The big day is finally here!! The 50th annual Hopkins County Stew Contest will be held at Buford Park on Saturday, Oct. 26. Stew service will begin at 10:45 a.m., and quart sales begin at 11:30 a.m. Stew tickets are already on sale at all local banks and at the Chamber of Commerce. Tickets are All-You-Can-Eat Stew for $6 each. T-shirts will also be available for $15 each.
I have some more very exciting news! The Chamber of Commerce is currently selling our 2019 Hopkins County Christmas ornament. This ornament is the second of our series and features our beautiful Buford Park, the 50th anniversary Stew Contest, and beautiful oak trees under a starry sky. It is dated with the year, made with 24-karat gold, shatterproof and very limited in number. They are quite beautiful and the perfect addition to a rare collection. They are $40 each. If you would like to purchase one, call the Chamber at 903-885-6515 or come by soon.
MAIN STREET THEATER PRESENTS THE NEVERENDING STORY
The Main Street Theater Community Players presents The NeverEnding Story. This weekend’s performances will be Oct. 25 and 26 at 7 p.m. with a matinée performance on the 27th at 2 p.m. Online reservations can be made at ww.com munityplayersinc.com or by calling 903-885-0107. Main Street Theater is at 225 Main St. in Sulphur Springs.
MISS BEHAVIN TO HOST RIBBON CUTTING
Miss Behavin has officially opened their second location and will host a ribbon cutting celebration on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at noon. They are at 118 Main ST. in Sulphur Springs. Stop by to shop and wish them congratulations on this second location.
THE BARN OF EMORY
The Barn of Emory, 550 County Road 3325 in Emory, will host their ribbon cutting on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. In addition to the ribbon cutting, the Don Woods Jr. Band will host a free concert at the venue at 7 p.m. Please make plans to attend this fun event and explore this new venue.
EDC, ATCOG ANNOUNCE TRANSPORTATION SUMMIT
The Sulphur Springs Hopkins County EDC and the Ark-Tex Council of Governments announce the fourth annual Northeast Texas Rural Transportation Summit on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at the Sulphur Springs in Sulphur Springs. For additional information, call Roger Feagley at the EDC, 903-439-0101.