Poultry show Saturday at fairgrounds

by Sarah Fay Campbell

The annual poultry show hosted by the Chattahoochee Valley Poultry Association will go on as planned this weekend at the Coweta County Fairgrounds on Pine Road.

The show — with most activities Saturday — features hundreds of fancy poultry on display for the competition, as well as a sale area and swap meet.

“It’s beautiful weather this year,” said Bryan Massengale, CVPA president “We’ve got a lot of vendors, and we’ve got 2,170 birds entered in the show.”

Massengale said phones were ringing off the hook from people wondering if the show was still on after this week’s ice and snow. A few people may not make the trip but “most of them will be there,” he said.

The swap meet is open to any vendors. However, out of respect for the event sponsors, no additional concession, new poultry supply, or animal feed vendors will be allowed. The vendor fee is $10.

For more information, visit www.cvpa-newnan.org or call show secretaries Beth and Jerry Smith at 706-973-7299 or Massengale at 770-900-1669.



More Local

Is former city manager back in the running in Grantville?

Johnny Williams is back in the hunt to reclaim his old job as Grantville city manager. The move to rehire Williams might prove difficult as ... Read More


UPDATE

Body in creek: No sign of foul play

After a preliminary investigation Friday, authorities do not believe Willie Jerel Stargell’s death was a homicide. On Thursday, Starge ... Read More


Locals react to new take on Cuba

On Wednesday, President Barack Obama announced his plans to renew and normalize relationships between the Unites States and Cuba. Although U ... Read More


First Fill the Stocking checks presented

The first checks for the Fill the Stocking campaign for 2014 have been presented – helping to meet needs of families and children duri ... Read More


Schools ask for input on 2016-2017 calendar

The Coweta County Board of Education is seeking public input and comment for the revisions to the proposed 2016-2017 school calendar. The pu ... Read More

Christmas gift ideas at local businesses

Looking for the perfect present? Look no further than Coweta’s small businesses. They offer great gifts at affordable prices. Here&rsq ... Read More