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Big Smith’s Celebrates 30th Anniversary, Invites Public

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Steve Smith, co-owner and founder of Big Smith’s BBQ and Catfish

Restaurateurs Steve and Donna Smith of Big Smith’s BBQ and Catfish know how to cater to a crowd…that’s their livelihood!…so they invited everyone to join them in observing the 30th anniversary of their business! The current location on Hwy 154 South of Sulphur Springs has been their home for the past five years, and long-time patrons will remember their original location further south along the highway in a converted dairy barn. Much of the Smith’s rustic decor comes from the original location and other repurposed farm finds, making a perfect setting for the laid-back family atmosphere of Big Smith’s!

Donna Smith looks on while Logan Vaughan announces door prize winners

Over 150 persons crowded the tables at 5pm when the ribbon was cut. Logan Vaughan, Vice President of the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce called out the winning door prize tickets, and guests sampled brisket, riblets, lollypop chicken legs and several varieties of smoked sausage that makes the family business so popular, open Wednesdays through Sundays.

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Author: Enola Gay

Has enjoyed working for KSST since 1989. Hosts the Good Morning Show with Enola Gay on weekday mornings from 6-9am, so 'start your day with Enola Gay'! Guest interviews during the Morning Show can also be seen in playback on Cable Channel 18 TV. Along with local country music fan Benny Potter, co-produces 1230 West, a Country and Western Swing radio show which airs weekly on Saturdays from 7-8am and repeats on Thursdays from 7-8pm. Also writes "At the Corral Gate", a column appearing weekly in The Millennium Shopper and in the Lifestyles section of

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