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Archive - Aug 2013

August 3rd

Auction Helps 4-Hers' Futures

August 3, 2013

WAPAKONETA — Waiting to go into the auction ring for the Auglaize County Junior Fair Livestock Sale on Friday, the Reserve Champion Beef Steer “Springsteen” couldn’t stop giving his 9-year-old showman affectionate licks with his long tongue.

“He always licks me,” Montana Hulsmeyer said smiling after he sold.

The Botkins girl never expected to earn such an honor with her first steer project at the county fair, but she has been practicing for it for years, having begun showing in Pee Wee shows when she was 3-years-old.

August 2nd

Weekend Rundown

August 2, 2013

Aug. 3: The Auglaize County Fair is today.

The St. Marys Lions Club will clean its portion of U.S. 33 today. Meet at 8:30 a.m. behind the Shell Station in St. Marys Square.

The St. Marys community Farmers’ Market will be held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today next to Dave’s BBQ on Celina Road.

Aug. 4: Artfest Opening Day Reception and Awards presentation will be held from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library.

Brooks Snags Sweepstakes Title

August 2, 2013

WAPAKONETA — The fourth time was the charm for St. Marys native Cole Brooks as he took home the showmanship sweepstakes title Thursday night at the Auglaize County Fair.

“It feels great,” Brooks, 18, said shortly after being named the winner of Thursday’s event that pitted the best of the best against each other. “I was hoping I was going to win. I’ve done this four times so I was hoping I would win.”

August 1st

Daily Rundown

August 1, 2013

Aug. 1: The Auglaize County Fair is today.

Preschoolers are invited to the New Bremen Public Library for activities at 10:30 a.m. today.

Children ages 5 to 10 are invited to attend New Knoxville Library’s Bingo Bash from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. today.

Flowers Bloom At Fair

August 1, 2013

ST. MARYS — Food and flowers filled the fruit hall at the Auglaize County Fair Wednesday evening during the Floral Show and Baking Contest.

Nervous chefs surrounded the judge where Pat Wooley stood behind a U-shaped counter, taste-testing the various salsas and appetizers that composed this years’ entries.

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