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Showman Demonstrate True Grit


August 16, 2018

TOP SHOWMANSHIP HONORS – The top showmen for each species squared off in the Round Robin Showmanship contest held on the last day of the County Fair. These youth came out on top. Picture from left to right are Kori Kolka, Grand Champion Junior Showman; Jaxon Bilbrey, Reserve Grand Champion Junior Showman; Callie Williams, Grand Champion Senior Showman; and, Karena Appleman, Reserve Grand Champion Senior Showman. Award sponsors include Jason and Hattie Arithson, Broadus Feed and Supply – Anipro, Powder River Farm Bureau, Chase, Shanna, Scarlet and Porter Talcott, and Three Rivers Well Service – Tim and Gaylene Fortner.

True grit is demonstrated during the County Fair, especially in the showmanship competition during triple digit temperatures, which occurred all three days of the Fair this year.

Round Robin participants competed on Saturday afternoon when the thermometer had reached 106 degrees. It was impressive to see the exhibitors and livestock perform, commented Extension Agent Mary Rumph.

The Grand Champion Senior Round Robin Showman was Callie Williams, who received a jacket sponsored by Powder River Farm Bureau and a buckle donated by Three Rivers Well Service – Tim...

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