Four Terrific Tuesdays Mini-Walks This Week
Sep28

Four Terrific Tuesdays Mini-Walks This Week

Four mini-walks leading up to the big Walk to Remember at The Gardens of Hopkins County Memorial Hospital on October 9 are taking place this week. They are at Terrific Tuesdays Tuesday 10 a.m., Rock Creek Health and Rehab Wednesday 2 p.m., Hopkins Place Thursday 10:30 a.m. and Wesley House Friday 10 a.m. The walks raise awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

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United Way CEO Luncheon
Sep25

United Way CEO Luncheon

The Hopkins County United Way celebrated last year’s successful campaign during a CEO Luncheon Wednesday at The Lodge. The campaign raised $195,000, some $40,000 over the goal. The top fifteen donor businesses were recognized. Included was Flowserve. Campaign Chair Chris Voorheese called the Flowserve contribution perhaps the largest in Hopkins County United Way history. This year’s goal is $160,000....

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United Way  CEO Luncheon at The Lodge Wednesday at Noon
Sep21

United Way CEO Luncheon at The Lodge Wednesday at Noon

Next for the Hopkins County United Way campaign is the annual CEO luncheon at The Lodge Wednesday at noon. Chris Voorheese is the Drive Chair for the second straight year. He has raised the goal this year to $160,000, a goal he calls a minimum after last year’s success.

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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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