2023 Butler County Farm Bureau Meeting
Tuesday night, September 12, was the annual Butler County Farm Bureau Annual Membership Meeting commemorating 85 years of serving Butler County Agriculture. After President Gregory Drake II's welcome, Vice President Woody Moore gave the invocation, and the crowd enjoyed a meal courtesy of Green River Caterers.
Guests introduced by President Gregory Drake II included: District Director of Ky Farm Bureau Larry Thomas, First Vice President of Kentucky Farm Bureau Eddie Melton, District Director Kentucky Farm Bureau Ray Allen Mackey, Area Farm Bureau Program Director Stacy Sipes, Suzanne Miles-Brett Guthrie aide, Gilbert Mitchell-Senator Mitch McConnell's aide, Russell Givens- Morgantown City Council, Magistrate Dillon Bryant, and Judge-Executive Tim Flener.
Russell Givens presented Outstanding Young Farm Family to Van and Ashley Daughtery.
Betty Farris presented the Distinguished Service to Butler County Farm Bureau award to Rita Drake.
Patrick Daugherty presented the Distinguished Service to Butler County Agriculture award to Jack Janes for 23 years with H & R Agripower.
Gregory Drake presented the 2023 Legacy Farm Award to Taylor and Taylor Farms.