Hosts Meeting, Monday Night
by: Bobby McDonald
The Northeast Texas Livestock Association met on Monday night, to make some of the last effort plans for the upcoming show, on February 23-25th. "We've only got one more meeting before the Market Show," reminded Kevin Gibson, President of the NETLA Organization, on Monday Night. "We've got to 'wrap-up' our discussions and get the final plans in place!"
Gibson received reports from each of the superintendents of the various species and it was reported that all judges were confirmed and ready to arrive for their various shows.
Concession stand plans were finalized and the Buyer's Luncheon has been planned for Tuesday, February 21st, at First Baptist Church, and will once again be sponsored by the Hopkins-Rains County Farm Bureau. "We want to thank the Hopkins-Rains County Farm Bureau for once again sponsoring our Buyer's Luncheon, this year," advised Gibson.
Schedules for this year's show include:
Thursday, February 23rd
5:00 p.m. Lamb Show
Goat Show Immediately Following
Friday, February 24th
9:00 a.m. Market Poultry Show
1:00 p.m. Market Swine Show
3:00 p.m. Beef Heifer Show
6:00 p.m. Market Steer Show
Saturday, February 25th
12:00 p.m. Ag Workers-Buyers Stew
2:00 p.m. Sale of Champions
Make your plans to come out and support the youth of Hopkins County, as they show and exhibit their market animal projects!