2015 Soil Stewardship and Awards Banquet

 

The annual Harlan County Conservation District’s Soil Stewardship and Awards Banquet was held April 28, 2015 at the Ackley Lodge Dining Hall at Camp Blanton in Harlan County Kentucky. Awards were presented to the winners of the 2015 Harlan County Conservation District’s Jim Claypool writing and art contest. Don Miniard, president of Harlan County Farm Bureau, helped give the checks and awards to the winners and runners up.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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