Sulphur Springs

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.

Hopkins County house fire under investigation

Nov 21, 2011
Dave Kirkpatrick, East Texas Radio

SULPHUR SPRINGS - No injuries were reported in a Sunday evening fire in Sulphur Springs that heavily damaged a brick home.

The home was fully engulfed in flames upon emergency arrival, just after 7 p.m. in the 1700 block of College Street.

The cause of the blaze has not been determined, but it is believed to have started in the garage.


City to revisit hotel occupancy tax issue

Nov 1, 2011

SULPHUR SPRINGS - The Sulphur Springs City Council will again consider Tuesday night whether to repeal a six percent hotel occupancy tax currently shared with the County for Hopkins County Regional Civic Center operations.

With shutters snapping, a group exceeding 30 photographers descended on downtown Sulphur Springs, the Indian Summer celebration and John Chester Dutch Oven Cooking Competition held at Heritage Park on Saturday morning, Oct. 1 for the Second Annual Sulphur Springs Worldwide Photo Walk.

SULPHUR SPRINGS - No injuries were reported in a Tuesday afternoon fire that destroyed a Sulphur Springs home.

The Second Annual Photo Walk in downtown Sulphur Springs will give participants a chance to share their creativity with others and get tips from fellow local photographers.

Water levels OK now, but not for long

Sep 30, 2011

SULPHUR SPRINGS - Drought conditions in Texas are continuing to diminish water supplies locally.

County positions to take a hit in 2011-2012 budget

Sep 13, 2011

SULPHUR SPRINGS (ketr) - Seven positions will be eliminated and 11 will be affected overall. County Judge Chris Brown says five positions will be personally affected but some may be absorbed through attrition.

One of the positions being eliminated may involve a full-time employee becoming part-time. There is one full-time job available for four current employees, the remaining who whom will have a chance to fill three opening dispatch positions. Among the jobs affected is a clerk position in the justice of the peace offices.