Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

August 21, 2012

Albia youth a top hog caller


Daily Iowegian

DES MOINES — More than 30 competitors tested their vocal talents in the Hog Calling competition judged Friday at the 2012 Iowa State Fair.

In the 5 to 16 age division, Marisa Potts, 15, of West Des Moines placed first. Second place was awarded to Tristan Lochner, 15, of Cedar Rapids. Third place was a tie between Cloe Wales, 5, of Albia and Eli Palmersheim, 12, of Des Moines.

In the 17 and Over age division, Larry Dozier, 49, of Braddyville took first place. Second place went to Al Butler, 57, of Lacona, and Kyle Barton, 39, of West Des Moines placed third.

In ages 5 to 16, Cloe Wales, 5, of Albia tied for third.

 A first prize of $5 and ribbons were awarded to each class.