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City Of Sulphur Springs Establishes Small Business Assistance Program In Response To COVID-19
Jul07

City Of Sulphur Springs Establishes Small Business Assistance Program In Response To COVID-19

Applications Available Online And Will Be Accepted Beginning At 8 a.m. July 8 Sulphur Springs City Council Tuesday night authorized the establishment of a small business assistance program in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Qualifying small Sulphur Springs businesses can download the application starting Tuesday evening from the COVID-19 Business Resources menu on the City of Sulphur Springs’ website to seek up to $2,500 in...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Nov. 3 Meeting Agenda
Nov03

Sulphur Springs City Council Nov. 3 Meeting Agenda

REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCILNOVEMBER 3, 2020 7:00 P.M. The regular meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Public link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8CxjG8pt3Cn8DDMgg0xr8g The following items will be discussed: Call to order.Pledge of Allegiance to the United States Flag, Texas Flag, and invocation.Presentations, proclamations, and announcements.Manager’s report...

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CARES Funding For Qualifying Small Businesses Being Distributed By City
Oct27

CARES Funding For Qualifying Small Businesses Being Distributed By City

CARES funding to help qualifying small businesses has finally come through. The checks for $2,500 were being distributed Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020 by the City of Sulphur Springs to 28 qualifying small businesses impacted by COVID-19 pandemic. This City of Sulphur Springs COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Program is made possible by the CARES Act-Coronavirus Relief Fund. The funding is passed through to the city from the state of...

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City Offering Grants Of Up To $2,500 To Qualified Small Businesses Impacted By COVID-19
Jul16

City Offering Grants Of Up To $2,500 To Qualified Small Businesses Impacted By COVID-19

Only 31 Applications Received So Far For City’s Small Business Assistance Program Applications were still available Thursday for eligible Sulphur Springs businesses interested in applying for the City of Sulphur Springs’ small business assistance grant program. The city proposed the planned program, which gained approval, at last Tuesday’s regular City Council meeting to provide a small amount of assistance to...

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City Council Approved Reinvestment Zone, 380 Agreement For D6, Inc.
Nov05

City Council Approved Reinvestment Zone, 380 Agreement For D6, Inc.

Sulphur Springs City Council tackled numerous items during the November meeting, including a reinvestment zone and economic development agreement for D6, Inc., close out the CARES Act Small Business Assistance Program and purchase of a track loader. The agenda also included five ordinances dealing with rezoning and establishment of reinvestment zones. Sulphur Springs Municipal building Reinvestment Zone, EDC Agreement The City Council...

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Zoning Of Thermo Mine Property As Heavy Industrial Receives P&Z Approval
Sep24

Zoning Of Thermo Mine Property As Heavy Industrial Receives P&Z Approval

City Seeking Grant Funding To Improve Mine Road The Planning and Zoning Commission Monday recommended zoning of the old Thermo mine property as heavy industrial, despite communication from multiple area residents who are opposed to the idea and an online petition in opposition to the zoning change. Tuesday evening, the City of Sulphur Springs also authorized the city manager to apply for grant funding to improve the old...

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City Facility Reservation, Use Policy On July 7 Council Agenda
Jul07

City Facility Reservation, Use Policy On July 7 Council Agenda

The regular meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council will once again be conducted via teleconference at 7 p.m. July 7, 2020. A recording of the meetting will be available for the general public to view on Youtube. These measures are due to COVID-19 precautions and restrictions. The July 7 agenda, in addition to the regular administrative reports and consent agenda, includes three resolutions, including one which would impact city...

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An Honor Nobody Wants: Meet Two Gold Star Families
Jan05

An Honor Nobody Wants: Meet Two Gold Star Families

The Gold Star Lapel Button, or Pin, is distributed to members of the immediate family of a fallen servicemember by the Department of Defense. Our nation’s military veterans hold a solid place in the hearts of Hopkins County residents. We stand proud of our Veterans Memorial in downtown Sulphur Springs and faithfully observe opportunities to honor veterans each year. While most local families have at least one military veteran of...

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A Draw for Downtown, the 20th Annual Quilt Show
Sep17

A Draw for Downtown, the 20th Annual Quilt Show

Deanna Haston and Billie Ruth Standbridge preparing for Quilt Show interview on KSST/Channel 18 Amidst a busy week of final preparations for the annual Quilt Show, Billie Ruth Standbridge, a charter member of the Lone Star Heritage Quilt Guild, shared some interesting details on it’s growth and development. “It’s nothing short of amazing that we went from a small group of ladies who simply liked to sew to a club that...

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North Hopkins FFA CHapter Participating in the Hopkins County Jr. Market Show
Feb18

North Hopkins FFA CHapter Participating in the Hopkins County Jr. Market Show

FFA Officers Sydnee Bell (left) and Breeanna Hicks (right) with North Hopkins Ag Instructor Brittany Bettes Seniors Breeanna Hicks and Sydnee Bell have been schoolmates in the North Hopkins ISD since Pre-K and they will graduate in Spring 2019. Both have a love for animals and are among the 80-member North Hopkins FFA Chapter. Both girls are Vice-Presidents of the chapter, and both are showing livestock in the Feb 21-23 county show....

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