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County Fair Went Hog Wild!


August 15, 2019

Junior swine showmen keep tabs on their pigs during showmanship at the County Fair.

The Powder River County Fair boasted twenty-nine market hog entries, the largest number at the Fair in the last four decades, according to Extension Agent Mary Rumph.

"It was a whole hog year!" she commented. "And what a variety – every size, color, shape and weight imaginable," she added.

"The new hog and sheep pens, sponsored in part by Broadus Boot & Tack, Vern's and PRC were a wonderful contribution to the Fair, both in functionality and appearance, said John Elgin, Fairboard Chairman.

The Grand Champion Market Hog weighed 260 pounds and was exhibited by Karena Appleman, rece...

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