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4-H Fall Playday Series

The Lee County Texas Stars 4-H Horse Club will kick off its fall playday series on Aug. 24 at the American Legion Memorial Arena in Lexington, according to Patty Schulze, spokesperson.

The upcoming series dates are Saturdays Aug. 24, Sept. 14, Sept. 28, Oct. 12, Oct. 26, Nov. 9 with weather dates Nov. 16 and 23. Signup starts at 3 p.m. and events start at 4 p.m. The cost for each playday will be $30. If you enroll as a member of the LCTS 4-H Horse Club for the 2012-13 4-H year each playday will be $25, proof of enrollment is required. Enrollments are completed on-line through TEXAS 4-H CONNECT at: http://texas.4honline.com. Event exhibitions will be $4 each.

Riders must attend four of the six playdays to qualify for the series. Events this year will only be three (poles, straights, barrels). Rider classes are Lead Line (3-6), 8 & under, 9-11, 12-15, 16-19 and 20+. Rules follow 4-H horse shows. Negative Coggins proof is required, no exceptions. For more information see www.leecountytexasstars.org.

Thorndale Ag Boosters

THORNDALE—The Thorndale 4-H/ FFA Booster Club announced the August winners for its monthly gun chance drawing, according to Rebecca Garcia, spokesperson.

Winners for August were: Tim Rieger, Kevin Pruess, Chris Cortez and Garret Morton.

“The Thorndale 4-H/FFA Booster Club would like to thank the community for always supporting our youth,” said Garcia.


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