|TWO LIVESTOCK SHOWS BRING SUCCESS TO MANY STUDENTS
Students had a great showing at both of the local stock shows last week. On Wednesday night, a big part of the community gathered at the Castro County Expo Building to participate in or watch the Nazareth Livestock Show. There were 130 entries. The County Show took place on the following two days in which students competed against surrounding schools and show teams. The results are as follows.
Reserve supreme heifer- Dayson Schacher
Supreme heifer – Dayson Schacher
Grand steer – Molly Johnson
Reserve Grand steer – Payton Durbin
Jr. Cattle showmanship – Shelby Annen
Sr. Showmanship – Caitlin D’nae Kleman
Adult showmanship – Lesly Bosch Annen
Grand Lamb – Emma Kleman
Reserve Lamb – Emma Kleman
Jr showmanship – Emma Kleman
Sr showmanship – Hallie Kleman
Grand Goat – Boston Jones
Reserve Goat – Roxanne Wilhelm
Jr. Showmanship – Jack Welps
Sr. Showmanship – Boston Jones
Grand barrow – Chandler Schulte
Reserve Barrow – Garrison Kleman
Jr. Showmanship – Gracie Huseman
Sr. Showmanship – Tucker Huseman
Grand champion lamb – Hallie Kleman
Reserve champion lamb – Hallie Kleman
Sr. showmanship – Hallie Kleman
Jr. showmanship – Emma Kleman
Sr. goat showmanship – Roxanne Wilhelm
Reserve grand steer – Molly Johnson
Sr. showmanship – Anna Marie Huseman
Jr. showmanship – Payton Durbin
Supreme Heifer – Dayson Schacher
Reserve Supreme Heifer – Dayson Schacher
Grand champion barrow – Chandler Schulte
Reserve barrow – Tucker Huseman
Jr. showmanship – Kari Schulte
Sr. showmanship – Faithe Huseman
Chandler Schulte and her grand champion barrow.
|Nazareth students who earned top awards at the county show.
|Hallie and Emma Kleman with their champion lambs after the county stock show.
|Seniors Lexi Huseman, Aubrie Durbin, Roxanne Wilhelm, and Sara Kleman
|Dayson Schacher showing his heifer.
|MUSIC FOR GALA
Roger Schilling, Dwayne Kleman, Bruce Ehly, and Garrett Kleman practice music for the Home Merc Benefit Gala, set for Feb. 13th. They will be joined that night by drummer Raymond Falcon and fiddle player Brady Rasco. Tickets for the event can be purchased from Glen Waldo.
| Congrats to Tanya Ethridge! As if a belated Christmas gift, Tanya Ethridge was promoted to assistant vice president at our Peoples Bank in Nazareth. Ethridge joined Peoples Bank in 2008 and is a lending assistant at the Nazareth branch.
|Local Records a High Note
Adam Peña, a 2011 graduate of Nazareth High School and Baylor University (2015), attended the 16th Annual Latin Grammy Awards ceremony held at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, NV, back on Nov. 19th. Peña was invited as a Producer and Composer on the album “Y/O” recorded by the Venezuelan rock band, Charliepapa, which received a nomination for Best Rock Album. Adam originally wrote the song “Abismo” for his father’s band, Los Arcos Hermanos Peña, but later gave it to Charliepapa. “My Dad told me it would be a while before they would record the song, and Charliepapa expressed a lot of interest in it. My uncles Jerry and Fide, advised me to give it to Johnathan and the guys at Charliepapa, and they were right,” Peña said. Thought the album did not win a Grammy, Adam had an amazing experience, and hopes this will not be his last nomination—he is currently finishing work on a debut album by the group, Infinito, another act out of Dimmitt, TX. Though he loves working on music, Adam’s day job is working for Goldman Sachs, based in New York City. Congratulations Adam, and to your parents, Gilbert & Joann Peña!
| SWIFTS AND SWIFTETTES SOAR THROUGH HALF OF DISTRICT
Friday’s games against the Lazbuddie marked the end of the first part of district play for the basketball teams. Both teams are undefeated in district at this point, and hope to remain the same throughout the second half.
Both the Swifts and Swiftettes have defeated the teams from Kress, Amherst, Springlake-Earth, Hart, and Lazbuddie. The next five games will be against these same teams in opposite locations.
Come out and support the basketball teams on grandparents night in their upcoming home game against Amherst on Friday.
|NAZARETH VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT
2016 Super Bowl Party
Sunday, February 7th ~ 4:00 p.m.
American Legion Hall
$100 ticket includes drinks and steak dinner
$1,000 payout after the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd quarters
$1,200 final payout
Contacts any Fire Department Member for tickets.
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