2009 Columbiana County Fair


Scroll down to see sights from the 2009 Columbiana County Fair

Reported by Susan Crowell
and Kristy Foster

Aug. 6, 2009


Number of Market Lots: 81

Grand champion: Kyla Sharp
Bid: $4/pound Weight: 1,339 pounds
Buyer: Garwood Cattle Co./Robert Garwood
Reserve champion: Hunter Urmson
Bid: $2.40/pound Weight: 1,274 pounds
Buyer: Smith’s Farm Supply
Outstanding Youth Project, Grand: Nicole Richey
Bid: $2/pound Weight: 1,249 pounds
Buyer: Stark Aeration & Supply
Outstanding Youth Project, Reserve: Betty Richey
Bid: $1.85/pound Weight: 1,179 pounds
Buyer: Rogers Mill/Hanoverton Feed
Rate of gain: Luke Newton
Junior showmanship: Whitney Wallace
Intermediate showmanship: Nicole Richey
Senior showmanship: Taylor Pidgeon
Showman of Showmen: Taylor Pidgeon
Junior skillathon: Lucas Cooper
Intermediate skillathon: Dallas Strong
Senior skillathon: Haley Drake


Number of Lots: 85
Average: $1.37/pound with champions; $1.29/pound without

Grand champion: Brad Ferguson
Bid: $5/pound RECORD Weight: 541 pounds
Buyer: MAC Trailer Mftg.
Reserve champion: Sam Hake
Bid: $2/pound Weight: 597 pounds
Buyer: Hanoverton Feeds
Junior showmanship: Whitney Wallace
Intermediate showmanship: Jason Gullet
Senior showmanship: Andrew Ryan
Showman of Showmen: Andrew Ryan


Number of Lots: 14
Average: $691.30/basket with champions; $647.62 without

Grand champion: Hagan Whiteleather
Bid: $1,300/basket Weight: 11.8 pounds
Buyer: DiPietro Excavating Inc.
Reserve champion: Seth Loudon
Bid: $1,000/basket Weight: 11.4 pounds
Buyer: Schott Feed, Larry Bock, Ramsey Hoof Trimming, Bill McKarns


Number of Market Lots: 129
Average: $1.83/pound with champions; $1.73/pound without
Number of Carcass Lots: 2
Grand champion: Kyla Sharp
Bid: $4.50/pound Weight: 284 pounds
Buyer: Columbiana Chrysler Jeep Dodge
Reserve champion:Mackenzie Kiko
Bid: $9.00/pound Weight: 277 pounds
Buyer:Kiko Auctioneers, Kiko Meats, Ron and Diane Kiko and Paris and Washington Insurance Agency
Grand champion carcass: Michael Caroline
Bid: $2.75/pound Weight: 164 pounds
Buyer: Hanoverton Farms
Reserve champion carcass: Jeremy Shafer
Bid: $3/pound Weight: 154 pounds
Buyer: Lisbon Vet Clinic
Outstanding Youth Project:Brooke Riffee
Bid: $4/pound Weight: 262 pounds
Buyer:Brad Strong/Strong Farms
Reserve outstanding youth project: Mackenzie Kiko
Showman of showman: Mackenzie Kiko
Intermediate showmanship: Mackenzie Kiko

Junior skillathon: Courtney Hephner
Intermediate skillathon: Travis Miller
Senior skillathon:Kyle Miller


Number of Market Lots: 25
Average: $1.80/pound with champions; $1.35/pound without
Number of Carcass Lots: 2
Grand champion/Grand champion project:Hunter Urmson
Bid: $6/pound Weight: 138 pounds
Buyer: Salem Giant Eagle
Reserve champion: Macie Schrecengost
Bid: $5.40/pound Weight: 133 pounds
Buyer: Rose Excavating
Grand champion carcass: Logan Sharp
Bid: $2.50/pound Weight: 99 pound
Buyer: Paris and Washington Insurance Co.
Reserve champion carcass: Hannah Swope
Bid: $2.75/pound Weight: 97 pounds
Buyer: Ferrellgas
Reserve champion project: Logan Sharp
Bid: $1.30/pound Weight: 120 pounds
Buyer: Ron Kiko, owner of Kiko Meats
Junior showmanship: Hunter Urmson
Intermediate showmanship: Logan Sharp
Senior showmanship: Nathaniel Birkhimer
Showman of Showmen:Nathaniel Birkhimer
Junior skillathon: Allison Parks
Intermediate skillathon: Hannah Swope
Senior skillathon: Ashton Unger
Rate of Gain: Ashley Hahn


Number of Market Lots: 12
Average: $1.93/pound with champions; $1.71/pound without
Grand champion: Ben Crouch
Bid: $3.00/pound Weight: 70 pounds
Buyer: Garret Bankowski
Reserve champion: Justin Zarnosky
Bid: $3.00/pound Weight: 82 pounds
Buyer: Charles and Virginia Pickens
Novice showmanship: Ethan Davis
Junior showmanship: Clay McKnight
Intermediate showmanship: Nathaniel Birkhimer
Senior showmanship: Nathaniel Birkhimer
Showman of Showmen: Clay McKnight
Rate of Gain: Nathaniel Birkhimer


Number of Pens of Three: 13
(13 of three; 11 single fryer pens)
Average: $75.16/pen with champions; $74.63/pen without
Grand champion: Cody Wright
Bid: $240/pen Weight: 14.46 pounds
Buyer: Bill Rowley, owner of Farmer Bill’s Carryout
Reserve champion: Jacob Barrick
Bid: $120/pen Weight: 15.27 pounds
Buyer: Kiko Meats
Grand champion fryer: Rachell DeBray
Bid: $150/head Weight: 5.08 pounds
Buyer: East Ohio Shooters Supply
Reserve champion fryer: Dustin DeBray
Bid: $110/head Weight:4.73 pounds
Buyer: Lloyd Mills


Number of Pens of Three: 20
Average: $240.75/pen with champions;
$215/pen without
Grand champion: James Kataro
Bid: $525/pen Weight: 31.25 pounds
Buyer: Case Farms
Reserve champion: Brock Kelm
Bid: $450/pen Weight: 30.19 pounds
Buyer: Salem Propane
Reserve Champion Outstanding Youth: Brock Kelm

Auctioneers and Ringmen:
Ken Baer, Bill Baer, Wade Baer, Mark Harding, Rusty Kiko, Randall Kiko, Rudy Kiko, Ralph Halter

Junior Fair Royalty:
King: John Russell Queen: Hannah Petcovic

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