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Rodeo Royalty! Meet the Four 2021 Miss UPRA Contestants!
Nov17

Rodeo Royalty! Meet the Four 2021 Miss UPRA Contestants!

There are four contestants for the title of Miss Upra Rodeo 2021/22. You will be seeing this rodeo royalty soon when the Cinch Finals Rodeo comes to town November 18-20 at the Hopkins County Civic Center! This preview will let you know a little about each young lady. Their first assignment is to meet and assist the youngsters at the Handicap-able Rodeo on Thursday morning, November 18. That afternoon, the Horsemanship portion of their...

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Busy Week for FFA Chapters in Hopkins County
Nov15

Busy Week for FFA Chapters in Hopkins County

During this busy Autumn season, FFA students around the area are involved with livestock and other projects. Several FFA Chapters in Hopkins County schools are planning fundraising events during November, because coming up during the winter months ahead are trips to livestock shows in other cities as well as FFA officer events. You are invited to attend the local events and support America’s Future Farmers! The Como-Pickton FFA...

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Equine Symbolizing the Riderless Horse Becomes Honorary Member of Hopkins County Marine Corps League
Nov15

Equine Symbolizing the Riderless Horse Becomes Honorary Member of Hopkins County Marine Corps League

Sarge is a Percheron gelding which belongs to a Como, Texas family. Sarge is trained to carry out a duty when he is called to service during military events. He served close to home on Thursday, November 11, 2021 when he and his owner Melissa Harris were invited to represent the Riderless Horse during the downtown Veterans Day observance in Sulphur Springs, Texas. That day, Sarge and Mrs. Harris became honorary members of the Hopkins...

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Miller Grove FFA Monthly Spotlight
Nov15

Miller Grove FFA Monthly Spotlight

Miller Grove FFA Advisor Christin Fortenberry shared the following with KSST News:

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1st Annual Chili and Fried Chicken Contest Set for Nov 19, 20 at Pacific Park
Nov11

1st Annual Chili and Fried Chicken Contest Set for Nov 19, 20 at Pacific Park

Registration deadline to cook was November 10. Serving will begin at 11am after judging.For more details phone Johnny Wright at 903-348-1009.

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UPRA Rodeo 2021 Will Arrive in Sulphur Springs With Impact!
Nov09

UPRA Rodeo 2021 Will Arrive in Sulphur Springs With Impact!

For more than three decades, the United Professionals Rodeo Association has staged it’s year-end Finals competition in Sulphur Springs, Texas. This multi-state rodeo association will return to town with the Cinch United Finals Rodeo during the week of November 15th with impact! Besides three nights of finals competition filling the stands of the Hopkins County Civic Center arena on November 18-20, UPRA will also stage a free...

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24 Teams Battled It Out at the 8th Annual George Dorner 42 Tournament at The Bluff
Nov08

24 Teams Battled It Out at the 8th Annual George Dorner 42 Tournament at The Bluff

Sulphur Bluff residents love to play 42 and they are good at it! The George Dorner Memorial 42 Tournament was formed 8 years ago to honor Dorner and to keep the tradition alive. It also serves a very good cause. Each year, proceeds go toward the purchase of bibles for each student in the senior class of Sulphur Bluff High School. Each teams pay an entry fee for two seats in the tourney where competition is stiff and neighborly fun...

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Opening Ceremony for the Sulphur Springs Visit of The Wall That Heals
Nov04

Opening Ceremony for the Sulphur Springs Visit of The Wall That Heals

Erected on the Sulphur Springs High School track, the 375-foor-long Wall That Heals provided a reflective backdrop for the Opening Ceremony of the much-anticipated visit of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall replica. The display will be open 24 hours a day November 4th through 7th for visitors. At 2 p.m. Sunday, November 7, the Wall and Mobile Education Center will depart Sulphur Springs for it’s next visit somewhere in America....

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Doin’ It in Style! 2021 DBA Heritage Car Show Saturday November 6 Downtown Sulphur Springs
Nov04

Doin’ It in Style! 2021 DBA Heritage Car Show Saturday November 6 Downtown Sulphur Springs

Final preparations are being set in place for November 6, 2021 by the members of the Downtown Business Alliance to stage the Heritage Car Show, an annual main event on Celebration Plaza. Much pre-show labor is involved for members in setting up and moving barriers, issuing placement to the vehicles as they arrive, and getting the vehicles parked and situated properly around the Plaza. The Car Show has long been a popular attraction...

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The Wall That Heals Arrives!
Nov02

The Wall That Heals Arrives!

On Tuesday, November 2, 2021, The Wall That Heals arrived in Sulphur Springs by Semi truck and Trailer, escorted by Patriot Guard Riders, other local riders, law enforcement and fire department officials. At approximately 1:50 p.m., the Convoy exited eastbound I-30 onto Loop 301 east, turned down Jefferson Street., crossed the downtown Sulphur Springs Square, then continued down Connally Street before turning first north on League...

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