Before heading to compete in a national pageant, a 17-year-old Wapakoneta High School senior gave her local community a preview of what she would be presenting to the nation next week.
The Ohio State University graduate student Alexandra Gress quickly pointed out Wednesday the Auglaize County Junior Fair offered âcuts that certainly rank well with industry standardsâ during the carcass review at Kah Meats.
âComparitively speaking, things were certainly at the industry average,â said Gress, who has been judging carcasses for fairs since 2007. âThe pork was very good quality. The grand and dairy steers were very good quality, too.â
A contract for social services offered as part of the family planning program at the Auglaize County Health Department has been terminated.
âWeâre streamlining family planning,â Auglaize County Health Commissioner Charlotte Parsons said of the decision after the Auglaize County Health Boardâs meeting this week. âWe donât feel we can afford to offer it any more.â
Parsons said the decision was made as the department continues to receive less funding through grants and other sources.