OXFORD —  Five youngsters and their cattle from Twisted Sticks 4-H Working Steer Club of Oxford County and Brass Knobs 4-H Working Steer Clubs of Cumberland County earned ribbons Sept. 14 at the 4-H Working Steer Show at the Oxford County Fair.

Marissa Winslow earned the blue ribbon in the Senior Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship class and Chelsea Bean, Shyloe Morgan, Hunter Hodgdon and Sarah MacDonald received ribbons in the Junior class.

Winslow also won first place in the Senior Cart class and Morgan, Bean, MacDonald and Hodgdon again earned ribbons in the Junior Cart class.

All participants in the Log Twitch received blue ribbons at the show, which Adrian Knox judged and Heidi Thuotte announced. Jake Cash was ringmaster.

In addition, six Maine youngsters, including Winslow, Bean and MacDonald, represented the state in the Youth Working Steer Show at the Eastern States Exposition (The Big E) held Sept. 12-28, in West Springfield, Mass.

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension conducts the out-of-school 4-H youth educational program in Maine.

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