Sulphur Springs

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.

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.

Hopkins County manufacturer to close plant in May

Feb 17, 2012
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.

No injuries reported in destructive duplex fire

Feb 15, 2012

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

Construction approaching on new city offices

Feb 10, 2012

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.

Probation violation leads to life in prison

Feb 7, 2012

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

Man charged with aggravated assault of peace officer

Jan 17, 2012

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

Home grant program to benefit local families

Jan 6, 2012

SULPHUR SPRINGS - Five Sulphur Springs families can now look forward to new homes after having their old dilapidated properties demolished and removed by the city.

COMO - Como-Pickton Superintendent Sandra Billodeau will retire upon the conclusion of the current school year.

SULPHUR SPRINGS - Theft and Medicaid fraud charges have now been levied against prominent physician Dr. Don O’Neal and his wife Mary Ann. 

Architects hope to complete school by mid-January

Dec 18, 2011
Claycomb Associates - Framing installation at the new Sulphur Springs Middle School Media Center

SULPHUR SPRINGS - Substantial completion of the new Sulphur Springs Middle School is expected by the middle of next month, and move-in could take place during spring break.

SULPHUR SPRINGS - Clint Weldon Wilson of Sulphur Springs was charged this week with the murder of Justin Daniel Pawlik.  

Downtown fountain to enhance renovation designs

Dec 13, 2011
The fountain in Cedar Point, Ohio helped inspire the idea for the Sulphur Springs project

SULPHUR SPRINGS - A lighted, interactive fountain is planned for downtown Sulphur Springs following approval Friday to enter into a purchasing cooperative.

Cel-O-Core to double production facility

Dec 12, 2011
Cindy Roller

SULPHUR SPRINGS - A Sulphur Springs manufacturing plant is planning a major expansion so they can increase production.

Local airport to receive upgrades

Nov 25, 2011

SULPHUR SPRINGS - Another regional airport is awarded grant funding through the Texas Department of Transportation Aviation Division.