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4-H students to show and sell pigs Friday in Brewton

Parts of 'Slim Jim' may live up to his name following Friday's Escambia County 4-H Swine Project Show and Sale when Logan Mitchell sells his pig at auction to culminate the project he began when he received his pig on Dec. 4.

Mitchell, 10, a fourth grade student at Flomaton Elementary School, is one of 29 4-H students across the county who received the pigs through the 4-H project. The show will begin at 3 p.m. Friday at Double AA Auction, Inc., on Ag Drive in Brewton. The sale begins at 5:30 p.m.

Anthony Wiggins, county extension coordinator, said when students received their pigs they wer...