County To Purchase 10 Acres Of Property in Precinct 3
Nov15

County To Purchase 10 Acres Of Property in Precinct 3

Election Results Canvassed, Victims Services Agreement Approved Hopkins County Commissioners Court, during a special called meeting Friday morning, gave approval for Precinct 3 Commissioner Wade Bartley to begin the process to purchase 10 acres of land. Commissioners also canvassed the election results and approved an agreement to provide victim services. Property Proposal Precinct 3 Commissioner Wade Bartley proposed purchasing 10...

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CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Nationally Recognized With ‘A’ For Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
Nov15

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Nationally Recognized With ‘A’ For Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Friday was awarded an ‘A’ in Fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs’ achievements protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization driven by employers and...

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Commissioners Court To Canvass Nov. 5 Votes At Special Friday Meeting
Nov14

Commissioners Court To Canvass Nov. 5 Votes At Special Friday Meeting

Miller Grove VFD Recognized, Houston-Rosemont Street Building Bid Selected At Previous Court Session Hopkins County Commissioners Court and Fire Chief Andy Endsley present a framed proclamation recognizing Miller Grove VFD to Ray Sparks, MGVFD captain/treasurer. Hopkins County Commissioners Court have scheduled a special session Friday morning primarily to canvass the votes from the Nov. 5, Constitutional Amendment Election. The...

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Chamber Connection – Nov. 14, 2019
Nov14

Chamber Connection – Nov. 14, 2019

By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce I’m excited to let you know that we have begun work on the 2020 Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Directory. We distribute over 7,000 of these directories to visitors, relocation hopefuls, and even hometown heroes who are interested in learning more about our local businesses. They include historical information as well all things to the see and do in...

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SSISD Receives Superior Financial Rating
Nov13

SSISD Receives Superior Financial Rating

Proposal Selected For 8 HVAC Replacement Units Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees heard a number of reports from school personnel and students and were asked to consider a few items, including bids for half a dozen HVAC systems. SSISD Business Manager Sherry McGraw at the Nov. 11 meeting cnoducted a public meeting regarding the district’s 2019 Financial Accountability Rating. McGraw explained that the...

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Economic Outlook Conference 2019 To Be Held At Civic Center Dec. 4
Nov08

Economic Outlook Conference 2019 To Be Held At Civic Center Dec. 4

Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce and Sulphur Springs-Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation present Economic Outlook Conference 2019 at from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 4, at the Hopkins County Civic Center. The keynote speaker will be Christopher Slijk, assistant economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. As a member of the Research Department’s regional group, Slijk’s work focuses on economic growth in Texas and the...

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Bright Star Cinemas Announces Nov. 21 Opening Date For Sulphur Springs Location
Nov07

Bright Star Cinemas Announces Nov. 21 Opening Date For Sulphur Springs Location

New owners of Sulphur Springs theater busy hiring and training staff as preparations continue for late-November opening SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas, (Nov. 7, 2019) – Bright Star Cinemas announced today that their newly remodeled Sulphur Springs movie theater is scheduled to open to the public under new ownership and management on Thursday, Nov. 21. The updated Bright Star Cinemas theater, located at 621 East Shannon Drive, will feature...

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Chamber Connection For Nov. 7, 2019
Nov07

Chamber Connection For Nov. 7, 2019

By Lezley Brown, CEO/president, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Lezley Brown I’m excited to let you know that we have begun work on the 2020 Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Directory. We distribute over 7,000 of these directories to visitors, relocation hopefuls, and even hometown heroes who are interested in learning more about our local businesses. They include historical information as well all things to the see and do...

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Scrap Tire Agreement, Park Drilling Ordinance Among Matters Address By Sulphur Springs City Council
Nov06

Scrap Tire Agreement, Park Drilling Ordinance Among Matters Address By Sulphur Springs City Council

Sulphur Springs City Hall, 201 North Davis St., Sulphur Springs, Texas An ordinance amendment which will increase the city’s chances of obtaining a grant was given approved, on first reading, by Sulphur Springs City Council Tuesday night. Also approve by the council Tuesday night were resolutions adopting a fund balance policy, in support of a local apartment group’s application for funding assistance for renovations and...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Agrees To Amend Luminant Agreement Regarding FM 1870 Overpass
Nov06

Sulphur Springs City Council Agrees To Amend Luminant Agreement Regarding FM 1870 Overpass

Sulphur Springs City Council Tuesday night approved an amendment to the development agreement inked with Luminant in October of 2018, assuming Luminant’s obligations regarding the FM 1870 overpass and indemnifying Luminant. The City of Sulphur Springs has a development agreement with Luminant regarding the Thermo Mine to close out conditions for the transfer of property to the city. The last condition before the transfer can occur is...

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