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4-H Fair

4-H Fair
  • 0720 news 4H fair 003.jpg More to 4-H than livestock

    Don’t go into Exhibit Hall just to escape the sweltering heat at the Madison County 4-H Fair. 4-Hers like Tressia Phipps and Jackie Lieurance want you to go there to appreciate the hundreds of projects on display inside that air-conditioned building.

    July 19, 2012 1 Photo

  • 0720-news-4H-fair-034-crop.jpg Teen loves her pigs — and lets them go

    In her fifth year of 4-H, Cheyenne Morgan is part of the Grand Champions Club. This year she won two reserve-champion ribbons, a third, two fifths and a sixth place and showed six hogs.

    July 19, 2012 1 Photo

  • 0719 news 4H fair 119.jpg Midway rides thrill fairgoers

    Despite the heat and the storms, the midway at the Madison County 4-H Fair has a lot to offer for Alexandria and the rest of Madison County. Between classic fair food and new and returning rides, the fair has delivered another carnival for the entire area.

    July 18, 2012 1 Photo

  • 0719 news 4-H profile.jpg At 4-H Fair, responsibility an age-old component

    For Isaac Mohr and his brother, Cade, of Pendleton, raising and showing their animals for 4-H is about responsibility.

    July 18, 2012 1 Photo

  • 0718 news 4-H 95.jpg Raising, showing animals is hard work

    Showing animals in the Madison County 4-H Fair competitions is more than just strutting animals around an arena. There is a lot of hard work that goes into raising the animals, and then caring for and prepping them for the fair competitions.

    July 17, 2012 1 Photo

  • 0718-news-4H-Fair-profile-1-crop.jpg Frankton teen takes first attempt at 4-H competition in stride

    Lexie Bousman is participating in her first Madison County 4-H Fair, and though her pet rooster, "Quail Bird," didn’t fare well with the judges, the bird was still a hit in other ways.

    July 17, 2012 1 Photo

  • 0717 news 4-H Fair 119a.jpg Struggling to find the cool at the fair

    As temperatures once again soared into the mid-90s on Monday, finding effective ways to keep animals and their humans cool became job one at the Madison County 4-H Fair.

    July 16, 2012 2 Photos

  • 0717 news Stu's 4-H profile 14.jpg Rising early to get rabbits ready

    By the time you read this Tuesday, Emilee Hollingsworth will have been up for hours, prepping and primping, cleaning and clipping the nails of her 18 rabbits, readying them for judging at the Madison County 4-H Fair.

    July 16, 2012 1 Photo

  • 0716 news queen2.jpg Thurston reigns as Madison County 4-H Fair queen

    Fighting back tears and unleashing a huge smile, Samantha ‘Sammi’ Thurston was crowned as 2012 Madison County 4-H Fair Queen on Sunday night, during opening day of the Madison County 4-H Fair.

    July 15, 2012 1 Photo

  • Madison County 4-H Fair schedule

    July 15-21 — Daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Free admission, free evening entertainment, $2 a day parking

    July 15, 2012