Thousands expected at annual Stew Contest


Residents celebrate county roots

The Rock Creek Health & Rehab stew cooking team dressed in period costumes and decorated their stew site in Buford Park at the 2018 Hopkins County Stew Contest. Archive
History | Hopkins County Hungry Hopkins County residents can look forward to converging by the thousands at the Hopkins County Stew Festival this Saturday, Oct. 26 at 10:45 a.m. in Buford Park. The event, which dates back to the mid- to late 1800s, celebrates the rich homecoming tradition of pioneer settlers of the area who would gather to cook over open wood fires, according to the Hopkins…

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