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Changes To Dairy Festival Parade Route, Carnival Dates Announced
May30

Changes To Dairy Festival Parade Route, Carnival Dates Announced

The Hopkins County Dairy Festival Board has released the official event’s schedule for this year’s salute to the dairy families and industry for their contributions to our local economy. HCDF President Carolyn McKinney said there are couple of changes in this year’s events that all will want to be sure to note. The Dairy Festival Parade is expected to include a number of special guests, including the Budweiser...

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The Carnival is Coming to Town June 13-17 During Dairy Festival 2018
Jun05

The Carnival is Coming to Town June 13-17 During Dairy Festival 2018

The Dairy Festival Carnival is coming to town! One of the best in rides and midway will bring the fun to Sulphur Springs on Wednesday June 13 through Sunday June 17, 2018 on the grounds of the Hopkins County Civic Center, 1200 Houston Street. Parents will be glad to know that Super Handy Stores are stepping up once again as the exclusive location for discount armband sales. These will be available at $20 each at local Super Handy...

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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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Triple T Amusements Carnival Open Wednesday-Saturday
Jun01

Triple T Amusements Carnival Open Wednesday-Saturday

The ribbon has yet to be cut on this year’s Hopkins County Dairy Festival, but one favorite among kids and the young at heart is back for a four-night stint. Triple T Amusement is all set up on the Hopkins County Civic Center grounds Wednesday evening, gearing up to offer fun, thrills, delights, games and prizes. Carnival patrons gear up to lift off on Viper, part of Triple T Amusements Carnival on the Civic Center grounds June...

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Hopkins County Dairy Festival Will Return In June 2022
Mar24

Hopkins County Dairy Festival Will Return In June 2022

Annual Salute To Dairy Industry will Feature With Pageant, Parade, Balloons, Ice Cream The Hopkins County Dairy Festival will return in June, after a 2-year hiatus due to the pandemic, with all of the traditional events of recent years, HCDF Board members announced this week during an informational reception hosted for interested 2022 Dairy Festival contestants and their families.  Hopkins County Dairy Festival logo This year’s...

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Dairy Fest Kicks Off Friday With Opening Ceremony, Hot Air Balloons
Jun07

Dairy Fest Kicks Off Friday With Opening Ceremony, Hot Air Balloons

Hopkins County Dairy Festival opening ceremony The Hopkins County Dairy Festival kicked off Friday with an opening ceremony, complete with ribbon cutting. A representative from Sentator Bob Hall’s office sent certificates “extending most sincere congratulations” on the opening ceremony which commemorates the the festival’s 60th anniversary. Opening ceremony and ribbon cutting for the 60th annual Hopkins County...

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Dairy Festival Board, Sponsors Are  “Over the Moon in Dairyland”
May30

Dairy Festival Board, Sponsors Are “Over the Moon in Dairyland”

Attending the Dairy Festival photo-op were FRONT ROW L. to R. Holly Ragan of CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital, Bill Owens of Jay Hodge Chevrolet, President Carolyn McKinney, reigning Dairy Festival Queen Kaitlyn Ferrell and KSST’s Enola Gay BACK ROW L. to R. Paul Harvey, CEO CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital, Dr. Dan Hammond of Sulphur Springs Veterinary Clinic, Terry Erwin of the Sulphur Springs News Telegram and Robert Cody of...

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Dairy Festival Udderances Announces Preparations for June: Hot Air Balloons, Parade, Queen Candidates
Mar15

Dairy Festival Udderances Announces Preparations for June: Hot Air Balloons, Parade, Queen Candidates

The Hopkins County Dairy Festival Board of Directors is beginning preparations for the 2018 Dairy Festival!  We have already received lots of inquiries from interested participants – for the parade, the balloons, and of course, from candidates for the Coronation Pageant.    The Festival dates are June 8 – June 16.  This year’s theme is: “Party ‘Til The Cows Come Home!”.  Our Board President, Carolyn McKinney, will host the opening...

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Dairy Queen’s Back to School Bash: Tonight from 6-8 pm
Aug05

Dairy Queen’s Back to School Bash: Tonight from 6-8 pm

The Dairy Queen restaurant on South Broadway is hosting a Back to School Carnival tonight from 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm. The event  is free and open to everyone!  Featured activities  for students will include: a bake sale benefiting local charities, face painting, a dunking booth, a picture booth, ring toss, and more!  The restaurant will  also be open during the event . KSST sat down with Lisa Derocco GM of South Broadway’s Dairy...

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Dairy Festival Opening Ceremony
Jun09

Dairy Festival Opening Ceremony

On Friday June 9th at 12:00 noon, Dairy Festival Board members held the opening ceremony at Celebration Plaza.  2016 Dairy Festival Queen, Sadie Evans,  was in attendance, with the 2017 Dairy Festival Contestants. Carolyn McKinney has served on the Dairy Festival Board for 11 years, and commented “It’s the 59th Annual Hopkins County Dairy Festival. Was have 7 girls vying for the title of queen. The opening ceremony kicks...

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