Jones County 4-H members from Hamlin, Stamford, and Jones County 4-H clubs hosted the 1st Annual Benefit Dog Costume Contest as their One Day 4-H community service project. The event took place at Anson Mesquite Daze, October 25th, and it was plenty hot! Proceeds from the benefit will be donated to Rescue the Animals of Abilene.
Winners were: Grand Champion-Parki (Melissa Velasquez); Reserve Champion-Buddy (C.W. Cooper); Showmanship-Bocefus (Sara Hagler); Owner/Dog Costume-Barnaby (Ben Metler); Funniest Costume-Rusty (Ryan Tessley); Most Unique Costume-Delilah (Allie Probst); Spookiest Costume-Harley (Adam Reeves); Best Costume-Sassy (Karen Reeves); Prettiest Dog-Zoey (Cole E.); Tiniest-Parki (Melissa Velasquez); Most Obedient-Buddy (C. W. Cooper); Biggest Dog-Maggie Rose (Sara Hagler); Waggiest Tail-Daisy (KateLynn Ramos); Handsomest-Bandito Bow (Judy D); Dog Judge Would Like to Take Home-Scooter (Samuel Wilburn); Most Bashful-YaYa (Sherri Norman); Most Intimidating-Sasha (Kelvin Fields); Most Relaxed-Maggie (Kelsie Tischler)