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Behind the Scenes: Sulphur Springs Symphony League
Jun24

Behind the Scenes: Sulphur Springs Symphony League

As many people know, the Annual Independence Day Concert is coming up on July 1st, but what goes on behind the scenes to make this amazing event possible? KSST sat down with Linda Galligher, member of the Sulphur Springs Symphony League to discuss the history of the league and the upcoming concert. The Northeast Texas Symphony Association (NETSA) was founded years ago and turned into the Sulphur Springs Symphony League (SSSL)....

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An Inside Look at Skatefest
Jun23

An Inside Look at Skatefest

What is Skatefest? KSST sat down with David Brantley, founder of Super Honkey Skateboarding, and creator of Skatefest to talk about the upcoming event. Skatefest is the first annual skateboarding competition in Sulphur Springs. There will be: competitions, bands, lesson sign-ups, ice cream, snow cones, Fireside Barbecue, face-painting and airbrush tattoos. Highwayman Ink, giveaways, Eric King will be giving out information on his...

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Celebrating June 19th, or “Juneteenth”
Jun19

Celebrating June 19th, or “Juneteenth”

What is Juneteenth? Former President Obama explained Juneteenth as “a time to recommit ourselves to the work that remains undone. We remember that even in the darkest hours, there is cause to hope for tomorrow’s light. Today, no matter our race, religion, gender, or sexual orientation, we recommit ourselves to working to free modern-day slaves around the world and to honoring in our own time the efforts of those who fought so...

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A & M University-Commerce Host Celebration of Storied Forklorist
Jan20

A & M University-Commerce Host Celebration of Storied Forklorist

By Scott Cason COMMERCE, TX—Texas A&M University-Commerce will host a celebration of the life and works of storied folklorist J. Mason Brewer on Monday, January 30, 2017. The series of events will begin with a 10 a.m. reception in the fourth floor Special Collections offices of the James G. Gee Library. Following a break for lunch from 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. (attendees will be provided a list of suggested Commerce restaurants at...

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El Vaquero in Sulphur Springs
Jan09

El Vaquero in Sulphur Springs

I finally did it, I got some El Vaquero today.  It’s not that I was scared, but I was never sure how the process worked.  Do you park and walk up?  Do you order then wait for someone to bring it out?  Is there a place to go in and order?  Do they take credit cards? I didn’t want to look like an idiot…  Gentle readers, gather around the dim flicker of your screen and I will give you the details…. Here’s...

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King Awards
Dec20

King Awards

Numerous members of the community will be receiving the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards in 34 different categories at an awards celebration on January 16. The awards celebration will take place at Morning Chapel Missionary Baptist Church at 208 Fuller in Sulphur Springs. Dr. Ray Keck III, President and CEO of Texas A&M University-Commerce will serve as master of ceremonies. Keynote speaker will be Dr. Kenneth “Rock”...

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Women in Red, COGIC, December 12th, 2016
Dec05
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A & M-Commerce Presents 8th Annual TUBACHRISTMAS
Dec02

A & M-Commerce Presents 8th Annual TUBACHRISTMAS

COMMERCE, TX— Over 50 area tuba and euphonium players will present the eighth annual Commerce Merry TUBACHRISTMAS concert on Saturday, December 10th.  The performance will take place outdoors on the square in downtown Commerce at 12:30 pm and this year’s conductor is A&M-Commerce alum and honorary tubist, Timothy Emsley. The concert is free of charge and open to the public and is presented by the Texas A&M University-Commerce...

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lil 4s Kids Club – December 24th at 2:PM
Dec02

lil 4s Kids Club – December 24th at 2:PM

The lil 4s Kids Club of Sulphur Springs will be having a Christmas Party at Pacific Park, December 24th at 2PM.  The lil 4s Kids Club strives to provide actives for needy children in Sulphur Springs.     If you have questions please call 903 440 5546.   Share...

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Agrilife: Arts and Crafts Show Highlights Fall Festival
Oct26

Agrilife: Arts and Crafts Show Highlights Fall Festival

Creative Arts Contest Results The 2016 Hopkins County Fall Festival has come and gone until next year, and we could not have asked for better weather!  Sun shine and a gentle breeze greeted fair-goers.  Two of the highlights each year are the Arts & Crafts Show (by the way, I purchased some absolutely fabulous items handcrafted items!), and the Creative Arts Contest.  Hopkins County residents showcased their talents in the...

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