Dairy Festival queen contestants Avery Faulks (foreground) and Sarah Rost see how much milk they can get from their cows in the milking contest Saturday. For more photos of the weekend DF activities, visit https://www.facebook.com/myssnewscom
Billy Jack Allen’s banana nut ice cream scooped the competition this year, winning top honors at Saturday’s Texas State Champion Ice Cream Freeze-Off which featured more than 60 entries. Allen went home with the $100 super scoop prize and an ice cream freezer.
An 86-year-old Sulphur Bluff woman was killed Saturday afternoon in a two-vehicle collision on State Highway 19 south at Mahoney Road, just north of Sulphur Springs. At least two others were transported to the hospital for non life-threatening injuries.
Registration for the Hopkins County Fall Festival Cover Girl Contest is under way, but the deadline looms. Hopkins County ladies who will be entering their junior year of high school in August who would like to sign up will need to do so by noon on Friday, June 27.