Enola Gay, Author at Ksst Radio
Central Baptist Church Invites Kids, Families for Autumn Events in October
Oct15

Central Baptist Church Invites Kids, Families for Autumn Events in October

According to Melinda Henderson of the Children’s Ministry at Central Baptist Church, two exciting October events are in place for local kids and families! On Saturday October 20, “Pick of the Patch” will begin at noon immediately after the end of the Hopkins County Fall Festival Parade. At Pick of the Patch, free hot dogs will be cooked by members of the Sheriff’s Department, and youngsters can enjoy bounce...

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Healthcare Foundation Joins “Bras for the Cause” to Raise Funds  for New 3-D Mammography Equipment
Oct15

Healthcare Foundation Joins “Bras for the Cause” to Raise Funds for New 3-D Mammography Equipment

Meredith Caddell, CEO Hopkins County Healthcare Foundation According to Meredith Caddell, CEO of the Hopkins County Healthcare Foundation, the local community has embraced the “Bras for a Cause” nation-wide event during October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. A fundraising bra decorating contest is currently going on, with numerous displays set up in local businesses around the county. In addition to the Business Category,...

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New CHRISTUS “Generations”  and Individual Health Plans Are Available For Persons Under 65 and Over 65
Oct12

New CHRISTUS “Generations” and Individual Health Plans Are Available For Persons Under 65 and Over 65

New for 2019, an Advantage Healthcare plan through CHRISTUS Mother Frances Health Care Network! Matt Miles, Director of CHRISTUS Health Plan Sales joined us during the KSST Good Morning Show with Enola Gay to explain the new “Generations” product. This Advantage Plan for persons age 65 and older will increase it’s coverage area to thirteen Northeast Texas counties as of January 1, 2019, based on the CHRISTUS network...

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Candlelight Vigil Planned for Victims of Domestic Violence
Oct11

Candlelight Vigil Planned for Victims of Domestic Violence

The Safe-T Crisis Center of Sulphur Springs’ Outreach plans a Candlelight Vigil on Tuesday October 16, 2018 at 6:30pm on Celebration Plaza. The purpose of the Vigil is to honor the silent voices and those who have lost their lives to domestic violence. Speakers will include Hopkins County Attorney Dusty Hyde Rabe, and domestic violence survivor Gala Lawrence. In case of rain, an alternate location will be The Roc at 115 Putman...

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Blue Santa Toy Drive Begins Oct. 22 in Hopkins County
Oct11

Blue Santa Toy Drive Begins Oct. 22 in Hopkins County

According to Amy Griggs, Community Liaison for the Blue Santa Toy Drive, it’s almost time for the Blue Santa campaign to start. You can begin looking for the Blue Santa barrels to appear around Sulphur Springs retail areas in late October. That’s when the annual Toy Drive begins in earnest, and your help is needed.  During the past several years, Blue Santa has stepped up to assist with increasing needs in the Hopkins...

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Good Grief! Senior Citizens “Peanuts”  Halloween Party Coming Up October 31st
Oct10

Good Grief! Senior Citizens “Peanuts” Halloween Party Coming Up October 31st

Karon Weatherman, Senior Citizens Center Director, is taking reservations for the Halloween Party that will be held on Wednesday, October 31st at 11:00 AM. She says please sign up! If you do not sign up you won’t have a place to sit or anything to eat due to limits on seating and space. Only take the first 80 people to sign up can attend, so don’t miss the fun!  We will be serving Cheeseburgers with all the Trimmings,...

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View Fall Festival’s Hay Bale Sculpture Contest Entries!
Oct10

View Fall Festival’s Hay Bale Sculpture Contest Entries!

The first-ever Hay Bale Sculpture Contest is already a success, based on the number of entries! There are over two dozen sculptures entered in the new Fall Festival event.  Awards will be $300 for Best of Show, $300 First Place, $150 Second Place, and $100 Third Place.  Winners will be announced on Saturday Oct 27th at 2:00 p.m. at the pavilion in front of the Civic Center. We won’t know the top entries until judging is complete...

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Poverty Simulation Set for October 17 Beneficial for Civic, Church Leaders, Educators, Volunteers
Oct10

Poverty Simulation Set for October 17 Beneficial for Civic, Church Leaders, Educators, Volunteers

According to Shanna Martin of CANHelp, anyone who would like to sign up to participate in the national awareness campaign CAPS, or Community Action Poverty Simulation, set locally for Wednesday October 17 is welcome to do so. So far about 40 persons have signed up, but there is capacity for up to 80 participants. Those who took the initial offering of this simulation have commented that the experience  was eye-opening and helpful to...

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National 4-H Week Oct 7-13
Oct10

National 4-H Week Oct 7-13

Students with 4H Week Proclamation by Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom October 7 thru 13 is being celebrated all across the United States as National 4-H Week. The Hopkins County Extension staff members – Johanna Hicks, Mario Villarino, and Barbara Sanders – invite everyone to view the 4-H Project Show entries this week, Monday thru Friday, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., at the Texas A&M AgriLife...

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I-30 West Shutdown During Wednesday Morning Due to Accidents in Hunt County
Oct10

I-30 West Shutdown During Wednesday Morning Due to Accidents in Hunt County

Interstate 30 Westbound will be shut down on Wednesday October 10, 2018, starting at Mile Marker 101 due to a multiple vehicle accident on Interstate 30 West in Hunt County. The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Department and Sulphur Springs Police Department were assisting along with Campbell Fire and Cash Fire Departments. Numerous vehicles were involved in the accident, and ambulances from Hopkins County were dispatched to assist...

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