PJC-Sulphur Springs Campus, A Vision in Process
Apr29

PJC-Sulphur Springs Campus, A Vision in Process

With the cutting of a ribbon and the grand opening of the new PJC-Sulphur Springs Campus located on Loop 301 in the newly remodeled building that once housed Foxworth Galbraith Lumber Company, Paris Junior College President Pam Anglin’s vision for expansion of educational opportunities in the region took one more step forward. Dr. Anglin told KSST News that the junior college experience in both academic and technology play a...

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Scrapie Confirmed in a Hartley County Sheep
Apr26

Scrapie Confirmed in a Hartley County Sheep

  AUSTIN – Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) officials have confirmed scrapie in a Hartley County ewe. The ewe was tested by TAHC after the owner reported signs of weight loss and lack of coordination to their local veterinarian. The premises was quarantined and a flock plan for monitoring is being developed by the TAHC and USDA. “The TAHC is working closely with the flock owner, sharing all of the options for disease...

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Education Foundation Expo Features Eight Grant Winning Projects
Apr25

Education Foundation Expo Features Eight Grant Winning Projects

  Eight grant winning projects will be featured Wednesday during the 2016 Education Foundation Expo at the Hopkins County Civic Center. The Sulphur Springs Independent School District invites all local businesses and community members to join them for the Expo from at 11:30 a.m. until at 1:00 pm. Tickets are $15 for the event, which includes lunch provided by the SSHS Culinary Arts students. The Expo will showcase the eight...

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Plenti Card Comes to Sulphur Springs
Apr19

Plenti Card Comes to Sulphur Springs

The Joe’s Exxon station, located on 1234 S Broadway ST, is now offering customers the Plenti card program. The Plenti Card allows card-holders to collect points through purchases in order to earn discounts and savings when buying gas and other products. “Depending on how many points you collect, it will show me if you want to take a certain amount off on your next purchase,” Manager Kushal Aryal said. “Whenever...

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Basics at Brunch
Apr13

Basics at Brunch

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Engineers Hashing Out Site Details for Starbucks in Sulphur Springs
Apr06

Engineers Hashing Out Site Details for Starbucks in Sulphur Springs

Engineers for Starbucks and the City Engineer for Sulphur Springs are currently hashing out site details that will enable the building of a local outlet for the purveyor of coffee on South Broadway in the city, according to a city source. Although no date for construction has been set, the city and Starbucks are taking steps to facilitate a good relationship. This is just another hurdle that has not deterred the determination to...

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Business History Month: Hampton House Jewelry
Mar31

Business History Month: Hampton House Jewelry

Hampton House Jewelry is owned by a husband and wife duo on Main Street near downtown Sulphur Springs. Angela and Wes Hampton have owned several businesses in the past twenty-five years, but believe the jewelry business is their calling. Wes Hampton installed insulation for over thirty years of his life, but always had a deep interest in fossils, gemstones, and prehistoric life. Angela worked in the antique store that was located in...

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Business History Month: Celebration Antiques
Mar30

Business History Month: Celebration Antiques

The Colbys feel they “came home” to Hopkins County when they moved to the area and became business people in downtown Sulphur Springs . Their store “Celebration Antiques” occupies historic space at 210 Connally Street, having been home to Haggar’s Dry Goods store in the 1920’s and Roberts Jewelers and Taking Care of Business in more recent years. Adam and Lara’s handiwork on the lofty, weathered...

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Business History Month: Marlene’s Sass and Class
Mar29

Business History Month: Marlene’s Sass and Class

Having always loved fashion and accessories, when the opportunity presented itself Marlene open Sass and Class Boutique in August of 2015. One of the satisfying joys of her business is to allow women of all ages to have an out-of-the-ordinary shopping experience with personal help to not only get the right size and fit, but to experiment beyond a normal wardrobe. Even if you haven’t got the time or talent for coordinating the...

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Business History Month: Yard By Yard
Mar25

Business History Month: Yard By Yard

Henry and Janice Keller had humble beginnings with their nursery business. In 1979, the Keller’s had a greenhouse in their backyard on Morris Dr. in Sulphur Springs, Texas and began to sell plants they had raised themselves. Ten years later, in 1989, the two had a full grown business and decided to move to a separate location. Henry Keller, a Vietnam War veteran and plant enthusiast, bought a house with an acre lot on Church St....

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