HALE COUNTY STUDENT STUDYING AGRICULTURE RECEIVES COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP
Auburn University student and scholarship recipient Merri Beth Day of Akron was recognized during the Alabama Farmers Federation 2016 Scholarship Recipients Luncheon Aug. 27 at the Ham Wilson Arena in Auburn. Day graduated from Southern Academy and studies agricultural business and economics.The $1,750 scholarship was funded by the Hale County Farmers Federation and the Federation’s Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation. From left are Federation President Jimmy Parnell and Day.
DRURY NAMED 2016 CATFISH FARMER OF THE YEAR
Bubba Drury, center, of Hale County is the 2016 Catfish Farmer of the Year for Alabama. He is pictured with his son, Wallace, and wife, Anne Burt. Wallace is also the Alabama Farmers Federation's Area 6 Organization director.
Hale County's Kyser Family Farms was among four finalists for Alabama's Farm of Distinction.