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Sulphur Springs Turns Page On New Chapter With Downtown West Planning
Jul20

Sulphur Springs Turns Page On New Chapter With Downtown West Planning

The City of Sulphur springs turned the page Monday on a new chapter in downtown development, with the start of planning for Downtown West, which Ian Lockwood of Toole Design Group calls “the next step in the evolution of downtown.” Downtown West is the area loosely bounded by Mulberry, Rogers/Magnolia and Van Sickle streets and the Kansas City Southern railroad tracks. Downtown West community planning meeting, July...

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Hopkins County Commissioners Court Have Busy Day March 22, With Court, Work Session, Town Hall Meeting Scheduled
Mar21

Hopkins County Commissioners Court Have Busy Day March 22, With Court, Work Session, Town Hall Meeting Scheduled

Hopkins County Commissioners Court will be busy March 22, with a regular court session and work session in the morning, and a town hall meeting to give community members a chance to ask questions and discuss with county and ENGIE officials the planned Dike solar project. Regular Meeting Among the items presented for court approval Monday morning are lease purchase financing for a 2019 Volvo Pneumatic Roller for Precinct 1, a county...

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‘The Produce Stand’ Family Has Brought the Country To Town for Three Generations
Jul15

‘The Produce Stand’ Family Has Brought the Country To Town for Three Generations

The Produce Stand, 316 South Davis Street is open 6 days a week Spring ti Fall, rain or shine Jo Ann Hilderbrand Taylor comes from a line of farmers, and feels that fresh homegrown produce is more valuable in our lives today than ever. Better health is part of it, but so is the fact that nature’s bounty keeps us grounded to the earth’s gifts and the farmers and farming families who produce these. Jo Ann and her husband...

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Rodeo Royalty in Town!
Nov22

Rodeo Royalty in Town!

Front left, current Miss UPRA Queen Collen Crumpton, and Front left, current Miss UPRA Teen Reannan Klodowski. Front center, Miss Teen contestant Jentri Haivala. Back row, left Sarah Dalton and right, Hailey Mitchell, are Miss UPRA 2020 Queen contestants Look for reigning Miss UPRA Queen Collen Crumpton and reigning Miss Teen UPRA Reanna Klodowski at the rodeo this weekend! Besides both girls’ “farewell lap” around...

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Community Meeting For City Trails Planning Announced
Mar19

Community Meeting For City Trails Planning Announced

Community input is being sought by the City of Sulphur Springs regarding the trails in the city. An open house charette is scheduled from 4 to 6:30 p.m.Thursday, March 28, at Sulphur Springs City Council Chambers. “We’ve had several charettes for specific parks. This will be for parks’ trails, linking the parks,” Tory Niewiadomski, city community development director said. Work is under way for a Cross...

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Video Presentation: Crosswalk Active On Main Street at Coleman Park
Oct19

Video Presentation: Crosswalk Active On Main Street at Coleman Park

Crosstown Trail crosswalk on Main Street in Sulphur Springs at Coleman Park near Reservoir Street is now active. People using the trail are advised to be cautious until drivers become accustomed to the crosswalk. Drivers are reminded to stop for pedestrians in the crosswalk. Sulphur Springs Police will be monitoring the area. KSST News spoke with Police Chief Jay Sanders Friday...

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Downtown Business Alliance Members and Volunteers Gear Up for a Busy Season!
Sep05

Downtown Business Alliance Members and Volunteers Gear Up for a Busy Season!

At this month’s Downtown Business Alliance meeting, the agenda was filled with planned events that equal a lot of fun for the whole community! President Billie Ruth Standbridge called the meeting to order in the new meeting room of the Backstory Brewery.  DBA officers are Vice President  Joy Wilson, Secretary Linda Galligher and Treasurer Lynda Hager. Fourteen members and guests attended. Incidentally, you do not have to be a...

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City Sets Budget, Approves Spencer to Design Trail, Sets Tax Revenue Public Hearings
Aug10

City Sets Budget, Approves Spencer to Design Trail, Sets Tax Revenue Public Hearings

Sulphur Springs City Council set the 2016-2017 budget at just over $36-million Tuesday night, August 10, 2016, in a special session. The budget much larger than the previous budget thanks to the rework of the wastewater treatment plant. They also approved Mark Spencer to design Cross Town Trail that will connect Coleman Park, Buford Park, and Celebration Plaza with a walking trail.  Tax revenues will also be discussed in public...

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Autumn Trails Begins
Sep28

Autumn Trails Begins

This Weeks’ Autumn Trails Activities: October 2-3 October 2- *Photo and Art Contest –Kids are encouraged to participate!  Early drop offs can be made at the Winnsboro Center for the Arts.  They will be on Display at the Autumn Trails Ball, Winnsboro Civic Center– Several Divisions- Cash Prizes *Autumn Trails Grand Parade- 4pm- Leaves from the Water Tower-Sign up online at www.winnsboroautumntrails.com  This is for anyone and...

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Winnsboro Prepares to Host 57th Annual Autumn Trails
Aug27

Winnsboro Prepares to Host 57th Annual Autumn Trails

2015 marks the 57th annual Autumn Trails Festival of Events in beautiful Winnsboro, Texas.   This big, bold tradition spans the entire month of October. This year, the festivities will kick off with a Grand Parade through downtown,  On October 2, featuring local businesses, local celebrities, school groups and a Best Dressed Jeep Contest, sponsored by Elliot Auto Group.   A Best Dressed Pet Contest will follow with three trophies for...

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