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KSST Video Interns: Abandoned Store Fronts
Oct21

KSST Video Interns: Abandoned Store Fronts

Abandoned Store Fronts Around Sulphur Springs, TX KSST is proud to support local students by offering intern opportunities throughout the school year. It’s a tradition that reaches back to the early days of KSST radio in Hopkins County. This semester we have a total of 6 interns working with our stations. Interns are encouraged to work together to create projects that have a positive impact on our community. On the whole they...

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United Way Campaign At 21 Percent Of Goal On Oct. 13
Oct14

United Way Campaign At 21 Percent Of Goal On Oct. 13

The Hopkins County United Way campaign had reached 21 percent of the goal on Oct. 13. At the conclusion of the second campaign workers report meeting, 2020-21 HCUW Campaign Chair Mike Horne reported another $11425.57 had been collected over the last week, increasing the overall pledge to $31,831.57. “We are well on the way,” Horne said of the campaign’s efforts to collect $150,000 to benefit 19 local agencies....

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Sulphur Springs City Council Place 1 Candidate Jay Julian
Oct10

Sulphur Springs City Council Place 1 Candidate Jay Julian

Four places are on the November 3, 2020 ballot for the special Sulphur Springs City Council election. The seats became open when four council members resigned in December. Harold Nash Sr. was appointed on Dec. 13 to serve in Place 2 on the council until the election; he was the only candidate to file for the seat. Oscar Aguilar was the only candidate to file for Place 3 on the council. He was sworn in to the sea Both Nash will appear...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Place 5 Candidate Ricardo Chavarria
Oct10

Sulphur Springs City Council Place 5 Candidate Ricardo Chavarria

Four places are on the Nov. 3 ballot for the special Sulphur Springs City Council election. The seats became open when four council members resigned in December. Harold Nash Sr. was appointed on Dec. 13 to serve in Place 2 on the council until the election; he was the only candidate to file for the seat. Oscar Aguilar was the only candidate to file for Place 3 on the council. He was sworn in to the sea Both Nash will appear on the...

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What You Need To Know Before Driving Through For Hopkins County Stew
Oct09

What You Need To Know Before Driving Through For Hopkins County Stew

The start of October typically means two things in Sulphur Springs: Homecoming and the annual Hopkins County Stew contest. Tonight’s Homecoming game has been canceled but this year’s queen and princesses were crowned Thursday night. The Hopkins County Stew is still planned for later this month, but due to COVID-19 will be a little different. Stew news from Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Lezley Brown This...

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2020 Sulphur Springs High School Homecoming Festivities
Oct09

2020 Sulphur Springs High School Homecoming Festivities

Friday night’s varsity game may be canceled, but that didn’t dampen the Sulphur Springs High School Homecoming festivities. Wildcats fans and supporters filled the home stands at Gerald Prim Stadium Thursday, cheering for the 2020 Homecoming participants.\ The event featured the SSHS cheer squad, Blue Blazes, band and, of course, the Homecoming Court. A few of the Homecoming nominees pulled double duty not only taking...

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Hopkins County United Way Campaign Off To Great Start After 1st Report Meeting
Oct06

Hopkins County United Way Campaign Off To Great Start After 1st Report Meeting

Hopkins County United Way’s 2020-2021 campaign is off to a “great start,” according to Campaign Chair Mike Horne. At the conclusion of the first report meeting Tuesday morning, Horne announced $20,156.18 of the $150,000 campaign goal had been raised. Additional donations came in shortly thereafter, raising the total to $20,406.18. First campaign report meeting for the 2020-21 Hopkins County United Way campaign...

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KSST Video Interns: The Potato House
Oct05

KSST Video Interns: The Potato House

KSST is proud to support local students by offering intern opportunities throughout the school year. It’s a tradition that reaches back to the early days of KSST radio in Hopkins County. This semester we have a total of 5 interns working with our stations. Interns are encouraged to work together to create projects that have a positive impact on our community. On the whole they are allowed to pursue topics they choose. We do give...

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SSHS Class Of 2000 Time Capsule — A Fun Look Back
Oct04

SSHS Class Of 2000 Time Capsule — A Fun Look Back

At least a dozen people participated Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020 in the unearthing and opening of the Sulphur Springs High School Class of 2000 time capsule. Class Time Capsule opened Oct. 3, 2020 The time capsule was filled by Sulphur Springs High School Class of 2000, when the students were fifth graders at Douglas Intermediate School. It was buried on the grounds of Hopkins County Historical Society’s Heritage Park on May 18,...

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2020 John Chester Dutchoven Cookoff Winners Announced
Oct03

2020 John Chester Dutchoven Cookoff Winners Announced

The gathering at Hopkins County Historical Society’s Heritage Park may not have been as large this year, but the Annual John Chester Dutchoven Cookoff and Indian Summer Day and unearthing of a time capsule were successful events. Those attending shared laughs and appreciation for the variety of creative Dutchoven edibles. 2020 John Chester Dutchoven Cookoff A man strolled Heritage Park playing music, a few vendors offered their...

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