Sulphur Springs

1:58 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Local diner shutting down the grill is sad news

Burton's Family Restaurant in Sulphur Springs will be closing after Saturday.

After 31 years of serving the residents of Sulphur Springs and the surrounding area, Burton's Family Restaurant will be closing their doors this Sunday at 10 p.m.

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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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