Young lamb, fleece producers honored

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PORT WASHINGTON, Ohio – Tuscarawas Lamb and Fleece Association held its annual banquet Oct. 25 at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Port Washington, Ohio.
A lamb dinner prepared by members of the church was served to approximately 95 guests and honorees in attendance.
The guest speaker for the evening was Stan Gehrt, a wildlife Extension specialist with Ohio State University in Columbus.
Recognition was given to youth from Coshocton and Tuscarawas for their accomplishments at the county fairs.
Honors. Top honors went to the following: Tuscarawas County grand champion market lamb, Morgan Himes; reserve champion market lamb, Cole Lorenz; grand champion carcass, Shelby Thompson; reserve champion carcass, Kayla Hinds; Coshocton County grand champion market lamb, Keely Mackey; reserve champion market lamb, Rachel Duncan; grand champion carcass, Cole Wright; and champion rate-of-gain, April Smith.
The 2007 Coshocton-Tuscarawas lamb and wool senior and junior ambassadors, Erin Ehman and Emily Mourer, were thanked for their work over the past year promoting the lamb and wool industry.
Lyndsey Youngen and Sara Lorenz were named the 2008 Coshocton-Tuscarawas lamb and wool senior and junior ambassadors, respectively. Youngen is the daughter of Dan and Laura Youngen and lives near Chili in Coshocton County.
Lorenz is the daughter of Matt and Wendy Lorenz and lives near Sugarcreek in Tuscarawas County.

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