Swine and goats were the draw in the livestock arena at the North Central Missouri Fair on Wednesday.
There were 148 head of swine in the show, held during the day on Wednesday.
Jesse Huber of Trenton exhibited
Friday at 5 p.m. is the deadline for entries in this year’s North Central Missouri Fair Parade.
Entries are being sought for the 2013 North Central Missouri Fair Parade.
“Agriculture: Past, Present and Future, Thank A Farmer” is the theme of the parade, which will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 30. Categories include the Saddle Club with Largest Number of Horses in Parade, Best-Dressed Saddle Club in Club Colors, Most Unusual Horse-Drawn Vehicle, Best-Matched Horses or Ponies Ridden in Parade, Best-Dressed Horse and Rider-Male/Female, Best
The North Central Missouri Fair Board will hold its regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday in the Trenton High School vo-ag building.
The livestock committee is scheduled to meet at 5:30 p.m., prior to the board meeting. All members are encouraged to attend.
Candidates are being sought to compete in the 2013 North Central Missouri Fair queen contest.
Female 4-H and FFA members in north Missouri, ages 17 to 21, are eligible to take part in the contest, which includes preliminary competition on Sunday, July 28 and the finals on Tuesday, July 30. The winner will represent the NCM Fair in the 2014 Missouri State Fair Queen Contest.
The North Central Missouri Fair Board will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 21 in the vocational agriculture building at Trenton High School.
The meeting will address the 2013 NCM Fair. Board members are asked to contact secretary Rebecca Steinhoff by Friday to let her know if they are planning to attend.
The North Central Missouri Fair Board elected new officers during its annual meeting held Thursday evening.
Those serving for the 2013 fair year include Rick Hull, president; Michelle Shaw, vice president; Rebecca Steinhoff, secretary; and Teri Batson, treasurer. New members taking their place on the board include Aaron Wendt, Jo O’Neal and Dan Maxey. The next meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6 in the THS ag building.
There were 101 entries in the NCM Fair sheep show on Friday.
In the Ladies Lead Line, Libby Endicott of Gallatin placed first in the 14-and-under division while Latorrie Johnson of Trenton was second. In the 15-and-over division, first place went to Ronna Owens of Laredo, while McKenna Owens of Laredo was second.
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