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July 8, 2014

County Farm Bureau royalty named

Winner eligible to compete for state title next month

— CUMBERLAND — The Allegany County Farm Bureau will name its Miss Allegany County Farm Bureau on July 13 at 8 p.m. in the Multipurpose Building at the Allegany County Fairgrounds.

This year, Allegany County Farm Bureau will be represented by Ashley Parker, daughter of Robert and Diane Parker, Flintstone.

Parker resides on a farm in Flintstone, where she raises her 4-H projects. She is also a farm hand on her grandmother’s 55-acre vegetable production farm.

Parker has been an active member of 4-H since she was 8 and FFA since she was a freshman in high school.

She will be showing her two breeding sheep, two market sheep and two market hogs at the 2014 Allegany County Fair and Ag Expo.

In the fall, Parker will attend Potomac State College of West Virginia University, pursuing a degree in secondary education and continuing her soccer career as a member of the women’s team.

Winner of the local contest will be eligible to vie for the title of Miss Maryland Agriculture at the Maryland State Fair in August in Timonium.

The contest is open to single young women, ages 16 to 20, whose families belonged to the Maryland Farm Bureau prior to the contest and are knowledgeable in the field of agriculture.

Serving as Junior Miss Allegany County Farm Bureau will be Makayla Donahoe, daughter of Eric Donahoe and Susan Humbertson, Beans Cove, Pa.; Makensie Headley, daughter of Brian and Trixie Headley, Beans Cove; and Sarah Parker, daughter of Robert and Diane Parker, Flintstone.

Donahoe resides on a small farm, where she raises her 4-H project animals. She has been a member of 4-H for seven years.

Donahoe will be showing two market goats, two market hogs and a feeder steer at the 2014 fair and ag expo.

In the fall, she will be starting her freshman year at Everett Area High School, where she is an active member of the National Honor Society and a member of the soccer and track team.

Headley will be entering into the eighth grade this fall at Everett Area Middle School, where she is a distinguished honor roll student. She is a member of the junior high volleyball and track teams.

Headley lives on a farm in Beans Cove, where she raises her rabbits and chickens. She is a member of the Mountain & Valley 4-H Club. Headley will be entering vegetables and crafts for the indoor exhibits at the 2014 fair and ag expo.

Sarah Parker resides on a farm in Flintstone, and since February has been raising her two market hogs that she will be showing at the 2014 fair and ag expo.

She has been a member of the Allegany County 4-H/ FFA Livestock Club since she was 8. In the fall, Parker will be entering her sophomore year at Fort Hill High School, where she is an active soccer and tennis player.

The Junior Miss program is open to young women ages 12 to 15 whose families belong to the Farm Bureau.

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