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‘History by Foot’ Participants Will Tour Connally St. at 10AM May 22
May11

‘History by Foot’ Participants Will Tour Connally St. at 10AM May 22

Local Historian John Sellers Local historian John Sellers stays busy in several areas of interest in his hometown. But his interest in local history was fueled early in life by connections to Sydney Brice and June Tuck, who researched and compiled many of the historical records we now depend on. Also, even earlier, Celia Wright, John C. McDonald and C.O. James were keeping records on Hopkins County that he uses now in his research....

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Senior Citizens Center Gets a Donation, Plans Health Fair and Shares Activities News
May11

Senior Citizens Center Gets a Donation, Plans Health Fair and Shares Activities News

May has been a busy month at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center, with fun activities starting back up and a donation coming in to help with the needs of the Sr’s Center. Director Karon Weatherman shared the timely information with KSST. Oncor gave Meal A Day a $4,000.00 donation on May 11, 2021. We are so appreciative of every donation we receive. It helps to keep us going. Shown in Photo: Mary Ballard, Karon Weatherman,...

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HC Genealogical Research Results in New Database on Local WWII Soldiers, Now Available to Public
May06

HC Genealogical Research Results in New Database on Local WWII Soldiers, Now Available to Public

News Release May 5, 2021 New database added to HCGS website – “World War II Soldiers from Hopkins County” We encourage you to visit our society’s web site at hcgstx.org.  We have just added the database “World War II Soldiers from Hopkins County”.  This is the compilation of many years (approximately 7 years!) of research done by Linda Payne  regarding our veterans. This database...

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Barbara Bush Primary Closed Tuesday, All Other SSISD Campus Open as Normal Tues May 4, 2021
May04

Barbara Bush Primary Closed Tuesday, All Other SSISD Campus Open as Normal Tues May 4, 2021

Due to a power outage that occurred during the night, SSISD has closed Barbara Bush Primary in Sulphur Springs so that repairs can be made. The school will be closed Tuesday May 4, 2021. All other SSISD Campuses are open and operating normally on Tuesday.

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Sulphur Bluff Fundraiser for Vol. Fire Department Drew Crowds
May03

Sulphur Bluff Fundraiser for Vol. Fire Department Drew Crowds

When Sulphur Bluff Volunteer Fire Department Chief Chris Bassham said it was time to plan a fundraiser fish fry as a jumpstart after their loss, little did the volunteers and their crews of family members realize what a turnout they would have on Saturday May 1, 2021! “It’s a huge blessing to have the community support that we had, with people coming to eat with us and in donating items for our auction. We were overwhelmed...

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Vaccine Supplies Plentiful, Available Through CHRISTUS Vaccine Clinic Roll-Outs
Apr30

Vaccine Supplies Plentiful, Available Through CHRISTUS Vaccine Clinic Roll-Outs

During the Thursday April 29, 2021 Good Morning Show on KSST, CHRISTUS CEO Paul Harvey and CNO Anitha Sanderson informed listeners about plentiful vaccines in all three types, now available through Vaccine Clinics being scheduled through the hospital. Check the hospital website, CHRISTUStmf.org and stay tuned to KSST for clinic dates during May. Or you may phone Holly Ragan at 903-439-4033 to put your name on a list to receive your...

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Meet New Director of Hopkins County Community Chest
Apr29

Meet New Director of Hopkins County Community Chest

During April 2021, Heather White stepped into the capable shoes of outgoing Director Judy Moore who had successfully led Hopkins County Community Chest for eight years. White is not a new face to Hopkins County, nor to the work that Community Chest does for local residents. Heather is originally from Saltillo and a 2002 graduate of Como-Pickton CISD, then following a 15-year career in Lowe’s management, she made a career change....

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‘Plant Swap’ Sat. May 1@ 9AM by Master Gardeners, 744 Gilmer St.
Apr28

‘Plant Swap’ Sat. May [email protected] 9AM by Master Gardeners, 744 Gilmer St.

The Hopkins County Master Gardeners would like to invite you to participate at the 2021 Plant Swap this coming Saturday May 1, 2021 starting at 9:00 AM at the parking lot of the Bright Star Veterinary Clinic located at 744 Gilmer Street in Sulphur Springs. All types of plant varieties will be offered for swapping or donation. While there, you can meet other local gardeners, find out about the Extension Service’ Master Gardener...

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Have Questions About COVID Vaccine? Listen to KSST Good Morning Show Thursday April 29 as CHRISTUS CEO Harvey Talks on Vaccines and Shot Clinic
Apr28

Have Questions About COVID Vaccine? Listen to KSST Good Morning Show Thursday April 29 as CHRISTUS CEO Harvey Talks on Vaccines and Shot Clinic

During the KSST Good Morning Show with Enola Gay at 8:15am on Thursday April 29, 2021, interesting COVID vaccine information will be covered by CHRISTUS Mother Francis/Sulphur Springs President and CEO Paul Harvey. During the interview, Harvey and Chief Nursing Office Anitha Sanderson will cover frequently asked questions about the COVID vaccines, and will share information about the allotment of vaccines now available through the...

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Meet Craig Toney, SSISD Bi-Lingual/ESL/Two-Way Dual Language Program Coordinator
Apr28

Meet Craig Toney, SSISD Bi-Lingual/ESL/Two-Way Dual Language Program Coordinator

Craig Toney During the KSST Good Morning Show on April 27, 2021, Craig Toney dropped in to share information about programs in place for K-3rd graders in the Sulphur Springs school district who need or want dual-language training in English and Spanish. The amazing Dual-Language program may be new to some in the community. According to Toney, learning about the Dual-Language Program is especially important for parents of young...

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