Enola Gay, Author at Ksst Radio
Sulphur Springs Health and Rehab Pumpkin Decorating Contest Results
Oct20

Sulphur Springs Health and Rehab Pumpkin Decorating Contest Results

The Sulphur Springs Health and Rehab Departments had a Pumpkin Decorating Contest on Friday, October 20th. Here are the winners! 1st Place – Therapy Department (Little Old Lady on her Walker) 2nd Place – Marketing Department (Pink Troll) 3rd Place – Office (Raggedy Ann and her Mummy) The Nurses Stations also did 2 cute Pumpkins. Super Nurse and Masquerade Ball Share...

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“Main Street Uncorked” Wine and Music Fundraiser Benefits Veterans Memorial
Oct20

“Main Street Uncorked” Wine and Music Fundraiser Benefits Veterans Memorial

One of the event co-coordinators for the first-ever “Main Street Uncorked” benefit tasting event is Jeanna Smith Penny. Along with Phil and Vanessa Williams, owners of Phinesse Farms Winery in downtown Sulphur Springs, Jeanna invited numerous wineries from across the NE Texas region and 14 accepted their invitation to the give-back event.That means for your $20 ticket, you may sample ten different Texas wines from the...

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Como-Pickton FFA Teams Place at State Fair, Donate to Help-a-Child Benefit
Oct20

Como-Pickton FFA Teams Place at State Fair, Donate to Help-a-Child Benefit

According to Michael Bowen, Ag Instructor and FFA Sponsor, the Como Pickton FFA teams competed at the State Fair of Texas Agricultural Mechanics Show. The students also donated a shop-built BBQ Smoker to be auctioned at the Help-a-Child Benefit on October 21 in the Civic Center arena. Here is their report. Specialty Equipment Trailer – 2nd in class exhibited by Parker Cummings and Daniel Galvan Portable Milking Parlor –...

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Hopkins County
Oct19

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Hopkins County

Ragan Dennis, a caseworker and counselor employed by Safe-T Family Services located in Sulphur Springs, visited the KSST Studios during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. She wants to let the public know where help is available for persons threatened in an abusive or potentially violent situation, relationship or lifestyle.  Through it’s network of agencies, Safe-T helps provide counseling,  support and housing for  women, women...

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Fall Festival Chili Contest and 42 Contest Are Coming Soon for Seniors!
Oct18

Fall Festival Chili Contest and 42 Contest Are Coming Soon for Seniors!

If you love to eat Chili and play 42, you just might be a Texan! Karon Weatherman knows these are perennial favorites of local Senior Citizens, so she  blended them into this year’s exciting Fall Festival activities. Plan to enjoy all-you-can-eat Chili on Tuesday October 24 at 12 noon at the Sr’s Center.  It’s free!  Sixteen crock-pot cooks will be serving their chili until it’s all gone while judges taste each...

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2017 United Way Drive Continues Toward Goal of $175,000.
Oct17

2017 United Way Drive Continues Toward Goal of $175,000.

2017 Volunteer Campaign Chairman Adam Teer is working along with other United Way volunteers to gather in donations to benefit this year’s slate of nineteen local service organizations and agencies. Currently, about 20% of pledged funds has come in, but according to Teer, that’s not unusual at the half-way point of the campaign. Many business, industry and individual pledges will be gathered over the next two weeks. The...

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Help A Child Benefit Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Huge Event Oct. 21
Oct16

Help A Child Benefit Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Huge Event Oct. 21

Knowing that more help is always needed, Wade Bartley imagined creating an event that would assist abused, handicapped and disadvantaged children who come from the Northeast Texas area. The benefit event he had in mind would enable local individuals and businesses with a heart for helping to have greater reach with donations of money. Today, the Help-a-Child Benefit  is observing it’s tenth year in sending assistance to  three...

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John Chester Dutch Oven Cookoff Results at Indian Summer Day 2017
Oct09

John Chester Dutch Oven Cookoff Results at Indian Summer Day 2017

The 2017 John Chester Dutch Oven Cook-off at Heritage Park on Saturday October 7 was attended by ten cooking teams, all in the adult division. Seven cooks were from Hopkins County and three were from outside the county. The teams fed over 250 persons who came to enjoy the food at Indian Summer Day. Cook0ff Director this year was Chris Wilson, son of contest founder Rick Wilson. OVERALL WINNERS WERE: Donnie and Katie Martin Fred and...

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Jerry Clyde Thompson, 78, of Saltillo
Oct08

Jerry Clyde Thompson, 78, of Saltillo

Graveside service for Jerry Clyde Thompson, age 78, of Saltillo, TX will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Matinburg Cemetery, in Pine, TX. Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 P.M. at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Mr. Thompson passed away on Friday, October 6, 2017 at East Texas Medical Center in Tyler, TX. Jerry Thompson was born on May 14, 1939 in Pittsburg, TX, the son of Evan...

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James Franklin Starrett, 93, of Yantis
Oct08

James Franklin Starrett, 93, of Yantis

Funeral Service for James Franklin Starrett, age 93 of Yantis, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with Mike Heard officiating. A military graveside service under the direction of the Hopkins County Military Coalition will follow at Reilly Springs Cemetery. There will be a visitation from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday, October 9, 2017 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home. Mr. Starrett passed...

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