(Brian Montgomery) Yesterday in a ribbon-cutting ceremony, Mississippi Ag Commissioner Andy Gipson called this venture a “win, win, win,” and truer words have never been spoken, as Ag Line opened their new location yesterday with MS Band of Choctaw Indians Chief Cyrus Ben, Ag Commissioner Andy Gipson, and Ag Line’s President Denton Gibbes and operating manager Matt Kennedy in attendance. The event was hosted by the Main Street Chamber of Leake County, and Executive Director Dakota Presley, and was attended by many, including representatives from the MS Band of Choctaw Indians (MBCI). Carthage Mayor Laurie Henderson and Alderman Britt Barnes, to name a few.
Ag Line is a manufacturer and distributor of agricultural implements such as hay rakes, tillers, spreaders, disk mowers, etc., and they are located at 1600 N. Pearl Street in Building 2 of the three facilities owned by the MS Band of Choctaw Indians (MBCI).
Brian Montgomery had the chance to speak with several key figures after the ribbon cutting ceremony, listen to audio below for the full story.
Carthage Mayor Laurie Henderson on how wonderful it is to have Ag Line in Carthage and her excitement at what lies ahead for everyone involved.
Chief Cyrus Ben discusses maximizing the facilities in place, and the opportunities for a work force.
Chief Cyrus Ben on employment opportunities and incentives
Ag Commissioner Gipson discusses the big deal of bringing back manufacturing not only to America, but Mississippi as well