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2017 Hopkins County Stew Festival: Shirt Design Winner Announced
Aug14

2017 Hopkins County Stew Festival: Shirt Design Winner Announced

For the second year in a row, the combined efforts to two Sulphur Springs residents have claimed the bragging rights for the Hopkins County Stew Festival Shirt Design. In all, 18 designs were submitted to the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce for consideration. Cindy Roller is staff photographer for the City of Sulphur Springs, and Editor of the Cooper Review. Adam Whitson is program director at KSST 1230 AM in Sulphur Springs, TX....

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Fall Festival: Emerald City Band concert on Friday, August 25, 2017
Aug07

Fall Festival: Emerald City Band concert on Friday, August 25, 2017

The Hopkins County Fall Festival is excited to once again be hosting the Emerald City Band concert on Friday, August 25, 2017. Thanks to our sponsors, Century 21 – First Group and City National Bank, we will once again have a fun, entertaining and high energy event! Since we had such a large crowd last year, we will be having the concert in the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center arena. The theme this year will be Hawaiian Luau, so...

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Fall Festival: Splish Splash Water Bash
Jul15

Fall Festival: Splish Splash Water Bash

Tracy Dennis President of the Fall Festival talked to KSST about their Summer event. “Even though the Fall Festival is not until October-We wanted to do something for the kids since it’s so hot.” The Water Bash had two water slides, a sprinkler, snow-cones and refreshments, as well as vendors set up from the morning markets. Dennis explained “I had my cover-girls help out…and the Beta Club is [also]...

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Deadline for Fall Festival Cover Girl Contestant Sign Up is Friday, June 23
Jun20

Deadline for Fall Festival Cover Girl Contestant Sign Up is Friday, June 23

Hopkins County young ladies that are entering their Junior year of high school in August, 2017, are invited to sign up  to participate in the 2017 Fall Festival Cover Girl Contest. Deadline for sign up is Friday, June 23rd at noon. Qualifications for competing are in the packets that can be picked up at the Hopkins County Civic Center or from the contest coordinator. There is a $30 entry fee. The entry fee, application and a clear and...

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BMX Stunt Shows coming to Fall Festival!
Oct20

BMX Stunt Shows coming to Fall Festival!

TONY AGUILAR WITH BMX STARS JON, JAREN AND SHANE Meet Jon, Jaren and Shane. Each of these professional riders was “bitten” by the  BMX  bug at about 10 years of age when they attended stunt performances in their various parts of the United States. By watching the riders, the skateboard- and bike-loving boys picked up new stunts to do, and like many boys, they dreamed of becoming BMX stars. For these three, the dream came...

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KidZone coming to Fall Festival!
Oct12

KidZone coming to Fall Festival!

Fall Festival board member Leanetta Pryor is lining up fun activities for KidZone, a play area offering children’s activities on Friday and Saturday October 21 and 22, 2016. KidZone will be under a tent located near the Cocal Cola sound stage on the Civic Center grounds. The zone will be open from 9-5 both days featuring a bounce house, face and hair painting, a duck pond, balloon bust and pencil pull, at 5 tickets for one...

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Fall Festival Ribbon Cutting and Chamber of Commerce Mixer; A Video Production
Oct07

Fall Festival Ribbon Cutting and Chamber of Commerce Mixer; A Video Production

Thursday afternoon, Fall Festival Ribbon Cutting and Chamber of Commerce Mixer at City Hall… A video production of KSST and Videographer Doug Haston: Share...

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Aleigh Bessonett Named Cover Girl
Oct25

Aleigh Bessonett Named Cover Girl

The new Fall Festival Cover Girl is Aleigh Bessonett of Miller Grove.  Aleigh’s mother was also a Cover Girl.  Aleigh will receive a $1,000 scholarship and a $100 Wal-Mart Gift Card.  First runner up is Ashleigh Purser of Miller Grove.  Outgoing Cover Girl is Miranda Rushin of North Hopkins. Share...

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Stew Contest Set-Up Begins
Oct21

Stew Contest Set-Up Begins

Concession trailers are in place throughout Buford Park as preparations for Friday’s Hopkins County Stew Contest have begun. The forecast for October 23 is for a 100% chance of rain, but the Stew Contest is still scheduled. A flash flood watch is in effect for the region for late Thursday night through late Saturday night. Share...

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Thursday Activities at Hopkins County Fall Festival
Oct21

Thursday Activities at Hopkins County Fall Festival

Thursday’s Hopkins County Fall Festival will host a number of events and begin preparation for the final and busiest weekend of the event. Exhibitors will set up commercial booths in the regional civic center from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Events on the grounds will begin at 10:30 am. At 10:30 a.m., Lone Star Action Sports –BMX—will be in the Civic Center Driveway doing exhibitions for Sulphur Springs Elementary Schools. The students will...

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