Channel 18 News Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Spring Game Thursday Rain or Shine
May25

Spring Game Thursday Rain or Shine

Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens said Wednesday afternoon that the Blue and White Spring Football Game will be played on Thursday at 6 p.m. The weather will determine whether it’s played at Gerald Prim Stadium or at the Multipurpose Building. There will be no admission charge to attend. Coach Owens said his goal is to play the scrimmage-like game at the Prim. He said he wanted to make a big deal out of the game since spring...

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SSHS Coaching Changes Set
May25

SSHS Coaching Changes Set

Coaching changes tend to increase during the spring. This time of year, Wildcats Football Coach and Athletic Director Greg Owens is almost always busy filling coaching vacancies at middle school and high school. Coach Owens gave the latest news to media members Wednesday morning. Longtime Soccer and Cross Country Coach Andy Holt is heading to Frisco Wakeland to be head soccer coach. Coach Owens promoted Wildcats Assistant Coach Nicky...

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Dairy Festival Queen and Contestants
May25

Dairy Festival Queen and Contestants

The Dairy Festival season will soon be upon Hopkins County once again. Contestants for the Dairy Festival Pageant have been announced, 8 soon-to-be senior girls from Sulphur Springs High School. The reigning Dairy Festival Queen is Ms. Sidney Elaine Dietze. Sidney Dietze is the daughter of Jason and Jill Dietze and the sister of Peyton and Jason Luke Dietze. Sidney loves to sing, play sports, participate in theater, and work with...

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Sulphur Springs High School Summer School Set
May25

Sulphur Springs High School Summer School Set

Sulphur Springs High School summer school schedule and purpose has been announced through the office of Principal Derek Driver. In 2016 Summer School has two components: 1) Credit Recovery and 2) End of Course Reviews.  There is no cost for summer school.  Applications must be received before the first day of the summer school session. Credit Recovery provides for the recovery of credit not earned during the regular school year. ...

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Local Man Arrested for Arson
May25

Local Man Arrested for Arson

Eric Dale Bailey, 30, of Sulphur Springs is in Hopkins County Jail charged with arson and held on a $20,000 bond. Bailey’s arson charge is related to an early morning fire in the 900 block of Gilmer Street. The investigation is continuing according to Fire Investigator Aaron Kager. The offense is a second degree felony. As previously reported by KSST News, Sulphur Springs fire investigators were seeking to determine the reason for an...

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Mark Sustaire Family 2016 Dairy Festival Parade Marshalls
May25

Mark Sustaire Family 2016 Dairy Festival Parade Marshalls

DAIRYMAN MARK SUSTAIRE, DAIRY FESTIVAL PARADE MARSHALL FOR 2016 When the Hopkins County Dairy Festival Parade rolls by on Saturday June 11, watch for Mark and Amy Sustaire and their family waving to the crowds along the parade route. The long-time dairy family has been selected as Parade Marshalls for the 2016 event. During a KSST Morning Show interview, Mark said that his Sustaire ancestors arrived in the southeastern part of Hopkins...

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“Updated” Barker Wins Precinct 1 Commissioner Run-off; Ellis Wins Education District 9 Seat
May24

“Updated” Barker Wins Precinct 1 Commissioner Run-off; Ellis Wins Education District 9 Seat

Mickey Barker won the Primary Run-off for Commissioner Precinct 1 Republican Party nominee. There is no Democrat opponent making Barker the only name on the ballot in the General Election. Barker received 512 votes to Maci Mattison Newsom 314. Early voting saw Barker leading 231 to Newsom’s 159. On election day, Barker garnered 281 to Newsom’s  155. In Hopkins County, Keven Ellis, President of the Lufkin ISD School Board...

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Meal-a-Day Seeks Volunteer Cook and Driver
May24

Meal-a-Day Seeks Volunteer Cook and Driver

Meal-a-Day Center at the Senior Citizen’s Building, 150 MLK Blvd. Sulphur Springs is seeking a cook for one day per week and an every week-day driver for the Como-Pickton route. The meal-a-day center furnishes a meal to homebound residents and other in Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County. To volunteer or for more information contact the center at the location or call 903-885-1661. Share...

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Channel 18 News Tuesday, May 24, 2015
May24
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