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Ribbon-Cutting at the new Grays Building on June 18 in Observance of Juneteenth, a New National Holiday
Jun18

Ribbon-Cutting at the new Grays Building on June 18 in Observance of Juneteenth, a New National Holiday

The community was well-represented as a couple of milestone events came together on a single day for Hopkins County residents. At noon on Friday June 18, as the nation was observing the new Juneteenth national holiday, the local community celebrated the near-completion of the Grays Building Community Center. City Councilman Reverend H. B. Nash More than 100 persons were present to see the interior of the beautiful new facility, hear a...

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Steel For the New Grays Building Being Installed At Pacific Park
Dec01

Steel For the New Grays Building Being Installed At Pacific Park

Design, Engineering Service Contract For TPWD Grant For Pacific Park Improvements On Dec. 1 City Council Agenda Work on the new Grays Building progressed Tuesday morning at Pacific Park with Hawk Construction putting up the steel beams that will be the backbone for the new building. The steel was delivered from Sulta Manufacturing last week, and work was well under way Tuesday by Hawk to install the steel. The steel that will form the...

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Bid For Roofing For New Grays Building Approved
Oct08

Bid For Roofing For New Grays Building Approved

A bid for roofing for the Grays Building, 3 new track loaders and contract for elections services were approved by Sulphur Springs City Council at the regular October meeting held earlier this week via Zoom. Grays Building City crews continue work on the new Grays Building in Pacific Park Work on the new Grays Building in Pacific Park continues, with the approval of a roofing bid, pouring of piers and plumbing work. City Finance...

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Ribbon To Be Cut On New  Grays Building Noon June 18
Jun16

Ribbon To Be Cut On New Grays Building Noon June 18

All Day Juneteenth Freedom Celebration Planned June 19 At Pacific Park The new Grays Building in Pacific Park will be on display for public viewing at noon on Friday, June 18, 2021, when the ribbon will officially be cut. Work has been ongoing on the site all year. During the month of May, a dedication was held and a plaque placed in honor of the building’s namesake, the late Mr. H.W. Grays, who as a community leader was...

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Construction Of Senior Citizens Center Building Still On Hold
Aug04

Construction Of Senior Citizens Center Building Still On Hold

Construction of a new senior citizens center is still on hold, following Sulphur Springs City Council’s rejection Tuesday of the lone bid submitted for a pre-engineered metal building. The Grays Building continues to have aluminum panels in place of roll-up doors on the portion of the building facing the park. Senior Citizens Center In November 2020, the construction manager advisor for the project estimated the pre-engineered...

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Bid For New Senior Citizens Center, Grant Application On Aug. 3 City Council Agenda
Aug02

Bid For New Senior Citizens Center, Grant Application On Aug. 3 City Council Agenda

Budget Workshop For 2021-22 Budget To Precede Regular Tuesday Meeting Sulphur Springs City Council will hold two meetings Tuesday, a workshop and a regular monthly meeting. The elected officials are slated to discuss and consider acting on a bid for a pre-engineered metal building to become a new senior citizens center during the regular council meeting at 7 p.m. Aug. 3., as well as a number of other items, including a reinsurance...

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Sulphur Springs Turns Page On New Chapter With Downtown West Planning
Jul20

Sulphur Springs Turns Page On New Chapter With Downtown West Planning

The City of Sulphur springs turned the page Monday on a new chapter in downtown development, with the start of planning for Downtown West, which Ian Lockwood of Toole Design Group calls “the next step in the evolution of downtown.” Downtown West is the area loosely bounded by Mulberry, Rogers/Magnolia and Van Sickle streets and the Kansas City Southern railroad tracks. Downtown West community planning meeting, July...

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Of Interest to Senior Citizens; New Center, Upcoming Events, Walk to Remember
Jul13

Of Interest to Senior Citizens; New Center, Upcoming Events, Walk to Remember

According to Karon Weatherman, Director of the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center, following the completion and dedication of new H W Grays Building, the City crews turned their attention to the Oak Avenue building site for the new Seniors Center. Bidding was opened for the construction of a metal frame; however only one bid came in and it was higher than was expected. So, meanwhile, some more clearing has been done on the...

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Grays Building Dedication Hosted Friday Morning, Official Ribbon Cutting Planned This Summer
May28

Grays Building Dedication Hosted Friday Morning, Official Ribbon Cutting Planned This Summer

Community members got their first good look into the new HW Grays Building in Pacific Park during a dedication in which a plaque inside the building was revealed. “This is a project that we are really excited about. The [City] Council and I have been talking about this for a long time and anticipating this. We are so excited to see this beautiful structure come together,” said Sulphur Springs Mayor John Sellers at the May...

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Work On Grays Building Continues At Fast Pace
Mar29

Work On Grays Building Continues At Fast Pace

Zoom Meeting Scheduled This Evening To Discuss Pacific Park Survey Results, Next Steps In Park Improvement Project Courtesy Photo Progress on the Grays Building in Pacific Park continues at a smart pace. Today, glazers install glass while masons erect brick veneers on the east end of the building. Inside the building workers tape and bed the sheetrock, according to Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell. A little over a week ago, a...

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