City of Sulphur Springs

Cars from 1919-1933 rolled into Sulphur Springs last Thursday celebrating the Bankhead Highway Centennial.
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Bankhead Highway Centennial Celebration (1916-2016) traveled through and stopped at Celebration Plaza in Sulphur Springs last Thursday, featuring cars from the year 1919 through 1933.

Alysia Cook of Opportunity Strategies offers advice to business owners and to those in the customer service field.
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Two seminars held by the City of Sulphur Springs not only highlighted “how to grow business” but also the importance of customer service.

City of Sulphur Springs Community Development Director Shane Shepard introduced the speaker.

Alysia Cook of Opportunity Strategies presented helpful tips and hints on how to “shake up your business” but this will only work if “you are willing to do something different.”

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The 2016 A Formal Affair Bridal Show held recently at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center was deemed a success. The event hosted several vendors with samples and information perfect for planning that “big” day. Vendors assisted with all aspects of weddings including venues, photography, catering, decorating and entertainment.

City of Sulphur Springs debuts this year's light show to music tonight at 5 p.m.
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The countdown is on to the start of tonight’s holiday show downtown Sulphur Springs. The twinkling lights will sparkle to the sounds of a specially designed mix of holiday music echoing through the streets of downtown beginning at 5 p.m.

The annual Lions Club lighted parade was held under perfect Hopkins County skies, hosting one of the largest crowds last Friday night.

Parade goers enjoyed a variety of floats and entries. The fun continued with a tiger display, snow slide, fashion show, carolers and movies on Celebration Plaza.

Please call 903-885-7602 with any information regarding telephone scammers in Sulphur Springs.
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Telephone Scammers have been calling businesses posing as the City of Sulphur Springs water department with threats, reported City Manager Marc Maxwell.

“They are calling businesses saying if they don’t pay today they will be cutting off their water,” said City of Sulphur Springs Manager Marc Maxwell, very concerned Thursday afternoon.

The Sulphur Springs Fire Department was dispatched to the Hopkins County line at Highway 11 west to rescue the neighboring Commerce Police Department crews.
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The Sulphur Springs Fire Department was dispatched to the Hopkins County line at Highway 11 west to rescue the neighboring Commerce Police Department crews, who were in process of rescuing individuals from their home – also taken to safer ground.

According Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell the Sulphur Springs Fire Department has a swift water rescue unit and has responded to five calls on Saturday, Nov. 28.

Sulphur Springs Fire Department Chief Eric Hill said, “When we left the scene the Sulphur River was still rising with water close to a mile wide in areas.”

Fastest Overall Exotic/Import and Forced Induction - KC Howeth Underground Racing Lamborghini Huracan - 234.13 MPH
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It was more than just speed and power but record breaking as the WannaGOFAST races landed at the Celebration City – Sulphur Springs Airport – this weekend.  T1racedevelopment.com smashed the GT-R World Record, not once, but twice with a speed of 235.60 at the Texas 1/2 Mile Shootout.

The event hosted 130 vehicles on Saturday ranging from Lamborghinis to Porsches to Dodge Vipers and the new Corvette Z06 models.

Disney's UP characters Mr. Carl and Mrs. Ellie Fredrickson aka Jaxon Cameron and Kinley Busby won Grand Prize in the Scream on the Square event in Sulphur Springs on Halloween.
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Disney's UP characters Mr. Carl and Mrs. Ellie Fredrickson aka Jaxon Cameron and Kinley Busby won Grand Prize in the Scream on the Square event in Sulphur Springs on Halloween.

Hopkins County Courthouse celebrating 120 year Anniversary Aug. 21-22.
Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

The celebrating expands from just the City of Sulphur Springs to Hopkins County as the historic Hopkins County Courthouse is the heart of the 120th Anniversary beginning on Friday, Aug. 21 at 6 p.m. through midnight on Saturday, Aug. 22.

Celebration logos lead the way to downtown Sulphur Springs.
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If the GPS fails, there is a new way leading to downtown Sulphur Springs. From Interstate 30 traveling north on Broadway into Gilmer the Celebration logos mark the way to the Celebration District.

Friday's movie on Celebration Plaza in Sulphur Springs will be "Remember the Titans" perfect free night out for anyone to enjoy.
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The City of Sulphur Springs debuts new website design built to fit the “Celebration City” theme.

The City has been gradually transforming the logo and playful theme throughout the various aspects from vehicle decals, street signage to now the City’s website.

Celebration District signs guide the way to downtown Sulphur Springs.
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Signs are up and guiding the way to Celebration District in Sulphur Springs. These signs are located at the intersection of Broadway at Industrial and Shannon roads as well as billboards.

Hannah Kirby receives the key to the City of Sulphur Springs by Mayor Freddie Taylor.
Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

A celebration was held in honor of Hannah Kirby, who had a very successful run on NBC's "The Voice." The Sulphur Springs resident and Texas A&M University of Commerce student was given the key to the City, had a proclamation read by Mayor Freddie Taylor declaring May 6 as “Hannah Kirby Day” and presented a bouquet of yellow roses.

Be my Valentine

Feb 14, 2015
Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom weds Jason Williams with Laura Melton on Celebration Plaza on Friday, Feb. 13.
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Valentines united on Celebration Plaza downtown Sulphur Springs for the Kiss it to Cancer event benefiting Relay for Life of Hopkins County and the American Cancer Society. Couples were wed while others reunited their vows with Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom officiating the services. Josh Wilburn welcomed guests to enjoy the fortune teller, silent auctions, games and love grams.

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