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Two unusual bid rounds at PEF market sale


October 24, 2019

Jerry Hennigar; Roger Miller; Jim Lyle; Jim Kincaid; Garin Monson

Jerry Hennigar, Roger Miller, Jim Lyle and Jim Kincaid, from the left, were among junior marketers from 1960 who pooled money to buy this year's reserve 4H champion lamb from Garin Monson.

Two unusual bid rounds were logged at this year's junior market sale at the Palouse Empire Fair. One was an impromptu call for pledges to help fund a 4Her who lost his dad to cancer last May and the other was bid by junior stock entrants from the 1960 sale who decided to get back together and buy one animal on this year's sale bill.

Jerry Hennigar, organizer of the reunion pool bid, said he had planned to make the joint purchase next year on the 60th anniversary of when the participants were in the sale ring, but he decided to do it this year to comply with the 2019 fair's "Baling in the Ge...

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