SFCFB annual meetingSt. Francis County Farm Bureau held its annual meeting Thursday in the Fine Arts Center at East Arkansas Community College. The event included the election of the board of directors and selection of voting delegates for the state convention, along with presentations from Miss St. Francis County Rice, officials with M*A*S*H Camp and the attendees to the 2015 Teen Challenge. Agency manager Ron Killingsworth, who is retiring, was honored for 27 years of service. Killingsworth is pictured with incoming agency manager Megan O'Neal, the second female agency manager named in the history of Arkansas Farm Bureau. Photo by Kendall Owens.
O’Neal to manage SFC Farm Bureau - The St. Francis County Farm Bureau held its annual meeting Thursday, bidding farewell to agency manager Ron Killingsworth while welcoming new manager Megan O'Neal.
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