Special Events & Festivals

Name winners in Warren's SSF parade

The Salamonie Summer Festival committee announces the winning entries in its July 3 parade.

Winners in their respective categories are:
Animal Unit - Waggin' Tails 4-H Dog Club.
Pooper scooper - Brown's Quarter Horse Farmes.
Antique unit - Real Elegant Dames.
Service organization - Huntington TEA Party.
Business organization - Rupley Farm Equipment.
Classical vehicle - Mississenewa Valley Corvette Club.
Religious organization - Warren United Church of Christ.
Youth group - T-Bone 4-H Club.
Ball team - Berghoff Drillers T-ball.

Smart and Seely have champion cats


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Caleb Smart (left) had the champion short hair cat and the grand champion cat overall at the Huntington County 4-H Cat Show on Tuesday, July 21. Rachel Seely (right) had the champion long hair cat.

Jones, Prather and Harris are cat showmanship winners


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Showmanship winners at the Huntington County 4-H Cat Show on Tuesday, July 21, are (from left) Kaitlin Jones, beginner; David Prather, intermediate; and Alli Harris, advanced. Harris was also the overall showmanship champion.

Cat critique


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Jordan Dolby (right) watches as judge Kim Anders, of Fishers, critiques her cat during the Huntington County 4-H Cat Show on Tuesday, July 20, at Hier's Park.

Smart, Patrick and Koch are cat demonstration winners


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Action demonstration winners at the Huntington County 4-H Cat Show on Tuesday, July 21, are (from left) Colene Smart, advanced; Kayla Patrick, intermediate; and Karmen Koch, beginner.

Prather, Meyer are tops at 4-H llama show

After all the events at the Huntington County 4-H Llama Show on Monday, July 20, at Chief LaFontaine Saddle Club, Jennifer Meyer (left) and David Prather were named reserve champion and overall champion, respectively.
Photo by Andre B. Laird.

David Prather was named the overall champion at the Huntington County 4-H Llama Show on Monday evening, July 20, at the Chief LaFontaine Saddle Club.

Jennifer Meyer earned the reserve champion spot.
The champion is chosen based on a percentage of points earned throughout the year for club activities and points earned during the show.

Other results are:
Showmanship
Beginner — Samantha Roller, first; Karisa Clore, second; and Jeremiah Johnson, third.

Roller, Nightengale, Harris claim llama showmanship honors


Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Huntington County 4-H Llama Show judges named the winners in the showmanship categoryon Monday, July 20. They are (from left) Samantha Roller, beginner; Morgan Nightingale, intermediate; and Alli Harris, advanced. The event was held at the Chief LaFontaine Saddle Club.

Course work


Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Mariah Thornsbury takes her llama through the woodlands obstacle course during the Huntington County 4-H Llama Show on Monday, July 20, at the Chief LaFontaine saddle Club. Thronsbury won the intermediate class.

Llama show woodlands obstacle champions


Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Huntington County 4-H Llama Show judges crowned the winners in the woodlands obstacle course on Monday, July 20, at the Chief LaFontaine Saddle Club. Winners in the respective categories are (from left) Jennifer Meyer, beginner; Mariah Thornsbury, intermediate; and Kiela Clore, advanced.

Llama show public relations obstacle champions


Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Huntington County 4-H Llama Show judges named the winners in the public relations obstacle course event on Monday, July 20. They are (from left) Madison Crandell, intermediate; Jennifer Meyer, beginner; and Kiela Clore, advanced. The show was held at Chief LaFontaine Saddle Club.

Horse and pony show gets 4-H fair off to galloping start

Brianna Mason gets ready for her turn in the ring during western competition of the Huntington County 4-H Horse and Pony Show Saturday, July 18, at the Chief LaFontaine Saddle Club.
Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Results have been announced for the 2009 Huntington County 4-H Horse and Pony Show.

They are:
WESTERN HORSE
WEANLINGS & YEARLINGS

Fillies & Geldings
Blue ribbons: Brianna Mason, first; Katie Pugh, second; and Amanda Pugh, third.

WESTERN HORSE
GELDINGS

Nicole Eckert, grand champion.
Jordyn Shaffer, reserve champion

2 to 5 years old
Blue ribbons: Emily Brown, first; Jessie Earhart, second; and Kilee Paul, third.

Platt and Eckert are grand champions English at horse and pony show


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Grand champions in the English portion of the Huntington County 4-H Horse and Pony Show on Sunday, July 19, at the Chief laFontaine Saddle Club are (from left) Rachel Platt,  grand champion English horse gelding, and Sebastian Eckert, grand champion English horse mare and English pony.

Drayer wins overall English showmanship title

Samantha Drayer was the overall Easstern showmanship champion during the 4-H Horse and Pony Show on Sunday, July 19, at the Chielf LaFontaine Saddle Club.

English showmanship champions


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Western showmanship champions named Sunday, July 19, at the Huntington Cunty 4-H Hosrse and Pony Show at the Chief LaFontaine Saddle Club are (from left) Samantha Drayer, 10th grade & over English Showmanship; Savanna Stoltz, third, fourth and fifth  grade English showmanship; Sebastian Eckert, eighth and ninth grade English showmanship; and Nicole Eckert, sixth and seventh grade English showmanship.

Grand champions -- western


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Grand champions in the western portion of the Huntington County 4-H Horse and Pony Show on Saturday, July 18, at the Chief LaFontaine Saddle Club are (from left) Samantha Drayer, grand champion pony gelding; Nicole Eckert, grand champion horse gelding; Ashley Bennett, grand champion pony mare; and Olivia Eckert, grand champion horse mare.

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