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Road Closed Due to Flooding
Mar02

Road Closed Due to Flooding

On HWY 71 near FM 3134 near the Hopkins and Hunt County line, the road has been reported to be flooded. As a reminder always be cautious when flooding occurs on roads, and do not try to drive through the water. It can be deceptively deep or mess up your car or leave you...

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Boeing 367-80 Jet Transport
Feb11

Boeing 367-80 Jet Transport

On July 15, 1954, a graceful, swept-winged aircraft, bedecked in brown and yellow paint and powered by four revolutionary new engines first took to the sky above Seattle. Built by the Boeing Aircraft Company, the 367-80, better known as the Dash 80, would come to revolutionize commercial air transportation when its developed version entered service as the famous Boeing 707, America’s first jet airliner. Quickly Boeing turned its...

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The Special Air Mission VC-137C 85-6974 (SAM 974)
Feb04

The Special Air Mission VC-137C 85-6974 (SAM 974)

This Boeing 707-382B (c/n 20297/836) was originally delivered to TAP Air Portugal as CS-TBF in February 1970. It was sold to Buffalo Airways as N105BV in November 1983. It was finally seized by the U.S. Government from smugglers in 1985 and turned over to the USAF in October 1985.   Buffalo Airways N105BV arrived at E-Systems 30 September 1985 and departed to Andrews AFB on 24 March 1988 as C-137C 85-6974. The airplane was...

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Traveling with Children for the Holidays? By Johanna Hicks
Dec22

Traveling with Children for the Holidays? By Johanna Hicks

Traveling with Children for the Holidays?                 Christmas is  here, and New Year’s Day is not far behind, which means that many families will be traveling by car and airplane to visit with friends and relatives. This is an appropriate time to stop and think about having your child in the proper car seat before planning your trip.  Although parents always want to protect their children, studies show that nationally, 3 out of...

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Free Southwest Flights
Oct02

Free Southwest Flights

Although, we don’t end up flying Southwest Airlines much, the opportunity to get free flights always appeals to me.  And now that Southwest has added several new planes to their fleet, namely the Boeing 737 MAX, we will be giving them more consideration.  Chase Bank is offering a sign-up bonus for one of their Southwest Airlines credit cards to get 40,000 Rapid Rewards Points just for signing up for the card and spending $1,000...

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Aviation History: VC-137C 62-6000
Sep03

Aviation History: VC-137C 62-6000

The following information comes from local Sulphur Springs resident Tony Hughes.  Mr Hughes worked on, performed engine run up, pre-flight/post flight and flew as an aircraft mechanic observer on FCF’s (functional check flight) at the Greenville, Tx. plant, formerly known as TEMCO.  The Greenville plant started as Temco (Texas Engineering & Manufacturing Co.) then changed to Ling-Temco Electronics, Inc. in 1960, then...

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Sulphur Springs New Sister City
Aug24

Sulphur Springs New Sister City

By Savannah Owens If Sulphur Springs had a sister city it would be Calgary in Alberta, Canada. Allthough Calgary is much much larger than Sulphur Springs the two have many similarities.    Calgary has a rich history of cowboys, rodeos, cattle roundups and stampedes.  It started as a small city that grew through the great depression. Calgarians struggled through the dust bowl and prohibition just like many of the citizens of Sulphur...

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5 Exotic Places to Eat If You’re Feeling Adventureous and Like to Travel
Aug22

5 Exotic Places to Eat If You’re Feeling Adventureous and Like to Travel

By Savannah Owens Whenever I travel the thing I look forward to the most is trying new cusine. My family recently traveled to Calgary Canada and needless to say there were some interesting places to eat! Warning! This article may make you hungry… Blink– A good name for an eye-doctor, but an odd name for an upscale restaurant. Despite any wariness about their quirky  name, this place delivers on their food. For starters...

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Aviation History: C-130 Hercules
Aug13

Aviation History: C-130 Hercules

The following information comes from local Sulphur Springs resident Tony Hughes.  Mr Hughes worked on, performed engine run up, pre-flight/post flight and flew as an aircraft mechanic observer on FCF’s (functional check flight) at the Greenville, Tx. plant, formerly known as TEMCO.  The Greenville plant started as Temco (Texas Engineering & Manufacturing Co.) then changed to Ling-Temco Electronics, Inc. in 1960, then...

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The Results are In!
Aug07

The Results are In!

The results are in.  The least favorite intersection in Sulphur Springs is… Select your Least Favorite intersection Gilmer v.s. Main St v.s. College St on the square (67%) I-30 v.s. Highway 19 west of town (23%) 154 (Church St) v.s. Highway 19 v.s. Loop 301 north of town (8%) I-30 v.s. 301 Loop east of town (1%) Thanks for voting!  Loading ...   Various suggestions for this dubious honor include: The offset between...

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