Special Events & Festivals

Atkinson shows yearling goat


Photo by Lauren Winterfeld.

Samantha Atkinson shows her AOB junior/senior yearling during the Huntington County 4-H Fair Goat Show on Sunday morning, July 26.

4-H child development projects results announced

Judge Beth Dawson (third from left), of Monroeville, goes over instructions with 4-H Leader Cindy Blocker (left) and volunteer helper Victoria Keiffer as she prepares to judge 4-H child development projects Thursday, July 23, at the Huntington County 4-H Fair.
Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Here are the results of the 2020 Huntington County 4-H Fair child development judging.

Grades 3-4
Samantha Bledsoe, champion; Kerrigan Brown, reserve champion.

Grades 5- 6
Addison Strine, champion.

Grades 7-9
Katelyn McMillan, champion.
Blue ribbon: Gracie Fields.
Red ribbon: Sophia Shockney.

Grades 10-12
Rebekah Brunner, champion; Emily Daas, reserve champion.

Scrapbook projects get ribbons

Here are the complete results of the 2020 Huntington County 4-H Fair scrapbooking judging.

Grades 7-9
Katelyn McMillan, cha-mpion; Gwyneth Penrod, reserve champion.
Blue ribbons: Hanna Surfus, with merit; Katelyn Bryant and Kole Keiffer.

Grades 10-12
Madelynn Keiffer, champion; Rachel Bryant, reserve champion.

4-H’ers’ home environment projects results receive ribbons at 4-H fair

Here are the complete results of the 2020 Huntington County 4-H Fair home environment projects:

Grades 3-5, Level 1
Furniture
Aiden Kline, champion; Brinlee Ludemann, reserve champion.

Grade 6-8, Level 2
Furniture
Kelsie Ludemann, champion; Audrey Bledsoe, reserve champion.
Blue ribbon: Mia Kline.

Grades 9-12, Level 3
Furniture
Maitlyn Christman, champion; Ashley Higgins, reserve champion.
Red ribbon: Taryn Jojola.

Poultry check-in


Photo by Katelynn Farley.

Checking in 4-H’ers during the Huntington County 4-H Fair poultry show is Kriston Hosler, of Huntington. Hosler is the mother of three 4-H’ers this year, sons Aidan Hosler, Ashton Hosler and Aric Hosler. The poultry show was held Thursday, July 30.

4-H herbs projects announced

Here are the complete results of the 2020 Huntington County 4-H Fair herbs judging. Herbs judged were basil, mint, rosemary, sage and thyme.

Stella Haupert, champion; Hannah Haupert, reserve champion.

Blue ribbons: Andrew Sorg, Jonathan McMillan, Rylie Farr, Elizabeth Sorg and Joseph Sorg.

Red ribbon: Madeline Davis.

4-H shooting sports judged

Here are the complete results of the 2020 Huntington County 4-H Fair shooting sports education projects:

Grades 3-5
Level 1
Dawson Husband, cha-mpion; Caeden Crider, reserve champion.

Grades 6-8
Level 2
Dalton Husband, champion; Luke Runyan, reserve champion.

Showing for showmanship


Photo by Lauren Winterfeld.

Gracie Fields parades her pig around the show arena during the 4-H Swine show’s senior showmanship class on Monday, July 27.

Line, Lauer earn top honors during 4-H swine judging

Aubrey Miller and Kolton Smart show their pigs during the 4-H Swine Show on Monday, July 27.
Photo by Lauren Winterfeld.

Here are the complete results of the 2020 Huntington County 4-H Fair swine show.
Gabrielle Line, grand champion gilt; Jaima Vigar, reserve grand champion gilt; Emma Haupert, third and fourth place; and Alexandria Raab, fifth place.
Conner Lauer, grand champion barrow; Owen Vickrey, reserve grand champion barrow; Caden Brubaker, third place; Hannah Haupert, fourth place; and Reece Boxell, fifth place.

BARROW SHOW
CROSSBRED
Conner Lauer, champion crossbred barrow.
Owen Vickrey, reserve champion crossbred barrow.

4-H’ers show off sewing skills

Joy Bennett (right), of Columbia City, goes over the stitching on a pair of shorts entered into the Huntington County 4-H Fair Thursday, July 23. She is assisted by Carrie Thomas, a leader in the Corn Cob 4-H Club.
Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Here are the complete results of the 2020 Huntington County 4-H Fair sewing construction projects:

Grade 3
Wearable
Sarah Smelser, champion; Leah Alwine, reserve champion.
Blue ribbon: Imogen Streator.
Red ribbon: Keira McCoy.
White ribbon: Maci Whitaker.

Grade 3
Non-Wearable
Dawson Husband, champion.
Blue ribbons: Imogen Streator and Maci Whitaker.

Waiting to be judged


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

A table full of non-wearable sewing projects awaits judging as Carrie Thomas, a leader of the Corn Cob 4-H Club, sorts through the entries Thursday, July 23, at the Huntington County 4-H Fair.

Ribbons awarded for 4-H electric projects

Here are the results of the 2020 Huntington County 4-H Fair electric judging.

Division 1
Dawson Husband, champion; Cyrus Conwell, reserve champion.
Blue ribbon: Addison Douglas, with merit; Leah Alwine, Adam Beluschak, Daniel Garner, Mahayllie Refitt, Emma Smelser and Andrew Sorg.
Red ribbon: David McMillan.

Division 2
Aiden Wohlford, champion; Andrew Cri-der, reserve champion.
Blue ribbons: Kipton Newman, Ryan Perdue and Elizabeth Sorg.

Veterinary science projects judged

Here are the complete results of the 2020 Huntington County 4-H Fair veterinary science projects:

Grades 3-5
Level 1
Dawson Husband, champion; Mahayllie Reffitt, reserve champion.
Blue ribbon: Kaylee Dennis.

Grades 6-8
Level 2
Dalton Husband, champion; Katelyn Bryant, reserve champion.

Grades 9-12
Level 3
Matthew McMillan, champion.

Awaiting judgment


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Pies made by 4-H’ers wait to be judged in the baked foods category Thursday, July 23, during the Huntington County 4-H Fair.

4-H beekeeping results

Here are the complete results of the 2020 Huntington County 4-H Fair beekeeping judging.

Division 1
Elizabeth Sorg, champion.

Division 3 and Above
Red ribbon: Barrett Barscz.

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