Austin County Livestock Association honors local students

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Three outstanding Austin County students each received $1,000 scholarships from the Austin County Livestock Association at the annual association meeting on June 7 at the Cat Spring Agricultural Society Hall.

Receiving the scholarships were Molly Dittert, Savanah Kovar and Conner Neumann.

A program was presented by Randy Stavinoha with the Department of Public Safety, who presented a program on state and federal regulations for farm trucks and trailers. Prior to the program, Megan Clayton of the Texas Agricultural Extension Service provided a presentation for two hours of continuing education credit.

Four directors who were re-elected were: Byron Balke, Louis Devin, Billy Jackson and Allen Schubert, A meal of barbecue beef and pork with all the trimmings was served prior to the meeting.

Persons who were unable to attend the annual meeting may send dues of $20 per member to treasurer Byron Balke, P.O. Box 1, Bleiblerville, Texas 78931. Officers of the Austin County Livestock Association are president – Glenn Brandt; vice president - Herbert Schumann; secretary – Randall Tipp; and treasurer – Byron Balke.

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