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Gala Time is Almost Here!
Jan23

Gala Time is Almost Here!

The 2019-2020 Lights of Life Campaign & Gala Chairs are Dr. David and Pam Black. The couple were selected during summer 2019 and are excited that the culmination of the successful fundraising season is almost here. The Blacks have a longstanding commitment to the community and our hospital and are truly the perfect choice to lead the efforts of the Lights of Life Campaign for the Hopkins County Healthcare Foundation. From the KSST...

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CHRISTUS Business News Weekly by Holly Ragan
Jan21
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The ROC Hosts Reilly Springs Jamboree and Chili Supper
Jan21

The ROC Hosts Reilly Springs Jamboree and Chili Supper

The Running Creek Band and co-hosts Mike Shing and Enola Gay Mathews brought the Reilly Springs Jamboree to town on Saturday January 18, 2020. The venue attracted upwards of 100 music lovers and chili lovers! Some arrived early to enjoy Big G’s Chuckwagon Chili, beans and cornbread, and the array of homemade pies and cakes prepared by Mathews. Long-time Ray Price guitarist Gary Jones (left) with DeWayne Farrow Jamboree producer...

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Prayer for Troops and 'Pack the Gym in Camo' Will Be a Feature of SSHS Wildcat Basketball Tuesday January 21st, as KSST Streams the Game
Jan21

Prayer for Troops and 'Pack the Gym in Camo' Will Be a Feature of SSHS Wildcat Basketball Tuesday January 21st, as KSST Streams the Game

According to a KSST listener, a show of community support for our troops serving in Middle East is planned at Friday’s Wildcat Varsity Basketball game, with the permission of SSISD administration. The public is invited to ‘pack the gym’ and also to wear camo clothing to the game. A prayer for the safety of local military personnel currently deployed in Middle East, as well as all troops who have come through SSHS and...

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Two Bright Star Christian School Students Selected for 4-States Honors Band
Jan17

Two Bright Star Christian School Students Selected for 4-States Honors Band

In a news release from Band Director Richard Shanks, two students of the Bright Star Christian School in Hopkins County have qualified for positions in the 2020 4-States Honors Band. Valerie Jenkins and Brianne Jenkins joined with other students from Texas as well as Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana in try-outs for the honor of being selected. Now, those who were selected will play in one or more of the 4-States Concert Band, Jazz...

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Winter is a Good Time to Visit Cooper Lake State Park
Jan17

Winter is a Good Time to Visit Cooper Lake State Park

According to Steve Killian, Park Complex Supervisor at Cooper Lake State Park, Winter brings a unique experience for people who visit the park. In January, seven programs are offered which focus on family and learning about our natural world. Local fishermen as well as kids will be interested in an all-day Trout Fishing Day on Saturday January 25, 2020. Admission to the park is always just $5 per adult, and kids 12 and under are...

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Accreditation as Primary Stroke Center Earned by Sulphur Springs CHRISTUS
Jan13

Accreditation as Primary Stroke Center Earned by Sulphur Springs CHRISTUS

Back in October 2019, following evaluation by a Joint Commission agency, the CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital in Sulphur Springs was accredited as a Primary Stroke Center. This is one of the highest rankings which hospital organizations may achieve in assessing and treating stroke victims. The accreditation was based on a standard of core measures and ‘best practice’ during a three-month observation process by the Joint...

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Presley Cummins of Como-Pickton Named FFA Vice-President of Paris District
Jan13

Presley Cummins of Como-Pickton Named FFA Vice-President of Paris District

According to a report from FFA Sponsor and Ag Science teacher Chanda Neal, the Como-Pickton FFA Chapter was well represented at the Paris District FFA Convention January 9th, 2020. Como-Pickton FFA chapter members Como-Pickton FFA’s very own Presley Cummins was elected to serve as the 2020-2021 Paris District FFA Vice President. Cummins was required to participate in an interview and testing process prior to the convention. She...

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SSISD, Como-Pickton And Cumby ISD Will Release Students, Run Buses At 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, Due To Weather
Jan10

SSISD, Como-Pickton And Cumby ISD Will Release Students, Run Buses At 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, Due To Weather

Sulphur Bluff Varsity Girls Basketball Game Postponed: The girls game vs. Avery has been postponed for tonight. They will play tomorrow morning (Jan. 11) at 10:00 a.m. Sulphur Springs ISD Athletic Changes and Updates Announced: Friday 1/10: Boys Basketball host McKinney North (Moved to Monday 6pm Varsity Only)Girls Basketball host Royse City (*District Opener*) (Moved to Saturday 2pm Var only)Boys and Girls...

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Winter 42 Tournament at Senior Citizens Center on Saturday January 25
Jan09
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