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Batesville native named Poultry & Livestock commissioner

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Livestock & Poultry Commission has elected a Batesville farmer as the new chairman of the commission.

The commission announced Friday that Charles "Ed" Mabry of Batesville will serve as chairman for the 20112-2013 year.

Mabry was appointed to a 7-year-term on the commission in 2009 by Gov. Mike Beebe.

He is retired from John Deer and currently farms 420 acres in Independence County.

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