E-Z Mart Robbery Suspect Arrested
Jul31

E-Z Mart Robbery Suspect Arrested

A Sulphur Springs man has been arrested in connection with Sunday night’s armed holdup of E-Z Mart at Shannon Road and Helm Lane in Sulphur Springs. 24-year old Tobias Mirun Whetstone has been charged with aggravated robbery before JP Ronny Glossup who set bond at $100,000. Sulphur Springs’ police officers arrested the man at his residence in the 400 block of east Ross Street Tuesday evening just before 8 p.m. At first the man refused...

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Farewell Party for Police Chief Jim Bayuk
Jul30

Farewell Party for Police Chief Jim Bayuk

The city of Sulphur Springs is throwing a farewell party for Police Chief Jim Bayuk on his last day as chief on Thursday. The party will be in the new City Hall Municipal Court Room at 11 a.m. Thursday. The following day, on Friday, Bayuk will be going to work for the Sulphur Springs ISD as a primary school officer. By Don Julian, KSST News and Sports...

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Investigation Continues
Jul30

Investigation Continues

The Sulphur Springs Police Department continues to investigate the armed holdup of E-Z Mart at Shannon Road and Helm Lane that occurred Sunday at 10:38 p.m. Two men, one of them armed, took the cash drawer containing an estimated $40. Pictures of the two suspects have been posted on ksstradio.com and on the KSST Facebook page. Crimestoppers is offering a cash reward to anyone whose tip leads to the arrest of the suspects. Tipsters may...

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City Water Level  Looking Better
Jul29

City Water Level Looking Better

After every rain, Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell checks the water level at Cooper Lake. As of Tuesday morning, Cooper Lake’s level was marginally better than it was at this time last year by two feet. Still the city is in great shape for water. At Cooper Lake, the city only uses about a third of its’ water account in any year. Maxwell is still hoping to sell some Cooper Lake water to Metroplex interests if inter basin...

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800 Potholes Fixed
Jul29

800 Potholes Fixed

Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell estimates city work crews have fixed 800 potholes in the city. He says that’s about half of a list of potholes called in by the public. Crews have also been making repairs behind utility cuts on streets. During August, the street crew will take time out to rebuild Rogers Street. It’s being done with grant funds that must be used before October. Once September rolls around, Maxwell says the...

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EZ Mart Robbed at Gunpoint
Jul28

EZ Mart Robbed at Gunpoint

The Sulphur Springs Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying two black males involved in an Aggravated Robbery of an EZ Mart Store at the corner of Shannon Rd. and Helm Ln. in Sulphur Springs. The robbery occurred on July 27, 2014 at approximately 10:38 p.m. Anyone with information about the robbery can call the Sulphur Springs Police Department and ask for Lt. Rusty Stillwagoner at 903-885-7602. Crime...

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Special Activities at the Library
Jul27

Special Activities at the Library

There are two special activities this week for children at the Sulphur Springs Public Library. On Tuesday there will be Treasure Tuesdays featuring the Sulphur Springs Public Library staff. Thursday the library is offering an evening Carnival from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. featuring the Sulphur Springs Public Library staff and volunteers. The library is having its’ Summer Reading Program to encourage children to read. By Don Julian, KSST...

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Gus Gustafson About The Weekend on the Plaza
Jul23

Gus Gustafson About The Weekend on the Plaza

Something new is coming to Celebration Plaza Friday night. Four or five bands, chosen by an entertainment company will be performing. In attendance will be Popgun Entertainment of Nashville. They will listen to the bands and then give each a consultation. City of Sulphur Springs Community Development Specialist Gus Gustafson sees the concept as a great way to get up and coming bands into town. He says look for more of...

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CRASH Was a Great Success
Jul22

CRASH Was a Great Success

CRASH was a great success! 18 readers came to the library and read to 71 kids. Thanks to all who participated and shared their love of reading with the kids! Readers are...

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Springs City Council will be mapping out Capital Improvement Plan
Jul19

Springs City Council will be mapping out Capital Improvement Plan

The Sulphur Springs City Council will be mapping out Capital Improvement Plans for years to come. They’ll meet with Director of Finance Peter Karstens Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the Executive Chambers on the second floor of new City Hall. Topics will include streets, drainage, remodeling old City Hall, water and sewer lines, the Water Plant, raw water supply, Wastewater Treatment Plant, funding issues and wastewater collection rate...

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