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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Corvette Show Wrap Up
Oct28

Corvette Show Wrap Up

Tony Hughes, vice-President of the Sulphur Springs Corvette Club, said Saturday’s event on and around the plaza was a fantastic show. He added many attendees called it the best show they’d ever been to. Hughes said there were 183 Corvettes entered. They had only 186 spaces. There were 88 cars in last year’s show. Hughes said he would have hated to be a judge with all the beautiful cars in the show. One of the Best of Show winners at...

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2014 Creative Arts Contest Results
Oct27
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Pumpkin Chunking Class of 2015
Oct26

Pumpkin Chunking Class of 2015

Here is the launch Here is the target               Share...

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