Area residents earn
Several Northeast Alabama residents earned honors presenting livestock at the Alabama National Fair last week in Montgomery.
Madelyne Tallent of Hokes Bluff exhibited the Grand Champion Alabama Bred and Owned Market Lamb and the Grand Champion Southdown Ewe. She placed first in the Junior Showmanship competition in the Youth Sheep Show and third in the Premier Exhibitor contest for the Youth Swine Show Intermediate and Junior Divisions, and the Junior Premier Exhibitor in the Youth Sheep Show.
Jacob Beasley of Etowah County was the reserve champion in the Premier Exhibitor contest for the Youth Swine Show Intermediate Division
Emma Faulkner of Altoona was second in the Junior Showmanship competition in the Youth Sheep Show.
Mackenzie Smith and Mason Smith, both of Guntersville, placed second and fifth, respectively, in the Premier Exhibitor competition in the Youth Sheep Show.
Seven Marshall County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program volunteers received the President’s Volunteer Service Awards at the program’s annual recognition brunch.
Nancy Bowers, Mickie Carter, Rosemarie Moore and Carolyn Wakefield received the President’s Lifetime Volunteer Service Award by giving 4,000 hours or more of volunteer service over their lifetimes. These hours had to be verified by timesheets that RSVP has been keeping for the past 19 years.
Recognized with the President’s Gold Service Award for giving 500 hours or more of volunteer service over the last year Eddie Martin, Ricki Martin and Charles Ellis Mayton.