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Vintage Market: Coming Soon
Jun26

Vintage Market: Coming Soon

KSST sat down with Judy Heilman, President of the Downtown Business Alliance to discuss some upcoming events. The Downtown Business Alliance (DBA) is “an organization that is actively involved in the revitalization of downtown, and supporting the well-being of our community. It’s a group of business owners, property owners, and individuals that all share a common goal, which is to make Sulphur Springs a destination.”...

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Skaters gonna Skate: Skatefest 2017
Jun25

Skaters gonna Skate: Skatefest 2017

Skatefest was a success! Skaters came from all over Texas, with varying ages and skills. There was a barbecue vendor and an ice-cream truck. A tattoo parlor gave out real and airbrush tattoos. There were nine talented bands in the line-up, and a masseuse who massaged the competitors. Even the impending rain couldn’t stop this crowd from having a good time! Malcom Holiday, an 18 year-old from Paris, Texas, was out skating and...

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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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Sulphur Springs Rotary Club Scholarship and Grant Recipients
Jun22

Sulphur Springs Rotary Club Scholarship and Grant Recipients

by Savannah Owens At their meeting on June 22nd, the Sulphur Springs Rotary club gave out Senior Scholarships to 6 seniors and grants to organizations around the community. The rotary club is 12 years old, and has 66 members and 4 honorary members. The money for the scholarships and grants came from their Claws for a Cause event.    The Rotary Club received 21 applications for the scholarships from all over Hopkins County. Two...

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Mobile Mammography Coach Visits Sulphur Springs
Jun22

Mobile Mammography Coach Visits Sulphur Springs

Hunt County Regional Healthcare has their Mobile Mammography bus parked in the Spring Village Shopping Center in front of Dollar General today, June 22. They will be in Sulphur Springs until 3:00 pm. Similar to a blood-drive bus, this Mobile Mammography Coach is a portable way to check for breast cancer, and service the areas around Hunt County. Leah Fouse, is the bus driver and also helps with registration/paperwork, said about the...

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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 Good Day for Golf
Jun19

A Good Day for Golf

In honor of the U.S. Open and Father’s day, the Sulphur Springs Country Club hosted their very own “Sulphur Springs Open” on Saturday June 17th. 84 golfers competed in the competition. Toby Flippin, Head Golf Professional, explained that they have similar events “once a month, and its just a fun thing. The main thing is for everyone to meet someone and get acquainted with other members!” There were four...

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The Dairy Festival Pageant
Jun18

The Dairy Festival Pageant

The pageant started with a special tribute to Bobby McDonald, for all he did around Hopkins County. The presentation reviewed his accomplishments over the years and significant events of his life. The Emcee for the night, Craig Roberts entertained the audience and kept them laughing all evening. He told many Dairy themed jokes, his favorite being “What did the Mama Cow say to the Baby Cow? It’s pasture bedtime!”...

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The 58th Dairy Festival Pageant: WINNERS!
Jun18

The 58th Dairy Festival Pageant: WINNERS!

The Dairy Festival Pageant was an exciting event filled with gorgeous gowns, amazing talents, and  fantastic contestants. All seven Dairy Festival Queen contestants did a wonderful job throughout the entire competition and deserve recognition and congratulations for their hard work. Now for the Winners! The Players: 1st Place: Ryan Ragan and Brett Boatman with “Moonopoly”               ...

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