Livestock show begins
Goats and lambs took the stage Wednesday during the Howard County Junior Livestock Show.
In the goat division there were two classes in each weight division. Coahoma FFA member Emilee Custer was named light weight division champion. She entered two goats, one in the Class 1, which took first place and weighed 64 pounds and the other in the Class 2 which placed fourth and weighed 75 pounds.
The goat shown by Sands FFA member Kobyn Ramey gained the title of light weight division reserve champion. Ramey entered one goat in Class 2 and had it place first with a weight of 67 pounds. For Class 3 and Class 4 — which made up the middle weight divisions — Coahoma FFA Member Emilee Custer's entry once again earned her the title of champion. Her goat was entered in the class 3 and placed first with a weight of 81 pounds.
Howard County 4-H member Reagan Hamlin received the medium weight division reserve champion ribbon with his goat. Hamlin entered a goat in class 3 and class 4. The goat entered in class 3 placed second with a weight of 78 pounds and the entry in class four placed first with a weight of 85 pounds.
Heavy weight division champion belonged to Howard County 4-H member Dalton Ogle Vaughn. Vaughn's goat placed first in class 5 with a weight of 95 pounds. Coahoma FFA member Ashley Luce's entry earned the title of heavy weight division reserve champion. Luce entered her goat in class 5 and placed second with a weight of 95, as well.
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