Tri-City Ledger -

By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Coleman lands top pig

Neal student pockets $553.50 for his grand champion


April 18, 2019

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Coleman, left, and Landis leave with their ribbons after pig auction.

W.S. Neal Elementary School student Cameron Coleman not only left the Escambia County 4-H Swine Show and Sale with ribbons pinned to his chest, he also walked away with a $553.50 check when his Best of Show pig was sold at auction.

Home-schooled student Ben Landis took the reserve champion ribbon.

Back on Dec. 4, 29 students paid $75 each to pick up their pigs that weighed in the neighborhood of 40 to 50 pounds. Last Friday, 23 students took their pigs to the show and sale at the Double AA Auction, Inc., arena on Ag Drive in Brewton – a stones throw from the Escambia County Extension Offi...

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