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Sulphur Springs City Council Approves Purchase Of Sewer Truck
Jun04

Sulphur Springs City Council Approves Purchase Of Sewer Truck

Sulphur Springs City Council approved purchase of a sewer truck during the regular council meeting conducted this week. Utilities Director James Jordan explained to the council that collection and distribution division of the utility department a 2009 truck to clean and unstop sewer main, vacuuming out manholes in which debris have collected. It was purchased in 2009 for $220,000. “Since then we have put that truck through the...

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Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report, June 2020
Jun03

Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report, June 2020

The Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report for June 2020 was presented by Marc Maxwell to Sulphur Springs City Council at the Tuesday, June 2, council meeting. COVID-19 RESPONSE • Most City Offices have reopened. Police Department, Fire Department, Water Treatment Plant and Wastewater Treatment Plant remain closed. The Municipal Library has partially reopened.• Police and Fire continue to implement new procedures for dealing with...

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Plat Request for Connally Corner Addition, Ordinance Approved By City Council
May06

Plat Request for Connally Corner Addition, Ordinance Approved By City Council

Sulphur Springs City Council made quick work of the May agenda, wrapping up the entire Zoom conference meeting in 40 minutes. During the May 5 meeting, the City Council approved one ordinance, two resolutions, a final plat request for Connally Corner Addition and heard about a few projects in progress or planning stages. Ordinance No. 2766 The Council heard on second and final reading Ordinance No. 2766, which amends and updates...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Approves Curfew, Postpones Election
Apr10

Sulphur Springs City Council Approves Curfew, Postpones Election

The April meeting of Sulphur Springs City Council may have been delayed while technical kinks were worked out of the viewing and teleconferencing systems but, once under way, officials wasted no time Tuesday night making short order of the agenda. Due to the stay at home safe and social distancing parameters in place during the global COVID-19 pandemic, Sulphur Springs City Council members and city staff signed in for a Zoom...

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Equipment Issues At City Wastewater Treatment Plant Partially Resolved
Mar28

Equipment Issues At City Wastewater Treatment Plant Partially Resolved

The blower issues that sidelined two of the three blowers at the city’s wastewater treatment plant are partially resolved, according to the city manager. There have been some vibration issues since the blowers were installed in last August. Two of the three blowers at the wastewater treatment plant developed vibration problems and the issues became bad enough to render the units inoperable. One unit continued to operate, but...

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Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report
Mar04

Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report

Sulphur Springs City Hall Date: March 3, 2020 To: City Council From: City Manager Marc Maxwell Subject: Manager’s Report WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT — We are having problems with the blowers, serious problems. Two of the three blowers developed vibration problems and have now become inoperable. There have been some vibration issues since installation last August. Recently the issues became bad enough to render the units...

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City Council Appoints Police Chief, Fire Chief/Marshal, Utilities Director
Jun05

City Council Appoints Police Chief, Fire Chief/Marshal, Utilities Director

Sulphur Springs City Council Tuesday night voted to eliminate the public safety director position, with one council member voting against the measure. The city will go back to the prior tradition of having a separate fire chief and separate police chief. For the fire department, the top officer will be the fire chief/fire marshal. David James was appointed to fill that role. Jason Ricketson, a longtime officer at Sulphur Springs...

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James Edward (Jim) Tucker
Feb15

James Edward (Jim) Tucker

Funeral Mass of Christian burial for James Edward (Jim) Tucker, age 82, of Mt. Vernon will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday February 18, 2019 at St. James Catholic Church in Sulphur Springs with Father Freddy Celano Penaloza officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Vernon City Cemetery with his grandsons serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., with Rosary beginning at 6:00 p.m., on Sunday February 17, 2019....

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James Buster Diamond of Sulphur Springs.
Oct08

James Buster Diamond of Sulphur Springs.

Funeral services for James Buster Diamond, age 80, of Sulphur Springs will be conducted at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at West Oaks Funeral Home Chapel with Bob Neal officiating and Bro. Jerry Savage assisting.  Interment will follow at Greenpond Cemetery with Austin English, Norris English, Danny Taylor, Kent Wenning, Johnathon Gammill, Casey Hemphill, Jordan Hale and Jackson Lundell serving as pallbearers.  Honorary...

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James LeRoy (J. L.) Tucker
Aug24

James LeRoy (J. L.) Tucker

Masonic Funeral services for James Leroy Tucker, age 89 of Sulphur Springs will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, August 27, 2015 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Maxon and Bro. Bob Woodworth officiating.  Masonic services will be provided by the Commerce and Sulphur Springs Masonic Lodges.  Interment will follow at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, August 27, 2015 at Grove Hill Memorial Park in Dallas with his nephews, Buff Tucker,...

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