Exhibitors included Rose Catterson, Ariana Hinkle,
Wyatt Leinenbach, Kristina Morrow and Reagan Titus.
The first show of the day was the Meat Pen show with Catterson and
Titus being the exhibitors.
Judge Jerry Hicks, who has worked the Logan County Fair for a number
of years, talked to the two ladies about their animals and did a
careful examination of each “pen of three.” He told the audience
that having a pen of three is particularly challenging because it is
just very hard to get three rabbits who look alike in shape and size
to be a team in the judging. However, the ladies had done a good
Both won blue ribbons for their efforts and Titus was chosen as the
Champion Meat Pen winner.
Titus came back to show the Best Opposite of Sex All other 4 Class
Breeds and took the top award in that category as well.
Titus’ plaque was presented by the 2021 Logan County Fair royalty -
Queen Caroline Ahrends, Junior Miss Alayna Briggs and Little Miss
Sophia Farmer; and by Dale Maxheimer. The plaque was presented as
the Maxheimer Memorial Award by Teresa Strampp.
From that moment forward, the rest of the day belonged to Catterson.
While all the competitors took blue awards in their respective
classes, Catterson took the Reserve Meat Pen. She then moved on to
take the top rabbit awards in the Best of all other 6 Class Breeds
and Best of all other 4 Class Breeds.
Catterson then won the Grand Champion and the Reserve Champion
Catterson's Reserve Champion Meat Pen plaque was also presented as
the Maxheimer Memorial Award by Teresa Strampp with Dale Maxheimer
presenting along side the Queen Caroline, Junior Miss Alayna and
Little Miss Sophia.
The Best Opposite Sex all 6 Class Breeds plaque was
sponsored by the Hollanders 4-H Club.
Neal’s Trailer Repair sponsored the Best of All 6 Class Breeds
The Champion Rabbit plaque was sponsored by Neal’s Trailer Repair,
and the Reserve plaque by Sasse’s Apiary.
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At the end of the day, Titus returned to the lime
light during the Junior Showmanship competition and walked away with
that plaque, while Arianna Hinkle won the Senior Showmanship Award.
The senior award was presented as the Arthur Behrens & Family
Memorial Award by the Drew Behrens Family.
The Junior Showmanship plaque was sponsored by Davison Trucking.
Tuesday was the last day of service for the three members of the
2021 Logan County Fair Court. All three ladies were happy to be at
the fair, and the older two echoed their responses when they said
the were exited for the day, looking forward to being a part of the
passing of the crown at the Tuesday night 2022 Pageant, but at the
same time, a little melancholy. They’ve had a great year and hate to
see it come to an end, but at the same time, look forward to being a
part of the excitements for the next three young ladies to wear the
On Wednesday they would no longer be queens, and Little Miss Sophia
was asked what she had planned for her first day without a crown,
and she promptly said that she planned to spend the day at the fair
riding all the rides.
In the meantime, as departing royalty, Little Miss Sophia had one
big ask. She wanted to hold a bunny rabbit.
Rose Catterson was happy to oblige. Little Sophia got to pet a bunny
that belonged to Catterson, then went one step further and actually
got to hold one.
Catterson had chosen a larger bunny for the petting, but told Little
Miss Sophia to stick around and after Catterson finished her next
class she would let Sophia hold one of the smaller bunnies.
Little Miss Sophia was delighted and waited patiently for the
In spite of the weather being nasty outside, the day inside the show
barn at the Logan County Fair was bright and happy for all.