NETBIO Cattleman’s Classic and Ribeye Roundup organizers stopped by the KSST studio to invite everyone to Beef Day at Celebration Plaza on Friday October 6, 2017. You’re welcome to attend the free educational programs about beef production inside the courthouse at 2pm with speaker Trent Loos. You can watch the 37 steak cooking teams during the various rounds of competition as they vie for top prizes. And, although the steak dinner tickets are sold out, you can still enjoy a great meal at one of the downtown restaurants then top the day off with the free concert by Stoney Larue at 8pm.
President of Texas Heritage National Bank Dwyatt Bell, Extension Agent Mario Vilarino and Potts Feed Store Manager Brandon Bell are active members of NETBIO or Northeast Texas Beef Improvement Organization, dedicated to improving beef production for local ranchers. NETBIO also puts on several special pre-conditioned calf and cattle sales throughout the year at Sulphur Springs Livestock Auction. Brookshire’s of Sulphur Springs provides the prime grade steaks for the competition and the fundraiser dinner. Six beef-industry professionals from across the state will act as judges for the Ribeye Roundup. The SSISD Culinary Arts Department students will again handle preparation of baked potatoes and salads, and with serving the dinner crowd. Jay Hodge Chevrolet is also a sustaining sponsor of the annual event.