To all the 4-H Club members of this area our sincere thanks and congratulations ... OUTSTANDING CLUB-Bob Westbrook of Ark-Mo Power presents the County Champion Club award to Libby Pierce, president, and other members of the Happy 4-H Club of Leachville. It takes more than luck to become a good citizen. Throughout the nation 4-H Club members feel that a healthy mind and spirit centered on an idea and backed with hard work .will lead to success. Hence the 4-H: Head, Heart, Hands and Health, the principles used as the yardstick each year by farm youths throughout the nation. Each year thousands of youngsters use these guides to help others and to develop into good citizens. Achievements of 4-H Club youth in Mississippi County do not go unrecognized because the county Farm Bureau each year sponsors an award banquet in their honor. Others, too, usually join in paying tribute to outstanding 4-H'ers as shown in these pictures of the 1966 4-H banquet. Special guests, other than Glen Cook,, past president of Mississippi County Farm Bureau, included: Bob Westbrook of Ark-Mo Power, Dean Hodges, manager of Mississippi County Electric Cooperative, and James Vannoy, executive vice-president of the Blytheville Chamber of Commerce. These men and others rendered valuable assistance during 1966 to the 4-H Club program. OUTSTANDING GirtL—Nancy Slalcup, 1966 County Champion, receives co* gratulations and a gift from Dean Hodges, manager of Mississippi County Ele* trie Cooperative. SPEAKER-Carla Walters, member of the Moonbeams 4-H Club, tells of her experiences in Washington as. a North Mississippi County representative at the Citizenship.Short Course. WELCOME—Glen Cook, past president of the Mississippi County Farm Bureau, welcomes 4-H'ers, leaders and guests to the 1966 Achievement Banquet. TALENT WINNER—Trent Pierce of the Happy 4-H Club provide! special entertainment at the banquet. Trent was a winner in the 4-8 Talent Contest earlier in the year. LEADER—Keith Bilbrey, County Extension Agent, presents a special plaque lo Max Riggs who served as 1966 president of the 4-H Leader's Council. STATE WINNER—Nancy Burks was named county Foods and Nutrition winner. Glen Cook, past president of the Mississippi County Farm Bureau, presents her award,-."She also.was a state winner and will attend the National 4-H Club Congress in Chicago.
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