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  1. Jim Wells County FairRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | Alice24-7.com

    After winning Grand Champion in the Market Steer Show in 2011, Orange Grove 4-H'er Joshua Myers decided to take a break from raising calfs to focus on other animal projects. He returned to the show in this year's Jim Wells County Fair and picked up right where he left off, winning Grand Champion for his second time.

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  2. Jim Wells County FairRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | Alice24-7.com

    After winning Grand Champion in the Market Steer Show in 2011, Orange Grove 4-H'er Joshua Myers decided to take a break from raising calfs to focus on other animal projects. He returned to the show in this year's Jim Wells County Fair and picked up right where he left off, winning Grand Champion for his second time.

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  3. Myers wins steer show after two-year absenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Alice24-7.com

    ... take a break from raising calfs to focus on other animal projects. He returned to the show in this year's Jim Wells County Fair and picked up right where he left off, winning Grand Champion for his second time. "I showed them for two years, then ...

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  4. Rodriguez, Benavides take top prizes at swine showRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Alice24-7.com

    ... all about the pigs in the main show arena at the county fairgrounds during the controlled chaos that is the Jim Wells County Fair Market Swine Show. In the market swine, the top animals in each weight class compete for Breed Champion and Reserve ...

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  5. Alaniz crowned 2014 Miss Jim Wells CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Alice24-7.com

    Kirsten Alaniz, 17, was crowned Miss Jim Wells County during the 55th Annual Queen's Contest held in the main show arena Wednesday evening. Kirsten is a senior at Alice High School and will be studying law at the University of Texas in Austin next fall.

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  6. JWC Fair Rabbit Show held ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Alice24-7.com

    ... Orange Grove and has been showing rabbits at the county fair for the past four years. Anthony Ruiz News The Jim Wells County Fair continued early Thursday morning in the west show arena as close to 200 rabbits went before the judge during the Market ...

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  7. Parent questions JWC Fair Association's decisionsRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | Alice24-7.com

    The Jim Wells County Fair is known for being such a nostalgic event for our local area Agricultural and Farming Community. It is a grand opportunity for older generations to introduce younger generations to a great tradition that in my family has carried on for 30 years until this year.

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  8. Mark Anthony CantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Alice24-7.com

    ... Elizabeth Catholic School Advisory Council, the Premont Independent School District School Board and the Jim Wells County Fair Association. Mark was instrumental in assisting the educational institutions he was associated with. He was one of the ...

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  9. Poultry show starts JWC Fair Wednesday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Alice24-7.com

    Anthony Ruiz News The Jim Wells County Fair kicked off Wednesday morning with the Market Poultry Show in the West Show Arena. The poultry show includes roaster, broiler and turkey divisions.

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  10. Lopez, Hernandez lead in vocational shop projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Alice24-7.com

    The winning vocational shop entry, a large metal gate with the Texas A&M University logo, was constructed by Orange Grove fourth grader Joaquim Lopez. Anthony Ruiz News While there weren't many entries in the Vocational Shop Projects Division at this year's Jim Wells County Fair, Project Judge Jerome Tymrak had his work cut out for him.

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  11. Goat Judge Kyle Smithwick looks over Sarah Craig's lightweight goat,Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Alice24-7.com

    ... Show were no lightweights in the overall judging at the main show arena Wednesday during the 77th Annual Jim Wells County Fair. Taking the top prize of Grand Champion was Orange Grove seventh grader Sarah Craig with her lightweight division champion ...

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  12. this story a-oRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Alice24-7.com

    Anthony Ruiz News Orange Grove fifth grader Kace Wilken won both the Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion, as well as first place in junior showmanship, in the Market Lamb Show held Wednesday morning in the main show arena during the Jim Wells County Fair. Kace, 10, is a member of the Orange Grove Junior FFA and has been showing lambs since he was in the third grade.

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  13. Live from the Annual Jim Wells County Fair ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | KIII

    Hundreds lined the streets Wednesday to enjoy the yearly Jim Wells County Fair Parade.

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  14. It's a family thingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Alice24-7.com

    ... both excited for the fair, Emily said she is not as keen on the idea of selling her pig. The 77th Annual Jim Wells County Fair will be from Oct. 22 to 25 at the county fairgrounds. The Market Swine Show will be in the main show arena on Thursday, ...

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  15. Judging for JWC Fair Home Ec entries underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Alice24-7.com

    Anthony Ruiz News Judges have been busy since 9 a.m. Tuesday morning looking, and in some cases tasting, close to 1,000 entries in the Women's Building at the county fairgrounds for the 77th Annual Jim Wells County Fair Home Economics Division. Entries are judged and awarded ribbons based on the points received.

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  16. Allen Garza with his seventh-month-old boer goat,Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Alice24-7.com

    Anthony Ruiz News For many, this year's Jim Wells County Fair will be their first opportunity to show an animal project following months of hard work. Siblings and Alice Junior FFA members Allen Garza and Liana Garcia, however, are already veterans of the fair despite their young age.

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  17. Julie Myers with her cross breed pig,Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Alice24-7.com

    Julie Myers with her cross breed pig, "Lulu," will be participating in the Market Swine Show at this year's Jim Wells County Fair. Anthony Ruiz News While many sports fans might know sophomore Julie Myers in her role as the mascot of the Alice Coyotes, this week she will be setting her costume aside as she exhibits her cross breed pig, "Lulu," in the 77th Annual Jim Wells County Fair.

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  18. Agriculture Officials and Ranchers on Alert Following Recent Case of Anthrax Found in CowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | KIII

    Agriculture officials & ranchers in Jim Wells county are on alert after a cow was recently discovered with anthrax about 10 miles north of Premont. Clayton Hilton is an associate professor and the director of the Veterinary Technology Program at Texas A&M Kingsville.

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  19. Orange Grove Residents Upset Over Nearby Oilfield ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | KIII

    Some Orange Grove residents are once again battling a couple of multi-million dollar oilfield projects they thought were dead. Jim Wells County Commissioner Richard Miller met with 3News Friday along Highway 624, just west of Orange Grove.

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  20. Anthrax confirmed in Jim Wells County cowRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Southwest Farm Press

    The first case of anthrax in a cow this year has been confirmed in South Texas, the first case in Jim Wells County in over 50 years. Texas Animal Health Commission officials say the cow was discovered on a ranch 10 miles north of Premont. 2 comments