Dr. Darren Arnecke on the Care Unit at Memorial Hospital
Oct15

Dr. Darren Arnecke on the Care Unit at Memorial Hospital

Physical, occupational, and speech therapies present a challenge for those in need of rehabilitative care. For those needing rehab, time, travel, and comfort are often a priority in choosing where and when the service is provided. For those who perform the rehab, the challenge of proper facilities and tools is paramount. Dr. Darren Arnecke, Doctor of Internal Medicine and medical director for the Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Rehab...

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Texas Farm Bureau Puts on “Ag in the Class”
Oct14

Texas Farm Bureau Puts on “Ag in the Class”

The Texas Farm Bureau put on its’ first day of the two day Ag in the Class for fourth grade students Monday in the Civic Center Arena. More than 400 students were in attendance Monday from all over Hopkins County and surrounding counties. Don Smith with the Texas Farm Bureau of Hopkins and Rains counties said the event teaches young people about agriculture, what it does and why it is done. He noted it’s all about food production that...

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City Council Wrap Up 10/07/14
Oct09

City Council Wrap Up 10/07/14

At Tuesday night’s meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council, the council approved an ordinance on first reading for issuance and sale of $5-million of certificates of obligation for more street work, equipment and renovation work for old City Hall. The council also passed several ordinances on second and final reading to help Saputo Dairy Foods receive financial incentives from the state for a plant expansion....

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Breast Cancer Awareness at Memorial
Oct09

Breast Cancer Awareness at Memorial

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Radiology Department is extending their hours in an attempt to get more women to schedule screening mammograms. Wearing their pink, Adam Larson, Director of Radiology at the hospital, and Dr. Renita Butler, a Diagnostic Radiologist, discussed their department and screenings on KSST’s Good Morning Show with Enola Gay Wednesday...

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Trail Dust Inn Reopens Its Doors
Oct08

Trail Dust Inn Reopens Its Doors

The Trail Dust Inn is now open…again. The Best Western hotel opened its newly remodeled doors on Monday, October 8 after the main building suffered major fire damage over a year ago. Renovations on the Trail Dust Inn began on June 1 of this year. A brand new lobby and breakfast area now stands where the two-story lobby and indoor-entrance rooms stood prior to the structure fire. Heritage Hall, the hotel’s conference center and banquet...

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Trenis Turner and The Avid Reader
Oct08

Trenis Turner and The Avid Reader

Business owner, Trenis Turner, stands behind the counter of the Avid Reader, a half-price paperback book store in Sulphur Springs, Texas. He has been in charge of the book store over ten years as of May 4. “When I first opened up, I did an ad with KSST with Enola Gay,” Turner said. “She did a two week thing for me on the radio. I also passed out pamphlets and whenever a new customer comes in, I’ll give them a...

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“Updated” United Way 100 % Club for October 7, 2014
Oct08

“Updated” United Way 100 % Club for October 7, 2014

Chris Voorheese, the Hopkins County United Way Campaign Chairman for the second straight year, explained how United Way works on KSST’s Good Morning Show with Enola Gay Wednesday morning. Voorheese was joined by AgriLife Extension Agent Johanna Hicks who helps supervise Hopkins County 4H, one of 17 county groups that benefit from United Way funds. This year’s goal is $160,000. Voorheese stressed that 99% of funds raised stay in...

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United Way Off To a Good Start
Oct08

United Way Off To a Good Start

The Hopkins County United Way is off to a good start toward their goal of $160,000 this year. At the first report meeting Tuesday morning, a total of $21,230 was reported. That’s roughly 13% of the goal. Last year’s total after the first meeting was...

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Hay Show Sale

This year’s Hopkins County Hay Champion is Marilyn Smith. Her hay received the highest hay score at the 2014 Hopkins County Hay Show. Ms. Smith’s hay was purchased by Alliance Bank for $1,000. G&L Hay Farm grabbed second and third place. City National Bank bought the second place hay for $1,000. Texas Heritage Bank purchased the third place hay for $700. Other winners were 4th and 5th place Tom Glossup, sixth place Max Palmer,...

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Authorities Searching for Suspects in Harrison County Cattle Theft Case
Oct02

Authorities Searching for Suspects in Harrison County Cattle Theft Case

Marshall, Texas – Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Ranger Larry Hand and the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department are seeking information on the theft of 12 head of livestock, three saddles, seven bridles and several tools that were stolen from a Harrison County cattle ranch sometime between Monday, Sept. 29 and Tuesday, Sept. 30. According to Hand, the 12 head of yearling cattle were penned late on...

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