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Fall Festival Creative Arts Contest Winners Announced
Oct30

Fall Festival Creative Arts Contest Winners Announced

The 2018 Hopkins County Fall Festival Creative Arts Contest results have been announced.  A total of 279 entries were judged: Children division – 55; youth division – 122; adult division – 87; and older Texans division – 12.  Three nursing home entries were also submitted.  Best of show and Reserve Best of Show recipients for each entry division and age are: Youth Winners Art...

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Fall Blessings By Johanna Hicks
Oct19

Fall Blessings By Johanna Hicks

               While visiting downtown Sulphur Springs recently, I noticed all the beautiful fall decorations in store windows.  With the cooler temperatures upon us, fall in definitely in the air! Stepping inside one of my favorite shops, I admired the beautifully embroidered aprons, bags, and hand towels, donning gold, orange, green, tan and brown...

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Fall Festival Golf Tourney Pushed Back
Oct03

Fall Festival Golf Tourney Pushed Back

The 2018 Fall Festival Golf Tournament has been pushed to Oct 22nd because of fear of rains over the weekend and Monday. For all the details click here. This is a great event, and a mainstay of the Fall Festival Lineup.  Don’t miss...

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Chicken! A Sculpture in Hay
Sep28

Chicken! A Sculpture in Hay

An entry in the 2018 Fall Festival Hay Bale Sculpture Contest.  Photo credit Leslie Clegg A listener submitted photo of one of the entries in the 2018 Hay Bale Sculpture contest.  More entries should be appearing around the City as we get closer to October 1st. Hay bale sculptures from the large and elaborate to the small and simple should be displayed where they can be seen by passing motorists from October 1 through October 12....

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Fall is on the Way – Arts & Crafts Show, Too By Johanna Hicks
Aug31

Fall is on the Way – Arts & Crafts Show, Too By Johanna Hicks

               Our warm summer temperatures seem to drag on, but cooler weather is on the way!  The start of football season, the appearance of fall clothing in store windows, and the abundance of fall decorations trigger a new attitude in many folks.  Along with fall, many folks in Hopkins County and beyond look forward to the Hopkins County Fall Festival.  Last week’s column focused on the Creative Arts Contest, and already the...

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Creative Arts Contest – Are You Ready? By Johanna Hicks
Aug24

Creative Arts Contest – Are You Ready? By Johanna Hicks

               Every year, the Hopkins County Fall Festival features fun events for the entire family.  This year’s event will begin with a ribbon cutting on Celebration Square at noon, Friday, October 19.  The parade will take place on Saturday, October 20, and other events will take place throughout the week.  Two of the highlights of the fair are the Arts & Crafts Show and the Creative Arts Contest.  These are two totally...

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Hopkins County Fall Festival Presents 2018’s “Splish Splash Water Bash”
Jun23
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Fall Festival Board Seeks Donations
Mar15

Fall Festival Board Seeks Donations

Hopkins County Fall Festival enters its 49th year of providing a festival, county fair atmosphere honoring the traditions and providing new and exciting venues to celebrate the county and its heritage. As a non-profit board, the Fall Festival Board is asking for input and opinions as well as donations to provide an exciting festival for 2018. The cost of the traditional festival continues to increase each year and the board is seeking...

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2017 Fall Festival Creative Arts Best of Show: Winners Announced
Oct31

2017 Fall Festival Creative Arts Best of Show: Winners Announced

The 2017 Fall Festival Creative Arts Contest had 180 entries. All blue ribbon entries were judged for Best of Show in age and category. In cases where two entries were close, a Reserve Best of Show ribbon was also awarded. Winners for 2017 were: Children (up to age 10):  Creative Crafts: Marilena Reyes, Best of Show  Food Preservation: Kaitlyn Myers , Best of Show and Reserve Best of Show  Handiwork: Marilena Reyes, Best of Show ...

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Your New Hopkins County Covergirl is…
Oct28

Your New Hopkins County Covergirl is…

  The 2017 Hopkins County Covergirl is Breeanna Hicks. The Judges Choice award went to Cassidy Seaney. Miss Congeniality was Allie Price.   2017 covergirl 5 2017 covergirl 6 2017 covergirl 7 2017 covergirl 8 2017 covergirl 9 2017 covergirl 1 2017 covergirl 2 2017 covergirl 3 2017 covergirl...

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