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Youth rewarded for placing in 4-H Livestock Show

August 29, 2018
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Submitted Photo Duke Parsley, of Lavalette, stands with Rich Gannon of Rich Gannon Construction of Huntington (along with his daughter) who purchased his market rabbit for $300.

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HUNTINGTON - The 4-H Livestock Show and Auction was hosted Aug. 2 at Camden Park as part of the Wayne County Fair.

The show consisted of two market steers, six market rabbits and one hog.

Youth that placed first in showmanship received a premium.

First place winners included Ethan Napier, who received a $100 premium from the Wayne County Cattlemen for first place in the Steer Showmanship Class. Thanks to the generous support of Bowlings Feed of Catlettsburg and the Wayne County 4-H Leaders, Duke Parsley received a $175 premium for first place in the Junior Rabbit Showmanship Class. Chase Smith received a $175 premium for first place in the Senior Rabbit Showmanship Class and Duke Parsley also received a $175 premium for first place in the Hog Showmanship Class.

The market animals were purchased by various businesses in the area.

The Wayne County 4-H Program and the Wayne County Fair Board thank each business for their continued support of the 4-H Livestock program.

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