Cooper Lake Nears Full Mark
Mar24

Cooper Lake Nears Full Mark

Cooper Lake is as close to full as its’ been in quite some time after recent rains. Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell said Monday the lake is just two feet, three inches below capacity. Back in December, he told the City Council the lake was some 13-feet low. The last time the lake was completely full was in late 2010. Maxwell credited the coming of El Nino in the Pacific for the wetness here....

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Cooper Lake Level Rising
Mar19

Cooper Lake Level Rising

City Manager Marc Maxwell tells KSST news that Cooper Lake and Lake Sulphur Springs levels are much better thanks to recent rains. He states Cooper Lake is now between 4 and 5 feet low compared to a first of the year low of 13 feet. The good news for the city of Sulphur Springs is that Lake Sulphur Springs has remained full thanks to a smaller lake and wider water shed. For Cooper Lake, Maxwell said with current ground saturation it...

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Schedule of Programs at Cooper Lake State Park/South Sulphur Unit for February
Feb06

Schedule of Programs at Cooper Lake State Park/South Sulphur Unit for February

February is such an unpredictable month. One day it’s cold and the next day It’s warm. We have even seen some trees begin to bud out after these warm spring like days. Well, it’s time to plant your onions and plan your next camping trip out to Cooper Lake State Park! We would love to have you come out and enjoy the best that nature has to offer! February will still be a bit slow but the programs will still be available so plan on...

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Spring Breaking at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Jan28

Spring Breaking at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

ATHENS—Families looking for a place to have an inexpensive, rewarding family vacation during spring break need look no farther than the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) in Athens. Located just 75 miles southeast of Dallas, 100 miles east of Waco and 180 miles north of  Houston, TFFC is a one-tank round trip for about 10 million of you. TFFC offers free fishing with paid admission for channel catfish and rainbow trout with no...

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2-Night Family Camping Workshop at Cooper Lake State Park
Nov24

2-Night Family Camping Workshop at Cooper Lake State Park

We are wanting to promote a 2-night family camping workshop at Cooper Lake State Park – South Sulphur Unit December 5th-7th. The workshop includes a screened shelter with electricity that will provide more warmth and security. Activities will include geocaching (outdoor treasure hunt using GPS units), fishing, Dutch oven campfire cooking, animal night sounds program, campfire stories and more! All the equipment is provided and...

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