Recomendations for Gardens By Mario Villarino
Jan19

Recomendations for Gardens By Mario Villarino

Here the recommendations for the garden from Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Dr. Bill Welch for January- February: Now is an excellent time to transplant mature or established trees and shrubs while they are dormant. Make flower and vegetable garden plans now before the rush of spring planting. Time spent in armchair gardening before the fireplace will pay off in improved plant selection. Besides, it is fun to page through the...

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Achoo!  Cover That Sneeze! By Johanna Hicks
Jan19

Achoo!  Cover That Sneeze! By Johanna Hicks

Achoo!  Cover That Sneeze!                 I hope you aren’t getting tired of hearing about the flu and cold season.  It is real, and it is upon us!   As my husband knows, every time I see people cough or sneeze into their hands, I cringe.  What makes it even worse is when they open a door or touch something with the same hand that others will be touching.  That’s one way germs are spread! Know the Numbers: 90 (ninety) miles per hour...

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Northeast Texas Childrens Museum Hosts Annual Daddy Daughter Dance
Jan13

Northeast Texas Childrens Museum Hosts Annual Daddy Daughter Dance

    (January 12, 2018, Commerce, Texas)  “Winter Wonderland” will be the theme for the 2018  Daddy Daughter Dance at the Northeast Texas Children’s Museum.   With snowflake decorations and special crafts for the winter theme, the night will be a special time for young ladies and dads, granddads, and uncles.  The event will be held at the Children’s Museum on February 3 from 6:30 to 9:00.   Bryan...

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2018 Hopkins County Law Enforcement Appreciation Banquet
Jan12

2018 Hopkins County Law Enforcement Appreciation Banquet

Law enforcement appreciation banquet was held Thursday, Jan 11th 2018, at the Civic Center. The officers were served rib-eye steaks prepared by Jim McElroy. 2018 Officer Appreciation Banquet Awards: Officer Appreciation Banquet 6 Officer Appreciation Banquet 7 Officer Appreciation Banquet 8 Officer Appreciation Banquet 9 Officer Appreciation Banquet 10 Officer Appreciation Banquet 11 Officer Appreciation Banquet 12 Officer...

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Supplementation of Cattle Diets During the Winter By Mario Villarino
Jan12

Supplementation of Cattle Diets During the Winter By Mario Villarino

According to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Beef Specialists, supplements for cattle must be chosen to meet particular nutrient deficiencies. Body condition is a key factor in the choice of supplements. Thin cows are relatively more deficient in dietary energy than in pro­tein. In contrast, fleshier cows may need extra pro­tein, if they need anything. To minimize supplementation, use forage supplies logically. In general, hay...

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Three Great Opportunities with Approaching Deadlines By Johanna Hicks
Jan12

Three Great Opportunities with Approaching Deadlines By Johanna Hicks

Three Great Opportunities with Approaching Deadlines! If you are the least bit familiar with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension in Hopkins County, you know that we always have something going on! Extension provides many educational programs, so today, I want to focus on three upcoming events. 1) ¡Si, Yo Puedo Controlar Mi Diabetes! is a 7-lesson series to help individuals manage their type 2 diabetes. This series is slightly different...

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KSST Media Family Seeks Account Executive
Jan10

KSST Media Family Seeks Account Executive

The KSST family continues to grow and we are looking for an account executive to help carry the load.  We are looking for an energetic, self-starting account executive that can handle a 9-5, Monday–Friday work week and has experience in outside sales.  Past radio sales experience is not a requirement, but is a plus.  As the top rated radio station in our market, KSST continues it’s reach by adding an FM outlet to the mix,...

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Meal a Day Menu for January 8th-12th
Jan07

Meal a Day Menu for January 8th-12th

Meal A Day Menu January 8th  – January 12th Monday   Beef Patties Stewed Potatoes Brown Gravy Malibu Vegetables Roll   Tuesday Sliced Ham Macaroni and Cheese Broccoli Roll Wednesday Chicken and Dumplings Tossed Salad Crackers Thursday Soft Beef Tacos  Lettuce Tomatoes Onions Refried Beans Chips and Salsa   Friday Meatloaf Mashed Potatoes Green Beans...

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Mom, What Do You Do? By Johanna Hicks
Jan05

Mom, What Do You Do? By Johanna Hicks

Mom, What Do You Do?                 Recently, I had an eye-opening experience.  Our family was dining at a local restaurant, and we were discussing school, athletics (our daughter, son and daughter-in-law are all employed with the Sulphur Springs ISD), movies, and work projects.  My son commented that he knew that I taught diabetes education, nutrition, and sewing, but said, “Mom, what DO you do?  Your job is confusing!”...

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Tira News-January 5th, 2018
Jan05

Tira News-January 5th, 2018

By Jan Vaughn Yvonne Weir reported that they had a busy Christmas. They had 10 extra on Saturday night, with Dustin and Destri and their families, and then the Dacy and her family came on Sunday and they all snacked and opened gifts. The kids had a good time running around playing together. Sarah and Lucas came on Christmas Day. Yvonne adds, “We met Dustin and Eleanor and Lukkas Kuffner, as well as Dacy, Elise, and Eli at Shenaniganz...

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