Cattlemen’s supper shelved for this year

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The Person County Cattlemen’s Steak Supper that was scheduled for April 3, has been canceled. With the current circumstances and restrictions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, and out of an abundance of caution for everyone involved, the decision was made to cancel the event.

If you have purchased tickets, contact the person you purchased the ticket from for a refund.

Springtime can bring severe weather

As springtime in North Carolina brings warmer weather, severe weather becomes more likely. It is important to be prepared for the severe weather season. It is important to know your risks and to keep updated on local weather forecasts and severe weather predictions. The National Weather Service, local media, and numerous mobile apps all provide good sources of weather information.

It is important to understand the differences between severe weather watches and warnings. A watch means that conditions are favorable for the development of severe weather. Whenever a watch

is issued, you should pay close attention to the weather and monitor local media for possible warnings or other information. Be prepared to take immediate action to protect yourself and your family if severe weather approaches.

A warning means that severe weather is imminent and you need to take immediate action to protect yourself and your family. Take shelter immediately and continuously monitor weather.

Scholarships available

The application forms for the Person County Cattlemen’s Association Endowment for the Rocky Carver Memorial Scholarship are available. The scholarship is designed to assist students who are attending any institution of higher learning. Preference is given to students who are family members of a Person County Cattlemen’s Association member and/or planning on entering into an agricultural related field. We encourage any senior to apply. Contact the Extension Office at 336-599-1195 for further information or to have an application mailed to you.

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