Schwantz, Harnacke win Logan County Fair's carcass contests
August 12, 2013, Paul Schwantz won the Logan County Jr. department Beef carcass contest with an index of 53.50. In the Pork carcass contest Brooke Harnacke won with a % lean index of 57.96. In the Beef carcass contest, Garrett Schreiner came in 2nd, Luke McLaughlin, 3rd, Austin Goodman, 4th, Brodie McCormick, 4th, Riley Allspach, 5th and Austin Goodman, 6rth.
In the Pork carcass contest in order of finish after Harnacke were: Kaitlyn Steffens, Leah Anderson, Austin Hayes, Meg Meeker, Emma Ritterbush, Lucas Aylesworth, Kyle Klockenga, Greysen Van Wey, Genna Van Wey,Robert Meeker, Cameron Harnacke, Anna Hayes and Austin Goodman.
Dave Opperman, chairman of the junior livestock activities, wanted to thank the sponsors for their support. This year's sponsors were Atlanta Meat Locker, Big R Stores, Central Illinois Ag, Cross Bros., Graue Inc. Herrin Fertilizer, Rick and Deb Freed and family, Rohlfs Implement, Schwantz Farms and Tabor Feed Mill and Farm Supply.