United Way Kick Off Luncheon
Sep18

United Way Kick Off Luncheon

The Hopkins County United Way launched their fall campaign with a Workers Luncheon Wednesday at noon at the Southwest Dairy Museum. Campaign Chairman Chris Voorheese, a sports fan, referred to the new campaign as a brand new season after a very successful season last year. The goal this year is $160,000. Both Voorheese and keynote speaker Pastor Joel Tiemeyer referred to the goal as a minimum. The Reverend Tiemeyer urged workers to...

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Voice of Democracy Essay Contest
Sep18

Voice of Democracy Essay Contest

Local VFW Post #8560 wants everyone to be aware of the Voice of Democracy essay contest for High School students and the Patriot Pen contest for Middle School students. Students representing 17 posts across East Texas will compete first. Winners can advance to State and National competition with scholarship money on the line. VFW representatives will be providing all Hopkins County schools with applications and rules. Each year,...

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Hopkins County United Way Begins its’ Fall Campaign
Sep14

Hopkins County United Way Begins its’ Fall Campaign

The Hopkins County United Way begins its’ fall campaign with its’ annual Workers Luncheon Wednesday at noon at the Southwest Dairy Museum. Chris Voorheese returns as Campaign Chairman again this year. The annual CEO Luncheon will take place September 24 at noon at The Lodge. Seven report meetings are scheduled. The first will take place on October 7 at the AgriLife Extension Office

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American Legion Post #66 Needs Members
Sep12

American Legion Post #66 Needs Members

The local American Legion Post #66 is having a meeting Saturday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. at the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce office in an attempt to increase their numbers and to get youth and women involved with their group. Rick Collins with the American Legion Post discussed some of this on KSST’s Good Morning Show with Enola Gay Friday morning. The American Legion Post #66 in Sulphur Springs is hoping to recruit some new...

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4th Annual Pack The Bus School Supply Drive
Aug04

4th Annual Pack The Bus School Supply Drive

CANHelp at 613 Gilmer Street will be having its’ fourth annual Pack the Bus school supplies drive Friday, August 8,  from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. to benefit students in Hopkins County school districts. Once the school supplies are collected, they will be divided equally and distributed to each elementary school in the county. Eligible families can pick up backpacks beginning August 11. By Don Julian, KSST News and Sports...

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Pack the Bus School Supplies Drive Friday
Aug02

Pack the Bus School Supplies Drive Friday

CANHelp at 613 Gilmer Street will be having its’ fourth annual Pack the Bus school supplies drive Friday from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. to benefit students in Hopkins County school districts. Once the school supplies are collected, they will be divided equally and distributed to each elementary school in the county. Eligible families can pick up backpacks beginning August 11. By Don Julian, KSST News and Sports...

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Dare Show Friday Night
Jul08

Dare Show Friday Night

[sc_embed_player fileurl="http://www.ksstradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/DARE.mp3"] Listen to Brad Cummings with Enola Gay

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Pack the Bus School Drive
Jul03

Pack the Bus School Drive

It’s that time of year again! It is time for the 4th annual “Pack the Bus” school supplies drive to benefit students of the Hopkins County school districts. Like the past few years, CANHelp will set aside Friday, August 8th to collect school supply donations from the community. School supplies can be dropped off from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on that date or during regular business hours any other day. This year, instead of...

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Professional Ag Workers Meet

Bill Zahn will be presenting an overview of the Northeast Texas Dairy and Feed Industry at the quarterly meeting of Professional Ag Workers Thursday at 6:30 a.m. in the Ag Building in Buford Park. By Don Julian, KSST News and Sports Director

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Terrific Tuesdays

Pat Higginbotham is a volunteer and a spokesperson for Terrific Tuesdays, the weekly program at First United Methodist Church, which offers activities for people with Alzheimer’s or dementia as well several hours off for caregivers. Ms. Higginbotham is commited to the program because of what it offered her when her husband had Alzheimer’s disease. Terrific Tuesday begins at 9 a.m. and runs through 2 p.m. Cost is $20 or what a person...

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