Recycling Old Concrete Helps Sulphur Springs Reduce Road Repair Costs
Jun01

Recycling Old Concrete Helps Sulphur Springs Reduce Road Repair Costs

Some of the slab from an old nursing home and most of the old Thermo mine silo have been earmarked for future use — in city streets. By recycling old concrete from other construction projects, the City of Sulphur Springs anticipates saving thousands of dollars in materials and other costs for street repairs, according to Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell. Concrete from the Thermo mine silo, felled in April, is being...

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Inmate Reportedly Died While In Custody At Hopkins County Jail
Jun01

Inmate Reportedly Died While In Custody At Hopkins County Jail

An 53-year-old inmate reportedly died while in custody at Hopkins County jail Monday afternoon. The inmate reportedly had an existing medical issue prior to his arrest May 19 and had been on medical watch, which requires jail staff to check on him in his cell every 20 minutes. Jail staff reported the inmate did not appear to be breathing when the jailer went to the inmate’s cell at 12:10 p.m. June 1, according to Hopkins County...

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Free Mobile Testing for COVID-19 Offered June 8 In Delta County
Jun01

Free Mobile Testing for COVID-19 Offered June 8 In Delta County

Prior Registration Is Required For Testing Free mobile COVID-19 testing will be offered in Delta County on Monday, June 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Cooper ISD Elementary School’s west parking lot. The testing is offered through the partnership between the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM), Texas Military Department (TMD), the local Regional Advisory Councils...

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Section Of Whitworth Street Closed Monday Afternoon
Jun01

Section Of Whitworth Street Closed Monday Afternoon

The section of Whitworth Street, from Carter Street to Lamar Street, is currently closed. Portions of Carter and Lamar streets will also be closed, according to Sulphur Springs Fire Chief David James. Whitworth Street from Lamar to Carter Street is closed to traffic, along with sections of Lamar and Carter Streets An 18-wheeler traveling through the area took down some power lines and poles around 1:30 p.m. June 1. The area will...

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CR 1170 Traffic Stop Results In Arrest
Jun01

CR 1170 Traffic Stop Results In Arrest

A CR 1170 traffic stop Sunday afternoon resulted in a 24-year-old Brashear man’s arrest, according to arrest reports. Elijah Don King (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Sgt. Shea Shaw conducted a traffic stop on a GMC pickup at 12:01 p.m. May 31 on County Road 1170 at County Road 1181. The driver, identified as Elijah Don King, was found to be wanted on two local warrants, according to arrest reports. Shaw...

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Sulphur Springs Man Accused Of Firing Gun During Road Rage Incident
Jun01

Sulphur Springs Man Accused Of Firing Gun During Road Rage Incident

A 45-year-old Sulphur Springs man was accused of firing a gun during a road rage incident on Parkins Street Sunday evening, according to police reports. Jason Keith Pennington (HCSO jail photo) Sulphur Springs Police Officer Cameron Robinson responded at 4:40 p.m. May 31, 2020 to Parkins Street, where shots were allegedly fired from a gun into the air during a road rage incident. Upon arrival, Robinson contacted a man in a red...

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CR 4725 Suspicious Vehicle Report Resulted In Controlled Substance Arrest
Jun01

CR 4725 Suspicious Vehicle Report Resulted In Controlled Substance Arrest

A CR 4725 suspicious vehicle report revealed a 20-year-old Cumby man who was wearing shoes and underwear only; he was arrested on a controlled substance charge Saturday morning, according to arrest reports. Seth Dalton Bryant (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Shea Shaw and Deputy Aaron Chaney responded at 7:27 a.m. May 30, 2020 to a report of a suspicious vehicle. The vehicle was parked on the side of the...

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Senior Citizens Center’s 6th Annual Summer Fan Drive Kicks Off June 19
May31

Senior Citizens Center’s 6th Annual Summer Fan Drive Kicks Off June 19

The Senior Citizens Center and Corvette Club are once again partnering to host the 6th Annual Summer Fan Drive, which kick off Monday, June 1. The purpose of the drive is to help senior citizens keep cool this summer. This year, the center is asking for donations of new box fans or oscillating fans until Friday, June 19. Fans may be brought to the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center, located at 150 Martin Luther King Drive. box fan...

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Meal A Day Menu For June 1-5, 2020
May31

Meal A Day Menu For June 1-5, 2020

While the Senior Citizens Center remains temporarily closed due to COVID-19, the dedicated Meal A Day volunteers continue to work five days a week preparing and delivering meals to shut-in elderly in the community. The Meal A Day menu for June 1-5, 2020 includes: Monday — Beef Stroganoff, English Peas and Garlic Toast Tuesday — Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli and Rice Casserole with Candied Baby Carrots and a Roll Wednesday — Meatloaf,...

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SSISD Day Camp Offered For School-Aged Children
May30

SSISD Day Camp Offered For School-Aged Children

Sulphur Springs ISD will offer a day camp this summer for school-aged children. Registration for the SSISD Day Camp is currently open, but enrollment will be limited to a maximum of 50 campers. This could be an option for parents who are heading back to work following the COVID-19 shutdowns and need childcare for kids ages 5-11. This will provide kiddos not only a safe place to be but is designed to keep kids active through engagement...

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