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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 Festival is a “GO” in Hopkins County, August 8 !
Jun18

Dairy Festival is a “GO” in Hopkins County, August 8 !

According to Gena Prickette, the Hopkins County Dairy Festival Board of Directors is excited to let you know that the Dairy Festival is ON! for Summer 2020! ‘Our Hometown Tradition’ is the theme this year and there are 10 contestants for the title and crown of Dairy Festival Queen! The one-day festival date is Saturday August 8, 2020 with a parade and a pageant planned on that date. Gena stated, “although the hot-air...

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Hopkins County Dairy Festival  2020  News
Apr28

Hopkins County Dairy Festival 2020 News

According to David McCaig, President of the Hopkins County Dairy Festival Board of Directors, just as 2020 has been a different kind of year, so this year’s Dairy Festival will be a little different from the normal, too. At this time, plans are to hold an abbreviated one-day Dairy Festival event on Saturday August 8, 2020. Features of that day are to be a Parade in the morning, the Judges Dinner in the afternoon, and the Pageant...

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Rachel Bramlett Crowned 2019 Dairy Festival Queen
Jun16

Rachel Bramlett Crowned 2019 Dairy Festival Queen

The Hopkins County Dairy Festival culminated Saturday with the crowning of the 2019 Hopkins County Dairy Festival Queen during the annual pageant. Rachel Bramlett, daughter of Mark and Brenda Pope, was named the new queen. After a few comical moments in which 2018 Dairy Festival Kaitlyn Ferrill had difficulty getting the crown to turn loose from its secure position in her hair, Ferrill placed it atop Bramlett’s head. As the 2018...

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Meet Dairy Festival Contestants # 7, #8, #9
Jun13

Meet Dairy Festival Contestants # 7, #8, #9

The final trio of 2019 Dairy Festival Queen’s candidates appeared in an interview on June 13, 2019 during the KSST Good Morning Show with Enola Gay. Each contestant shared her fun, exciting and memorable experiences with Dairy Festival! They look forward to the Queen’s Pageant and Coronation on Saturday June 15, 2019 in the SSISD Auditorium at 7pm. Tickets are $10 at the door. Contestants #7 Annmarie Gunn, #8 Madison...

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Meet Dairy Festival Contestants #4, #5, #6
Jun12

Meet Dairy Festival Contestants #4, #5, #6

L.to R. Sable Erdmier, Ashlyn Bimmerle and Callie Harvey Deep into late-night rehearsals for the exciting Queen’s Pageant on Saturday June 15, 2019, the nine Dairy Festival contestants also turn out for early-morning radio interviews on KSST’s Good Morning Show. These activities follow a busy first week which had them milking cows, going up in hot air balloons and riding in the parade on a float she helped to build! On...

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Meet Dairy Festival Contestants #1, #2 and #3
Jun11

Meet Dairy Festival Contestants #1, #2 and #3

Bottom to top: Carol Nabors, Sadie Connor and Katey Brown Following the energizing opening week of the Hopkins County Dairy Festival, the nine contestants for the 2019 crown are now ready for new challenges. They are wrapping up ticket sales, preparing for the talent presentations, working each night in rehearsals, and getting ready to appear onstage in full evening wear. During the KSST Good Morning Show on Tuesday June 11, we met...

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Hopkins County Dairy Festival Celebrates 60 Years
Jun08

Hopkins County Dairy Festival Celebrates 60 Years

Hopkins County is celebrating it’s 60th Dairy Festival Anniversary. This is a time honored tradition that brings many visitors to Sulphur Springs to celebrate and enjoy the festivities. This year’s theme is “Over the ‘Mooon’ in Dairyland”. The opening ceremony was yesterday at 12pm. Schedule of today’s events: Dairy Festival Parade at 10am Hopkins County Jr. Dairy show at 10am Bobby McDonald...

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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 is a Favorite Stop for Hot Air Balloonists!
Jun05

Dairy Festival is a Favorite Stop for Hot Air Balloonists!

Dr. David Black, Dairy Festival board member and Balloon chairman High noon, Friday June 7, 2019, downtown. Be there. Because that’s when you’ll meet the Parade Marshall, Queen’s contestants, hot air balloonists and other celebrities as the ribbon is cut and the Hopkins County Dairy Festival is officially kicked off! Almost 20 years ago, David Black and his family got involved with the then ‘newest’...

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