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Cutting Crime; Curfew Laws
Jul27

Cutting Crime; Curfew Laws

By Savannah Owens In response to incidents of vandalism – many cities such as Greenville, Dallas, Rockwall, Paris, Allen, and Mt. Pleasant have implemented curfew laws. Sulphur Springs currently does not have curfew laws.  KSST interviewed various sources on the pros and cons of curfew laws and their impact on crime and vandalism. To start the discussion – Curfews for minors differ from city to city, they typically impact...

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Aviation History: VC-137C 72-7000. Boeing 707-353B.
Jul23

Aviation History: VC-137C 72-7000. Boeing 707-353B.

SAM 27000 was the second of two Boeing VC-137C United States Air Force aircraft that were specifically configured and maintained for the use of the President of the United States. It used the call sign Air Force One when the President was on board, and at other times it used the call sign SAM 27000. The plane first entered service in 1972 during the administration of Richard Nixon. SAM 27000 replaced the aging SAM 26000 as the primary...

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The Lion King Jr Delivers Wholesome Entertainment
Jul22

The Lion King Jr Delivers Wholesome Entertainment

The Lion King Jr. play was terrific! All the kids are very talented actors and singers! Alex Walker did a wonderful job playing the villainous Scar, delivering his lines in a believable and seemingly-experienced way. Grace Mansfield and Savannah Deterding were hilarious as Timon and Pumbaa and kept the audience laughing all night long. Kiara Stowater sang a beautiful melody as Nala. There was a touching scene between Ben Braddy as...

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What’s Happening at Tractor Supply?
Jul21

What’s Happening at Tractor Supply?

Tractor Supply is getting  “2 new Air-Conditioning systems”.  Darryl Haidek was helping work on the install and explained that timing of installs varies since “none are the same..It’s hard to say how long it will take.” Hopefully Tractor Supply workers won’t have to wait too long in the Texas heat for their new air-conditioning! Tractor Supply New AC Tractor Supply New AC Tractor Supply New AC...

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Aviation History: SAM Aircraft 1973 – 1993
Jul20

Aviation History: SAM Aircraft 1973 – 1993

E-Systems Greenville, TX, began the first year of twenty years performing depot maintenance and modifications on Special Air Mission (SAM) aircraft in Sept 1973 and delivered the last airplane in May 1994. Due to the mission of these aircraft most were input with a 25 day schedule to include arrival, disassembly, inspection, repair, reassembly, systems operational and rigging check, flight line engine run and systems check, functional...

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What’s Happening to the Lot on South Broadway?
Jul19

What’s Happening to the Lot on South Broadway?

Ground has been broken on the lot next to City National Bank (CNB) on South Broadway. The CNB Mockingbird Branch is going to be doing some renovations and will be moving into the portables across the street, next to their Mortgage Branch building. While an official move-out date has not been set, CNB Officials want their customers to know that the “drive through will still remain open, and everything will continue to operate as...

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Wake Up With the Saturday Morning Market
Jul09

Wake Up With the Saturday Morning Market

Where can you go to find fresh produce, as well as tasty treats, and practical purchases? That’s right, the morning market! Located on Gilmer street between Alliance Bank and City National Bank and available every Saturday from 8:00a.m. to 2:00 p.m. . This hidden gem is one of the best things about Sulphur Springs. Friendly, local vendors look forward to visiting with customers and discussing the history behind their products....

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An Inside Look at Barn Swallows: How They Do Their Part
Jul07

An Inside Look at Barn Swallows: How They Do Their Part

By Savannah Owens Once again Barn Swallow season in Texas is coming to a close as the beautiful birds prepare to migrate south for the winter. Barn Swallows typically can be found in Texas sometimes as early as March and typically stay until June or July.  With this year’s cooler weather we have enjoyed a longer season with many birds  hatching out their last brood in July. Barn Swallows are easily identified by their blue backs and...

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An Underutilized Asset in Sulphur Springs
Jul06

An Underutilized Asset in Sulphur Springs

By Savannah Owens Burford Park’s Kids Kingdom doesn’t get a lot of Press. Why is that? It is a safe place for parents and caregivers to take their kids. There are walking trails, gazebos, a pavilion, Peavine Pinion pond, a skateboard park, and basketball court, in addition to the acre sized castle playground. Built in 1997, the park is still fairly new to the area. I fondly remember going to Buford Park with my mom and...

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“The Dog Days of Summer”-What Does the Term Mean?
Jul06

“The Dog Days of Summer”-What Does the Term Mean?

By Savannah Owens   The term “Dog Days”-what does it really mean? Being from Texas, I always assumed the term “dog days” was talking about the days when it’s so hot, not even the dogs can do anything but lay around and try to stay cool or when dogs go crazy from the heat. But it’s actually based on the stars. Between July and August, the star Sirius from the Canis Major, and the Star Procyon...

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