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2022 Dairy Festival Milking Contest Results
Jun13

2022 Dairy Festival Milking Contest Results

Despite a delayed start of about an hour — the Junior Dairy Show ran over, the 2022 Hopkins County Dairy Festival Milking Contest Saturday progressed almost as smooth at butter, with only a few “surprises” — but certainly not enough to completely sour the fun. The 2022 Dairy Festival Milking Contest featured all of the 2022 pageant contestants, each assigned a cow to milk. Six heifers were used, with girls assigned numbers...

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2016 Dairy Festival Milking Contest Winners
Jun14

2016 Dairy Festival Milking Contest Winners

  On Saturday, June 11th, the annual Dairy Festival Milking Contest took place. There were three categories of competitors: Dairy Festival contestants, the contestants parents, and the visiting balloon pilots. In the Dairy Festival category, Emma Boyett placed third, Lauren Helm placed second, and Sadie Evans placed first. In the Parents category, the parents of Tahtiana King, Kyshia and Marcus Johnson, placed third. The parent...

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Video: Dairy Festival Cow Milking Contest
Jun12
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Milking Contest a Dairy Festival Highlight
Jun13

Milking Contest a Dairy Festival Highlight

Six contestants are vying for the title of Hopkins County Dairy Festival  Queen. One of the competitive events for the contestants is the Cow Milking Contest. Festival Queen Contestants and their parents compete each year. This year in the Regional Civic Center, the contestants, parents, and Hot Air Balloon pilots milked Jersey cows provided by the Koon Family Farm. Judging the milking contest this year were two county Justices of the...

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12 Contestants Competing In 2022 Hopkins County Dairy Festival Queen Coronation Pageant
Jun17

12 Contestants Competing In 2022 Hopkins County Dairy Festival Queen Coronation Pageant

The Hopkins County Dairy Festival will culminate Saturday night with the Coronation Pageant in the SSHS Auditorium (at Hopkins County Civic Center). After two years without a pageant due to COVID-19 precautions, this year’s pageant features one of the biggest groups of competitors yet. A dozen high school juniors signed up this spring to compete for the crown. These young ladies not only have to take part in the pageant which...

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2022 Hopkins County Dairy Festival Parade, Junior Dairy Show Great Successes
Jun13

2022 Hopkins County Dairy Festival Parade, Junior Dairy Show Great Successes

Festival Heats Up Saturday With Hot Air Balloon Rally & Glow, Milking Contest The 2022 Hopkins County Dairy Festival Parade was a huge hit, the Junior Dairy Show a great success and the milking contest included a few surprises. The second day of Hopkins County Dairy Festival dawned brightly, with lots of color, and black and white cows and ice cream décor galore. Even without the extreme heat advisory issued for the weekend, there...

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2022 Dairy Festival Takes Flight Friday With Ribbon Cutting, Hot Air Balloons
Jun11

2022 Dairy Festival Takes Flight Friday With Ribbon Cutting, Hot Air Balloons

Festival Continues Saturday with Parade, Jr. Dairy Show, Milking Contest, More Hot Air Balloons The 2022 Hopkins County Dairy Festival took flight Friday with a ribbon cutting and Hot Air Balloon Rally and Glow. The 12 Dairy Festival Queen Coronation Pageant contestants gathered with 2019 Queen Rachel Bramlett, DF Board and Chamber of Commerce Board members, and community residents on Celebration Plaza at noon June 10, 2022, for the...

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Opening Ceremony For Dairy Festival Slated Friday
Jun09

Opening Ceremony For Dairy Festival Slated Friday

The Hopkins County Dairy Festival will officially kick off this weekend with balloons, a parade, dairy show, and milking contests. Dairy Fest Pageant contestants The Opening Ceremony begins at noon on Celebration Plaza and will include a ribbon cutting. However, the Hot Air Balloons Rally and Glows will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at Shannon Oaks Church, weather permitting. The festival will kick into high gears Saturday, June 11, with...

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Chamber Connection – June 8: Entries Hopkins County Stew Logo Contest Open Until July 14
Jun08

Chamber Connection – June 8: Entries Hopkins County Stew Logo Contest Open Until July 14

By Butch Burney It’s June, which means stew is in the air – or at least the planning has begun. Hopkins County stew pot The 53rd Annual World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest is opening up its annual logo contest. This year’s theme is Road Trip Stew 22 (the stew is Oct. 22, 2022), a take off from Route 66. The logo contest runs through June 30. The winner will receive four stew tickets, four T-shirts with the logo on the...

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June 1 Chamber Connection: Lots of Events Slated In June Including Dairy Festival
Jun01

June 1 Chamber Connection: Lots of Events Slated In June Including Dairy Festival

The Reinforcement Foundation Golf Tourney To Benefit Hopkins County EMS, Cumby VFD By Butch Burney It’s Dairy Festival time in Hopkins County! Hopkins CountyDairy Festival The Dairy Festival is back this year with a great schedule of evets, starting June 1-4 with the carnival on the grounds of the Civic Center. The Festival will host a ribbon cutting at noon on Friday, June 10, on Celebration Plaza, before moving to Shannon Oaks...

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