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Abbey Hicks shows her Grand Champion steer at the Refugio County Stock Show. The steer sold for $17,000. Last year, the Grand Champion steer sold for $12,500. See more auction photos in the B section.
Tim Delaney photo Abbey Hicks shows her Grand Champion steer at the Refugio County Stock Show. The steer sold for $17,000. Last year, the Grand Champion steer sold for $12,500. See more auction photos in the B section.
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Janelle Shepherd was named the Refugio County Fair Best of Show winner in the adult Quilt category. See more County Fair photos in the B section.
Tim Delaney photo Janelle Shepherd was named the Refugio County Fair Best of Show winner in the adult Quilt category. See more County Fair photos in the B section.
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REFUGIO – The Refugio County Livestock Show auction wrapped up Saturday afternoon, March 22, at Padilla Hall. The County Fair also finished up earlier that morning.

According to auction officials, the total amount generated was about $628,392.

Here are the results of the County Fair, the Special Needs Livestock Show and the Refugio County Livestock Show and Auction:

COUNTY FAIR

Best of Show 2014 winners included Wanda Spies, adult high point; Hannah Friedrichs, youth high point; adult baked goods, Doris Pfeil; youth baked goods, Isabel Friedrichs; adult preserved food, Linda Maldonado; youth preserved food, Connor Denton.

Also, adult crafts, Pam Harris; youth crafts, Adam Lewis; adult art, Melisa Lewis; youth art, Hailey Briseno; adult photography, Jennifer Wright; youth photography, Aimee Cortez; adult horticulture, Wanda Speis; youth horticulture Madison Williamson.

Also, adult quilt, Janelle Shepherd; youth quilt, Hannah Friedrichs; adult handwork, Janie Wiginton; youth handwork, Hannah Friedrichs; and youth sewing, Isabel Friedrichs.

SPECIAL NEEDS LIVESTOCK SHOW

The following students won trophies and ribbons:

Michelle Garcia, Austwell-Tivoli school district; Carlos Tovar, A-T school district; Connor Barker, Woodsboro ISD; Noel Briseno, Woodsboro ISD; Allen Holst, Woodsboro ISD; Bernie Rodriguez, Woodsboro ISD; and Kristen Goss, Woodsboro, ISD.

REFUGIO COUNTY LIVESTOCK SHOW & AUCTION

Grand Champions: steer, Abbey Hicks,$17,000, Allen Samuels Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Aransas Pass; lamb, Courtney Myers, $7,000, Causey Ranch, Joe and Dee Braman; hog, Taylor Nixon, $11,250, 3S Services, Champion Chemical, Chris Sitka, Coastal Bend Aggies Buyers Group, Elite Compression Services, Keith Mingus, Show Pig Mafia, Stuart Land and Cattle Co., Tierra Lease Service, Vantage Bank Texas; goat, Demi Rosas, $15,000, Gary and Deborah Bellows; turkey, Kyra Klare, $5,500, Bryant Industrial Services, Klare Physical Therapy, New Generation Industries, Platinum Chemicals LLC, Timberland Environment; broilers,Ti Beall, $7,750, Ag Med Supply, Coastal Bend Aggies Buyers Group, Rawhide Cattle Co, WestWind Helicopters; rabbits, Derek Ressmann, $3,000, H.E.B, Joe and Dee Braman

Reserve Champions: steer, Reagan Ruddock, $16,999, Friend of 4H; lamb, Dalton Klare, $5.750, Bryant Industrial Services, Coastal Bend Aggies Buyers Group, Klare Physical Therapy, New Generation Industries, Platinum Chemicals LLC, Symphonic Financial Advisors, Timberland Environment; hog, Braden Levick, $11,249, Friend of 4H, Friends of 4-H, Joe and Dee Braman, goat,Ti Beall, $8,750, Thomas E. Braman, Joe and Dee Braman, Allison Ranch, Ag Med Supply, Hallettsville Livestock Commission; turkey, Justin Speis, $5,499, Refugio County Farm Bureau; broilers, Hunter Rifenburgh, $7,249,EBY Survey, Inc, H.E.B, LB Contracting, Mike and Pam Burns; rabbits, Allie Upton$2,999, LB Contracting

