Meet Dr. Blake Cross, New Family Practice Physician at CHRISTUS Primary Clinic
Aug16

Meet Dr. Blake Cross, New Family Practice Physician at CHRISTUS Primary Clinic

Although having just settled into their new surroundings in Sulphur Springs this summer, Dr. Blake Cross admits that he and his family “already really like the interesting downtown area and the friendliness of the people”. Dr. Cross began seeing patients on August 5, 2019 in the area of the clinic which was formerly Dr. Miller’s offices. During a KSST Good Morning Show interview on August 16, 2019, Dr. Cross stated...

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‘Walk the Line’ Singer Shanna Carter Brings Musical Ties to Stage
Aug15

‘Walk the Line’ Singer Shanna Carter Brings Musical Ties to Stage

Shanna Carter told KSST listeners, “If not for the Reilly Springs Jamboree, I wouldn’t be here!” and by that, she meant her parents met as teens performing on that stage. Her mother Mary Rose was in the Asbill Trio with her siblings, and Shanna’s dad Don Carter performed with his brother Charles as the Carter Brothers. All three later became successful in music-related careers, and as Shanna recalled, “my...

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SSISD Offers Free Breakfast, Lunch For All Students in Grades Pre-K through 5 for 2019/2020 School Year
Aug14

SSISD Offers Free Breakfast, Lunch For All Students in Grades Pre-K through 5 for 2019/2020 School Year

Free Meals for Douglass, Bush, Bowie, Lamar, Travis, and SSES Students 08/12/2019 The Sulphur Springs Independent School District, Child Nutrition Department is announcing a change to its policy for serving meals to children served under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program for DOUGLASS ECLC, BARBARA BUSH, BOWIE, LAMAR, TAVIS AND SSES for the school year 2019-2020. These schools qualify to operate the...

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Terrific Tuesdays Will Raise Funds Through ‘A Walk to Remember’ on October 3
Aug14

Terrific Tuesdays Will Raise Funds Through ‘A Walk to Remember’ on October 3

Persons in families which have been touched by Alzheimer’s Disease, dementia and related disorders support the respite program in Sulphur Springs, Texas called “Terrific Tuesdays”. This weekly program provides 5 hours of respite for caregivers while providing five hours of fun, stimulation and social interaction for their ‘patients’ who are often family members. The primary way the non-profit program is...

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Summer’s Not Over at Cooper Lake State Park!
Aug09

Summer’s Not Over at Cooper Lake State Park!

Steve Killian, Cooper Lake Park Complex Manager loves it when visitors to the parks say “We didn’t know you offered all this!” There are actually two separate parks which welcome visitors, the South Sulphur Unit in Hopkins County and the Doctor’s Creek Unit in Delta County. Both offer RV and tent camping, screened shelters and lakeside cabins. You can rent a pavilion for a group event. There’s also...

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New CattleWomen’s Organization Forming to Serve 10 NeTx Counties
Aug08

New CattleWomen’s Organization Forming to Serve 10 NeTx Counties

Jennifer Dwyer and husband Paul moved from Michigan to Delta County, Texas about 5 years ago. After attending an outreach meeting by members of the Texas CattleWomen’s Association, Jennifer developed a desire to form a chapter for the women who live in Northeast Texas and are associated with the beef industry. The newly formed North East Texas CattleWomen’s Association is seeking members, and an...

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Nine Como-Pickton FFA Students Selected for Top Honors during July State FFA Convention in Ft Worth
Aug07

Nine Como-Pickton FFA Students Selected for Top Honors during July State FFA Convention in Ft Worth

Miss Sydnee Neal returns as Senior State FFA Ambassador Miss Breanna Bowen, a National Finalist in Dairy Proficiency and American Degree Recipient Chanda Neal, Ag Teacher and FFA Advisor at Como-Pickton CISD reports that a number of students were selected for special honors during the 91st annual Texas State FFA Convention held in Ft Worth during July 2019. Miss Presley Cummins, Junior FFA Ambassador Four female students who applied...

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Success for Jayden Holly at the Texas Amateur Athletics Federation “Games of Texas” in July 2019
Aug05

Success for Jayden Holly at the Texas Amateur Athletics Federation “Games of Texas” in July 2019

Jayden with medals earned during her two years with Texas Amateur Athletics Federation Although she has many family members and friends in the area, Miss Jayden Holly will be entering the Sulphur Springs School District for the first time in the Fall as a student athlete. In a follow up story on Jayden’s trip to the Texas Amateur Athletics Federation Games this summer where she participated in shotput and discus, here is her...

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VBS Aug 14-16 at Sulphur Springs Church of Nazarene
Aug04
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Hopkins Rains Retired School Personnel Plans Reception for Retiring Teachers, Employees
Aug04

Hopkins Rains Retired School Personnel Plans Reception for Retiring Teachers, Employees

Hopkins-Rains Retired School Personnel is hosting a reception on Tuesday, August 13 for: — recent school retirees from Hopkins & Rains Counties — new members who’ve joined the local chapter All current members and retired school employees in the area are invited and encouraged to attend! Date: Tuesday, August 13 10:00 am Location: The Oaks B&B, 516 Oak Ave, Sulphur Springs, Tx. (turn down Beckham Street to...

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