Special Events & Festivals

4-H tomato placings

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

Lily Clanin, reserve champion.

Blue ribbon: Gage Clanin.

Red ribbon: Madeline Davis.

Blue ribbons


Photo by Katelynn Farley.

Handing out ribbons during the poultry show at the Huntington County 4-H Fair is Alyssia Stephan, of Huntington. The poultry show was held Thursday, July 30.

4-H forestry projects are judged

    Here are the complete results of the 2020 Huntington County 4-H Fair forestry project judging:

Grades 3-5
Level 1
    Jason Couch, champion; Caeden Crider, reserve champion.

Grades 6-8
Level 2
    Katelyn Bryant, champion; Nathaniel Alwine, reserve champion.
Blue ribbons: Jackson Hughes and Peyton Lauer.

Grades 9-12
Level 3
Rachel Bryant, champion.

4-H cake decorators earn ribbons

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

Grades 3-5
    Keira McCoy, champion; Ashton McCoy, reserve champion.
    Blue ribbons: Katherine Vickrey, with merit; Leah Alwine, Lillian Ayers, Jocelyn Blair (2 ribbons), Jozaphine Nieman, Finley Parsons and Maci Whitaker.
    Red ribbons: Kaylee Dennis, Macie Maher and Brina Smith.

4-H’ers show sheep at annual show

Showing her sheep in the ring at the Huntington County 4-H Fair on Saturday, July 25, is Sierra Tolen, a 10-year 4-H member.
Photo by LeAnne Breeden.

In the 2020 Huntington County 4-H Sheep Show, the top five champion and reserve supreme breeding ewes were awarded to Colton Miller, Mason Miller, Drew Miller, Dylan Miller and Braden Buckland.

The championship pen of two ewe lambs went to Mason Miller and Blake Stucky.

In the market lamb division, the top five champion and reserve market lambs went to Kenyon Buckland, Ty Miller, Dylan Miller (two ribbons) and Gabrielle Line.

The championship pen of two market lambs went to Mason Miller and Matthew McMillan.

Sheep show


Photo by LeAnne Breeden.

Showing his sheep during the Huntington County 4-H Fair sheep show is 4-H’er Tyson Thompson. The sheep show was held on Saturday, July 25.

4-H soybean projects earn honors at fair

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

Grades 3-5
Philip Shafer, champion; Cody Carroll, reserve champion.
Blue ribbons: Jason Couch and Isaiah Goeg-lein.

Grades 6-8
Maleah Warpup, champion; Kelsie Ludemann, reserve champion.

Starter calf project animals, participants judged in 4-H  Fair show

Abagayle Wright holds her dairy calf steady as she keeps an eye on the judge in the 4-H Starter Calf Show, Tuesday, July 28, at the Parkview Huntington Hospital Show Arena.
Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Three 4-H’ers came away with top honors at the 2020 Huntington County 4-H Fair starter calf show held Tuesday, July 28.

Katie Melcher was named champion in the dairy division, Riley Richardson captured champion honors with her beef steer and Rylee Spice was the champion in the beef heifer division.

Spice also took top honors in the showmanship class.

Here are the complete results:

DAIRY
Katie Melcher, champion dairy starter calf.
Kyler Landrum, reserve champion dairy starter calf.

4-H soil and water projects receive grades

Teresa Rody, of LaFontaine, judges a soil and water project entered in the Huntington County 4-H Fair on Thursday, July 23.
Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

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

Grades 3-5
Level 1
Caedan Crider, champion; Jason Couch, reserve champion.
Blue ribbons with merit: Lucas Alwine and David McMillan.

Grades 6-8
Level 2
Chloe Couch, champion; Jonathan McMillan, reserve champion.
Blue ribbon with merit: Nathaniel Alwine.

Grades 9-12
Independent Study Advanced
Matthew McMillan, champion.

Health projects results, ribbons awarded at fair

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

Grade 3, Level A
Family First Aid Kit
Samantha Bledsoe, reserve champion.

Grade 4, Level A
Poster
Blue ribbons with merit: Kerrigan Brown and Maggie Mickley.

Grade 5, Level A
Poster
Graden Fields, champion.

Grade 8, Level B
Poster
Gracie Fields, champion.

Small grains 4-H projects receive judges’ choice

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

Oats/Container of Grain
Sabil Davenriner, champion; Tyler Kline, reserve champion.

Collections projects results announced at 4-H Fair

Marijane Crowe, of New Haven, uses a laptop to judge virtual entries in the collections category of the non-animal projects Thursday, July 23, during the Huntington County 4-H Fair. This year is the first year 4-H members could opt to enter their projects online.
Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

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

Grades 3-5
Claire Shafer, champion; Brina Smith, reserve champion.
Blue ribbons: Gabrielle Hiner, with merit; Evalyn Dolby, Jacey Fairchild, Kinley Schuler and Joseph Sorg.

Grades 6-8
Anna Elliott, champion; Kendra Killen, reserve champion.
Blue ribbons: Eli Ramp, Andrew Sorg and Elizabeth Sorg.

Microwave foods projects receive ribbons in 4-H Fair competition

Judge Alli Lee, of Kokomo, and a former Huntington County 4-H member, cuts into an entry in the microwaved foods division of the non-animal projects judged on Thursday, July 23, in the First Merchants Bank Heritage Hall during the 2020 Huntington County 4-H Fair.
Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

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

Grades 3-4
Audrey Goad and Kipton Newman, champions; Maggie Mickley, reserve champion.

Grades 5-6
Graden Fields and Emily Perdue, champions; Anna Clampitt, reserve champion.

Grades 7-9
Jackson Hughes, Kayda Newman and Abagayle Wright, champions.

Blue ribbon: Gracie Fields.

Grades 10-12
Chase Mickley and Samson Slagel, champions.

4-H’ers fare well in small animal projects

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

Grades 3-5
Blue ribbon: Maggie Mickley

Grades 6-8
Maleah Warpup, champion.

Grades 9-12
Lily Clanin, champion.

4-H Fair vegetable projects judged

Makayla Smith’s garden vegetables entry project sports a colorful ribbon following judging on Thursday, July 23, at the Huntington County 4-H Fair.
Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

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

Vegetables judged were beans, cabbage, corn, cucumbers, squash, tomatillos and potatoes.

Gunnar Clanin, champion.

Blue ribbon with merit: Mara Hendryx.

Blue ribbons: Caeden Crider, David McMillan, Elsie Davis, Olive Davis, Eli Ramp and Ryan Shipbaugh.

Red ribbons: Karissa Marley, Keira McCoy, Taryn Jojola and MacKenzie LaCroix.

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