Breed Champion: steer, Kcee Ponce, $5,500, Rawhide Cattle Co., Nick Arredondo Livestock Services; steer, Peyton Levien, $10,300, Joe and Dee Braman, Gulf Coast Weed Control, South Central Cementers, Oak Lease Service; lamb, Reagan Ruddock,$3,999, Anderson Ag; hog, Demi Rosas, Gary and Deborah Bellows, 2-D Service, Southern Speciality;hog,Bradyn Meza, $4,000, Dirty Dozen Plus-Hallesttsville Livestock Commission Co., Anita Barber, Jr. and Veronica Rocha, H.E.B., Basic Energy Services, Discount Auto Parts, Mary Kathryn O’Brien, Parker Dixon, John and Boogie Barber, Dr. and Mrs. J.T. Rainey, Mike and Joni Barber, Alan and Laura Henkhaus, Bo and Ruthie Henderson, Ronnie and Lisa Williams, Tuttle’s Grocery & Market, Mick O’Brien, Morgan and Beau O’Brien, Charro Operating, LLC, Johnny and Ditty Gold, Buck Kelley, Alice Moring, Bubba and Cindy Wiginton, Wiginton grandchildren, Phillip and Kim Moring, Barber Ranches, Ltd., Betty Bauer, South Central Cementers, Wilkinson Chevrolet, Bobby and Debra Bolcik, Leander and Carolyn Niemann, Caleb, Calli, Presleigh and Thomas Barber, Ronnie and Carolyn Toups Adrian, Robert and Lynette Nixon, Lonnie and Becky Grady, Jugs’n Jiggers, Midcoast Lease Service; hog, Derek Ressmann, $2,000, Dirty Dozen Plus

Reserve Breed Champions: steer, Kodye Neel, $5,000, BC Oilfield, Elite Compression Services, Quinn Pump & Supply; steer, Adam Lewis, $4,500, J&P Ramirez Services, LLC; hog, Landen Fagan, $3,100, Rawhide Cattle Co; hog, Madalynn Nixon, $4,550, Allison Ranch, EBY Survey, Inc,Joe & Dee Braman, Tierra Lease Service, Triple T, Vantage Bank Texas; hog, Ysidro Mascorro, $2,150, Nick Arredondo Livestock Services; lamb, Shelby Hajek, $3,000, Allison Ranch, Thomas E. Braman;

