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Chamber Connection – Final Call For Stew Cooks To Get Registration Forms In For Stew Contest
Sep28

Chamber Connection – Final Call For Stew Cooks To Get Registration Forms In For Stew Contest

By Butch Burney Get Your Stew On 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. 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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Chamber Connection – September 8, 2021: One Week Left to Register as a Stew Contest Cook
Sep08

Chamber Connection – September 8, 2021: One Week Left to Register as a Stew Contest Cook

By Butch Burney The deadline is one week away for stew cooks to get their registration forms in for the 52nd Annual World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest, which will be held Saturday, Oct. 23, at Buford Park. Come by the chamber office or send us an email and we will get the registration form to you or download one off our website, hopkinschamber.org. We are expecting a big turnout for this year’s event, so be sure and get...

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Chamber Connection: Thanks To Stew Contest Sponsors
Oct28

Chamber Connection: Thanks To Stew Contest Sponsors

By Lezley Brown, CEO/President, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce This year’s Hopkins County Stew Contest certainly looked different than it ever has before; 88 cooks were spread out over 14 acres, most people got their stew via the drive-through, and the park looked a bit empty. But, there was something that was the same … people had fun! The spirit of the stew contest remained in this year marked with cancellations, and we are so...

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Hohenberger, Brantley, Juarez Receive Top Hopkins County Stew Contest Awards
Oct24

Hohenberger, Brantley, Juarez Receive Top Hopkins County Stew Contest Awards

Top honors at the 2020 Hopkins County Stew Contest went to super cooks LaWanna Hohenberger and Broc Hohenberger and Richard Brantley and Ashley Brantley. Wade Juarez captured the John Chester Campsite award. Despite COVID-19 restrictions on the gathering, cooks turned out for a fun time. Even the weather cooperated. Friday’s storm and weather front dropped temperatures to the perfect stew weather on Saturday. First place Beef...

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Stew Contest Deadline Is Aug. 28, Photography Contest Ends Aug. 31
Aug26

Stew Contest Deadline Is Aug. 28, Photography Contest Ends Aug. 31

Chamber Connection — 8/27/20 By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce The deadline is almost here for the 5th Annual Chamber of Commerce Photography Contest! Let me review the basics. Anyone of any age can enter as we have a children’s category. The picture must be newer than Jan. 1, 2018, and must have been taken in Hopkins County. The contest will be open from Aug. 1 to Aug. 31. There are seven categories...

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Stew Contest Registration Deadline Nearing
Aug12

Stew Contest Registration Deadline Nearing

Chamber Connection – Aug. 13 By Lezley Brown, CEO/President, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce It’s time for the 5th Annual Chamber of Commerce Photography Contest! Let me review the basics. Anyone of any age can enter as we have a children’s category. The picture must be newer than Jan. 1, 2018, and must have been taken in Hopkins County. The contest will be open from August 1st to August 31st. There are seven categories...

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Chamber Connection:  For Those Wondering About The 2020 Stew Contest …
Jul29

Chamber Connection: For Those Wondering About The 2020 Stew Contest …

Chamber Connection – July 30, 2020 By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce I know that you are all wondering about the 2020 Stew Contest, and whether or not it will be cancelled. The answer is … we don’t know yet, but the Chamber is doing everything in our power to plan this year’s stew in a way that will keep everyone safe. Cooks’ letters have been mailed out this week. Once we know how many cooks will be...

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Chamber Connection for July 23: Latest Stew Contest News
Jul22

Chamber Connection for July 23: Latest Stew Contest News

By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce I know that you are all wondering about the 2020 Stew Contest, and whether or not it will be cancelled. The answer is … we don’t know yet, but the Chamber is doing everything in our power to plan this year’s stew in away that will keep everyone safe. Cooks’ letters have been mailed out this week. Once we know how many cooks will be cooking in the contest, we will take...

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The 50th Anniversary of the Hopkins County World Champion Stew Contest
May21

The 50th Anniversary of the Hopkins County World Champion Stew Contest

50th Anniversary Stew Contest The 50th Anniversary of the Hopkins County World Champion Stew Contest will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2019, at Buford Park in Sulphur Springs, Texas. That Saturday will be traditional in the fact that Hopkins County Stew will be cooked in cast iron cauldrons over an open flame in the park, stew service will begin at 10:45 a.m. for the general public, and winners will be announced as soon as judging...

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Hopkins County Stew Contest 2018
Oct27

Hopkins County Stew Contest 2018

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