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Texas is #13 in Strictest DUI Laws: You May Be Surprised Where Hopkins County Fits In
Aug12

Texas is #13 in Strictest DUI Laws: You May Be Surprised Where Hopkins County Fits In

“With drunk driving resulting in roughly 1 million arrests, 10,000 deaths and $44 billion in economic damage each year, we released an in-depth report on 2017’s Strictest & Most Lenient States on DUI.” WalletHub explained. Texas is #13 on the strictness sale. In Texas there were 987 fatalities due to DUI incidents in 2016. In 2016 Hopkins County had 39 DUI crashes, specifically 8 were in Sulphur Springs. To view the...

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A Sneak Peek at the New AMBUS
Aug10

A Sneak Peek at the New AMBUS

Brent Smith , EMS Director, and Jeff Sanderson, EMS team member, took KSST on a private tour of their new AMBUS, and KSST is sharing that with you! “The bus is owned by the state. There are 13 of them allocated to each location by the State.” Sanderson expressed excitement at this big honor. The bus can be used in any disaster-type situation such as “hurricane deployments, and the human trafficking incident that...

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You’re Invited to a Royal Evening Out
Aug09

You’re Invited to a Royal Evening Out

By Savannah Owens The Lil’ 4’s club is hosting their Annual Kings and Queens Ball on Saturday August 12th at 4:00 pm. The Ball is a dinner as well as a talent show and pageant put on by the kids. It will be held at 200 Fuller street (Lil’ 4’s Building), and everyone is welcome to attend. This is a black tie event (no jeans or sneakers) and parents are requested to come.   This is Lil 4’s 8th year of...

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Economic Development Corporation Meeting: Update
Aug07

Economic Development Corporation Meeting: Update

The Economic Development Corporation (EDC) honored two industries and teachers on Monday at noon. The eight high school teachers paired up into teams of two, and then two teams visited Saputo Dairy Foods, and the other two teams visited Clayton Homes. Jenny Arledge, Director of College and Career Readiness at SS High School, spoke with KSST to explain more about how the teachers and industries worked together.  The teachers were given...

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CANHelp Back To School Bash was a Big Success
Aug05

CANHelp Back To School Bash was a Big Success

CANHelp’s Back to School Bash was a huge success! There were over a thousand people in attendance. Shanna Martin met up with KSST to talk about the event. “It’s been crazy but good! For our first year, we think it’s a hit! We are very happy with the turnout and we want to make this a tradition.” Martin said her favorite part was “seeing the place filled up! It’s a testament to the community,...

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Dairy Queen’s Back to School Bash: Tonight from 6-8 pm
Aug05

Dairy Queen’s Back to School Bash: Tonight from 6-8 pm

The Dairy Queen restaurant on South Broadway is hosting a Back to School Carnival tonight from 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm. The event  is free and open to everyone!  Featured activities  for students will include: a bake sale benefiting local charities, face painting, a dunking booth, a picture booth, ring toss, and more!  The restaurant will  also be open during the event . KSST sat down with Lisa Derocco GM of South Broadway’s Dairy...

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It’s Official: August 3rd HC Sweetees Proclaimed World Champs
Aug04

It’s Official: August 3rd HC Sweetees Proclaimed World Champs

By Savannah Owens The Hopkins County Sweetees are back from Alexandria Louisiana with a huge trophy and even bigger smiles. These girls had a 14-0 record, and were undefeated for the entire season. Hopkins County Judge Newsom issued a proclamation at 4:30 pm at the County Courthouse where he dedicated August third to the official Hopkins County Sweetees World Champs. Head Coach Tanner Ragan, and Assistant Coaches Andy Taylor and Geoff...

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This Bug is Back and Looking for Blood
Aug04

This Bug is Back and Looking for Blood

By Savannah Owens There have been 19 confirmed cases and counting of the Zika Virus in Texas this year. In 2016 Texas had 370 cases of  West Nile Virus, which is also becoming a threat in Texas in 2017 as mosquito season has hit it’s peak time. People can hardly go outside to check their mail without being bitten. While most people who contract West Nile Virus don’t have symptoms, about 20% of people will face fever, body...

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SSISD Official School Supplies Lists for Pre-K Through Middle School
Aug03
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Hi King Klub Splashes Animal Shelter With Good Deeds
Jul30

Hi King Klub Splashes Animal Shelter With Good Deeds

By Savannah Owens The Sulphur Springs Hi King Klub (HKK) hosted an event for the Sulphur Springs Animal Shelter. The Dog Wash and Adoption Event was held on Saturday, July 29th from 10:00 – 3:00 pm.  Additional Partners in this event included: No Tails Left Behind and Lori Stewart from Sulphur Springs  PetSense, who was out to trim the dogs’ nails.  “We like animals and there are quite a bit of people who don’t know...

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