Lake Country Tractor Pull Saturday at the Equine Pavillion
Sep09

Lake Country Tractor Pull Saturday at the Equine Pavillion

The annual Lake Country Antique Tractor Association’s Show and Pull is coming to the Hopkins County Civic Center Equine Pavilion on Saturday, September 20. Tractors are 1970 models or older and will be entered in three categories. Association President Don Patterson says there is no admission charge. Sponsors cover all costs. The funds made from the event go for ten scholarships for students, usually students considering agriculture...

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Ross Hicks Wins 5K
Jun24

Ross Hicks Wins 5K

Former Texas A&M-Commerce Cross Country and Track star Ross Hicks won the Dairy Festival 5K Milk Run Saturday morning in a time of 18:08. Victor Rodriquez was second. The top female finisher was Sienna Collins. There were 103 runners. The event also featured a massage tent at the finish line. By Don Julian, KSST News and Sports...

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Madison Rater is the 2014 Dairy Festival Queen
Jun24

Madison Rater is the 2014 Dairy Festival Queen

Madison Rater is the 2014 Dairy Festival Queen. Madi, the daughter of James and Shelley Rater, captured the crown at the Pageant Saturday night in the Civic Center Auditorium. Madison also won the $500 scholarship for best talent as she did a singing skit to Show Off from Drowsy Chaperone. Sarah Rost was first runner up and was named Miss Congeniality. Grace Pritchard was second runner up. By Don Julian, KSST News and Sports...

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Jim Hill is in Town

Jim Hill, CEO and General Manager of the Southwest Dairy Farmers and the Southwest Dairy Museum, is in town for Dairy Festival. Friday he dropped by KSST’s Good Morning Show with Enola Gay. Hill has spent 40 to 45 years of his life in the dairy business. In his current role he says he acts as an advocate for dairy farmers promoting dairy products and explaining why people need dairy products in their diet. Hill discussed several...

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Life is Hectic for Dairy Festival Queen Kennedy Potts
Jun24

Life is Hectic for Dairy Festival Queen Kennedy Potts

Life has been a little crazy lately for Dairy Festival Queen Kennedy Potts with the prom, graduation and Dairy Festival coming up one right after the other. After she gives up her crown at Saturday evening’s Pageant at the Civic Center Auditorium, Kennedy plans to enjoy the summer and then to enroll at Texas A&M-College Station in the fall. Her future plans are to become a pediatric psychologist to help children with problems. At...

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