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Childers named Arkansas Poultry Federation president

by 5m Editor
3 January 2007, at 7:18pm

LITTLE ROCK - Term-limited state Rep. Marvin Childers, R-Blytheville, was named Tuesday as president of the Arkansas Poultry Federation.

Childers, who has served three House terms, replaces Morril Harriman, a former state Senator who resigned in November to become chief of staff for Gov.-elect Mike Beebe.

Until about a week ago, Childers, a lawyer, planned to remain in private practice.

"Then this opportunity came along, and knowing the importance of the poultry industry to Arkansas, Oklahoma and Missouri, I felt like it was just an opportunity that I couldn't pass up," he said.

The Poultry Federation is a poultry and egg trade organization serving the industry in the three states.

Source: Arkansas News Bureau

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