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2/19/2014 6:00:00 AM
Neshoba Co. shooting sports work day and practice

All interested youth between the ages of 8-18 are invited to attend the work day and practice session for the Neshoba County 4-H Shooting Sports program on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 10 a.m. at the Beason Farm in the Fork community. Directions to the Beason Farm are turn down the Fork Road (Road 383) that is next to B and G Equipment on the Highway 15 Bypass. Then take the first right (about a quarter of a mile) onto Road 1343. Then travel down this road to the dead end (about a quarter of a mile) where you will go through a gate into the pasture area where we will be setting up and practicing. For more information on this please give me a call. My phone number is (601) 656-4602.

At this year's Southwest District and Junior Roundup Livestock Shows held at the State Fairgrounds in Jackson we had twelve 4-H'ers to exhibit seventeen head of dairy cattle and eleven head of beef cattle. Results were as follows.

SOUTHWEST

DISTRICT LIVESTOCK SHOW RESULTS

In dairy showmanship Helen Beason placed second in 8-9 year old division; Hunter Beason placed first in 10-11 year old division; Micaela Beason placed first, Brian Pace placed second and Jonah Flake placed fourth in 12-13 year old division; and Cole Beason placed second in 16-18 year old division.

In the summer heifer calf class Helen placed second, Hunter third, Cole fourth, Brian fifth, Micaela sixth and Jonah seventh. In the spring heifer class Hunter placed first and Helen placed second. In the winter yearling heifer class Micaela placed second. In the fall yearling heifer class Cole placed second and fifth and Micaela placed third. In the summer yearling heifer class Cole placed first. Hunter exhibited the Reserve Junior Jersey Champion.

In the two year old cow class Micaela placed first and second and Cole placed third. In the three year old cow class Hunter placed first. Hunter exhibited the Senior Jersey Champion and the Grand Jersey Champion. Micaela exhibited the Reserve Senior Champion and the Reserve Grand Jersey Champion. The Neshoba County Jerseys also placed first in the County Herd Competition.

In district dairy judging for junior 4-H'ers ages 8-13 Hunter Beason placed first, Micaela Beason placed second, Brian Pace placed third, Helen Beason placed fourth and Jonah Flake placed fifth.

In beef showmanship Brody Pinter placed second in thirteen year old showmanship and Cayla Fortenberry placed eighth in nine year old showmanship. Also participating in beef showmanship were Chandler Fortenberry, Casea Cheatham, Summer Sanders and Elizabeth Sanders.

In the beef breeding Beefmaster show in the winter heifer calf class Brody placed fourth. In the junior heifer calf class Casea placed third. In the late senior heifer calf class Brody placed second.

In the Angus show early senior heifer calf class Chandler placed third and Cayla placed fourth. In the early junior yearling heifer class Chandler placed third and Cayla placed fourth.

In the Simmental show summer heifer calf class Summer placed first. In the winter heifer calf class Elizabeth placed first. In the late junior yearling heifer class Summer placed first.

JUNIOR ROUNDUP LIVESTOCK SHOW RESULTS

In dairy showmanship Helen Beason placed second in the 8-9 year old division; Hunter Beason placed first in 10-11 year old division; Micaela Beason placed first, Jonah Flake placed fourth and Brian Pace placed fifth in 12-13 year old division; and Cole Beason placed eighth in 16-18 year old division.

In the summer heifer calf class Jonah placed first, Helen placed second, Hunter placed third, Micaela placed fourth, Cole placed sixth and Brian placed eighth. In the spring heifer calf class Hunter exhibited the first and third place animals. In the winter yearling heifer class Micaela placed fourth. In the fall yearling heifer class Cole exhibited the fourth and fifth place animals and Micaela placed seventh. In the summer yearling heifer class Cole placed third. Hunter exhibited the Reserve Junior Jersey Champion.

In the two year old cow class Micaela exhibited the first and eighth place animals and Cole placed ninth. In the three year old cow class Hunter placed second. In the Clean Aisle competition Neshoba County placed second.

In beef showmanship Casea Cheatham placed eighth in 13 year old showmanship. Also participating in beef showmanship were Cayla Fortenberry, Chandler Fortenberry, Brody Pinter, Summer Sanders and Elizabeth Sanders.

In the beef breeding Beefmaster show in the junior heifer calf class Casea placed fifth. In the late senior heifer calf class Brody Pinter placed second.

In the Angus show in the early senior heifer calf class Chandler placed eighth and Cayla placed twelfth. In the early junior yearling heifer class Chandler placed fifth and Cayla placed seventh.

In the Simmental show in the summer heifer calf class Summer placed first. In the winter heifer calf class Elizabeth placed tenth. In the late junior yearling heifer class Summer placed fourth. In the Clean Aisle competition Neshoba County placed first.

Congratulations to each of these 4-H'ers and their families. They are to be commended for all their hard work.

UPCOMING EVENTS

• Feb. 12 - Leadership Neshoba, 8 a.m., Community Development Partnership Depot.

• Feb. 12 - County 4-H Council, 3:30 p.m., Neshoba Coliseum.

• Feb. 22 - 4-H Shooting Sports Work Day and Practice Sessions for all Disciplines, 10 a.m., Beason Farm in Fork Community.

• February 28-March 1 - Mississippi 4-H Volunteer Leaders Association Meetings, MSU.

• March 1 - Horse Judging Clinic, 8:30 a.m., Meridian Ag Center.



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