On Dec. 5, all Highland County FFA chapters (Fairfield, Hillsboro, Lynchburg-Clay, Greenfield McClain and Mowrystown) participated in the Kroger grand reopening by setting up displays highlighting various parts of the agriculture industry.

On Dec. 5, all Highland County FFA chapters (Fairfield, Hillsboro, Lynchburg-Clay, Greenfield McClain and Mowrystown) participated in the Kroger grand reopening by setting up displays highlighting various parts of the agriculture industry.

During the event, the FFA members mingled with the Kroger executives and customers promoting their area of agriculture.

The Hillsboro FFA display was about greenhouse production; Lynchburg-Clay's display was about proper meat preparation and identification; Fairfield highlighted FFA history and the FFA involvement in the community; McClain FFA focused on local produce and Mowrystown FFA highlighted agriculture equipment.

During the morning announcements at Kroger, the students learned that the Kroger Company invested over $4 million to renovate the Hillsboro Kroger store. The students also heard remarks from Brent Wilson, store manager, and Hillsboro Mayor Drew Hastings.

Kroger donated $100 to each of the Highland County FFA chapters during the event.