Lahr wins grand champion market lamb

Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Trent Lahr (right) won the grand champion market lamb and trhe champion county-bred market lamb at the Huntingotn County 4-H Sheep Show on Wednesday, July 29. Helping to hold banners are Judge Robert Carr (left) and Alli Harris, Huntington County 4-H Fair Royalty Champion.

Aughinbaugh shows grand champion ewe

Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Alyssa Aughinbaugh showed the grand champion ewe during the Huntington County 4-H Sheep Show on Wednesday, July 29, at Hier's Park.

Shipley wins starter calf championship

Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Tanner Shipley was named champion at the Huntington County 4-H Starter Calf Show on Wednesday, July 29, in the Show Arena at Hier's Park.

Final look

Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Kaitlyn Stephan (left) and Erin Knight postiion their starter calf entries as the judge takes one more look before making a decision on Wednesday, July 29, in the Huntington County 4-H Starter Calf Show.

4-H Fashion Revue names champions

Following are the results of the 4-H Fashion Revue, held at Lincoln Elementary School on July 21.

They are:

Grade 3

Blue ribbons: Kaitlyn LaMar, with honor; Mary Layman, with honor, Josi Barscz, with honor; and Kendra Arnold, with honor.

Grade 4
Blue ribbons: Kirsten Roller, with honor; Jasmine Rae McGaughey, with honor; and Cora Hill, with honor.

Grade 5
Blue ribbons: Savanna Stoltz, with honor and Samantha Roller, with honor.

Grade 6
Blue ribbon: Madison Phillips, with honor.

Dairy show champs rise to top

Following are the results of the 4-H dairy judging.

They are:

Alexis Wygant, champion.
Alex Jackson, reserve champion.

Zane Wygant, champion.
Cailey Baker, reserve champion.

Deandra Wygant, champion.
Hayley Jackson, reserve champion.

Brown, Widener and Reed are cake decorating champions

Following are the results of the 4-H cake judging.

They are:

Grades 3-5
Savannah Brown, champion, with honors.
Alexa Hill, reserve champion, with honors.

Blue ribbons: Kaitlin Aughinbaugh, with honors; Anissa Bredemeyer; Savannah Brown, with honors; Alexa Hill, with honors; Gracie Noel; Kalee Platt; Jordyn Poulson, with honors; Brooklyn Robin; Taylor Scher; Morgan Snodderly, with honors; Kaitlyn Stephan, with honors; Leigh Ann Trickle and Jeffrey Whicker.

Alexandra Forsythe is weeds champion

Following are the results of the 4-H weeds judging.

They are:

Alexandra Forsythe, champion.
Scott Forsythe, reserve champion.

Blue ribbons: Abby Blocker; Alexandra Forsythe, with honors; Scott Forsythe, with honors; and Bonnie Hardy.


Mary C. 'Kay' Lorence

Mary Catherine "Kay" Lorence, 91, of Anacortes WA, and a native of Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, July 22, 2009.

Mrs. Lorence graduated from Clear Creek High School and Ball State Teacher's College. She taught at Clear Creek Grade School until moving to Oregon in 1939. She taught at Coos River and Englewood elementary schools in Oregon and later worked in adult education at Southwestern Oregon Community College. After retiring, she continued tutoring on a volunteer basis until age 90. She had also served as director of the Coos (OR) Art Museum.

Perry 'David' Ratliff

Perry "David" Ratliff, 59, of Fort Wayne, IN, and a former resident of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, July 23, 2009, at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Mr. Ratliff was born Oct. 2, 1949, in Kentucky. His wife, Glissie, preceded him in death in 1995.

Survivors include two daughters, Donna Cross and Tammy Ivory; two brothers; five sisters; and two grandchildren.

A service was held Wednesday, July 29, 2009, at D.O. McComb and Sons Memorial Chapel, Fort Wayne. Burial was at Lancaster Cemetery, Huntington County.



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