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Thurston reigns as Madison County 4-H Fair queen
Fighting back tears and unleashing a huge smile, Samantha ‘Sammi’ Thurston was crowned as 2012 Madison County 4-H Fair Queen on Sunday night, during opening day of the Madison County 4-H Fair.
Madison County 4-H Fair schedule
July 15-21 — Daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Free admission, free evening entertainment, $2 a day parking
4-H Queen candidate profiles
The 4-H Fair Queen Pageant is to be held tonight at 7:30 p.m. on the main stage at the fairgrounds in Alexandria. Here are the bios for each of the candidates.
On yet another muggy day, 4-H Fair closes
Bracelet Day at the Madison County 4-H Fair almost resembled an old western ghost town Saturday afternoon.
Madison County 4-H Fair: Day 6
Photos from the Madison County 4-H Fair on Thursday
Showmanship and responsibility
The Mares family of Lapel will bring a total of 21 horses to the Madison County 4-H Fair this week, but most of those horses will be shown by horseless children. “It teaches them responsibility and good manners,” grandfather Carl Mares said of the fair.
4-H Fair schedule: July 22
The Madison County 4-H Fair has activities through Saturday at the 4-H Fairgrounds at Beulah Park in Alexandria.
Madison County 4-H Fair: Day 5
Photos from the Madison County 4-H Fair on Thursday.
Many 4-H’ers donate earnings back to organization
As a 10-year 4-H member, Lydia Alexander, of Elwood, wanted to do something special during Thursday’s 4-H auction. Instead of pocketing the money she earned from auctioning her lamb, Alexander donated it back to the Madison County 4-H Association.
Champion exhibits more than just showmanship
Towering over his steer during Wednesday’s Supreme Showmanship competition, Brandon Brunt seemed to have little trouble directing it where to go.
“It helps to be 6-foot-4,” Brunt said.
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