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SSHS Grad Jessica Rivera Awarded Stars on the Rise Scholarship
Jun24

SSHS Grad Jessica Rivera Awarded Stars on the Rise Scholarship

COMMERCE, TX—The Office of Hispanic Outreach & Retention and Profes! at Texas A&M Commerce co-hosted the annual Stars on the Rise Scholarship Awards Program in collaboration with The Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. The event was held at the Dallas County Schools Technology & Training Center. The event was led by Dr. Lee Young, associate vice president for enrollment management, Dr. Fred Fuentes, assistant dean...

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Cedillo Faces State Jail Felony Charges for Shattering Glass Wall With Ring
Jun24

Cedillo Faces State Jail Felony Charges for Shattering Glass Wall With Ring

His act is a State Jail Felony due to the value of the damage done. During an interview with Sulphur Springs Police Department Detective Bo Fox, Wesley Lane Cedillo, 18, listed as homeless confessed to vandalizing the glass restroom on the west side of Celebration Plaza Wednesday night.. He stated that he shattered the glass with his ring. The glass and other damage done in the Criminal Mischief is valued at over $2500. The glass...

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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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Thunderstorm Alert for Northeastern Hopkins County Until 11 p.m.
Jun23

Thunderstorm Alert for Northeastern Hopkins County Until 11 p.m.

Significant weather advisory for Northeastern Hopkins and Delta Counties until 11 p.m. Friday evening, June 23, 2017. A strong thunderstorm was identified by radar 8 miles northeast of Cooper Lake State Park South Sulphur. Lightning and heavy rain with winds gusting to 50 miles per hour possible. Localized flooding is possible. This storm is moving South at 10 mph. Sulphur Bluff and Tira will be affected by this storm as well as...

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Governor Signs Flynn Authored American Laws in American Courts Bill Into Law
Jun23

Governor Signs Flynn Authored American Laws in American Courts Bill Into Law

AUSTIN-Last week, Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 45 authored by Representative Dan Flynn (R-Van) into law. This bill, known as American Laws in American Courts, will require the Texas Supreme Court to adopt rules to ensure that the application of foreign laws cannot be used to violate constitutional rights guaranteed under the Texas or United State Constitutions. “By successfully passing American Law in American Courts...

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Channel 18 News Friday, June 23, 2017
Jun23
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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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Imozell Stuart
Jun23

Imozell Stuart

A family burial for Imozell Stuart was held on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, the day after her death, in the Stuart family area of Forbis Cemetery. Imozell D. Stuart, age 80, of Emory, passed away on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Dallas, at Texas Health Resources (Presbyterian Hospital). She was born April 26, 1937, in Point, to Andrew Thomas and Rosa Jobe. She was a graduate of Point High School in the Class of 1955. Imozell married Allen...

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Harvey Doyle Hantsche
Jun23

Harvey Doyle Hantsche

Harvey Doyle Hantsche, age 81, of Point, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Tyler, at Hospice of East Texas. Harvey was born May 21, 1936, in Winters, to Theodore and Ethel Vogler Hantsche. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force and in the U.S. Navy. During his working years, he worked in construction as an iron worker. He belonged to the Iron Workers Union. Also, Harvey was a member of the Masonic Lodge. He married Sheila...

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Hopkins County Man Arrested for Cruelty to Animals
Jun23

Hopkins County Man Arrested for Cruelty to Animals

Thursday night around 11 p.m., Hopkins County Deputies were called to 1850 CR 4592 where they found malnourished dogs in a cage on the side of the road. In the cage were five puppies alive and one dead. The puppies appeared malnourished with hip bones and ribs visible through the skin and the puppies were crying. No food in the cage and only green colored water caused the deputies to obtain a seizure warrant. The dead puppy appeared...

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