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Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun July 14, 2019
PHOTO BY: Sam Pierce

The Nelson family of Malvern is the 2019 Hot Spring County Farm Family of the Year. From left are Grant, 6; Piper; Noah, 4; and Chris. The Nelsons have 89 acres altogether, including 40 at their home in Malvern.

Malvern farm owners surprised with honor

MALVERN — Chris Nelson and his wife, Piper, were surprised when they were selected as Hot Spring County’s 2019 Farm Family of the Year. “We were honored, but we didn’t really feel qualified for it,” Piper said. “We thought it would have gone to somebody with a bigger farm or a longer operation,” she said. “I was surprised to get this honor,” Chris said. “I am not even sure what it means to us, to be honest.” The Nelsons have 89 acres a... READ MORE

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