Sulphur Springs News Archives - Ksst Radio
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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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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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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It’s Almost Time for the Independence Day Concert!
Jun23

It’s Almost Time for the Independence Day Concert!

Everyone’s getting excited about the annual Independence Concert set for Saturday July 1 in downtown Sulphur Springs! Plan to bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating and claim your favorite place on Celebration Plaza for listening to the music and watching the fireworks. This year, there will be numerous restaurant vendors set up on the south side of the square with concessions, in addition to keeping their restaurants open...

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Update: Arrest Made for Vandalism on Celebration Plaza
Jun23

Update: Arrest Made for Vandalism on Celebration Plaza

  Update: CEDILLO,WESLEY LANE identified and arrested for his role in the vandalism. Update: According to Police Chief Jay Sanders, a 19-year old male has been arrested for Criminal Mischief in breaking the glass on the Celebration Plaza restroom. The glass restroom on the west side of Celebration Plaza now has two shattered windows and a barricade with police tape around it following an act of vandalism Wednesday night around 10...

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Stewart Sentenced to 10 Years for Possession of Child Pornography
Jun23

Stewart Sentenced to 10 Years for Possession of Child Pornography

Richard Lee Stewart, 34, of Sulphur Springs was sentenced to 10 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Thursday in Eighth Judicial District Court according to Matt Harris, Assistant District Attorney. Harris stated that this was the maximum sentence allowed for the Felony 3 Possession of Child Pornography case. Stewart was one of two Hopkins County men arrested in June 2014 in a case developed by through the Internet Crimes...

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Sulphur Springs Rotary Club Scholarship and Grant Recipients
Jun22

Sulphur Springs Rotary Club Scholarship and Grant Recipients

by Savannah Owens At their meeting on June 22nd, the Sulphur Springs Rotary club gave out Senior Scholarships to 6 seniors and grants to organizations around the community. The rotary club is 12 years old, and has 66 members and 4 honorary members. The money for the scholarships and grants came from their Claws for a Cause event.    The Rotary Club received 21 applications for the scholarships from all over Hopkins County. Two...

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Channel 18 News Thursday, June 22, 2017
Jun22
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