- October 08, 2013
Lincoln County youth competed in the Lincoln County Farm Bureau Outstanding Youth & Variety Contests on September 30, 2013 at the Stanford Baptist Church.
In the Outstanding Youth Contest, youth competed in personal interviews and a two-minute speech on stage. The female winner was Makayla Campbell, daughter of David and Jennifer Campbell, runner-up was Charley Singleton, daughter of Corky Goode. The male winner was Isaac Renner, son of Tracey and Robyn Renner, runner-up was Israel Mullins, son of Marvin and Melissa Mullins.
Other participants in the Outstanding Youth Contest was: Faith Kirkpatrick, daughter Melvin and Barbara Foley.
The Variety Contest winner was Shelby Morgan, daughter of Shane and Tina Morgan.
The winners of the Outstanding Youth & Variety Contests will compete in district competition October 7, 2013 at Rockcastle County High School.
- July 24, 2013
Lincoln County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting and Picnic
August 2, 2013 at 7:00 pm
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- March 06, 2013
On January 25 and 26, we traveled to Louisville to the 2013 Winter Outing for the Kentucky Farm Bureau Young Farmer’s Leadership Conference. The weather was certainly not in our favor! We convened at the Marriott downtown this year and had a wonderful conference. While we did get off to a slow start with attendees having to take their time on the roads, we had great attendance!
This year for our service project, we gave to a local mission, the Wayside Christian Mission, in Louisville. They take care of homeless people, formerly homeless and indigent people and help them get back on their feet. It was certainly a worthy project.
There were many useful breakout groups to attend at this year’s conference. There were workshops on Identity Theft, Grain and Cattle Markets, Farm Safety, Social Media (and using it effectively), KSP: Commercial Vehicle Enforcement and others. There was even a class to keep the kids entertained and safe while the parents were busy elsewhere. In the evenings, we had a chance to attend the Louisville Science Center, ice skating and monster trucks! There was something for everyone!
- March 06, 2013
What a trip we had to Phoenix, Arizona! We made the trek, Feb. 7-12.
We enjoyed beautiful accommodations at the Marriott in Phoenix. We had many sessions available on a wide range of topics. There were sessions on growing the family farm, biotechnology on the farm, inspiring your workers to work hard for you and Advocacy and Agricultural Literacy. We also heard from Michael Abrashoff, a former Navy Commander and Leadership Expert. He gave a keynote address and was a wonderful speaker and had an outstanding story to tell. In the end, we all came away with some very useful information and a chance to catch up with friends from across the United States. We also appreciate the opportunity to meet some new people with new ideas!
- March 06, 2013
Lincoln County Spelling Bee was held on February 13th, and sponsored by the Lincoln County Farm Bureau Insurance Agencies & Federation. There was representation from nine schools from around the county and the winner was James Durham representing the Lincoln County Middle School. Participants in this year’s Spelling Bee were: (below) Alexis Rodriguez, Waynesburg Elementary, Weston Baker, Stanford Elementary, Jeremiah McFarland, Lloyd McGuffey Sixth Grade Center, Devin Adkins, Colwell Home School, James Durham - Lincoln County Middle School, Erika Owens, McKinney Elementary, Lydia Rice, Highland Elementary, Ocean Irvin, Hustonville Elementary, and Kaylee Murphy, Crab Orchard Elementary.
Each Participant received $20.00 for participating and the winner received $50.00 and will be going on to the Derby Spelling Bee which is held on March 19th 2013.
Ms. Thelma Blair representing the Lincoln County Farm Bureau Federation was there to present the awards to the individuals. We are we thankful for the sponsorship of Mr. Andrew Kaiser and Sonja Bratcher representing the Lincoln County Farm Bureau Insurance Agencies and the Lincoln County Farm Bureau Federation.
Thelma Blair, Lincoln County Farm Bureau, and the winner, James Durham from LCMS.
- March 06, 2013
Judge Jim Adams met with the Lincoln County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee on February 14 to declare the week of February 17-23 Food Check Out Week in Lincoln County. On February 21, 2013, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Lincoln County Farm Bureau women’s committee gave out brochures about healthy foods at Save A Lot in Stanford. They also gave a list of foods to customers. If they bought 3 items from the list they were given a jar of peanut butter. Peanut butter that was not given out was donated to Fort Logan Ministries.
- February 21, 2012
|Lincoln County Spelling Bee was held on February 21, 2012 and sponsored by the Lincoln County Farm Bureau Insurance Agencies and Federation. There was representation from nine schools from around the county and the winner was from the Stanford Elementary School. The following students are listed from left to right (front row): Emily Lynn, (McKinney), Aaron Charland (Hustonville, 1st runner-up), Jaiden Hoover, (Highland), Bianca Long (Waynesburg), Alex Taylor, (Crab Orchard), Seth Gilliam, (McGuffey 6th Grade Center), Tyler Bastin., (Stanford, Winner), Elias Raymundo (Lincoln County Middle School). Each participant received $25.00 for participating and the winner received $50.00 and will be going on to the Derby Spelling Bee which is held on March 10, 2012. Mr. David Campbell, representing the Lincoln County Farm Bureau Federation was there to present the awards to the individuals. We are thankful for the sponsorship of Andrew Kaiser and Sonja Bratcher representing the Lincoln County Farm Bureau Insurance Agencies and the Lincoln County Farm Bureau Federation.|
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