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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Cashier Arrested at Walmart
Jul19

Cashier Arrested at Walmart

An 18-year old Sulphur Springs woman, a cashier at Wal-Mart, has been accused of taking money out of the cash drawer at work for several months. Jokara Minyette Walters was arrested by Sulphur Springs Police officers Thursday evening at the store and has been charged with theft over $1500. JP Ronny Glossup set bond at $5,000. Ms. Walters admitted to taking $2,000 from the cash drawer since the end of April. By Don Julian, KSST News...

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City Council Agenda 07/22/14

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Wastewater Treatment Plant Needs Improvements
Jul18

Wastewater Treatment Plant Needs Improvements

Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell says the city needs to make some more improvements to the Wastewater Treatment Plant, built in the 1970’s. The city has been under TCEQ enforcement for some time now after the city was out of compliance for a big measurement, total suspended solids, for four months during a year’s time. That problem has been eased by new filters but other elements have exceeded upper limits from time to time....

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Library To Host Children’s Magician Brett Roberts
Jul16

Library To Host Children’s Magician Brett Roberts

Librarian Hope Cain with the Sulphur Springs Public Library tells us the library will be having a special guest Friday at 10 a.m. He’s children’s magician Brett Roberts who uses magic puppetry and story telling to teach children that reading is fun. Roberts’ show is entitled Dr. Flake-n-stein’s Magic Laboratory. It is an interactive show where children can participate with magic tricks and help with science experiments that are safe...

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Fire Update
Jul16

Fire Update

Listen to the Interview with Captain David James Sulphur Springs Fire Department Captain David James gave updates on three fires the department fought over the weekend. A man who received serious burns to his lower legs and a hand in a Rockdale Road fire is said to be doing better in the Parkland Burns Unit. James said the fire appeared to be accidental. He called a fire at a vacant house in the 900 block of College suspicious. James...

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100th Birthday Celebration Old Post Office/City Hall North
Jul15

100th Birthday Celebration Old Post Office/City Hall North

100th Birthday celebration and dedication shot, compiled and edited by Doug Haston

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Marc Predicts Drought End
Jul15

Marc Predicts Drought End

Listen to the Interview Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell is looking toward an old friend faraway in the Pacific Ocean, El Nino, to help fill up drought-impacted Cooper Lake. Cooper Lake is 8.5-feet low, just marginally better than at this time last year. Maxwell says scientists predict a 70% chance of El Nino conditions, which usually mean more rainfall here. Meanwhile the good news is Lake Sulphur Springs, the city’s backup...

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