Special Events & Festivals

6-class rabbit champs


Photo by Steve Clark.

The 6-class champions of the Huntington County 4-H Rabbit show are (front row from left) Arizona Sunday, checkered giant; Merisa Walter, New Zealand and Californian; Taylor Clark, Flemish giant; and (back row from left) Benjamin Shriner, Blanc de Hotot; Kiara Dominguez, Silver Marten; and Ashley Crago, Silver Fox. The rabbit show took place on Sunday, July 21, and Tuesday, July 23, at Hier's Park.

Rabbit 4-class and 6-class winners


Photo by Steve Clark.

Jacob Allred (left) and Merisa Walter were the 4-class and 6-class champions, respectively, of the Huntington County 4-H Rabbit Show. The show took place on Sunday, July 21, and Tuesday, July 23, at Hier's Park.

Rabbit show champs


Photo by Steve Clark.

Champions and reserve champions at the Huntington County 4-H Rabbit Show were (from left) Justin Hladik, reserve champion, meat pens and single fryers; Grace Bradford, reserve champion, stewers; Peyton Bishir, champion, roasters; and Merisa Walter, champion, stewers, single fryers and meat pens. Not pictured: Collin Landrum, reserve champion, roasters. The show took place at Hier's Park on Sunday, July 21, and Tuesday, July 23.

Beef showmen


Photo by Steve Clark.

Showmanship winners at the Huntington County 4-H Beef Show are (from left) Sarah Hunnicutt, intermediate; Brody Norwood, senior; Collin Langston, master; and Landon Hethcote, first-year. Not pictured is Tyce Rooney, junior. The show was held at Hier's Park on Tuesday, July 23.

Heifer breed champions


Photo by Steve Clark.

Heifer breed champions at the Huntington County 4-H Beef Show were (from left) Thatcher Landrum, Hereford; Collin Langston, Charolais; Emma Landrum, Chianina and Shorthorn; Cole Little, Simmental; Sarah Hunnicutt, Limousin; Matthew Knight, Gelbvieh, Maine Tainer and Angus; and Landon Hethcote, Maine Anjou. The show was held at Hier's Park on Tuesday, July 23.

Steer breed champs


Photo by Steve Clark.

Steer breed champions at the Huntington County 4-H Beef Show are (from left) Jami Norwood, Cassidy Johnson, Braydon Poulson, Sarah Hunnicutt, Jake Stephan and Mason Miller. Not pictured: Thatcher Landrum. The show was held at Hier's Park on Tuesday, July 23.

Beef rate of gain champ

Spencer Atkinson was the rate of gain champion at the Huntington County 4-H Beef Show, held at Hier's Park on Tuesday, July 23.

Grand Champion Steer


Photo by Steve Clark.

Braydon Poulson (right) won Grand Champion Steer at the Huntington County 4-H Beef Show, held at Hier's Park on Tuesday, July 23. Assisting Poulson is Landon Poulson.

Supreme Champion Female


Photo by Steve Clark.

Riley Richardson (second from left) was the Supreme Champion Female and county bred heifer champion at the Huntington County 4-H Beef Show, on Tuesday, July 23, at Hier's Park. Assisting Richardson are (from left) Candace Richardson, her father, Eric; and her sister, Callie.

County bred steer champ


Photo by Steve Clark.

Kaitlyn Stephan was the county bred steer champion at the Huntington County 4-H Beef Show, held at Hier's Park on Tuesday, July 23.

Setting up the heifer


Photo by Steve Clark.

Sarah Hunnicutt poses her heifer during Limousin heifer judging at the Huntington County 4-H Beef Show on Tuesday, July 23, at Hier's Park.

Chatting with the judge


Photo by Steve Clark.

Emma Bechtold (right) talks with Judge Tim Schwab during Maine Tainer heifer judging at the Huntington County 4-H Beef Show on Tuesday, July 23, at Hier's Park.

Looking good for the judge


Photo by Steve Clark.

Thatcher Landrum (right) makes sure his heifer looks good for Judge Tim Schwab during Hereford heifer judging at the Huntington County 4-H Beef Show on Tuesday, July 23, at Hier's Park.

Surprised, shocked Suchcicki earns 2013 honor as outstanding 4-H volunteer leader

Rose Wall (left), representing the Huntington Rotary Club presents Machelle Suchcicki with a plaque designating her as the 2013 Huntington County Outstanding 4-H Leader on Saturday, July 20, at Hier’s Park.
Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Surprised. Shocked.

Those are the words Machelle Suchcicki used to describe how she felt when she was announced as this year's outstanding 4-H leader.

The announcement was made on Saturday, July 20, during a ceremony at Hier's Park during the 2013 Huntington County 4-H Fair.

The Warren native has been a volunteer in the Best-N-All and We Raise ‘Em 4-H clubs.

"We help the kids to work on a number of projects," Suchcicki states. "That includes livestock, floriculture and electric."

Swine showmanship winners


Photo by Steve Clark.

Showmanship champions at the Huntington County 4-H Fair Swine Show, held at Hier's Park on Monday, July 22, are (from left) Owen Vickrey, first year; Katelynn Arnold, junior; Kendra Arnold, intermediate; and Thomas Trout, senior and master.

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