Robert Ellis in Concert – City Hall, May 7th, 2015
May04

Robert Ellis in Concert – City Hall, May 7th, 2015

Robert Ellis in Concert; Thursday, May 7, 2015    ...

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NETCS Spring Concert Coming Soon
Apr08

NETCS Spring Concert Coming Soon

The North East Texas Choral Society will be performing their 17th annual Spring concert on May 2nd and 3rd. The concert theme this year will be jukebox oldies, featuring hit songs from the 50’s through to the 70’s. The concert will have over 100 performers dressed up in costumes from the respective time periods of the concert’s theme. For this Spring Concert, the NETCS is hoping to sell out for the two nights as part...

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Maxwell in Martin Play, A Community Players Production
Mar21

Maxwell in Martin Play, A Community Players Production

Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell is a cast member for the current Community Players production of The Underpants at Main Street Theatre.  It opened Thursday.  There are also a Saturday night and Sunday afternoon production this week and Thursday and Friday evening and Sunday afternoon stagings next week.  Maxwell plays the King of Germany.  Comedian Steve Martin wrote the play....

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Jack Phillips Headlines the Reilly Springs Jamboree this Saturday
Mar15

Jack Phillips Headlines the Reilly Springs Jamboree this Saturday

Little Jack Phillips, a 4th grader from Sulphur Bluff loves to play the fiddle and he prefers Western Swing music. Little Jack will be a guest performer at the Reilly Springs Jamboree this Saturday night performing with another younster Kristyn Harris. He was a guest on KSST’s Good Morning Show with Enola Gay Monday morning....

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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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Sulphur Springs High School Drama Department is Presenting The Trial of Santa Thursday Evening
Dec17

Sulphur Springs High School Drama Department is Presenting The Trial of Santa Thursday Evening

The Sulphur Springs High School Drama Department is presenting The Trial of Santa Thursday evening at 7 p.m. at the High School Auditorium. You can see the brief play for free. I talked about the play with High School Director of Theatre Arts Lesha Woodard. http://www.ksstradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Trial-of-Santa.mp3  ...

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A Tuna Christmas Starts This Weekend

The Community Players at Main Street Theater want you to spend some holiday time in small town Tuna, Texas. They are presenting A Tuna Christmas at Main Street Theater Thursday through Saturday at 7 p.m. this week and next week with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. this week and next week. Players portraying Tuna radio personalities and café waitresses were guest on KSST’s Good Morning Show with Enola Gay Tuesday morning....

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Author and Coach John Pearce
Nov20

Author and Coach John Pearce

John Pearce, a 1965 graduate of Sulphur Springs High School, who wrote a book on the early history of Wildcats football, recently published a book called, “Ever Remember”, based on a diary written by his grandmother, Alma Caldwell. She was 16 at the time she wrote about Sulphur Springs’ life from June 1913 to June 1914. Along with school activities, the diary discussed her budding romance with Emmett Thornton, whom she later married....

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“Updated” Shrek Wrap Up
Nov18

“Updated” Shrek Wrap Up

With Shrek the Musical completing its’ three-day run Monday night in the Civic Center Auditorium, Sulphur Springs High School Theatre Arts Director Lesha Woodard is evaluating the experience. She says the students did a great job and the crowds were good. There were some technical difficulties and Ms. Woodard isn’t sure the play made any money. Up next, Ms. Woodard says her advanced class will be putting on a Christmas play with...

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“Shrek The Musical”: Behind the Curtain
Nov14

“Shrek The Musical”: Behind the Curtain

Premiering this weekend, “Shrek the Musical” is being performed by the SSHS Theatre Program at the Auditorium. Behind the curtains of the production, the students are faced with the task of taking on some of the most memorable roles in Disney history. Josh Thompson, a sophomore at SSHS, is playing the part of Shrek, the primary protagonist of the Musical. “It’s big shoes to fill, from  like Mike Myers,...

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