Seaworld & Aquatica San Antonio Giving Free Admission To Preschoolers, Qualifying K-12 Teachers
Jan29

Seaworld & Aquatica San Antonio Giving Free Admission To Preschoolers, Qualifying K-12 Teachers

SAN ANTONIO, TX (Jan. 29, 2015) – SeaWorld is deepening its commitment to early and primary education by offering free Fun Cards to both SeaWorld and Aquatica to preschool children and qualified K-12 Texas teachers. While the park had previously offered free admission to these groups to SeaWorld before, this is the first time that the programs are being extended to both parks. This marks the fifth consecutive year that SeaWorld San...

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The Lights of Life Gala Success
Jan28

The Lights of Life Gala Success

On Saturday, January 24, the Great Gatsby Gala was held at the Civic Center from  6 p.m. to 12 in the morning. The goal of the Gala was to raise $250,000 to purchase three telemedicine machines and three flex coils for an MRI machine for the Hopkins County Memorial Hospital and to also purchase an EMS first response vehicle. The Gala was hosted by the Hopkins County Health Care Foundation. Special thanks was shown to Brian and Leesa...

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NETLA Show Coming Up in February
Jan28

NETLA Show Coming Up in February

The annual NETLA Junior Market Show and Sale is coming up in late February.  Hopkins County AgriLife Extension Agent Dr. Mario Villarino was a guest on KSST’s Good Morning Show with Enola Gay Wednesday morning and he talked about the important task of validating students’ projects. Enola also talked with Sulphur Springs Middle School 8th Grader Brianna Sales who will be showing a steer in this year’s NETLA Show....

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Mario Villarino on Spring Gardening
Jan28

Mario Villarino on Spring Gardening

I often get questions related to gardening and more specific about certain crops. As an avid gardener will recognize, there is no way to know everything about every vegetable available to the gardeners today. However, good principles apply to both familiar and new vegetables for you to try. As our weather starts to warm up, so is the excitement of gardening. Our friend from Aggie horticulture (Hansen et al) reminded us that...

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Texas State-Fish Art Contest Seeks Entries
Jan28

Texas State-Fish Art Contest Seeks Entries

ATHENS–The Texas State-Fish Art Contest, headquartered at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC), reminds Texas teachers and students that the deadline for entries in the 2015 State-Fish Art Contest is March 31, 2015. The contest is open to any student in public, private or home schools in grades K-12. Students must draw or paint any recognized state fish and write an essay about it. Complete contest details and entry forms can...

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Three Things to Do With Your Frustration
Jan28

Three Things to Do With Your Frustration

Three Things to Do With Your Frustration When was the last time you felt frustrated?  How did you handle it?  We all feel frustration at some point in our lives for various reasons.  Frustration is like a coin; a big, chunky silver dollar!  You can tighten your grip around it so tightly that it makes your knuckles white.  You can shove it in your pocket and feel the weight it creates as you try to walk about.   It’s like a clunky...

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Spring Breaking at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Jan28

Spring Breaking at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

ATHENS—Families looking for a place to have an inexpensive, rewarding family vacation during spring break need look no farther than the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) in Athens. Located just 75 miles southeast of Dallas, 100 miles east of Waco and 180 miles north of  Houston, TFFC is a one-tank round trip for about 10 million of you. TFFC offers free fishing with paid admission for channel catfish and rainbow trout with no...

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Meal A Day Menu February 2nd   –   February 6th
Jan26

Meal A Day Menu February 2nd – February 6th

Monday Pork Chops Roasted Potatoes/Pork Gravy Normandy Vegetables Applesauce Roll Tuesday Chicken Cacciatore on a Bed of Rice Broccoli Corn Wednesday BBQ Chicken Potato Salad Cole Slaw Roll Thursday Beef Spaghetti English Peas Garlic Toast Tossed Salad Friday Sliced Ham Dressing Sweet Potatoes Green...

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1942 Armadillo, 1987 Super Bowl, And Mongooses, January 29, 2015 # 1368

From my ledger. Tuesday, January 20, 1987. Rivercrest varsity came to town. Our girls won but the boys’ game had a few unusual circumstances. Bart Tatum got fouled and rolled around on the floor at the jump ball to start the game. Later in the game Bart broke for the goal on a fast break and bumped into an official. Bart yelled at him to get out of the way and got a technical. Jason Holcomb got mad about something and coach put in a...

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Divorce Care in Sulphur Springs Begins Feb 1st
Jan23

Divorce Care in Sulphur Springs Begins Feb 1st

First United Methodist Church is offering a 26-week seminar and support group called Divorce Care Sundays from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. beginning February 1.  Facilitating Divorce Care will be Sheila Lunsford who was Enola Gay’s guest on KSST’s Good Morning Show Friday morning....

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