City of Sulphur Springs

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.
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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.

New billboard display approved for Interstate 30.
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It is about to get a bit easier to find downtown Sulphur Springs and the Celebration Plaza now that the City Council has approved resolution #1077 during their regular meeting Tuesday night to rename a portion (just the bridge over Interstate 30) of Broadway as Celebration District and adopting the official logo.

Searching for Santa on Celebration Plaza in Sulphur Springs
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The Annual Lions Club Christmas Parade of Lights was held last Friday night to a large crowd of spectators. It traveled from Buford Park down Connally to Celebration Plaza and back Church Street to Houston.

The 2014 Winners were recently announced. Overall winner went to “Thomas the Train” sponsored by the City of Sulphur Springs and Mayor’s Award went to the Grinch-themed Discount Wheel and Tire float.

This year’s top photo exemplifies how being a good photographer is not just about having the most expensive equipment, but the eye for the art of photography.

It was a difficult decision for the judges but the Sulphur Springs Worldwide Photo Walk is announcing the winners of the fifth annual event sponsored by the Sulphur Springs Downtown Business Alliance.

Taking the First Place ribbon was fifth-year participant photographer Malorie Padron of Sulphur Springs with her entry highlighting the Hopkins County Veterans Memorial and America flag flown over Celebration Plaza. Padron said she usually uses her Canon EOS 35mm camera but this year she used her cell phone camera.

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Sulphur Springs plans on helping the local youth say “farewell to summer” in a big way this Friday evening as they host Kids’ Night on Celebration Plaza.

Cindy Roller

Looking for something to do this weekend? Then make plans to come to Sulphur Springs and celebrate the annual “30 East Music Festival” starting on Thursday, March 27.

“We have a great lineup of artists set to play and are always looking for more,” said Sulphur Springs Community Development Director, Shane Shepard. “30 East Music Fest is the perfect venue to showcase their gifts.”

Gus Gustafson, the Community Development Specialist and Event Organizer, welcomes everyone to come out and enjoy this free event at the Celebration Plaza in the heart of Sulphur Springs.

Disc golf 'on course' in Sulphur Springs

Sep 19, 2013
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Disc Golf is a rapidly growing sport in the United States, and a Sulphur Springs resident is currently working on getting a new course constructed in a local park.

City of Sulphur Springs

A special meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 125 South Davis.