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American Flag Kit Give Away At Independence Day Celebration!
Jun26

American Flag Kit Give Away At Independence Day Celebration!

Saturday, June 30th, at the Independence Day Celebration, KSST Radio will be giving away 10 American Flag Kits! It’s an IDC tradition. All you have to do is enter a drawing. Just come up to the KSST booth beside the Symphony stage and fill out the ballot to enter to win a free American Flag kit. Kits donated once again by Lowes of Sulphur...

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2nd Annual CANHelp’s Back to School Fair for Hopkins County, August 10th, 2018
Jun18

2nd Annual CANHelp’s Back to School Fair for Hopkins County, August 10th, 2018

CANHelp is sponsoring a Back to School Fair. The 2018 Back to School Fair is scheduled for Friday, August 10th from 3:00p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Hopkins County Civic Center. In addition,we are seeking community service agencies, schools, churches, and other local organizations to participate in the 2018 Back to School Fair to offer information about activities for children/youth and family services that are offered in our area. For...

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North Hopkins One Act Play Competes at Bi-District
Mar13

North Hopkins One Act Play Competes at Bi-District

By Amy Sprague North Hopkins One Act Play competed at Bi-District competition this past weekend with their play “The Edan Echo”. Unfortunately, they did not advance to the next stage in the competition but Director Lisa Sprague stated “I was very proud of the kids and their accomplishes and hope to be back next year.” Some member received individual awards including Clayton Brandenburgh, Kelsey Horton, and Cecile Lozano....

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Meet the North Hopkins Homecoming Court
Jan23

Meet the North Hopkins Homecoming Court

By: Amy Sprague and Faith Wheeler [Editor’s Note: KSST welcomes North Hopkins students Faith and Amy as interns for the spring semester.] 2018 is here and so is the North Hopkins homecoming. Friday January 22 the North Hopkins panthers will welcome the Dallas Gateway Gators onto their home court and after the game the North Hopkins Homecoming Court will be presented and a new Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned. Members of...

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8 Lucky Foods to Eat This New Years
Dec27

8 Lucky Foods to Eat This New Years

As January 1st gets closer, the time has come to start prepping for your New Years meal. Here are some tips and foods to incorporate into your shopping list to make your meals and 2018 extra lucky! Green leafy vegetables– are thought to represent money and folded dollar bills. Whether it’s spinach, cabbage, or lettuce, eating those greens are believed to bring wealth in the New Year. Beans (like Lentils or Black eyed...

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Twelve Fun Things To Do with the Kids over the Holidays
Dec04

Twelve Fun Things To Do with the Kids over the Holidays

Worrying about how to keep the kids busy this holiday season? Try these twelve tips to create a lot holiday fun and even more memories! Christmas light looking: Travel around town, or make a trip to Santa Land in Tyler, Tx. Don’t forget the Christmas music! Decorate the tree: learn how to create fun garland here, make a clothespin snowflake ornament, rustic elf pine-cone ornament, create a cute walnut Santa ornament Take a day...

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A Brief History of Black Friday
Nov24

A Brief History of Black Friday

By Savannah Owens The day after Thanksgiving, commonly called Black Friday and regarded as the first day for many people’s Christmas shopping.  The term was first used to describe a stockmarket crash in September of 1869. The first instances of the term “Black Friday” being used to describe the day after thanksgiving was in 1950’s Phillidelphia. Police officers worked non-stop to try and regulate the massive...

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Symphony League Auction: Huge Success
Nov20

Symphony League Auction: Huge Success

By Savannah Owens The Symphony League Auction was held on Saturday November 18th from 5:00-9:00 pm. There were a bunch of unique home items, great Christmas gifts, gift-certificates, tasty looking food items, and much more. Phones rang all night long as people called in to bid for items. Bill Owens, dressed as Uncle Sam, was one of the six people manning the phones and enjoying every minute the action.   A quilt was in high...

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Veterans Day Celebration Finalizes Memorial Through Dedication
Nov12

Veterans Day Celebration Finalizes Memorial Through Dedication

By Savannah Owens The Veterans Day Remembrace Ceremony took place Saturday Nov. 11th, at 11:00 am at the Celebration Plaza. The Hopkins County Marine Corps League unveiled the newest and final edition to the memorial benches that surround the soldier statue. 245 crosses lined the grass next to the courthouse. Each cross represented one soldier that had given his life in service for his country. The names of all of the casualties from...

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The History Behind Veterans Day
Nov11

The History Behind Veterans Day

By Hannah Shackelford Parades. Flags. An extra day off work. Perhaps a visit to a semi-distant relative who was/is in the Armed Forces. Maybe even a trip to a cemetery to refresh the flowers left over from Memorial Day. Here in America, we’ve all celebrated Veterans Day in some form or another. Even if we didn’t grow up in a home whose members were an active part of the military, we all have experienced the parades and the...

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