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Bookless crowned Showman of Showmen

Bookless crowned Showman of Showmen

| October 5, 2017

COSHOCTON – Ten youngsters competed for the Showman of Showmen title at the Coshocton County Fair on Wednesday evening, Oct. 4. Each of the 10 youth took their turn at showing hogs, llamas, horses, goats, sheep, small animals, poultry, fielded questions about dogs, feeder calves and dairy. At the end of the evening and traipsing […]

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Lamb lead class is a family affair

Lamb lead class is a family affair

| October 4, 2017

COSHOCTON – The adult division of the lamb lead class is a family affair for several participants. Angie Porteus Pyle started competing in the contest when she was 10-years-old and a 4-H member and still competes today with her mother, aunt and cousin. “I showed sheep and was the lamb and wool queen for Coshocton,” […]

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Costume class brings out creative side of horse show participants

Costume class brings out creative side of horse show participants

| October 4, 2017

COSHOCTON – Kyler Thompson had a big smile on his face after winning the costume class in the open horse show on Oct. 3 at the Coshocton County Fair. “I’ve done this two times already and I can’t believe I keep getting first,” he said. Thompson and his horse were Thomas The Train and his […]

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Livestock judging contest teaches youth what judges look for

Livestock judging contest teaches youth what judges look for

| October 4, 2017

COSHOCTON – On Tuesday, Oct. 3, a unique contest was held at Hunter Arena during the Coshocton County Fair.  The 4-H Livestock Judging Contest brought youth from all over the county to learn what judges are looking for during the livestock shows many of them compete in. There are six classes of animals to be […]

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Beef show lets competitors demonstrate skills and teaches responsibility

Beef show lets competitors demonstrate skills and teaches responsibility

| October 3, 2017

COSHOCTON – The junior fair beef breeding show, feeder calf and market beef show started off with the fitting class. “The kids get their animal ready for show by doing one side of their hair,” said Logan Pyers, show advisor. “They are showing the judge that they know how to do it.” The show was […]

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Area youth get life experiences from raising animals

Area youth get life experiences from raising animals

| September 29, 2017

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton County Fair isn’t just a place to ride rides, play games and enjoy yummy food. Many life lessons also are learned by area youth who compete with their animals in different shows. “I’ve been showing sheep for three years,” said MaryAnn Lozowski, a member of the Keene Kountry Kids 4-H Club. […]

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Contest gives youth the opportunity to judge

Contest gives youth the opportunity to judge

| September 29, 2017

COSHOCTON – The general livestock judging contest at the Coshocton County Fair gives area youth the opportunity to experience being a judge. Contestants judge sheep, hogs, and beef cattle in market and breeding classes at the fair. There are four animals in each class and they place them in order from best to worst. Emily […]

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Tagging displays

Tagging displays

| September 28, 2017

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton County Fairgrounds were bustling with activity on Wednesday, Sept. 27. Displays were being set up, decorations were being finalized and the best of the best from this season’s crops were being brought to the ag hall for display. Lynn Emslie is pictured here with Debbie Gaumer, superintendent of the fair’s agriculture […]

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