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Future Farmers of America (FFA)

Getting to know you; Justin Obenchain

  Justin Obenchain is a local farmer in Hawesville. He, his wife Chrystal, and his younger brother, Dylan, all work together raising alfalfa and sweet corn. He purchased his family’s farm in 2015 from his grandfather, the late Jim Obenchain, and they produced their first crop of corn in 2016. Justin is President of the…

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Gingerbread House Contest

  A Gingerbread House Contest is happening at the Hancock County Farm Museum on Decmeber 2, as a part of the Lewisport Christmas in the Park. There are two categories: one for children ages 14 & under and a Family Category for entering your family-made gingerbread houses. All entries must be submitted to the Hancock…

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Lewisport Christmas in the Park; Gingerbread House Contest

  Friday, December 2nd is the annual Christmas in the Park event in downtown Lewisport from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and there will be many local food booths, as well as a craft vendor market. There will be over 40 vendors this year along with many fun activities for the whole family. Activities There…

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Getting to know you; Jared Stephens

Jared Stephens, USDA Farm Service Agency County Executive Director (CED) for the Hancock and Daviess County FSA Office, was born and raised in Pellville.  He graduated from Hancock County High School in 2000. Jared played trumpet in HCHS Marching Band and was a member of Future Farmers of America (FFA) all four years. He was…

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