Senior Center annual Ice Cream Freeze-off mixes cool flavors

  • A pleasantly surprised Shirley Brock (right) expresses her thanks to the crowd at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center Thursday afternoon at the Ice Cream Freeze-off. Brock was chosen as the first-place winner for her caramel crunch homemade ice cream. Charlotte Baxter (center) of Carriage House Manor and Linda Mobley of At Home Healthcare presented her with a framed certificate and $25 gift card to Brookshire’s.
    A pleasantly surprised Shirley Brock (right) expresses her thanks to the crowd at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center Thursday afternoon at the Ice Cream Freeze-off. Brock was chosen as the first-place winner for her caramel crunch homemade ice cream. Charlotte Baxter (center) of Carriage House Manor and Linda Mobley of At Home Healthcare presented her with a framed certificate and $25 gift card to Brookshire’s.
  • 2018 Ms. Hopkins County Senior Mary Ivey enjoys a bowl full of homemade ice cream at the Senior Ice Cream Freeze-off Thursday afternoon at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center.
    2018 Ms. Hopkins County Senior Mary Ivey enjoys a bowl full of homemade ice cream at the Senior Ice Cream Freeze-off Thursday afternoon at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center.
  • Hillis Bass makes notes about her favorite flavors before tossing her chips in to vote at the Ice Cream Freeze-off.
    Hillis Bass makes notes about her favorite flavors before tossing her chips in to vote at the Ice Cream Freeze-off.
  • Ty Smith with True Hearts and Hands Hospice scoops up his chocolate covered strawberry ice cream for Jerry Gregg at Thursday’s Ice Cream Freeze-off.
    Ty Smith with True Hearts and Hands Hospice scoops up his chocolate covered strawberry ice cream for Jerry Gregg at Thursday’s Ice Cream Freeze-off.
  • With a giant bowl of homemade bubble gum ice cream, Britney Brantly of Hearts and Hands Home Care gets ready to serve another scoopful.
    With a giant bowl of homemade bubble gum ice cream, Britney Brantly of Hearts and Hands Home Care gets ready to serve another scoopful.
  • Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center Executive Director Karon Weatherman (right) addresses a packed Senior Center just before the official kick-off of the Ice Cream Freeze-off Thursday afternoon. To her left are Teresa Mathews (center) of 1st Choice Home Health and Mary Ann Stevens of Rock Creek Health and Rehab.
    Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center Executive Director Karon Weatherman (right) addresses a packed Senior Center just before the official kick-off of the Ice Cream Freeze-off Thursday afternoon. To her left are Teresa Mathews (center) of 1st Choice Home Health and Mary Ann Stevens of Rock Creek Health and Rehab.
  • Michael Foster readies to taste a scoop of snicker-doodle ice cream from Angela Price of the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office. Price earned an honorable mention. Staff photos by Jillian Smith
    Michael Foster readies to taste a scoop of snicker-doodle ice cream from Angela Price of the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office. Price earned an honorable mention. Staff photos by Jillian Smith
| Community Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center hosted its annual Ice Cream Freeze-off Thursday afternoon with plenty of cool flavors for chilling out on a sweltering summer day. With 18 flavors from which to choose, the Center was packed with young and old looking to cast votes for their favorites. “We had a great time at the Senior Citizens Center…at the annual Ice Cream Freeze-off,”…

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