Chamber to honor farmers at annual fish fry


Jefferson County’s agribusinesses and farmers will be honored during the Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 60th annual Farmers Appreciation Fish Fry.

The county’s Farm Family of the Year — the David Edwards Family — will be the honored guests.

The event will be held from Nov. 1 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Hestand Stadium. Gates to the arena will open at 5 p.m. and catfish dinners catered by King Kat will be served from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

More than 60 Chamber volunteers are expected to serve over more than 800 dinners. Carry-out meals will be available or ticket holders can dine at the stadium.

Richard Metcalf of PBNB is the fish fry chairman. Team captains are Joel Cheatham,

Simmons First National Bank; Roy Ferrell, Simmons First National Bank; LuAnn Hensley,

Central Moloney Inc.; Teresa McMillan, Planters Cotton Oil Mill, Inc.; and

Rick Pierce, Simmons First.

Tickets for the dinner are $15 per person and may be purchased at The Chamber at 510 Main Street or at the gate Nov. 1. Details: Call 535-0110.