Sulphur Springs Police Department Busy Saturday

The Sulphur Springs Police Department is looking for a person who drove into two houses and also hit two mail boxes in the 200 block of Helm Lane Saturday morning just after 1 a.m. The driver left the scene. It’s suspected that he was drunk. Damage to one house was estimated to be $5,000 while damage to the second was placed at $500.

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Weather Alert Sirens Accidentally Sounding
Oct14

Weather Alert Sirens Accidentally Sounding

For the second time this month, a city of Sulphur Springs weather alert siren accidentally went off. The latest incident occurred at around 4 a.m. Monday. In both cases, Police Chief Jay Sanders says there was a lot of lightning in the area. He believes lightning caused a power surge that triggered the alarms. He says he is working with experts to prevent a...

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City Council Wrap Up 10/07/14
Oct09

City Council Wrap Up 10/07/14

At Tuesday night’s meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council, the council approved an ordinance on first reading for issuance and sale of $5-million of certificates of obligation for more street work, equipment and renovation work for old City Hall. The council also passed several ordinances on second and final reading to help Saputo Dairy Foods receive financial incentives from the state for a plant expansion....

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City Managers Report 10/08/14
Oct09

City Managers Report 10/08/14

Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell says the city now has three new tornado warning sirens that will insure coverage by sirens for the entire city limits. By the way, the sirens that sounded last week during a storm were not the new ones. They were older ones that sounded by accident due to a lightning caused power surge. Maxwell also says the city Wastewater Treatment Plant continues to struggle to get enough oxygen to...

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Bright Star Baseball League for Children Meets with City Council
Oct05

Bright Star Baseball League for Children Meets with City Council

At a regular meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council Tuesday at 7 p.m. in City Hall, Veronica Yost with the Bright Star Baseball League for children with special needs will make a presentation about a proposed Bright Star League Baseball Field. The council is also expected to consider an ordinance for issuance and sale of certificates of obligation for a variety of projects.

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Operation Ruff
Oct03

Operation Ruff

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September Succces at the Public Library
Oct01

September Succces at the Public Library

September was a big month for the Sulphur Springs Public Library according to Director Hope Cain. 115 new patrons signed up for a library card during the national emphasis. Food for Fines, where food items were exchanged for $1 of credit toward library fines, resulted in donation of over 200 food items for Community Chest. Ricky Smith won the Book in a Jar contest correctly guessing Voyager, in the Outlander series. September was...

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Former Law Enforcement Officer Pleads Guilty
Sep29

Former Law Enforcement Officer Pleads Guilty

Former Sulphur Springs Policeman and former Hopkins County Sheriff’s Crime Prevention Officer Rex Morgan entered guilty pleas Monday to thefts from the Sheriff’s evidence room and was sentenced to 10-years probation and 180-days in the County Jail. 8th District Court Judge Eddie Northcutt also fined Morgan $2,000 for each offense. Pills and a firearm were taken from the evidence room....

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Online Solicitation of a Minor Stopped
Sep26

Online Solicitation of a Minor Stopped

Hopkins County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 43-year old Cooper man at Kid’s Kingdom in Buford Park in Sulphur Springs for allegedly setting up a sex date with what he thought was a 15-year old girl. The man was actually trading text messages with a sheriff’s deputy. Gary Lee Sillivan was charged with online solicitation of a minor before JP Ronny Glossup who set bond on Sillivan at...

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