Eight Indicted for Injury to a Child With Intent Bodily Injury; March Grand Jury Indictments
Mar29

Eight Indicted for Injury to a Child With Intent Bodily Injury; March Grand Jury Indictments

Injury Child/Elderly/Disable With Intent Bodily Injury led the list of indictments handed down by a Hopkins County Grand Jury Tuesday afternoon, March 29, 2017. A total of 39 indictments for various charges were handed down. Eight of the 39 were for Injury to a Child. Not all individuals indicted have been arrested. Those names are not published here. Indicted for Injury to a Child with Intent Bodily Injury were: Laci Marie Reichel,...

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Rangers Opening Day Ticket Giveaway
Mar29

Rangers Opening Day Ticket Giveaway

Want a pair of tickets to the Texas Rangers Opening Day Game on April 3rd, 2017? Like this post, and like KSST on Facebook to enter. Listen to Afternoon Drive 4 – 6 PM Wednesday March 29th, 2017 to hear the winners. KSST is proud to bring you Ranger Baseball all season long. Passes can be picked up at the KSST Studios during business hours. Share...

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Sosa-Pintor Sentenced to Three Concurrent Terms of 240 Months in Federal Prision
Mar28

Sosa-Pintor Sentenced to Three Concurrent Terms of 240 Months in Federal Prision

Fernando Sosa-Pintor, 52, of Sulphur Springs was sentenced to three terms of 240 months each to run concurrently in Federal Prison Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Sosa-Pintor was found guilty of one count of possession of child pornography and two counts of distribution of child pornography on September 9, 2016. He had remained in the custody of U S Marshall’s until he was sentenced. Under federal statutes, Sosa-Pintor faced up to 20 years...

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Muniz Receives Scholarship from Mount Vernon Music
Mar28

Muniz Receives Scholarship from Mount Vernon Music

Mount Vernon Music presented 13-year old Jace Muniz a $50 scholarship. The scholarship is to be used for music and/or to purchase a violin. Muniz recorded a piece for competition. He is a students of Private Teacher Suzanna Herrera at Heart Strings Violin Studio. Mount Vernon Music offers scholarships annually to students in rural East Texas to enable those students to pursue their dream. Muniz has been playing violin for three years....

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Warrant Round-up Clears Over 200 Cases
Mar27

Warrant Round-up Clears Over 200 Cases

Over 200 cases were cleared during a Hopkins County Justice of the Peace Warrant Round-up that took place between January 25 and March 5, 2017. Warrants were served by law enforcement, but in many cases people were prompted to contact the court. Extended office hours on two days also allowed people to contact the court to settle fines. The Hopkins County Justice Courts and the Sulphur Springs Municipal Court are very understanding and...

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Civil Rights Era Icons on Campus to Honor Dr. David Arlington Talbot
Mar25

Civil Rights Era Icons on Campus to Honor Dr. David Arlington Talbot

Andrew Young, the former Ambassador of the United States to the United Nations, Georgia congressman and mayor of Atlanta, and Dr. Robert Green, the author of the Civil Rights era retrospective, “At the Crossroads of Fear and Freedom,” will be on the campus of Texas A&M University-Commerce on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. David Arlington Talbot, the first African-American professor to serve at...

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Video: Hay Producers Urged to Consider Quality Over Quantity
Mar25

Video: Hay Producers Urged to Consider Quality Over Quantity

OVERTON – Producing quality hay takes planning but can be worth the effort, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Dr. Jason Banta, AgriLife Extension beef cattle specialist, Overton, said producing high quality hay can eliminate the need for protein and energy supplementation for beef cattle during the winter. Dr. Vanessa Corriher-Olson, forage specialist, Overton, said improving Bermuda grass quality can be as easy...

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Warrant Served for Animal Cruelty; Large Amount of Meth Found
Mar24

Warrant Served for Animal Cruelty; Large Amount of Meth Found

When the Special Crimes Unit served two warrants on Juan Manuel Rodriguez-Aguilera, 48, of Sulphur Springs, marijuana and methamphetamine were in plain sight. A search of the room found an even larger amount of methamphetamine and two sets of digital scales. Rodriguez-Aguilera is in Hopkins County Jail charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 more than 4-gram but less than 200-grams ($30,000 bond), Possession...

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Brashear Residents To Discuss Incorporation; Protecting Lifestyle Primary Purpose
Mar23

Brashear Residents To Discuss Incorporation; Protecting Lifestyle Primary Purpose

A group of Brashear residents are testing the interest level of fellow area residents regarding the incorporation of Brashear into a town or village, according to Hugh Pettigrew, one of several who desire to incorporate. Those receiving mail with the Brashear zip code have received a mailing sent out announcing a meeting Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 5 p.m. at the Brashear Baptist Church Family Life Center. Pettigrew said four or five...

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Aviation History: Douglas C-133 Cargomaster
Mar22

Aviation History: Douglas C-133 Cargomaster

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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