Supreme showmanship competition


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Judge Hudson Badskey (left) talks with 4-H’ers Brody Norwood (center) and Katelyn McMillan during the beef portion of the supreme showmanship competition on Wednesday, July 29 at the Huntington County 4-H Fair. Champion showmen in the starter calf, beef, swine, sheep, goat, dairy and horse and pony projects came together to determine the supreme showmanship championship, where each entrant showed one of each species to determine the 4-H’er with the top showman skills. Competitors also took a written test covering their knowledge of all species.

Pointing things out


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Judge Will Taylor (left) points out the pattern he wants 4-H’er Brody Norwood to follow with his sheep during the sheep portion of the supreme showmanship competition on Wednesday, July 29. Champion showmen in the starter calf, beef, swine, sheep, goat, dairy and horse and pony projects came together to determine the supreme showmanship championship, where each entrant showed one of each species to determine the 4-H’er with the top showman skills. Competitors also took a written test covering their knowledge of all species.

Taking the prize


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

4-H’er Jacob Stephan (right) receives the champion dairy starter calf banner for his champion calf from Julie Winters. Stephan won the top spot in the dairy division of the Huntington County 4-H Starter Calf Show on Wednesday, July 29, in the show arena of the Huntington County Fairgrounds.

Friendly hug


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Haleigh Dennis calms her calf prior to being called into the show arena during the Huntington County 4-H Starter Calf Show on Wednesday, July 29, at the Huntington County Fairgrounds. Dennis went on to take second place in her class in the dairy division.

Sunny in style


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Emma Haupert shows off the colorful sundress she sewed during the Huntington County 4-H Fashion Revue on Monday, July 27, on the outdoor stage at the Huntington County Fairgrounds. Haupert took reserve champion in the junior division Grade 5 class with her outfit.

Tractor parade


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

David Stinson, of Huntington, drives his 1935 John Deere Model B tractor in the antique tractor parade that wound its way through the Huntington County Fairgrounds Monday, July 27, during the Huntington County 4-H Fair.

Powering her way


Photo by Steve Clark.

Kaylea Baker, 7, chomps on a sucker as she powers her way down the lane in the kiddie tractor pull, held in the FFA Area of the Huntington County Fairgrounds, on Tuesday, July 28.

It's in the position


Photo by Steve Clark.

4-H’er Riley Richardson (middle) positions her calf as Judge Neil Hannon (right) walks by during the Huntington County 4-H Beef Show’s summer yearling Maine-Tainer heifer class in the show arena on Tuesday, July 28.

Getting some good advice


Photo by Steve Clark.

4-H’er Landon Hethcote (middle) listens as Judge Neil Hannon (left) gives him some tips during the Huntington County 4-H Beef Show’s junior yearling Maine-Anjou heifer class in the show arena on Tuesday, July 28.

Master Gardener youth program


Photo by Steve Clark.

Jillian Melcher concentrates on painting a gourd to look like a snowman during a Master Gardener youth program held near the Heartland REMC Outdoor Stage during the Huntington County 4-H Fair on Tuesday, July 28.

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