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HCFB holds annual meeting, presents awards

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Harlan County Farm Bureau President Don Miniard, right, presented Woody Hartlove, president and manager of the Harlan County Farmers Market, with the award of HCFB Farmer of the Year.

Harlan County Farm Bureau President Don Miniard, right, presented Dr. Jim Corum with the HCFB Distinguished Service to Agriculture award during their annual meeting.

Board members of the Harlan County Farm Bureau recently held their annual meeting and award presentation at their Harlan office. Seen are members of the HCFB, from left: Nobe Baker, Nola Sizemore, Vice-President Paul Caldwell, President Don Miniard, Dustin Miniard, Ineda Howard, Bill Middleton and Secretary Nathan Boggs. President Don Miniard noted thus far in 2017 approximately $10,000 in scholarships have been awarded to students in Harlan County. The board also approved four resolutions benefiting Harlan County residents and eastern Kentucky. They also approved a donation to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.