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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Food, Music, Bingo, and Prizes at Senior Citizen Night at Fall Festival
Oct21

Food, Music, Bingo, and Prizes at Senior Citizen Night at Fall Festival

Hopkins County Fall Festival 2015 Senior Night at the Regional Civic Center was sponsored by the Hopkins County Marketers Association. The Marketers Association supplied prizes for Bingo at 4:00 PM.  At 5:00 a dinner of Salads was served.   The salad meal was prepared by Karon Weatherman, Joni Hughes and Pamela Johnson.   Monty Tipps and Main Street started performing at 6:00 PM. During the performance The Hopkins CountyMarketers...

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Wagner’s Carnival Back for Fall Festival
Oct20

Wagner’s Carnival Back for Fall Festival

The Wagner’s Carnival is returning to Sulphur Springs for the 2015 Fall Festival. This will be the Wagner’s Carnival’s second year working with the Fall Festival Committee. “There’s a Fall Festival Committee that contacted us,” Wagner’s Carnival Co-Owner Jason Wagner said. “The previous carnival could no longer accomodate them the way they wanted to be accomodated, so they contacted us...

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Flee the Flu
Oct08

Flee the Flu

Flee the Flu In last week’s column, I discussed several great opportunities that take place during the fall season.  One event that is not great at all is the flu season!  While it isn’t possible to predict exactly what the flu season will be like, we know that flu spread every year.  Flu outbreaks can happen as early as October and can last as late as May, typically peaking between December and February. The best way to protect...

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1957 Vette Wins best of Show
Oct28

1957 Vette Wins best of Show

One of the Best of Show winners at the Corvette Show Saturday on the plaza was a 1957 Corvette belonging to Bill Preston of Flower Mound. Preston said he bought the car for $1,000 from a college student in 1969. Now he said only silly money could buy it. The car has been named Best of Show in three straight shows. [pb_vidembed title=”” caption=”” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5ED51Id010″...

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