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It’s A Pig Deal … For Local 4-H Families

Camille and Savannah Anker, sisters about a year apart, had grins on their faces like a pair of Cheshire cats. “We’re going to compete with one another this year,” Camille said as she gave Savannah a hug.  Moments later the two El Nido 4-Hers were in front of a livestock judge showing off their pigs “Johnny Cash” and “Billy Bacon.”…

Sensational Showmanship

Local FFA and 4-H students are proudly carrying on the tradition of livestock exhibition at the Merced County Fair all week long. The 2019 edition marks the fair’s 128th year of showcasing the best in Merced County for the more than 70,000 fairgoers that attend the five-day event each June. On Saturday, June 8, starting at 9:30 a.m., the…