Tie Dye, champion dairy feeder and more


Amy Briggs, 12, of Sidney, daughter of Judy and Mark Briggs, a member of Thrifty Farmers, won high score award in chickens skillathon intermediate ages 12-14.

Amy Briggs, 12, of Sidney, daughter of Judy and Mark Briggs, a member of Thrifty Farmers, won high score award in chickens skillathon intermediate ages 12-14.


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Amy Briggs, of Sidney, daughter of Judy and Mark Briggs, a member of Thrifty Farmers, won best of class in standard breed chicken, class 128 at the Shelby County Fair.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Amy Briggs, 12, of Sidney, daughter of Judy and Mark Briggs, a member of Thrifty Farmers, won best of class egg laying pen of 2, class 133 at the Shelby County Fair.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Faith Long, 10, of Sidney, daughter of Chris and Jen Long, tie dyes a piece of cloth at the Girl Scouts building at the Shelby County Fair on Thursday, July 25.


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Andie Moran, left, 7, of Sidney, daughter of Ashlie and Tracy Moran, is lifted out of an emergency exit by Sidney firefighter Jason Truesdale while learning about fire safety inside the Sidney Department of Fire and Emergency Services Fire Safety House at the Shelby County Fair Thursday, July 25.


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Emma Middleton, 4, of Sidney, daughter of Alan and Susan Middleton, competes in the kiddie tractor pull at the Shelby County Fair Thursday, July 25.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Shauna Gates, 16, of Sidney, daughter of Tammy Gates and Darren Gates, member of Shelby County Livestock, won grand champion rate of gain sheep at the Shelby County Fair.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Preston Serr, 11, of Jackson Center, son of Garrett and Meghan Serr, member of Progressive Livestock 4-H Club, won junior skillathon at the Shelby County Fair.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Jacob Pleiman, of Botkins, son of Jeremy and Lynn Pleiman, a member of Botkins Livestock, won grand champion dairy feeder calf at the Shelby County Fair.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Riding the Himalaya are, cousins, left to right, serenity Francis, of Pittsburgh, 4, daughter of Jarrett and Lakeisha Francis, Brady Falknor, 9, of Horatio, son of Morgan Bannon and Ernie Falkner, and Hannah Asbury, 16, of DeGraff, daughter of Jill Daniels and Rick Asbury, at the Shelby County Fair on Thursday, July 25.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Amy Briggs, 12, of Sidney, daughter of Judy and Mark Briggs, a member of Thrifty Farmers, won high score award in chickens skillathon intermediate ages 12-14.

Amy Briggs, of Sidney, daughter of Judy and Mark Briggs, a member of Thrifty Farmers, won best of class in standard breed chicken, class 128 at the Shelby County Fair.

Amy Briggs, 12, of Sidney, daughter of Judy and Mark Briggs, a member of Thrifty Farmers, won best of class egg laying pen of 2, class 133 at the Shelby County Fair.

Faith Long, 10, of Sidney, daughter of Chris and Jen Long, tie dyes a piece of cloth at the Girl Scouts building at the Shelby County Fair on Thursday, July 25.

Andie Moran, left, 7, of Sidney, daughter of Ashlie and Tracy Moran, is lifted out of an emergency exit by Sidney firefighter Jason Truesdale while learning about fire safety inside the Sidney Department of Fire and Emergency Services Fire Safety House at the Shelby County Fair Thursday, July 25.

Emma Middleton, 4, of Sidney, daughter of Alan and Susan Middleton, competes in the kiddie tractor pull at the Shelby County Fair Thursday, July 25.

Shauna Gates, 16, of Sidney, daughter of Tammy Gates and Darren Gates, member of Shelby County Livestock, won grand champion rate of gain sheep at the Shelby County Fair.

Preston Serr, 11, of Jackson Center, son of Garrett and Meghan Serr, member of Progressive Livestock 4-H Club, won junior skillathon at the Shelby County Fair.

Jacob Pleiman, of Botkins, son of Jeremy and Lynn Pleiman, a member of Botkins Livestock, won grand champion dairy feeder calf at the Shelby County Fair.

Riding the Himalaya are, cousins, left to right, serenity Francis, of Pittsburgh, 4, daughter of Jarrett and Lakeisha Francis, Brady Falknor, 9, of Horatio, son of Morgan Bannon and Ernie Falkner, and Hannah Asbury, 16, of DeGraff, daughter of Jill Daniels and Rick Asbury, at the Shelby County Fair on Thursday, July 25.

