Volume 52, Number 51

fourteen pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, December 18, 2014

Pickett County Schools Getting New Agriculture Learning Center

Tennessee Commissioner of Agriculture Kenneth Givens
visited Pickett County Schools on July 19. During his visit he
announced that Pickett County Schools had been awarded a
grant for $150,000 to build an Agriculture Learning Center.
Representative Les Winningham, who played a vital part
in receiving this award could not be present at the meeting
because of prior obligations. Pickett County Executive
Stephen Bilbrey was present at the meeting to show his support
of the project.
The building will not only be used by our school, but will
also be accessible to our community. "Plans are underway
and we hope to start taking bids on the building very soon,ā€¯
said Director of Schools Diane Elder.
Elder said she would like to thank the following people for
their support to help get this grant: Commissioner Ken
Givens, Representative Les Winningham, Pickett County
Board Members: Jerry Mitchell, Terrell Garner, John Reagan,
Jimmy Storie and Pickett County Executive Stephen Bilbrey.

TOP STORIES

New Civil War Trails marker at Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park - Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park receives Tennessee Civil War Trails marker.Park Manager David Del... Keep Reading

Keisling installed as Tennessee’s Professional Insurance Agent President - The Professional Insurance Agents of Tennessee (PIA) held their annual convention in Nashville Augus... Keep Reading

Eligible producers are encouraged to apply for assistance by January 16, 2015 - For agricultural land and non-industrial private forestland producers interested in applying for far... Keep Reading