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Trinity Standard - Local News
Stories Added - October 2010
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Livestock sales generates $74,000 for youth
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TRINITY – While the price paid for the 2010 grand champion steer did not break the record at Saturday’s auction, bids overall were up from 2009 during the Trinity Community Fair’s youth livestock show. Overall, local 4-H and FFA members received $63,250 in bids for the 56 animals sold during the annual fair. When coupled with an additional $10,850 in “add ons,” local youth received $74,095 for their livestock projects. Last year, the 52 steers, hogs, lambs, goats and pens of rabbits sold for $50,700 at auction. That was also the year that the record was set for the top steer -- the $5,200 paid by the 7-11 Social Club buyers group. The 2010 grand champion steer, exhibited by Mallory Stout of the Trinity FFA, was purchased by the 7-11 Social Club for $4,500. The buyers group has purchased the grand champion steer at the annual youth livestock show for the past several years. The grand champion swine, exhibited by Stormy Conner of the Trinity 4-H Club, was sold to the First National Bank of Trinity for $1,500. In the lamb category, the top animal was exhibited by Brooke Bogs of the Trinity 4-H. It was purchased by Lovelady State Bank for $1,200. Makayla White of the Trinity FFA exhibited the champion goat, which was purchased by Rollo Insurance for $1,300. The champion pen of rabbits was shown by Joel Dees of the Trinity 4-H and was purchased by Trinity Steel Fabricators for $900. In addition to the livestock show, the annual fair featured a number of other attractions ranging from Saturday morning’s parade to the coronation of both a fair queen and a Little Miss September. In the parade, the Trinity Cub Scout troop was named the “Theme” winner and was awarded first place overall. The theme this year was “Celebrating the Past, Shaping the Future – 100 Years of Trinity Pride.” Winning the “best decorated” award and second place overall was the float designed by the Trinity High School Cheerleaders. Third place and the “most unique” award went to the 4-H Sweetheart entry. In the annual queen’s contest. THS senior Evelyn Burton was crowned and the winner of the title for 2010. Burton was selected from among six senior girls including Brittany Landry, Jessica Buck, Dulce Cadillo, Kelsey Clopton and Bailey Currie. During Saturday’s auction, the new queen auctioned off a cake to help raise money for the fair queen’s scholarship. Susan Gledhill Insurance purchased the cake for $700 and with $100 add ons from both the Norris Family and First Community Bank, the cake raised a total of $900. With the young ladies from high school taking part in the queen’s contest, the younger girls were involved with the Little Miss September pageant sponsored by the Avalon Place Nursing Center in Trinity. During the Friday night event, Maicey Smith was named as the overall winner on Friday night. Age divisions in the pageant included 2-4 years, 5-7 years and 8-10 years. Winners in the 2-4 age group included Abby Crowton, first place; McKenzie Sellers, second place; and Rainy Hall, third place. In the 5-7 age group, first place went to Ashlee Smith, second went to Lainey Jones and third was awarded to Morgan Sellers. The top winner in the 8-10 group was Jaiden Droddy with second going to Taylor Roby and third to Jepia Culpepper. During the annual livestock show, a number of buyers groups as well as individuals stepped forward to purchase