Herotown Evening Concludes Public Library Summer Reading Program
Jul31

Herotown Evening Concludes Public Library Summer Reading Program

The Sulphur Springs Public Library Summer Reading Program ended in a big way Thursday evening with a community reading event called Herotown.  KSST’s Enola Gay read a children’s book about Orson Welles War of the Worlds broadcast. One of the incredible Karaoke moments was provided by three year old Aubrey Wetzel who sang Let It Go from Frozen. Paramedic and Shift Captain Jeff Sanderson was at the event with an...

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Pilot In Critical Condition Following Plane Crash at Municipal Airport
Jul31

Pilot In Critical Condition Following Plane Crash at Municipal Airport

David German, 46, of Nebraska, is still in critical condition at Parkland Hospital in Dallas after fire engulfed his private plane and he was transported to Parkland Thursday evening by air ambulance. The Aeromaster Fixed Wing Single Engine bi-plane crashed on takeoff from the Sulphur Springs Municipal Airport. Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jay Sanders said the  9-1-1 call was received at the city dispatch office around 7:41 p.m. First...

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Plane Crash at Sulphur Springs Municipal Airport Thursday Evening
Jul30

Plane Crash at Sulphur Springs Municipal Airport Thursday Evening

Fire engulfed a private plane and the pilot was transported to Parkland Hospital Thursday evening. The bi-plane crashed on take off from the Sulphur Springs Municipal Airport. Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jay Sanders told KSST News that the 9-1-1 call came into dispatch at 7:41 p.m. Sanders said the pilot was burned over 100 percent of his body and was alive when transported by air to the Dallas hospital burn center. Sanders said...

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Chamber Connection – July 30, 2015  by Meredith Caddell
Jul30

Chamber Connection – July 30, 2015 by Meredith Caddell

KSST would like to thank everyone who attended their 68 years of Broadcasting Excellence! New owners, Rhonda & Chad Young thank you for celebrating 68 years of KSST Broadcasting, as well as the 50th Birthday of the KSST Studios with them at their Mixer last week!  It was a wonderful event filled with delicious food and drinks and TONS of nostalgic stories!    .   Thank you to everyone who attended the grand opening of Sears...

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Street Reconstruction Continues as Water Line Project Concludes
Jul29

Street Reconstruction Continues as Water Line Project Concludes

A very large city of Sulphur Springs water line project running from Highway 19 to past the Lake Sulphur Springs dam along the Peerless highway requires just successful testing to be completed. City Manager Marc Maxwell said the water line had been a source of problems for several water districts in the area. Now the use of the water line awaits testing results before use. The line has failed testing thus far but Maxwell is confident...

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Memorial Bench Damage An Accident
Jul29

Memorial Bench Damage An Accident

An attempt to straighten the legs on the World War I Memorial bench at Celebration Plaza by two 13-year olds failed, according to Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jay Sanders. Sanders said legs on the bench were wobbly and the lad wanted to straighten the legs. The bench fell over and the boys panicked and ran. Tuesday afternoon, the lad, along with his parents, told Sulphur Springs’ police investigator Monty Tipps the accident was not...

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WWI Memorial Vandalized; Crime Stoppers Offers Reward
Jul28

WWI Memorial Vandalized; Crime Stoppers Offers Reward

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the vandalism/damage done to the World War I Memorial located at the Veteran’s Memorial at Celebration Plaza. If you have information for Crime Stoppers call 903-885-2020. http://www.ksstradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Damage-to-Plaza-Benches.mp3 Share...

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Summer Paving Program for City Streets
Jul27

Summer Paving Program for City Streets

Selected for this year’s city of Sulphur Springs’ summer paving program are mostly parts of Live Oak, Waco, Vonda, League, Carter, South Davis, Woodlawn, West, Joyce, Jill, South Moore and Finney streets.  The new coat of asphalt on these streets will cost a little over $560,000.  Work is expected to get underway next month.  City Manager Marc Maxwell says streets are selected that still have good sub-base and won’t...

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City Repairs Water Leak at Celebration Plaza
Jul22

City Repairs Water Leak at Celebration Plaza

Not the kind of activity City Manager Marc Maxwell wants at Celebration Plaza but a water leak forced city crews to break up sidewalk and walkway to repair the problem. Manager Maxwell talked to KSST News Wednesday afternoon. Share...

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“Updated” Former Cumby Teacher Held on Federal Charges
Jul21

“Updated” Former Cumby Teacher Held on Federal Charges

“There’s still a lot of work to do.” Hopkins County Sheriff’s deputy Sgt. Corley Weatherford knows there is more investigation to be accomplished before the federal court trial of a former Cumby ISD math teacher. Weatherford’s statement followed the unsealing of a federal indictment against the former Sulphur Springs resident today (July 21) in a Tyler federal court. The case is now being investigated by...

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