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Neighbors Growing Together | Jun 20, 2018

Fair activities scheduled throughout the day

By David Hotle | Jul 21, 2017
Amy Green, Washington County 4-H Youth Coordinator, left, recognizes Keith and Sara Murphy of Washington, who have been selected to be the 2017 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame recipients of Washington County. The Murphys, along with their children and grandchildren, were honored during the nonlivestock awards Thursday.


The beginning of the livestock auction this morning traditionally calls an end to the annual Washington County Fair.

Even so, several other activities are scheduled throughout the remainder of the day.

During the dairy show held Tuesday, David Roth of Crooked Creek showed the champion holstein and Philip Roth of Crooked Creek showed the reserve. Kristen Twinam of Prairie Pride showed the champion Swiss and Katie Leichty of Crooked Creek showed the reserve.

Leichty also showed the champion and reserve milking stockhorn. David Roth showed the supreme champion dairy heifer and Leichty showed the reserve. Leichty won champion junior showman, while Lona Farrier of Crooked Creek won intermediate showman and Twinam champion senior. Bob Spenner showed the champion alumni class and Chris Leichty showed the reserve.

During the rabbit show Tuesday, senior showmanship went to Spencer Arnold of Riverside Ramblers while intermediate showmanship went to Sophie Bell of Green Acres and junior showmanship went to Annie Morrison of Bows and Bullets.

Kyleigh Dolan of Washington Go-Getters showed the champion 4 class rabbit and Isabelle Duvall, independent, showed the reserve. Grace Hiller of Crooked Creek showed the champion 6 class rabbit and Arnold showed the reserve. Arnold also showed the champion pen of three and Hiller showed the reserve. Hiller showed the overall champion rabbit and Dolan showed the reserve.

During the bucket bottle calf show Wednesday, Kelsi Fair of Mid-Prairie FFA was champion senior and Abigail Stalder of Kalona Klassics was reserve. Brody Miller was champion intermediate and Kaylee Shirkey of Limecreek Limelights was reserve.

Katie Leichty of Crooked Creek was champion junior and Aaron Schaedler of Riverside ramblers was reserve.

As the fair wraps up today, events will include:

Friday, July 21

9 a.m.-Livestock Auction

9 a.m.-BBQ Cook-off Check-in

1:30 p.m.-4-H & FFA Tug-A-War

2 p.m.-”The Amazing Race”-Interactive scavenger hunt for all ages

2:30 p.m.-2 on 2 Basketball Tournament-W. of Dallmeyer Hall

4 p.m. -Horseshoe Pitching Tournament-Open Doubles

5 p.m.-Salsa, Wine & Craft Beer Check-in

5:30 p.m.-Tasting & Judging of Cooking Contest

6:30 p.m.-Kids’ Demolition Derby-Grandstand

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