DBA Rewards Christmas Light Contest Winners
Dec17

DBA Rewards Christmas Light Contest Winners

The Downtown Business Alliance Christmas Lights contest winners received their prize checks Thursdayat 1:30 pm on Celebration Plaza in front of the Christmas tree. Presenting the awards were Pat Chase and Rita Edwards. Commercial and Residential First Place Winners: 1.  $500.00   Vickie Mathews 1.  $500.00   Gourmet Kitchen &Company     Commercial and Residential: 2.  $200.00   Judge Robert and Robbie Newsom 2.  $200.00 ...

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Chamber Connection    December 10, 2015 by Meredith Caddell
Dec10

Chamber Connection December 10, 2015 by Meredith Caddell

Chamber Connection   December 10, 2015 by Meredith Caddell   Attention All Chamber Members….Membership Directories are being prepared NOW!!! Chamber Members, we are going to print a little earlier than normal for the 2016 Membership Directory.  We are going to have it ready for distribution the first part of January, so we need you to do a few things… Please go to www.sulphursprings-tx.com and click on the membership directory....

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New PJC-Sulphur Springs Campus Nearing Completion
Dec08

New PJC-Sulphur Springs Campus Nearing Completion

Workers are busy this week putting a new surface on the parking lot at the soon-to-be new campus for the Paris Junior College-Sulphur Springs Center. The new campus is located on East Loop 301 at the former Foxworth-Galbraith Lumber Co. site. Construction is nearing completion on classrooms, offices, a bookstore and other facilities in the remodeled building shown above. The PJC welding program is already underway in a new building at...

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Former Home Plate to be Stripped and Moved
Dec07

Former Home Plate to be Stripped and Moved

Construction is underway on the building that was once home to Burton’s Restaurant and Home Plate Restaurant. The building’s interior is being completely stripped out in order for the building to be moved to an unknown location. The building’s current site is set to be the home of a future expanded E-Z Mart. Currently, E-Z has a location on Shannon Road East across Helm Lane from the future site. In other news,...

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Chamber Connection November 27, 2015 by Meredith Caddell
Dec03

Chamber Connection November 27, 2015 by Meredith Caddell

Chamber Connection   November 27, 2015 by Meredith Caddell   Dr. Ray Perryman to speak at Economic Outlook Conference, December 9th from 11:30-1:00pm Dr. Perryman is back and has A LOT to tell us.  He will discuss not only the economic outlook for Hopkins County and surrounding areas, but he will also touch on Obamacare and changes to insurance in 2016.  Get your tickets now to hear noted economist, Dr. Ray Perryman on Wednesday,...

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Arturo’s Wood Oven Pizza will Finally Have a Roof Over its Head
Dec02

Arturo’s Wood Oven Pizza will Finally Have a Roof Over its Head

After beginning in May, construction of Arthur and Tina Kunzman’s pizzeria is finally nearing the end. The new McLeroy Building, owned by city attorney Jim McLeroy, on Main Street is almost completed. Arturo’s Wood Oven Pizza on the ground floor will be leased with apartments and a rooftop deck above. The interior of the new restaurant has already been planned out. “There will be seating on the right side,”...

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Three Sulphur Springs Men Co-Invent High Altitude Balloon System
Dec01

Three Sulphur Springs Men Co-Invent High Altitude Balloon System

Three employees of Raven Industries in Sulphur Springs are co-inventors for a “high altitude balloon system” that recently received a U S patent. The Sulphur Springs co-inventors are Michael Smith, Kurt Sehnert, and Randy Scott. They share the co-inventor status with Justin Lee Marsh, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and Mark L. West, Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Raven Industries home office is in Sioux Falls. The high altitude balloon system...

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Sulphur Springs Food Scene Sees New Changes
Nov30

Sulphur Springs Food Scene Sees New Changes

Changes have come to a number of restaurants in Sulphur Springs which include Chicken Express, Burger King, the new Roma’s Italian Restaurant, and San Remo’s. Chicken Express is now under new management with the entire franchisee being bought out by a new owner. “We purchased this from Ricky Stewart, the franchise owner’s son,” Regional Manager Justin Grubbs said. “This location will be the 22nd...

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Burgers and Fries Wait Staff Donate to Senior Citizens Center
Nov24

Burgers and Fries Wait Staff Donate to Senior Citizens Center

Once again the wait-staff of Burgers and Fries, 208 College Street, have donated their tips received for service. The recipient of their over $2000 donation is the Senior Citizens Center, 150 MLK Boulevard in Sulphur Springs. “These wonderful people and their customers are making a difference in a lot of Senior’s Lives,” stated Karon Weatherman, Program and Marketing Director for the Senior Center. Share...

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Shifts Available for Salvation Army Kettle Bell Ringers; Angel Trees to Provide Clothing for 385 Children
Nov23

Shifts Available for Salvation Army Kettle Bell Ringers; Angel Trees to Provide Clothing for 385 Children

Tammy Flemens, Treasurer of Hopkins County Salvation Army, is looking for your help with the 2015 Angel Trees. There are 385 local children on the Christmastime clothing program, from newborn through age 18. If you can make purchases of clothing, coats, shoes or blankets these children need, please select names off the trees and purchase some or all of those needs listed. Deliver them unwrapped by Dec 10 to either of the tree...

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