Sulphur Springs

Emergency Service
9:13 am
Tue May 8, 2012

911 services down in Hopkins County

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SULPHUR SPRINGS - Hopkins County dispatch is reporting that a total equipment failure occurred overnight resulting in the loss of 911  fire and  law enforcement service in the county.

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Local Interest
2:13 pm
Wed March 28, 2012

Funeral services set for Francisco Melendez

Francisco Melendez

SULPHUR SPRINGS - The longtime Sulphur Springs city employee who died on the job last week will be laid to rest Thursday.

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7:13 am
Mon March 26, 2012

Recent rains continue to pay dividends

COOPER - There are more positive signs for area lakes, with officials reporting that Cooper Lake is now about one and a half feet below normal elevation.

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Worker dies
2:07 pm
Thu March 22, 2012

Maxwell: An unimaginably horrific experience

Bridge at Coleman Park in Sulphur Springs

SULPHUR SPRINGS - Sulphur Springs city officials are trying to come to terms with the Wednesday death of an employee who became stuck in a manhole as it filled with water.

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6:39 pm
Thu March 15, 2012

Council candidate to run unopposed after challenger departs

SULPHUR SPRINGS - A Sulphur Springs city council candidate has been ruled ineligible to run in the May 12 elections.

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Sulphur Springs
11:41 am
Fri March 9, 2012

Let the renovation begin

SULPHUR SPRINGS - Downtown restoration efforts in Sulphur Springs eclipse yet another milestone as crews are officially cleared to begin work on the new city office.

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Sulphur Springs
6:44 am
Fri March 9, 2012

City water situation improving with higher lake levels

SULPHUR SPRINGS - Cooper Lake levels are now seven feet below normal, according to Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell.

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Sulphur Springs
5:42 am
Thu March 8, 2012

Groundbreaking planned for new City Hall

Photo By Cindy Roller

SULPHUR SPRINGS - City and community leaders will gather in front of the old Sulphur Springs library Friday morning for the start of construction on new city offices.

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4:56 pm
Wed February 22, 2012

Owens expansion could ease pain of Morningstar closing

SULPHUR SPRINGS - As one Sulphur Springs manufacturing facility plans to close, another is just in the beginning stages of a planned expansion which will ironically add as many jobs as will be lost.

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8:00 am
Wed February 22, 2012

Multiple agencies to feel impact of Morningstar closing

Photo by Cindy Roller

SULPHUR SPRINGS - Like most major employers, a company downsizing not only means a loss in jobs but a major hit to the local property tax roll.

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Plant closing
8:02 am
Fri February 17, 2012

Hopkins County manufacturer to close plant in May

By Cindy Roller

SULPHUR SPRINGS - Approximately 55 jobs will be phased out over the next few months as part of cuts planned at Morningsstar Foods in Sulphur Springs.

The company has announced they will close their Cultured Specialties plant located at 500 Jackson Street. Production is expected to end by May 24.

The company also operates a larger extended-shelf-life plant located at 300 E. Industrial Blvd in Sulphur Springs, which is not affected by this change.

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9:06 am
Wed February 15, 2012

No injuries reported in destructive duplex fire

SULPHUR SPRINGS - Residents of a home that caught fire Tuesday night in Sulphur Springs were able to escape unharmed.

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6:17 am
Fri February 10, 2012

Construction approaching on new city offices

SULPHUR SPRINGS - Minor demolition and cleanup continues on the old Sulphur Springs Library ahead of an April date to begin construction for the new city offices.

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Police and Courts
9:07 am
Tue February 7, 2012

Probation violation leads to life in prison

SULPHUR SPRINGS - A life prison term has been handed down in Sulphur Springs for a registered sex offender who reportedly violated his probation. 

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Shots fired
8:57 am
Tue January 17, 2012

Man charged with aggravated assault of peace officer

SULPHUR SPRINGS - A Sulphur Springs man is in custody after reportedly firing several live rounds at officers during a Monday evening standoff. 

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