TYLER, Texas (AP) — Emi Applequist had blue lips, blue fingers and seeds on her chin as she doggedly toddled among the blueberry bushes in search of the low-hanging fat, ripe fruit.
The company that oversaw recent renovations and additions at Sulphur Springs High School and Early Childhood Learning Center, was awarded the bid Monday night by Sulphur Springs school trustees to serve as construction manager at risk for a $48.4 million bond project.
In celebration of 50 years of Dairy Festival Queens and the dairy community they represent, the Hopkins County Dairy Festival Board of Directors presents “Cooking With A Queen,” a collection of recipes from queens 1959 to 2009.
Nearly three dozen participants, representing all six model classes, took part in Saturday’s 5th Annual Dairy Festival Corvette Show & Shine, from which Paul Pruett went home with the grand prize drawing for $250 and Gerry and Linda Boren of Rockwall took home a $100 cash prize for their 1960 convertible, which won the Mayor’s Choice Award.
Hot weather and cold ice cream were a cool combination Saturday during the 2009 Texas State Champion Homemade Ice Cream Freeze Off on the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center grounds, where local Carlie Penson scooped the competition with her Almond Praline-flavored super scoop entry.