Livestock shows at County Fair

Fair Poultry Show

Fair Swine ShowCalhoun County Fair Swine Show winners included, from left, Austin Winter, Stormy Thompson, Layla Bramlitt, Jensyn Cain, Parker Winter, CJ Weddle.

Fair Goat ShowCalhoun County Fair Meat Goat Show winners included, from left, Back, Madison Cox, Hayden Barnett, Parker Winter, Ellen Harrell, CJ Weddle, Austin Winter; front, Aysen Adams, Jillian Bramlitt, Conner Shelton, Jensyn Cain, Layla Bramlitt.

Fair Poultry ShowCalhoun County Fair Poultry Show winners included, from left, Margaret Webb, Poultry Judge; Madison Cox, Pazli Dugard, Mattie Hawkins and CJ Weddle.

Calhoun County Fair Pig Scramble

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BatmanAnslee Wells, 3, passed “Batman” Tripp Zemek to win ithe pig scramble for her age group at the Calhoun County Fair. See this week's CCJ for more pictures from the event.   Photo by Celia D. Hillhouse

Pee Wee was a Pet Show winner


GoresPee Wee was a first place winner in the annual Calhoun County Fair Pet Show last Thursday night. He was shown by Sutton and Jackson Gore of Bruce, the sons of Dallas and Ginger Gore. Other categories included dogs, cats and costumes. Photo by Celia Hillhouse

Pet Show winners for costume

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costume petsCostume contest winners at the Calhoun County Fair's Pet Show were, from left, Sara Jane Parker and Lacy, 2nd; Bella Norwood and Lucy, 3rd, and Aubrey Nelson and Dr. Socks, 1st.

Calhoun County Fair Youth Cook-Off

Fair Cook Off

Fair Cook OffYouth recently participated in the Youth Pork Chop cook-off at the Calhoun County Fair. From left, Madison Cox received 5th place, Maggie Rennie received 4th place, Mikayla Shelton received 2nd place, Conner Shelton received 6th place, Aysen Adams received 3rd place, Austin Bullard received 7th place and Bryan Nix received 1st place.

Bud plays Neshoba Fair

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leo fairLeo "Bud" Welch performed before a standing room only crowd at the Founders' Square Pavilion during the Neshoba County Fair last weekend as part of the Thacker Mountain Radio Show. Photo by Joel McNeece

Thomas wins Yard of the Month

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July yard of monthClara and Jimmy Thomas were selected for the July Yard of the Month by the Bruce Twentieth Century Club. Photo by Celia Hillhouse

Chicken Show at Fair

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chicken showThe Calhoun County Fair is ongoing in Pittsboro. The chicken show was taking place Thursday morning. Thursday night is the pet show, pig scramble, pony pull and the carnival will be open.

Band Camp

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band52Bruce and Calhoun City bands will be busy for the next two weeks preparing for the upcoming school year. Both school bands are hosting color guards this week with the drum line practicing at Bruce as well. Jaden Beth Smith is pictured keeping the beat at Bruce.

Fairest of the Fair

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front fairestIsabel King of Bruce enjoyed the saddle on display for the Calhoun County Fairest of the Fair Pageant Monday night at the multi-purpose building in Pittsboro. Isabel, the daughter of Brett and Melissa King, was winner of the 2-3 year old division. We’ll have all the pageant winners in next week’s CCJ. Photo by Celia D. HIllhouse