Sulphur Springs

House fire
8:01 am
Mon November 21, 2011

Hopkins County house fire under investigation

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.


5:45 am
Tue November 1, 2011

City to revisit hotel occupancy tax issue

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.

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11:36 am
Fri October 14, 2011

Picture Perfect: Photo Walk continues to succeed

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.

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8:40 am
Wed October 5, 2011

Multiple departments battle Sulphur Springs house fire

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

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Local Interest
9:27 am
Fri September 30, 2011

Shutterbugs needed for Sulphur Springs' Photo Walk

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.

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9:12 am
Fri September 30, 2011

Water levels OK now, but not for long

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

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2:42 pm
Tue September 13, 2011

County positions to take a hit in 2011-2012 budget

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.