(from left) Payge Dahmer, Brooke Dunning, Reagan Rodgers, and Elsie Barton steady their lambs as they compete in Thursday afternoon’s Grand Champion drive.

A pair of Hampshires stood firm amid storm gusts Thursday afternoon, winning top honors at the Missouri State Fair’s market lamb contest. Regional Radio’s Kyle Hill has this recap of Thursday’s contest from Sedalia:

Attention now turns to the Swine Barn for the next market show, as the market barrow contest gets underway Friday morning at 8. 4-H and FFA contests will run simultaneously in neighboring rings.