Guaranty Bank & Trust Expands to Rockwall County
Jun05

Guaranty Bank & Trust Expands to Rockwall County

MOUNT PLEASANT, Texas, June 2, 2015 – Guaranty Bancshares, Inc, parent company of Guaranty Bank & Trust (Guaranty), announces the signing of a lease for space in the Texas Centre located at 2255 Ridge Road, Suite 150 to operate a full service banking center. The multi-story property allows Guaranty to further extend its presence from Northeast Texas into Rockwall. Ty Abston, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Guaranty, said,...

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Chamber Connection May 28, 2015 by Meredith Caddell
May28

Chamber Connection May 28, 2015 by Meredith Caddell

Texas State Champion Homemade Ice Cream Freeze-Off-Saturday, June 13th! Get your forms in Now!!! Entry forms are available for the 14th Annual Texas State Champion Homemade Ice Cream Freeze-Off at the Chamber of Commerce office at 300 Connally Street. The event will take place on Saturday, June 13th at 4:00pm at the Civic Center! Prizes are awarded in three categories: Little Dips (Ages 6-12), Big Dips (Ages 13 and Older) and Super...

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Travel Time RV – Weathered the Storms and Ready for Grand Opening
May28

Travel Time RV – Weathered the Storms and Ready for Grand Opening

Travel Time RV here in Sulphur Springs suffered minor sign damage during the recent Memorial Day storm.  But a damaged sign won’t deter them from providing RV sales and service. Kyle Springer, Internet, Sales & Finance Manager assures that no RV’s were damaged during the recent storm. The original March date for the Grand Opening was postponed due to an ice storm. However the show must go on and the Grand Opening...

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Cub Cadet Remains Open During Repairs
May26

Cub Cadet Remains Open During Repairs

The Cub Cadet Store in Sulphur Springs sustained a considerable amount of roof damage during the Memorial Day Storm that blew through on Monday.  KSST News spoke with owner, Mickey Pegg, who considered himself lucky considering all of the damage sustained just across the street at the Sulphur Springs Airport.  As this is normally his busiest time of year, he will remain open as they repair some of the roof damage.  Luckily, none of...

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Civic Center Damage Not Fully Evaluated Yet
May26

Civic Center Damage Not Fully Evaluated Yet

KSST News has learned from Civic Center staff that a large portion of the roof over the auditorium was peeled off of the building allowing rain water to pour in onto the stage.    A roofing company is on the way to evaluate the damage and hopefully cover the missing portion with tarps to stop the leaking.  As more rain approaches the Hopkins County area, staff members are worried that there could be more damage.  Although a decision...

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Chamber Connection  May 7, 2015 by Meredith Caddell
May07

Chamber Connection May 7, 2015 by Meredith Caddell

Thank you to everyone who attended the Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting for Best Western Trail Dust Inn & Suites last Friday evening. It was a wonderful event with live music and food provided by Home Plate Family Restaurant. Guests were entered to win fabulous prizes along with a night’s stay in the spectacular Presidential Suite. The Best Western Trail Dust Inn & Suites is located at 1521 Shannon Road, E. in Sulphur...

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Chamber Connection
Apr30

Chamber Connection

Chamber Connection April 28, 2015 by Meredith Caddell Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting for Best Western Trail Dust Inn & Suites, Friday, May 1st at 5:00 Please make plans to join us for refreshments, music and door prizes, this Friday from 5-7 at the Best Western Trail Dust Inn & Suites! They are located at 152 Shannon Road, E. in Sulphur Springs. It has been a long haul since the fire, but they are up and going and would...

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Memorial Hospital Board Hears Reports; Pursues Lease
Apr28

Memorial Hospital Board Hears Reports; Pursues Lease

Although March revenue was up, the deductions and expenses for Hopkins County Memorial Hospital created a little more than a one million dollar loss to the hospital district for the month, according to Donna Wallace, hospital CFO. She said that cash-on-hand is holding strong with 83-days of cash-on-hand.  The hospital board met Monday night in the hospital plaza board room for their regular March meeting. During the meeting, the board...

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Established Local Business Relocates, Help Wanted
Apr23

Established Local Business Relocates, Help Wanted

‘Texas Cocktail Lounge’ has relocated to an existing building at 1495 E Industrial Dr here in Sulphur Springs. ‘Cocktails’ as they are known by was previously located in a local hotel.  Remodeling is still underway and the business is considered a ‘soft’ opening. A grand opening is coming soon. I spoke with the owner Alan Johnson and he says the bar is open right now.   They will have Live Music;...

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