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NETBIO Sale Coming Jan. 15
Dec31

NETBIO Sale Coming Jan. 15

Sulphur Springs Livestock Auctions, located on State Highway 154, about a mile south of Interstate 30 in Sulphur Spring The Northeast Texas Beef Improvement Organization (NETBIO) is preparing for its next pre-conditioned calf and yearling sale, which will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. Over 5,000 head of cattle that have been weaned and raised through the NETBIO pre-conditioning program have been consigned to the sale.The sale,...

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Rock Creek Re-plat Will Better Meet Property Owners' Needs, County Subdivision Standards
Dec27

Rock Creek Re-plat Will Better Meet Property Owners' Needs, County Subdivision Standards

Two lots in Rock Creek Subdivision are being divided to better conform with current needs of owners. The conformation should better meet county standards and accommodate emergency vehicles. Steve Hudson earlier this week asked Hopkins County Commissioners Court to consider approving the re-platting of Lots 11 and 12, Block 3, in Rock Creek Subdivision. Essentially, it would combine Lot 12 and the south half of Lot 11 of the...

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Proposed Solar Projects In Dike, Pine Forest Receive County Officials' Approval
Dec23

Proposed Solar Projects In Dike, Pine Forest Receive County Officials' Approval

Hopkins County Commissioners Court Hopkins County Commissioners Court Monday unanimously approved 318 agreements granting tax incentives for solar projects in Dike and Pine Forest communities “They pay taxes and pay us a fee which is equal to a portion of their taxes, That way when we bring that money into the county’s coffers it doesn’t impact the property taxes,” Sulphur Springs/Hopkins County Economic...

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Clayton Introduces Solar Panel Technology To Texas Home Building Facility
Dec20

Clayton Introduces Solar Panel Technology To Texas Home Building Facility

National Home Builder Installs 200 KW Solar Carport System To Promote Green Construction 200 kilowatt solar carport system installed at Clayton Sulphur springs home building facility. Sulphur Springs, Texas, Dec. 19, 2019 – Clayton, a Tennessee-based home builder of site-built and off-site built homes, has installed its first 200 kilowatt solar carport system at its Clayton Sulphur Springs home building facility in Texas. Installed by...

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Chamber Connection – Dec. 19, 2019
Dec19

Chamber Connection – Dec. 19, 2019

Attention All Chamber Members: Membership Directories are being prepared NOW!Chamber Members, we are going to print with the 2020 Membership Directory. We are going to have it ready for distribution the first part of January, so we need you to do a few things … By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Lezley Brown Please go to www.HopkinsChamber.org and click in the directory search. Please check to make sure...

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Zoning Board Approves Special Use Permit, 2 Ordinance Variances
Dec18

Zoning Board Approves Special Use Permit, 2 Ordinance Variances

Cross Country Communications, 402 Church St. Sulphur Springs Zoning Board of Adjustments and Appeals approved a special use permit and two ordinance variances during the regular meeting Tuesday night. A special use permit allowing construction of a communications tower at 402 Church St. was approved. Danny Weems had requested the permit to improve the service offered by his business, Cross Country Communications. The tower is...

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ALL CLEAR GIVEN: Walmart Determined to be Safe to Enter
Dec17

ALL CLEAR GIVEN: Walmart Determined to be Safe to Enter

A brief evacuation of the Sulphur Springs, TX Walmart on Tuesday December 17th, 2019. The Walmart in Sulphur Springs was briefly evacuated earlier today. Local law enforcement reported a possible bomb threat was called in. Officials gave the all clear at approximately 12:50 PM Tuesday. Witnesses stated the store alarm sounded, and an overhead announcement calmly asked everyone to drop their shopping an evacuate the building. KSST has...

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Walmart Being Evacuated Due To Possible Threat
Dec17

Walmart Being Evacuated Due To Possible Threat

The Walmart in Sulphur Springs is currently being evacuated. Local law enforcement reported a possible bomb threat was called in. Officials are currently in the process of evacuating the store so it can be check out. Witnesses stated the store alarm sounded, and an overhead announcement calmly asked everyone to drop their shopping an evacuate the building. The validity of the threat is yet to be determined. Obviously, all agencies...

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Channel 18:  Lighted Christmas Parade December 6, 2019
Dec09
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Downtown Highlighted During Christmas Festivities
Dec07

Downtown Highlighted During Christmas Festivities

A large portion of the population lined the parade route Friday evening to enjoy the Lions Club’s annual lighted Christmas procession. The route proceeded from Buford Park to Houston Street and Church, turning to highlight Celebration Plaza, packed from the Church-Jefferson Street intersection down Gilmer Street to the end of the route near The ROC. The weekend’s festivities began with the official lighting of the...

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