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Channel 18 News Wednesday, June 21, 2017
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The EDGE for Middle School Athletes
Jun21

The EDGE for Middle School Athletes

For a second year, the Sulphur Springs Athletic Department is offering The Edge for middle school athletes. It is a four week program taking place Monday through Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. each day until July 6. It began on June 12. The Edge for middle school athletes does not have endurance work like gassers, hill climbing and 100 yard dashes featuring in The Edge for high school athletes. It’s focus is more on...

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A Chat with Tom Sellers Celebrating Alliance Bank’s 90th Birthday
Jun21

A Chat with Tom Sellers Celebrating Alliance Bank’s 90th Birthday

by Enola Gay President and CEO of Alliance Bank Tom Sellers paid a visit to the KSST Morning Show to share a bit of Alliance Bank history with listeners and viewers. You can see read the history and view historic photos on the bank website, alliancebank.com.  In brief, the bank’s birth was during the Depression era, when in 1927 it was chartered by two of the largest shareholders of First State Bank which had closed for...

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Additional Charges for Mowrer; Bryant Also Charged
Jun21

Additional Charges for Mowrer; Bryant Also Charged

Additional charges were added Tuesday for Jeffrey Edward Mowrer, 25, arrested Monday for Tamper Fabricate Physical Evidence with Intent to Impair and Possession of a Controlled Substance less than 28-grams. Mowrer had fled Hopkins County Deputies attempting to serve an arrest warrant for burglaries that occurred in southern Hopkins County where Mowrer was staying with a female on State Highway 154 (see first arrest below). Along with...

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Man Charged With Cockfighting; Roosters Confiscated
Jun21

Man Charged With Cockfighting; Roosters Confiscated

[Editor’s Note: KSST will only post names and pictures of those charged with misdemeanors when the circumstances are out of the ordinary. This is one of those instances in which the crime is an inhumane act toward an animal/fowl.] Interdiction Deputy Harry Washington stopped a van for a traffic violation at the 122-mile marker on westbound I-30 Tuesday. Inside the van in plain view were a number of roosters. Deputy Washington was told...

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Timmons Sentenced for Arson
Jun21

Timmons Sentenced for Arson

Joshua Timmons, 28, was sentenced to 12 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Tuesday afternoon in Eighth Judicial District Court. Timmons was on probation for arson but that was revoked when he was charged with Injury to Elderly/Child/Disabled with Intent Bodily Injury. The Injury to Elderly charge was dismissed as a part of a plea bargain agreement. However, with the sentence for the Felony 2 arson, Timmons will be...

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Community Calendar for June 21-25, 2017
Jun21

Community Calendar for June 21-25, 2017

Deadline for Hopkins County young ladies to sign up to participate in the Fall Festival Cover Girl contest is June 23, 2017. Packets can be picked up at the Civic Center box office. These must be completed and turned in there before noon Friday. For those who have entered, an organizational meeting is scheduled for July 6 at 6 pm at Pizza Inn. Contact Cover Girl Coordinator Tracy Dennis at 903-243-1925 or [email protected] A...

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Channel 18 News Tuesday, June 20, 2017
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In Town Route Driver Needed for Wednesday Meal-a-Day
Jun20

In Town Route Driver Needed for Wednesday Meal-a-Day

According to Karen Weatherman, being a Meal-a-Day is more than delivering a meal. Weatherman says the local Meal-a-Day program is in need of a Wednesday in-town driver. A torn Achilles Tendon and coming surgery to repair the tear has sidelined the previous driver. The tear occurred while the driver was on vacation.   The route usually takes one hour unless the drive visits with those who whom he or she delivers. That’s the more that...

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Deadline for Fall Festival Cover Girl Contestant Sign Up is Friday, June 23
Jun20

Deadline for Fall Festival Cover Girl Contestant Sign Up is Friday, June 23

Hopkins County young ladies that are entering their Junior year of high school in August, 2017, are invited to sign up  to participate in the 2017 Fall Festival Cover Girl Contest. Deadline for sign up is Friday, June 23rd at noon. Qualifications for competing are in the packets that can be picked up at the Hopkins County Civic Center or from the contest coordinator. There is a $30 entry fee. The entry fee, application and a clear and...

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