Pribble Plaque To Be Placed Wednesday
Jun30

Pribble Plaque To Be Placed Wednesday

KSST’s Enola Gay became interested in public recognition of late rodeo producer Mike Pribble during local National Day of the American Cowboy events she organized in recent years. Along with Enola, many others hoped this local goodwill ambassador on horseback could one day be honored for putting Sulphur Springs on the “rodeo map”, and now the dream is finally becoming a reality! Thanks are due to those individuals...

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First Same Sex Marriage License Issued Tuesday
Jun30

First Same Sex Marriage License Issued Tuesday

Hopkins County Clerk’s office issued their first marriage license to a same-sex couple Tuesday morning. Applications were made available to the County Clerk’s office through their vender, NETDATA in time for the Tuesday morning request. The Tuesday morning request was not the first request made but was the first request that could be fulfilled. Even though the license was issued, several who are qualified to conduct the ceremonies...

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MLK Church of Christ VBS July 25th, 2015
Jun30

MLK Church of Christ VBS July 25th, 2015

Greetings Brothers and Sisters in Christ This year we will be having our Vacation Bible School on July 27-29 at 7p.m. The theme for this year will be: TEAM POSSIBLE. We will have class for all ages and are encouraging to come out and support the event. We will kick off our VBS on July 25 with an outing in Pacific Park from 2pm-9pm, there will be food, games, and great fellowshipping. If any other information is needed please feel...

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“Updated” U S Marshal’s Service Take Lead in Mapps Arrest
Jun30

“Updated” U S Marshal’s Service Take Lead in Mapps Arrest

“Good police work by the U S Marshal’s service,” said Sulphur Springs Police Detective Sgt. David Gilmore. Gilmore’s remarks were made Tuesday morning after his return to Sulphur Springs from Fort Smith, Arkansas where Tilton Isaiah Joshua Mapps had been arrested Monday afternoon at 1:45 p.m. for the murder of Johnathan Traehan Young. (See arrest story here.) Young died as the result of multiple gunshot...

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Hawgs 4 Dawgs Benefit Ride July 4th, 2015
Jun30
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The Importance of Sun Protection
Jun30

The Importance of Sun Protection

Everyone has heard it’s important to protect yourself from the harmful rays of the sun.  From the mysteries of the ‘SPF’ number to fashion sunglasses that look cool, but can actually increase your eyes exposure to UV rays, I want to share some of my personal tips. For example: you can protect yourself from sun damage by covering your skin with long pants, long sleeve shirts, and a wide-brimmed hat. Sunglasses are...

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CBJ Will Soon Relocate to 321 Gilmer Street
Jun29

CBJ Will Soon Relocate to 321 Gilmer Street

CBJ, a screen print and embroidery business with locations in Windsor Plaza Shopping Center and on Hillcrest Drive, will relocate to 321 Gilmer Street into a building that formerly housed “Brickhouse Yoga”. The business will no longer be split between two different locations enabling the small businesses to better serve customers in Sulphur Springs and surrounding towns. The business was opened by CBJ owner Ronnie...

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*Updated* Mapps Arrested in Arkansas
Jun29

*Updated* Mapps Arrested in Arkansas

The elusive Tilton Joshua Isaiah Mapps of Greenville was arrested in Fort Smith Arkansas Monday, according to Police Chief Jay Sanders. Mapps was apprehended traveling with his girlfriend.  Texas Ranger John Vance, U.S. Marshalls,  and SSPD CID Sgt. David Gilmore assisted by the Ft. Smith Police made the arrest. The 20-year old black male had been considered armed and dangerous. Mapps was wanted in the shooting death of Jonathan...

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Same Sex Marriage License Will Be Issued This Week
Jun29

Same Sex Marriage License Will Be Issued This Week

Hopkins County will be issuing same-sex marriage licenses beginning Monday. County Clerk Debbie Shirley is only awaiting the loading of software by the application vendor. Some wording changes have been made to the application. Shirley said she could not know how much time the programmer will need. She said the decision to issue the licenses is based upon an Attorney General written opinion that the county clerks shall issue the...

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Godzilla!  Makes His Debut Friday Night at Celebration Plaza!
Jun29

Godzilla! Makes His Debut Friday Night at Celebration Plaza!

‘Godzilla’  will start at dark on the Square. Bring your family, blankets, chairs, picnic basket, and settle in for a wonderful movie experience! This weeks movie selection is a something kids will enjoy. Adding to the excitement, local vendor, ‘Little Caesars‘ will have their Hot ‘n Ready pizza for sale during the movie. The fountain will be open and ready for kids to get refreshed. Family’s can...

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