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Don Julian’s Top Twelve Stories for 2014
Dec31

Don Julian’s Top Twelve Stories for 2014

I’m Don Julian, KSST News and Sports Director and here are my top stories for 2014 for our area. #12 is the Sulphur Springs ISD negotiating a lease deal with Hopkins County concerning the Civic Center Auditorium.  The school district will begin renovating the facility next summer. #11, Sulphur Springs Police Chief resigned to take a position as Chief of the Sulphur Springs ISD PD.  The city council named Patrol Captain Jay Sanders to...

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Don Julian
Jun25

Don Julian

Don Julian has served as KSST’s News and Sports Director since March, 2006. Julian came to Sulphur Springs after stints at KRZI Radio, where he was News Director and Morning Show Co-Host and at Baylor NPR radio station, KWBU. Prior to that Julian was News Director at KTEM radio in Temple. The radio jobs followed a 15-year career in Public Television, first as News and Public Affairs Director and later as Program Manager at...

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Dr. Max Gordon Latham
Nov06

Dr. Max Gordon Latham

December 8, 1938 – November 6, 2020 BOWIE – Dr. Max Gordon Latham, MD, 82, passed away on Nov. 6, 2020.Dr. Latham was born Dec. 8, 1938, in Weatherford to Nathalie and Curtis Dixon Latham. Dr. Max Gordon Latham He was an avid Scouter, obtaining the rank of Eagle at age 14. He remained active in Scouting as an adult, serving as a Scout Master during the time his sons earned their Eagle ranks. Dr. Latham served in various leadership...

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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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Mary Lou Julian
Mar09

Mary Lou Julian

Funeral service for Mary Lou Julian, 87, of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Spence Chapel of First Baptist Church with Bro. Mark Bryant and Bro. Fred Lewis officiating. Interment will follow at Sonora Cemetery in Fairlie, TX with Daniel Julian, Gary Adams, Mark Barr, Scott Barr, Eddie Hadlock, Ron Geer, Allan Geer, Charlie Geer, and Travis Johnson serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers...

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Julian Retires As News Director; Continues Sports For KSST
Dec21

Julian Retires As News Director; Continues Sports For KSST

KSST’s Don Julian has enjoyed a long and illustrious career in covering sports and news in Texas radio and TV markets. For 12 years, he has served as News and Sports Director for KSST Radio and Channel 18TV. Tune in to hear some of his favorite stories in a half-hour interview with Enola Gay on the Morning Show starting at 8:15am Tuesday December 22. Though he is announcing his retirement as News Director for KSST and Channel 18...

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H.C.M.H. Health Care Foundation Board Receives Donation

The Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Health Care Foundation Board announced Monday that they have received a very generous donation to the Leaving A Legacy campaign.  Paul and Lilah Newton made the donation, to be used for a 3D/4D sonogram,  in memory of Lilah’s parents Joe Dan and Maurine Sapaugh Avinger, both Hopkins County natives.  Joe Dan owned an independent insurance agency in Sulphur Springs, Avinger Insurance. By Don Julian,...

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Wound Care at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Has Done it Again
Aug24

Wound Care at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Has Done it Again

Wound Care at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital has done it again. They have qualified for the Healogics Center of Distinction Award in recognition of excellent healing outcomes, high patient satisfaction and outstanding clinical performance last year. There will be an award presentation in the hospital lobby Thursday at 5:30 p.m. By Don Julian, KSST News and Sports...

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Lady Cats Softball Opens Regional Semifinal Series Versus Lovejoy Wednesday Night
May19

Lady Cats Softball Opens Regional Semifinal Series Versus Lovejoy Wednesday Night

The Lady Cats Softball Team opens their first-ever Regional Semifinal Series against Lucas Lovejoy Wednesday night at 7 p.m. at Rockwall. The Lady Cats defeated Lufkin, Crandall and Huntsville to get this far. The Lady Leopards got by Frisco Wakeland, Carrollton Creekview and Frisco Heritage. This is the fourth time the two teams have met in the playoffs. The Lady Leopards won in 2014 and 2017. The last meeting in 2018, the Lady Cats...

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Success! Drug Take Back Day A Much-Needed Program Locally
Apr26

Success! Drug Take Back Day A Much-Needed Program Locally

Sheriff’s Deputy Lisa Hooten places a drug donation into the collection box Members of the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Posse hosted the Spring Drug Take Back Day on the parking lot of Atwood’s on April 24, 2021. You might ask, ‘what is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day?’ Well, it’s a way to safely dispose of unwanted or expired prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications that might be...

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