Billy Jack Allan Wins Again

Billy Jack Allen believes he has won the Texas State Champion Homemade Ice Cream Freeze Off title six times. He’s entered for 25 years. He says one of his secrets is that his wife says he has to eat any ice cream he makes that is not good. Year after year judges seem to like what he makes. This year’s winner Saturday was a banana nut ice cream. The Allen family has produced lots of winners over the years. This year Chris Allen took...

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Freeze Off Winners

For the umpteenth time Billy Jack Allen captured the Texas State Champion Homemade Ice Cream Freeze Off title with a banana nut ice cream. Youngster Mandy Eckhardt took second with a raspberry ice cream. In Little Dips, winners were Mayara Mann in the plain category with a vanilla ice cream, Addison Bowers in the fruit category with a banana ice cream and Machelle Allen in the novelty category with a peanut butter nut bar ice cream....

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Texas State Champion Homemade Ice Cream Freeze Off

The weather for Saturday afternoon is expected to be to be mostly sunny with a temperature right at 90 degrees. Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce President Meredith Caddell would tell you that’s perfect for an ice cream freeze off, specifically the 13th annual Texas State Champion Homemade Ice Cream Freeze Off. It takes place at 4 p.m. Saturday on the Civic Center grounds near the AgriLife Extension Office. There will be lots of...

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