Sulphur Springs Adult Leadership Class’s Project for the Old Pool Site

Once again this year’s Sulphur Springs Adult Leadership Class has come up with a project to enhance the City of Sulphur Springs. With the City Swimming Pool being demolished, the Adult Leadership Class has a project to put in its place. Don Julian visits with City Manager Marc Maxwell. [pb_vidembed title=”” caption=”” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j090X0gp7Dw” type=”yt”...

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Sulphur Springs High School BPA Members Competed at the 2024 Regional Leadership Conference
Jan29

Sulphur Springs High School BPA Members Competed at the 2024 Regional Leadership Conference

January 29, 2024 – Sulphur Springs High School Business Professional of America (BPA) members competed Monday at the 2024 Regional Leadership Conference held at Vangaurd High School in Mesquite, Texas. Twenty-six students placed in their respective events with 18 students qualifying for the State Leadership Conference in Corpus Christi. Here are the results (Q- qualifying, A- state alternate) Payroll Accounting:Holden Moss 1st Q...

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Former Sulphur Springs DPS Officer Named First Female Ranger Major in 200 Year History
Sep12

Former Sulphur Springs DPS Officer Named First Female Ranger Major in 200 Year History

September 12, 2023 – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) announces the promotion of Texas Ranger Captain Wende O. Wakeman to the rank of major, making her the first female Ranger major in the organization’s storied two-hundred-year history. “Major Wende Wakeman’s years of hard work, her tremendous strength of character and her unwavering determination have all led her to this moment,” said DPS Director Steven McCraw. “I...

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Tina Young Becomes the First African American Woman to Serve as Postmaster for Sulphur Springs Texas
Aug21

Tina Young Becomes the First African American Woman to Serve as Postmaster for Sulphur Springs Texas

August 21, 2023 – On Friday, August 18th, 2023, the community gathered in a courtroom in the Sulphur Springs City Hall to witness history. On this past Friday, Tina Young took the Oath Of Office as, not only Sulphur Springs’ 25th Postmaster, but also as the first African American Woman to hold the position. Sulphur Springs City Manager, Marc Maxwell, served as Master of Ceremonies and guided the day’s special...

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Leadership Sulphur Springs
Jul05

Leadership Sulphur Springs

The Leadership Sulphur Springs Class is a community leadership development program sponsored by the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce. The course was created in 1989 with the concept of offering leadership training and community involvement for emerging business and community leaders. Leadership Sulphur Springs is a nine-month session, with meetings held once a month. The Selection Committee is looking for applicants who: Have lived...

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Sulphur Springs Leader Joe Bob Burgin Named As Chair Of Statewide Texas Healthcare Trustees Board
Jun05

Sulphur Springs Leader Joe Bob Burgin Named As Chair Of Statewide Texas Healthcare Trustees Board

(Austin, Texas) – Joe Bob Burgin, board member of the Hopkins County District and CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Northeast Texas (TMFNT) Board of Directors, has been elected Board Chair of the Texas Healthcare Trustees (THT). A statewide non-profit organization, THT provides education, training, and resources to those serving on governing boards of hospitals and health care systems in Texas. “We are excited to have Joe Bob serve on...

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26 Graduates Ranked In Top 10% of SSHS Senior Class of 2023 Recognized at Honors Breakfast
May23

26 Graduates Ranked In Top 10% of SSHS Senior Class of 2023 Recognized at Honors Breakfast

The top 10% of Sulphur Springs High School Senior Class of 2023 was recognized Tuesday morning, May 16, 2023, at a special honors breakfast at 7 A.M. at Hopkins County Civic Center. The invocation was given before the breakfast prepared by the SSHS Culinary Arts Department, served by SSHS staff. Former Superintendent Michael Lamb offered thanks to Alliance Bank, long time sponsor of the event which has become a...

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Hopkins County Chamber Adult Leadership Open Once Again
May16

Hopkins County Chamber Adult Leadership Open Once Again

May 16, 2023- The Leadership Sulphur Springs Class is a community leadership development program sponsored by the Hopkins County Chamber Of Commerce. The course was created back in 1989 with the concept of offering leadership training and community involvement for emerging business and community leaders.  Leadership Sulphur Springs is a nine-month session, with meetings held once a month. For an application click here: Leadership...

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Sulphur Springs Company Pleads Guilty To Document Fraud
Feb16

Sulphur Springs Company Pleads Guilty To Document Fraud

Feb. 16, 2023- 4T MFG, LLC, which is based in Sulphur Springs, pleaded guilty to a felony charge of aiding and abetting document fraud before a federal judge on Feb. 15, 2023. The company is closely related to a trailer manufacturer called Load Trail, sharing ownership and leadership.  According to court documents, law enforcement agents executed a search warrant at Load Trail and found several employees had immigration...

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Sulphur Springs High School HOSA News
Jan19

Sulphur Springs High School HOSA News

Mrs Ridner, Aubrey Crawford, Ms Martinez, Mac McCoy and Mrs Welch Two Sulphur Springs High School students placed and one advanced to State this past weekend in the HOSA Leadership Competition. HOSA is the statewide program of student lead activities designed to develop future leaders for the health care system. SSHS students Mac McCoy placed 4th on Round two in Healthy Lifestyles and Aubrey Crawford placed 2nd and advanced to State...

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