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Burney Excited To Begin Work As Chamber Of Commerce President/CEO
Apr02

Burney Excited To Begin Work As Chamber Of Commerce President/CEO

Community members stopped by in small groups throughout lunch time Thursday to welcome Butch Burney on his very first day as Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce president/chief executive officer-elect. Burney will work with Lezley Brown, who announced earlier this year that she will be resigning as president/CEO later this month in order to seek new challenges and opportunities, for about two weeks to make the transition go as smooth...

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Ground Breaking Signals Start Of Construction On Connally Corner
Apr01

Ground Breaking Signals Start Of Construction On Connally Corner

Approximately 45 local dignitaries, business and community members turned out on a windy, lightly overcast Wednesday morning in celebration of the start of construction for Connally Corner, new housing development located just off the downtown square in Sulphur Springs. Connally Corners ground breaking on March 31, 2021 Patrick Chase said he and daughter Carrie Nuckolls and their families have been working to see the project come to...

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Save Dike From Solar Meeting Focuses On Concerns, Unification
Mar16

Save Dike From Solar Meeting Focuses On Concerns, Unification

More than 50 community members and media personnel turned out Saturday for a Save Dike From Solar meeting at Dike Community Center to express their concerns and focus on unification of like-minded community members opposed to the planned Hopkins Energy LLC project in the Dike area. Highlights from Saturday’s Save Dike From Solar meeting at Dike Community Center Community residents at the Saturday afternoon meeting expressed...

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SSHS  Law Enforcement, Forensic Science Classes Test Skills At Mock Trial
Mar05

SSHS Law Enforcement, Forensic Science Classes Test Skills At Mock Trial

Sulphur Springs High School  Law Enforcement and Forensic Science students this week applied the many skills and lessons they have learned in the program. Many students participated in a mock trial conducted by the students in the second floor courtroom of Hopkins County Courthouse. Students were tasked with conducting a murder trial, with class members performing all court tasks except judge and bailiff. Each student acted in...

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‘Recognition for Accomplishments Presented to Judy Moore, Retiring Director of Hopkins County Community Chest
Mar04

‘Recognition for Accomplishments Presented to Judy Moore, Retiring Director of Hopkins County Community Chest

Judy Moore, Mayor John Sellers, Councilmen H.B. Nash and Ron Smedley In 2009, following three decades of military service, Judy Moore came on board the Hopkins County Community Chest as Director. Since that time, Moore has implemented needed changes a little at a time as the county’s population has grown and the community has evolved. Through constant networking and seeking avenues to expand services, Moore’s diligent and...

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CTE Month Feature 4: Automotive Technology
Feb26

CTE Month Feature 4: Automotive Technology

February is Career and Technical Education Month, a public awareness campaign that takes place each February to celebrate the value of CTE and the achievements and accomplishments of CTE programs across the country. To help Sulphur Springs High School celebrate CTE Month, KSST’s high school interns have compiled short videos featuring a few of the CTE programs offered at SSHS. One will be featured each week...

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A Modern Day Dr. Dolittle
Feb25

A Modern Day Dr. Dolittle

A low mechanical buzz fills the air as Dr. Denise Fowler inserts a long pole with a flat-tipped grinder into the large white gelding’s mouth. The sedated horse blinks lazily as Fowler and her team brush and grind his teeth. As she files off the sharp edges and cleans his teeth, a new smell emanates from the horse’s mouth, it’s as if someone’s opened a fresh bag of Doritos mixed with the smell of fresh hay. Dr. Fowler pauses her work...

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CTE Month Feature 2: SSHS Graphic Design and Multimedia Arts Program
Feb07

CTE Month Feature 2: SSHS Graphic Design and Multimedia Arts Program

February is Career and Technical Education Month, a public awareness campaign that takes place each February to celebrate the value of CTE and the achievements and accomplishments of CTE programs across the country. To help Sulphur Springs High School celebrate CTE Month, KSST’s high school interns have compiled short videos featuring a few of the CTE programs offered at SSHS. One will be featured each week during CTE...

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Celebrating CTE Month: SSHS Interior Design Class – Architecture Program
Feb04

Celebrating CTE Month: SSHS Interior Design Class – Architecture Program

February is Career and Technical Education Month, a public awareness campaign that takes place each February to celebrate the value of CTE and the achievements and accomplishments of CTE programs across the country. To help Sulphur Springs High School celebrate CTE Month, KSST’s high school interns have compiled short videos featuring a few of the CTE programs offered at SSHS. One will be featured each week during CTE...

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Mayor Declares February CTE Month In Sulphur Springs
Feb01

Mayor Declares February CTE Month In Sulphur Springs

Sulphur Springs Mayor John Sellers helped Sulphur Springs High School kick off its month-long celebration of career and technical education programs Monday morning by declaring February CTE Month in Sulphur Springs. As has been the case for many things since March 2020, this year’s CTE kickoff was a little bit different at SSHS in order to provide social distancing protocols in place due to COVID-19. Instead of speaking before a...

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