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2015 Dairy Festival Underway!
Jun12

2015 Dairy Festival Underway!

“Just Moo It!” is the invitation from Pam Black and Missy Caddell, 2015 Festival Board President and Vice President! Dairy Festival is a 9-day-long annual celebration which honors the history and heritage of Hopkins County in the dairy industry. Events are planned June 12th through the 20th. Friday morning the pair visited the Morning Show. Black said that over 200 runners have pre-registered for the 5K Milk Run and others...

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Balloons Beautiful, but Grounded Due to Wind
Jun12

Balloons Beautiful, but Grounded Due to Wind

Winds aloft prevent safe flying this morning, but that did not diminish the display. IMG_0259 ballon07 balloon01 balloon02 balloon03 balloon04 balloon05 balloon08 balloon09 balloon10 balloon11 IMG_0249 balloon11 ballon06 Share...

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Dairy Festival Parade Saturday
Jun11

Dairy Festival Parade Saturday

David Watson told KSST Morning Show listeners that the Dairy Festival Parade is Saturday morning at 10 a.m. The parade will begin at Buford Park down Connally Street to Celebration Plaza and down Gilmer Street to Lee Street. The theme for the parade is “Just Moo It”, a sports theme, and the Bryant Fisher Family will serve as Parade Marshalls. The Fisher family is a long time dairy family in Hopkins County. The parade...

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Hot Air Balloon At Dairy Fest This Weekend
Jun10

Hot Air Balloon At Dairy Fest This Weekend

Hot air balloons will be a big part of the first weekend of Dairy Festival this Friday and Saturday.  Thirty (30) balloon pilots will return again this year.  A special shape balloon from Albuquerque is of a huge beagle.  A few balloons will participate in media flights Friday morning, weather permitting.  Glows and flights are scheduled for Friday and Saturday evenings at Shannon Oaks Church grounds from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m....

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Dairy Festival Balloons This Friday Night!
Jun10

Dairy Festival Balloons This Friday Night!

David Black, chairman of the Dairy Festival Balloon Committee, says 30 pilots will be bringing their balloons, families and friends to Hopkins County for the festival’s first weekend. Weather permitting, you’ll see hot air balloons in the air early Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings, so keep an eye to the sky! Also, the pilots like getting “deep in Dairy Festival” by participating at the parade, milking...

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Registration Open for Dairy Fest 5K Milk Run
Jun09

Registration Open for Dairy Fest 5K Milk Run

The annual 5K Milk Run will be taking place at a new time and a new place during this year’s Dairy Festival. Race Director Holly Fain discuss the Milk Run on KSST’s Good Morning Show with Enola Gay Tuesday morning. The Milk Run is scheduled for Friday night at 7 p.m., a new date and time. The place will be different as well. The Milk Run will begin at Shannon Oaks Church, the location of the Hot Air Balloon lift and glow,...

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Dairy Festival Milk Run, 2015
Jun09

Dairy Festival Milk Run, 2015

Holly Fain is chairman of the Dairy Festival Milk Run for 2015. Being a runner herself makes this involvement even more fun for Holly! The Milk Run will begin at 7pm on Friday June 12 at Shannon Oaks Church. Cost is $35 person, or $20 person in groups of five or more. Non-runners are invited to cheer the participants and enjoy the Balloon Glow and Rally, and the evening’s live entertainment. Find full details...

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Dairy Fest is Coming!
Jun02

Dairy Fest is Coming!

Get ready! The Hopkins County Dairy Festival is coming June 12 – 20th. Official Schedule of Events KSST will provide updates as the festival approaches. Be sure to check in with ksstradio.com often. #dairyfest15 Share...

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Texas State Champion Homemade Ice Cream Freeze Off Coming in June
May30

Texas State Champion Homemade Ice Cream Freeze Off Coming in June

The annual Texas State Champion Homemade Ice Cream Freeze Off, hosted by the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce, is coming up soon as a part of Dairy Festival. The competition is free to enter, and anyone who registers before June 8 can qualify for prizes. The groups which can receive cash prizes include Big Dip for people 13 and older, as well as Super Scoop for past winners of the Freeze Off. “We do first, second, and third...

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Hopkins County Dairy Festival Recipe Contest
May29
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