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Wildcat Park Dedication Ceremony
Apr20

Wildcat Park Dedication Ceremony

Tonight, April 20th 2018, was the official Grand Opening for the new baseball fields in Wildcat Park. Superintendent Mike Lamb began the dedication by thanking the fans, taxpayers and school board members. He continued to thank the baseball coaches.  Lamb offered a special thank you to the maintenance crew, and local vendors for all their hard work and support. Lamb explained that the building, upkeep and support “is a community...

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You’ve Been Whipped By Johanna Hicks
Apr20

You’ve Been Whipped By Johanna Hicks

You’ve Been Whipped!                Many of you have already gotten wind of a new event being held during the 2018 Hopkins County Dairy Festival.  Excitement is building, and plans are in full swing as we prepare for the “Whipped” Challenge.  Businesses, civic clubs, and organizations are encouraged to enter a team.  Here’s how it works: 1)      The contest will take place on the front grounds of the Hopkins County Civic Center, 1200...

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Pond Management: Algae By Mario Villarino
Apr20

Pond Management: Algae By Mario Villarino

Aquatic vegetation management can be a perplexing problem. The first part of that problem is proper identification. Management of most aquatic plant species depends on properly identifying the desirable or nuisance plant. Many ponds have more than one type of aquatic plant, and care must be taken to identify all the aquatic plants inhabiting the pond. Some pond plants may be beneficial to local or migratory wildlife, and therefore,...

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Pizza Inn Lends a Helping Hand
Apr17

Pizza Inn Lends a Helping Hand

Pizza Inn generously sponsored the KSST SurPrize Patrol for the Month of April by donating the Grand Prize of a Pizza Party, which was awarded to Campbell ISD. KSST sat down with Kevin Tanton, owner/manager of Pizza Inn, to discuss why they decided to donate a Pizza Party for the Teachers and Staff at Campbell ISD. “We always try to  help out: especially  schools. Whether it is with donations around Sulphur Springs, or Hopkins...

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April’s KSST SurPrize Patrol and Grand Prize Winner of a Pizza Inn Pizza Party
Apr15

April’s KSST SurPrize Patrol and Grand Prize Winner of a Pizza Inn Pizza Party

By Savannah Owens KSST SurPrize Patrol has been out and about during the month of April surprising community members with free concert tickets and one lucky group won the Grand Prize of a pizza party. Pizza Inn sponsored the SurPrize Patrol this month by donating a Pizza party to Campbell ISD. In Sulphur Springs: One Stop Sign Shop SS Fire Department Stations 1 and 2   Stephanie Hughes with Janet Martin Realty Johanna Hicks with the...

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Photos from Danna’s Flea Market Style and Swap
Apr15

Photos from Danna’s Flea Market Style and Swap

By Savannah Owens Danna’s Flea Market Style and Swap was held this weekend from April 12th-15th at the Civic Center. Vendors filled the banquet hall and spilled out onto the front lawn. Vendors and shoppers came from near and far. There was literally something for everyone. The Flea market featured fashion items and clothes, unique furniture and antiques, comic books, quilts, and rare coins! Customers enjoyed looking for rare...

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4th Annual Tennis Tournament Benefits Community, Hosted By CANHelp
Apr14

4th Annual Tennis Tournament Benefits Community, Hosted By CANHelp

By Savannah Owens CANHelp’s 4th Annual Tennis Tournament was held on Saturday April 14th, 2018. There were a total of 16 teams including locals to groups from Tyler and Dallas. The categories included students and advanced players. Four years ago, CANHelp members wanted to host a fundraiser, and they partnered with Coach Martinez and the SSHS tennis team to put on this event. Shanna Martin said the event has “continued to...

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Food, Fun, and Dutch Ovens: John Chester Dutch Oven Cooking Class
Apr14

Food, Fun, and Dutch Ovens: John Chester Dutch Oven Cooking Class

By Savannah Owens The Annual John Chester Dutch Oven cooking class was held Saturday April 14th, 2018 from 8:00 am-12:00 pm. The class was comprised of  20-30 people interested in learning how to cook using a dutch oven. The approximate number of coals used in cooking the food is 37. Place 12 coals under the pot and 25 on top. The class was instructed by Rick Wilson and Henry Penson. Wilson started the class with John Chester 16 years...

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Meal A Day In Need of Drivers
Apr14

Meal A Day In Need of Drivers

Meal A Day Driver is in need of a new Volunteer In Town Route Driver for Thursdays.  If you are interested in helping out please call Karen Weatherman at (903)...

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Hopkins County Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting Notes: March 15, 2018
Apr14

Hopkins County Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting Notes: March 15, 2018

The Hopkins County Genealogical Society met on March 15, 2018 in the library at 611 N. Davis Street. President John Sellers called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM and welcomed everyone. President Sellers asked if everyone had read over the minutes. There were no questions. The minutes were approved as prepared. Copies of the financial report were temporarily unavailable for distribution, so they will be made available at the next...

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