the 2010 projects. Among the groups that pooled their resources for the auction was the Trinity Buyers’ Group, which included George and Theresa Gallagher, Trinity County Realty, Westwood Shores Realty, the Trinity Standard, Stubbs Chemical and Feed, Christian Home Builders, Stubbs Pest Control and James Gates, Westwood Shores Property Owners Association, Cornerstone Construction, K&R Construction, Morrison Construction, Ed and Sharon Bullion, Larry and Diana Barak, Jim Simmons, McMichael Enterprises, Trinity Pet Clinic, Romo’s Tex-Mex Restaurant, Ken and Gerri Sulewski, Rollo Insurance, Steve and Charlene Wright, Stayton Appraisal, John and Gloria Turman, The Mortgage Corner, Trinity Floors, Janet Cassels and Jimmy Reynolds, The Tropics Salon, Burton’s Auto Supply, Stella Arnold, Judge Elizabeth Coker, Trinity Radio Shack and Rich and Barb Chamberlin. Another buyer’s group included the Movers and Shakers. Members of that group included Assistant District Attorney Bennie Schiro, Doug Page, Woody and Michelle Wallace, Trinity Animal Clinic, David Kleckley, Ricky Hope, Rusty Barrett, Sam Houston Electric Coop. Janet Cassels and District Attorney Joe Ned Dean LIVESTOCK SHOW Steers GRAND CHAMPION: Exhibited by Mallory Stout, sold to the 7-11 Social Club for $4,500. RESERVE CHAMPION: Exhibited by Micah Brock, sold to the 7-11 Social Club for $2,500. Add-ons include $50 from Bennie Schiro. THIRD: Exhibited by Lamar Blake, sold to the 7-11 Social Club for $3,100. FOURTH: Exhibited by Chelsie Musgrove, sold to the Fair Traders Buyers Group for $2,300. Add-ons include $50 from Janet Cassels. FIFTH: Exhibited by Amy Pyle, sold to Affordable Plumbing for $2,200. Add-ons include $100 from Totally Toned, $50 from the Outlaws and Saints Buyers Group and $200 from Bill Burton. SIXTH: Exhibited by Josie Tindall, sold to the 7-11 Social Club for $2,300. Add-ons included $100 from Rich Scott State Farm Insurance, $100 from Monica West, $150 from Darrell and Jessica Solonka, $500 from 4T Feed and $100 from Patsy Mangrum. SEVENTH: Exhibited by Tarrance Curtis Jr., sold to Homer Wheeler for $3,600. Add-ons include $100 from Bennie Shiro, $150 from Jack and Barbara Ward and $20 from the Trinity Buyers Group. EIGHTH: Exhibited by Tyler Musgrove, sold to the River of Life Church for $2,200. Add-ons include $50 from Janet Cassels and $100 from Wormy’s Ranch. Swine GRAND CHAMPION: Exhibited by Stormy Conner, sold to the First National Bank of Trinity for $1,500. Add-ons include $50 from Stubb’s Feed and $100 from Rich Scott State Farm Insurance. RESERVE CHAMPION: Exhibited by Brady Bauer, sold to the Adams Oil Enterprises for $1,400. Add-ons include $100 from First Community Bank, $200 from Sandy Shiro, $60 from Trinity Cleaners and Rankin Auto Repair, $50 from the Outlaws and Saints Buyers Group and $20 from the Trinity Buyers’ Group. THIRD: Exhibited by Keaton Ogden, sold to the Trinity Buyers’ Group for $1,150. Add-ons include $100 from the River of Life Church, $20 from the Trinity Buyers’ Group and $50 from Stubb’s Feed. FOURTH: Exhibited by Cody Saunders, sold to the Lovelady State Bank for $900. Add-ons include $50 from Stubb’s Feed. FIFTH: Exhibited by Spencer Hortman, sold to Outlaws and Saints Buyers Group for $850. Add-ons include $50 from Stubb’s Feed. SIXTH: Exhibited by Garrett King sold to Squeeky’s A1 Wrecker and Rockin’ Ranch for $1,000. Add-ons included $50 from Bennie Shiro and $50 from Janet Cassels. SEVENTH: Exhibited by Morgan Connor, sold to Trinity Subway (Kevin and Teresa Searcy) for $950. Add-ons include $100 from Rich Scott State Farm Insurance, $50 from the Outlaws