2010 Rockdale Fair youth livestock show sale results
Grand champion—Preston Dorman, Rockdale Jr. FFA, buyer Luminant Buyers Group, $10,518.75 plus $2,431.25 added money, $12,950 total.
Reserve champion—Jonathan McAnulty, Cameron FFA, buyer Milam County Livestock Auction, $5,895 plus $2,105 added money, $8,000 total. Full Story
Jaguars are some cool cats
You don’t see jaguars everyday in Milam county. The last sighting of a jaguar anywhere in Texas was sometime in the early 1900s. However, the fact that Texas was once home to the third largest cat in the world has such a coolness factor about it; I decided to find out more about them. Full Story
Commercial heifer sale totals $47,445
Fifteen lots sell to benefit FFA, 4-H exhibitors
In a record-setting Rockdale Fair, the sixth annual commercial heifer show fit right in.
The sale raised $47,445 for 15 Milam County FFA and 4-H exhibitors. That compares to $33,200 in 2009.
“We doubled our number of entries this year,” Birdie Kristoff, show co-chair said. Full Story
Fair lists market showmanship award winners
Additional awards from the 2010 Rockdale Fair market show have been listed as follows:
Senior showmanship, Colton Coufal; intermediate showmanship, Preston Dorman; junior showmanship, Grayson Fritcher; outstanding herdsman, Tyler Vrazel.
Pasture and ranch management seminar
A pasture and ranch management seminar will be held at the Pridgeon Community Center in Franklin on Monday, Oct. 25. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. and the program will run 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 979-828-4270 to pre-register. Full Story
County food show Tuesday in Cameron
Don’t miss the opportunity to show off your talents for the County 4-H Food Show. Just bake or cook your favorite food and bring it along with a serving utensil to the food show. A team of judges will ask you questions about your dish and the nutritional value. Full Story
Annual 4-H fall carnival set Saturday
Gause 4-H Club held their monthly meeting Oct. 11 in the Gause school cafeteria. Holly Kornegay, club president, conducted the meeting. Hayden Rasco led the pledge to the American flag, Calla Vinton led the pledge to the Texas flag and Ginny Cunningham led the 4-H motto pledge and prayer. Visitors and new members were welcomed to the meeting. Full Story