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SNAP Benefit Replacement for SNAP Users from Winter Storm
Mar02

SNAP Benefit Replacement for SNAP Users from Winter Storm

This information was submitted to KSST on March 1, 2021 by Karon Weatherman, Director of the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center SNAP Benefit Replacement – If you, someone you know, or people in your community lost food during Winter Storm Uri, purchased with SNAP EBT dollars, they are eligible to have those food expenses put back on their SNAP EBT card. This claim must be completed by March 31st.Here’s how: By Phone...

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Observing KSST Anniversary: ‘My First Real Boss’ by Harve Argenbright, Radio Workshopper
Mar01

Observing KSST Anniversary: ‘My First Real Boss’ by Harve Argenbright, Radio Workshopper

Bill Bradford in 1972 on the dam at Century Lake in the red KSST News station wagon. Photo courtesy of Don Mitchell KSST Radio went on the air in Sulphur Springs, Texas on March 1, 1947 in an upstairs studio on the West side of the downtown square.. Within it’s first year of operation, a young engineer fresh out of military service came onboard, liked the work, and remained for the next 64 years. William E. Bradford, or Brad as...

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Heifer Show at 2021 HC Junior Market Livestock Show
Feb27

Heifer Show at 2021 HC Junior Market Livestock Show

Twenty eight heifers were entered in the NETLA show held on February 26, 2021 in Sulphur Springs. Students showing these projects were judged on showmanship and their projects were judged based on the animal’s weight. The heifers were beautiful and obviously brimming with health, ready to become an asset to any owner’s herd. Heifers and first-calf heifers were exhibited Showmanship winners were: Savannah Allen of SS FFA in...

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From the 2021 Steer Show at H C Junior Market Livestock Show
Feb27

From the 2021 Steer Show at H C Junior Market Livestock Show

Forty pampered steers raised by youth exhibitors were entered in the 2021 show ring competition held in the Hopkins County Civic Center arena on Friday February 26, 2021. With a trained eye, the judge selected the top animals in each of seven weight classes, chose Grand and Reserve Grand Champions, and noted the best points in showmanship by the exhibitors. On Saturday, a percentage of the steers will be offered to buyers in the Sale...

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HC Junior Market Livestock Show 2021,  Swine Division
Feb27

HC Junior Market Livestock Show 2021, Swine Division

Intermediate Showmanship winner Brody Busby of HC 4H There were more than 60 swine validated for the 2021 show held on Friday February 26 in the Hopkins County Civic Center. The swine showing began at 11:30am. Showmanship competition by exhibitor age came first, followed by Class divisions according to weight. The Sr. Showmanship award went to Katelyn Pence of HC 4H. Katelyn’s pig project also took First in Class in the 230-235...

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Hopkins County FFA Ag Mechanics Show is Largest So Far, 36 Projects
Feb25

Hopkins County FFA Ag Mechanics Show is Largest So Far, 36 Projects

On February 23, 2021, six Hopkins County school FFA Chapters entered their best Ag Mechanics projects for judging. The turnout filled up the Civic Center arena as each project involved from 2-4 students. The SSHS FFA Chapter hosted the show. Other schools participating were Cumby, Miller Grove, Saltillo, Como-Pickton and North Hopkins. Welding and Woodshop students helped construct the projects,with a number of skills involved like...

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Great Turnout for 2021 Hopkins County FFA Ag Mechanics Show
Feb24

Great Turnout for 2021 Hopkins County FFA Ag Mechanics Show

Close to 100 county high school FFA students filled up the Hopkins County Civic Center arena on February 23, 2021 showing their Ag Mechanics projects. Six Hopkins County schools participated; Sulphur Springs, Cumby, Miller Grove, Saltillo, Como-Pickton and North Hopkins. Congratulations on the hard work and teamwork displayed by each student during the construction of their projects.

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SSHS FFA Annie Horton’s Lamb Wins at San Antonio Show, Earns Place in SA Jr. Livestock Auction
Feb24

SSHS FFA Annie Horton’s Lamb Wins at San Antonio Show, Earns Place in SA Jr. Livestock Auction

Annie Horton with her prize lamb In a message from SSHS FFA Chapter Advisor Lindsey Arthur came this good news! On Saturday February 20th, Sulphur Springs High School Senior Annie Horton exhibited her Medium Wool Lamb in the Junior Market Show at the San Antonio Livestock Show & Rodeo.  She placed 3rd in her class and earned herself a spot in the Junior Livestock Auction that will be held on Thursday February 25th.  Annie has...

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Helping Hands Community Fund Established to Assist in Winter Weather Impact Locally
Feb23
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New Date Set for ‘Benefit for Jerry Knight’, Local Musician Battling Cancer, Now March 4 in Mineola
Feb21

New Date Set for ‘Benefit for Jerry Knight’, Local Musician Battling Cancer, Now March 4 in Mineola

Jerry Knight, longtime guitarist for the Reilly Springs Jamboree and country dances across NE Texas NEW DATE IS THURSDAY MARCH 4, 2021 FOR BENEFIT DANCE FOR JERRY KNIGHT, LOCAL MUSICIAN BATTLING CANCERCountry guitarist Jerry Knight has long been a part of the country music scene in NETexas, accompanying many country artists during his career. Locally, Jerry played for theRoger Reed Band at the Reilly Springs Jamboree for over 10...

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