Educators Eye Texas Senate District 2 Race
Jan09

Educators Eye Texas Senate District 2 Race

In a local meet and greet held Tuesday morning at The Oaks Bed & Breakfast in Sulphur Springs, two candidates vying for Texas Senate Seat (District 2) shared their opinions to a group of local educators and retired educators.  Kendall Scudder (Democrat) and Cindy Burkett (Republican) each spoke and took questions from the group.  Scudder, who is from Sulphur Springs, is campaigning for his first bid for the local seat.  He runs...

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Chester To Fight Again Tomorrow
Jan05

Chester To Fight Again Tomorrow

Local MMA standout, Ryan Chester fights again this Saturday at Gas Monkey Live in Dallas.   The “Xtreme Knockout” Texas MMA is being held at the Gas Monkey Live Venue this Saturday, January 6th.  The venue is located near the corner of I-35 and W Northwest Highway in Dallas.  Chester has been participating in MMA for the a little over a year and currently has a record of 2 wins and only 1 loss.   Chester, who has been...

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Texas Senate Meet & Greet
Jan02

Texas Senate Meet & Greet

A Meet & Greet for two candidates for Texas Senate (District 2) will be held at The Oaks Bed & Breakfast on Tuesday, January 9th.  The event is hosted by Sulphur Springs area retired school personnel and the group encourages anyone to attend.  Both candidates will be given the opportunity to speak and answer questions with Kendall Scudder starting at 10am and Cindy Burkett beginning at 11am.  The group also encourages all past...

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Simply Sulphur Springs, The App for Local Information Is Available For Download
Dec21

Simply Sulphur Springs, The App for Local Information Is Available For Download

Our local resident app and tourist app, Simply Sulphur Springs, is ready to download for both iPhone (iOS) and Android devices. KSST has partnered with our local city, county, school, and businesses to offer access to local services such as paying your city water bill, report pot holes, county road and bridge issues, or report a found dog. The app will also include a listing of all upcoming events in and around Hopkins County. Simply...

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Corvette Club Continues Christmas Cheer
Dec11

Corvette Club Continues Christmas Cheer

Some members of the local Corvette Club sped by the Senior Citizen’s Center to drop of a check of $1,000 in support of the wonderful efforts made by Karon Weatherman and the staff of the center.   The local Senior Citizen’s Center not only provides a wealth of activities for seniors in our area but also prepares over 160 meals each weekday for the Meal-A-Day program.  Pictured below is Director Karon Weatherman accepting...

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Local Retailers Enjoy Brisk Business In Preparation for “Small Business Saturday”
Nov24

Local Retailers Enjoy Brisk Business In Preparation for “Small Business Saturday”

Many local retailers reported brisk business on Black Friday around Sulphur Springs, as they prepare for small business Saturday on November 25th.   Gourmet Kitchen & Co, at 213 Main Street, was bustling with folks Friday afternoon, as there was increased foot traffic around the downtown area.   Lou Nell’s Fashions, at 122 Lee Street, was also reporting increased activity on Friday.   Both stores were hoping for an increase...

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Cub Scout Fun Day This Saturday
Oct11

Cub Scout Fun Day This Saturday

The Tonkawa District of Circle Ten Council, BSA, will host a Cub Scout Fun Day from 2:00-4:00 pm on Saturday October, 14th, at Heritage Park in Sulphur Springs.  There is no admission fee, and all Cub Scouts and their families are invited to attend the Cub Fun Day.  This is the first Cub Scout activity for those boys who have just joined the Scouting program, but all Cub Scouts are encouraged to participate in the Cub Fun Day. ...

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Setup for Ribeye Roundup Begins
Oct06

Setup for Ribeye Roundup Begins

Celebration Plaza was hopping early Friday morning as cooking teams were setting up for the Cattleman’s Classic Ribeye Roundup and the free concert with Stoney Larue.   The tables and chairs were being set up for the 1200 ticketholders lucky enough to snag a ticket for the steak dinner at 6pm tonight.  Everyone anticipates a heavy crowd for the 8pm concert as well.   Activities are planned throughout the day as the Producer...

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Free Southwest Flights
Oct02

Free Southwest Flights

Although, we don’t end up flying Southwest Airlines much, the opportunity to get free flights always appeals to me.  And now that Southwest has added several new planes to their fleet, namely the Boeing 737 MAX, we will be giving them more consideration.  Chase Bank is offering a sign-up bonus for one of their Southwest Airlines credit cards to get 40,000 Rapid Rewards Points just for signing up for the card and spending $1,000...

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Local AMBUS Heads to South Texas as Harvey Nears Coast
Aug24

Local AMBUS Heads to South Texas as Harvey Nears Coast

The local AMBUS is being deployed to the Texas Coast to assist, if needed, in preparation of Tropical Storm Harvey, which is expected to soon intensify to become Hurricane Harvey. Six (6) paramedics will be making the trip and all will stay for the duration of the deployment.  Three (3) drivers have been trained at the DPS academy to be fully licensed to drive the AMBUS Jeff Sanderson, Shift Captain for Hopkins County EMS, Said this...

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