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2021 Appanoose County Brent Martsching

Posted on 08/23/2021 at 10:20 AM
Brent Martsching has been a part of the Appanoose County Extension Council for approximately 20 years, serving as secretary for the majority of that time. Brent has been involved in 4-H for most of his life as a member of the Wells Rustlers 4-H Club, then serving as a volunteer...

2019 Appanoose County: The Morris Brothers

Posted on 08/19/2019 at 11:20 AM
The Morris Brothers provide trucking for the County Fair Livestock Auction free of charge to lessen the burden for 4-H members, which is greatly appreciated by all. In addition, they have organized the carcass contest and weighing before county fair even begins for many years. The Morris Brothers are often...
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2018 Appanoose County: Janiece Self

Posted on 08/21/2018 at 11:35 AM
Janiece Self has been actively involved in the Appanoose County 4-H program and the Appanoose County Fair since the first of her three daughters started 4-H in the late 1980s, at which time she was a co-leader of a 4-H club. She has volunteered for many jobs including announcing on...

2017 Appanoose County: Elizebeth Logsdon

Posted on 08/24/2017 at 7:19 AM
Elizebeth Logsdon plays a huge role in the Appanoose County 4-H Program as well as serving faithfully at the Appanoose County Fair. Elizebeth came to Centerville in 2008 as the Centerville High School Agriculture teacher and the FFA advisor. She immediately jumped into being involved with the Appanoose County 4-H...

2016 Appanoose County: David Haines

Posted on 08/26/2016 at 10:05 AM
David Haines plays a huge role in the Appanoose County 4-H Program as well as serving faithfully at the Appanoose County Fair. David has been on the Appanoose County Fair Board since 2004, currently serving as Vice-President and superintendent of the arena. Additionally, David serves the Appanoose County 4-H Program...

2015 Appanoose County- Carolyn Bauman

Posted on 08/19/2015 at 10:20 AM
Carolyn Bauman has been actively involved in the Appanoose County 4-H Program and the Appanoose County Fair since 1961. Carolyn was a leader of the True Blue 4-H Club during the late 70’s and early 80’s when her children were in 4-H. She was also on the Appanoose County 4-H...

2014 Appanoose County - Jerald and Judi Lawson

Posted on 08/17/2014 at 4:26 PM
Jerald and Judi Lawson have been lifelong residents of Moulton. After four years in the Air Force, Jerald and Judi returned home, and they engaged in farming row crops and raising cattle and goats. Judi started her 4-H career as an associate member of the Rainbow 4-H Club in Washington...

2011 Appanoose County - Clarence Ballanger

Posted on 08/30/2011 at 2:21 PM
Clarence Ballanger has been actively involved in the Appanoose County community his entire life. His main interest has always been in Appanoose County and the young people in the community. Clarence and his son are directly involved in many of the surrounding 4-H fairs, by helping weigh, load, and sell...

2010 Appanoose County - Tom and Janet Demry

Posted on 04/21/2011 at 2:26 PM
Tom and Janet Demry of Centerville have been involved in the Appanoose County 4-H program for over 35 years. They are the parents of four children, have eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Tom and Janet have been an integral part of the livestock auction at the Appanoose County Fair...

2009 Appanoose County - Clete Swackhamer

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 3:03 PM
Clete Swackhamer joined the Appanoose County Extension staff in 1983 as the County Extension Education Director. His goal was to provide quality service to his clients, that included hundreds of 4-H members. He has kept to that goal by working to provide timely responses to those seeking Extension assistance and...

2007 Appanoose County - Pat Dole

Posted on 04/12/2011 at 11:35 AM
Pat Dole has dedicated many years to the Appanoose County 4-H and Extension programs. Pat served six years on the 4-H Adult Committee and continues to serve as the County’s Extension Council Treasurer. These are only a few of the many things that Pat contributes to Appanoose County. · Served...

2004 Appanoose County - Curtis Sebolt

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 12:28 PM
Curtis Sebolt has spent his entire life devoted to 4-H and the youth involved. He joined the Franklin Farmhands 4-H Club in 1949 and was an active member serving as President of the club, county 4-H officer and was involved in the livestock judging team. He also received many awards...

2003 Appanoose County - Ronald Turk

Posted on 03/29/2011 at 2:58 PM
Ronald Turk has been a leader of the Franklin Farmhands 4-H Club for 52 years. Through those 52 years he has served many families, and now is in the third generation. Ronald is not only a leader but through his faith, kindness, and excellent sense of humor, serves as a...

2002 Appanoose County - Gary Long

Posted on 03/22/2011 at 1:27 PM
When you think of 4-H in Appanoose County, you ultimately think of the Gary Long family. Gary and his wife Marla are the parents of four children, the last of which graduated from high school and 4-H this spring. Gary has been a leader of the Chariton Valley 4-H club...
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