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Fred A. Tarpley Memorial Writer’s Conference Set March 10
Feb16

Fred A. Tarpley Memorial Writer’s Conference Set March 10

Local author Sharon Feldt is 2018 President of the Silver Leos Writers Guild which meets monthly at Texas A and M Commerce.  She is inviting everyone who loves to read or has an interest in writing to make reservations to attend the March 10 Memorial Writers Conference at Texas A and M Commerce Rayburn Student Center. The annual Conference is dedicated to the memory and writing passion of the late Professor Fred A. Tarpley whose...

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North Hopkins FFA Students Will Enter Livestock at Hopkins County Junior Market Livestock Show Feb 22-24
Feb16

North Hopkins FFA Students Will Enter Livestock at Hopkins County Junior Market Livestock Show Feb 22-24

The North Hopkins FFA Chapter boasts 60 busy members who participate in numerous areas of FFA involvement. The chapter officers visited the KSST/Channel 18 studio to discuss the upcoming Hopkins County Junior Market Livestock Show to be held in Sulphur Springs February 22-24 in the Civic Center arena. Chapter President is Senior Rachel Stanley, who will show a Charolais-mix steer. Rachel has been showing livestock for 8 years. Her...

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Pancakes Anyone? Kiwanis Pancake Day is Saturday!
Feb15

Pancakes Anyone? Kiwanis Pancake Day is Saturday!

  Downtown businessman Perry Altenbaumer, a 20-year member of the Sulphur Springs Noon Kiwanis Club, is inviting everyone this Saturday when the club serves the public in a day-long pancake marathon. The fundraiser will be held at the Hopkins County Civic Center from 7am til 2pm on Saturday February 17. Cost for the all-you-can-eat meal is $7 person, and children under age 6 eat free. The pancakes will be served with bacon,...

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The KSST Nice People Award Winners Represent the Best in Hopkins County
Feb15

The KSST Nice People Award Winners Represent the Best in Hopkins County

People often say that Hopkins County is made up of the nicest people! Well, that’s proven every year on KSST during Valentine’s season when nice people nominate other nice people they know for special recognition and a box of chocolates. Walgreen’s was (again!) this year’s candy sponsor of a dozen boxes of Russell Stover candy. Those who nominated winners got the pleasure of presenting the candy. Thanks for...

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Sr’s March Events Designed For Games, Food and Friends
Feb15

Sr’s March Events Designed For Games, Food and Friends

The Seniors Center in Sulphur Springs is a center for fun, good food and great friends. Here are four March events that local senior citizens are invited to! Saturday, March 10th 10:00 AM Meal A Day Volunteer Pancake Breakfast If you are a Volunteer at the Senior Citizens Center you are invited to attend the Breakfast. This is the only way I have to say a HUGE THANK YOU for your service....

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55-PLUS Health Fair Planned on April 3 at The ROC
Feb15

55-PLUS Health Fair Planned on April 3 at The ROC

Everyone age 55 and older is invited to focus on Health and Wellness during the annual Health Fair.  You’ll meet individuals in health professions who are trained and prepared to help you when you need it, as well as to suggest prevention and early detection of health problems. There will also be information on home healthcare, hospice care, pre-need and final expense plans. The three hour come-and-go morning event is completely...

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Grammy-Winner Brad Davis Appears at Reilly Springs Jamboree with “Crossfire” on February 17
Feb14

Grammy-Winner Brad Davis Appears at Reilly Springs Jamboree with “Crossfire” on February 17

Brad Davis may be a 25-year veteran of the Nashville scene with a Grammy and the T-shirt to prove it, but he is as likable and down to earth as the guy next door. He is known in guitar circles for developing the original “Double-Down-Up guitar technique. His recording studio in downtown Commerce, Texas was designed like Billy Bob Thornton’s “The Cave” in Beverly Hills. His most recent songwriting credit is a...

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Silver Leos Writers Guild Plans Fred A. Tarpley Writers Workshop in March
Feb12

Silver Leos Writers Guild Plans Fred A. Tarpley Writers Workshop in March

Members of the Silver Leos Writers Guild, sponsored by Texas A and M University in Commerce, are inviting writers and interested persons to attend the Fred A. Tarpley Writer’s Workshop. It will be held on Saturday March 10 in the Sam Rayburn Student Center from 8 am until 4:15 pm.  Cost to attend is $50 for Silver Leo members or $55 for non-members. The non-refundable registration fee includes conference materials, refreshments,...

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Como-Pickton FFA Skills USA Teams Win Big at District 5, Advance to State!
Feb12

Como-Pickton FFA Skills USA Teams Win Big at District 5, Advance to State!

According to FFA Advisor Chanda Neal, here is a CP Skills USA Results report from February 10, 2018 Several of our CP FFA members participated in the District 5 Skills USA Contest in Waco this weekend. Tyler Osborne and Jesus Gonzalez built a Epoxy Resin Table and won Best of Show and the team will be advancing to State with it. They also placed first in the Construction Material ID Contest and will be competing at State. Chloe Romero...

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Sulphur Springs Area Retired School Personnel Meets February 13 at 10am
Feb09

Sulphur Springs Area Retired School Personnel Meets February 13 at 10am

Menzie Chase and Marilyn Powers appeared on the KSST Good Morning Show to talk about the Sulphur Springs Area Retired School Personnel organization open for retired teachers and other retirees from public school systems.  All retired school personnel from Hopkins and Rains Counties are invited to attend the meetings. The next one is Tuesday February 13, 2018 at 10 am at The Oaks Bed and Breakfast at 516 Oak Avenue in Sulphur Springs....

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