Savannah Owens, Author at Ksst Radio
Aviation History: C-130 Hercules
Aug13

Aviation History: C-130 Hercules

The following information comes from local Sulphur Springs resident Tony Hughes.  Mr Hughes worked on, performed engine run up, pre-flight/post flight and flew as an aircraft mechanic observer on FCF’s (functional check flight) at the Greenville, Tx. plant, formerly known as TEMCO.  The Greenville plant started as Temco (Texas Engineering & Manufacturing Co.) then changed to Ling-Temco Electronics, Inc. in 1960, then...

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Texas is #13 in Strictest DUI Laws: You May Be Surprised Where Hopkins County Fits In
Aug12

Texas is #13 in Strictest DUI Laws: You May Be Surprised Where Hopkins County Fits In

“With drunk driving resulting in roughly 1 million arrests, 10,000 deaths and $44 billion in economic damage each year, we released an in-depth report on 2017’s Strictest & Most Lenient States on DUI.” WalletHub explained. Texas is #13 on the strictness sale. In Texas there were 987 fatalities due to DUI incidents in 2016. In 2016 Hopkins County had 39 DUI crashes, specifically 8 were in Sulphur Springs. To view the...

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Texas A&M University-Commerce: International Research Faculty Award
Aug11

Texas A&M University-Commerce: International Research Faculty Award

COMMERCE, TX—Dr. Maria Lamarque, associate professor of Literature and Languages, was the faculty selected for the International Research Faculty Award in the College of Humanities Social Sciences and Arts at Texas A&M University-Commerce. She has been a champion and campus leader for the importance of a global education since she started her career at A&M-Commerce in 2005.  As a Distinguished Global Fellow, she supports the...

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High Frequency at PJC Sulphur Springs
Aug11

High Frequency at PJC Sulphur Springs

HIGH FREQUENCY These three welding students at the PJC-Sulphur Springs Welding Shop are practicing (GTAW) high frequency aluminum welding. Behind the welding helmets are advanced welding students (from left) Erik Tussey and J.K. Stokes, and structural welding student Claton McBride — all from Sulphur Springs. For information about the welding program and other classes offered at the PJC-Sulphur Springs Center call 903-885-1232. Share...

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Tradin’ Post, Friday, August 11th, 2017:
Aug11

Tradin’ Post, Friday, August 11th, 2017:

For Sale: Rain barrel with all fittings for sale….Attaches to gutter downspout to catch rainwater….Has attachment for water hose to remove water as needed….Great for houseplants, shrubs, and/or garden…asking $20.00….if interested call (903)-598-2235 Share...

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Beef Tips (From Beef Cattle Short Course in TAMU) By Mario Villarino
Aug11

Beef Tips (From Beef Cattle Short Course in TAMU) By Mario Villarino

This week I got the chance of attend and participate at the TAMU Beef Short Course in College Station. This year, the program attracted more than 2200 attendees and must of the session I participate were very well attended. The major topics that attracted my interest were on the Animal Health track. For those who have not attended this yearly event, the set-up of the lectures is divided in topics of interest, and the sessions are...

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Small Changes Can Have Big Lifetime Results By Johanna Hicks
Aug11

Small Changes Can Have Big Lifetime Results By Johanna Hicks

Small Changes Can Have Big Lifetime Results During my recent Texas Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences state conference in Round Rock, our opening session speaker provided some great information that we, as Extension Family & Consumer Sciences agents, have been teaching.  It’s always good to know that the same messages are being shared across the state.  Roberta Anding, clinical and sports dietitian for Baylor...

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Chamber Connection August 10,2017
Aug10

Chamber Connection August 10,2017

I’m so excited about the upcoming 2nd Annual Chamber of Commerce Photography Contest!  Let me review the basics.  Anyone of any age can enter as we have a children’s category.  The picture must be newer than January 1, 2015, and must have been taken in Hopkins County. The contest will be open from August 1st to August 31st.  There are seven categories you may enter: Natural World, Travel, People, The Hopkins County Experience, Altered...

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A Sneak Peek at the New AMBUS
Aug10

A Sneak Peek at the New AMBUS

Brent Smith , EMS Director, and Jeff Sanderson, EMS team member, took KSST on a private tour of their new AMBUS, and KSST is sharing that with you! “The bus is owned by the state. There are 13 of them allocated to each location by the State.” Sanderson expressed excitement at this big honor. The bus can be used in any disaster-type situation such as “hurricane deployments, and the human trafficking incident that...

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You’re Invited to a Royal Evening Out
Aug09

You’re Invited to a Royal Evening Out

By Savannah Owens The Lil’ 4’s club is hosting their Annual Kings and Queens Ball on Saturday August 12th at 4:00 pm. The Ball is a dinner as well as a talent show and pageant put on by the kids. It will be held at 200 Fuller street (Lil’ 4’s Building), and everyone is welcome to attend. This is a black tie event (no jeans or sneakers) and parents are requested to come.   This is Lil 4’s 8th year of...

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