Heritage Parkway Dedicated
Dec09

Heritage Parkway Dedicated

Officials of the Sulphur Springs Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation as well as City and County Officials, new State Senator Bob Hall and Chamber of Commerce representatives conducted a ribbon cutting for Heritage Parkway located in the middle of 100 acres of EDC land located north of Flowserve between Loop 301 and Jefferson Street. After the ribbon cutting, I talked about the significance of the road with EDC Executive...

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“Updated” Downtown Expansion News
Nov23

“Updated” Downtown Expansion News

At a recent meeting of the Texas Downtown Association in Granbury, Downtown Sulphur Springs was used as a case study for use of public spaces and for branding. City Director of Community Development Shane Shepard was pleasantly surprised. Shepard added he was able to distribute about 150 packets on Sulphur Springs to developers interested in Texas at an International Shopping Centers conference. Shepard said a Schlotzsky’s Sandwich...

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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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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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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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Third Grand Opening For Bob Evans Foods
Jul09

Third Grand Opening For Bob Evans Foods

The third grand opening for Bob Evans Foods hosted a number of BEF executives and local business leaders at a Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting Tuesday morning, July 9th, at 10:30 at the BEF location. BEF has invested an additions $23 million dollars locally. Mike Townsley is President of Bob Evans Foods. Townsley complemented Hopkins County and Sulphur Springs area residents for their work ethic. He said this is one...

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Happy 100th Birthday, Let’s Celebrate
Jul08
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City Director Of Finance Announces Plans For Upcoming Council Meeting
Jul06

City Director Of Finance Announces Plans For Upcoming Council Meeting

Peter Karstens, city of Sulphur Springs Director of Finance, has a feast of ideas planned for City Council members at a proposed meeting on July 22 at 6 p.m. He promises the council members will have a lot on their plates, as the menu will include high dollar long-range discussions of streets, the wastewater treatment plant, water treatment plant, Lake Sulphur Springs and the city’s excess water. Karstens says he’ll discuss ways to...

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Bob Evans Farms’ Owens Country Sausage Plant Grand Re-opening
Jul06

Bob Evans Farms’ Owens Country Sausage Plant Grand Re-opening

[sc_embed_player fileurl=”http://www.ksstradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/EDC.mp3″] Listen to the Interview. Bob Evans’ Farms’ Owens Country Sausage Plant in Sulphur Springs will be having what they are calling a grand re-opening Tuesday morning (July 8th) at 10:30 a.m. to mark a major expansion of the food production plant. They’ll be offering tours of the plant to show off new production lines, introduction of their...

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Vote in the Bark for Your Park Contest

Sulphur Springs is one of 15 finalists in PetSafe’s fourth annual Bark for Your Park, a nationwide contest through which one U S community will win $100,000 to build an off-leash dog park. The city received a total of 9,818 votes to earn its spot as a medium city finalist. If Sulphur Springs wins the contest, a PetSafe dog park would be built within 1-4 acres of land at Buford Park. Three runner-up cities, one from each of the small,...

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