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Channel 18 News Tuesday, May 22, 2018
May22
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Video Presentation: Dairy Festival Queens Dinner 2018
May22

Video Presentation: Dairy Festival Queens Dinner 2018

The  2018 Dairy Festival Queen’s Dinner hosted by Queen Jaci Reed was May 21st at The Alcove on Celebration Plaza. Candidates for the  Dairy Festival Queen title, their parents, and members of the Dairy Festival Board were...

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Meal A Day Needs Volunteer Cooks for Wednesday, Thursday; Route Driver for Monday
May22

Meal A Day Needs Volunteer Cooks for Wednesday, Thursday; Route Driver for Monday

Meal A Day, located at the Senior Center on Martin Luther King Drive, is in need of cooks for Wednesday and Thursday. These positions are not the lead cook, so volunteers will need to be able to follow directions of the lead cook. Cooks for Friday will be needed in June. Meal A Day also needs a volunteer route driver for each Monday. Cooks start work at 7 a.m. and are usually finished by 11 a.m. The cooks are needed due to relocation...

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A “Salute to Excellence” For All Area Graduates of the Class of 2018!
May22

A “Salute to Excellence” For All Area Graduates of the Class of 2018!

The staff of KSST, Channel 18 TV and ksstradio.com salute the hard work and commitment to excellence that graduates of the area schools have shown as they prepare for their big day, graduation. It is our privilege to congratulate them and wish them unlimited success!   There are 50 senior classmen who will receive diplomas at Como-Pickton High School graduation in the Eagles’ Heflin Field on Friday May 25 at 7:30pm. (in...

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Two Buys, Two Dates, One Arrest
May22

Two Buys, Two Dates, One Arrest

Two separate purchases of Methamphetamine on two separate dates led to warrants for  the arrest of Jackson Blaze Gilreath, 22, of Sulphur Springs. The purchases of approximately 2.6 grams of meth from Gilreath were made by the Special Crimes Unit. Gilreath was arrested at Clayton Homes Monday at 2:12 p.m. by officers of the SCU. He is in Hopkins County Jail charged with one count of Manufacture Deliver Controlled Substance Penalty...

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Capacity Attendance at Annual Reilly Springs Cemetery Memorial Day
May22

Capacity Attendance at Annual Reilly Springs Cemetery Memorial Day

More than 200 persons were present for Reilly Springs Cemetery Memorial Day services on the third Sunday in May at the quaint community where flags still fly and families still worship.  Services were conducted in the sanctuary of the former Reilly Springs Methodist Church by members of the cemetery Board of Directors.  Ted Boggs led the opening prayer, music and memories were presented by Bill Owens, Tonya Miller Ross brought the...

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Today is Primary Runoff Election Day
May22

Today is Primary Runoff Election Day

This is Primary Runoff Election Day in Texas. In Hopkins County, voting places have been consolidated for this election. There are four polling places, open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m., in the city of Sulphur Springs and one in Precinct 2 that will accommodate voters include the Lutheran Church on Texas Street, the Courthouse downtown, Morning Chapel Missionary Baptist Church on Fuller Street, and League Street Church of Christ and...

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Ward Sentenced to 10 Years Monday
May21

Ward Sentenced to 10 Years Monday

In a trial before Eighth Judicial District Court Monday afternoon, William Hunter Ward was sentenced to 10 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. The trial before the court was on a Motion to Revoke for an offense that occurred on March 26, 2012. Ward had been indicted and convicted of Manufacture Delivery of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 less than 1-gram in a Drug Free Zone, Felony 3. He has been arrested several...

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SSHS Commencement Ceremony Moved to Civic Center Arena
May21

SSHS Commencement Ceremony Moved to Civic Center Arena

According to a Press Release from the Office of Rusty Hardin, Assistant Superintendent for Sulphur Springs Independent School District, graduation  for the Sulphur Springs High School Class of 2018 has been moved to the Civic Center Arena this Friday, May 25th, due to the weather forecast of possible rain. Doors will open at 7:00 pm and the Commencement Ceremony will start at 8:00 pm. Practice for graduating seniors is that morning at...

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Local Emergency Planning
May21

Local Emergency Planning

Wednesday, May 23, 2018, Hopkins County Emergency Planning and the County Fire Department will host a Local Emergency Planning  event conducted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, the U. S. Department of Homeland Security, the  U. S. Department of  Labor/OSHA, and U. S. EPA Region 6. The event will take place at the Hopkins County Civic Center, 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Representatives from counties,cities, and municipal...

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