The community is invited to attend the 65th annual Farmers Appreciation Fish Fry honoring the Jefferson County 2017 Farm Family of the Year, the Lawrence “Wink” Conyer family, and Jefferson County’s agribusinesses.


Presented by the Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce, the event will be held Thursday, Oct. 26, at Hestand Stadium. The gates open at 5 p.m. and dinner is served from 5:30-7 p.m.


The Conyer farm is located along U.S. 65 in Pine Bluff. The Farm Family of the Year includes Lawrence ‘Wink’ and Edna M. Conyer, daughters Masherrl Conyer and Lawanna Conyer Harris, son Kelcey Conyer, and great-grandson Kingston Conyer.


The Arkansas Farm Bureau has sponsored the Farm Family of the Year program since 1947.


Fish fry tickets are $15 each. Details: Mandy Owens at the Chamber, mowens@pinebluffchamber.com or 870-535-0110.