2005 Regular Session
By: Representative Reynolds
A RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING KEVIN AND MISSY KIMZEY FOR BEING AWARDED THE MISSISSIPPI JOHN DEERE/JAYCEES OUTSTANDING YOUNG FARMERS FOR 2004 AND THE TOP 20 NATIONAL JOHN DEERE/JAYCEES OUTSTANDING FARMERS FOR 2005.
WHEREAS, Kevin and Missy Kimzey were honored with the Mississippi John Deere/Jaycees Outstanding Young Farmers Award for 2004 and the Top 20 National John Deere/Jaycees Outstanding Young Farmers Award for 2005; and
WHEREAS, Kevin and Missy live in Water Valley, located in Yalobusha County, and are the proud parents of two children; and
WHEREAS, this amazing couple farms 830 acres of cotton and corn, 200 acres of pine trees, and additionally assists with the Kimzey family farm operation, which consists of 1,500 acres of row crops; and
WHEREAS, members of the O'Tuckalofa Baptist Church and three-year members of the Mississippi Farm Bureau State Young Farmer and Rancher Committee, this couple has received other honors, including being named the Mississippi Farm Bureau Outstanding Young Farmers of 1997; and
WHEREAS, in addition to farming, the Kimzeys are active in the community by serving on the O'Tuckalofa Water Association, the Water Valley Park and Recreation Committee, the Water Valley Chamber of Commerce, the Junior Auxiliary and the Yalobusha County Election Commission; and
WHEREAS, other agricultural activities and affiliations of the Kimzeys consist of the Yalobusha County Farm Bureau, the Yalobusha County Soil and Water Commission, volunteers of 4-H, the Yalobusha County Extension Service Committee and the Northwest Research and Extension Center Advisory Committee; and
Whereas, it is the policy of the House of Representatives to pay tribute to citizens like Kevin and Missy, who symbolize hard work and dedication in Mississippi:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, That we do hereby commend and congratulate Kevin and Missy Kimzey for being awarded both the Mississippi John Deere/Jaycees Outstanding Young Farmers for 2004 and the Top 20 National John Deere/Jaycees Outstanding Farmers for 2005.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to Kevin and Missy Kimzey and to the members of the Capitol Press Corps.