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Opening Ceremony for the Sulphur Springs Visit of The Wall That Heals
Nov04

Opening Ceremony for the Sulphur Springs Visit of The Wall That Heals

Erected on the Sulphur Springs High School track, the 375-foor-long Wall That Heals provided a reflective backdrop for the Opening Ceremony of the much-anticipated visit of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall replica. The display will be open 24 hours a day November 4th through 7th for visitors. At 2 p.m. Sunday, November 7, the Wall and Mobile Education Center will depart Sulphur Springs for it’s next visit somewhere in America....

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D6 Inc. Plans To Relocate Company Headquarters To Sulphur Springs
Oct15

D6 Inc. Plans To Relocate Company Headquarters To Sulphur Springs

Projected $27 Million Capital Investment Expected To Create 231 New Jobs D6 Inc. plans to relocate the company headquarters from Portland, Oregon, to Sulphur Springs, to expand their manufacturing presence in the state, Governor Greg Abbott announced Friday afternoon, Oct. 15, 2021. D6 Inc. is an advanced design-to-shelf packaging manufacturer, using recycled plastics, and when the pandemic began shifted to making face shields and...

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Budget, Tax Rate, Utility Fees Receive Unanimous Approval From Sulphur Springs City Council
Sep22

Budget, Tax Rate, Utility Fees Receive Unanimous Approval From Sulphur Springs City Council

Ordinance Setting Master Fee Schedule Passes On 4-2 Vote Sulphur Springs City Council made short work of Tuesday evening’s special meeting, unanimously approving ordinances setting the budget, tax rate and utility fees for the 2021-2022 fiscal year and one authorizing updated service credits. Ordinance No. 2783 establishing a master fee schedule passed on a 4-2 vote. Although public hearings were held for each, no members of the...

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Proposed Budget And Decreased Tax Rate And Increased Utility Fees Approved By Sulphur Springs City Council
Sep09

Proposed Budget And Decreased Tax Rate And Increased Utility Fees Approved By Sulphur Springs City Council

Master Fee Schedule Passes On 5-2 Vote Sulphur Springs City Council unanimously approved the proposed budget and tax rate on first reading during the regular September meeting Tuesday night. A master fee schedule, with increases in street maintenance fees and to the Grays Building rental deposit fee, was also approved, but on a 5-2 vote. Master Fee Schedule The Council opted, at the recommendation of Assistant City Manager/Finance...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Approves Appointments to 11 Boards and Commissions
Jun02

Sulphur Springs City Council Approves Appointments to 11 Boards and Commissions

In addition to swearing in four councilmen, Sulphur Springs City Council approved appointments to 11 boards and commissions, selected which councilmen will serve as mayor and mayor pro tem during Tuesday evening’s regular council meeting. City Council Re-Organization After an election in November for four places on the council, then a runoff in December for Place 1, all four councilmen elected to the City Council in 2020 again...

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Brookshire’s Grandly Cuts Ribbon, Begins 64th Year in Sulphur Springs with Improvements Store-wide
May19

Brookshire’s Grandly Cuts Ribbon, Begins 64th Year in Sulphur Springs with Improvements Store-wide

Photos By: Savannah Everett The renovations and improvements that began during the COVID pandemic at the local Brookshire’s store have yielded a beautiful updated grocery, market and pharmacy, and a lot of proud employees. Store Director Cade Hohenberger thanked everyone on Wednesday May 19, 2021 during a ribbon cutting ceremony with corporation officials present. Following a welcome by District manager Wesley Hooper and a...

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Spring Signals Start Of Construction Projects In Sulphur Springs
Apr11

Spring Signals Start Of Construction Projects In Sulphur Springs

Spring signals a time of new things, and in Sulphur Springs, many are taking advantage of the warmer weather to begin construction projects – including road work, new apartments and multifamily housing units and business renovations. Four additional single family housing projects were green lit by city officials, and the city also approved a contract to jump start the Saputo sewer line expansion project, submission of a grant...

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Sulphur Springs Mayor Recognizes Texas History Month
Mar05

Sulphur Springs Mayor Recognizes Texas History Month

Sulphur Springs Mayor John Sellers, known locally for his passion for genealogy and history, this week took during the regular City Council meeting to recognize the significance of the day to Texas and encouraged citizens to join him in celebrating Texas’ historical past. “It is imperative that the citizens of the great State of Texas make every effort to preserve, protect and promote the diversified and cultural history...

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Sulphur Springs Fire Department Applying For Homeland Security Grant
Feb04

Sulphur Springs Fire Department Applying For Homeland Security Grant

City Council Approves Extension Of Temporary Emergency Paid Sick Leave Due to COVID-19 Policy, Zoning Board Appointment Sulphur Springs City Council approved resolutions for a Homeland Security grant application and an extension of the temporary emergency paid sick leave due to COVID-19 policy were approved, and a new Zoning Board appointment made during the regular February council meeting this week. Homeland Security Grant Sulphur...

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Mayor Declares February CTE Month In Sulphur Springs
Feb01

Mayor Declares February CTE Month In Sulphur Springs

Sulphur Springs Mayor John Sellers helped Sulphur Springs High School kick off its month-long celebration of career and technical education programs Monday morning by declaring February CTE Month in Sulphur Springs. As has been the case for many things since March 2020, this year’s CTE kickoff was a little bit different at SSHS in order to provide social distancing protocols in place due to COVID-19. Instead of speaking before a...

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