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On the Job: Carnival stand man lives on the road
Joseph Hendrickson, 24, is originally from Missouri. Now, he’s part of “small town on wheels,” as a carnival game attendant with the Family Attractions and Amusement Company. The company’s recent weeklong stint at the Madison County 4-H Fair brought Hendrickson to Indiana for the first time.
Fair revenues buffer state budget cuts
INDIANAPOLIS —There’s not much pork in any state agency budget this year, thanks to declining tax revenues, but don’t expect lean times at the Indiana State Fair, which opens its 17-day run on Aug. 6.
Horse show a time for renewal
ANDERSON — Dogs may be a man’s best friend, but horses have been Americans’ companions since before the country’s founding.
Carnival feels recession at 4-H Fair
Economists may be predicted a slow crawl out of the recession, but the carnival company at the Madison County 4-H Fair says the recession has affected business more this year than in previous years.
4-H Club 10-Year Members
The following 4-H members have successfully completed 10 years of service in their respective clubs.
Exhibitors at 4-H Fair show a whole llama love
Emma Huffman,15, owns a llama. But that’s normal to her.
Animals, fairgoers swelter in 90-degree temperatures
Though much can be found at the Madison County 4-H Fair in Alexandria, no one had complained that the sun hadn’t made a strong showing.
Livestock sale a farewell for many 4-H’ers
Whitney and Wade Hendricks of Elwood have plenty in common. They’re twins, they’re 10-year 4-H members, and they have a knack for saying the same thing at the same time.
Girl’s 4-H fair debut is a winning effort
Kaylee Dunham won second- and third-place ribbons in sheep competitions this week at the Madison County 4-H Fair. But she also won admiration for her first.
Sheep champions acknowledge hard work
The announcer could barely be heard over the bleating of sheep, but you didn’t need to hear the winner’s name. Stephanie Morris’ smile and hearty handshake with the judge was a dead giveaway that she was the grand champion.
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