Special Events & Festivals

Senior showman


Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Hayley Jackson (left) won senior showman honors and Zane Wygant took reserve at the Huntington County 4-H Dairy Show on Saturday, July 20, at Hier's Park in Huntington.

Master showman


Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Alexis Wygant won master showmanship honors at the Huntington County 4-H Dairy Show on Saturday, July 20, at Hier's Park.

Junior champion Jersey


Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Brayton Goebel (left) showed the junior champion Jersey and Chance Rishard had the reserve champion at the Huntington County 4-H Dairy Show on Saturday, July 20, at Hier's Park.

Good luck


Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Judge Courtney Lipply (right takes a good look at the junior yearling Holstein exhibited by Deandra Wygant at the Huntington County 4-H Dairy Show on Saturday, July 20, at Hier's Park.

Checking a stance


Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Michael Winters (left) checks on the stance of his Junior Holstein Calf while Thomas Horn keeps an eye on the judge durng the Huntington County 4-H Dairy Show on Saturday, July 20, at Hier's Park.

Caleb Smart is overall grand champ at Huntington County 4-H cat show

Judge Kathy Reehling (right) inspects “Bandit” while Rachel Landers looks on during the Huntington County 4-H Cat Show on Tuesday, July 16, at Hier’s Park.
Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Caleb Smart was the overall grand champion in the Huntington County 4-H Cat Show, which was held Tuesday, July 16, in Heritage Hall at Hier's Park.

Smart also had the champion short hair cat. The reserve champion short hair cat was shown by Rachelle Mann Romero.

In the long hair division, Kennady Chapin won the champion rosette. Alexandra Stanley was the reserve champion.

All four received blue ribbons.

Complete results are:

Prather is overall champion at county’s 4-H llama show

Zachary Tolen gently leads his llama entry through the Woodland Obstacle course during the 4-H llama show on Monday, July 15 at the Chief LaFontaine Saddle Club.
Photo by Andre B. Laird.

David Prather was named overall champion of the 4-H llama project during the Huntington County 4-H Llama Show on Monday, July 15, at the Chief LaFontaine Saddle Club.

Hannah Bodrie was the project's reserve champion.

Complete results of the show are:

SHOWMANSHIP
Beginner

Blue ribbon: Hannah Bodrie, first.

Intermediate
Blue ribbons: Jennifer Meyer, first; Eli Wood, second; Esabella Slagel, third; Reiley Brown, Kirsten Roller and Zachary Tolen.

Suchcicki, Winters, Stephan, Lewis and 2 Norwoods earn tractor operators’ honors

Champion tractor drivers were named during the Huntington County 4-H tractor operators' contest, held Sunday, July 7, at Hier's Park.

In the farm tractor division, Colin Suchcicki was named junior champion with Michael Winters taking senior champion honors. Brody Norwood was the reserve champion in the senior division.

Champions in the lawn and garden tractor competition were Tyler Stephan, junior division, and Chandler Lewis and Jami Norwood, senior division. Jarod Lewis was the reserve champion in the junior division.

Complete contest results are as follows:

Crop thoughts


Photo by Steve Clark.

Judge Lori DuBois (left) shares her thoughts with Tyler Melcher on his crops project during non-livestock project judging on Friday, July 19, at Heritage Hall in Hier's Park, as part of the Huntington County 4-H Fair.

Aquatic science project judging


Photo by Steve Clark.

Kelsea Poe (left) listens as Judge Beth Burch evaluates her aquatic science project during non-livestock project judging on Friday, July 19, at Heritage Hall in Hier's Park, as part of the Huntington County 4-H Fair.

Checking out the woodwork


Photo by Steve Clark.

Judge Alton Gross (right) studies Madelynn Keiffer's woodworking project during non-livestock project judging on Friday, July 19, at Heritage Hall in Hier's Park, as part of the Huntington County 4-H Fair.

Scrapbooking project


Photo by Steve Clark.

Judge Kelly Van Horn (left) takes a look at Lauren Daas' scrapbooking project during non-livestock project judging on Thursday, July 18, at Lincoln Elementary School, as part of the Huntington County 4-H Fair.

Photography critique


Photo by Steve Clark.

Alex Stanley (left) listens as Judge Bill Wilcox critiques her photography project during non-livestock project judging on Thursday, July 18, at Lincoln Elementary School, as part of the Huntington County 4-H Fair.

Photography thoughts


Photo by Steve Clark.

Montana Phillips (right) listens to Judge Sue Emerson's thoughts on his photography projects during non-livestock project judging on Thursday, July 18, at Lincoln Elementary School, as part of the Huntington County 4-H Fair.

Getting some input


Photo by Steve Clark.

Gabrielle Malone (center) gets input from Judges Susan Beck (right) and Rita Haneline on her veterinary science project during non-livestock project judging on Thursday, July 18, at Lincoln Elementary School, as part of the Huntington County 4-H Fair.

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