Operation Restore: A Good Step Has Been Made at Mel Haven Cemetery
Sep19

Operation Restore: A Good Step Has Been Made at Mel Haven Cemetery

Group photo of volunteers during Operation Restore, a recent work effort at Mel Haven Cemetery in Sulphur Springs Mel Haven Cemetery is an important part of local history in Hopkins County, and efforts launched on a recent clean-up day has sparked an encouraging start to restoration of the property. Located next to Sulphur Springs City Cemetery, Mel Haven has been the final resting place of scores of black Americans since before 1900....

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Cumby City Council To Appoint New Member, Consider Budget and Tax Rate
Sep18

Cumby City Council To Appoint New Member, Consider Budget and Tax Rate

Cumby City Hall, 100 East Main Street, Cumby, Texas The Cumby City Council has posted notification of a Special Meeting Agenda to be held Saturday, September 21st at 9:00am. The City Council must appoint a new member to fill a recent vacancy as the result of a resignation. The remaining members must consider an appointment of a resident of Cumby, and if so appointed, that person will immediately be sworn in to the Alderman Place 2...

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Broadway Street Nearing Completion
Sep18

Broadway Street Nearing Completion

The Tennessee Street and Broadway Street intersection should be completed this week. Dump trucks are hauling in fresh asphalt Wednesday morning as crews work on leveling the roadway after an important drainage project. The area that has been prone to flooding for years has been improved with a new drainage structure under the road. TxDOT crews have been working diligently on the project that spans four lanes of traffic (and a left...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Special Workshop Update
Sep17

Sulphur Springs City Council Special Workshop Update

About 60 concerned citizens gathered in the City Council Chambers on Monday evening, September 16th, to hear council members discuss the “vision” of Sulphur Springs. The special workshop meeting was called by Mayor Norman Sanders, to discuss ideas and hear about past projects and long range plans for the city. Mr. Sanders tells KSST News that he is thrilled of the progress that the city has made with downtown, Coleman...

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City To Hold Sept. 24 Hearing Regarding Special Election Called For Proposition A
Sep17

City To Hold Sept. 24 Hearing Regarding Special Election Called For Proposition A

If you have comments, questions or thoughts regarding the upcoming special election for Proposition A, then be sure to mark Sept. 24 on your calendar. A public hearing will be held at 7 p.m. that Tuesday at City Hall, 201 North Davis St., to notify Sulphur Springs residents of the scope and budget impact of the proposition. Sulphur Springs City County at their regular July meeting called for the Nov. 5 election this summer in order to...

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Sept. 17 Hospital District Board To Consider Tax Rate, Budget, Organization
Sep14

Sept. 17 Hospital District Board To Consider Tax Rate, Budget, Organization

Hopkins County Hospital District Board of Directors have called a special meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday Sept. 17 to discuss a number of items during their regular session and at least two during executive session. Budget and Tax Rate The hospital district board are slated to review and approve the tax rate and budget for the fiscal year which will end on Sept. 30, 2020. HCHD CEO Ron Folwell in May reported the district to be “doing fairly...

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SSISD Receives $1.035 Million In Additional State Aid From 6 Years Worth Of Property Value Studies, Appeals
Sep14

SSISD Receives $1.035 Million In Additional State Aid From 6 Years Worth Of Property Value Studies, Appeals

Sulphur Springs Independent School District is contracting with a legal firm to see if additional state funding through property value studies and appeals. “We have had a contract with Linebarger since 2013 and this is where they take the Comptroller’s values and look at what they are compared to the county’s. When the Comptroller’s is a lot higher, they’ll just use that or appeal it for us. It’s...

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Wildcats Football Suffer Loss In Closest Game Yet
Sep14

Wildcats Football Suffer Loss In Closest Game Yet

Wildcats End Up on Short End of Scoreboard as Terrell Wins 15-13 in District Opener It just was not the Wildcats night Friday (September 13) as the Terrell Tigers found a way to squeeze by the Wildcats 15-13 in Terrell in the district opener for each team. Terrell got off to a good start covering 62 yards on their opening drive to score. The Tigers first play from scrimmage was a 54 yard completion from quarterback Trey Lunsford to...

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CHRISTUS – Sulphur Springs Paving The Way Into Future
Sep13

CHRISTUS – Sulphur Springs Paving The Way Into Future

Workers with Area Wide Paving continue the paving project at CHRISTUS – Sulphur Springs. CHRISTUS is resurfacing most of the front public parking areas, and has been doing so for a couple of weeks. Workers are keeping as much parking open as possible as they work in stages to resurface over 130,000 sq ft of parking areas. The quick turnaround involves crews scaping and cleaning the old surface, repairing any damage of the...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Sept. 16 Special Workshop Agenda
Sep13

Sulphur Springs City Council Sept. 16 Special Workshop Agenda

CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS SPECIAL WORKSHOP OF THE CITY COUNCIL SEPTEMBER 16, 2019, 6:00 P.M. A special workshop of the Sulphur Springs City Council will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, September 16, 2019 in the Council Room at 201 North Davis. The following items will be discussed: Call to order.Pledge and invocation.Discussion only regarding the vision for the City of Sulphur SpringsAdjourn Sulphur Springs City Hall, 201 North...

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