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Hillsboro FFA students participate in Junior Fair Demonstrations contest

Each year students participate in the annual Junior Fair Demonstrations contest. Contestants have the opportunity to demonstrate skills ranging from animal showmanship to arts and crafts projects. Hillsboro FFA students Brittany Rhoads, Jackie Marietta, Janice Smith, Natalie Stanley, Ashley Chaney, Taryn Magaluc, Bryanna Buerkle, Erin Clark and Hillary Hamilton all took part in this experience. In Senior Ag Individual, Rhoads placed second and Jackie Marietta placed third. In Senior Ag Team, ...

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Hillsboro FFA members rank in general livestock contest

The annual general livestock judging contest at the Highland County fair went on as planned this year, early Friday, Sept. 5.There were slight changes within the contest this year; the addition of goats to the contest, due to changes with FFA and invitational contests within the state FFA, was made this year and market hogs were excluded from the contest this year. There were 11 teams competing for the team recognition and countless other individuals participating.Two di...

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TODAYBoy Scout Troop #171, 9-11 a.m., Camp Bowage off Greystone Drive, Hillsboro. For more information call 393-9065.AmVets Post 61 Bingo, 11541 North Shore Dr., doors open at 5:30 p.m. and Bingo begins at 7 p.m.Alcoholics Anonymous, 6:30 p.m., Hillsboro Beginners Group, open discussion, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 234 North High St., Hillsboro.Alcoholics Anonymous, 8:30 p.m., Friday Night Group, open lead, St. Mary’s E...

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Spaghetti SupperThe Dodsonville Community Church is hosting a Spaghetti Supper, Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. The church is located at 1810 U.S. 50 in Lynchburg. Free will donations will be accepted. Carry out is available. Come join us for the good food and great fellowship.Stephany’s WayStephany’s Way, a poker run in memory of Stephany Shriver to raise funds for scholarships for individuals with disabilities at McClain High...

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Over 85 participate in Farm Tour event

The inaugural Highland County Farm Tour, a joint effort between Highland County Farm Bureau and Highland Soil and Water Conservation District, took place Sept. 13. Over 85 people took part in the event. The tour consisted of stops at the following locations: J Boeckmann Farms, Millstone Creek Farm, Donald Roberts Farm, and Jeff Boike Farms. At the end of the tour a meal prepared by High on the Hog and Shoelace Catering that was sponsored by Amy Boeckmann of Premier Crop Insurance and J Boeckm...

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Achor, Oglesby and Mahan participate in sheep showmanship

On Wednesday, Sept. 3, Kaylee Achor, Meredith Oglesby and Lizzie Mahan participated in the sheep showmanship at the Highland County Fair.Achor was grand champion overall showman, who then participated in the Showman of Showmen that Friday.Oglesby placed third in her class and Mahan placed third in her class.On Thursday, Sept. 4, they participated in the Market Lamb Show. Achor placed first in her class and was in the top four. Oglesby placed first in her class...

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Fair a success for Hillsboro FFA beef exhibitors

The 2014 Highland County Fair was a success for the Hillsboro FFA beef exhibitors.There were 14 exhibitors for beef cattle in the Hillsboro FFA Chapter. They include Hope Tira, Meredith Oglesby, Hallee Allen, Hunter Sheeley, Emily Earley, Lane Hetzel, Taylor Remsing, Chase Colliver, Robbie Miller, Jireh Vance, Mackenzie Oglesby, Camryn Remsing, Lauren Grover and Hillary Hamilton.On Tuesday, Sept. 2, Taylor Remsing took reserve sweepstakes showman in beef showmanship. Hop...

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Summerses to celebrate 50 years of marriage

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