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NETLA Hopkins County Junior Livestock Show 2022 Goat Contest Results
Feb26

NETLA Hopkins County Junior Livestock Show 2022 Goat Contest Results

The NETLA Hopkins County Junior Livestock Show 2022 Goat Contest Thursday, Feb. 24, featured more than 65 livestock entries, divided into nine classes. Multiple students showed goats in more than one class. Goat were ranked in each class, then the top goats were judged for over all championship honors. Prior to class judging, those who chose to competed for showmanship recognition. North Hopkins FFA member Laken Callihan’s Class...

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Sulphur Springs FFA Chapter Recognizes Members’ Achievements
May20

Sulphur Springs FFA Chapter Recognizes Members’ Achievements

The Sulphur Springs High School FFA Chapter recently recognized members’ achievements and honors throughout the 2021-2022 school year at the 84th Annual Parent and Member Awards Banquet. The students kicked off the meeting with Chapter President Cash Vititow serving as toastmaster for the occasion. Sentinel Wayne Hinton giving the invocation, then serving lines opened for the buffet meal catered by Big Smith’s BBQ....

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SSHS Students Did Well In The Houston Livestock Show The Week of March 7-13, 2022
Mar15

SSHS Students Did Well In The Houston Livestock Show The Week of March 7-13, 2022

Sulphur Springs High School students did well during their participating last week at the 90th Houston Livestock Show and competition, with three students showing beef heifers, one showing lambs at two different contests and one was ranked among the top 5 in speaking events the week of March 7-13, 2022. sh (Left) Cash Vititow and (right) Coen Bell show their beef heifers at the 90th Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Cash Vititow placed...

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NETLA: 2022 Another Record Year For Hopkins County Junior Livestock Sale
Feb28

NETLA: 2022 Another Record Year For Hopkins County Junior Livestock Sale

The Hopkins County Junior Livestock Show and Sale was another record year, with at least $545,000 raised during the Sale of Champions, not counting any add-on funds donated to supplement any sales that are still coming in from individuals or business representatives who were unable to attend the auction but want to show support for specific youth. Add-on funds are still being accepted this week at the Hopkins County Extension office...

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NETLA Hopkins County Junior Market Livestock Show 2022 Heifer Contest Results
Feb27

NETLA Hopkins County Junior Market Livestock Show 2022 Heifer Contest Results

The NETLA Hopkins County Junior Market Livestock Show 2022 Heifer Contest Friday evening featured 19 cows in five different heifer classes, with showmanship awards presented in three categories based on age of exhibitors, and two championship awards bestowed for the two heifers rated best overall. Youth exhibitors whose heifers competed for class recognition received ribbons based on ranking. Top class winners then advanced to the...

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NETLA Hopkins County Junior Market Livestock Show 2022 Steer Contest Results
Feb27

NETLA Hopkins County Junior Market Livestock Show 2022 Steer Contest Results

The Hopkins County Junior Market Livestock Show hosted by NETLA featured 26 entries Competing in seven classes at the 2022 Steer Contest held Friday at Hopkins County Regional Civic Center. Four youth showed more than one steer, each in a different class. Additionally, Hopkins County FFA and 4-H members showing their livestock projects also had the opportunity compete by age for Showmanship honors, and the top two steers overall were...

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NETLA Hopkins County Junior Market Livestock Show 2022 Swine Competition
Feb26

NETLA Hopkins County Junior Market Livestock Show 2022 Swine Competition

The NETLA Hopkins County Junior Market Livestock Show 2022 Swine Competition Friday featured pigs in nine different classes, with showmanship awards presented in three categories based on the age of the exhibitors. Sulphur Springs FFA members took home all of the Showmanship awards while North Hopkins FFA members showed the top overall rated pigs. The Senior Showmanship Award went to Katelyn Pence in the swine competition. Her pig...

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NETLA Hopkins County Junior Market Livestock Show 2022 Poultry Contest
Feb26

NETLA Hopkins County Junior Market Livestock Show 2022 Poultry Contest

The NETLA Hopkins County Junior Market Livestock Show 2022 Poultry Contest lead Friday’s activities. Youth filled the arena with pens, buckets, boxes and other containers filled with the chickens the students raised. In front of the stands on one end of the Arena, two rows cages of broilers were filled when the poultry show started shortly after 8 a.m. Friday, Feb. 25, 2022. Top honors went to Como-Pickton FFA member Micah...

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NETLA Hopkins County Jr. Market Livestock Show 2022 Lamb Competition Results
Feb25

NETLA Hopkins County Jr. Market Livestock Show 2022 Lamb Competition Results

Siblings Win Lamb Showmanship, Championship Awards When a thin layer of potential ice and a mix of sleet and rain were predicted for Thursday morning, officials with Hopkins County Junior Market Livestock Show host NETLA determined the annual show and sale of livestock projects would proceed as scheduled since weigh-ins for the first two shows weren’t scheduled until the afternoon. In spite of the frigid temperatures,...

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NETLA Hopkins County Junior Market Livestock Show 2022 Ag Mechanics Contest
Feb25

NETLA Hopkins County Junior Market Livestock Show 2022 Ag Mechanics Contest

The weeklong Hopkins County Junior Market Livestock Show and Sale conducted by Northeast Texas Livestock Association kicked off Tuesday afternoon with the annual Ag Mechanics Show. Students from all seven Hopkins County school districts built and brought projects, which ranged from students first ever attempts to commissioned projects and those that have already received awards this year at other contests. Some projects took hours,...

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