Grand Champion Swine goes for $1,100
The Grand Champion Swine of the Ripley County 4-H Fair was purchased by GEI Fluid Power of Milan from Ryan Raab for the premium price of $1,100 at the auction held Friday at the Ripley County Fairgrounds. Pictured from left are Julie Hoffrogge, Miss Ripley County 2010; Sarah Webster, first runner-up; Victoria Woulms, second runner-up; Olivia Woolum, third runner-up; Ashley Vestal, fourth runner-up; Steven Gemmer of GEI Fluid Power, Ryan Raab, seller; 4-H King and Queen, Zach Koehne and Jessica Flaspohler, and holding the banner is Amanda Hansen. Watch for more auction coverage in this week's The Versailles Republican.