Home on Moore Street Damaged by Fire Friday Night
Jan31

Home on Moore Street Damaged by Fire Friday Night

Fire heavily damaged the attic and dining room of a house at 207 South Moore in Sulphur Springs just after midnight Friday morning. The fire, probably accidental, may have been caused by a wood-burning stove.

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Sulphur Springs City Council Meets Tuesday Night
Jan31

Sulphur Springs City Council Meets Tuesday Night

At a regular meeting Tuesday night, the Sulphur Springs City Council will consider on first reading an ordinance amending the city zoning ordinance regarding off premise signage. A May 9 city council election will also be called.

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*New Info* Walmart Evacuation & Gun Scare
Jan24

*New Info* Walmart Evacuation & Gun Scare

A man who carried a gun into Wal-Mart in Sulphur Springs forcing the store to be evacuated Friday night around 10 p.m. was arrested Saturday morning for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle (truck) from a Hope, Arkansas auto dealer.  The man has been identified as 40-year old Hollis Blaine Sartin of Sulphur Springs.  He’s in the Hopkins County Jail facing a charge of Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle. Sartin is expected to have a...

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Walmart Evacuated, Hollis Blaine Sartin of Sulphur Springs was Arrested Saturday Morning
Jan24

Walmart Evacuated, Hollis Blaine Sartin of Sulphur Springs was Arrested Saturday Morning

A man who carried a gun into Wal-Mart in Sulphur Springs forcing the store to be evacuated Friday night around 10 p.m. was arrested Saturday morning for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle (truck) from a Hope, Arkansas auto dealer.  The man has been identified as 40-year old Hollis Blaine Sartin of Sulphur Springs.  He’s in the Hopkins County Jail facing a charge of Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle. Sartin is expected to have a...

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Open Seats in the Upcoming Election
Jan22

Open Seats in the Upcoming Election

Filing for seats on the Sulphur Springs City Council, Sulphur Springs School Board and the Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board gets underway next Wednesday and will continue through February 27. Sulphur Springs City Council seats in Places 1, 2 and 3 are up this time. Current incumbents are Craig Johnson in Place 1, Clay Walker in Place 2 and Oscar Aguilar in Place 3. Filing will take place with City Secretary Gale Roberts at City...

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Caretaker Arrested in Elderly Theft
Jan16

Caretaker Arrested in Elderly Theft

A 40-year old Sulphur Springs woman has been arrested for reportedly ripping off $100,000 from a 92-year old man she worked for as a caregiver.  We get information from Sulphur Springs Police Detective Sgt. Bo Fox. 40-year old Desiree Ann Smith of Sulphur Springs was charged with theft before Justice of the Peace B.J. Teer who set bond on Ms. Smith at...

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Crime Spree Couple Arrested
Jan15

Crime Spree Couple Arrested

A Sulphur Springs man and a woman from Deport, Texas were arrested by the Commerce Police Department working on a tip from the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office. The pair were reportedly driving a stolen truck pulling a stolen trailer and Commerce Police also filed drug charges. The man and woman are believed to be involved in crimes in multiple counties with stolen items believed to amount to more that $300,000. We get more details...

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More Stores Coming
Jan15

More Stores Coming

A retail business, a restaurant located in another town, visited Sulphur Springs Thursday. The owner was invited by City of Sulphur Springs Director of Community Development Shane Shepard. Shepard said on average 1 or 2 prospects check the city out almost every week of the year. He said the word seemed to be getting out about Sulphur Springs. Shepard said a cluster of restaurants to choose from would make the city a destination....

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Sulphur Springs City Council Takes up a Thorny Issue
Jan11

Sulphur Springs City Council Takes up a Thorny Issue

The Sulphur Springs City Council will take up a thorny issue during a workshop at noon Wednesday in the 2nd floor meeting room at City Hall. At issue are two ordinances dealing with general sign regulations and definitions and regulating placement and maintenance of on-premises and off-premises signs.

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City of Sulphur Springs City Council Workshop Session 01/14/2015
Jan09
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