Congratulations Wendell and Nan Gibbs of Gibbs Farms in Cleburne County, Alabama's finalist for the 2016 Swisher Sweets / Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year. Arkansas farmer David Wildy was named the overall winner at a luncheon today in Moultrie, Ga.
COUNTY FEDERATION HOLDS MEMBERSHIP DRIVE DURING CLEBURNE COUNTY FAIR
The Cleburne County Farmers Federation set up a membership registration tent during the Cleburne County Fair Aug. 12-13. Fair goers could also register to win a car seat and a booster seat, courtesy of the county Federation. Winners were Kati Daniel Heflin and Brittany Daniel, both of Ranburne.
GIBBS FARMS RECOGNIZED DURING COUNTY ANNUAL MEETING.
The Cleburne County Farmers Federation held its Annual Meeting Aug. 9. State Sen. Gerald Dial, R-Lineville, and State Rep. Bob Fincher, R-Rocky Branch, presented Wendell and Nan Gibbs with a resolution plaque for being named Alabama's 2016 Farm of Distinction. Secretary of State John Merrill was event's guest speaker.
From left are county President Jimmy Jimmerson, Dial, Wendell and Nan Gibbs, Fincher and Merrill.
CLEBURNE COUTY HOSTS COOK-OFF
At the Cleburne County Farmers Federation board of directors meeting June 14, winners of the Women's Leadership Committee's cooking contest were recognized.
From left are Jane Harris, first place; Willie Mae Harris, second place; and Anna Lou Harris third place. The cooking category was sweet bread. Harris won with her Citrus Pull-Apart Bread.
CLEBURNE COUNTY FARM-CITY CONTEST WINNERS RECOGNIZED
The Cleburne County Farmers Federation President Jimmy Jimmerson and Alfa Insurance representive Sandy Sanders congratulated county Farm-City poster and essay contest winners with visits to their schools on Dec. 10. Clockwise from top left: 1. From left are Jimmerson, poster contest winner and third-grader Maggie Thomspon of Cleburn County Elementary School, teacher Jeromy Owen and Sanders. 2. From left are Jimmerson, poster contest winner and fourth-grader Nolen Wright of Clebrune County Elementary School, teacher Amber Cunningham and Sanders. 3. From left are Jimmerson, essay contest winner Bradley Barker of Cleburne County High School, teacher Mike Penny, principal Valerie Bain and Sanders. 4. From left are Jimmerson, poster contest winner and sixth-grader Jayci Boozer, teacher Amy Farr and Sanders. 5. From left are Jimmerson, multimedia winner Raylee Roland of Cleburne County Career Technical School, teacher Chrissy Burk, multimedia winner Travis Bell and Sanders. 6. From left are Jimmerson, essay contest winner Hudson Miller of Cleburne County Middle School, teacher Jayme Casey and Sanders.