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Stories Added - March 2010
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Champions selected at 2010 fair
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GROVETON – The grand champion steer for the 2010 Trinity County Fair and Youth Livestock Show was exhibited last week by Keely Snyder of the Groveton FFA Chapter. The top animal was sold for $3,800 to District Attorney Joe Ned Dean during the fair’s annual auction held Saturday night. While show organizers were still compiling the list of winners and sale figures, the list of top finishers in the seven youth livestock show categories have been posted. While the grand champion steer drew the highest auction price during the annual event, the second largest payday went to Kacie Due, also of the Groveton FFA, who exhibited he reserve champion commercial heifer. Forestry Supply, Texas Timberjack and Davis Insurance purchased that animal for $3,550 during the auction. Other champion and reserve champion animals from the 2010 fair include: • Grand champion lamb was exhibited by Ashley Rhodes of the Apple Springs Junior FFA. It was purchased by the Apple Springs Buyers Group for $1,050. • Grand champion goat was exhibited by Mikayla Davidson of the Apple Springs Junior FFA. It was purchased by the Apple Springs Buyers Group for $950. • Grand champion swine was exhibited by Brady Bauer of the Trinity Junior FFA. It was purchased by Stevenson Distributing Co. for $1,075. • Grand champion commercial heifer was exhibited by Tyler Rosser of the Groveton FFA. It was purchased by the Old Indian Club • Grand champion boilers were exhibited by Kale Rosser of the Groveton 4-H Club. It was purchases by the Old Indian Club for $800. • Grand champion fryers were exhibited by Taylor May of the Centerville 4-H Club. They were purchased by Citizens State Bank for $500. • Reserve champion steer was exhibited by Devin Gentry of the Groveton FFA. It was purchased by the Old Indian Club for $2,400. • Reserve champion lamb was exhibited by Kaleena Reeves of the Groveton FFA. It was purchased by Maddux Lumber for $760. • Reserve champion goat was exhibited by Lacey Driskell of the Groveton FFA. It was purchased by the Old Indian Club for $800. • Reserve champion swine was exhibited by Jasper King of the Groveton 4-H Club. It was purchased by Stevenson Distributing Co. for $1,000. • Reserve champion broilers were exhibited by Thomas Bullard-Loitz of the Trinity 4-H Club. They were purchased by the Trinity Brookshire Brothers grocery store for $650. • Reserve champion fryers were exhibited by Haley Mott of the Centerville 4-H Club. They were purchased by the Centerville Buyers Group for $750.

 

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