and Saints Buyers Group and $50 from Stubb’s Feed. EIGHTH: Exhibited by Reagan King, sold to Lufkin Coca Cola for $1,250. Add-ons include $100 from First Community Bank, $50 from Janet Cassels and $20 from the Trinity Buyer’s Group. NINETH: Exhibited by Kirby Brooks, sold to Affordable Plumbing for $1,300. Add-ons include $20 from the Trinity Buyers’ Group and $100 from First National Bank. TENTH: Exhibited by Lindsay Jackson, sold to Milton Widner for $1,400. Add-ons include $50 from Stubb’s Feed. Lambs GRAND CHAMPION: Exhibited by Brooke Bogs, sold to the Lovelady State Bank for $1,200. Add-ons include $50 from Stubb’s Feed, $25 from the River of Life Church, $50 from the Outlaws and Saints Buyers Group, $100 from Joseph’s Restaurant, $20 from the Trinity Buyers’ Group and $100 from Bogs Mobile Home Transport. RESERVE CHAMPION: Exhibited by Bailey Currie, sold to Assistant District Attorney Bennie Shiro for $850. Add-ons include $200 from the First Community Bank and $100 from the First National Bank of Trinity. THIRD: Exhibited by Cairus Larsen, sold to the Fair Traders Buyers Group for $900. Goats GRAND CHAMPION: Exhibited by Makayla White, sold to Rollo Insurance for $1,300. Add-ons include $50 from the Outlaws and Saints Buyers Group, $20 from the Trinity Buyers’ Group and $100 from Kembro Steel Buildings. RESERVE CHAMPION: Exhibited by Kyle Villarreal, sold to ETMC-Trinity for $950. Add-ons include $100 from Rich Scott State Farm Insurance, $200 from the First Community Bank, $20 from the Trinity Buyers Group and $50 from Stubb’s Feed. THIRD: Exhibited by Elizabeth Moro sold to the Trinity Buyers Group for $750. Add-ons include $100 from Joseph’s Restaurant, $100 from Pete Durham and $50 from Stubb’s Feed. FOURTH: Exhibited by Laci Emmons, sold to Delma and Jananda Ellis for $500. Add-ons include $50 from Bennie Shiro, $100 from Totally Toned and $100 from Wormy’s Ranch. FIFTH: Exhibited by Korey Smith, sold to Trinity Steel Fabricators for $650. Add-ons include $50 from Bennie Shiro, $50 from Janet Cassels, $20 from the Trinity Buyers Group, $100 from Rich Scott State Farm Insurance, $50 from Stubb’s Feed and $100 from an anonymous person. SIXTH: Exhibited by Kolby Lane, sold to Janet Cassels for $700. Add-ons included $50 from Stubb’s Feed and $100 from an anonymous person. SEVENTH: Exhibited by Janie Smith, sold to Charlie Smith for $600. Add-ons include $50 from Stubb’s Feed EIGHTH: Exhibited by Carli Dunaway, sold to Assistant District Attorney Bennie Shiro for $500. Add-ons include $100 from Joseph’s Restaurant and $100 from 4T Feed. NINETH: Exhibited by Kamryn Lane, sold to Assistant District Attorney Bennie Shiro for $900. Add-ons include $20 from the Trinity Buyers Group and $50 from Stubb’s Feed. TENTH: Exhibited by Brandi Wheeless, sold to Joseph’s Restaurant for $1,200. Add-ons include $50 from the Outlaws and Saints Buyers Group, $250 from El Dorado Chemical and $50 from Stubb’s Feed. ELEVENTH: Exhibited by Rebecca Chambers, sold to ETMC-Trinity for $800. Add-ons include $250 from Greg’s Diesel Service. TWELFTH: Exhibited by Sierra Bogs, sold to Bogs Mobile Home Transport and Affordable Plumbing for $1,000. Add-ons include $50 from Stubb’s Feed, $25 from the River of Life Church, $200 from Joseph’s Restaurant, $20 from the Trinity Buyers Group and $100 from Bogs Mobile Home Transport. THIRTEENTH: Exhibited by Abby Wallace, sold to the Farm Bureau, Pennington Buyers Group and Greg’s Diesel Service for $800. FOURTEENTH: Exhibited by Hayden Cassidy, sold to the Movers and Shakers Buyers Group for $850. Add-ons include $200 from 4T Feed. FIFTEENTH: