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Fairgrounds serves well for Huffman FFA Show & Sale

CROSBY – The Crosby Fairgrounds hosted the Huffman FFA Livestock Show on Friday and Saturday for the first time, and the turnout for Saturday’s auction was tremendous.

The Fairgrounds were packed throughout Saturday as parents, entries and buyers poured in mass into the area to view or display livestock raised by Huffman students in efforts to raise scholarship money. Artistic and craft production was well represented this year.

This year’s Grand Champion Steer was raised by Marsi Campbell and bought by Hazelwood Dodge. The Reserve Champion Steer was raised by Kari Jameson and bought by Hazelwood Dodge.

A good example of agrarian science and livestock development was demonstrated by Grand Champion Lamb by Marsi Campbell. The lamb was purchased by the Law Firm of Purdue, Brandon and Frazier. The Grand Champion Broiler was raised by Cory Long and bought by Hi-Tech Pump & Crane.

The Grand Champion Rabbit was raised by Nolan Pope and bought by Hazelwood Dodge. The Grand Champion Swine submitted by Matt Holman was bought by the Law Firm of Purdue, Brandon and Frazier.

Among the home produced crafts and artwork this year were outstanding accomplishments. Kari Jameson also made the Sweetheart Cake bought by Crosby office Supply. Zane Johnson made the Grand Champion Wood Project and it was purchased by Raye’s Decor. The Grand Champion Art Project was bought by Dana Wiggins and Jerry Jones, Dustin Heinrich was the artist. The Grand Champion Metal Project was submitted by Justin Baxleg and bought by a partnership known as The Men.

Reserve Champions were not far off the Grand Champion standard. Mindy Holman’s swine was bought by the Campbell Family.

Samantha St. John grew the Lamb and Triple K Roofing bought it. The goat was raised by Courtney Ashley and bought by the Law Firm of Purdue, Brandon and Frazier. Chase Griffin raised the broilers and Karen Jackson bought them. Rabbits went to Heather Bocci and bought by the partnership of ladies called Biddin Broads.