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Community Packs Downtown For 2022 Independence Day Celebration
Jul03

Community Packs Downtown For 2022 Independence Day Celebration

Celebration Plaza was packed Saturday night for the 2022 Independence Day Celebration, hosted Saturday, July 2, by Sulphur Springs Symphony League for the 30th year. In fact, families, couples, friends, small groups and individuals lined the sidewalks and parking lots for 2-3 block in all directions around the square with chairs, blankets, snacks, drinks and glow-in-the-dark necklaces and lighted wands for the kids. Northeast Texas...

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Independence Day Celebration A Big Hit
Jul05

Independence Day Celebration A Big Hit

Following more than a year sans regular observances and events, the 29th Annual Independence Day Celebration held appropriately on Celebration Plaza in Sulphur Springs was a big hit. Many brought lawn chairs and blankets for family and friends to enjoy the military march, concert and fireworks. Others enjoyed their meals al fresco at downtown restaurants, soaking in the festive spirit and music performed by Northeast Texas Symphony...

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Portion Of Plaza Parking, Downtown Streets To Be Closed Saturday During Independence Day Celebration, Fireworks
Jun30

Portion Of Plaza Parking, Downtown Streets To Be Closed Saturday During Independence Day Celebration, Fireworks

As Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County residents begin filling downtown Saturday evening, motorists are reminded a portion of plaza parking will be closed Saturday. The 2021 Independence Concert and Fireworks Celebration kicks off at 8 p.m. Visitors to the downtown area should take into account the higher volume of foot traffic to Celebration Plaza. “Due to the safety zone needed for the fireworks display, some parking around the...

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American Flag Kit Give Away At Independence Day Celebration!
Jun26

American Flag Kit Give Away At Independence Day Celebration!

Saturday, June 30th, at the Independence Day Celebration, KSST Radio will be giving away 10 American Flag Kits! It’s an IDC tradition. All you have to do is enter a drawing. Just come up to the KSST booth beside the Symphony stage and fill out the ballot to enter to win a free American Flag kit. Kits donated once again by Lowes of Sulphur Springs.

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Update on the Independence Day Celebration Stage
Jul01

Update on the Independence Day Celebration Stage

The stage for the Independence Day Celebration will be finished Saturday morning. The county, city employees and inmates have been out since 8:30a.m. Friday. The stage takes 6-8 hours to complete and they’ve moved the location back four feet since last year. The Stage, placed in front on Alliance Bank on the northside of the square, is 36 feet by 48 feet, and audience seating will be on Celebration Plaza. Jerry Dalton, county...

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KSST American Flag Kit Give Away At Independence Day Celebration!
Jun30

KSST American Flag Kit Give Away At Independence Day Celebration!

Saturday, July 2nd, at the Independence Day Celebration, KSST Radio will be giving away 10 American Flag Kits! KSST wants people to feel the experience of America by flying the American Flag. All you have to do is enter a drawing. Just come up to the KSST booth beside the Symphony stage and fill out the ballot to enter to win a free American Flag kit.

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Symphony League Marks 25th Anniversary of Independence Day Celebration; Street Closures Announced
Jun20

Symphony League Marks 25th Anniversary of Independence Day Celebration; Street Closures Announced

Marking their 25th year celebrating Independence Day, the Sulphur Springs Symphony League will host the Annual Independence Day Celebration Concert and Fireworks display on Saturday, July 2 at 7:45 p.m. on Celebration Square. Guests will be able to show up at anytime as prior events will be taking place throughout the day. This will be the largest free concert in Hopkins County, averaging 1,500 locals and travelers each year. Be on...

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Independence Day Celebration
Jun24

Independence Day Celebration

The 23rd annual Independence Day Celebration featuring a professional orchestra concert and fireworks display is coming up Saturday evening on Celebration Plaza. Special guest artist this year will be Michael Rorex, an opera-trained tenor, who will sing patriotic and Broadway tunes. By Don Julian, KSST News and Sports Director

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The Independence Concert, Fireworks Set on Celebration Plaza Saturday September 5!
May21

The Independence Concert, Fireworks Set on Celebration Plaza Saturday September 5!

L. to R. Sharla Campbell, Symphony League Treasurer and Linda Galligher, League President The news is out and it’s flag-waving news! The annual Independence Concert and Fireworks, put on by the Sulphur Springs Symphony League, will be held in 2020. The will be staged in the usual grand style on Celebration Plaza on Saturday September 5, 2020 during the Labor Day weekend. First cancelled by COVID-19 restrictions from it’s...

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Plan to Attend the Huge Independence Concert and Fireworks on Celebration Plaza Saturday June 29, 8pm
Jun28

Plan to Attend the Huge Independence Concert and Fireworks on Celebration Plaza Saturday June 29, 8pm

An even bigger and better fireworks display is in store for everyone Your special invitation to attend is from Bank President Tom Sellers of Alliance Bank, Paul Harvey, CEO of CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital, Mickey McKenzie, President of Grocery Supply Inc and the Board of Directors of the Northeast Texas Symphony League. Bring your family and neighbors, and your lawn chairs, and don’t miss the most dazzling heart-stirring...

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