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Junior cattlemen receive awards

Pictured are, from left to right, Billy Smith, Poarch Band of Creek Indians; Colby Smith, Calhoun County; Austin Smith, Calhoun County; Jerry Fuller, Butler County; Joe Johnson, Butler County; Cayla Snell, Barbour County; and Alabama Cattlemen’s Association Vice President Jack Batts. (Submitted photo)

Pictured are, from left to right, Billy Smith, Poarch Band of Creek Indians; Colby Smith, Calhoun County; Austin Smith, Calhoun County; Jerry Fuller, Butler County; Joe Johnson, Butler County; Cayla Snell, Barbour County; and Alabama Cattlemen’s Association Vice President Jack Batts. (Submitted photo)

A pair of Butler County junior cattlemen were recognized at the Southeastern Livestock Exposition Saturday. Jerry Fuller, of Greenville, and Joe Johnson, of Georgiana, were awarded the 2016 Star Junior Cattlemen and Premier Exhibitor County awards. Both are involved in or aspire to be part of the livestock industry and each received a $250 award to apply toward their livestock operation.