Harlan County Farm Bureau Recognizes Marcus Creech, Joseph Dempsey, and Raymond Cox During Its 2019 Annual Meeting

 

During its 2019 Annual Meeting, Harlan County Farm Bureau President Don Miniard recognized Marcus Creech, Joseph Dempsey, and Raymond Cox.

 

Marcus Creech, owner and manager of the Apple Tree in Cumberland, received the 2019 Harlan County Farm Bureau Young Farmer of the Year Award.  Presenting the award is Harlan County Farm Bureau President Don Miniard.

 

Harlan County High School Ag teacher Joseph Dempsey received the 2019 Harlan County Farm Bureau Farmer of the Year Award.  Presenting the award is Harlan County Farm Bureau President Don Miniard.

 

4H Agent Raymond Cox received the 2019 Harlan County Farm Bureau Communication Award.  Presenting the award is Harlan County Farm Bureau President Don Miniard.

 

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