By Lezley Brown
The deadline for entry into the World Champion Hopkins County Stew Contest is Friday, October 4 at 5:00 pm. All cooks signed up for the 50th Annual Stew Cook-off will need to pick up their stew goody bags on Tuesday, October 15 from 8:00 am to 6:30 pm at the Chamber of Commerce (110 Main Street). Cooks will receive their grocery reimbursement from the Chamber, their goody bags, and a list of rules and regulations for the Stew Cook-off. First- time cooks will have a brief orientation meeting at the Chamber at 6:00 pm that day as well. Please make plans to be there! T-shirts will be available for purchase that night. Call the Chamber for additional information at (903) 885-6515.