Amy Briggs, 12, of Sidney, daughter of Judy and Mark Briggs, a member of Thrifty Farmers, won high score award in chickens skillathon intermediate ages 12-14.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2019/07/web1_DSC_0416-1.jpgAmy Briggs, 12, of Sidney, daughter of Judy and Mark Briggs, a member of Thrifty Farmers, won high score award in chickens skillathon intermediate ages 12-14. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Amy Briggs, of Sidney, daughter of Judy and Mark Briggs, a member of Thrifty Farmers, won best of class in standard breed chicken, class 128 at the Shelby County Fair.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2019/07/web1_DSC_0424-1.jpgAmy Briggs, of Sidney, daughter of Judy and Mark Briggs, a member of Thrifty Farmers, won best of class in standard breed chicken, class 128 at the Shelby County Fair. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Amy Briggs, 12, of Sidney, daughter of Judy and Mark Briggs, a member of Thrifty Farmers, won best of class egg laying pen of 2, class 133 at the Shelby County Fair.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2019/07/web1_DSC_0468-1.jpgAmy Briggs, 12, of Sidney, daughter of Judy and Mark Briggs, a member of Thrifty Farmers, won best of class egg laying pen of 2, class 133 at the Shelby County Fair. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Faith Long, 10, of Sidney, daughter of Chris and Jen Long, tie dyes a piece of cloth at the Girl Scouts building at the Shelby County Fair on Thursday, July 25.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2019/07/web1_DSC_0600-1.jpgFaith Long, 10, of Sidney, daughter of Chris and Jen Long, tie dyes a piece of cloth at the Girl Scouts building at the Shelby County Fair on Thursday, July 25. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Andie Moran, left, 7, of Sidney, daughter of Ashlie and Tracy Moran, is lifted out of an emergency exit by Sidney firefighter Jason Truesdale while learning about fire safety inside the Sidney Department of Fire and Emergency Services Fire Safety House at the Shelby County Fair Thursday, July 25.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2019/07/web1_DSC_0704-1.jpgAndie Moran, left, 7, of Sidney, daughter of Ashlie and Tracy Moran, is lifted out of an emergency exit by Sidney firefighter Jason Truesdale while learning about fire safety inside the Sidney Department of Fire and Emergency Services Fire Safety House at the Shelby County Fair Thursday, July 25. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Emma Middleton, 4, of Sidney, daughter of Alan and Susan Middleton, competes in the kiddie tractor pull at the Shelby County Fair Thursday, July 25.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2019/07/web1_DSC_0865-1.jpgEmma Middleton, 4, of Sidney, daughter of Alan and Susan Middleton, competes in the kiddie tractor pull at the Shelby County Fair Thursday, July 25. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Shauna Gates, 16, of Sidney, daughter of Tammy Gates and Darren Gates, member of Shelby County Livestock, won grand champion rate of gain sheep at the Shelby County Fair.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2019/07/web1_DSC_0891-1.jpgShauna Gates, 16, of Sidney, daughter of Tammy Gates and Darren Gates, member of Shelby County Livestock, won grand champion rate of gain sheep at the Shelby County Fair. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Preston Serr, 11, of Jackson Center, son of Garrett and Meghan Serr, member of Progressive Livestock 4-H Club, won junior skillathon at the Shelby County Fair.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2019/07/web1_DSC_1176-1.jpgPreston Serr, 11, of Jackson Center, son of Garrett and Meghan Serr, member of Progressive Livestock 4-H Club, won junior skillathon at the Shelby County Fair. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Jacob Pleiman, of Botkins, son of Jeremy and Lynn Pleiman, a member of Botkins Livestock, won grand champion dairy feeder calf at the Shelby County Fair.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2019/07/web1_DSC_0457-1.jpgJacob Pleiman, of Botkins, son of Jeremy and Lynn Pleiman, a member of Botkins Livestock, won grand champion dairy feeder calf at the Shelby County Fair. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Riding the Himalaya are, cousins, left to right, serenity Francis, of Pittsburgh, 4, daughter of Jarrett and Lakeisha Francis, Brady Falknor, 9, of Horatio, son of Morgan Bannon and Ernie Falkner, and Hannah Asbury, 16, of DeGraff, daughter of Jill Daniels and Rick Asbury, at the Shelby County Fair on Thursday, July 25.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2019/07/web1_SDN072619FairHimalaya.jpgRiding the Himalaya are, cousins, left to right, serenity Francis, of Pittsburgh, 4, daughter of Jarrett and Lakeisha Francis, Brady Falknor, 9, of Horatio, son of Morgan Bannon and Ernie Falkner, and Hannah Asbury, 16, of DeGraff, daughter of Jill Daniels and Rick Asbury, at the Shelby County Fair on Thursday, July 25. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News