Kathryn M. Chopson

Kathryn Marie Chopson, 88, of North Manchester, IN, and having family members in Huntington County, IN, died Wednesday, July 29, 2009, at 6:20 p.m. at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Chopson was a graduate of Wabash High School. She had worked at General Tire of Wabash for 35 years.

She was born April 2, 1921, in Wabash to Irvin and Ellen Clark Long. She married Dale Chopson on Aug. 20, 1941. Her husband preceded her in death on June 3, 1973.

Mara 'Meg' Rose

Mara "Meg" Rose, 44, of Roann, IN and having family members in Huntington, IN, died Thursday, July 30, 2009, at her home.

Mrs. Rose graduated from Northfield High School in 1983. She was a member of Christian Heritage Church, Wabash.

She was born Dec. 7, 1964, in Marion to Rex and Alice Martin Wilson. She married Thomas Rose on May 16, 1996. Her husband survives.

Sheep breed champs


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Wether breed champions at the Huntington County 4-H Sheep Show on Wednesday, July 29, are (front row from left) Alyssa Aughinbaugh, whiteface and blackface; Makayla Hood, Oxford and county bred; and Cory Little, natural; and (back row from left) Jsoie Beaver, rate of gain; Lane Burnau, carcass on foot; Trent Lahr, Hapshire and Suffolk; and Kaitlynn Hedrick, Rambouillet.

Waiting to spring into action


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Alli Harris, 2009 Huntington County 4-H Fair Royalty Champion, holds banners and plaques to be handed out during the Huntington County 4-H Sheep Show on Wednesday, July 29.

Hood, Aughinbaugh, Sliger and Karst are sheep showmanship winners


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Showmanship champions at the Huntington County 4-H Sheep Show on Wednesday, July 29, are (from left) Makayla Hood, first year; Kaitlin Aughinbaugh, junior; Robert Sliger III, intermediate; and Lindsey Karst, senior.

Sliger wins grand champion pen of two


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Robert Sliger III (right) had the grand champion pen of two during the Huntington County 4-H Sheep Show on Wednesday, July 29, at Hier's Park. Assisting Sliger with the second animal is Alyssa Aughinbaugh.

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.

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