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Variety Show, Concert Among 25th Anniversary Events At Cooper Lake SP This Weekend

Steve Killian, superintendent of Cooper Lake State Park, says the park observes its 25th anniversary this weekend (Oct. 15-16). A 10 a.m. Friday ceremony at the Doctor's Creek unit starts the event. The Sulphur Springs Community Players will perform a variety show at 7 p.m. Friday night at the Honey Creek Amphitheater, and the Reilly Springs Jamboree will give a concert at 7:30 Saturday night at the Gulls Bluff Boat Ramp, both in the South Sulphur Unit. Admission to the park is free Friday and Saturday.

John Mark Dempsey is the host of the public interest program The Blacklands Café from KETR News. Dempsey is also the play-by-play announcer for Commerce Tigers Football on 88.9 FM and on ketr.org.