Grand Champion beef steer brings $2,000

The Grand Champion steer was purchased by area businesses: Neal's Funeral Home, RJE Fertilizer, Wayne's Meats, Jeff Sharp Attorney At Law, and Southeastern Indiana REMC. Pictured from left are: 4-H Queen Victoria Woulms, Lila Neal, Neal's Funeral Home, 4-H King Abe Koehne, Terry Eaglin of RJE Fertilizer, holding grand daughter, Madelyn Bernhardt, Wayne Rohrig, Wayne Meats, Miss Ripley County Kathryn Sidell, Jeff Sharp,attorney from Batesville, Chris Schmaltz, REMC board member, and the owner of the Grand and Home Grown Champion beef steer, Tyler Wilburn, with a little help from his brother, Zack Wilburn, holding the banner. The steer brought $2,000 at the 4-H auction held Friday, July 24 at the fairgrounds park.