Sold…

Anna Walsh, the daughter of Tom and Lisa Walsh of Meeker, sold her market heifer “Squirrel” at the 2014 Colorado State Fair Junior Livestock Sale. The Junior Livestock Sale is sponsored by Colorado Touchstone Energy Partners, of which White River Electric is a member.

Letter to the Editor: Kudos for Collins deserved

Dear Editor: You have certainly given kudos to a very talented Macy Collins.

Macy Collins places at National Shorthorn Show

Macy Collins of Meeker poses during the Louisville, Ky., judging with her heifer, AF Revival or “Viv,” at the Junior National Shorthorn Show and Conference. Collins competed against 450 others with Viv, who placed fourth in her class. Collins also placed in several other events.

MEEKER I Macy Collins of Meeker attended the Junior National Shorthorn Show and Conference in Louisville, Ky., the week of June 23-28, establishing quite a bit of success in several competitions.

Meeker 4-H Beef Club has weigh-ins; awards are given

MEEKER I Feb. 23 was the Meeker Beef Club’s weigh-in and prospect show.

White River Swine Club has meeting

MEEKER I The first White River Swine Club meeting was held Jan. 28 and was called to order by Kenzie Turner at 7:01 p.m.

Three shooters place at state fair

RBC I Three Rio Blanco County residents finished well in Colorado State Fair events involving shooting, the last event to be reported this year from the fair, held in Pueblo.

4-H Outdoor Adventure Group…

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On July 31, the 4-H Outdoor Adventure group joined with the Bureau of Land Management to install a sign and bench on the Dorcas-Jensen/BLM Trail above Meeker.

Meeker junior wins 5 ribbons at Junior National Shorthorn Show

Macy Collins of Meeker captured a series of ribbons at the Junior National Shorthorn Show and Conference in Des Moines, Iowa, competing against 413 other juniors.

MEEKER I Macy Collins of Meeker attended the Junior National Shorthorn Show and Conference in Des Moines, Iowa, the week of June 24-29, and she came away with a couple of ribbons. While there, Collins competed against 413 juniors with her heifers and also in several contests.

White River 4-H Swine Club

MEEKER I The White River Swine Club meeting was held on April 30 at 7 p.m. and was called to order by president Casey Turner.

Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’ …

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Rio Blanco County has a full 4-H program with thriving market livestock and general project clubs.

4-H Livestock Judging…

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The Rio Blanco 4-H Livestock Judging Team did well at the Lincoln/Otero counties’ livestock judging in Hugo.

4-H swine club demonstrates

MEEKER I The third White River 4-H Swine Club meeting was held on March 19. The meeting was call to order by President Casey Turner at 7 p.m. Club members then did the Pledge of Allegiance, the 4-H pledge and roll call.