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Don’t Miss Out: This Saturday is A Night in Paris
Feb08
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Love is in the Air By Johanna Hicks
Feb08

Love is in the Air By Johanna Hicks

               Ahhh, February – a month of love, Valentines, hearts, flowers, candy, candlelight, and romance.  The months of December and February are popular for marriage proposals, and many couples will be embarking on a journey to plan the perfect wedding.  However, the WEDDING is not the important part.  The MARRIAGE should be the focus of any...

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New Bassmaster “Texas Fest” Elite Tourney and Expo Coming to Lake Fork in May
Feb05

New Bassmaster “Texas Fest” Elite Tourney and Expo Coming to Lake Fork in May

Michael Rogge with KiKi Bettis Does Spring make you think fishing? Michael Rogge, a well-known fishing guide and sportsman along with KiKi Bettis, Executive Director of the Wood County Industrial Commission, put the word out about an exciting new Lake Fork event when they visited the KSST studios on Tuesday February 5. In fact, the four-day Bassmaster “Texas Fest” Elite Tournament Festival is going to be for everyone of...

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Winnsboro Police Department Report January 28-February 3, 2019
Feb04

Winnsboro Police Department Report January 28-February 3, 2019

Winnsboro Police arrested three, responded to 143 calls for service, issued 58 citations, and wrote 37 warnings during the January 28-February 3, 2019 report period. Cameron Kull, 18, of Pickton, was arrested January 29th for possession of marijuana more than 2 oz but less than 4 oz. Treyvon Henderson, 21, of Winnsboro, was arrested February 1st for Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility and No Driver’s License. Angela...

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Dinner Bell Menu For February 6, 2019
Feb03

Dinner Bell Menu For February 6, 2019

Dinner Bell February 6, 2019 Community Partner:   An Anonymous Friend Menu: Baked HamMacaroni and CheeseGreens (from a local garden)Garden Salad Cornbread Muffins and butterPear, Apple, Cranberry Crisp with Cinnamon CreamBaked Pears (the no added sugar dessert) Same time (11:45 a.m.). Same place (Fellowship Hall of the First United Methodist Church). Come join us for a great meal and good visitation around the tables....

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HEART MONTH: Cardiology is a Unique Sub-Specialty of CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital in Sulphur Springs
Feb01

HEART MONTH: Cardiology is a Unique Sub-Specialty of CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital in Sulphur Springs

L. to R. Hospital Cath Lab Director Nolan Willis and Cardiologist Dr. Jai Varma February is American Heart Month, designed to bring public attention and awareness to heart health and the prevalence and severity of heart disease in the United States. On the February 1 KSST Good Morning Show, we invited Dr. Jai Varma, Cardiologist with Advanced Heart Care and Nolan Willis, Director of the Cath Lab at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital in...

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Tira News Feb 1st, 2019
Feb01

Tira News Feb 1st, 2019

By Jan Vaughn A special meeting of the Tira City Council was called for Monday, January 28th , for the purpose of discussing the needed repairs on the Community Center, due to the water damage, which happened in December. The group considered the estimates and made their selection. The repairs were scheduled to begin on Wednesday, January 30th . Another topic on the agenda was the property insurance. We recently learned that the...

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Two Diabetes Series Available By Johanna Hicks
Feb01

Two Diabetes Series Available By Johanna Hicks

               Texas A&M AgriLife Extension provides numerous educational opportunities at low- or no-cost to individuals.  One of those banner programs is diabetes education.  Approximately 12% of Hopkins County residents have been diagnosed with diabetes (higher than the state of Texas and the U.S.) according to the Centers for Disease Control. ...

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Chaffer’s Place Academy and Arts Offers Musical and Homeschool Education
Jan30

Chaffer’s Place Academy and Arts Offers Musical and Homeschool Education

Bringing a background of performing arts as well as homeschool skills, Kenya Duffey Chaffer and her husband Charles Chaffer have opened a first-of-it’s kind school in Sulphur Springs. On Tuesday January 29, 2019, the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting at Chaffer’s Place Academy and Arts located near downtown at 410 Main Street. Kenya and Charles opened the doors of their building to a host of friends...

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Avoid the Flu This Season: Tips from Infection Control at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital in Sulphur Springs
Jan29

Avoid the Flu This Season: Tips from Infection Control at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital in Sulphur Springs

Ben Pegues is an RN at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital and works daily in the Infection Control department of the hospital. Not a bedside nurse, Ben and his colleagues in Infection Control are a team on the lookout for infection in every department of the hospital, from surgeries to ICU and of course, with infectious diseases like the Flu. During a KSST Morning Show interview, Ben gave some insight into where we stand locally this...

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