The 2012 Idaho County Fair Royalty are from left:
Queen Hannah Baker, First Princess Bailey Cullin and Second Princess MaryFrancis
Kaschmitter. Click on the photo for a larger view.
Kelsey Tidwell, who was hamming it up a bit during
the sale, was the grand champion showman for sheep as well as the Fair’s
overall grand champion showman.
The 2011 Royalty made their final official appearance
in the Fair Parade. The 2012 Royalty followed the float. Click on the photo
for a larger view.
Ring attendants try to get Tristan Yocum’s (back to
the camera in black hat) grand champion hog to hold still long enough so
that Prairie football coach Travis Mader (kneeling in front of Tristan)
can kiss him. Mader beat out the other 3 Idaho County football coaches
in the Kiss the Pig competition. Click on the photo for a larger view.
Last year's Kiss the Pig winner, Idaho County Sheriff
Doug Giddings transfers the "#1 Pig Kisser" sash to this year's winner,
Shown are the Most Unusual competitors in the Pigtail
contest. Winner was Kyleigh Duclos as “Cindy Lou Who” at right. 2nd was
“Ladybug” Ila Wilkenson, left. 3rd was “Flower” Rebecca Seubert, middle.
See full Pigtail Contest results above left. Click on the photo for a larger
Sarah Baune, left, and Samantha Keating were this
year’s Friends of 4-H award winners. Baune won a set of luggage while Keating
won an upright mixer. No one qualified for the sewing machine this year.
Monica Lustig, Holli Uhlorn and Demetria Riener in
the 4-H Fashion Show.
Grand Marshals Judy and Pat Long cut the ribbon to
officially open the Fair last Wednesday morning.
Donna (Hilbert) Zellers of Madison, Wisc. Shows the
children’s book she wrote, “Witches Ball.” It took her about 2 years to
write the story. Illustrations are by Jack Rogers of Spokane who was referred
to her by a friend. Anyone interested in getting her book can contact her
at email@example.com or go to www.littlecreekpress.com, the publisher’s
website. Cost is $17.99. Donna was born and raised in the Cottonwood area
and is a graduate of St. Gertrude’s Academy.
Harvest is finally getting underway on the Prairie.
Some cutting started last week. This photo was taken Monday morning in
the Greencreek area. Photo by Steve Wherry. Click on the photo for a larger
Events at a Glance
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