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Top Row Left to Right:
Neighborhood kids enjoy Porter County Fair:
neighborhood kids went together Monday to the Porter County Fair. They are
ready to have their faces painted at one of the booths on the Midway.
Pictured, left to right, are Ty Owczarzak, Drew Owczarzak, Jack Phillips,
Guiseppe Ricciardi, Haley Harkness, Joe Harkness, Lexi Harkness, Kelly
Riciardi, Amie Harkness, Abby Phillips and Gigi Ricciardi.
Cool water on a hot day: Brothers work the Liberty Bible
Church water booth at the Porter County Fair. Pictured, left to right, are
Jonathan Vincent (12), Danny Vincent (11) and Timmy Vincent (9), all of
Liberty Twp., serving the free water to Denise Etchison of Portage.
Got her goat: Teagan Rose hugs her Nubian goat, Phoebe,
who took a third place last year at the Porter County Fair. Phoebe will be
shown Wednesday in this year’s 4-H goat project. Teagan is a Chesterton High
Checks his grade on model car: Brian Ruge, a 6th grader
at Westchester Intermediate School, is pleased to learn he received an A
grade (blue ribbon) on his replica of a 1969 Chevrolet Camaro at the 4-H
Porter County Fair. This is his second year in the project.
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4-H Horse and Pony Trail Class:
Katie Balich, a
Chesterton High School Junior, pauses for a picture as she takes her horse
back to the barn at the Porter County Fair after she participated in the
Trail Class competition. She has been in the 4-H Horse and Pony project for
Practicing before the show: Brittany Nay, a Chesterton
Middle School eighth grader, practices riding before showtime in the Horse
and Pony project. She has been in 4-H for four years.
Time for a break: Jacob Hughes, a Chesterton High School
senior, walks his Missouri Fox Trotter, giving him a short break from the
barn, without having to perform. Jacob has been in 4-H (Liberty Hot Shots)
for nine years. This is his second year in the Horse and Pony Project.
(Tribune photos by Alexandra Newman)
Thank you to John Sanders: These 4-H members from
Duneland say they wish to thank dairy farmer John Sanders of Liberty
Township for allowing them to show his cows at the Porter County Fair. Shown
here getting ready for the dairy cow show on Thursday are (left to right)
Stacie Culp of the Lakeshore Drifters, Chris Ruge of Jackson Volunteers,
Lori Uskert of Liberty Hot Shots, Elisabeth Jones and David Jones, both of
Lakeshore Drifters. Elisabeth Jones said she has been showing Sanders’ cows
at the fair for about five years.
(Tribune photo by Vicki Urbanik)