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On Being Kind: Mom’s Birthday Wave Parade!
Apr06

On Being Kind: Mom’s Birthday Wave Parade!

Mrs. Marjorie West was turning 91, and each birthday has been an opportunity for her four daughters and the numerous grand-and great-grandchildren to show their love and appreciation of their ‘Nannie’. This year was different though, because of social distancing. How were they going to have a celebration she would enjoy AND keep it a secret? Leave it to a schoolteacher! Johnna West, Lee Gifford, Carol Crowson and Ann Lary...

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Dr. Blake Cross, Family MD Speaks on CHRISTUS Clinic Avenues for Keeping Patients Healthy When Needing to See Their Doctor
Apr06

Dr. Blake Cross, Family MD Speaks on CHRISTUS Clinic Avenues for Keeping Patients Healthy When Needing to See Their Doctor

Dr. Blake Cross has been a Family Medicine practitioner with the CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital in Sulphur Springs since 2019. His office is inside the Medical Plaza building next to the hospital at 105 Medical Circle. Dr. Cross called the KSST studios on Monday April 6, 2020 with encouraging information about protections in place for patients needing to see their doctor during the current COVID-19 health crisis. The following...

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Lake Fork’s ‘Patriots Sporting Challenge’ to Benefit ‘Folds of Honor’ Has Been Postponed Til 2021
Apr02

Lake Fork’s ‘Patriots Sporting Challenge’ to Benefit ‘Folds of Honor’ Has Been Postponed Til 2021

from Garry Schnabel, PSC Board Chairman We are sorry to report that we are postponing our 2020 Lake Fork Challenge event so as not to exacerbate the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Like most, we have been monitoring the spread of the virus and following closely the recommendations of the President, his team of advisors and CDC. While we realize that up to this point the incidence of the disease has been low within our geographical area,...

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‘Claws for a Cause’…SS Rotary Club’s Annual Crawfish Boil Cancelled
Apr02

‘Claws for a Cause’…SS Rotary Club’s Annual Crawfish Boil Cancelled

The annual Crawfish Boil fundraiser planned by the Sulphur Springs Rotary Club has been cancelled for Spring 2020. ‘Claws for a Cause’ tickets purchased and sponsorships will be refunded. Everyone is urged to stay safe during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Yantis Catfish Classic Set for May 3/4 Postponed Til Fall
Apr02

Yantis Catfish Classic Set for May 3/4 Postponed Til Fall

Jerry E. Miller, former Mayor of Yantis and Director of the Yantis Catfish Classic announced that the 2020 Catfish Classic Tournament has been postponed and will now be held on the first weekend in October 2020, from The Minnow Bucket Marina on Lake Fork. If you have already entered the tournament, contact the Minnow Bucket to move your reservations to the October 3/4 dates. The annual Classic has long served as a well-attended...

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Cancellations/Closures on Community Calendar
Apr02

Cancellations/Closures on Community Calendar

If your church, group or non-profit organization has an announcement for the public, please send it to us at [email protected] Or you can print or write out your announcement and leave it in the message box on the KSST front door, and we will make the announcement for you. As of April 1, 2020, Hopkins County officials are reporting three cases of Coronavirus in the county. Local Emergency Management officials urge everyone to follow...

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Prayer Vigil Set for April 5 at SS High School Parking Lot
Apr01

Prayer Vigil Set for April 5 at SS High School Parking Lot

2nd HOPKINS COUNTY PRAYER VIGIL – PLEASE JOIN IN AND SPREAD THE WORD! Matthew 18:20 “For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.” We would like to invite the people of Hopkins County to join together in prayer on Sunday, April 5, 2020 from 8:00p.m. – 8:30p.m. Where: SSHS Student Parking Lot When: Sunday- April 5, 2020 from 8:00 p.m – 8:30 p.m. How it works: Please arrive and STAY IN YOUR VEHICLES!...

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On Being Kind…A Letter to Srs from Karon Weatherman
Mar31

On Being Kind…A Letter to Srs from Karon Weatherman

Karon Weatherman, Director of the Sulphur Springs Seniors Center, thinks very highly of her Srs! She is always planning surprises and doing special things on their behalf. On the final day of March, Karon sent out an email to all of them on her email list,, saying she hopes they are doing fine and that she misses them! Til she can see you again in person, Karon wants to hear back from you who are shut in and those at home practicing...

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Good News! It’s Garden Season in Hopkins County!
Mar24

Good News! It’s Garden Season in Hopkins County!

Despite the overly wet early Spring, these English peas grown in sandy soil are blooming and vining. Marlon Webb loves to garden. He and his wife Donna grow just about everything you’d expect from a home garden. Marlon freely admits that being able to work outside is one of his God-given blessings, and for him, seeing things grow is one of the best and most rewarding things in life. Here are some of his plantings as of...

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Meal a Day Cooks for Shut- Ins With Joy and Love
Mar20

Meal a Day Cooks for Shut- Ins With Joy and Love

Karon Weatherman wants everyone to know that the Meal a Day volunteer cooks get a lot of joy out of cooking and packaging lunches for the Senior Citizen shuts-ins they serve. She snapped a photo during the Friday morning March 20 cooking duties. Thanks, volunteers!

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