Seaworld & Aquatica San Antonio Giving Free Admission To Preschoolers, Qualifying K-12 Teachers
Jan29

Seaworld & Aquatica San Antonio Giving Free Admission To Preschoolers, Qualifying K-12 Teachers

SAN ANTONIO, TX (Jan. 29, 2015) – SeaWorld is deepening its commitment to early and primary education by offering free Fun Cards to both SeaWorld and Aquatica to preschool children and qualified K-12 Texas teachers. While the park had previously offered free admission to these groups to SeaWorld before, this is the first time that the programs are being extended to both parks. This marks the fifth consecutive year that SeaWorld San...

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NETLA Show Coming Up in February
Jan28

NETLA Show Coming Up in February

The annual NETLA Junior Market Show and Sale is coming up in late February.  Hopkins County AgriLife Extension Agent Dr. Mario Villarino was a guest on KSST’s Good Morning Show with Enola Gay Wednesday morning and he talked about the important task of validating students’ projects. Enola also talked with Sulphur Springs Middle School 8th Grader Brianna Sales who will be showing a steer in this year’s NETLA...

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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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Spring Breaking at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Jan28

Spring Breaking at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

ATHENS—Families looking for a place to have an inexpensive, rewarding family vacation during spring break need look no farther than the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) in Athens. Located just 75 miles southeast of Dallas, 100 miles east of Waco and 180 miles north of  Houston, TFFC is a one-tank round trip for about 10 million of you. TFFC offers free fishing with paid admission for channel catfish and rainbow trout with no...

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Stock Show Passes Up For Grabs
Jan15

Stock Show Passes Up For Grabs

Listeners of KSST’s Early Morning Show, hosted by Enola Gay, have a chance to win free one-day passes to the Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show. This show is a 23-day event lasting from January 16 through to February 7. The Stock Show features a livestock exhibit, hosting a number of animals, and a first-class rodeo. The All Western Parade will march through downtown Fort Worth on January 17. People who attend can also...

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Kids Trout Fishing Day Scheduled for Sulphur Springs
Jan08

Kids Trout Fishing Day Scheduled for Sulphur Springs

The annual Larry Buster Memorial Sulphur Springs Kids’ Trout Fishing Day will be at Peavine Pinion Pond behind the Civic Center on Saturday, February 7 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. There will be free soft drinks and hot dogs and drawings for door prizes. The pond will be stocked with 1,000 rainbow trout. Adults helping kids’ fish will not need a license during the four-hour...

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UPRA Cinch Rodeo Nov. 21st, 22nd and 23rd
Nov16
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SCHEDULE OF PROGRAMS AT COOPER LAKE STATE PARK FOR NOVEMBER, 2014
Nov03

SCHEDULE OF PROGRAMS AT COOPER LAKE STATE PARK FOR NOVEMBER, 2014

What is it that makes November so special? Veteran’s Day? Thanksgiving? The month before December and Christmas? That first cold snap that lets you know that winter is just around the corner? Hunting season? Whatever it is that makes November special to you enjoy it to the fullest! I enjoy building a fire and hearing the crackle of wood and the smell of the campfire. There is little better than roasting hot dogs and having s’mores and...

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Tom Sawyer And Jenny Lind November 6, 2014, # 1357
Nov03

Tom Sawyer And Jenny Lind November 6, 2014, # 1357

Wednesday, October 29, 2014, son in law Jason Barnett and I launched (barely) at Doctors Creek Boat Ramp and caught shad in the cove. The lake is about twelve feet low. Carefully following a narrow trench we made our way out to the main lake. Throughout the day we anchored down in about five different places. Fishing was slow but steady. Before leaving the parking lot we checked our rods and reels. My four rods were strung with one...

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Texas A&M Forest Service Urges Caution to Prevent Spread of Oak Wilt Disease
Oct27

Texas A&M Forest Service Urges Caution to Prevent Spread of Oak Wilt Disease

October 27, 2014 – AUSTIN, Texas – Firewood is an important commodity to Texans, whether it is used for firing up the barbecue pit or for warming up on a chilly winter morning. And with cooler temperatures arriving, now is the time to pay close attention to the firewood you are picking up and storing for use in winter. Transporting and storing diseased wood can actually spread the devastating oak wilt fungus. By selecting...

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