Other Sales: Steer, Noah Lewis, $3,500, J&P Ramirez Services, LLC; steer, Abbey Hicks, $13,000, AEP, Bay LTD, Beck Bro, Industrial Site Services, Iven & Ruby Neal, Jeff & Melissa Jessop, Merrill Lease Service, Neal Show Calves, NuStar Energy, Tuttles Grocery, H.E.B.; steer: Stacee Ponce, $4,500, Gary & Deborah Bellows; steer, Kcee Ponce, $4,000, J&P Ramirez Services, LLC; steer, H.C. Neel, $6,000, Atzenhoffer Chevrolet & Cadillac, Hallettsville Livestock Commission, steer, Peyton Levien, $9,900, Barbara Hagel, EBY Survey, Inc, Joe & Dee Braman, Midcoast Lease Service, Nick Arredondo Livestock Services, Oak Lease Service, South Central Cementers; steer, Kasandra Nunez, $4,500, BC Oilfield, MidCoast Lease, Quinn Pump & Supply; steer, Kasye McCool, $8,100, LB Contracting, Refugio County Steer Supporter; steer, Kasye McCool, $12,000, Allen Samuels Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Aransas Pass, Beeville Livestock Commission, Joe & Dee Braman, Rawhide Cattle Co, Symphonic Financial Advisors, Woodsboro Farmers COOP; lamb, Bailey Myers, $4,250, Allison Ranch, Joe & Dee Braman, Thomas E. Braman; lamb, Marissa Garcia, $3,700, Dennis & Katrina Bellows, H.E.B, Joe & Dee Braman, Nick Arredondo Livestock Services; lamb, Courtney Myers, $4,750, Ag Med Supply, Allison Ranch, Friends of 4-H, H & R Block of Woodsboro, Hallettsville Livestock Commission, Rawhide Cattle Co; hog, Jessica Bingenheimer, $4,650, Ainsworth Services, Ainsworth TLC-Limousine Co., Ainsworth Truck Leasing,Ainsworth Trucking,Cornell Solutions, Dewey Bellows Consulting, Eagle Safety Systems, Gulf Coast Weed Control, H.E.B, Cielo Engergy Consulting, Wiginton Contractors; hog, Johnathan Rosas, $11,248, Gary & Deborah Bellows; hog, Trace Mascorro, $2,750,Atzenhoffer Chevrolet & Cadillac, Dirty Dozen Plus, Vantage Bank Texas; hog, Tanner Vanek, $3,100, Bobby Blaschke, EBY Survey, Inc, Gary Henry, LB Contracting, South Central Cementers; hog, Dalton Brown, $3,000, Allison Ranch; goat, Baileigh Schmidt, $2,500, Dirty Dozen Plus; goat, Madeline Braman, $8,749, Thomas E. Braman; lamb, Megan Simmons, $1,950, Braman Brands, Elite Compression Services, Oak Lease Service; lamb, Teah Camacho, $5,749, John J Garcia, Mepco, INC, RER, Inc; lamb, Brianna Rios, $2,050, Evelyn Diebel, Joe & Dee Braman, Rawhide Cattle Co, Triple T; hog, Landen Fagan, $5,500, Barber Ranches, Ltd., Woodsboro Farmers COOP; hog, Colton Smith, $2,500, Dirty Dozen Plus; hog, Colton Smith, $1,600, Woodsboro Farmers COOP; hog, Trace Mascorro, $1,500, Gary & Deborah Bellows, Nick Arredondo Livestock Services; hog, Hannah Rose, $2,600, Nick Arredondo Livestock Services, South Cross Energy; hog, Madalynn Nixon, $2,850, Dirty Dozen Plus, Rawhide Cattle Co; hog, Celeste Lara, $3,000, Gary & Deborah Bellows, Oak Lease Service, Ronnie & Lisa Williams; hog, Bradyn Meza, J&P Ramirez Services, LLC, $2,100.00; hog, Taylor Nixon, $2,3500, Atzenhoffer Chevrolet & Cadillac, Champion Technologies, EBY Survey, Inc, H.E.B, Triple T; hog, Celeste Lara, $2,300, Elite Compression Services; goat, Johnathan Rosas, $8,749,Dewey Bellows Consulting; goat, $8,749, Madeline Braman, Thomas E. Braman, Justin Speis, J&P Ramirez Services, LLC, Joe & Dee Braman, Wiginton Contractors, Woodsboro COOP & Friends; goat, Isabel Friedrichs, $5,250, Braman Brands, Gulf Coast Weed Control, H.E.B, Oak Lease Service, Texas Down Hole Tools; turkey, Kyra Klare, $2,985, Bryant Industrial Services, Gary & Deborah Bellows, H.E.B, Klare Physical Therapy, New Generation Industries, Platinum Chemicals LLC, Timberland Environment, William Nickerson; turkey, Izac Canchola, $1,000, Quinn Pump & Supply; lamb, Dalton Klare, $2,000, Bramen Brands, Klare Physical Therapy, South Cross Energy; lamb, Marissa Garcia, $1,600, Anderson Ag; lamb, Erin Rachal, $1,500, Steven Rachal; hog, Christopher Moya, $1,500, Mick O’Brien; hog, Kelli Ressmann, $1,000,Triple T; hog, Jessica Bingenheimer, $4,200,Dewey Bellows Operating, Cielo Energy Consulting, Oak Lease Service; hog, Joseph Montemayor, $2,700,Neal Show Calves, Quinn Pump & Supply, South Central Cementers; hog, Kaitlyn Williams, $3,200, Gary & Deborah Bellows, Joe & Elia Perez; hog, Jaylon Mascorro, $1,600, Anderson Ag; hog, Braden Levick, $11,248, Friend of 4H; goat, Isabel Friedrichs, $7,250, Braman Brands, Dennis & Katrina Bellows, Gulf Coast Weed Control, Texas Down Hole Tools; goat, $1,500, Braylon Gonzales, Kathy O’Brien Ball, goat, Cassandra Gomez, $3,100, Allison Ranch, Gary & Deborah Bellows; goat, Baileigh Schmidt, $2,700, MidCoast Lease, Smith Services; turkey, Brett Lopez, $2,000 