Russellville FFA offers early taste of Thanksgiving

Annual meal gives back to FFA chapter, local families in need

Garrett Fuller/News Tribune photo: Ronnie Ratcliff checks out his tray of turkey, mashed potatoes and other Thanksgiving favorites Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023, during the Russellville FFA's 56th annual turkey supper at Cole R-I Elementary School in Russellville.

RUSSELLVILLE, Mo. -- Madonna Schrimpf enjoys Russellville FFA's annual turkey supper, even years after her children graduated from Russellville High School.

Schrimpf -- who has attended the past 15 suppers -- was not alone Saturday at the chapter's 56th annual turkey supper.