Enola Gay, Author at Ksst Radio
“Battle of the Badges” Blood Drive This Saturday in SS
Jun15

“Battle of the Badges” Blood Drive This Saturday in SS

First responders know how important it is to have a safe and abundant community blood supply. Carter Bloodcare is bringing a mobile unit to Sulphur Springs, Texas to be placed on the Jay Hodge Chevrolet lot on Saturday June 16, 2018 from 8am til 3pm. Members of law enforcement, fire and emergency teams will enter into friendly competition for the most donations of “the gift of life”, and invite the public to get involved. ...

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Queen Jaci Plans College, Career Onstage in Musical Theater, Business
Jun15

Queen Jaci Plans College, Career Onstage in Musical Theater, Business

She’s loved singing, dancing and acting all her life. Her first big break to fame was a local one, as the 58th Hopkins County Dairy Festival Queen, crowned in 2017. Jaci has absolutely loved the role, and hopes that the new Dairy Festival Queen will have as much enrichment and enjoyment wearing the crown as she has. Now, Jaci plans to take her singing, dancing and acting skills to school at the University of Central Oklahoma,...

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Video Presentation: Man “Known Only to God” Receives Recognition and Identity in Planned Ceremony at Sulphur Springs City Cemetery
Jun14

Video Presentation: Man “Known Only to God” Receives Recognition and Identity in Planned Ceremony at Sulphur Springs City Cemetery

Rhonda Bechhold, a member of the Hopkins County Genealogical Society, has conducted an almost two-year research project finally leading to fulfillment, and it’s proven to be a satisfying journey. When Rhomda moved to Sulphur Springs a few years ago and was researching cemetery records, she noticed a grave marked “Known Only to God”. That sadly stuck in her memory and later, when perusing newspaper clippings donated...

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Meet Dairy Festival Contestants #7 and #8, Lucia and Caitlyn
Jun14

Meet Dairy Festival Contestants #7 and #8, Lucia and Caitlyn

It’s a full week of rehearsals for the eight Dairy Festival contestants on the stage of the SSISD Auditorium inside the Civic Center. That’s where the Coronation Pageant will be held on Saturday June 16th at 7 pm. Tickets will be $10 at the door, and the exciting evening will be filled with beauty, creativity and talent. Let’s meet the final two contestants from a KSST Morning Show interview held on Thursday June 14,...

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Lil’ 4’s Kids Club Director Letitia Conliff of Sulphur Springs Featured on “The View”, Receives Major Funding
Jun13

Lil’ 4’s Kids Club Director Letitia Conliff of Sulphur Springs Featured on “The View”, Receives Major Funding

Seven years ago, this gracious woman decided to open her arms and her heart to the “inner city” kids in Sulphur Springs who had no “safe haven” or positive place to go after school. Letitia Conliff did not have a lot of money and really no place to open an after-school program, but she has done it anyway. At a small building she rents near downtown Sulphur Springs, she prepares and serves a light afternoon meal...

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Meet Dairy Festival Contestants # 4, #5 and #6,  Cameron, Harley and Abbie
Jun13

Meet Dairy Festival Contestants # 4, #5 and #6, Cameron, Harley and Abbie

We’re counting down the days until the Hopkins County Dairy Festival Pageant takes place on Saturday June 16, 2018 at 7 pm onstage in the SSISD Auditorium inside the Civic Center. Let’s meet three more “dairy debutante” contestants! Contestant #4 Cameron Horton has proven her cow milking skills by winning the hands-on contest last weekend. Her ride in a hot air balloon was so exhilarating that she plans to crew...

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Meet Dairy Festival Contestants #1, #2 and #3,  Kaitlyn, Cassidy and Alexis
Jun12

Meet Dairy Festival Contestants #1, #2 and #3, Kaitlyn, Cassidy and Alexis

This week on KSST Radio and Channel 18 TV, we will interview current Queen Jaci Reed and all eight contestants for the 2018 title of Hopkins County Dairy Festival Queen, in the order that they will appear on Pageant night. All the contestants entered as 17-year-old Juniors in local high schools, and all will be Seniors when school starts this Fall. Each is very excited about the Pageant on Saturday June 16 at 7 pm in the SSISD...

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Mary Ivey Crowned Senior Queen : Ms. Hopkins County Senior Pageant Celebrates Beauty, Talent
Jun11

Mary Ivey Crowned Senior Queen : Ms. Hopkins County Senior Pageant Celebrates Beauty, Talent

Meet the new Ms. Hopkins County Senior Classic, Mary Ivey,  crowned during the 9th annual Pageant on Saturday June 9, 2018 at the Hopkins County Civic Center. Mary is 70 years old, is a wife, mother of 2 and grandmother of 2. Her hobbies include zip lining and white water rafting with her husband Loyd, fishing, gardening and taking care of her dogs. Her talent presentation was a Daisy Mae skit. Mary is a member of Lake Highlands...

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Late Evening Thunderstorm Causes Some Tree Damage in Hopkins County
Jun08

Late Evening Thunderstorm Causes Some Tree Damage in Hopkins County

A huge oak tree, estimated to be over 100 years old, was uprooted by brief high winds and heavy rain on the evening of June 7, 2018 at a home off CR 1163 in the south part of Hopkins County. The storm first affected the western side of Hopkins County with dark clouds, lightning and brief downpours, then tracked along the southeastern part of the county. After it passed through the Brashear to Miller Grove areas, it caused this great...

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Experience Texas’ Best Taste at 17th Annual Texas State Championship Ice Cream Freeze-Off On Saturday June 9
Jun08

Experience Texas’ Best Taste at 17th Annual Texas State Championship Ice Cream Freeze-Off On Saturday June 9

Lezley Brown is VERY EXCITED about the response and numbers of entries in this year’s Chamber of Commerce Ice Cream Freeze-off. During the KSST Morning Show interview on Friday June 8, just one day before the contest, she revealed that her office is expecting several more entries to come in, putting the total way over 50 competitors. And although the contest is called a competition and the contenders are called...

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