentive initiative held at Douglas Intermediate School.  Holly Folmar, principal for the 5th grade campus, chose the winners from 4 of the classes on the campus.  Each winning student received 4 tickets to go to the game and bring along friends and family.  Each of the remaining...

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