Judging in the Livestock Division of the Brown County Youth Fair began Tuesday morning, leading to a day of crowd-pleasing competition and awards. It was also a day in which two members of the youth fair family who died last year were honored.
Carl Ray Hohertz joined Brownwood FFA member Tynlea Wilson and judge Bryson Williams of Olton for a photo after Tynlea won the junior showmanship award in the Breeding Sheep show.
Hohertz presented the award and donated the winner’s belt buckle in honor of his wife, Beverly, who died in November.
Before the rabbit show began later in the day, rabbit superintendent Patricia Becktold presented Ann Beadel with a plaque in honor of Beadel’s husband, Bob, who died in May.
Judging began with the Breeding Sheep show.
Tynlea Wilson, a member of the Brownwood FFA, won breeding ewes grand champion, and her sister, pee wee competitor Aynslea Wilson, won breeding ewes reserve grand champion.
Maggie Grace Spikes, a member of the Early 4-H, won breeding ram grand champion and Henslie Hohertz, also a member of the Early 4-H, won breeding ram reserve grand champion.
Maggie Grace Spikes won senior showmanship, Tynlea Wilson won junior showmanship and Aynslea Wilson won pee wee showmanship.
In the Breeding Boer Goat show, Hayden Schroeder, a member of the Early FFA, won grand champion and pee wee competitor Blaze Edwards won reserve grand champion.
Brandon Still, a member of the Brownwood FFA, won senior showmanship. Early 4H member Casey Jo Stevens won junior showmanship and Blaze Edwards won pee wee showmanship.
In the Breeding Gilt show, Early FFA member Blaze Cozart won grand champion and Max Tongate, a member of the Bangs FFA, won reserve grand champion.
In the Market Rabbit show, Brownwood 4-H member Braylee Beene won grand champion and Cash Whisenhunt, a member of the Zephyr FFA, won reserve grand champion.
Additional results will be posted online and in future editions of the Bulletin.