Friends and Neighbors

Editor's Note: At the News-Telegram, we often find ourselves with more good photographs than we have room to run in the daily newspaper.

But like a good meal that there's too much of to eat at one sitting, there's no need to throw it all away - just save it until you can get to it later.

On these page are some of our "leftovers" of pictures from events in Hopkins County from the past six weeks or so. You may spot some of your friends and neighbors, but who knows? You might see yourself too.

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's ...

Dillan Cunningham, 3, feels like "Superman" when he is on the swings at Kids Kingdom in Buford Park playing away the summer.

Staff Photo by Angela Pitts
Small fry

David Cunningham, 10, Dwade, 10, and Ryan Wilcox, 8, caught a small perch using a grasshopper and a broken cane pole that they found at the edge of the pond Saturday, June 25, at Heritage Park.

Staff Photo by Angela Pitts
Milking Queens

Hopkins County Dairy Festival Queen Pageant contestants (right to left) Alina Tatum, Candace Van Winkle and Olivia Watson won first, second and third place in the Dairy Festival Queens Milking Contest held Saturday, June11, in the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center Arena.

Staff Photo by Angela Pitts
Measuring up

Danny Evans, left, and Craig Roberts do the official measuring of the milk during the Dairy Festival Queens Milking Contest held Saturday, June 11, in the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center Arena.

Staff Photo by Angela Pitts
Independence Day Spirit

Six-year-old Tyler Strahan, left, proudly waves his American flag among the crowd as they listen to the Symphony Orchestra play Saturday evening, July 2, during the Independence Day Concert and Fireworks Show held at the downtown square.

Staff Photo by Angela Pitts
Little Dipper

Young Ben Watson, right, dips out his second place winning Little Dip division homemade ice cream to people who taste the ice cream and are thankful for a little escape from the hot summer heat at the Texas State Champion Ice Cream Freeze Off competition held June 11 during the Hopkins County Dairy Festival.

Staff Photo by Angela Pitts
Different Styles

Painting was one of the many fun activities available during the Folk Festival held Saturday, May 14, at Heritage Park. Celt Ward, 4, paints a picture of a horse with his dad Scott, while his 2-year-old sister Evyr, left, paints in her own special media -- mustard and ketchup.

Staff Photo by Angela Pitts
Waiting for a hit

11-year-old Gunter Burns patiently waits for a bite Saturday morning, June 4, during the annual "Kids All American Fishing Derby" an event hosted statewide by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and held at the Cooper Lake State Park South Sulphur Unit.

Staff Photo by Angela Pitts
Painted faces

Six-year-old Atlas Mitchell gets his face painted Tuesday, June 7, by Heather Ward, owner of The Art Place, which opened May 24.

Staff Photo by Angela Pitts
Hangin' around

Three-year-old Michael Wren, right, looks up to his big brother Dustin Wren, 6, who hangs around with him to kick off the first day of June at Kids Kingdom in Buford Park.

Staff Photo by Angela Pitts

7-year-old Jeremy Trock reals in another fish as his dad Joe keeps counts of the 23 fish caught by them within an hour and a half Saturday morning at Coleman Lake.

Staff Photo by Angela Pitts

7-year-old Jeremy Trock reals in another fish as his dad Joe keeps counts of the 23 fish caught by them within an hour and a half Saturday morning at Coleman Lake.

Staff Photo by Angela Pitts
Independence Day Spirit

Five-year-old Cameron Zahn waves not one but two American flags to show his patriotism Saturday evening, July 2, during the Independence Day Concert and Fireworks Show at the downtown square.

Staff Photo by Angela Pitts
Splash day

Youngsters from several day care centers were ecstatic to be the first to splash around in the city's new Splash Park playground at Pacific Park on Friday, May 27.

Staff Photo by Angela Pitts
Candy man

Little Eli Sellers takes a ride on a float down Connally Street with a handful of candy ready to throw Saturday morning, June 11, during the 2005 Hopkins County Dairy Festival Parade.

Staff Photo by Angela Pitts
Hay ride

Kids and adults take a fun hay ride throughout the Folk Festival on Saturday, May 14, at Heritage park.

Staff Photo by Angela Pitts

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