Allison Ranch, Harkins Brothers Cattle Co; turkey, Brett Lopez, $2,450, Jimmy & Donna Van Cleave, Allen Samuels Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Aransas Pass, Allison Ranch, McCool Livestock, Neal Show Calves; broilers, Presleigh Barber, $7,248, Anita Barber, Barber Ranches, Ltd., Leander Niemann Farms; broilers, Presleigh Barber, $7,248, Judy Niemann Ins Agency & Stacy Nieman Ins Agency; rabbits, Clara Keyes, $1,700, Anderson Ag, rabbits, Caleb Hesseltine, $700, Allen Samuels Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Aransas Pass, H&R Block Woodsboro; lamb, Analiese Garcia, $5,749, Tray Tec, Inc.; lamb, McKayla Ramos,$1,750, Gulf Coast Weed Control, Oak Lease Service; hog, Christa Lara, $2,500, Gary & Deborah Bellows; hog, Anthony McGuill, $7,500, Allison Ranch, Beeville Livestock Commission, Bramen Brands, Carlyle Franklin, Hallettsville Livestock Commission, Refugio County Farm Bureau, South Central Cementers; hog, Ryan Speis, $2,650, Bramen Brands, Woodsboro COOP & Friends; hog, Michael Firova, $2,600, South Texas Oilfield Maintenance, Jaylon Mascorro, $1,600, Kevin Porras; hog, Kelli Ressmann, $1,000, Dolores Harkins; hog, Alanna Deleon, $2,500, Jr. & Veronica Rocha, Nick Arredondo Livestock Services; goat, Shelby Hajek, $2,150, Thomas E. Braman; goat, Bailey Myers, $3,050, Allen Samuels Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Aransas Pass, Allison Ranch, Brett Schubert, H & R Block of Woodsboro, Isabel, Hannah & Jackson Friedrichs, Thomas E. Braman, Triple T; goat, Hai-Lee Koonce, $1,500, Allison Ranch, South Texas Oilfield Maintenance; turkey, Matthew Garcia, $1,000, J&P Ramirez Services, LLC; turkey, Matthew Garcia, $2,000, Braman Brands; turkey, Friend of 4H; turkey, Izac Canchola, $750, Dirty Dozen Plus; broilers, Ian Brewer, $1,350, Allen Samuels Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Aransas Pass, Bramen Brands; broilers, Morgan Klaevemann, $2,100, Champion Technologies, Elite Compression Services, H & R Block of Woodsboro, Johnny & Ditty Gold, Malaise & Kaitlyn Williams, The Tres Chicas, Triple T, Woodsboro COOP & Friends; broilers, Mikaila Rosas, $1,000,Gulf Coast Weed Control; rabbits, Trey Upton, $1,250, LB Contracting; rabbits, Summer Hesseltine, $500, Dirty Dozen Plus; rabbits, Allie Upton, $500, LB Contracting; hog, Ysidro Mascorro, $1,500,Atzenhoffer Chevrolet & Cadillac, Nick Arredondo Livestock Services; hog, Christopher Moya, $1,250, Kevin Porras; hog, Nathan Meza, $1,150, Harkins Brothers Cattle Co; hog, Joseph Montemayor, $5,300, Dirty Dozen Plus, Gary & Deborah Bellows, Kevin Porras, LB Contracting; goat, Hai-Lee Koonce, $8,749, Barry & Linda Koonce; turkey, Jeffrey Owens, $1,850, Dennis & Katrina Bellows, Dolores Harkins, South Central Cementers; broilers, Hunter Rifenburgh, $4,200, Ags 08, Bobby Blaschke, Mike & Pam Burns; broilers, Mikaila Rosas, $500, Dirty Dozen Plus; broilers, Morgan Klaevemann, $1,000, Champion Technologies, MidCoast Lease; rabbits, Colten Hesseltine, $750, Harkins Brothers Cattle Co; rabbits, Caleb Hesseltine, $1,000, Dirty Dozen Plus; hog, Tanner Vanek, $1,200, South Texas Oilfield Maintenance; hog, Kaitlyn Williams, $4,000, Alvin & Cindy King, Gary & Deborah Bellows, Merrill Lease Service; hog, Emma Rose, $1,000, Anderson Ag; hog, Michael Firova, $4,250, Hallettsville Livestock Commission, South Texas Oilfield Maintenance; hog, Dalton Brown, $1,400, John Morgan O’Brien, Kevin Porras, Mike & Kelly Myers; hog, Lukas Meza$1,500, J&P Ramirez Services, LLC; hog, Jaden Perez, $2,500,Gary & Deborah Bellows, Kamin Furniture; broilers, McKenzi Simmons, $1,600, Mepco, INC, broilers, Christian Mascorro, $7,248, Nick Arredondo Livestock Services; rabbits,Kate Ruddock, $2,998,Bramen Brands; layered cake, Skylar Hall, $1,000, Champion Technologies, Elite Compression Services; cake - Scratch, Shelby Sheffield, $750, Dirty Dozen Plus; cupcakes, Weslee Jochetz, $1,050, Dirty Dozen Plus; bar cookies, Ernest Cisneros, $1,500, Allen Samuels Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Aransas Pass, Friend of 4H; pies, Clara Aguirre, $2,000, Gary & Deborah Bellows; quick bread, Nathanial McClellan, $500, Champion Technologies, Elite Compression Services; candy, Shane Jochetz, $1,300, Dirty Dozen Plus; candy, Mariya Pullin, $500,Champion Technologies,Elite Compression Services; bench,Woodsboro Industrial Art, $2,500, Harold Niemann Farms; swing, FFA Members, $2,250,Champion Technologies, Elite Compression Services; Picante Sauce, $6,400, Scholarship Fund
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