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Sulphur Bluff FFA members busy working, volunteering

Sulphur Bluff FFA membersMembers of the Sulphur Bluff FFA have been busy this year volunteering at events and preparing for competitions.The FFA Chapter officers attended a retreat in July and a leadership camp in October.

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Beta Club prepares to travel to National Convention

Sulphur Bluff Beta Club membersAll 22 members of the Sulphur Bluff Beta Club participated in a Character Skit that won third place at the State Convention earlier this year. The group earned the right to compete at the National Convention in June in Richmond, Va.

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Cold branding

Tina McCord holds a branding iron to the front shoulder of ItchyTina McCord holds a branding iron to the front shoulder of Itchy, a 14 year old Appaloosa belonging to Katrina and Ronnie Easterling. To cold brand, a spot on the horse is shaved, the area is rubbed with oil, then with rubbing alcohol, and the brand is applied for 15-20 seconds. When the hair grows back, it will come in either in light or dark, opposite of the horse’s coloring.

Card trick

Marco Alcaraz, center, performed a card trick with the help of Adrian Hatcher, left, and Keewee Fountain, right, for the amusement of Tironda Evans, back.Marco Alcaraz, center, performed a card trick with the help of Adrian Hatcher, left, and Keewee Fountain, right, for the amusement of Tironda Evans, back.

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Saltillo FFA members compete at events

Saltillo FFA membersSaltillo FFA members have participated in competitions and meetings during the fall and will be involved in several other events in the coming months. Earlier this year, the group attended the District Leadership Camp,

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Saltillo Beta Club’s banner earns first place in State

Saltillo Beta Club membersThe National Beta Club motto is “Making History with Beta.” The Saltillo Beta Club has been busy doing just that. The Saltillo Club’s banner depicting that theme garnered first place at the State Beta Convention in Dallas January 10-11.

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Mount Vernon FCCLA increases members

Mount Vernon Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, FCCLAThe Mount Vernon Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, FCCLA, conducted a successful membership drive in September and registered 49 members.

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Sulphur Bluff FCCLA faces a world of opportunities

Sulphur Bluff FCCLA  membersSulphur Bluff FCCLA chapter officers and members have been involved in local, state and global activities. Officers planned the chapter’s program of work for 2013-14 and chose the theme for the year,

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Chanber Banquet ticket deadline Friday

Franklin County Chamber of Commerce members and other supporters are urged to purchase tickets for the annual chamber banquet no later than Friday, February 21.

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