Chamber Connection For Nov. 21, 2019
Nov21

Chamber Connection For Nov. 21, 2019

By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Lezley Brown Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! 2019 has been a fast and furious year, and now here we sit preparing for Thanksgiving Day! The Friday after Thanksgiving is a day often referred to as Black Friday. It was named Black Friday because it described the heavy and disruptive pedestrian and vehicle traffic that would occur on the day after Thanksgiving. Many people...

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Bright Star VIP Event Success
Nov20

Bright Star VIP Event Success

Community members began waiting outside Bright Star theater before 4 p.m. Wednesday. The line extended into the parking lot by the opening event. While not all theaters were filled to capacity, they did pack quite a crowd for Bright Star’s Red Carpet VIP Event Wednesday night. Community members had begun arriving at the East Shannon Road movie theater by 4 p.m. and by the official opening of the newly renovated facility, the...

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Bright Star Cinemas Poised For Wednesday VIP Event, Official Nov. 21 Opening
Nov20

Bright Star Cinemas Poised For Wednesday VIP Event, Official Nov. 21 Opening

Bright Star Cinema, 621 East Shannon Road Bright Star Cinemas is poised for their 6:30 p.m. VIP Red Carpet Event tonight, and KSST got a sneak peak at the newly renovated building as well as information local movie-goers are dying to know. First, the Nov. 20 event will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a ribbon cutting and few remarks. Those interested will be invited to look around the updated lobby and concessions area, which includes an...

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Zoning Board Grants Special Permit For Houston Street Tattoo Studio, Variance For Church Street Covered Porch
Nov20

Zoning Board Grants Special Permit For Houston Street Tattoo Studio, Variance For Church Street Covered Porch

Robert Cote’s request for a special use permit to move his tattoo studio into suite 4 at 201 Houston St. in Sulphur Springs was granted by the city’s Zoning Board of Adjustments and Appeals Tuesday evening. Approval was also given to a variance request which would allow a covered porch to be built at 804 Church Street. Variance Request Approval was given for variance to allow a covered porch to be constructed at 804 Church...

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Special Use Permit For Houston Street Tattoo Studio On Zoning Commission, Board Agendas This Week
Nov19

Special Use Permit For Houston Street Tattoo Studio On Zoning Commission, Board Agendas This Week

The city Planning and Zoning Commission recommended for the Zoning Board of Adjustments and Appeals to consider allowing a special use permit to allow a tattoo studio to be located in Suite 4 of this building at 201 Houston St. Sulphur Springs’ Zoning Board of Adjustments and Appeals are slated Tuesday night to consider two items, a front yard setback variance on Church Street and a special use permit for a tattoo studio on...

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ATM Stolen From Pilot Travel Center In Sulphur Springs Early Nov. 19
Nov19

ATM Stolen From Pilot Travel Center In Sulphur Springs Early Nov. 19

Police Seeking Public’s Help With Case A van was driven into the front entrance of Pilot Travel Center on South Hillcrest Drive in Sulphur Springs and an ATM was taken around 3 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19. The front entrance at Pilot Travel Center was damaged by a van and an ATM was stolen early Tuesday morning by three people in a van, according to Sulphur Springs police. The “smash and grab” was reported to have occurred...

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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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