Efforts of local youth pay off at Hill County Fair auctions

Editor: Shannon Cottongame February 9, 2023 Winning Creative Arts Division entries created by Hill County youth went on the auction block at the county fair Friday night, January 27. Taking top honors were: Eli Buzbee, Lakyn Kettler, Gage Fuchs, Benjamin Cockerham, Brexley Harrison, Liam Smith, Lydia Withers, Anistyn Whalen, Joshua Moore, Timothy Harman-Deal, Thanh Borden, … Continue reading Efforts of local youth pay off at Hill County Fair auctions

View the February 8, 2023 issue

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Hill County Fair Grand Champion

Editor: Shannon Cottongame February 1, 2023 Keeli Peters of Whitney FFA showed the grand champion market steer at the Hill County Fair. The steer brought $15,100 during Saturday's market auction from the following buyers: Citizens State Bank, Rocking W Energy Services, Watt Wealth Management, First National Bank of Central Texas, Cielo Energy Consulting, Rafael Hernandez … Continue reading Hill County Fair Grand Champion

View the February 1, 2023 issue

Due to the winter storm, the deliveries were delayed on The Lakelander and Tacklebox publications this week. Deliveries are being made Thursday, February 2. lakelander-0201-all-pagesDownload Tacklebox February 1, 2023 tacklebox-pages-0201Download

Hill County Fair Queen Crowned

Juleisee Gonzales of Hillsboro was crowned Hill County Fair queen during the annual contest held at Hill College Saturday, January 14. Pictured are (l to r): front row—McKenzie Cutrer (Whitney) - princess and Miss Congeniality, Gonzales - queen and best introduction, Abbey Jo Wohleb (Whitney) - duchess; back row—Kathy Virrueta (Itasca) - Judges' Award, Morgan … Continue reading Hill County Fair Queen Crowned

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Participants gearing up for this year’s Hill County Fair

Reporter: Ellie Mahan January 18, 2023 Events scheduled at Hillsboro fairgrounds next week… Young people throughout the county are preparing their livestock, creative arts and shop projects for next week’s Hill County Fair. The fair will get underway Sunday, January 22 and wrap up Saturday, January 28, at the fairgrounds in Hillsboro. The hard work … Continue reading Participants gearing up for this year’s Hill County Fair