Sulphur Springs

Hopkins County
12:14 pm
Sat June 8, 2013

Four-alarm fire at Sulphur Springs motel injures one

Best Western Trail Dust Inn and Suites
Robert Flagg WFAA

A person is in critical condition in a Dallas hospital following a motel fire in Sulphur Springs.

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Hopkins County
12:28 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

Sulphur Springs to bark for its park

Tristen, Lacey, Sarah and Audrey Burkett of Sulphur Bluff take a walk with their dog Mac in Buford Park
Luis Noble Sulphur Springs News-Telegram

Dog parks are extremely popular in the Metroplex area, in Houston, and around San Antonio and Austin. But what about in Northeast Texas?

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May 2013 Election
11:12 am
Mon May 13, 2013

Voters approve bonds, alcohol sales get mixed results

Wikimedia commons

Voters around Northeast Texas said yes to bond proposals, gave a thumbs-up for incumbents and were split on alcohol sales in May 11 elections.

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Voter Guide 2013: Hopkins Co.
10:38 am
Thu May 9, 2013

Oxford to take third swing at council seat

Sulphur Springs City Hall
Wikimedia commons

Charles Oxford hopes that that the third time will be a charm as he tries once again to regain a city council seat.

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Hopkins County
2:59 pm
Mon April 29, 2013

Sulphur Springs glass bathroom feature to air soon

Sulphur Springs city manager Marc Maxwell in front of the famous lavatory.
KETR / Cindy Roller

The segment featuring Sulphur Springs' unusual public bathroom airs Saturday at 9 p.m on TLC.

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Hopkins County jailbreak
2:36 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

Rockwall man jailed for joke gone wrong

Darrell Don Green of Rockwall turned himself in to authorities after learning he was wanted by the law.

In a strange footnote to the Hopkins County jailbreak story, a Rockwall man has been jailed for fabricating evidence related to the chase.

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Hopkins County jailbreak
4:21 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Escapees caught in Cooper

Hopkins County Sheriff Butch Adams answers reporters' questions minutes after Tucker and King were returned to the Hopkins County jail.
Mark Haslett KETR

The two men who escaped from the Hopkins County jail Tuesday morning were captured late Thursday afternoon in Cooper.

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Hopkins County
5:01 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

Law enforcement following '3 or 4 leads' in hunt

Brian Allen Tucker

The manhunt continues, with no timeline set for the conclusion of the effort to capture the men who escaped Tuesday.

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Hopkins County
3:05 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

Manhunt continues near Sulphur Springs

Brian Allen Tucker, a 45-year-old capital murder suspect from Sulphur Springs, and John Marlin King, a 40-year-old from Cumby convicted of burglary, escaped from the jail's recreation yard.

Law enforcement officials from state and local agencies are continuing the search Wednesday for two escaped prisoners in the area around Sulphur Springs.

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Northeast Texas
12:27 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Paris Junior College to raise tuition $3/hour

Paris Junior College

The Paris Junior College Board of Regents approved a tuition increase of $3 per credit hour at its March 25 meeting.

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Hopkins County
7:49 am
Fri March 1, 2013

Learning Channel to feature glass public bathroom

You can see out, but they can't in. Cindy Roller explains why a national television network will be spotlighting Sulphur Springs.

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7:17 am
Fri October 19, 2012

Sulphur Springs Group Hopes "Strong Family" Message Prevents Alcohol Sales Passage

Signs in Sulphur Springs calling for a vote against alcohol sales
Joel Tiemeyer

SULPHUR SPRINGS - For a group of pastors, “a vote against option 1 and 2 is a vote for strong families and a strong community.”

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7:03 am
Fri October 12, 2012

Sulphur Springs, Paris Among Top Donors to Obama, Romney

Texas Tribune

The Texas Tribune has compiled donation totals for President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney as the two compete for support in the Lone Star State.

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8:27 am
Thu October 11, 2012

Do Alcohol Sales Have a Negative Impact on Texas Cities?

Smith County Sheriff J. B. Smith

TYLER - Smith County Sheriff J.B. Smith says results of a survey he conducted with more than two dozen Texas cities indicate the introduction of alcohol sales does not increase crime or litter.

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Sulphur Springs
7:20 am
Thu October 4, 2012

Did I Hear You Right? Glass Bathroom in Sulphur Springs?

Cindy Roller KETR/Cooper Review

SULPHUR SPRINGS - If you’ve never heard of an outdoor all-glass bathroom, you’re not alone. But within a few weeks, the City of Sulphur Springs could be the first in the nation to have one.

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