Wildcats Open With Thrilling 43-42 Win
Aug27

Wildcats Open With Thrilling 43-42 Win

The Wildcats’ football team won a thrilling season opener over Sherman, 43-42 at Gerald Prim Stadium Friday night. The game was in doubt until Wildcats safety D.J. Abron intercepted a Bearcat pass with just 1:22 left. The Wildcats were able to run out the clock. Both teams scored six touchdowns and each had one two-point conversion. The difference in the game was a missed Sherman extra point kick after their very first...

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Lady Cats’ Volleyball Defeated Mineola 3-0 Friday Night; Return to Tyler Tourney Saturday
Aug27

Lady Cats’ Volleyball Defeated Mineola 3-0 Friday Night; Return to Tyler Tourney Saturday

With a break Friday in a Tyler tournament, the Lady Cats’ volleyball team defeated Mineola, 3-0 in Mineola Friday night. The score was 25-15, 25-18 and 25-15. Lady Cats Coach Justin Maness said his team served well and was aggressive at the net with their blocking. He added he was pleased with his team’s effort during the match. In kills, Kaylee Jefferson led the team with 11. Also Mieke VanBenthem had five and Autumn...

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SSISD Board Approves Budget Amendments and Personnel Changes in Special Session Friday
Aug26

SSISD Board Approves Budget Amendments and Personnel Changes in Special Session Friday

Friday at noon in special session the Sulphur Springs School Board approved budget amendments for the fiscal year ending August 31, 2016. They also approved application to Texas Education Agency for Timeline for Accelerated Instruction waiver. Personnel changes were also approved: Resignations MaKayla Bookman  Title I Aide              Lamar Primary Stephanie Bronson  Special Ed Teacher High School New Personnel Justin Wilkerson     ...

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Wildcats Open Pre-District Season at Prim Tonight; KSST Pregame Broadcast Begins at 6:30 p.m.
Aug26

Wildcats Open Pre-District Season at Prim Tonight; KSST Pregame Broadcast Begins at 6:30 p.m.

The Wildcats’ football team opens the regular season Friday night at Gerald Prim Stadium as the Sherman Bearcats will be in town. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. Both teams are hoping to bounce back after abysmal 2015 seasons. Sherman’s only win last year came after the Wildcats defeated the Bearcats on the field, 20-17, but then forfeited the win due to a player eligibility issue. With that the Wildcats went 0-10. Wildcats Coach...

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Lady Cats Face Tough Competition in Tyler Tourney
Aug26

Lady Cats Face Tough Competition in Tyler Tourney

The Lady Cats’ volleyball team won a match but lost two on the first day of a Tyler tournament Thursday. Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Justin Maness said the Lady Cats came out slow in their first tournament match against former district foe Longview. The Lady Lobos won, 25-23 and 25-14. Coach Maness thought since the Lady Cats had played Longview in the past, they let the Lady Lobos get in their heads a little bit. He said the...

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Channel 18 News Friday, August 26, 2016
Aug26
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Historical and Genealogical Societies meet at Heritage Park
Aug26

Historical and Genealogical Societies meet at Heritage Park

ISABELLE HOPKINS AS PORTRAYED BY PAULA ALTENBAUMER The Hopkins County Historical Society hosted the annual joint meeting with the Genealogical Society on Thursday August 25 in the Chapel at Heritage Park. Approximately 50 persons attended. First, introductions of Historical president Bill Glover and Genealogical president John Sellers were made followed by announcements of upcoming events in the Park including the Yard Sale with...

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PJC-Sulphur Springs Attractive to Local Students at Registration
Aug26
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Bakers Back the Blue Silent Auction Raises Funds for Adopt A Cop
Aug26

Bakers Back the Blue Silent Auction Raises Funds for Adopt A Cop

Bakers Back the Blue is conducted a silent auction Friday at Sulphur Springs City Hall. The event from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. is a fund raiser for the Adopt A Cop program. All proceeds from the day’s activities will be given to Adopt A Cop. Michelle Idzy, local baker, stated that is a way for bakers to use their God given talents to help the community. She began speaking with other bakers and the idea was born. The cakes, cookies, and...

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Bill Bradford Road Update
Aug26

Bill Bradford Road Update

The good news is that all water, sewer, and drainage work on Bill Bradford Road has been completed and Atmos Energy will complete their gas lines within a week. The continuation of work on Bill Bradford Road will continue to limit traffic and as the concrete roadway is put in place a definite traffic balancing act will begin, according to City Manager Marc Maxwell. Maxwell told KSST News Friday morning that cement stabilization and...

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