Record # of Cooks for the Stew Fest 2014, October 25th at Buford Park! Get Your Tickets NOW
Oct22

Record # of Cooks for the Stew Fest 2014, October 25th at Buford Park! Get Your Tickets NOW

Chamber Connection October 16, 2014 by Meredith Caddell Stew Cooks have been pouring in over the past few weeks and we will have the most stew cooks EVER! In 2012, we had 144 stew cooks. To date, 154 stew cooking teams. So, mark your calendars NOW to spend your Saturday, October 25th in Sulphur Springs for Stew Fest 2014…it is going to be a GREAT event! For just $5, you can get a bowl and make your way around Buford Park and sample as...

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Stew Fest Begins Set Up
Oct21

Stew Fest Begins Set Up

The Sulphur Springs Stew Fest begins preparations with the arrival of the carnival on the SSHS campus. The carnival is due to open on October 22, with today being the last day to purchase wristbands at a discount price. To purchase a wristband for unlimited rides at the Carnival will cost $25 as opposed to the $20 at Super Handy stores and local banks. The carnival will be right along side both the Fall Festival and the Stew Cook-Off,...

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Winnsboro Western Reenactment Group, Legends of Crossroads, Will be Performing Saturday at Fall Festival
Oct21

Winnsboro Western Reenactment Group, Legends of Crossroads, Will be Performing Saturday at Fall Festival

The Winnsboro Western reenactment group, Legends of Crossroads, will be performing Saturday at Fall Festival. They are scheduled to do skits on the grassy area in front of the Civic Center at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. They also intend to visit the site of the Stew Contest in Buford Park. Seven Legends’ members are expected to attend. They are members of the Reenactors Guild of America....

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“Updated” Cover Girl & Fall Festival Events Kick off With the Parade Saturday
Oct17

“Updated” Cover Girl & Fall Festival Events Kick off With the Parade Saturday

With its move to October, Fall Festival conducted its’ annual parade Saturday with temperature in the mid-sixties. Parade marshals were members of the Bill Bradford family. Cover Girl Sarah Weatheread and this year’s four hopefuls each had floats. Also represented were youth groups, dance groups, churches, businesses, tractors, fire trucks and other large trucks Shelbie Lackey of Cumby, Kortne Wilson of Saltillo, Miranda Rushin of...

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“Updated” Stew Sites Set Record, Fall Festival Begins
Oct17

“Updated” Stew Sites Set Record, Fall Festival Begins

A record number of cooks, 154 in all, will be competing at the 45th annual World Champion Stew Contest next Saturday. Chamber of Commerce President Meredith Caddell is calling the event Stew Fest because of the reuniting of stew and Fall Festival. At a Stew Cooks’ meeting this week, Ms. Caddell announced that in January a committee would be formed to plan the 50th anniversary Stew Contest coming in five years. The 45th annual Stew...

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Tuesday, October 21st is Senior Citizens Day at 10:30 AM
Oct17

Tuesday, October 21st is Senior Citizens Day at 10:30 AM

This year we will have Senior Citizens Day at the Senior Citizens Center. We are going to play LCR (Left Center Right) andthen eat lunch. I will be making: Fancy Chicken Salad Potato Salad Pasta Salad Fresh Spinach and Strawberry Salad Fruit Salad Crackers If you don’t know how to play LCR we will teach you. The Cost is $ 8.00 and that includes lunch and playing the game. You will have a chance to win Cash Prizes. There will...

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Johanna Hicks Talks About the Entire Fall Festival Schedule
Oct17
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Fall Festival Parade Saturday Morning
Oct16

Fall Festival Parade Saturday Morning

The annual Fall Festival Parade is coming up Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. Fall Festival Committee Member Melonie Bello is in charge of the Parade and she says it will be wonderful this year. Anyone in the Parade wanting to be judged will need to fill out an entry form. Others are encouraged to just show up. The route will be from Buford Park along Connally to the plaza and then out Gilmer to Auto Zone....

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AgriLife Extension Agents Bring their Dinner Tonight Cooking School to Fall Festival Saturday
Oct16

AgriLife Extension Agents Bring their Dinner Tonight Cooking School to Fall Festival Saturday

AgriLife Extension Agents will be offering cooking demonstrations as they bring their Dinner Tonight cooking school to Fall Festival Saturday of next week. The cooking demonstrations will take place every hour on the hour from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday week in the foyer of the Civic Center Auditorium. A mixer will be given away as a door prize.

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Fall Festival Arts and Crafts Show Takes Place Next Friday and Saturday
Oct16

Fall Festival Arts and Crafts Show Takes Place Next Friday and Saturday

The annual Fall Festival Arts and Crafts Show takes place next Friday and Saturday inside and outside Sulphur Springs High School. The show features handmade items only that are for sale. Event Coordinator Johanna Hicks urges everyone to shop til they drop. Vendors come from all over the state and a few even from out of state. The show is scheduled next Friday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and next Saturday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m....

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