Exhibited by Billie Turman, sold to the Trinity Buyers Group for $800. Add-ons include $50 from Stubb’s Feed, $25 from the River of Life Church, $50 from Janet Cassels and $50 from 4T Feed. SIXTEENTH: Exhibited by Katie Turman, sold to the Trinity Buyers Group for $850. Add-ons include $50 from Stubb’s Feed, $25 from the River of Life Church and $50 from Janet Cassels. SEVENTEENTH: Exhibited by Malik Gordon, sold to the Fair Traders Buyers Group for $600. Add-ons include $100 from Trinity Muffler, $50 from Bennie Shiro and $100 from 4T Feed. EIGHTEENTH: Exhibited by Lilly Sizemore, sold to Great American Scooters for $800. Add-ons include $100 from 4-T Feed. NINETEENTH: Exhibited by Katlyn Warren, sold to the Movers and Shakers Buyers Group for $500. Add-ons include $100 from Trinity Muffler, $100 from 4T Feed and $100 from Chad Johnson. TWENTIETH: Exhibited by Tyreke Carroll, sold to Bill Burton for $500. Add-ons include $100 from Trinity Muffler, $100 from 4T Feed and $100 from Rich Scott State Farm Insurance. Fryers (Rabbits) GRAND CHAMPION: Exhibited by Joel Dees, sold to Trinity Steel Fabricators for $900. Add-ons include $25 from the River of Life Church, $50 from Sally and Boyce Stalter, $20 from the Trinity Buyers Group and $50 from Stubb’s Feed. RESERVE CHAMPION: Exhibited by Hunter Thompson, sold to Trinity Subway (Kevin and Teresa Search) for $1,000. Add-ons include $50 from Janet Cassels and $20 from the Trinity Buyers Group. THIRD: Exhibited by Connor Birkes, sold to First National Bank of Trinity for $550. Add-ons include $50 from Rhonda English and $50 from the Outlaws and Saints Buyers Group. FOURTH: Exhibited by Bailey Stout, sold to Trinity Steel Fabricators for $550. Add-ons include $50 from the Outlaws and Saints Buyers Group and $100 from First National Bank of Trinity. FIFTH: Exhibited by Colton Campbell, sold to the First National Bank of Trinity for $800. Add-ons include $50 from the Outlaws and Saints Buyers Group. SIXTH: Exhibited by Jace Stout, sold to R&R Enterprises for $500. Add-ons included $50 from the Outlaws and Saints Buyers Group and $100 from the First National Bank of Trinity. SEVENTH: Exhibited by Evelyn Burton, sold to Bill Burton for $700. Add-ons include $300 from Susan Gledhill Insurance and the Norris Family and $200 from First Community Bank. EIGHTH: Exhibited by Brayden Greer, sold to the Lovelady State Bank for $600. Add-ons $100 from Rich Scott State Farm Insurance, $50 from the Outlaws and Saints Buyers Group and $100 from Marvin Cannon. NINETH: Exhibited by Alison Cox, sold to 4T Feed and Darrell and Jessica Solonka for $800. Add-ons include $50 from Josie Tindall. TENTH: Exhibited by Marina Trevino, sold to ETMC-Trinity for $600. Add-ons include $50 from Bennie Shiro and $100 from First National Bank of Trinity. ELEVENTH: Exhibited by Cheyenne Blake, sold to Bill Burton for $900. Add-ons include $50 from Josie Tindall. TWELFTH: Exhibited by Jessica Buck, sold to Adams Oil Enterprises for $600. Add-ons include $200 from Totally Toned and $100 from 4T Feed. THIRTEENTH: Exhibited by Jaiden Droddy, sold to Kembro Steel Buildings for $750. Add-ons include $100 from Darrell and Jessica Solonka. FOURTEENTH: Exhibited by Tryone Wilson, sold to Janet Cassels for $600. Add-ons include $50 from Bennie Shiro, $50 from 4T Feed and $100 from Rich Scott State Farm Insurance.. FIFTEENTH: Exhibited by Tamya Wilson, sold to the Bill Burton for $500. Add-ons include $100 from 4T Feed, $100 from Rich Scott State Farm Insurance and $100 from the First National Bank of Trinity.

 

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