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3 Students Advance to State: Miller Grove 1A Region 3 UIL Academic Results
Apr23

3 Students Advance to State: Miller Grove 1A Region 3 UIL Academic Results

Miller Grove ISD administration launched a plan three years ago to win the district championship in academic UIL and start qualifying students for the state meet on a regular basis. This is a process, and we took a huge step this year. We were able to win the district championship this year and have qualified three students for the state meet. The One Act Play advanced to regionals for the first time and the school placed 7th in the...

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North East Texas Children’s Museum Takes Step Towards the Future
Apr20

North East Texas Children’s Museum Takes Step Towards the Future

    A KSST Morning Show visit with Northeast Texas Children’s Museum Sharline Freeman and Museum Board of Directors President Donna Tavener shed some light on an important upcoming event for the educational needs of children in the ever-expanding area of outreach by the Museum. Plan to attend the Silent Auction and bid on fossil-hunting trips, horseback riding lessons, a flyover, a Taste of Sulphur Springs Restaurants...

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Major Fundraiser for Rotary Club…’Claws for a Cause’ April 28, Downtown!
Apr19

Major Fundraiser for Rotary Club…’Claws for a Cause’ April 28, Downtown!

Whether you call them mudbugs or crawdads, if you love a crawfish boil, you shouldn’t miss our very own annual food-and-fun event, the “Claws for a Cause” Rotary Crawfish Boil”! It’s Saturday April 28, 2018 starting at 5 pm on Celebration Plaza in attractive downtown Sulphur Springs. Advance tickets are on sale now at $25 each at local banks or through Facebook clawsforacause/ssrotarycrawfishboil. Tickets...

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CASA Serves Children of Hopkins, Franklin and Rains Counties As Court Appointed Special Advocates With 28 Year HIstory
Apr18

CASA Serves Children of Hopkins, Franklin and Rains Counties As Court Appointed Special Advocates With 28 Year HIstory

Staff and volunteers at the Lake Country CASA office in downtown Sulphur Springs have a solemn mission: To be a voice for abused and neglected children through the power of volunteer advocacy and change in the child protection system. CASA, or Court Appointed Special Advocate, got it’s start in the United States in 1989, when a grandmother who had lost her young grandson in death at the hands of his mother’s boyfriend,...

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Get to Know Pitty Pat Guidry, Local Entertainer
Apr17

Get to Know Pitty Pat Guidry, Local Entertainer

 Howard Patrick Guidry, better known to locals as soul entertainer Pitty Pat, has established Sulphur Springs as his second home and Texas as his state of choice. From his New Orleans birthplace to Las Vegas when he first broke into the world of casino entertainment there, Pitty Pat has made friends and entertained people everywhere from street corners to intimate lounges to spacious stages. He has a million stories to tell about...

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Saltillo ISD 7th Annual Scholarship Dinner and Auction
Apr16

Saltillo ISD 7th Annual Scholarship Dinner and Auction

With about $8,000 dollars raised for the Kerry Garmon Memorial Scholarship Fund, Saltillo ISD will now be able to assist up to eight graduating students next year as the students go forward with college studies. The main method of fundraising for this successful Scholarship Fund is the Dinner and Auction staged each Spring prior to graduation. The 2018 event was held on Saturday April 14 in the Kerry Garmon Gymnasium, with robust...

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The Pulpwood Queen Visits Sulphur Springs, Adopts Local BookClub Chapter
Apr13

The Pulpwood Queen Visits Sulphur Springs, Adopts Local BookClub Chapter

I have finally met the tiara-wearing, book-sharing Pulpwood Queen, and now I see why she is so well-known and so well-loved!  She and sidekick assistant Tiajuana came to my book club on April 10, 2018. Kathy L. Patrick Murphy, the Texas-born Pulpwood Queen and creator of the world-wide “Beauty and the Book” Club, visited the Literary Ladies Book Club in Sulphur Springs during it’s April meeting at the home of John...

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“Let Us Entertain You” Music Fundraising Event at FUMC Quitman April 14
Apr12

“Let Us Entertain You” Music Fundraising Event at FUMC Quitman April 14

Where can you go in NE Texas to enjoy your favorite songs from “Phantom of the Opera”, “My Fair Lady”, “Evita” or “Fiddler on the Roof”? Interestingly, in Quitman, Texas this Saturday evening, April 14! The 6:30 pm dessert affair themed “Let Us Entertain You” will feature members of the Quitman First United Methodist Church and area-known guest singers and musicians...

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Hopkins, Wood and Franklin County Relay for Life Survivor Dinner April 21
Apr11

Hopkins, Wood and Franklin County Relay for Life Survivor Dinner April 21

  Survivors of cancer and Caregivers of cancer patients who live in Hopkins, Wood and Franklin Counties are invited to the free Tri-County Dinner on Saturday April 21 at 6 pm in the Fellowship Hall of League Street Church of Christ. It will be an evening to honor cancer survivors and caregivers, a night of fun and fellowship with games and door prizes, and with entertainment provided by Miss Sydnee Hawkins. The meal will be...

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Time to Clean-Up! City and County Designate Clean-Up Days for Residents
Apr11

Time to Clean-Up! City and County Designate Clean-Up Days for Residents

Hopkins County Precinct 1 Commissioner Mickey Barker and Hopkins County Fire Chief Andy Endsley want the public to know about Spring Clean Up opportunities extended to all citizens. This year, the County is planning to join in a 2-day portion of the City’s 2018 Clean-Up Week. For residents of Sulphur Springs, the entire week of April 16-21, 2018 is City-Wide Clean-Up Week. Additionally, two days (April 20 and 21) have been...

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