Channel 18:  Stew Update
Oct01
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Fall Festival Creative Arts Contest By Johanna Hicks
Sep17

Fall Festival Creative Arts Contest By Johanna Hicks

Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Family & Consumer Sciences, 1200-B West Houston St., P.O.Box 518, Sulphur springs, TX 75483; 903-885-3443 – phone 903-439-4909 – Fax, [email protected] Interest is building for the Creative Arts Contest! Last month, I gave information about the Arts and Crafts Show, in which vendors sell their hand-crafted items. This week, I’m focusing on the Creative Arts Contest, which is...

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Johanna Hicks: Three Upcoming Events Offered By Local Extension Office
Sep05

Johanna Hicks: Three Upcoming Events Offered By Local Extension Office

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension has several upcoming events. They include Cooking Well for Healthy Blood Pressure series will be held Monday, Sept. 9, and continue Thursday, Sept. 12, and conclude on Monday, September 16.  All sessions will begin at 1:30 p.m.  at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office. A $20 fee, payable at the first session, will cover materials, recipes, and recipe sampling.  Topics will include DASHing your...

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Upcoming Opportunities You Don’t want to Miss
Aug06

Upcoming Opportunities You Don’t want to Miss

Johanna Hicks Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Family & Consumer Sciences 1200-B W. Houston P.O.Box 518 Sulphur springs, TX 75483 903-885-3443 – phone 903-439-4909 – Fax [email protected] By Johanna Hicks, B.S., M.Ed., Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Family & Community Health Agent Texas A&M AgriLife Extension provides numerous workshops, educational series, camps, one-shot programs, multi-county programs,...

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Fall Festival Creative Arts Contest Winners Announced
Oct30

Fall Festival Creative Arts Contest Winners Announced

The 2018 Hopkins County Fall Festival Creative Arts Contest results have been announced.  A total of 279 entries were judged: Children division – 55; youth division – 122; adult division – 87; and older Texans division – 12.  Three nursing home entries were also submitted.  Best of show and Reserve Best of Show recipients for each entry division and age are: Youth Winners Art...

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Fall Blessings By Johanna Hicks
Oct19

Fall Blessings By Johanna Hicks

               While visiting downtown Sulphur Springs recently, I noticed all the beautiful fall decorations in store windows.  With the cooler temperatures upon us, fall in definitely in the air! Stepping inside one of my favorite shops, I admired the beautifully embroidered aprons, bags, and hand towels, donning gold, orange, green, tan and brown...

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Fall Festival Golf Tourney Pushed Back
Oct03

Fall Festival Golf Tourney Pushed Back

The 2018 Fall Festival Golf Tournament has been pushed to Oct 22nd because of fear of rains over the weekend and Monday. For all the details click here. This is a great event, and a mainstay of the Fall Festival Lineup.  Don’t miss out.

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Chicken! A Sculpture in Hay
Sep28

Chicken! A Sculpture in Hay

An entry in the 2018 Fall Festival Hay Bale Sculpture Contest.  Photo credit Leslie Clegg A listener submitted photo of one of the entries in the 2018 Hay Bale Sculpture contest.  More entries should be appearing around the City as we get closer to October 1st. Hay bale sculptures from the large and elaborate to the small and simple should be displayed where they can be seen by passing motorists from October 1 through October 12....

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Fall is on the Way – Arts & Crafts Show, Too By Johanna Hicks
Aug31

Fall is on the Way – Arts & Crafts Show, Too By Johanna Hicks

               Our warm summer temperatures seem to drag on, but cooler weather is on the way!  The start of football season, the appearance of fall clothing in store windows, and the abundance of fall decorations trigger a new attitude in many folks.  Along with fall, many folks in Hopkins County and beyond look forward to the Hopkins County Fall Festival.  Last week’s column focused on the Creative Arts Contest, and already the...

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Creative Arts Contest – Are You Ready? By Johanna Hicks
Aug24

Creative Arts Contest – Are You Ready? By Johanna Hicks

               Every year, the Hopkins County Fall Festival features fun events for the entire family.  This year’s event will begin with a ribbon cutting on Celebration Square at noon, Friday, October 19.  The parade will take place on Saturday, October 20, and other events will take place throughout the week.  Two of the highlights of the fair are the Arts & Crafts Show and the Creative Arts Contest.  These are two totally...

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