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Winners Of The 53rd Annual World Champion Hopkins County Stew Contest Announced
Oct22

Winners Of The 53rd Annual World Champion Hopkins County Stew Contest Announced

The 53rd Annual Hopkins County Stew Festival, sponsored by Alliance Bank drew a huge crowd, with long lines forming more than an hour before serving time, with people eager to pay their $8 to partake of the entries, despite the whipping autumn winds Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022. Hopkins County Stew By the Numbers “We prepare for 8,000 people and we were reaching our limit today. Judging from our ticket sales and supplies, we had...

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Aug. 17, 2022 Chamber Connection – 70 Entries Already Registered For Stew Contest
Aug17

Aug. 17, 2022 Chamber Connection – 70 Entries Already Registered For Stew Contest

Ribeye Roundup Entry Deadline Is Sept. 1; This Year’s Event Features Junior Cook Category For Ages 7-17 Years Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce logo Sulphur Springs Texas By Butch Burney, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce President/CEO, Registration for the 53rd Annual Hopkins County Stew Festival, presented by Alliance Bank, have been pouring in. We already have almost 70 entries with more than a month to go before the...

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Chamber Connection – Aug. 10: Learn More About Stew Contest At Stewcomers Meeting
Aug09

Chamber Connection – Aug. 10: Learn More About Stew Contest At Stewcomers Meeting

By Butch Burney Monday, Aug. 15, is the final day to get your applications in if you are interested in being in this year’s Leadership Sulphur Springs class. Leadership Sulphur Springs is a community leadership development program sponsored by the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce. The course was created in 1989 with the concept of offering leadership training and community involvement for emerging business and community leaders. It...

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July 20 Chamber Connection – Stew Cooks Can Now Sign Up For 53rd Annual Stew Contest
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July 20 Chamber Connection – Stew Cooks Can Now Sign Up For 53rd Annual Stew Contest

Coming Up: Wild Horse and Burro Adoption Clinic, Business Before Hours Breakfast, Jet Ski Championships, Ribbon Cuttings By Butch Burney, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce President/CEO, [email protected] Marking the stew grounds on the northwest entry to Buford Park stands a huge stew pot designating it as the official site for the World Champion Hopkins County Stew Contest Stew cooks, it’s time to get your spots....

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Chamber Connection – July 13: Register For Leadership Sulphur Springs, Stew Contest
Jul12

Chamber Connection – July 13: Register For Leadership Sulphur Springs, Stew Contest

By Butch Burney Leadership Sulphur Springs is back for another year, and registration begins next week. Leadership Sulphur Springs is a community leadership development program sponsored by the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce. The course was created in 1989 with the concept of offering leadership training and community involvement for emerging business and community leaders. It is a nine-month session, with meetings held once a...

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More Views of the 52nd  Annual World Champion Hopkins County Stew Contest
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2021 Hopkins County Stew Contest Champions
Oct25

2021 Hopkins County Stew Contest Champions

Although the final count for ticket sales aren’t yet in, the 52nd Annual World Champion Hopkins County Stew Contest was estimated to have drawn well over 6,000 to Buford Park Saturday morning, Oct. 23, to sample some of this year’s entries. Overall, 150 signed up to compete in the 2021 Hopkins County Stew contest. However, due to some personal emergencies, a few teams had to back out prior, leaving 145 pots of stew....

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Chamber Connection: 52nd Annual World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest To Be Held Saturday, Oct. 23
Oct20

Chamber Connection: 52nd Annual World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest To Be Held Saturday, Oct. 23

By Butch Burney It’s stew time in Sulphur Springs! Saturday is the 52nd Annual World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest, sponsored by Alliance Bank, Alliance Bank Financial Services and Galyean Insurance, at Buford Park. Get there on Friday to check out more than two dozen market vendors, who will be set up on the south side of the square, stay for the appetizer contest and get ready for Dubb and the Luv Machines in concert from...

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Upcoming Activities include Stew Contest, Help A Child Benefit, Halloween Events, Car Show
Oct13

Upcoming Activities include Stew Contest, Help A Child Benefit, Halloween Events, Car Show

By Butch Burney Get Your Stew On Who is ready for stew? The cooler weather signals that the 52nd Annual World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest, sponsored by Alliance Bank, Alliance Bank Financial Services and Galyean Insurance, is almost here. The contest will be Saturday, Oct. 23, at Buford Park. Things are not just back to normal at the stew contest, but they are better than normal. We will have more than 140 pots of stew...

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Chamber Issues Final Call For Cooks To Register For Stew Contest
Oct06

Chamber Issues Final Call For Cooks To Register For Stew Contest

By Butch Burney This is the last chance for stew cooks to get their registration forms in for the 52nd Annual World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest, sponsored by Alliance Bank, Alliance Bank Financial Services and Galyean Insurance. The contest will be Saturday, Oct. 23, at Buford Park. Get Your Stew On We have almost 140 pots of stew already registered, but we have room for more, if you get your registration in soon. Come by...

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