first_img Print Article The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Latest Stories Published 9:30 pm Thursday, February 26, 2009 Skip Sponsored Content Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day By Jaine Treadwell Renfroe showed calves for four years before he had to choose between playing sports and showing calves. But the lessons he learned in raising and showing calves translated to the sports arena.“Raising and showing calves, you learn a lot about hard work, responsibility and commitment,” Renfroe said. “You learn things that will help you later in life and all through life.”When Renfroe had children of his own, he encouraged his girls to participate in the 4-H program and to raise calves to show.The biggest change was that parents had become more involved in the program and showing calves had actually become a family affair. “I did encourage the girls, but all three of them liked participating in the steer and heifer program and it was something that we all enjoyed, Susan, the girls and me,” Renfroe said. By The Penny Hoarder Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits And Renfroe admitted raising calves for show as “kind of an ego thing.”“It was like playing ball,” he said. “You wanted your kids to do good, to excel and win. But, by the same token, they learned that there are things you have to do when sometimes you’d rather do something else.”Although winning is always the desired end result, Renfroe said those who compete are usually an unselfish bunch.“You know about the commitment and hard work that has gone into getting there so you want all the kids to do well,” Renfroe said. “When you compete on the local level, everybody gets to know everybody and you become a family.”All three of Bill and Betty Hixon’s children showed calves and so did their grandchildren.But now, showing calves has given way to sports. “You can’t play ball these day and show calves and do either one of them good,” Hixon said. Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson “We were just little ol’ farm boys working with calves from off the farm,” Hixon said. “The first calf show that I entered was at the courthouse on the square in Troy. We tied our calves to mimosa trees.”Renfroe was the next in the family to show calves and, as a farm boy, showing calves was a natural outlet for young Renfroe.“I’d always been around cattle so I wanted to see what I could do raising a calf on my own,” Renfroe said. “Back then when children did a 4-H project, they did it on their own. So, I did the raising and showing on my own.” Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Acid Reflux (Watch Now)Healthy LifestyleIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Three generations of neighbors support cattle program Email the author When you want to talk steers and heifers, there’s one Pike County family that will be willing to gab with you.Bill Hixon and his nephew, Don Renfroe, are old hats at raising calves for show and they willingly impart the knowledge they have gained over the years to any young people who show an interest in “showing.”Hixon started showing calves in the early to mid-1940s, when all a child had to do was go out in the pasture, pick out a calf and work with it. You Might Like Troy man killed in wreck “Did you ever go fishing on a bright, sunny day…” was just the beginning of a little tune Eleanor Bassett… read more Book Nook to reopenlast_img read more

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first_imgRory with SamRORY KAVANAGH’S decision to leave the Donegal County Senior Football set-up as been the talk of the national and local media in the past 48 hours.But for the Kavanagh family it is much more than that.It is the end of an era for the St Eunan’s man – and a very proud one at that. Rory’s sister Alma posted these pictures from some of the special moments for her, Rory and their family over the past few years.What a journey….. SISTER’S PROUD PICTURE TRIBUTE TO RORY KAVANAGH was last modified: January 16th, 2015 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:alma kavanaghdonegalRory KavanaghSt Eunanslast_img read more