Volume 52, Number 13

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, March 26, 2015

Pickett SCD Annual Awards held

Submitted by:
Pickett County SCD
The Pickett County Soil Conservation District held its Bi-Annual Awards Program on Nov. 9, at Williams Chapel Church.
With over 70 in attendance including: Kevin Brown, State Conservationist NRCS; Jenny Adkins, Area Conservationist NRCS; Kathy Daugherty, Hull-York Lakeland RC&D Coordinator; Mark Hudson, Tennessee Department of Agriculture; Johnie Neal, Pickett County Executive; Chris Thompson, Byrdstown City Mayor. The Pickett County SCD feels strongly that landowners and individuals need to be recognized for their outstanding efforts in promoting and implementing conservation. Doug Tompkins, Chairman of Pickett County SCD stated, "We have an obligation to protect our natural resources, and the Pickett SCD is proud of the success we have achieved." Following an excellent meal provided by Peoples Bank and Trust: a program was given to explain the programs that are offered through the Pickett SCD and Natural Resource Conservation Service, followed by the awards presentation.
The SCD is excited to recognize individuals for doing a great job and want to thank everyone who attended. The Pickett County SCD members are Doug Tompkins, Everett Reagan, Kenny West, Larry Storie, and Joe Russell. If you have any questions about the different programs that we offer feel free to come by the office Monday-Friday or give us a call at 931-864-3849.
The Pickett County SCD would also like to thank the following businesses for their contribution to our banquet: People's Bank and Trust, Ma and Pa's Florist, Overton-Pickett Co-op, Dale Hollow Shell, Court Square Market Place, Farmhouse Restaurant, Rich's Market and Pryor's Auto Spot.

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