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Traffic Snarled By Truck Trailer Mishap On East Shannon Road
Apr02

Traffic Snarled By Truck Trailer Mishap On East Shannon Road

Traffic along East Shannon Road between South Broadway Street and Mockingbird Lane became snarled Friday afternoon by a truck trailer mishap. According to police reports, the driver of the truck and with enclosed trailer pulled over off Shannon Road with the intent of going inside one of the restaurants to get something to eat. Unfortunately, he pulled off the road too far his trailer overturned into the ditch between the service road...

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Burney Excited To Begin Work As Chamber Of Commerce President/CEO
Apr02

Burney Excited To Begin Work As Chamber Of Commerce President/CEO

Community members stopped by in small groups throughout lunch time Thursday to welcome Butch Burney on his very first day as Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce president/chief executive officer-elect. Burney will work with Lezley Brown, who announced earlier this year that she will be resigning as president/CEO later this month in order to seek new challenges and opportunities, for about two weeks to make the transition go as smooth...

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Ground Breaking Signals Start Of Construction On Connally Corner
Apr01

Ground Breaking Signals Start Of Construction On Connally Corner

Approximately 45 local dignitaries, business and community members turned out on a windy, lightly overcast Wednesday morning in celebration of the start of construction for Connally Corner, new housing development located just off the downtown square in Sulphur Springs. Connally Corners ground breaking on March 31, 2021 Patrick Chase said he and daughter Carrie Nuckolls and their families have been working to see the project come to...

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SBDC Holding Business Start-Up Seminar at PJC
Apr01

SBDC Holding Business Start-Up Seminar at PJC

How to fund a startup with retirement or other options is the focus of a virtual training session held at 10:30 a.m., April 14. Sponsored by the Paris Small Business Development Center, the webinar will feature guest speaker Tisha Dodge, Dodge Legal Group, SPC. Attendees will learn of different means to fund a startup business, including retirement funds or leverage other non-retirement-based options, without waiting to acquire...

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Results Of Survey, Steps In Pacific Park Improvement Plan Discussed
Mar30

Results Of Survey, Steps In Pacific Park Improvement Plan Discussed

With work on the Grays Building progressing rapidly, focus is turning more toward the park grounds. The results of the community survey conducted earlier this month and next steps in the Pacific Park improvement plan were outlined during a special Zoom meeting Monday night. Survey Results William Spencer, the civil engineer and partner MHS Planning & Design LLC, who came up with the design concept to enhance park facilities based...

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HCSO: Man Caught On Video Stealing An Antique Rooster From Main Street Business
Mar29

HCSO: Man Caught On Video Stealing An Antique Rooster From Main Street Business

A 48-year-old Sulphur Springs man was caught on video stealing an antique rooster and other items from a Main Street business Saturday morning, sheriff’s officers alleged in arrest reports. Meo Medina-Tuirubiates (HCSO jail photo) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Dennis Findley reported seeing a man on camera stealing items from a business in the 1200 block of Main Street around 9:45 a.m. March 27. Findley...

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Hopkins County Commissioners Court March 29 Work Session Agenda
Mar28

Hopkins County Commissioners Court March 29 Work Session Agenda

Hopkins County Commissioners Court March 29 Work Session Agenda DATE: Monday, March 29, 2021TIME: 9 A.M.PLACE: Meeting Room Located On The Third Floor Of The Hopkins County Courthouse Located At 118 Church St., Sulphur Springs, Texas ORDER OF BUSINESS The Court To Meet With Chief Endsley To Discuss The County Fire Department Operations, Review Of Revenue & Expenditures, Proposed Improvements And Repairs.The Court To Meet With...

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Hopkins County Continues To Have Lowest Unemployment Rate In Workforce Area
Mar27

Hopkins County Continues To Have Lowest Unemployment Rate In Workforce Area

Although Hopkins County continues to have the lowest unemployment rate in the Northeast Texas/Texarkana Workforce Development Area, February 2021 marked at least the fifth consecutive month the unemployment rate has risen in the county as has been the case for the state and 9-county WDA to which Hopkins belongs. Texas Workforce Commission and Texas Labor Market Information reports show fluctuations in Texas’ labor force over the...

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Chamber Connection: Event Planned April 1 To Welcome New President/CEO
Mar24

Chamber Connection: Event Planned April 1 To Welcome New President/CEO

By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce We have something special to put on your calendars! You are invited to welcome our new President/CEO to the Chamber on Thursday, April 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Chamber is located at 110 Main Street in Sulphur Springs. Please make plans to stop by and welcome Butch Burney to the Chamber family. We look forward to seeing you! This weather is making us think about...

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Visitation Policies Updated, Masks Still Required At All CHRISTUS Facilities Per CDC Guidelines
Mar23

Visitation Policies Updated, Masks Still Required At All CHRISTUS Facilities Per CDC Guidelines

March 23, 2021 Business News By Holly Ragan, Senior Market Development, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs Sulphur Springs, Texas, March 23, 2021 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs has ONE mission: To Extend the Health Ministry of Jesus Christ. Important Notice We are aware of the new order announced by Texas Governor Greg Abbott that would lift the statewide masking mandate for many...

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