Restaurant Review: Generosity Practiced at Burgers and Fries 12/05/2014
Dec05

Restaurant Review: Generosity Practiced at Burgers and Fries 12/05/2014

Burgers and Fries, 208 College St, Sulphur Springs, TX Visited During Supper Ordered:  Burgers, and Fries. As for as the classic hamburger and fries, you can not do better.  They do offer other menu items, but why bother.  This place specializes in burgers and fries.  They have it down to a science. Burgers: that grill has seen a lot of patties.  Crispy outside, moist interior. The fries were especially good on our last visit.  Real...

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Restaurant Review: Tierra Del Sol 12/04/2014
Dec04

Restaurant Review: Tierra Del Sol 12/04/2014

Review of Tierra Del Sol, Sulphur Springs, TX 12/4/2014 Lunch Ordered one of the daily specials, Tacos da Pedron Oh yes! Tex-Mex. I have dined here many times  since that pizza chain left in a huff. . .   I worked my way through the ‘traditional’ menu items, the enchiladas, the ‘changas, the burritos. . .  All good, don’t get me wrong.  What really shines here are the other offerings.  Do yourself a flavor...

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Not Going to the Game Tonight?  Listen Live on KSST 1230 and on our Stream
Nov14

Not Going to the Game Tonight? Listen Live on KSST 1230 and on our Stream

It will be freezing in Lindale tonight, so if you are not attending the game,  listen live on KSST Radio 1230 AM or hear us on your smartphone or iphone. Download our phone app at the Google play store or itunes for youe Apple phone.

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Button Up Up, it’s Coming Today
Nov04

Button Up Up, it’s Coming Today

Sulphur Springs had a fairly decent rain month in October but the rain deficit still increased. A total rainfall of 4.55 inches was recorded in October. Yet rainfall for an average October is 5.21 inches. Total rainfall so far for the first 10 months of 2014 is 27.35 inches. Normal is 38.46 inches. The city is 11.11 inches below average. We usually get 4.77 inches of rain in...

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Weather Update
Oct13

Weather Update

Thunderstorms moved through Hopkins County as a cold front began its march across Texas and southern states. Small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain covered much of the area. KSST began covering the storms at 3:30 a.m. and followed them until 5:20 a.m. Don’t forget you can follow severe weather coverage on KSSTradio at 1230AM, on your smartphone app (KSST), and ksstradio.com (click on Wildcat Radio)

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“Update” Storm Cleanup Continues
Oct07

“Update” Storm Cleanup Continues

Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell says that tree limbs and trees downed by recent storms may be taken to the spring cleanup location –  a quarter mile east of Flowserve today through Saturday. Only trees and limbs that were downed during the storms may be taken to the site....

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“Updated Photos” Fast Moving Storm Blew Through Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County
Oct03

“Updated Photos” Fast Moving Storm Blew Through Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County

A fast moving storm blew through Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County beginning at about 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Winds were measured from 45 to 60 miles per hour. The storm triggered city alarm sirens briefly. Some businesses suffered damages. Tree limbs and debris were reported on roadways. There were power outages and many reports of arcing power lines. After an hour, the storm had moved on east. My apologies for the quality of the...

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Rainfall Below Normal, Pray For El-Nino
Oct01

Rainfall Below Normal, Pray For El-Nino

During September, Sulphur Springs received only .78-inches of rain. Rain in small amounts was recorded on only five days during the month. The city is now 10.45 inches of rain below normal. Rain total for the first nine months of the year is at 22.8 inches. Normal rainfall is 33.25 inches

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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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Rain Deficit Continues to Grow
Sep03

Rain Deficit Continues to Grow

The rain deficit in 2014 got wider last month. During an average August, Sulphur Springs receives 2.35 inches of rain. Last month the total was only 1.19 inches. We are now 7.88 inches behind an average year through the first eight months of the year. The city has received 22.02 inches of rain in 2014 so far at the Sulphur Springs Water Treatment Plant. Average is 29.90. Rain fell only five days during August. Average rainfall in...

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