Channel 18 News Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Winner Winner Winner Ranger’s Fan Fest
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Winner Winner Winner Ranger’s Fan Fest

Here are our winners!  I have a list of alternates if you can not pick up your tickets, or can’t go to the Fan Fest.  Call KSST at 903 885 3111 with questions. Thanks for Listening to KSST! Share...

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SSHS BPA Students Qualify for State Competition
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SSHS BPA Students Qualify for State Competition

Ten Business Professionals of America, or BPA students from Sulphur Springs High School qualified for State Competition at a regional leadership conference held last Saturday. Qualifiers are Aubrey Benson, who took first place in individual Administrative Support, Dylan Joiner, who came in first in individual Economic Research Project, Lydia Burleson, who finished second in Advanced Word Processing, Mandy Eckhardt, a second place...

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Alliance Bank Announces Promotions
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Alliance Bank Announces Promotions

Wednesday, January 18, 2017, President and Chief Executive Officer, Tom Sellers was pleased to announce that the Board of Directors for Alliance Bank have approved the promotions of Ruth Ann Crowson to Executive Vice President-Chief Risk Officer, Kevin Monk to Executive Vice President-Chief Operations Officer, Mike Jumper to Senior Vice President-Mortgage and Julie Degelia to Senior Vice President-Human Resource.   “Ruth Ann...

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A GoFundMe Account Raises Over $13,000 in First Hour for Homeless Sulphur Springs Man
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A GoFundMe Account Raises Over $13,000 in First Hour for Homeless Sulphur Springs Man

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 saw over $13,000 has been raised in one hour for Anthony’s Village, a gofundme.com account established by Colleen Hoover for a 19-year old homeless man in Sulphur Springs. The original goal of $5,000 was increased to $20,000 as money began pouring into the account. Some 385 people or more gave in the first hour. Hoover described the campaign on GoFundMe: Anthony’s Village. Share...

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Phoney Check Scam Making the Rounds
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Phoney Check Scam Making the Rounds

The images shown were taken of a letter sent to a Hopkins County Senior Citizen.   The bogus check had her name and current address on it. Spread the word and help people avoid these scam artists. This type of scam is common.  A bogus check is sent to unsuspecting people.  They attempt to deposit the check and meanwhile send real money back to the thieves via wire transfer.  The bait is the promise of a huge cash winning.  That payout...

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Dinner Bell Receives $500 From the Celebration Association
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Dinner Bell Receives $500 From the Celebration Association

Proceeds from the “Taste of Sulphur Springs” event that took place on November 9th, 2016 were presented to Dinner Bell on Wednesday January 18th, 2017. Mary Campbell and Kaydee Hauerwas presented the check to Head Cook Judy Gilreath. The Celebration Association promotes Downtown Businesses in Sulphur Springs, TX. Share...

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Moore’s Plea Garners Five Years in Prison
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Moore’s Plea Garners Five Years in Prison

Bradley Dale Moore pled guilty to Assault Family Violence with Previous Conviction Wednesday morning in Eighth Judicial District Court. He will serve five years in prison. He also pled true to a deadly weapon enhancement making him ineligible for parole until he has served at least 2.5 years day for day, according to Assistant District Attorney Clay Harrison. The State charged the Defendant with assaulting Michelle Jones, his former...

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Lions Club Serves Dinner Bell
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Lions Club Serves Dinner Bell

The Sulphur Springs Lion’s Club served the community at the weekly Dinner Bell at First United Methodist Church Wednesday January 18th, 2017. President Candace Ashmore said this is the Clubs first time sponsoring the event.  The Lion’s meet Tuesdays at Noon at Pizza Inn in Sulphur Springs. Don Sapaugh, the Club’s Tail Twister was not in attendance…. If anyone is interested in being a Community Partner for this...

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Vaughn, Cody File for Re-election to SSISD Board
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Vaughn, Cody File for Re-election to SSISD Board

On the first day of filing for the Sulphur Springs School Board election set for May 6th, both incumbents arrived early to fill out applications to return to office. Robert Cody and Robbin Vaughn will seek re-election to the board. Both are completing their first terms on the board. Mrs. Vaughn has served as board secretary and currently serves as vice-president of the board. She was elected to the Board in 2014.  She was elected as...

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