By Tony Farkas
GROVETON — First-year Fair President Joey Rowe said the 36th annual Trinity County Fair and Youth Livestock Show, held Thursday-Saturday at the County Fairgrounds, was straight-up successful.
Rowe credited the success to the dedication and efforts of the volunteers.
“It’s overwhelming the amount of support we’ve gotten,” he said.
He said that in pretty much every area, from livestock entries to shop projects, participation had increased over last year.
Also, the annual livestock sale brought in $271,275.
Trinity County Crime Stoppers operated a pet adoption, and five animals received forever homes.
In the shows, Daniel Brister won Grand Champion steer, and Laney Peterson won Reserve Champion.
Grace Tullos won Grand Champion halter heifers, and Kayla Kembro won Reserve Champion.
Grace Tullos won Grand Champion goat, and Kort Arbuckle won Reserve Champion.
Kamillia LeBlanc won Grand Champion lamb, and Abbey Thornton won Reserve Champion.
Kaileigh Lopez won Grand Champion hog, and Peyton Noack won Reserve Champion.
Lyla Drake won Grand Champion fryers, and Adriana Soltosanti won Reserve Champion.
Hardy Brown won Grand Champion broilers, and Tristin Eddins won Reserve Champion.
Jasper Due won Grand Champion heifers, and Reed Hawkins won Reserve Champion.
Full results and photos will be in the March 30 edition of the Trinity County News-Standard.
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