Photo Walk in Sulphur Springs
Sep25
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United Way CEO Luncheon
Sep25

United Way CEO Luncheon

The Hopkins County United Way celebrated last year’s successful campaign during a CEO Luncheon Wednesday at The Lodge. The campaign raised $195,000, some $40,000 over the goal. The top fifteen donor businesses were recognized. Included was Flowserve. Campaign Chair Chris Voorheese called the Flowserve contribution perhaps the largest in Hopkins County United Way history. This year’s goal is $160,000....

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El-Nino Predicted October Through February
Sep25

El-Nino Predicted October Through February

El Nino in the Pacific Ocean becoming a drought breaker in Northeast Texas? It could happen. The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration indicates there is a good chance of El Nino developing. It’s been Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell’s experience that that can mean increased rainfall in our area. Projections say the rainfall could come as early as next month. Cooper Lake is currently 11-feet low....

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Worldwide Photo Walk October 11, 2014 in Sulphur Springs
Sep25

Worldwide Photo Walk October 11, 2014 in Sulphur Springs

The Sulphur Springs World Wide Photo Walk will take place on October 11 from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. in the downtown area. The event will start and end at new City Hall and will include a tour. It’s a free event and participants are asked to bring anything that can take pictures. Local entries will be judged with prizes for winners. Winners also qualify for World Wide competition with even more prizes....

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At The Corral Gate by Enola Gay
Sep24
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Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Offers On-line Classes

Many of you are aware of the excellent programs, workshops, camps, seminars, and special events that Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offers in Hopkins County, but did you know that we offer so much more?  The Family and Consumer Sciences distance learning website offers online courses that are convenient, flexible, affordable, and based on the latest research.  Courses are available for professionals seeking to fulfill...

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Stew Update, 144 Sites and Counting
Sep24

Stew Update, 144 Sites and Counting

There is a good possibility that this year’s Stew Contest on October 25 will be a record setter for number of stew pots. There are about 144 currently. According to KSST accounts, that matches the previous high set in 2012. Hopkins County Chamber President Meredith Caddell expects several more to sign up before the October 14 deadline, the date for the Cooks’ Meeting. By Don Julian, KSST news and Sports Director By Doug Haston, KSST...

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Tira News By Jan Vaughn 09/23/14
Sep24

Tira News By Jan Vaughn 09/23/14

Jackson Dailey, along with Dustin Lawson, took a road trip to College Station to represent the TAMU-C student government at the main campus meeting of all the branches. They were treated to dinner with the Chancellor & Dean at Texas A&M and got great seats at the football game & the Aggies won. Jackson said it was LOUD and a lot of fun. Yvonne Weir was in South Dakota from September 1st through 10th. She reports that she...

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Miller Grove News by Brandon Darrow 09/23/14
Sep24

Miller Grove News by Brandon Darrow 09/23/14

How about this cool front that has made it’s way into our area? I walked outside Monday morning and couldn’t believe it. It felt like Autumn was in full swing. In fact, Tuesday morning on my way to work I saw a group of geese flying south in a “V” formation. Thursday of last week Miller Grove School hosted their second annual Cross Country Meet. Twenty-three schools were represented with a total of 533 runners. We took 2nd place in...

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Kwini Souleimane Shares Her Message
Sep23

Kwini Souleimane Shares Her Message

Kwini Souleimane is the pen name of 1984 Sulphur Springs High School graduate Tanya Cecilia Childs. Ms. Souleimane has written books and loves to share her message of her struggles and ultimate physical healing and complete transformation. She’ll be speaking in town this Saturday and Ms. Souleimane was a guest on KSST’s  Good Morning Show with Enola gay Monday...

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