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‘Fly Your Flag’ Combines Fun and Fundraising for New Women’s Center Equipment
Nov20

‘Fly Your Flag’ Combines Fun and Fundraising for New Women’s Center Equipment

Meredith Caddell and Holly Ragan of Healthcare Foundation When you hear the term “Fly Your Flag” what do you think of? Well, in Hopkins County during Thanksgiving season, it means school pride, pride in community and generous hearts. ‘Fly Your Flag’ has become a fun, competitive way to raise money for needed hospital equipment to better serve the local community. This year’s event is slightly different...

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Winnsboro Police Report November 12-18, 2018
Nov20

Winnsboro Police Report November 12-18, 2018

No arrests, two no injury accidents, 139 calls for service, 27 citations and 49 warnings written were reported by the Winnsboro Police Department during the November 12-18, 2018 report period. A two vehicle accident at 207 Knight Street on November 15th and a one vehicle accident at 823 South Main on November 18th were...

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Cumby FFA Placed 7th out of 70 Clubs during Area VI Leadership Development
Nov19

Cumby FFA Placed 7th out of 70 Clubs during Area VI Leadership Development

According to Dayton Wood, President of the Cumby FFA Chapter, the team had already placed 2nd at District earlier this Fall in Radio Broadcast contests, and that placement allowed them to advance to Area competition on November 14, 2018. Using scripts they developed during workshops and working as a broadcast team, they faced down students from 70 other schools to bring home 7th Place. However, they did not fulfill their dream of...

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Community Players, Inc., presents, “Sorry, Wrong Chimney” for the Holidays.
Nov16

Community Players, Inc., presents, “Sorry, Wrong Chimney” for the Holidays.

     The latest production presented by The Community Players, Inc., is “Sorry, Wrong Chimney,” a Yuletide farce written by Jack Sharkey and Leo W. Sears, and published by Samuel French.      “Sorry, Wrong Chimney,” Community Players, Inc’s, live theater production will have performances December 7th through the 9th, and December 14th through the 16th.  Friday and...

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Cinch Rodeo Finals Royalty Invites You to Exciting Rodeo Action Through Sat. Nov.  17
Nov16

Cinch Rodeo Finals Royalty Invites You to Exciting Rodeo Action Through Sat. Nov. 17

Rodeo Queen Bobbi Loran from Archer County, Texas has traveled to dozens of counties in seven states, making 121 rodeo appearances during her tenure as Miss UPRA 2018. That doesn’t count ribbon cuttings and parades she has been asked to attend! This redhead is now attending Mid Western State University majoring in Business Marketing, but does not plan to give up her horses anytime soon. She will crown the 2019 Miss UPRA during...

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Tira News: Nov. 16, 2018
Nov16

Tira News: Nov. 16, 2018

By Jan Vaughn Mark your calendars for the Tira Community Christmas Party. It is scheduled for Saturday, December 8th , at 6:00 p.m. at the Community Center. Brisket will be provided and residents are asked to bring side dishes and desserts. Also, we will be collecting regular sized canned goods for the Community Food Pantry. Make plans to come enjoy a time of visiting withyour neighbors. We are expecting Santa to drop in to visit with...

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Impaired Driving: A Deadly Danger at Thanksgiving By Johanna Hicks
Nov16

Impaired Driving: A Deadly Danger at Thanksgiving By Johanna Hicks

               Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have joined forces this Thanksgiving holiday to remind drivers that whether under the influence of illegal drugs, prescription drugs, or alcohol, any form of impaired driving is deadly and dangerous — and illegal.  The message is clear: If You...

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Attend NETCS “A Starry Night” Christmas Concert on December 1,2 on SSISD Stage
Nov15

Attend NETCS “A Starry Night” Christmas Concert on December 1,2 on SSISD Stage

NETCS Board President Mary Lou Foster and Director Carol Allen The stage of the SSISD Auditorium inside the Hopkins County Civic Center will be transformed into a holiday wonderland of stars for the Northeast Texas Choral Society annual Christmas concert. Choral Director Carol Allen and NETCS Board President Mary Lou Foster visited with Enola Gay on the KSST Morning Show to invite the public to this one-of-a-kind concert. Tickets are...

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Dinner Bell Thanksgiving 2018
Nov14

Dinner Bell Thanksgiving 2018

The 2018 Dinner Bell Feast was held Wednesday November 14th, 2018. The largest crowd of the year packed the First United Methodist Church. The local Knights of Columbus sponsored the meal, served the meal and smoked the turkeys diners enjoyed. Dinner Bell THNK2018 6 Dinner Bell THNK2018 7 Dinner Bell THNK2018 8 Dinner Bell THNK2018 1 Dinner Bell THNK2018 2 Dinner Bell THNK2018 3 Dinner Bell THNK2018 4 Dinner Bell THNK2018 5 Remember:...

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Know a Veteran in Need? This Organization Wants to Help
Nov14

Know a Veteran in Need? This Organization Wants to Help

Veteran’s Day has come and gone, but some veterans need assistance all year long.   That is where Operation Victor Echo Tango comes in.  Chris Wilburn, director of the charity, spoke with KSST News after their charity BBQ contest at the Hopkins County Civic Center last weekend.  “We raised over $6,000 for local veterans at the last BBQ” Chris said.  “Which is almost as much as we have...

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