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Chamber Connection – September 15, 2021: It’s Not Too Late For Stew Cooks To Register For Contest
Sep15

Chamber Connection – September 15, 2021: It’s Not Too Late For Stew Cooks To Register For Contest

By Butch Burney It’s not too late for stew cooks to get their registration forms in for the 52nd Annual World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest, which will be held Saturday, Oct. 23, at Buford Park. Come by the Chamber office or send us an email and we will get the registration form to you. We are expecting a big turnout for this year’s event, so be sure and get your spot. We will have the north and south sides of the park open...

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Chamber Connection – September 8, 2021: One Week Left to Register as a Stew Contest Cook
Sep08

Chamber Connection – September 8, 2021: One Week Left to Register as a Stew Contest Cook

By Butch Burney The deadline is one week away for stew cooks to get their registration forms in for the 52nd Annual World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest, which will be held Saturday, Oct. 23, at Buford Park. Come by the chamber office or send us an email and we will get the registration form to you or download one off our website, hopkinschamber.org. We are expecting a big turnout for this year’s event, so be sure and get...

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Chamber Connection – August 31, 2021: Registration Deadline For Stew Cooks Approaching
Sep01

Chamber Connection – August 31, 2021: Registration Deadline For Stew Cooks Approaching

By Butch Burney The deadline is approaching for all stew cooks to get their registration forms in for the 52nd Annual World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest, which will be held Saturday, Oct. 23, at Buford Park. Come by the chamber office or send us an email and we will get the registration form to you or download one off our website, hopkinschamber.org. We are expecting a big turnout for this year’s event, so be sure and get...

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Chamber Connection – June 23: Adult Leadership Class, Stew Logo Contest, Lunch & Learn, Showcase Announced
Jun23

Chamber Connection – June 23: Adult Leadership Class, Stew Logo Contest, Lunch & Learn, Showcase Announced

Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce By Butch Burney Summer may be a time for vacations and holidays, but there is a lot going on at the Chamber. Adult Leadership, the stew logo contest, the upcoming Showcase and a political luncheon are just a few of the things we are working on. Here’s some information on each: Adult Leadership You may think you know all there is to know about Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County, but if you haven’t...

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Chamber Connection – June 9: Stewstock 2021, Chorale Showcase, And Much More!
Jun09

Chamber Connection – June 9: Stewstock 2021, Chorale Showcase, And Much More!

Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce logo Sulphur Springs Texas By Butch Burney, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce The logo contest for the 52nd World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest on Oct. 23 is open until Friday, July 2, and we have already received our first entries. The official logo will go on posters, T-shirts and promotional materials for the stew contest. The theme for this year’s stew is Stewstock,...

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Chamber Connection – June 2: Are You Ready For Stewstock 2021?
Jun02

Chamber Connection – June 2: Are You Ready For Stewstock 2021?

Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce logo Sulphur Springs Texas By Butch Burney, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce It may be June, but plans are already being made for the 52nd World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest on Oct. 23. The plans include the contest to select the official logo that will go on posters, T-shirts and promotional materials for the contest. The logo contest is now open and will close July 2....

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Stewpot Showdown! Scenes from History-making Stew Day 2019
Oct28

Stewpot Showdown! Scenes from History-making Stew Day 2019

Judging underway on Stewgrounds! Stew Day in Sulphur Springs, Texas dawned energizingly cool but quite damp from overnight rains, however that did not dampen the spirits of the cooks and volunteers busily preparing the official dish of Hopkins County! Pictured are just a few of the individual camps where cooking teams were ready to compete for the for the biggest World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest to date: the 50th...

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National Emergency Preparedness Month         Part 3:City, County a Team
Sep20

National Emergency Preparedness Month Part 3:City, County a Team

Effects of heavy rainfall across parts of the county had already awakened first responders early on Friday with reports of rising water and stalled vehicles in the usual areas prone to flooding. Thus, Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jason Ricketson, Hopkins County Fire Chief Andy Endsley and Assistant Emergency Coordinator Kristi Springfield were already on the job on September 20, 2019 before arriving at KSST for a Good Morning Show...

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Experience Texas’ Best Taste at 17th Annual Texas State Championship Ice Cream Freeze-Off On Saturday June 9
Jun08

Experience Texas’ Best Taste at 17th Annual Texas State Championship Ice Cream Freeze-Off On Saturday June 9

Lezley Brown is VERY EXCITED about the response and numbers of entries in this year’s Chamber of Commerce Ice Cream Freeze-off. During the KSST Morning Show interview on Friday June 8, just one day before the contest, she revealed that her office is expecting several more entries to come in, putting the total way over 50 competitors. And although the contest is called a competition and the contenders are called...

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Chamber Connection – August 25, 2021
Aug25

Chamber Connection – August 25, 2021

By Butch Burney We are currently accepting applications for stew cooks for the 52nd Annual World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest on Saturday, Oct. 23. Letters to past cooks were mailed out a couple of weeks ago. Come by the chamber office or send us an email and we will get the registration form to you or download one off our website, hopkinschamber.org. We are expecting a big turnout for this year’s event, so be sure and get...

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