*Update* Tyler Rosamond Injured – Whitehouse 56 Wildcats 35
Sep13

*Update* Tyler Rosamond Injured – Whitehouse 56 Wildcats 35

Right after the start of the 4th quarter, Tyler Rosamond went down on a run to the right side.  After some attention he was helped to his feet and started off the field.  He went down again and was eventually loaded into an ambulance and was taken to a local hospital.  The information is that it may be some type of a back injury. *Update* SSHS Head Football Coach Greg Owens reports in on KSST’s Coaches Show that Tyler Rosamond...

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Sunrise in Hopkins County, 09/11 We are Blessed
Sep11

Sunrise in Hopkins County, 09/11 We are Blessed

      Photograph by Rhonda Olsen, KSST Junior Staff Photographer

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WWII’s “The Battle of Peleliu” Part of a Veteran’s Legacy
Sep11

WWII’s “The Battle of Peleliu” Part of a Veteran’s Legacy

The battle at Peleliu in the South Pacific Theater during World War II is little known to many but to Ed Hammond and those who fought with him, it is a legacy that should be heard. Over 70% of the battalion did not return. Ed told his story to KSST/Channel 18 Tuesday morning on The Morning Show with Enola Gay. Here is a part of his story. Other veterans have stories. After viewing Ed’s story, encourage your veteran to share...

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Memorial Hospital & Clinic Has New Husband & Wife Family Medicine Providers
Sep10
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Thursday Sept. 11th is Patriot Day
Sep10

Thursday Sept. 11th is Patriot Day

Thursday Sept. 11th is Patriot Day, not to be confused with Patriot’s Day in April. Though not a national holiday, Patriot Day is a flag-flying day of observance of 9/11/2001. In Sulphur Springs, flags on the downtown square will be lowered at 7am tomorrow (Thursday) by the Hopkins County Marine Corps League. League members will also lay a wreath on the square in memory of 9-11 victims. All Americans are encouraged to fly Old...

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Capital Murder Suspect Arrested
Sep10

Capital Murder Suspect Arrested

Working on a tip, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department arrested 21-year old James Crawford of Talco for a capital murder in Mt. Vernon last week. The suspect was arrested in an apartment in Marshall at 1 a.m. Tuesday. Crawford is accused of the murder of 75-year old Kenneth Raley of Mt. Vernon. The body of Raley was found in his Miller Street home last Wednesday evening. Franklin County Sheriff Ricky Jones said it was obvious foul...

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Terrific Tuesday Mini Walks Schedule
Sep09

Terrific Tuesday Mini Walks Schedule

“A Walk To Remember” MINI WALK Schedule Sulphur Springs Health and Rehab — Thursday, September 11th 10:00 AM Sunny Springs Nursing and Rehab — Friday, September 26th 10:00 Terrific Tuesdays — Tuesday, September 30th 10:00 AM Rock Creek Health and Rehab — Wednesday, October 1st 2:00 PM Hopkins Place – Thursday, October 2nd 10:30 AM Wesley House/Wesley Oaks — Friday, October 3rd at 10:00...

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Ed Hammond and his Neighbor Harry King Visited Enola Gay
Sep09

Ed Hammond and his Neighbor Harry King Visited Enola Gay

Ed Hammond and his neighbor Harry King visited Enola Gay in the studio to talk about the upcoming 70th anniversary of the WWII “Battle of Peleliu” fought in the Pacific. Hammond, a US Marine veteran, stormed the beach in the first wave of the assault on September 15, 1944. The battle codenamed Operation Stalemate, was fought between the United States and the Empire of Japan in the Pacific Theatre from September through...

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80 Year Old Pickton Man Arrested
Sep07

80 Year Old Pickton Man Arrested

An 80-year old Pickton man faces multiple charges after he was arrested for threatening a convenience store clerk with a baseball bat and later struggling with a Sheriff’s deputy who was arresting him. The incident began at a Como convenience store at 4:43 p.m. Friday. Deputy Paul Fenimore later found the suspect in a car nearby in the 100 block of McBride Street. The man also faces charges for having a handgun in the car and for...

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Fire at the Hampton Inn, Worker Arrested
Sep07

Fire at the Hampton Inn, Worker Arrested

A laborer at Hampton Inn in Sulphur Springs was arrested Friday for setting a fire in a maintenance room at the hotel earlier that day. There was very little damage to the hotel according to Sulphur Springs’ firefighters. A 45-year old Sulphur Springs man confessed to starting the fire lighting powder from firecrackers and a rag with a flammable substance on it. The fire was reported at 2:44 p.m. Friday

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