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2013 Clarke County - Leland Dolecheck

Posted on 08/08/2013 at 11:40 AM
Having grown up on a farm in rural Ringgold County, Leland Dolecheck quickly gained a passion for the land and livestock. After high school he served two years in the armed services and then attended college at Iowa State University. In 1961 he received a job as an Ag teacher...

2012 Clarke County- Bill Short

Posted on 07/26/2012 at 1:43 PM
Having grown up in Dallas County, Bill Short was a part of an active 4-H family. He and his sisters raised hogs and exhibited them at the county and state levels. As a youth, he served as the county’s 4-H president, and that passion for 4-H only continued throughout his...

2002 Clarke County - Merlin Newman

Posted on 03/24/2011 at 12:13 PM
Merlin Newman served on the Clarke County Fair Board for 17 years, replacing his father on the board. He served as president of the board for 8 years. He was always very enthusiastic about the fair and helping young people. Merlin was a 4-H’er himself and has received National 4-H...
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