Hopkins County News Archives - Ksst Radio
Saltillo Man Arrested for Assault with Deadly Weapon
Oct20

Saltillo Man Arrested for Assault with Deadly Weapon

When Hopkins County deputies arrived at a residence on CR 3355 near Saltillo, they found William Alston Moore, 36, highly intoxicated. A series of events led to his arrest for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon-Family Violence-2nd Degree Felony. Moore had been involved in a disturbance with a friend and threatened to return with a gun. Moore’s wife attempted to stop him from returning to the scene of the disturbance due to him...

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Resident on Plano Street Charged With 10 Counts of Possession of Child Pornography
Oct20

Resident on Plano Street Charged With 10 Counts of Possession of Child Pornography

According to Sheriff Lewis Tatum, two weeks ago, Hopkins County Sheriff’s Investigator Sgt. Corley Weatherford received several complaints from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Weatherford, who heads up the local task force, began investigation that led to the arrest of River James Graham, 21, a resident on Plano Street in Sulphur Springs. Graham has been charged with 10 counts of possession of child...

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Miller Grove News October 20th, 2017
Oct20

Miller Grove News October 20th, 2017

As the leaves begin to change color and mornings becoming more crisp with a coolness hanging in the air, you can definitely say it is fall in east Texas.  Grabbing a jacket as I leave for work is something that seems out of place after coming off of the high summer time temperatures in August and September.  But I’m not complaining in any way – this weather beats the heat and humidity that we sometimes see up until the end...

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“Main Street Uncorked” Wine and Music Fundraiser Benefits Veterans Memorial
Oct20

“Main Street Uncorked” Wine and Music Fundraiser Benefits Veterans Memorial

One of the event co-coordinators for the first-ever “Main Street Uncorked” benefit tasting event is Jeanna Smith Penny. Along with Phil and Vanessa Williams, owners of Phinesse Farms Winery in downtown Sulphur Springs, Jeanna invited numerous wineries from across the NE Texas region and 14 accepted their invitation to the give-back event.That means for your $20 ticket, you may sample ten different Texas wines from the...

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Como-Pickton FFA Teams Place at State Fair, Donate to Help-a-Child Benefit
Oct20

Como-Pickton FFA Teams Place at State Fair, Donate to Help-a-Child Benefit

According to Michael Bowen, Ag Instructor and FFA Sponsor, the Como Pickton FFA teams competed at the State Fair of Texas Agricultural Mechanics Show. The students also donated a shop-built BBQ Smoker to be auctioned at the Help-a-Child Benefit on October 21 in the Civic Center arena. Here is their report. Specialty Equipment Trailer – 2nd in class exhibited by Parker Cummings and Daniel Galvan Portable Milking Parlor –...

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Cold Fronts in the Garden by Mario Villarino
Oct20

Cold Fronts in the Garden by Mario Villarino

Cold season is here! As you have already noticed, cold front during the fall can create a serious challenges for farmers and gardeners alike. When refereeing to this time of the year, Keith C. Hansen, Extension Horticulturist, Smith Co. – Tyler, Texas wrote for Aggie horticulture: “The cool, crisp days of fall are finally here, bringing pleasant outdoor gardening weather. The change from daylight savings reminds us that the first...

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Ahhh-Autumn, Pumpkins, & Onions By Johanna Hicks
Oct20

Ahhh-Autumn, Pumpkins, & Onions By Johanna Hicks

Greetings from Omaha, Nebraska!  As I prepare this week’s column, I’m enjoying the cool temperatures on the second day of the National Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences conference.  It has been an adventurous trip, but I won’t go into that for now.  However, the cooler temperatures have inspired me to share a recipe from Extension’s “Dinner Tonight” website.  I hope you will try this recipe as a main dish! Creamy...

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Channel 18 News Thursday, October 19, 2017
Oct19
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Senior Citizens Chili Cook-Off Approaching
Oct19

Senior Citizens Chili Cook-Off Approaching

This year’s Chili Cook-Off will be held at noon on Tuesday, October 24th at the Senior Citizens Center. There will be 15 pots of chili for you to come and eat all you want, and five judges from all around the community whose job will be to judge all of the entries. Your only job will be to sample as much chili and crackers as you want. Drinks and dessert will also be served. All of this is FREE to you. Just come, eat, and enjoy!...

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Hopkins County
Oct19

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Hopkins County

Ragan Dennis, a caseworker and counselor employed by Safe-T Family Services located in Sulphur Springs, visited the KSST Studios during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. She wants to let the public know where help is available for persons threatened in an abusive or potentially violent situation, relationship or lifestyle.  Through it’s network of agencies, Safe-T helps provide counseling,  support and housing for  women, women...

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