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Improvements Planned For West Side Of Prim Stadium Parking Lot
Jul16

Improvements Planned For West Side Of Prim Stadium Parking Lot

The westside Gerald Prim Stadium parking lot, the home parking area, has been designated to receive $68,000 worth of improvements to clean, seal-coat and stipe the surface. Sulphur Springs ISD also will continue to contract out lawn work for most district facilities. Prim Stadium Parking The Prim Stadium parking lot has had no significant improvements in a quite a while, and it has begun to show. The surface has some cracks, which...

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Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report For Oct. 1, 2019
Oct02

Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report For Oct. 1, 2019

Presented to the City Council by City Manager Marc Maxwell on Oct. 1, 2019 SUNSET STREET – This project is nearing completion. The Capital Construction Division is on the last segment of this street. You can see them setting forms for curb & gutter in the photo to the right. I expect them to finish in 3 weeks, as we will still need to tie-in some driveways. Work progresses on Sunset Street CONNALLY STREET – The contractor, 5W...

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Connally Street Water Main Installation Complete; Drainage Improvements, Contract Work Planned
Jul08

Connally Street Water Main Installation Complete; Drainage Improvements, Contract Work Planned

Connally Street construction continues with drainage improvements, excavation, stabilization and concrete paving still to go. Work to rebuild Connally Street progresses, with a contractor hired to excavate, stabilize and pave the street following the next phase of construction. With water main installation complete, city crews in the last week began connecting residences to the new water main. Sulphur Springs’ Construction...

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City Manager’s December Report
Dec07

City Manager’s December Report

City Manager Marc Maxwell made his monthly report to the Sulphur Springs City Council Tuesday night, December 6th. In his report: BILL BRADFORD ROAD –   Concrete street and curb & gutter improvements are underway on Bill Bradford Road.  5W Contracting has poured concrete from Gilmer Street nearly to Elm Street.  All utility work is complete.  Later on tonight’s agenda is an item to approve concrete for the last 1,000 feet of...

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Crosstown Trail Approved; City Manager Files Monthly Report at Tuesday Council Meeting
Nov02

Crosstown Trail Approved; City Manager Files Monthly Report at Tuesday Council Meeting

Attendance at the Sulphur Springs City Council Meeting Tuesday night was boosted by members of the Chamber of Commerce Adult Leadership Class. However, unlike previous years, this year’s class sat through a 12 minute lack luster meeting. Council approved with little discussion a $79,750 contract for engineering that will lead to the building of Crosstown Trail. The trail will connect Coleman Park to Buford Park and Celebration...

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SSISD Board Says “Good-Bye”; Steps toward the Future
Jun07

SSISD Board Says “Good-Bye”; Steps toward the Future

When the Sulphur Springs School Board met Monday night, it was a time to say “good-bye” and a time to look to the future. Randy Reed was honored for his years of service in administration and the board heard reports regarding a teacher training experience being offered locally that could be expanded to include regional schools in the local summer training. It was Reed’s last school board meeting. The Assistant Superintendent’s long...

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NETLA 2021 Hopkins County Junior Market Livestock Show Sale Of Champions
Mar01

NETLA 2021 Hopkins County Junior Market Livestock Show Sale Of Champions

Northeast Texas Livestock Association’s 2021 Hopkins County Junior Livestock Show concluded Saturday with another successful Sale of Champions, featuring 135 of the top swine, goat, lamb, poultry and steer projects, which raised approximately half a million dollars for the students to apply toward their next projects or future education, according to initial estimates from NETLA officials. “I’ve been asked several times...

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Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report For Sept. 3, 2019
Sep04

Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report For Sept. 3, 2019

Presented by Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell during the Sept. 3, 2019 City Council meeting. Progress on street construction work SUNSET STREET – The Capital Construction Division is back at work on Sunset Street. We have changed the profile of the lay-down curbs to a gentler transition. This is a grant funded project through the Community Development Block Grant program. CONNALLY STREET – The contractor, 5W Contracting, has...

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