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New Report Helps Agricultural Producers Navigate Federal Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

May 28, 2020 - On May 19, 2020, USDA released details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). CFAP’s $19 billion package contains two primary components. First, USDA will partner with regional and local distributers to purchase $3 billion in fresh produce, dairy and meat and provide those commodities to those in need. The bulk of the program is designed to provide $16 billion in direct support to farmers and ranchers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

This Memorial Day do not Become a Memory! Drunk Driving Increases over the Long Holiday Weekend

May 21, 2020 - The University of Southern California (USC) is reporting that alcohol sales have surged since the COVID-19 pandemic began, raising concerns among USC experts and others that the bottoms-up binge could come with a social cost. As family and friends break free from shelter in place orders and begin to plan their Memorial Day celebration, we encourage you to plan while you can and designate a sober ride. Impairment begins with the first drink. Texas law enforcement officers will be out in force during the Memorial Day weekend looking for impaired drivers.

2020 Shelby County Livestock Show Results

March 6, 2020 - The 2020 Shelby County Livestock Show was held Thursday, March 5, 2020 at the Shelby County Expo Center with 4-H and FFA students from all over Shelby County competing.

The sale will be held Saturday, March 7th, at the John Dean Windham Civic Center. The Bar-B-Que for the buyer’s and exhibitors will start at 6pm followed by the auction at 7pm at the Windham Civic Center.

The Livestock Show results are as follows:

Market Animals

Step Up, Scale Down, Become the Biggest Loser of Weight in Shelby County (Deadline Extended)

January 23, 2020 - It is almost Summer and time to get your body beach ready!!! Become the biggest loser in Shelby County — of weight, that is. There will a CASH prize for the top winner. Prizes will be awarded to the most successful competitors in the county’s weight loss and physical fitness program.

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