2019 SSHS Hall Of Honor Inductees Announced
Oct16

2019 SSHS Hall Of Honor Inductees Announced

Two Members of State Champion Football Team Are a Part of New Inductees Into Wildcat Hall of Honor The Wildcat Hall of Honor Selection Committee Chairman, former Wildcat Coach Doug Evans, is announcing Tuesday (October 15) four new inductees into the Wildcat Hall of Honor. Included are Tyrik Rollison and Jace Jackson, part of the Class of 2009 and members of the 2008 football State Championship team. Also selected are Paul Wesley...

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Lady Cats Volleyball Loses In Close Match
Oct16

Lady Cats Volleyball Loses In Close Match

Lady Cats Volleyball Takes Royse City to Fifth Set Before Losing Heartbreaker, 3-2 Tuesday Night A grueling district volleyball match between the Lady Cats and Royse City Tuesday night ultimately came down to a fifth and deciding set which the Lady Bulldogs won at home taking the match, 3-2. The anticlimactic fifth set was won by Royse City, 15-7 as the Lady Cats struggled. The Lady Cats got off to a slow start in set one trailing...

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Brenda J. Kelly
Oct14

Brenda J. Kelly

Funeral Service for Brenda J. Kelly, age 63, of Sulphur Springs will be Saturday, October 19th, at 11 a.m. at Morning Chapel Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Union Chapel Cemetary in Pittsburg, TX. Johnson Funeral Home of Pittsburg, TX is in charge of the arrangements. With our condolences.

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Sam Porter, Jr.
Oct14

Sam Porter, Jr.

Funeral services for Sam Porter, Jr., age 77, of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Morning Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Interment will follow at East Caney Cemetery. There will be no formal visitation. Sam passed away on October 11, 2019 at Sulphur Springs Health and Rehab. He was born on April 9, 1942 in Sulphur Springs, the son of Sam Porter Sr. and Mary Lee Ross Porter. Sam married...

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Dinner Bell Menu for October 16th, 2019
Oct14

Dinner Bell Menu for October 16th, 2019

The weather is cooler and oh so happy are we!!!! The Community Partner feels a commitment to Dinner Bell but wishes to remain Anonymous! Our tasty and much requested Meat Loaf Mashed Potatoes full of butter and cream Bacon Infused Green Beans Garden Salad Yeast Rolls and Butter  A Lemon Cake to Die For Lemon Pudding (the no sugar added dessert) Same time (11:45 a.m.). Same place (Fellowship Hall of the First United Methodist...

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Frankie Elizabeth Hagan Sanders
Oct13

Frankie Elizabeth Hagan Sanders

Frankie Elizabeth Hagan Sanders went home to be with the Lord, October 11 2019. She was born January 31, 1927 in Sherman, Texas. Her parents were Arthur Franklin Hagan and Della Mae Hall Hagan. They moved from Sherman to Hopkins County, Texas in 1936. She married Harvey Francis Sanders on February 3, 1943 in Sulphur Springs, Texas. They lived in and around the Brashear, Texas area for all of their adult lives. Family includes Linda...

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Jean Wafford
Oct13

Jean Wafford

Funeral Service for Jean Wafford, age 77, of Como will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, October 14, 2019 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Black Oak Cemetery with Bryan Braley, Keith Braley, Kenny Braley, Ray Clark, Corey Freeman, and Ray Eauclaire serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are Rex Clark, Ryan Fick, and Benjamin Eauclaire. There will be no formal visitation. Mrs. Wafford passed away Friday,...

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William Ray Strebeck
Oct12

William Ray Strebeck

William Ray Strebeck, age 75, of Emory, passed away Friday, October 11, 2019 at his residence. Visitation for Mr. Strebeck will be Tuesday evening 6-8 PM at the Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel in Emory.  Funeral service is scheduled for 2:00 PM Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel, interment will follow at Turner Cemetery.  William was born July 24, 1944 in Gober, to the parentage of Joe and Fannie...

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Clean Up Of Diesel Spill Near Miller Grove Nearing Completion
Oct11

Clean Up Of Diesel Spill Near Miller Grove Nearing Completion

Spill Location and Areas Affected Efforts to clean up diesel spilled on October 3rd in the Miller Grove area at Turkey Creek are expected to wrap up in a few days, according to Hopkins County Fire Chief Andy Endsley. A represenitave from the Environmental Protection Agency tells KSST News that virtually all of the diesel has been removed from the “dry creek”, and the surrounding area has no long lasting damage. KSST News...

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Hay Now: Some Advice On Hay by Mario Villarino
Oct10

Hay Now: Some Advice On Hay by Mario Villarino

Developed by Dr. Mario A. Villarino, County Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources Hopkins County, Texas One of the first considerations when purchasing hay is that it should be based on individual animal requirements. According to Dr. Vanessa Corriher-Olsen, forage specialist in Texas A&M AgriLife for optimal production, forage quality...

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