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July 3, 2014

Baby contest set for July 17

The baby show, co-sponsored by the Franklin County Extension Homemakers and Brookville/Franklin County Chamber of Commerce, will be held at the Activity Tent during the Franklin County 4-H Fair Thursday, July 17, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Registration forms may be picked up at Bath State Bank, FCN Bank and Main Source Bank. Rules and classes are listed on the back of the registration forms.

Entries must be postmarked by July 11 and sent along with the $3 registration fee to the address on the form. Late entries will be accepted at the Red Barn until Thursday, July 17, at 5 p.m. and at the Activity Tent before the baby show beginning at 5:30 p.m. A late fee of $5 will be charged for these entries.

The babies entered must be Franklin County residents unless the parent, grandparent or great-grandparent showing the child at the fair is a member of the Franklin County Extension Homemakers as of Jan. 1, 2014.

The chamber is donating $10 to the grand champion winner of each class. A reserve champion will be named for each class, and all others will receive participation ribbons.

Each baby can be entered in one class:

• Most Handsome Baby Boy, 0-3 months;

• Prettiest Baby Girl, 0-3 months;

• Most Handsome Baby Boy, 4-7 months;

• Multiples (twins, triplets, etc.), 0-18 months;

• Prettiest Baby Girl, 4-7 months;

• Bluest Eyes (boy or girl), 0-18 months;

• Most Handsome Baby Boy, 8-12 months;

• Blondest Hair (boy or girl), 0-18 months;

• Prettiest Baby Girl, 8-12 months;

• Reddest Hair (boy or girl), 0-18 months;

• Most Handsome Baby Boy, 13-18 months;

Greenest/Hazel Eyes (boy or girl), 0-18 months;

• Prettiest Baby Girl, 13-18 months;

• Curliest Hair (boy or girl), 0-18 months;

• Little Mister or Little Miss Farmer (boy or girl), 0-18 months;

• Most Sober Expression (boy or girl), 0-18 months; or

• Brownest Eyes (boy or girl), 0-18 months.

For more information, persons can contact Holly Murray at the Purdue Extension Office at 765-647-3511 or

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