Sulphur Springs City Council will be Considering Several Ordinances
Aug31

Sulphur Springs City Council will be Considering Several Ordinances

At a regular meeting Tuesday night, the Sulphur Springs City Council will be considering several ordinances on first reading dealing with items in next fiscal year’s budget. The ordinances are for an appropriations ordinance, for setting the tax rate, the water rate, the sewer rate, the sanitation rate and for authorizing updated service credits. There is also a resolution directing publication of notice of intention to issue...

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City Council Agenda 09/02/2014
Aug29

City Council Agenda 09/02/2014

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Two Sulphur Springs’ Men Were Arrested After a Drive by Shooting
Aug28

Two Sulphur Springs’ Men Were Arrested After a Drive by Shooting

Two Sulphur Springs’ men were arrested after a drive by shooting in the 400 block of Bill Bradford Road just after 12:30 p.m. Tuesday. No one was hurt. District Attorney Investigator Kenny Stillwagoner witnessed the shooting and followed the suspect’s truck. The suspects ended up in a pasture in the 200 block of Sewell Lane where they were arrested. 31-year old Kellen Warren Tramel reportedly confessed to the shooting. JP Yvonne King...

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High Speed Chase Ends In Arrest
Aug26

High Speed Chase Ends In Arrest

A 27-year old Sulphur Springs man, who refused to pull over for a policeman, led lawmen on a high-speed chase from Sulphur Springs into rural Hopkins County Sunday morning. Around Brashear, the man tossed items out of his vehicle. At County Road 4712 and FM 2653, the driver stopped and ran into some woods where he was arrested by a DPS trooper. Danny Joe Woodard was charged with evading arrest and tampering with evidence before JP...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Meets Tuesday Noon on Budget
Aug24

Sulphur Springs City Council Meets Tuesday Noon on Budget

The Sulphur Springs City Council will have its’ second of two required public hearings due to increased revenues in the proposed budget for the next fiscal year at a special meeting Tuesday at noon at City Hall. The agenda also includes a second and final reading to create an Enterprise Zone for Saputo Dairy Foods. By Don Julian, KSST News and Sports Director

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School Starts Tuesday, Drive Careful
Aug24

School Starts Tuesday, Drive Careful

Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jay Sanders reminded the driving public Friday that flashing school zone signs would be activated Tuesday, the first day of classes in town. He said police officers would be working them as usual during the school year. They’ll be looking for drivers going too fast or using cell phones. Chief Sanders also said fines are now hefty for failure to stop or for passing school buses with their flashing lights...

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Main Street Buzz
Aug21

Main Street Buzz

Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell says development seems to go in waves and the city is in the midst of such a wave currently downtown. Three buildings were being worked on in the 200 block of Main Street Thursday. The old Knight’s Head Inn building is under construction again. Maxwell says plans call for a sizeable balcony. Another location is being worked on for a bakery. A dentist’s office is also under construction....

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Property Tax Rises with Property Values
Aug19

Property Tax Rises with Property Values

A special meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council will prove time for public comment regarding a proposed tax increase. Although the council has not increased taxes and the 44-cent per $100 valuation will not increase, the amount paid by those property owners taxed will increase due to the increase in the value of their property, according to City Manager Marc Maxwell. The public hearing/special session of the council will be...

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Special Meeting of the City Council, Aug. 21st and 26th
Aug19

Special Meeting of the City Council, Aug. 21st and 26th

CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS SPECIAL MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL AUGUST 21, 2014 11:30 A.M.   A special meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 21, 2014 in the Council Room at 201 North Davis. The following items will be discussed: 1. Pledge and invocation. 2. Conduct a Public Hearing for the proposed tax increase. 3....

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