Savannah Owens, Author at Ksst Radio
Watch Out for Spooks on the Road By Johanna Hicks
Oct13

Watch Out for Spooks on the Road By Johanna Hicks

I’ve never been a big fan of Halloween because it has taken on a sinister, dark, and scary nature.  As a child, I enjoyed dressing up in a homemade costume and going from door-to-door with my older brother to procure those tasty treats.  We never had to worry about danger lurking around the corner or mischievous acts.  We just enjoyed seeing our neighbors and other kids enjoying the evening.  Times have changed, but there are still...

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Aphids in trees By Mario Villarino
Oct12

Aphids in trees By Mario Villarino

Aphids suck plant sap from leaves, stems or even roots of plants.  Most are very host-specific, meaning they feed on only one or a few related kinds of plants.  Therefore, there is usually little danger they will move to other, different kinds of plants.  If wilting is apparent, or the sticky honeydew (aphid droppings, may result in plant covered with black sooty mold) become a problem, control with insecticides labeled for aphid...

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Perfect Plans for Panther Alumni: Next Weekend…
Oct06

Perfect Plans for Panther Alumni: Next Weekend…

The North Hopkins Alumni Homecoming is coming up on Saturday, October 13, Registration, visiting, and bingo will begin at 4:30 p.m. A barbecue meal be served at 5:30. The Monday Night Jam Band will provide dinner music. There will be a program honoring the Classes of 1968, 1978, and 1988 for their 50-, 40-, and 30-year reunion. Please help spread the word. All former North Hopkins students, staff, and their guests are encouraged to...

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Talent Abounds in Hopkins County By Johanna Hicks
Oct05

Talent Abounds in Hopkins County By Johanna Hicks

               As I write this week’s column, I’m surrounded by 4-H Project Show entries – photography, art, sewn items, baked goods, metal work, leather work, wood work, needlework, horticulture, and more.  We have some very talented youth, and every October, our 4-H members have the opportunity to exhibit they handiwork as part of the National 4-H Week kick-off.                The public is invited to view the entries at the Texas...

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Tira News: October 5th, 2018
Oct05

Tira News: October 5th, 2018

By Jan Vaughn Joyce Dodd reported that we received some more bags of groceries for the Tira Food Pantry. We always appreciate the contributions. I want to express my appreciation to the council members who have been taking care of keeping the pantry stocked. Chip, Tiffany, Jaidyn, and I met Landon, Laiken, Rylan, Brailon, and Slaiden Joslin and Laiken’s brother, Kasen, at Tejano’s in Cooper on Saturday evening. We were celebrating...

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Junior Livestock Show Validations By Mario Villarino
Oct05

Junior Livestock Show Validations By Mario Villarino

Junior Livestock Show Validations: Steers and Heifers, October 11, 2018, Goats and Lambs Oct 18, 2018. Texas has the largest number of 4-H and FFA livestock projects in the nation. Additionally, Texas has the most exhibitors, scholarships awarded. Young people have the opportunity to participate at the county, district, regional and state level. The tremendous support and dedication of livestock show officials, donors and industry...

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North Hopkins Alumni Homecoming
Sep29

North Hopkins Alumni Homecoming

The North Hopkins Alumni Homecoming is coming up on Saturday, October 13, Registration, visiting, and bingo will begin at 4:30 p.m. A barbecue meal be served at 5:30. The Monday Night Jam Band will provide dinner music. There will be a program honoring the Classes of 1968, 1978, and 1988 for their 50-, 40-, and 30-year reunion.  Please help spread the word. All former North Hopkins students, staff, and their guests are encouraged to...

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Saltillo Community Homecoming
Sep29

Saltillo Community Homecoming

The Saltillo Community Homecoming is scheduled Sunday, Oct. 14, in the Saltillo ISD cafetorium, 150 County Road 3534 in Saltillo. The event will kick off with coffee and socializing beginning at 10:30 a.m. Interested individuals will have an opportunity to meet, visit and renew acquaintances during this time. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. Barbecue, beans, bread, coffee and tea will be furnished. Those attending are asked to bring...

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Tira News: September 28th, 2018
Sep28

Tira News: September 28th, 2018

By Jan Vaughn Georgia Smith and Joyce Dodd were in Paris on Wednesday, September 19th, for some shopping. Georgia treated Joyce to lunch at Magel’s Grill for her birthday. Yvonne Weir and Brenda Allen returned from a wonderful journey to NovaScotia, Canada on Wednesday the 19 th . They traveled by coach to Prince Edwards Island, Cape Breton, New Brunswick, etc. Yvonne reports, “The highlands were beautiful and the oceans were, too. We...

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Garden Checklist for October By Mario Villarino
Sep28

Garden Checklist for October By Mario Villarino

Here the recommended activities for the garden in October according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension: Carefully harvest material for dried arrangements at this time. Choose cockscomb, flowering artemisia, already mature okra pods, flowering oregano stalks and others to enhance fall and winter bouquets.October through November is an excellent time to purchase bulbs while you still have a good selection in the garden center. They may...

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