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$368,668: 2013 4-H fair closes with auction

July 19, 2013

The 2013 Whitley County 4-H Auction was held Thursday in the Show Barn. The auction included hogs, cattle, goats, sheep, rabbits, poultry and dairy cheese. A complete auction report will be published in an upcoming edition of The Post & Mail. Post & Mail photo / Christie Barkley

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County’s 4-H Fair came to an end with the annual auction on Thursday.

Fair officials have estimated an auction total of $368,668, but anticipate that number will increase as final numbers are tallied.

The auction featured animals from 4-Hers with bidders who not only look to take home quality animals, but also view the auction as a chance to support the 4-H program.

“What a lot of people don’t realize is that so much of the money helps 4-Hers,” said Fair Board President Cathy Heritier. “These kids use that money for their future projects as well as money for college.”

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